Phnom Penh – Edotco (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. (“edotco Cambodia”), an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Cambodia, implemented its initial Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program known as the edotco Go Green initiative in Kampong Speu province, Cambodia on 1st June 2019.
The event’s main objective is to plant 500 trees with active community involvement and help raise broader awareness of the benefits of reforestation, whilst at the same time establishing edotco into the landscape of community development and building relationships with local authorities. The telco also gifted necessary kits to 50 families in the surrounding community. The Go Green event is part of edotco’s core sustainability initiatives which are comprised of two main pillars; community enrichment and environmental responsibility. These are aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (SDGs) and these pillars have been successfully implemented in other environmental programs in Bangladesh and Malaysia. Now its Cambodia’s turn.
edotco believes that a sustainable future encompasses a healthy environment and an enriched community that realizes its potential. The tree planting signifies meaningful efforts to enrich the quality of the environment and the community members’ lives in Kampong Speu Province. Phillip Wong, Chief Regional Officer of edotco Group said “Today, I feel really excited to be joining with all of our colleagues for our Go Green CSR program in which we will plant 500 beautiful trees at Koh Daun Tei, Trapaing Chor Commune, Oral District, Kampong Speu Province. This program was organized in cooperation with the community leaders and local villagers in the area. Our purpose is to contribute to the Cambodian government’s strategy of protecting the environment in order to prevent natural disasters, as well as making it a better place to live for future generations to come.”
The event featured welcoming remarks from edotco’s Chief Regional Officer, Phillip Wong and Chief of Oral District of Kampong Speu Province then followed by tree planting by edotco employees, business partners, students of Student Development Institute, and people in the community.
In building shared connectivity for a sustainable future, edotco is championing the way by providing world class telecom infrastructure services and solutions that work in harmony with communities and the wider environment.
About edotco Cambodia
Edotco (Cambodia) Co., Ltd., was launched as an independent business in 2013 and currently owns and operates 3,600 telecom towers throughout Cambodia.
About edotco Group
Established in 2012, edotco Group is the first regional and integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M). The edotco Group operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 29,500 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with 18,000 towers directly operated by the edotco Group and a further 11,500 towers managed through a range of services provided. Edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunication infrastructure services and solutions. Its state-of-the-art real-time monitoring service, “echo”, has driven significant improvements in field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecommunications infrastructure. edotco was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2017 Asia Pacific Telecoms Tower Company of the Year Award for its demonstrated exemplary business growth and performance in Southeast Asia.
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