Putting the Environment and People First at Shields’

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 this is...
The Importance of SOCIAL in ESG

The Importance of SOCIAL in ESG

From the perspective of telecommunication network operators, the societal/social aspect of their ESG strategies is likely to be based on broadband connectivity in both the developed and the developing world…

MarketPlace: The Core of your ESG Strategy

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.

Five Benefits of Implementing MarketPlace

Five Benefits of Implementing MarketPlace

MarketPlace is a cutting-edge software system that offers telecommunications network providers an alternative to purchasing hardware from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). MarketPlace provides operators with a global view of their assets, providing real-time visibility of the inventory available at their group warehouses worldwide. It then identifies the most efficient source for the product required, making it possible to reuse existing equipment internally rather than purchasing new products.

Broker Account Representative, Americas

Shields has over 40 years of global success in matching customer requirements with environmental concerns. We assist our customers in building, expanding and maintaining their networks in the most cost-efficient way possible. Our teams work closely with our customers...