WFN Strategies, LLC Announces SubOptic Foundation Partnership

WFN Strategies, LLC Announces its Partnership with the SubOptic Foundation’s Sustainable Subsea Networks Initiative

WFN Strategies Press Release
February 4, 2022

Washington, DC – WFN Strategies, LLC, a leading submarine cable planning, engineering, and implementation firm with significant sustainability expertise and experience announced the commencement of a partnership with the Sustainable Subsea Networks Initiative of the SubOptic Foundation.

As a research initiative of the SubOptic Foundation, the Sustainable Subsea Networks Initiative  is investigating the sustainability of the global subsea telecommunications network, a system that transports almost 100% of transoceanic internet traffic. Similarly, WFN Strategies is supporting emerging sustainable submarine cables, such as the Leif Erikson transatlantic system.

“Our industry is at a fascinating intersectional point right now regarding sustainable practices” said WFN Strategies Quality & Fulfillment Director, Kristian Nielsen. “I am personally thrilled to be working alongside this esteemed group of thought leaders in the field.”

As a Partner to the SubOptic Foundation, WFN Strategies will be supporting Sustainable Subsea Networks Initiative using its ISO 14001:2015 accredited environmental management methodologies in hand with carbon footprint analysis, they are developing cable system sustainability modelling.

About WFN Strategies, LLC

WFN Strategies, LLC is an industry-leading consultancy specializing in the planning, procurement, and implementation of submarine cable systems. WFN has served the telecommunications industry for 20 years and possesses accredited ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management and ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management systems, and ISO 27001:2013 InfoSec program for the implementation of submarine cable systems for commercial, governmental, and offshore energy companies throughout the world. WFN’s commitment to sustainability spans two decades, recently signing The Climate Pledge and adopting a roadmap to reduce Scope 1, 2, and 3 carbon emissions in line with climate science, and achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. WFN advocates for reduced emissions through sustainable energy alternatives for clients’ submarine cables. In 2019, WFN received the President’s “E” Award for Exports.


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