Articles tagged with 'Sustainability' | KPN B.V.

KPN B.V. - Archive (Sustainability)

2022
10
January
2022
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN is the first in the Netherlands to introduce the ecosim for all its customers. The new SIM card, made from recycled refrigerators, will soon be the standard for all new physical SIM cards. In this new form, the pass that you click the SIM card ou...
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2021
24
November
2021
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN has far-reaching green ambitions. Our aim is to achieve 100% circularity in 2025. In short, this means that we pursue infinite use of products and materials. This can be done, for example, through smarter product design, use of recycled materials...
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08
November
2021
| 17:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Today, Koninklijke KPN N.V. (“KPN”) has successfully issued its inaugural Sustainability-Linked Bond. The issue amounts to € 700 million with a tenor of 12 years, maturing on 15 November 2033.Having recently signed a credit facility which included su...
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04
August
2021
| 17:45 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN has today concluded a €1 billion credit facility with an interest rate linked to KPN’s sustainability performance in the years ahead. This financing agreement gives a further boost to KPN’s sustainability ambitions. Earlier this year, KPN announc...
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12
July
2021
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The three millionth fiber connection was recently installed. A great performance that involved tons of work – and tons of materials: when fiber is installed, waste materials, known as waste flows, are left over. This video shows what happens to that ...
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02
June
2021
| 10:15 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN is the first Dutch company to join the European Green Digital Coalition (EGDC), a consortium of companies that are committed to the sustainable digital future of the European Union. On Digital Day (19 March 2021) 26 CEOs signed a ​​declaration to...
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12
April
2021
| 09:25 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN is increasing its sustainability ambition and is aiming to achieve net zero emissions in the chain by 2040. This means that KPN will focus even more on reducing the emissions of suppliers and customers using KPN’s products and services.Sustainabi...
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25
March
2021
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
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2020
08
December
2020
| 14:41 Europe/Amsterdam
In 2020 KPN is once again on the A list of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). This is a fine accolade, making KPN one of the global climate leaders that are actively reducing CO2 emissions in their business, for customers and with partners.Joost Fa...
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16
November
2020
| 08:45 Europe/Amsterdam
For the 5th time in a row, KPN is in the top 5 most sustainable telecom companies in the world and for the 9th consecutive time among the top 10% most sustainable companies in the world according to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). This mak...
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20
August
2020
| 10:40 Europe/Amsterdam
In September KPN is starting a pilot scheme for fiber-optic cable made from 90% recycled plastic. Only 10% new plastic is required to manufacture the sleeve that houses the fiber-optic cable. KPN is the first telecom company in Europe to experiment w...
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26
May
2020
| 16:38 Europe/Amsterdam
In collaboration with various companies in the energy sector, KPN has started a study of how the hundreds of back-up batteries in telephone exchanges can be deployed when there is a shortage or surplus of green energy.“In our search for increasingly ...
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12
May
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN has been declared the most sustainable brand in the Dutch telecom sector by the Sustainable Brand Index. This is the result of a large-scale survey by the Sustainable Brand Index among 6,600 Dutch consumers, who commended KPN. They have confidenc...
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20
January
2020
| 12:14 Europe/Amsterdam
In 2019, KPN once again was among the 2% of companies that according to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) are global climate leaders and forerunners in reducing CO2 emissions and mitigating climate change.Joost Farwerck, CEO of KPN, “Of course, thi...
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2019
25
September
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays an increasingly important role in daily life. Yet, there are still many misunderstandings about this technology and its applications. Artificial Intelligence evokes negative thoughts and fears in a lot of people. Wi...
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16
September
2019
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
For the 8th time, KPN is one of the most sustainable telecom companies in the world. Last Friday it was announced that KPN is among the top 10% most sustainable companies in the world of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). In recent years, KPN...
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27
August
2019
| 15:04 Europe/Amsterdam
The new Fairphone 3 will be available for customers from the end of September....
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18
April
2019
| 14:00 Europe/Amsterdam
In the run-up to Earth Day on 22 April, KPN is working with Apple to collect iPhone devices. This concerns devices that are no longer in use. From today, anyone who wants to participate can hand their phone in at a KPN shop. They are dismantled by Da...
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07
March
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
As from this month consumers can hand in their old mobile phones to KPN. Both customers and non-customers can hand in their old phone at one of the KPN stores. They are paid an allowance for it, depending on the age and condition of the phone. They c...
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2018
19
December
2018
| 08:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Agreements cover around 70% of the annual KPN expenditure on network hardware. ...
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13
September
2018
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN has been listed for the seventh consecutive year in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). This means that KPN is one of the most sustainable telecom companies in the world, according to independent experts....
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2017
10
October
2017
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
KPN Circular Manifesto anticipates on Netherlands’ circular ambitions Seven major KPN suppliers, including global network equipment manufacturers and recycling companies, will work together with KPN to make all new KPN network and customer hardware ...
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2016
04
June
2016
| 00:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Innovative and smart ICT solutions can significantly reduce energy and water consumption, and CO₂ emissions in The Netherlands while at the same time spurring economic growth. This is the conclusion of the #SMARTer2030 report for Netherlands, a publi...
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