Environment, social and governance sustainability

At Blue Label Telecoms, we are acutely aware of the importance of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) sustainability. While it is critical for long-term value creation for investors, shareholders, employees, and all our stakeholders, it is more importantly a social and moral imperative. We note that responsible behaviour facilitates solutions to the challenges societies face, and the global trend indicates that consumers are walking away from businesses that espouse poor governance and corporate practices.

As a business, we are at the inception of our ESG disclosure journey and we understand that investors are paying more attention to ESG metrics than ever before, and added to this, it has become globally accepted that ESG disclosure, sustainability and corporate performance are linked.

In this regard, we commit in the coming year to conducting a benchmarking assessment against our peers and to identify material ESG-related matters to incorporate into our ESG strategy. In the medium term, we will work closely with subject-matter experts on the way towards formulating a comprehensive ESG monitoring and reporting plan as a means of enhancing our overall ESG-related disclosures.

Environmental
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Social
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Governance
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In the interim, we have identified the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) that BLT already aligns with.

The following UN SDGs offer an opportunity for BLT to make the most meaningful impact:

Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation, and foster innovation.

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Goal 10: Reduced inequalities

Reduce inequality in and among countries.

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Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all.

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Goal 4: Quality Education

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

The UN SDGs set a long-term agenda to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all by 2030.