World Environment Day

By Bill Eyres, Director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at O2 Today, Monday 5th June, is World Environment Day, the United Nations’ big call to raise awareness of environmental issues. Across the world people will be getting involved in thousands of events from neighbourhood clean-ups, action against wildlife crime, to replanting forests. All to show … more »

Reducing O2's supply chain emissions with the Carbon Trust

By Keithley Martin, Head of Supplier Development and Vijay Chouhan, Energy Manager At O2 we’ve worked hard to hardwire sustainability into our operations. We have strived to not just take responsibility for the social and environmental impact of our products and services, but to be recognised as a leader in sustainability. In 2010, we were … more »

WWF on why everyone should support Earth Hour

WWF Intern, Holly Welsh, spoke to us about the importance of Earth Hour. When I joined the Earth Hour team at the beginning of the year, I suspected my time at WWF would not be your ordinary internship. Three months in, and I’m happy to say that I was 100% right! Highlights have included sampling … more »

Save the date for Earth Hour this weekend

Earth Hour is back and it’s your chance to help save our planet. So get ready to flick those switches off this Saturday 28 March at 8.30pm. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe will be switching their lights off for an hour at 8:30pm local time in a symbolic action to raise awareness … more »

O2 achieves global industry first with triple Carbon Trust Certification

O2 has become the first mobile telecommunications company in the world to be awarded triple certification to the Carbon Trust Standard for carbon, water and waste. The Carbon Trust Standard is an independent certification which recognises organisations that successfully measure, manage and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, water use and waste, demonstrating leadership in their industry … more »