IDEMIA, a SIM manufacturer in India, on Monday launched GREENCONNECT, an end-to-end suite of solutions to drive sustainable practices in the telecom industry.
The GREENCONNECT suite comprises solutions such as alternative SIM card body materials and green packaging; environmentally friendly card wrapping; use of eco-friendly printing & raw materials; management of waste recycling and disposal; and customer support in carbon offsets.
The suite also enables mobile operators to use green materials and less plastic and paper waste via recycled plastic SIM cards, paper blisters, and raw fiber packaging.
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“We believe that we can go a long way by offering mobile operators sustainable solutions and services that allow them to initiate and or adapt to more environmentally friendly practices… We’re excited to see how our customers and business partners are taking advantage of this great momentum within their own product lines and services,” said EVP Mobile Operators at IDEMIA, Fabien Jautard.
In India, the company claims to cater to more than 40 per cent market share of pluggable SIM cards and works with leading Indian mobile operators such as Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and BSNL.
“As India remains committed to reducing the carbon footprint, IDEMIA continues its journey towards the cause and collaborates with all the MNOs in this Green initiative,” it said in a statement.