MTN is a leading emerging markets mobile operator, connecting more than 200 million customers in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.

They offer numerous innovative voice, data and ICT products and services, and are a market leader in 15 of the 22 countries in which they operate.

Their products and services are a catalyst for socio-economic development in societies. In the last year, their sustainability initiatives were guided by three focus areas of:

1. Sustainable economic value - whereby we distributed over 1 million affordable devices to 12 countries and launched cloud computing solutions in 8 countries.

2. Eco-responsibility - wherein we reduced 54587 tons of greenhouse gas emissions and saved 46736712kwh of electricity through renewable energy initiatives; and

3. Sustainable societies - where we trained 37 ethics champions in our operations, and trained 10 Board members on ethics and governance.

Their United Nations Global Reporting Initiative (UNGRI), United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) reports are also available online via this link.

For more information on their sustainability approach, please visit the site through this link.


About the MTN Group

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: “MTN.” As of 31 December 2013, MTN recorded 207.8 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. Visit us at, , and

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