NTT Ltd. Defines Strategic Framework to Drive Sustainability and Commits to Internet Zero Emissions by 2040

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NTT Ltd., a worldwide know-how and enterprise options supplier, is at this time asserting a sequence of commitments to cut back its carbon footprint and create a related future that’s each extra sustainable and inclusive for all. NTT will work to attain web zero emissions throughout its operations by 2030 and its worth chain by 2040. Additionally it is driving in the direction of powering its World Information Heart Division – an operation of virtually 600,000m2 throughout 20 international locations and areas – with 100% renewable vitality by 2030 as an pressing precedence.

Moreover, NTT is proud to have joined the United Nation’s Race to Zero marketing campaign. This follows the corporate becoming a member of the Enterprise Ambition Pledge for 1.5°C and committing to the Science Based mostly Targets initiative (SBTi). These initiatives are thought to be the gold commonplace for company local weather motion. They intention to assist companies who’re committing to formidable targets to restrict world warming to 1.5°C and keep away from the worst results of local weather change.

NTT Ltd.’s World Chief Government Officer, Abhijit Dubey, commented, “As one of many largest know-how firms on the earth, we have now an obligation to make the world a extra sustainable place. Staff, clients and companions are demanding that firms turn out to be extra purpose-led. That is core to our NTT heritage, and I’m extremely proud to be asserting our dedication to succeed in web zero emissions and broader strategic sustainability objectives. It is a vital step for us, which can see NTT utilizing know-how not solely to assist the world turn out to be extra sustainable, but in addition to be related lengthy into the longer term. We’ll proceed making investments in know-how, folks and packages to attain these objectives.”

NTT’s strategic framework is concentrated on accelerating sustainable and transformational change throughout three interconnected pillars:

  • Related Planet:

    • Develop new and increase on present partnerships to scale know-how options centered on the safety and regeneration of biodiversity and ecosystems on each continent it operates in assist of a extra optimistic future by 2025
    • Incorporate round economic system and regenerative design rules working in partnership throughout its operations, provide chain and consumer options by 2026
    • Have interaction 50% of its staff in conservation and regenerative initiatives of their native communities in assist of the UN SDGs and the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration by 2025
  • Related Financial system:

    • Develop its portfolio of good options to assist its purchasers and companions in lowering 200m tonnes of greenhouse fuel (GHG) emissions by 2026
    • Set up a Sustainability Innovation Fund, evaluate board and mentorship program to incubate concepts and scale the impression of local weather tech and sustainable options and in assist of the UN SDGs
  • Related Communities:

    • Be certain that greater than 50% of its workforce will belong to a number of of the range classes of gender, race, sexual orientation, socio-economic background and incapacity. To additional reinforce this dedication, NTT will double the range of its govt management crew with an emphasis on feminine illustration by 2025
    • Present 5 million younger folks and kids from underprivileged areas internationally with digital entry and training to cut back inequality and construct crucial abilities and alternatives for a related future by 2030
    • Allow and empower its staff to contribute 1 million hours of volunteering to assist the initiatives forming the three interconnected pillars and in assist of the UN SDGs by 2025

Commenting on the NTT’s sustainability commitments, Marilyn Chaplin, Chief Human Sources and Sustainability Officer at NTT Ltd., stated, “We all know that the best alternative to make a optimistic impression is thru our folks, operations, and our core enterprise options. This strategic framework provides us clear course in the direction of making a tangible distinction throughout societies, the economic system and our planet. It additionally supplies us with a chance to additional assist our present initiatives, such because the Connected Conservation Foundation, which makes use of know-how to cut back poaching, and ROBOCEAN, a start-up seeking to scale back local weather change by the conservation of seagrass. I sit up for working with our gifted and numerous ecosystem of stakeholders to assist speed up the change we have to see on the earth and making these commitments a actuality.”

Go to our website to study extra about our dedication to creating the world a extra sustainable place.

NTT Ltd. is a part of NTT Group, which is committing to zero emissions throughout its total group and subsidiaries by 2040.


About NTT

NTT Ltd. is a number one world know-how providers firm. Working with organizations all over the world, we obtain enterprise outcomes by clever know-how options. For us, clever means information pushed, related, digital and safe. Our world belongings and built-in ICT stack capabilities present distinctive choices in cloud-enabling networking, hybrid cloud, information facilities, digital transformation, consumer expertise, office, and cybersecurity. As a worldwide ICT supplier, we make use of greater than 40,000 folks in a various and dynamic office that spans 57 international locations, buying and selling in 73 international locations and delivering providers in over 200 international locations and areas. Collectively we allow the related future.

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About Enterprise Ambition for 1.5°C:

Enterprise Ambition for 1.5°C is a marketing campaign led by the Science Based mostly Targets initiative in partnership with the UN World Compact and the We Imply Enterprise Coalition. It was launched in 2019 by a worldwide coalition of UN businesses, enterprise and business leaders.

About Race to Zero:

Race to Zero is the UN-backed world marketing campaign rallying non-state actors – together with firms, cities, areas, monetary and academic establishments – to take rigorous and fast motion to halve world emissions by 2030 and ship a more healthy, fairer zero carbon world in time. Led by the Excessive-Degree Champions for Local weather Motion – Nigel Topping and Gonzalo Muñoz – Race to Zero mobilizes actors outdoors of nationwide governments to affix the Local weather Ambition Alliance, which was launched on the UNSG’s Local weather Motion Summit 2019 by the President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera.