JAC members share resources and best practices to develop long term Corporate Social Responsibility implementation in the different layers or tiers of the ICT Supply Chain globally.
In 2011, four additional Telecom companies became part of this initiative. Three more companies joined between 2012 and 2013. Six more members joined between 2016 and 2018. JAC still continues to grow today with more than 26 members, with JAC consolidated revenue of more than 51% of the Top 50.
Currently, the association encompasses a total of 27 Telecom Operators (in alphabetical order): 2degrees, A1 Telekom Austria, Airtel, AT&T, Bouygues Telecom, British Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Elisa, KPN, MTN, MTS, NTT, Nuuday, Orange, Proximus, Spark, Swisscom, T-Mobile Netherlands, TDC, Telecom Italia, Telefónica, Telenor, Telia Company, Telstra, Telus, Verizon and Vodafone.
Sustainability is a common cause beyond competition. Organisations cannot address sustainability issues in isolation and therefore JAC member companies have a duty to collaborate and cooperate beyond competition. This approach improves the effective implementation of Sustainability principles in our industry
JAC has the vision to be the driving force in raising Sustainability & CSR awareness towards common suppliers to ensure adherence to internationally recognized standards along the ICT supply chain and upholding human rights, social, labour and environmental standards
Collaborative efforts from suppliers and Telecom Operators to verify, assess and develop sustainability standards and best practices across the different layers or tiers of the supply chain