The landscape of modern-day leadership is evolving.
A progressive and innovative approach is essential for tackling the immeasurable global challenges faced by humanity and the planet today.
The unique power and scale of the mobile industry to foster a global culture of digital innovation and enablement, means the sector must take responsibility for ensuring a triple bottom line focus underpins all corporate strategy. Progressive and committed mobile operator and wider ecosystem leaders are fortifying the industry purpose of intelligently connecting everyone and everything to a better future. They are changing the way they do business to embed sustainability into the core of their practices and delivering services in alignment with ethical and responsible principles.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a global call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and enable peace and prosperity for all people by 2030. The mobile industry in united in its commitment to accelerating their delivery, solidified by proactive collaborations with partners, the international community and sustainability experts to set bold targets, establish best practices and deliver a safe and inclusive digital future for all.
The mobile industry recognises that at the core of strategy, must sit the priority for placing the planet, people and profits in alignment. With the driving belief that doing good is good for business, top level executives in leading operators are revealing a new type of corporate thinking, addressing pressing environmental and social concerns. Progressive leaders reshaping business strategies and forming cross industry initiatives for a wider, more positive impact on the societies within which they operate.
As leaders of the technological age, the mobile industry recognises a responsibility to preserve and protect consumer trust to allow a prosperous digital future for all. Acting ethically and responsibly in the digital age nurtures a prosperous culture of trust and confidence in consumers globally. By implementing responsible business practices, leaders of industry are confronting the more pressing challenges within the technological era, whilst fortifying an inclusive and trusted digital society.
The mobile industry can deliver unparalleled value to the global economy through fortifying digital inclusion, enabling climate action through digitalisation and advancing the landscape of gender equality, through the power of mobile connectivity. Collaboration and multi-stakeholder partnerships are the key to acceleration of the UN SDGs, no industry or government can do this alone. The mobile industry works with governments, international organisations, NGOs and wider industries to deliver impact at scale.