Sustainability is in the news again with initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region and Armenia garnering headlines in recent days.
Vodafone Group announced a devices trade-in, refurbishing and recycling programme with preservation charity the WWF, for its units in Africa and Europe as part of ambitions to be a net-zero operator by 2040.
Amazon penned an agreement to develop four solar panel projects in Indonesia with state-owned energy company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN, AKA Pesero), from which it will acquire 210 megawatts of renewable energy capacity.
Recent announcements in Cameroon and Kenya have underlined the importance to African communications of supporting – and being seen to support – sustainable approaches to energy and design.
American Tower Corporation’s African subsidiary ATC Africa and PowerX have announced a strategic partnership that, they say, will bring the efficiency and environmental benefits of PowerX’s artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to Africa’s telecommunications industry by optimizing energy usage at tower sites.