NTT joins global industry body to promote sustainability in its supply chain

Tokyo 25th August 2022: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation  (NTT), the first Asian Telecommunication Operator joining the Joint Alliance for CSR (JAC), the global telecommunications Association whose members collaborate to verify and improve sustainability across the supply chain.

JAC was founded in 2010 and currently has 23 telecom operators as members (in alphabetical order):


T-Mobile Netherlands joins the JAC initiative to promote collaboration and sustainability within the supply chain

T-Mobile Netherlands has joined the Joint Alliance for CSR (JAC), joining forces with other telecom operators whose aim is to take sustainability beyond their own operations to the activities of their supply chain. JAC conducts Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) audits across the telecoms ICT suppliers.  With over seven million clients on the Dutch market, […]

Airtel Africa joins global industry body to promote sustainability in its supply chain

Dubai, 6 April 2022: Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, has joined the Joint Alliance for CSR (JAC), a global telecommunications industry body whose members promote sustainability principles in their supply chains.

This follows the launch of the Airtel Africa’s sustainability strategy […]

The Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) – Evolution from a volunteering initiative to an
International Non-profit Association (iNPA)

On 8 March 2022, more than 10 years after its inception in January 2010, the JAC (Joint Audit Cooperation) has transitions into a legal entity under the juridical International Non-Profit Association configuration with the new name “Joint Alliance for CSR” (JAC) located in Belgium.

The evolution of the JAC into a legal entity was necessary […]

BT joins The Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) to promote collaboration and sustainability implementation in the ICT supply chain globally

BT joins the Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) of telecommunication operators, which conduct and share corporate social responsibility (CSR) audits across ICT suppliers. Collaboration between the largest operators promotes sustainable sourcing globally.

JAC aims to verify, assess and develop the implementation of corporate social responsibility across the manufacturing centres of important multinational suppliers of the ICT […]

Joint expectations from telecom operators April 2021 on issues of forced labour in supply chains

The Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) is a collaborative initiative between telecom operators committed to drive sustainability and respect for human and labour rights in their supply chains. JAC Guidelines make clear that “any form of forced, bonded, compulsory labour, slavery or human trafficking” is strictly prohibited in our supply chain. JAC is deeply concerned […]

10th JAC Forum 2021 – Driving the Collective ICT Sustainability Journey Forward in 2021

For the 10th anniversary of the JAC Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Forum, telecommunications operators are engaging with their business partners to build resiliency in 2021 and drive sustainability throughout their supply chains.

March 3, 2021 – In an engaging virtual conference with more than 450 participants, the 10th JAC CSR Forum explored new regulatory trends, […]

The 1st JAC Climate Change Supplier Webinar was held on 24th June 2020

The Telecom sector is taking collaborative action to develop transparency in alignment with the ICT emissions to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, in line with the Paris Agreement. The JAC (Joint Audit Cooperation) sector initiative must take decisive action to meet the challenges, promote best practices within its supply chain, and […]

JAC Statement on the COVID 19 global pandemic

03 April 2020

JAC recognises the unprecented times the world is currently facing right now with the global pandemic of the COVID 19 impacting many countries and lives. Much of the world is relying on connectivity that our industry collectively provides for critical support, which would not be possible without our partners in our supply […]

9th JAC CSR Forum: Circular Economy – a Game Changer for the Supply Chain

Leading sector initiative of telecom operators have held its 9th CSR Forum to raise awareness on Circular Economy trends and new regulations

Macao — (January 15 & 16, 2020) — the Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) kicked off it’s 9th CSR forum in Macau together with it’s 17 member companies.  This forum had a strong focus […]