Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA) joined business leaders, governments and citizens from around the world at the Global Climate Action Summit held last week in San Francisco, California, with the aim of advancing innovative environmental projects and reaffirming the Avaya’s commitment to reducing emissions and boosting Global climate action. Avaya participated in the Global Climate Action Summit 2018.
Avaya is dedicated to helping its customers reduce the environmental impact by designing increasingly energy efficient products and providing cloud-based solutions and telecommunications to reduce hardware, energy and space requirements, as well as reduce Need for business travel. Since 2009, Avaya has successfully complied with its commitments in reducing carbon dioxide emissions and reporting its annual progress to the CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.
“We are honored to have been invited to the Global Climate Action Summit to participate with leaders from around the world in identifying environmental impacts and actions to reduce carbon dioxide emissions,” said Sara Broadbent, director of Avaya’s corporate Social responsibility. “We continue to seek innovation and build partnerships with the aim of reducing both our emissions and our customers ‘. We recognize the value of having a place at the table and we seek to mobilize our industry to achieve the goal of mitigating climate change. ”
Avaya achieved its two objectives to reduce carbon emissions based on the “solution 3%” objective developed by CDP and World Wildlife Fund1. Between 2016 and 2017 the company exceeded its objective of reducing its carbon Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 14 percent, thus achieving a cumulative reduction of 40 percent from its initial base of 2014. During that same period of time, Avaya also reduced its emissions from Scope 3 to almost 20.000 mtCO2e2.
The World Summit for Climate Action 2018, held in San Francisco, brought together state and local governments, businesses and citizens from around the world to showcase the climate action that is taking place, demonstrating how the trend in the race has changed Against climate change and inspiring deeper national commitments in support of the Paris Agreement.