Elisa Corporation, press release, 24 October 2017
In the CDP 2017 report published today, Elisa appears on the Climate A list with 106 other companies. Thousands of companies from all around the world participate in the annual CDP climate reporting. The Climate A listing is made based on a request from a network of investors that manage assets of more than USD 100 trillion. Elisa was the only Nordic teleoperator among the companies with the best climate reporting.
“Inclusion in the international CDP A list is a fine result of our long-term work on climate reporting and the concrete actions we have taken to reduce emissions. Elisa’s inclusion in the Climate A list confirms the trust of investors and other important stakeholders about Elisa’s readiness to respond to both global climate challenges and changes in our business, as well as indicates our capability to support a low-carbon society,” summarises Minna Kröger, corporate responsibility director at Elisa.
”Congratulations to all the that made it onto the Climate A List this year. It’s inspiring to see so many taking bold action to mitigate the risks of climate change and grasp the opportunities that come with the transition to a sustainable economy. As we approach a tipping point on environmental action, business is absolutely central to making that transition happen”, says CDP’s Executive Chair Paul Dickinson.
The reduction of carbon dioxide emissions has been part of Elisa’s strategy since 2009. The objectives are monitored with a result card.
“Elisa’s climate strategy is based on renewable energy, energy-efficiency measures and our modern virtual operating methods. In addition to adjusting our own actions, we aim to support the emission-reduction goals of our customers with our services,” Kröger says.
Key figures for 2016:
CDP’s Climate A list and results of all companies are available at https://www.cdp.net/en/scores-2017
Read more about Elisa’s environmental responsibility at http://corporate.elisa.com/responsibility/ and about the verified corporate responsibility report at http://vuosikertomus.elisa.fi/en/annual-report-2016.html
Elisa Corporation, Corporate Responsibility Director Minna Kröger, tel. +358 50 572 7620, email@example.com
About CDP: CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors and working with institutional investors with assets of US$100 trillion, we leverage investor and buyer power to motivate companies to disclose and manage their environmental impacts. Over 6,300 companies with some 55% of global market capitalization disclosed environmental data through CDP in 2017. This is in addition to the over 500 cities and 100 states and regions who disclosed, making CDP’s platform one of the richest sources of information globally on how companies and governments are driving environmental change. CDP, formerly Carbon Disclosure Project, is a founding member of the We Mean Business Coalition. Please visit www.cdp.net or follow us @CDP to find out more.
Elisa is a telecommunications, ICT and online service company serving 2.3 million consumer, corporate and public administration organisation customers. Elisa provides environmentally sustainable services for communication and entertainment, and tools for organisations to digitalise their operations and improve productivity. In Finland, Elisa is the market leader in its field. Cooperation with Vodafone and Telenor enables globally competitive services. Elisa is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Large Cap with approximately 200,000 shareholders. In 2016, Elisa’s revenue was 1.64 billion euros, and the company employed 4,300 people. www.elisa.com
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