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Playing Our Part For The Planet

We’re becoming more sustainable in how we live and work

SIRO Sustainability Report 2023

At SIRO, our role in serving communities and our success as a business has always been linked to the progress of our people, communities and businesses we serve. With this to the fore we will continue to expand the ways in which we grow as a profitable and purposively company committed to creating sustainable and thriving communities.

Sustainability Report 2023

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SIRO Sustainability Reports

At SIRO we’re on a journey to become more sustainable too by signing up to the United Nations Global Compact which commits us to achieve universal, global sustainability objectives and to report annually on our progress. Read some of our previous sustainability reports here.

Sustainability Report 2022

Sustainability Report 2021

Our Cleaner Network

Less Emissions

There is 88% less greenhouse gas emissions per gigabit with Fibre-to-the-building infrastructure (p.12, SIRO Sustainability Strategy).

80% of our fleet has transitioned to EV, and we have reduced our scope 1 emissions by 61%.

Lower Energy Usage

There is up to 60% lower energy usage and 80% less maintenance required for fibre-to-the-building versus copper networks (p.14, SIRO Sustainability Strategy).

Existing Infrastructure

SIRO is being rolled out across the ESB network, maximising the use of existing infrastructure.

Women in leadership

SIRO promotes women in leadership. 35% of leadership roles are fulfilled by women. SIRO was one of the first 8 companies in Ireland to commit to the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a UN body supporting gender equality and women’s empowerment. Read more on our commitment here.

DEI Initiatives

Disability awareness training has been rolled out across the entire company and SIRO works with WALK to provide work opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities.

Creating More Sustainable Communities

Our broadband network puts more choice back in the hands of our customers and empowers them to live better and more connected lives.

  • Fibre first broadband supports work from anywhere, ending the need for long commutes and reducing harmful fuel emissions
  • For business, our fibre first broadband unlocks smart solutions, reducing their emissions and increasing energy efficiency
  • Our fibre first network promotes inclusivity through increased access to employment opportunities, education and training, and health and social services

Biodiversity In Schools

SIRO is proud to support biodiversity initiatives for school students across Ireland through the Pollinator Project in partnership with Biodiversity in Schools As a leading Irish broadband network operator, we are committed to enhancing sustainability and community well-being.

  • 3,500 young people trained as pollinator ambassadors
  • 2,500 children receiving teaching kit resources
  • 100 schools received kits
  • Workshops in 14 primary schools
  • 302 schools took pollinator pledges

Read more about the Pollinator Project here, and how you can participate.

Learn More About Pollinator Project

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