Nokia Siemens Networks and the Environment: A Commitment to Sustainable Development

4 pages | 1020 words

Nokia Siemens Networks is a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and services with a commitment to sustainable development. The company has set ambitious targets to reduce its environmental impact, including a goal to reduce CO2 emissions from networks and offices by 40% by 2020. Nokia Siemens Networks is making good progress towards this goal, with a 37% reduction in emissions achieved by the end 2009. The company has also set targets to enhance data rates for global evolution, reduce the energy consumption of office buildings by 6% by 2012, and increment the consumption of renewable energy to 50% of total energy use by the end 2010. All these targets are part competitiveness strategy as well as part ethical responsibility for current situation with climate change and environment pollution.