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Sustainability and society : Protect the Planet

Protect the Planet


Tackling the climate crisis - powering sustainable business models.

Tackling the climate crisis

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) want to address the environmental and social impact of their businesses but doing it efficiently and with impact can be daunting. It’s our goal to knock down the barriers that stand in their way.

We'll lead by example with ambitious yet realistic targets of our own:

 

  • Cutting our own carbon emissions by 50% by 2030
  • Reaching net-zero by 2040 (across scope 1, 2 and 3)
  • Committing to the SBTi (science-based target initiative)
  • Committing to the UN climate change Race to Zero to support CoP26
  • Signing up to the UN Global Compact Business Ambition for 1.5°C Pathway

Ensuring no one is left in the dark

Through our partnerships with non-profits that provide clean renewable energy to underserved communities, we’re supporting young people with safe and reliable lighting which allows them access to an education by being able to study after dark.
Smiling young child and father from remote Tanzanian community with safe and reliable solar-powered light

Explore our pillars

Smiling empowered girls viewing a tablet device in a rural, sandy landscape

Tech for Good

Data is empowering people across the globe to run businesses, develop skills, and thrive. Learn how we’re knocking down barriers to ensure everyone has equal opportunities to access life-changing data and technology.
Smiling young woman small business owner in her shop

Fuel for Business

Starting or growing a business is a proven route to economic stability, wealth creation and well-being, but the opportunities to succeed aren't always equal. Discover what we're doing to help under-represented groups get a fair chance.