Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announces that subsequent to entering into exclusive negotiations with Atos Group on July 3, 2023 it has finalized the acquisition of EcoAct, an international leader in climate consulting and net zero solutions headquartered in Paris, France. The completion of the transaction follows consultation with the relevant employee representative bodies and approval from the competent regulatory authorities.
The acquisition represents the coming together of two best-in-class organizations to accelerate business solutions that deliver true value for both climate and clients. EcoAct’s portfolio of net zero and nature-based products and services, including consulting, climate data tools, and carbon offset project development, will expand and accelerate Schneider Electric’s global Sustainability Business, a leading provider of advisory services in the areas of energy management, energy efficiency, renewable energy and environmental commodity procurement, sustainability and net zero consulting, climate risk, sustainability communications, and reporting & disclosure.
The joining of the two organizations expands Schneider Electric’s capabilities to provide end-to-end solutions that lead organizations through the net zero transformation and beyond. The company’s advisory services support the development of sustainability strategy and target setting through to decarbonization across scope 1, 2, and 3, enhanced by its AI-led portfolio of digital and data management tools.
Schneider Electric and the Atos Group have established a foundation for a strategic partnership on decarbonization by combining Technology and Sustainability expertise to build products and solutions that enhance their customers’ paths to net zero.