The role of telecommunications in managing traffic, supporting the cars of the future and, potentially, helping the environment has been underlined by a smart parking initiative on the way in Qatar and an electric vehicle (EV) services agreement in Malaysia.
Operator Airtel Nigeria has chosen Watt Renewable Corporation, an independently owned provider of hybrid solar solutions, to deliver over 32MW installed capacity of solar photovoltaics (PV) and storage across Nigeria.
Turkcell Group, owner of the leading mobile operator in Turkey, has announced plans to invest around US$240 million in green energy projects.
In the final instalment of our recent series focusing on e-waste in emerging markets, we reached out to a major Asian operator to learn more about how they plan to achieve a major sustainability pledge - Thailand’s True Corp, which has announced that it aims to achieve zero e-waste to landfill by 2030.
In the first instalment of this series, we explored the scale of the issue of e-waste and some of the steps being taken to reduce it. As attitudes towards sustainability shift, policymakers take note – whether at company or government level – and in this article we’ll explore the factors pushing the industry towards sustainability.