Vodacom SDG Report 2020

10 Vodafone Group UN SDGs | 2020 KEY TARGETS 11.3 By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries. 11.7 By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities. Sustainable Cities and Communities GOAL 11 OUR COMMITMENT Vodacom’s IoT solutions help governments, businesses and civil society to address environmental issues and are enabling the development of connected and smart cities, helping them to run more efficiently and effectively. Connecting over twomillion lives to our digital platforms by 2025 in South Africa. The citizen engagement digital platform facilitates engagement between citizens and municipalities with more than 25 000 active users in South Africa. Mpilo App, the patient engagement platform facilitates easy and efficient communication between patients, doctors and the Department of Health in South Africa with more than 33 500 active users. The beneficiary management solution enables the Zambian Social Welfare Programme to register and assess more than 700 000 households and 2.2 million individuals in Zambia. My SAPS supports citizens to access police information and report criminal activities in a safe and convenient manner with more than 35 000 active users. More than 54 900 active water and electricity smart meters across five provinces in South Africa. Vodacom is monitoring and optimising more than 1 097 000 assets through the smart asset management across three municipalities in South Africa. Our ‘internet in the car’ solution enables a vehicle to be connected to the internet through a mobile data stream with 56 380 auto connections fitted in South Africa. Our IoT connections have enabled carbon savings of 224 004 mtCO 2 e for our customers. This is through 3 000 commercial electricity smart meters, 7 250 residential electricity smart meters and 83 004 smart logistics and fleet management capabilities. KEY HIGHLIGHTS