According to Safaricom’s 2019 Sustainable Business Report that was released on Thursday stated that the telco company had achieved 50:50 gender balance among their employees. The company has recorded a nine per cent increase in the number of jobs sustained in the last financial year, both directly and indirectly, to 979,000.
“We have achieved a 50:50 gender balance among our employees and 34 percent of senior management are women. In addition, 2.1 percent of our staff are persons living with disabilities,” the report notes.
The firm also announced a plan to plant five million trees in the next five years as part of a carbon offset programme.
"I take note that @SafaricomPLC has a long history in environmental conservation and more specifically in supporting forest conservation efforts through various initiatives that it has engaged with KFS over the years."~Peter Kinyua#PandaMitiBoreshaMaisha #SustainableSafaricom pic.twitter.com/CS8wFmhSaA
— Kenya Forest Service (@KeForestService) August 22, 2019