Eutelsat’s teleport in Turin, Italy, has just been granted ISO 14001 certification, testifying to the Group’s commitment to mitigating the environmental impact of its terrestrial operations predominantly conducted at its teleports. Issued by Bureau Veritas, a global leader in certification services, the ISO 14001 certification is the latest addition to a similar award secured by Eutelsat’s teleport in Cagliari (Italy) in July.

ISO 14001 is an international standard which provides a framework for monitoring and improving the environmental performance of companies. It certifies an environmental management system (EMS) defined as a set of processes designed to incorporate environmental considerations into other management systems within an organisation. For an EMS to qualify under ISO 14001, the company must be able to monitor its performance, reduce its carbon footprint, build awareness among its employees, and comply with all applicable environmental regulations, while seeking continuous improvement through the use of indicators and controls that allow for meaningful changes to be made to the system.

Eutelsat’s Chief Technical Officer Pascal Homsy stated: “The certification is a clear demonstration of the Group’s strong commitment to improving its environmental performance. Corporate Social Responsibility is a key pillar of our corporate strategy. We are very proud that our Turin teleport leads the way in our corporate commitment to society by receiving this certification, reflecting the extensive work and dedication of all our teams across this operational site.”

About Eutelsat Communications

Founded in 1977, Eutelsat Communications is one of the world’s leading satellite operators. With a global fleet of satellites and associated ground infrastructure, Eutelsat enables clients across Video, Data, Government, Fixed and Mobile Broadband markets to communicate effectively to their customers, irrespective of their location. Around 7,000 television channels operated by leading media groups are broadcast by Eutelsat to one billion viewers equipped for DTH reception or connected to terrestrial networks. Committed to promoting all facets of sustainable development across its business activities, Eutelsat leverages its in-orbit resources to help bridge the digital divide while maintaining a safe and uncluttered space environment. As an attractive and socially responsible employer, Eutelsat assembles 1,200 men and women from 50 countries who are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of service.

Eutelsat Communications is listed on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange (ticker: ETL).

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