Engie, Accenture, Ordina donate mobile phones through 'Close the Gap' pilot project

Wednesday 17 October 2018 | 16:06 CET | News
Belgian organisation Close the Gap started a mobile phone collection project in association with WorldLoop and through a partnership with Raising Results, a digital marketing and strategic fundraising company. This pilot project engages employees of Ordina, Accenture and Engie to donate their old phones to support innovation projects and to handle the growing e-waste problematic in a sustainable and responsible way.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Accenture / Ordina
Countries: Belgium / World
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