In recent years there has been a big shift in the way we work. The introduction of hybrid and flexible working and the drive for wellbeing solutions has become critical in team engagement and retention. How are organisations reacting to this change now that...
The Importance of ESG in the work environment
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies impact several areas within a business, from its C02 reduction to the people's culture, the work environment and more. All areas of ESG are integral to the survival of a company in the current global climate. But...
The Benefits of Refurbished and Repaired Equipment
Since we began over 40 years ago, Shields has and still is built on the fundamentals of reducing landfill waste within the telecoms industry. We do this by reusing, recycling, repairing or refurbishing equipment and testing it to the same standards as the OEM. Read on...
What is the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism?
In this article, we uncover what the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism is, how this could impact the telecommunications industry and how here at Shields, we are supporting the development of more sustainable working practices within the sector. ...
The Expansion of the Circular Economy
What is the circular economy and why is it important? Read on to find out about our circular economy model and how the EU is transforming many companies into a greener future, using circular economy strategies.
How Shields can help you achieve your Sustainable Development Goals
Achieving your Sustainable Development Goals can be tricky, especially in the current climate, but it's something we all need to be working towards. Find out how we're achieving our Sustainable Development Goals and helping other businesses reach their goals too....
Shields earns GOLD Sustainability Medal
We are pleased to announce we have recently achieved the EcoVadis Gold Medal, the world’s largest and most trusted sustainability ratings provider.
Celebrating Earth Day 2022
Shields supports your Planet by cutting down Co2 emissions & limiting environmental impact.
Shields advances the telecom industry’s net-zero journey
Cloud-based inventory management platform, MarketPlace, brings carbon emission targets within reach
MarketPlace: The Core of your ESG Strategy
MarketPlace is helping telecommunications network operators reduce their carbon emissions through improved procurement of network assets.
Our study calculates that if all networkoperators sourced 20% of their assets from MarketPlace, this would equate to a 13,684,108 MT reduction in the industry’s emissions. That’s an average carbon saving of 89% per asset purchased. This reduction would significantly contribute to the sector’s net-zero targets by 2030 to 2040.