NTT Ltd. Defines Strategic Framework to Drive Sustainability and Commits to Net Zero Emissions by 2040
NTT Ltd., a global technology and business solutions provider, is today announcing a series of commitments to reduce its carbon footprint and create a connected future that is both more sustainable and inclusive for all. NTT will work to achieve net zero emissions across its operations by 2030 and its value chain by 2040. It is also driving towards powering its Global Data Center Division - an operation of almost 600,000m2 across 20 countries and regions – with 100% renewable energy by 2030 as an urgent priority.
Additionally, NTT is proud to have joined the United Nation’s Race to Zero campaign. This follows the company joining the Business Ambition Pledge for 1.5°C and committing to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). These initiatives are regarded as the gold standard for corporate climate action. They aim to support businesses who are committing to ambitious targets to limit global warming to 1.5°C and avoid the worst effects of climate change.
NTT Ltd.’s Global Chief Executive Officer, Abhijit Dubey, commented, “As one of the largest technology companies in the world, we have an obligation to make the world a more sustainable place. Employees, customers and partners are demanding that companies become more purpose-led. This is core to our NTT heritage, and I am incredibly proud to be announcing our commitment to reach net zero emissions and broader strategic sustainability goals. This is a significant step for us, which will see NTT using technology not only to help the world become more sustainable, but also to be connected long into the future. We will continue making investments in technology, people and programs to achieve these goals.”
NTT’s strategic framework is focused on accelerating sustainable and transformational change across three interconnected pillars:
- Connected Planet:
- Develop new and expand on existing partnerships to scale technology solutions focused on the protection and regeneration of biodiversity and ecosystems on every continent it operates in support of a more positive future by 2025
- Incorporate circular economy and regenerative design principles working in partnership across its operations, supply chain and client solutions by 2026
- Engage 50% of its employees in conservation and regenerative initiatives in their local communities in support of the UN SDGs and the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration by 2025
- Connected Economy:
- Grow its portfolio of smart solutions to support its clients and partners in decreasing 200m tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2026
- Establish a Sustainability Innovation Fund, review board and mentorship program to incubate ideas and scale the impact of climate tech and sustainable solutions and in support of the UN SDGs
- Connected Communities:
- Ensure that more than 50% of its workforce will belong to one or more of the diversity categories of gender, race, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and disability. To further reinforce this commitment, NTT will double the diversity of its executive leadership team with an emphasis on female representation by 2025
- Provide 5 million young people and children from underprivileged areas across the world with digital access and education to reduce inequality and build critical skills and opportunities for a connected future by 2030
- Enable and empower its employees to contribute 1 million hours of volunteering to support the initiatives forming the three interconnected pillars and in support of the UN SDGs by 2025
Commenting on the NTT’s sustainability commitments, Marilyn Chaplin, Chief Human Resources and Sustainability Officer at NTT Ltd., said, “We know that the greatest opportunity to make a positive impact is through our people, operations, and our core business solutions. This strategic framework gives us clear direction towards making a tangible difference across societies, the economy and our planet. It also provides us with an opportunity to further support our existing initiatives, such as the Connected Conservation Foundation, which uses technology to reduce poaching, and ROBOCEAN, a start-up looking to reduce climate change through the conservation of seagrass. I look forward to working with our talented and diverse ecosystem of stakeholders to help accelerate the change we need to see in the world and making these commitments a reality.”
Visit our website to learn more about our commitment to making the world a more sustainable place.
NTT Ltd. is part of NTT Group, which is committing to zero emissions across its entire group and subsidiaries by 2040.
NTT Ltd. is a leading global technology services company. Working with organizations around the world, we achieve business outcomes through intelligent technology solutions. For us, intelligent means data driven, connected, digital and secure. Our global assets and integrated ICT stack capabilities provide unique offerings in cloud-enabling networking, hybrid cloud, data centers, digital transformation, client experience, workplace, and cybersecurity. As a global ICT provider, we employ more than 40,000 people in a diverse and dynamic workplace that spans 57 countries, trading in 73 countries and delivering services in over 200 countries and regions. Together we enable the connected future.
Visit us at hello.global.ntt
About Business Ambition for 1.5°C:
Business Ambition for 1.5°C is a campaign led by the Science Based Targets initiative in partnership with the UN Global Compact and the We Mean Business Coalition. It was launched in 2019 by a global coalition of UN agencies, business and industry leaders.
About Race to Zero:
Race to Zero is the UN-backed global campaign rallying non-state actors – including companies, cities, regions, financial and educational institutions – to take rigorous and immediate action to halve global emissions by 2030 and deliver a healthier, fairer zero carbon world in time. Led by the High-Level Champions for Climate Action – Nigel Topping and Gonzalo Muñoz – Race to Zero mobilizes actors outside of national governments to join the Climate Ambition Alliance, which was launched at the UNSG’s Climate Action Summit 2019 by the President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
Hotwire for NTT Ltd.
About Business Wire
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
i2c Partners with BEYON Money and Visa to Launch First Open Banking Super App in Bahrain2.12.2021 16:23:00 CET | Press release
i2c Inc., a leading provider of digital payment and banking technology, today announced its partnership with BEYON Money, the mobile super app launched by Batelco Financial Services, which is the fintech arm of Bahrain’s leading digital solutions and telecommunications provider. Backed by a recently-secured, first-of-its-kind open banking license from the Central Bank of Bahrain, the BEYON Money super app will host a digital wallet that enables retail, bill, and peer-to-peer payments for its users, connects to bank accounts through open banking, delivers financial insights and provides digital remittances. BEYON Money will develop card issuing and processing functionalities through i2c’s agile banking and payments platform which will also integrate additional partners and services. Through i2c’s Fintech Fast Track certification, BEYON Money will tap into Visa’s network infrastructure to launch a digital-first debit program to the market with a physical card option available upon reques
ENTERPRISE AND MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS DRIVE REVENUE, ENGAGEMENT, AND DEMAND WITH BRIGHTCOVE SOLUTIONS, INDEPENDENT STUDY REVEALS2.12.2021 15:00:00 CET | Press release
Brightcove Inc. (Nasdaq: BCOV), the global leader in video for business, released findings that enterprises and media organizations can generate 225% and 226% ROI respectively with Brightcove and see a full return on the initial investment in less than six months. The commissioned Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) studies conducted by Forrester Consulting examined cost savings and business benefits with Brightcove solutions for enterprise and media organizations. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211202005560/en/ Forrester Consulting interviewed decision-makers at multiple enterprise and media organizations with experience using Brightcove. Respondents came from organizations headquartered in the US and EMEA, all with multi-billion dollars of annual revenues. The enterprise interviewees represented industries including automotive manufacturing, technology manufacturing, and media services that primarily use video to
ElectReon Brings Wireless Inductive Electric Vehicle Charging Technology to Italy’s “Arena of the Future”2.12.2021 14:00:00 CET | Press release
ElectReon (TASE: ELWS.TA), the leading provider of inductive in-road charging technology for commercial and passenger electric vehicles, announced the launch of the “Arena of the Future'' project in Brescia, Italy where the company has integrated its wireless technology to charge an IVECO bus and Stellantis’s Fiat Nuova 500 passenger vehicle while driving. This project is demonstrating contactless charging for a range of EVs as they drive on highways and toll roads as a potential pathway to decarbonizing long-haul transportation systems along motorway transport corridors. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211202005493/en/ ElectReon announces the launch of "Arena of the Future" in Italy (Photo: Business Wire) The construction and technical implementation of the 1,050-metre-long circuit equipped with ElectReon’s properarity in-road charging coils and supported by 1MW of electrical power has been successfully compl
Orbital Insight Integrates with Esri's ArcGIS Platform to Streamline Satellite and Sensor Imagery Analysis2.12.2021 14:00:00 CET | Press release
Orbital Insight's fusion of multisensor geospatial data and state-of-the-art algorithms has been helping customers address critical concerns for years—from determining the flow of container ship traffic amid unprecedented supply chain delays to visualizing dynamic intelligence and defense-related threats and anomalies across the globe. With the adoption of Esri's ArcGIS Platform, Orbital Insight is making it easier for its users to integrate with ArcGIS and analyze their data. Customers of Esri, the world leader in location intelligence, who also use Orbital Insight GO can now seamlessly work between both systems, making it easier to meet spatial challenges with Esri basemap visualizations directly within the Orbital Insight GO platform and export their analysis to ArcGIS. The integration with Esri's ArcGIS Platform provides an integral reference point for analysts as well as a more cohesive and natural user experience. More collaboration is planned, including eventually incorporating
NuScale Power Unveils Name of Flagship SMR Plants as the Company Approaches Commercialization2.12.2021 14:00:00 CET | Press release
NuScale Power today unveiled the official name of its small modular reactor (SMR) power plants – VOYGR™. NuScale is on the frontier of innovation in energy and the name VOYGR demonstrates that NuScale is changing the world by creating an energy source that is smarter, cleaner, safer, and cost competitive. NuScale’s flagship VOYGR-12 scalable power plant design can accommodate up to 12 NuScale Power Modules™ (NPM), resulting in a total gross output of 924 megawatts electric (MWe). NuScale also offers smaller scalable power plant solutions, the four-module VOYGR-4 (308 MWe) and six-module VOYGR-6 (462 MWe), that are underpinned by the rigorous safety case of the company’s NuScale Power Module™ SMR technology. The first VOYGR plant will be operational by the end of the decade. 12-Module (924 MWe) 6-Module (462 MWe) 4-Module (308 MWe) VOYGR™-12 VOYGR™-6 VOYGR™-4 As the first and only SMR to receive design approval from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the VOYGR plants are a scalable
SoftServe Releases Sustainability Report2.12.2021 13:05:00 CET | Press release
SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, has released its second bi-annual Sustainability Report. The report, prepared according to GRI Standards, highlights progress made against the company’s ongoing commitment to a sustainable business strategy, featuring key initiatives and achievements that positively impact society and the environment. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211202005018/en/ SoftServe Releases Sustainability Report “As a global organization, we must take responsibility towards our associates, customers, and communities,” said Chris Baker, CEO at SoftServe. “SoftServe is a people-centric company, focused on creating an inclusive workplace that supports our associates’ well-being, access to education, and innovation, which enables us to support sustainable development in our communities around the world.” “In 2020 the world faced extraordinary new challenges that impacted eac
New Report From Arthur D. Little Highlights Full Potential of Artificial Intelligence for Business2.12.2021 13:03:00 CET | Press release
Arthur D. Little (ADL) has launched a new report which examines how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to its full potential in the context of business decision making. The report – ‘From Insight to Impact’ looks at how companies can use AI more holistically rather than to just perform discrete functions and includes real world use cases where AI has demonstrated its ability to powerfully augment and improve business processes. In a survey conducted for the report, only 16% of respondents believed that their organizations were benefitting from the full potential of AI technology. For the great majority, AI applications remain stuck at the pilot stage or are limited to just specific applications such as online customer interaction. The survey also showed that concerns still exist around the more widespread use of AI, with loss of control, lack of transparency, and the perceived threat of job losses all flagged as potential issues. ADL’s report has been produced to cut through both
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom