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Earlier this month, mobile phone giant Telefonica UK – better known in the UK as O2 – launched its new sustainability blueprint, dubbed “Think Big ”. Produced in partnership with Jonathan Porritt’s Forum for the Future , the three-year plan aims to position O2 as an industry leader on sustainable business practice. The ambition is certainly laudable. Despite its relatively carbon-light public reputation, the IT and communications industry currently contributes more to UK carbon emissions than aviation. At first glance, the plan appears a worthwhile mix of pragmatism and ambition. Over the next three years, O2 aims to halve emissions from its network, source 100 per cent renewable energy for its own transmission sites, and reduce CO2 emissions and water usage in its offices by 25 per cent. Furthermore, the communications giant is to stop providing new chargers as standard, ...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/1252554/o2...

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