Jazz is a member of the GSM Association (GSMA), which represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide. Spanning across 220 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem. These organizations include handset manufacturers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organizations in industry sectors such as financial services, healthcare, media, transport and utilities. GSMA is accredited for organizing industry leading events and forums including Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia.
Jazz received premier recognition at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in February 2008, which served to highlight the company’s contribution to Pakistan’s economic and social growth. The GSM Association declared Jazz’s flagship mLiteracy Project the winner of ‘Best Mobile Education or Learning Product or Service’ at 2013 Global Mobile Congress.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is a CEO-led, global association of some 200 international companies dealing exclusively with business and sustainable development. It was created in 1995 and is based in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Council provides a platform for companies to explore sustainable development, share knowledge, experiences and best practices, and to advocate business positions on these issues in a variety of forums, working with governments, non-governmental and intergovernmental organizations.
It works on a variety of issues related to sustainable development. While its focus is on the overarching areas Energy & Climate, Development, Ecosystems and the Role of Business in Society, it also executes sector specific projects on cement, mobility, tires, chemicals, water, energy efficiency in buildings and forestry.
BCSD Pakistan was formally launched in November 2006 with Jazz becoming a member of the council in September 2007. Till date, Jazz remains the only Telecom Operator on this prestigious panel.