Vodafone and WWF announce global partnership

New ‘one million phones for the planet’ programme launched to support circular economy drive. Vodafone and WWF have announced a major global partnership that will support Vodafone’s goals to reduce carbon emissions to ‘net zero’ by 2040, help to eliminate e-waste, and encourage a more circular economy for mobile phones. The partnership launches with a new programme – one million phones for the planet – to help accelerate and refine Vodafone’s circular economy strategy by increasing the number of traded-in, refurbished and recycled devices. Purchasing a refurbished smartphone saves around…

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Vodafone launches new refurbished phone range helping price-conscious customers get the phone they want for less

Vodafone has launched a new refurbished phone range and becomes the UK’s only major network to offer a two-year warranty on every Pay Monthly refurbished phone. Customers can save up to £190 on the latest devices, including the iPhone SE and Samsung Galaxy S21, helping them get the phone they want for less. Buying a refurbished phone instead of a brand new one has a lower carbon footprint and so helps customers be friendlier to the planet. To find out more, search ‘Vodafone refurbished phones’. The launch follows research which found that…

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Vodafone supports homeless charities with free SIMs through charities.connected initiative and calls on others to apply

Vodafone has pledged to provide more than 50,000 free SIMs, worth a total of £4.5m, to homelessness charities across the UK through its charities.connected initiative. Vodafone’s partner, youth homelessness charity LandAid, will raise awareness within its wide network of the availability of mobile connectivity, which doesn’t require a name or address. The SIMs include free data, unlimited texts and UK calls. From national charities, such as Centrepoint, to local community charities, the 50,000 free SIMs will help those facing homelessness connect with vital help and services. LandAid brings together businesses and individuals…

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VOXI by Vodafone announces charity partnership and new range of refurbished devices as part of its drive to create a net zero future

VOXI by Vodafone is partnering with rainforest charity Cool Earth as part of its commitment to tackle climate change and electronic waste, helping to create a net zero future. VOXI’s reward scheme, VOXI Drop, will donate over £60,000 to Cool Earth. This will be spent on a variety of projects supporting biodiversity, people and trees. VOXI customers will be asked to choose which of these projects they would like the donation – made on their behalf – to support. VOXI has also launched a range of refurbished mobile phones, helping…

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Vodafone Extends Tech Appeal With Refugee Council

Vodafone has announced it is working with leading charity Refugee Council to distribute smartphones, devices and connectivity to refugees, including those fleeing Ukraine. Vodafone has donated 3,000 smartphones, connectivity and 1,000 portable chargers to the programme and is extending its popular Tech Appeal, so the UK public and businesses can donate tech to the cause at www.vodafone.co.uk/techappeal . This follows Vodafone’s recent announcement that it is offering free connectivity to 200,000 refugees arriving in the UK from Ukraine through its everyone connected programme.  Refugee Council is one of the leading…

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