Tieto strengthens its sustainability IT offerings with SAP solutions for sustainability

Tieto Corporation         PRESS RELEASE         14 November 2012 at 09.00 am EET

Tieto extends its cooperation with SAP® and launches new services in support of SAP solutions for sustainability. The new services cover all of SAP's sustainability solutions and strengthen Tieto's offerings for sustainability IT. With these services Tieto will help companies and organizations to manage their value chains from a sustainability point of view, supporting operational as well as management perspectives.

"There is a high interest in sustainability solutions from many of our core industry customers, and I'm very happy to see this expanded cooperation with SAP in support of sustainability solutions in the Nordics," says Robert Kaup, head of SAP Growth Business, Tieto. "With these new services offerings, which complement our existing portfolio of services for other SAP solutions, we aim to provide even more business value to our customers and help them increase their sustainability performance."

The SAP solutions for sustainability includes four sustainability key themes: Operational risk management helps companies move beyond compliance to proactively lower environmental, health and safety risks in operations. Sustainability reporting and analytics theme helps to plan and measure corporate sustainability performance with the help of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) certified reporting tools. Energy and environmental resource management theme focuses on collecting data to more efficiently manage energy consumption and costs. Product safety and stewardship theme helps companies manufacture sustainable products and helps ensure efficient compliance with changing regulations

"We are very pleased to strengthen our sustainability IT offering in cooperation with SAP," says Pellervo Hämäläinen, Vice President, Communications, IR and CR, Tieto. "Helping our customers to improve their financial, environmental and social performance is very important to us. We believe that IT is a significant enabler of sustainable development."

Tieto is a forerunner in sustainability in the IT sector. The company's Green IT services help customers significantly reduce carbon dioxide equivalent emissions.  In 2012, Tieto was included in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. Tieto's corporate responsibility report was announced in May 2012. The report is assured in accordance with the AA1000 Assurance Standard (2008) by an external auditor to level A+ at GRI 3.1. The report is also Tieto's annual Communication on Progress in accordance with UN Global Compact requirements, where it qualifies for the GC Advanced level.

For further information, please contact:
Robert Kaup, Head of SAP Growth Business at Tieto, tel +43 66 4521 4502, robert.kaup (at) tieto.com
Pellervo Hämäläinen, Vice President, Communications , IR and CR Tieto, tel , +358 40 674 5257, pellervo.hamalainen (at) tieto.com


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14 November 2012