Monday
September 19
2016

Safaricom Pioneers Adoption of UN’s SDG’s in Kenya’s IT Sector

Safaricom’s has successfully integrated a customised shared prosperity and responsible business initiative across the firm making the telecom the first IT local company to adopt the United Nations fronted Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) in Kenya.

Speaking at the national launch of SDGs in Kenya presided over by Devolution Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri at the Kasarani stadium, Safaricom’s CEO Mr. Bob Collymore said that Safaricom had pledged support for the Goals, committing to deliver connectivity and innovative products while minimising its environmental impact.

The firm has pledged to play a corporate mentorship role, sharing best practice and guiding other local and continental firms wishing to adopt the SDG’s in their business operations.

Source: The Exchange (link opens in a new window)

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Impact Assessment, Technology
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corporate social responsibility, inclusive business, SDGs, telecommunications