On 24 March from 20:30, people around South Africa will switch off the lights for an hour to remind ourselves of our obligation to look after our planet. Earth Hour is an initiative of the World Wildlife Fund, and this year’s theme is #Connect2Earth.
The environment is important to you - and it's important to Vodacom too. Find out what Vodacom is doing to be kind to the planet.
What is Vodacom doing to tread lightly?
Looking beyond Earth Hour, Vodacom is doing its bit to play its role in contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Trisha Govender, Acting Head of Department: Sustainability at Vodacom, filled us in on Vodacom’s many initiatives to become a more sustainable company. 'Although Earth Hour lasts only one hour, the awareness that it creates for the importance of sustainable practices around the world, is priceless. This is why we are committed to showing our support,' says Trisha.
Electricity is, of course, a vital enabler of what Vodacom does. Power is necessary to run shops, offices, and the over 12 000 base stations that keep us all connected.
Trisha says that the Group is committed to reducing its energy footprint through dedicated energy efficiency programmes: this year, Vodacom ...