Tim joins the “European Green Digital Coalition”

TIM Paolo Chiriotti head of Human Resources Organization Real Estate

(Finance) – The TIM Group joins the European Green Digital Coalitiona project launched by the main European companies in the ICT sector and supported by the Commission and the European Parliament, with the aim of exploiting the potential of digital solutions in transformation green.

TIM has signed the Declaration ‘A Green and Digital Transformation for the EU‘with which it undertakes to anticipate by 2040 the achievement of the’ net zero ‘objective, envisaged by the’ European Climate Law ‘for 2050, to underline the commitment to reducing emissions from its production chain and in the choice of suppliers. more sustainable.

The entry into the European Green Digital Coalition represents a further confirmation of the centrality of targets ESG in the Industrial Plan of the TIM Group, strengthening the commitment to achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030 and ‘net zero emissions’ (Net Zero) by 2040. Climate strategy, circular economy, digital growth and enhancement of human capital are the main pillars on which the Group aims to offer people and businesses the opportunities for a digital transformation based on sustainability.

L‘objective of the Coalition, established in 2021, is to demonstrate the enabling role of the telecommunications industry for the achievement of climate objectives, contributing to the reduction of CO2 emissions both directly and indirectly, through the development and distribution of green and efficient digital solutions also in other sectors such as energy, transport, agriculture and construction. The Coalition will also collaborate with some European organizations to define standards that can scientifically prove the reduction of emissions through the implementation of digital solutions. The Coalition, whose Secretariat is ensured by GESI, ETNO, GSMA and the SME Alliance, will work closely with the Commission European.

The recent one also goes in this direction validation of the objectives of decarbonization by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi): compared to 2019, TIM will in fact reduce – by 2030 – by 75% the emissions deriving from the company’s production activity (Scope 1) and from the purchase of electricity ( Scope 2), thanks also to the commitment to purchase 100% renewable energy by 2025, as well as reducing the emissions of its value chain by 47% (Scope 3) relating to the purchase of goods, services, capital goods and use of products sold to customers.