For AT&T, sustainability is not just about the environment. Yes, we strive to protect the environment by consuming less energy, but we also believe sustainability is about engaging our workforce and our communities, and providing products and services that empower people to live better.
Télécoms Sans Frontières
Since 1998, Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) has been stepping in to assist victims of natural disasters, such as earthquakes, and conflict: all sorts of situations that can leave people separated from loved ones and without the communications infrastructure needed to get in touch.
Télécoms Sans Frontières offers a call to every affected family – giving them the much-needed chance to speak to friends and relatives, find medical help and access emergency housing and food.
At the same time, they set up telecom centres to help crisis response teams from NGOs, UN agencies and local authorities do their jobs. These centres provide broadband Internet access, voice communications, fax lines and all the IT equipment they need.
In the longer term, the organisation works with local governments to rebuild ICT support infrastructure and re-establish commercial networks ― a crucial step in getting communities on the road to recovery.
In 14 years, TSF has deployed to more than 60 countries, supporting over 650 relief organizations and providing humanitarian calling operations to hundreds of thousands of people in need.
Supporting TSF for 10 Years
The work Télécoms Sans Frontières does is fantastic ― and absolutely vital. We at AT&T have been proud supporters of them for some time now ― in fact, 2012 will mark the tenth anniversary of our relationship.
To celebrate this milestone, AT&T furthered its commitment to TSF with a donation of $150,000, bringing the total level of support AT&T and the AT&T Foundation have given to the charity over the last decade to $800,000.
We’re delighted to be helping them.
For more information, please visit www.tsfi.org.