MTN Group Ties Remuneration of Senior Executives to its Environmental Targets

MTN Group has linked the remuneration of senior executives with the Group’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) targets.

The enormous telecommunications firm says this helps the supply of its Ambition 2025 technique, and particularly the strategic precedence to ‘create shared worth’, with ‘ESG on the core’.

The variable components of government compensation – each short-term incentives (STIs) and long-term incentives (LTIs) – now rely on progress of three ESG objectives.

The ESG objectives embrace:

  • Reaching Web Zero
  • Enhancing range and inclusion
  • Extending rural broadband

“Successfully managing our environmental, social and governance impacts is essential to reaching Ambition 2025,” stated MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita within the Group’s just lately launched Sustainability Report.

“We now have made nice progress general and frequently try to fulfill the more and more excessive requirements our stakeholders demand relating to our ESG affect. To this finish, we have now linked 2022 government renumeration for STIs and LTIs to ESG,” Mupita added.

In March, MTN Group’s 2021 outcomes confirmed a 16% discount in scope 1 and a pair of greenhouse fuel emissions, a rise within the illustration of girls throughout the Group to 39%, and a rise to 83% in rural broadband protection.

The corporate says it’s dedicated to lowering scope 1, 2 and three emissions by 47% by 2030 and reaching Web Zero by 2040, reaching workforce gender equality by 2030, and increasing rural broadband protection to 95% by 2025.

“In 2021, we took a step change in our strategy to ESG, putting it on the core of our technique. This aligns with our work to advance the United Nations Sustainable Improvement Targets by way of our enterprise actions and our assist of governments, communities and clients,” the corporate stated.

“We’re dedicated to bridging the digital divide and furthering monetary inclusion to advance the attainment of the objectives,” it added.

Edited by Zintle Nkohla 

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