Jazz has signed a commitment with GSMA to support climate action by reducing carbon emission to net zero by 2050
Islamabad – 22 April 2022: Today, as we celebrate World Earth Day it is essential for us to understand that responding to climate change is not an option anymore, in fact, there is a climate emergency which needs to be addressed. Jazz, Pakistan’s leading telecom, has committed to be a Net Zero Emitter of Carbon by 2050.
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Commenting on the Earth Day commitment, Aamir Ibrahim, CEO of Jazz said, “Mobile technology has a powerful ability to support climate action. Significant impact already being made across various sectors, including transport, agriculture, and smart cities. Jazz is uniquely positioned to support climate action within telecom and wider industries as well through digitisation. The company is pursuing several initiatives focusing on energy conservation, and our pledge with GSMA is reflection of our commitment to combat climate change for a healthier planet.”
Addressing the climate emergency, Jazz has already transitioned to a paperless company, reduced air travel, launched carpool programs, and increased the number of solar power sites. Furthermore, Jazz will be working on Circular Economy and e-waste initiatives to ensure a sustainable long-term impactful plan allowing Pakistan to contribute towards reducing carbon emission.