Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced that has provided solar lighting systems to 05 schools in Umer Kot, Sindh, Pakistan through its ‘Light for Better Learning’ campaign in partnership with a local Social Enterprise Nizam Bijli. Through this project Signify Pakistan aims to improve learning opportunities for young people in off-grid communities by providing sustainable access to light to communities that are underserved by electricity.
“We are proud to partner with Nizam Bijli to provide solar lighting systems which are safer, cleaner and have no recurring fuel costs compared to traditional kerosene lamps,” said Asad Jafar, Country Leader Signify Pakistan. “Providing affordable and sustainable access to light to communities that are underserved by electricity is at the heart of what we do.”
Through this partnership Signify Pakistan aims to improve learning opportunities for young people in off-grid communities.Our project is aimed to promote the use of clean technology-based lighting systems. By working with local NGOs and communities, we’re bringing electric light to the places it is needed the most. And by sharing our expertise on the role of lighting in accelerating energy efficiency, we’re helping to protect our environment.
Employee volunteering and giving
Signify also has its own year-round corporate social responsibility program, promoting employee volunteering and employee giving through locally relevant initiatives.In April 2019, thirty Signify Pakistan volunteers delivered lessons on energy efficiency and its potential as a climate change mitigator reaching out to 1000 students.