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Achieving net zero in our operations

The biggest driver of our industry’s operational emissions is the burning of fossil fuels to generate the energy needed to run our networks.

As demand for digital connectivity grows, so too does the need to optimise energy efficiency and transition from fossil fuels to renewables.

Our goal is to match 100% of the grid electricity we use globally with electricity added to the grid from renewable sources by 2025.

We have achieved this in Europe and are seeking the same step change in Africa. We will work with others to develop new models for purchasing renewable grid electricity in Africa.

In Europe we continue to increase the proportion of power purchase agreements (PPAs) with renewable energy generators to procure longer-term energy contracts.

We will support the development and deployment of technologies that help us phase out fossil fuels and increase renewable sources of energy for both our stationary equipment and our vehicle fleet.