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O2 targets zero network emissions, 30% cut in supplier carbon emissions by 2025

Tuesday 3 March 2020 | 08:52 CET | News
O2 UK announced plans to reduce its carbon emissions, with the aim of achieving net zero emissions from its network by 2025. The measures include adopting green energy throughout the business, working with suppliers to reduce emissions and working with other sectors cutting emissions, such as smart metering. 

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