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STL Commits to Net-Zero Emissions by 2030, Strengthens Sustainability Focus

The global technology and network integrator company aims towards creating digital networks that are green and sustainable. In this regard, STL has outlined a 20-year roadmap showing its commitment towards sustainability and social goals and UN SDGs.

January 10, 2022

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STL has announced its commitment to become a carbon-neutral company by 2030 by accelerating its efforts towards net-zero manufacturing and sustainable network build strategies.

Recently, at the COP26 Summit held in Glasgow, Scotland, the nations discussed the importance of urgent climate action. They have committed to reducing emissions and limiting the average annual temperature rise to 1.5 degrees. According to estimates, the Internet and supporting network components account for about 3.7 percent of global greenhouse emissions.

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As a global technology company, STL aims towards creating digital networks that are green and sustainable. Keeping this in view, the company has outlined a 20-year roadmap to deliver on its commitment towards its sustainability and social goals and achieve UN SDGs:

  • Net-zero emissions in manufacturing facilities by 2030
  • 100 percent plants ‘Zero Waste to Landfill’ certified by 2030
  • 100 percent sustainable sourcing
  • Water positivity by 2030

Relentlessly innovating towards eco-friendly product development, STL has conducted Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) for ten OF cable families and aims to cover 100 percent of its portfolio by 2030. Its Celesta cable reduces the overall plastic content while Aerial cables (ADSS) reduce the usage of harmful thermoplastic like Aramid yarns.

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Elaborating on STL’s sustainability initiatives, Mr. Ankit Agarwal, MD, STL, said, “As STL continues to transform billions of lives through digital networks, mainstreaming climate control actions is at the core of our business practices. We have taken giant strides towards implementing our environmental impact programmes through zero waste to landfill, sustainable sourcing, water positivity, and much more. We will continue to aggressively invest in becoming a carbon-neutral company through various energy efficiency initiatives.”