TIA Announces 2018 Global Sustainability Awards

Nokia, Infosys, I-Qor and Superior Essex recognized for their leading performance in sustainability

Arlington, VA (June 14, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced its 2018 Annual Global Sustainability Awards, recognizing performance and innovation in corporate sustainability.

This year’s winners were selected across four different pathways:

  • Nokia won the 2018 Global Sustainability Award for excellence in Network Equipment.
  • Infosys won the 2018 Global Sustainability Award for excellence in Software.
  • i-Qor won the 2018 Global Sustainability Award for excellence in Corporate.
  • Superior Essex won the 2018 Global Sustainability Award for excellence in Non-Electronics Hardware.

“It is more important than ever for businesses to understand and manage their sustainability supply chain performance and connect their environmental impacts to their bottom lines. TIA congratulates Nokia, Infosys, i-Qor and Superior Essex on winning the 2018 Global Sustainability Awards,” said TIA CEO Wes Johnston. “At TIA, we recognize the value sustainability brings to overall business performance across the ICT industry. We applaud our four winners for their outstanding commitment to optimizing their sustainability footprint and business performance standards to deliver the highest levels of quality.”

TIA’s Global Sustainability Awards recognize organizations achieving excellence and showcasing energy, passion, and innovation in corporate sustainability; based on performance as recorded through assessments from TIA’s QuEST Sustainability Assessor Tool. A part of TIA’s Business Performance Community services, the QuEST Sustainability Assessor Tool is designed to enable companies to rapidly self-assess and benchmark their sustainability and corporate social responsibility programs against industry best practices. The awards were presented on June 4 in Plano, Texas at the TIA Board of Directors dinner, as a part of TIA’s annual Network of the Future conference.


Ashley Simmons, 703-907-7704, asimmons@tiaonline.org

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents a global community of more than 250-member companies including manufacturers and suppliers, network operators, software developers, distributors and integrators of communications technologies. TIA drives advancement in global connectivity and innovation through its leadership in U.S. and international advocacy, technology programs and standards development, quality assurance and business performance solutions. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). For more information, visit TIAonline.org.