Technology and connectivity provide transformative solutions. They act as the cornerstone for economic growth in our modern connected world.
We are accelerating digital and financial inclusion by connecting the unconnected. This ensures that people can reap the social, economic and developmental dividends of being online.
Our belief that everyone deserves the benefit of a modern connected life helps accelerate the realisation of many United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).
Our Sustainability vision
We strive to create socio-economic value using our institutional capabilities while adding value to each aspect of the BRIGHT strategy.
Our sustainability vision creates and protects shared value for MTN and our stakeholders through responsible economic, environmental and social practices.
To achieve this vision, we embed the three pillars of our sustainability framework across all our markets. The impacts we have made across the three pillars are:
Three pillars of MTN Sustainability
Creating shared value for all
- 517 000 mobile money (MoMo) agents
- 39% reduction in the Group effective rate per megabyte across our markets
Reducing our impact on the environment
- 28 889tCO₂e greenhouse gases saved/avoided
- 638 renewable energy sites
Enabling thriving communities
- 80% highest score for sustainable employee engagement
- 1.9 million social investment beneficiaries
- 37% of female employees in the workforce
Sound corporate governance, ethical conduct, and robust risk management are the foundations of our shared value approach and long-term sustainability.
In alignment with international best practice, we issue various reports outlining our sustainability strategy, initiatives and performance.
greenhouse gases saved / avoided
renewable energy sites
tonnes of e-waste recycled / safely disposed
affordable low-cost smartphones distributed
Over 250 million
highest score for sustainable employee engagement
female employees in workforce
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