Telecommunications

NTT Joins Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) with Global ICT Supply Chain Telecom Operators


Tokyo, Japan:

NTT CORPORATION (NTT) joined the Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) 1, which carries out CSR audits of information and communication technology (ICT) suppliers around the world. NTT is the first Asian telecom operator to join the association and will help realize a sustainable society by building and maintaining a safe and secure supply chain.


 

Presentation of JAC
Established in 2010, JAC currently consists of 23 telecommunications companies, including NTT 2. Since its inception, JAC members have conducted more than 724 corporate social responsibility (CSR) audits in 41 countries. Telecom operators that promote cooperative audits have a proven track record of improving CSR standards throughout the supply chain.


 

NTT Participation
In February 2022, NTT announced the NTT Group Guidelines for Sustainability in the Supply Chain 3. The company has strengthened engagement with suppliers to build and maintain safe and secure supply chains. As the first Asian telecom operator to join the JAC, NTT will be able to exchange information on each company’s conditions and challenges in the supply chain and CSR best practices with other JAC member companies. and will thus be able to promote supplier due diligence globally.


 

Together with our suppliers, the NTT Group will continue to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society by building and maintaining a safe and secure supply chain.


 








1

About JAC: https://jac-initiative.com/

2

23 member telecom operators (in alphabetical order):

AIRTEL AFRICA, ATT, BT, BOUYGUES, DT, ELISA, KPN, MTN, MTS, NTT, ORANGE, PROXIMUS, SPARK, SWISSCOM, T MOBILE Netherlands, TELEFONICA, TELENOR, TELIA, TDC, TELSTRA, TIM, VERIZON, VODAFONE .

3

Suppliers can learn more about NTT’s sourcing activities via the following link:

https://group.ntt/en/procurement/supplier/index.html


About NTT
NTT believes in solving social problems through our business operations by applying technology for good. We help our clients accelerate their growth and innovate for current and new business models. Our services include digital business consulting, technology and managed services for cybersecurity, applications, workplace, cloud, data centers and networks, all backed by our deep industry expertise and innovation. As one of the top five global technology and business solutions providers, our diverse teams operate in more than 80 countries and regions and provide services to more than 190 of them. We serve more than 80% of Fortune Global 100 companies and thousands of other customers and communities around the world. For more information about NTT, visit www.global.ntt.