Here is an introduction to the current sponsors and exhibitors at the TowerXchange Meetup Asia 2018
If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting, please contact Annabelle Mayhew, Chief Commercial Officer, at email@example.com.
If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting, please contact Annabelle Mayhew, Chief Commercial Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established in 2012, edotco is the first regional and integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).
With a regional portfolio that includes over 27,000 towers across our core markets of Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Pakistan and Myanmar, we strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. Our value-added services are supported by state-of-the-art real time monitoring service, echo, which has improved field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecoms infrastructure.
Through our operations in developing Asian economies, the Group has established a strong track record in nation building. edotco has progressively invested in industry best practices, providing a broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions and offering value-added services to enhance efficiencies and connectivity for communities. At edotco, we are committed to conducting our business in a responsible and sustainable manner for the benefit of our customers, employees, communities and developing nations.
GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy Limited (“GRIDSERVE”) is a rapidly expanding energy services company which develops, builds, owns and operates sustainable energy solutions for critical power infrastructure. We are seasoned sustainable energy professionals with roots that started with some of the world’s first commercial deployments of solar energy and energy storage solutions over 40-years ago. This rich history of product design, manufacturing, and solution provision has uniquely positioned GRIDSERVE at the forefront of today’s hybrid energy marketplace. More recently GRIDSERVE’s strong pedigree in solar and energy storage, has been responsible for the development, construction, and operation of more than a gigawatt of solar energy and energy storage solutions, including connecting over 100 utility-scale sustainable energy projects to the UK grid in the last five years alone.
GRIDSERVE has combined best-in-class modular technologies and services to focus on delivering turn-key dependable, low cost, clean energy for critical power infrastructure applications. GRIDSERVE’s 12kW DC Solar Energy Centre (SEC12) integrates the world’s highest performance and most optimised components to provide maximum efficiency DC hybrid power systems that have been designed specifically for direct current telecom BTS applications. GRIDSERVE’s SEC12 is configured as a ‘plug and play’ hybrid power solution that integrates the very latest advances in bifacial solar power, intelligent energy storage, and ultra-high efficiency DC generators, into single systems complete with climate controls, and fully controllable, secure, advanced remote monitoring features. GRIDSERVE is accredited to the international quality and environmental standards ISO9001 and ISO14001.http://www.gridserve.com
Acsys is a specialized towerco security and field service management software provider. Recognizing the telecom industry’s relentless drive to efficiency, we design solutions to accelerate you forward. Our software and mobile applications in combination with military-grade access control hardware form a 4 tiered tool for: Flexibility, Efficiency, Productivity, and Security.
Our solutions are designed to improve your site operations through the near elimination of theft, reduced inefficiencies, vendor and ticket auditing, and real-time remote control of field technicians. In the age of Big Data, Acsys gives you the intel you need to offer your tenants a better experience while reducing your OPEX.
Our expert team of mechatronic security, software development, and telecom professionals represent 14 nationalities and have combined their expertise to deploy the Acsys solutions in nearly 50 countries around the globe. Acsys is ISO 9001 certified and a preferred supplier of many of the biggest names in the telco industry.
Acsys – solutions built to improve your bottom line.http://www.acsys.com
Tarantula is a proven market leader of telecom site management solutions and a trusted advisor and long-term partner for tower site owners worldwide. With extensive industry knowledge and customer understanding, Tarantula supports and empowers its customers to build profitable and sustainable businesses. Through an end-to-end, purpose-built telecom site portfolio management solution and knowledge-driven services, Tarantula helps telecom site owners to monetize their towers. Tarantula is a vital part of the daily management of more than 300,000 towers and US$25 billion worth of assets across the world.
Tarantula is owned by Volaris Group, an operating arm of Toronto-based software and services provider, Constellation Software Inc. TarantulaÂ´s offices are situated in Singapore, Stockholm, London, and Hyderabad. For further information, please visit our website.http://www.tarantula.net
Siterra, an Accruent Product, addresses the software needs of tower companies to sell co-locations, upgrade capacity, build-to-suit, maintain accurate asset registers, manage maintenance, and collaborate with vendors operationally as well as consolidate and integrate tower-related software technically. Sixteen of the towercos and infracos that TowerXchange tracks are current Siterra customers, spanning 18 countries and five continents. The first version of the Siterra site management platform was released in 2001. 100,000 users later, Siterra has become the industry standard, must-have operating software for tower companies today. Accruent works with its leading towerco customers to jointly develop new features that are deployed regularly through the SaaS platform to constantly improve customer value. Accruent has developed global process standards with local flexibility to pair with best-in-class software functionality.
Accruent’s telecommunications division serves some of the world’s largest mobile network operators and service providers in addition to tower companies, helping link employees from different organizations in the industry to collaborate to projects. Accruent is the largest independent provider of commercial property management software, serving the telecom, retail, education, healthcare, and corporate markets with over 7,000 customers in 149 countries.http://www.accruent.com
Power HF is a world class manufacturer of diesel engines and gensets, with a particular focus in telecom on turnkey service provisions and innovations in hybrid generation, energy storage and fuel cells. Power HF produces over two million engines, with an annual production capacity for 150,000 engines and 15,000 gensets. Powqer HF is the largest exporter of gensets in China. Power HF has been serving the telecom industry since 2006, and produces gensets in the range of 10-2000 kVA, with embedded fuel and remote management system. Power HF telecom customers includes Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Telenor, Safaricom, ZTE, Eaton Towers, edotco, IGT and Ooredoo, to name a few.http://www.powerhf.com
Delmec has been a primary component in the telecommunication industry, not only within the infrastructure area but also providing state of the art telecom solutions for Ireland, UK, Africa, Europe, America and the Middle East for over 30 years. With the company’s headquarters based in Ireland, Delmec provide structural and network solutions, infrastructure builds, steelwork, renewable energy and fibre network builds. Our expertise has led us to become a renowned provider of engineering services to the telecom and utility sectors, specialising in full turnkey solutions from design concept to live on air.
Delmec’s reputation can be witnessed in over 40 countries where key services have been provided to a wide range of clients whom many have continually sought the expert knowledge of Delmec for their telecom’s needs. Delmec strive to provide services ensuring the client is given the best customer service, maintaining a high efficiency and always to a quality that is highly regarded in the telecom industry with many of our clients stating that Delmec are; The best in the world at what we do.http://delmec.ie
Vinson & Elkins is one of the oldest and largest international law firms, with approximately 700 lawyers located in 15 offices around the world.
Our global telecommunications team has extensive experience advising on international telecoms and telecoms infrastructure M&A transactions, including in respect of towers, data centres, fibre, wireless and wireline technology. We have significant industry experience, advising on telecoms transactions in numerous countries, including across Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East and our team is well recognised for such transactions worldwide. Our telecommunications advice includes acquisitions and disposals, debt and equity financing, infrastructure development, operational arrangements, regulatory matters and dispute resolution.
We also have significant experience in the negotiation and drafting of sale and purchase, debt and equity financing, master lease, build-to-suit, site management, site marketing and service level arrangements, fibre IRUs and other complex commercial contracts.http://www.velaw.com/
We simplify energy supply to help drive the expansion of modern telecommunications infrastructure. Our smart systems help to deliver energy and solution services to the most remote communities. It is both our mission and business to provide affordable and sustainable power as a service. The trust in our capabilities allows us to invest today in forward thinking technologies, providing power services in the world’s most demanding regions.http://www.cooltechsh.com/
Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which we live. For more information, visit our website.http://www.intelsat.com
Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through our networks. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world. For more than 140 years, our ideas, technology and people have changed the world: real turning points that have transformed lives, industries and society as a whole
Our comprehensive portfolio ranges across Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services and Emerging Business; powered by 5G and IoT platforms.https://www.ericsson.com/en
Vertiv designs, builds and services critical infrastructure that enables vital applications for communication networks as well as data centres and commercial and industrial facilities. Formerly Emerson Network Power, Vertiv supports today’s growing mobile and cloud computing markets with a portfolio of power, thermal and infrastructure management solutions including the Chloride®, Liebert®, NetSure™ and Trellis™ brands.
Telecom and IT infrastructure solutions from Vertiv deliver purposefully designed and integrated hardware, software, and services that enable your network infrastructure to be as dynamic as your business. Ranging from site planning to test and turn-up, our experience and dedicated approach to providing turnkey solutions will compliment your business investment. For more information, visit our website.http://www.vertivco.com
Microtex is a leading manufacturer of Industrial Batteries in Bangalore, India. The factory has a covered area of 26700 Sqft on 5 acres of land, with 300 trained people. Established 49 years ago, it is a company well known for its high quality.
Microtex produces in-house, the complete battery using state of the art industry standard battery making machinery.
Microtex is a major supplier to the Indian Railways and Telecom (BSNL). SMF VRLA batteries are manufactured from 100Ah to 5000Ah. Microtex also provides a large range of tubular Gel batteries for Telecom and Solar applications.http://www.microtexindia.com
Flexenclosure provides sustainable Internet infrastructure – designing and manufacturing intelligent power management systems and prefabricated data centres for the ICT industry.
eSite x10 is the world’s first power system purpose-built for outdoor telecom sites and to outdoor telecom standards. It is a patented, sealed, tamper-proof unit with passive convection cooling, no filters, no moving parts and it requires no maintenance. eSite x10 is the future of telecom site power.
Flexenclosure is based in Sweden and has additional offices offices and staff in Canada, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, South Africa, Sweden, the UAE and the UK.http://www.flexenclosure.com/
Infozech is IOT based cost optimization and revenue management solution provider for telecom infrastructure providers and operators since 1999.
Infozech’s iTower Product Suite helps tower companies with Asset, Billing (Infrastructure & Energy), Site uptime and Energy Management with Analytics powered approach. Infozech’s Analytics Product Suite enable consumers with meaningful insights for smarter decisions. We believe that “Data is itself a cost till it is associated to analytics to get actionable insights”.
Infozech manages over 100,000 tower sites, tracking over 42 Million litres of fuel per year, reconciling bills worth USD 23 Million, reconciling 700,000 Assets for customers across multiple geographies.http://www.infozech.com
GS Yuasa is a Japanese company formed in 2004 by the merger of two large 100 year old battery manufacturers, Japan Storage Battery and Yuasa. At US$3.5B in sales, GS Yuasa is one of the largest battery manufacturers in the world.
GS Yuasa manufactures a full line of service proven and new battery technologies including lithium, lead acid, and nickel cadmium batteries for the automotive, industrial, and specialty battery markets. Especially for Telecom market, we have developed high quality and cost competitive 2V, 12V and lithium ion battery module which contribute to customer’s CAPEX and OPEX reduction.
With 37 affiliates in 17 countries, GS Yuasa has a worldwide presence operating under the GS Yuasa, GS, and Yuasa brands.http://www.gs-yuasa.com/jp/index.asp
NANHUA is an independent enterprise with modern management which is located in Shanghai. We design, manufacture and sell world leading signal, lighting and control products which be applied in industrial areas since 1990, and focusing on aviation obstruction light system for telecom towers from 2007, has full experience in the complete line of cost-effective obstruction lighting and control solutions. NANHUA products have been proven to be professionally designed and highly reliable.
NANHUA will continue to maintain reliable, safety and simple R&D concepts, combine with the latest technology, commit to developing new products to help customer solve problems and enhance customer value.http://www.nanhua.com
EnerSys® is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We complement our extensive line of motive power, reserve power and specialty products with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world. Headquartered in the United States, with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia, EnerSys employs over nine thousand people and operates 32 manufacturing and assembly facilities world-wide. This vast infrastructure and over 100 years of battery experience positions EnerSys at the forefront of both manufacturing capabilities and new product development.http://www.enersys.com/GlobalLanding.aspx
NorthStar is a global leader in designing, manufacturing and deploying a wide range of batteries and energy storage solutions. Our mission is to deliver reliable and sustainable power to the world.
Using advanced technology, our products have been built to ensure longer battery life, lower operating costs and reduced environmental impact. We maintain a global presence with major operations in Sweden, USA, China and the Middle East and distribution and service centers in Latin America, Europe, Africa and APAC.
Visit our booth for more information about our new innovative products including NorthStar ACE™; the future of energy storage management!
We, Leoch Battery Pte. Ltd, established in 1999, located at 1 Tech Park Crescent, Tuas, Singapore 638131. We’re an international new high- tech enterprise listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 842), specialize in research and development, manufacturing, sales and marketing of full categories of lead-acid battery.http://www.leoch.com/
SerEnergy is a world leading developer and manufacturer of power systems providing primary, supplementary and backup power for telecom and utility applications. With a system based on reformed methanol fuel cell technology, SerEnergy is able to provide a very compact power generation system that does not generate harmful emissions, noise or vibrations. At the same time, the power system is a front runner in terms of low maintenance requirements while being environmentally friendly.
With headquarters in Aalborg, Denmark, SerEnergy is the largest methanol fuel cell manufacturer worldwide with a production capacity up to 25MW (5000 units) per year.http://serenergy.com
Polar Power, Inc. (POLA), designs, manufactures and sells direct current, or DC, power systems, lithium battery powered hybrid solar systems for applications primarily in the telecommunications market. Polar’s systems provide reliable and low-cost energy for applications for off-grid and bad-grid applications with critical power needs that cannot be without power in the event of utility grid failure. Our systems integrate DC Generators, Solar PV, DC Air-conditioning, and batteries. Our Hybrid Solar Systems provide reliable power with very low maintenance and operational costs. Our Prime Power DC Generators provide very low fuel consumption, low maintenance with 3,000-hour oil change interval and long generator life. Our Backup DC Generators provide compact, lightweight, minimum fuel storage providing long reserve.http://www.polarpower.com
REDDOT is focusing on developing and manufacturing aviation obstruction light(also called aircraft warning light) for towers and tall structures, marine lantern for maritime and portable airfield light for airstrip and helipad.
REDDOT advantages are providing complete obstruction lighting solution and materials as a package for tower companies, deploying wireless monitoring system for obstruction light, build the most efficient solar obstruction light solution according to solar irradiation in different locations.
ICAO Certified, REDDOT obstruction lights have been used for telecom sites in more than 90 countries.http://www.reddotsignal.com
Shandong Zhaowei Steel Tower Company is a leading steel tower manufacturer from China,integrating design, R&D, fabrication, exportation, installation and after-sales service providing. Since 2006, we have exported towers to many countries and won good reputation from the clients worldwide, and accumulated rich experience in the past more than 10 years overseas business development. now, we are audited steel tower supplier for China steel tower company, Huawei, ZTE and Ericsson. and we have established after-sales office in Manila, Yangon, Dhaka. and we are building our fabrication plant in Ethiopia, and in the middle of 2018, it will be ready for fabrication. hope to be your partner in the steel tower supplier.http://www.chinatowers.com
Zhu Hai Coslight focus on Li-ion pouch battery, Li-ion Prismatic EV etc. We are listed as worldwide TOP 5 polymer cell manufacture. The factory cover an area of over 160,000 ㎡ with over 5000 staffs. Total capacity is over 4 billion Wh/year, The present and in planning manufacture facility is fully automation.
Zhuhai Coslight’s mainstream MP NCM EV cell can achieve >3000 cycle life with ~200Wh/kg gravimetric energy den sity, further increased to 255 Wh/kg by the end of 2017 through new chemistry introduction. A long term R&D strategy is steadily pushing forward and targets 300Wh/kg energy density by 2020.http://www.cncoslight.com/zhdc/zhdc.asp
TSS solar hybrid power you can trust.
Founded in 2003, TSS designs and delivers reliable stand-alone solar power solutions to tackle the energy-related costs and operating challenges at remote and off-grid sites.
Our solar hybrid solutions for off-grid BTS sites maximize the use of solar power as primary energy source, optimize battery life to 5 years or better and minimize the runtime of the back-up diesel generator, reducing fuel consumption and costly on-site visits for refuelling and maintenance to 6 months or better.
Designed to operate independently and reliably for prolonged periods in the harshest and most remote environments, our bespoke solutions will keep your mission critical operations up and running ensuring you will meet or exceed your upfront TCO, ROI and energy savings goals.https://www.tss4u.com
M2Catalyst is a big data/business analytics licensor that crowdsources trillions of cell tower, mobile network, device, and application data points from millions of mobile devices. Our data scientists then utilize proprietary algorithms to generate invaluable actionable intelligence for members of the wireless ecosystem, i.e., infrastructure providers, tower owners, wireless carriers, mobile device manufacturers, and app developers.http://www.m2mobileinsights.com/blog/a-r-evolution-in-how-towers-are-valued-and-how-co-locations-are-sold/
Abloy Oy is one of the leading manufacturers of high quality locks, locking systems and architectural hardware and world’s leading developer of high security electromechanical locking technology.
Abloy has secured telecommunication sites and assets for decades. Our solutions provide customers new operational models, fast pay-back time and high returns on investment. Abloy operates in all continents and several companies in the field of telecommunication have chosen ABLOY as their trusted advisor for security and operational efficiency. ABLOY is the solution provider for leaders in rapidly developing and changing telecom industry.http://www.abloy.com/
Infosoft is a Sri Lankan-domiciled software company that provides telecommunication and tower companies with customized Telecom Infrastructure Sharing Management Software since 2009.
Infosoft successfully designed and implemented TIMS (Telecom Infrastructure Management System) for the Dialog Axiata Infrastructure Division which to date has enabled it to manage its passive infrastructure such as telecommunication sites, billing information for invoice processing, site audits, sites access management, lease agreement, structural information of towers site documents etc.
We have also deployed TIMS to Axiata group OpCos such as Robi, Celcom and SMART Mobile for brief period prior to them forming the Axiata tower company edotco.http://www.infosoft.lk
TowerShieldTM is an unique upgrading solution for existing and new build towers. TowerShieldTM is the first solution to use shape factor to reduce wind load on the tower, enabling almost unlimited capacity for new antennas. Reduced wind load diminish the need of upgrading the tower and foundation!
The TowerShieldTM is an invention by GSM Towers, a Norwegian tower supplier offering its own optimized designs for tower, capacity controls of existing structures, and energy solutions on three continents. GSM Towers provides a wide range of in-house engineered tower models tailored to local requirements as well as a full range of accessories.https://www.towershields.com/
Hardiman Telecommunications Ltd. was established in 1994. We are a boutique consultancy specialised in strategy development, due diligence assessment and valuation support. Our clients include major TowerCos, private equity funds, corporate finance / advisory and investment functions of leading banks, and telecommunications carriers. We are particularly active in end-to-end support of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
All of our staff have held profit-accountable positions with global telecommunications carriers, manufacturers and systems integration houses prior to joining us. This allows full support of clients across the continuum from technology through to market effectiveness, spanning engineering, commercial strategy, financial structuring and proven operating methodologies.http://www.telecoms.net
The National Association of Tower Erectors is dedicated to providing a unified voice for tower erection, service and maintenance companies and recognized as the tower industry leader in promoting safety, education, uniform practices and procedures.http://www.natehome.com
Analysys Mason is a global specialist adviser on telecoms, media and technology (TMT). At the core of Analysys Mason’s offering are two key services: consultancy and research. To support these, we have developed skills and techniques that deliver tangible results for clients the world over. One of the features that sets our consultancy work apart is our exclusive focus on TMT. We are specialists, and proud of it. Analysys Mason works with clients across the TMT sector; regulators, operators, vendors, financial institutions and other market players. We never forget that the point of consultancy is to make a tangible difference to our clients’ businesses. In terms of our research, many of the world’s leading network operators, vendors, regulators and investors subscribe to our research programmes and rely on our insight to inform their decision making. Clients also have the opportunity to engage one-to-one with our subject-matter experts for tailored advice on critical business issues.http://www.analysysmason.com
Telecommunications Insight provides subscribers with analysis, forecasts and company profiles on a country-by-country basis, covering the key trends impacting on global telecommunications markets. The service includes online access to the very latest analysis and data, a searchable archive, and PDF access to the monthly regional Insight reports.
Published by Business Monitor International, the global market specialists, Telecommunications Insight is broken down into five regional services: Asia, Western Europe, Emerging Europe, the Middle East & Africa and the Americas.
For further information please view our website or call Tel: +44 (0) 20 7246 1403.http://www.telecomsinsight.com/
TelecomWatch is the only “Publishing-House” in India which is fully & totally focused / concentrated on Indian Telecom & its related industries. TelecomWatch serves well over 71,000 email ids & its products are seen daily by more than 1,00,000 pairs of important eye-balls, who are the actual business creators.
TelecomWatch endeavors to provide Fixedline, CDMA ( Mobile), GSM & Average Revenue Per User figs immediately on their release. Its products have proved to be excellent vehicles for “Online Advertising”.
TelecomWatch products provide online & offline timely & accurate info / data on vital happenings, latest tariffs & valid tenders through:
– TelecomWatch-news flash
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For more details please visit our website or mail us at email@example.com://www.telecomwatch.in
Pyramid Research offers practical solutions to the complex demands our clients face in the global telecommunications, media and technology industries. Our analysis is uniquely focused on the identification and assessment of growth opportunities within the telecoms value chain, by market, sector, technology and business model, powered by the bottom-up methodology of our market forecasts for more than 100 countries – a distinction that has remained unmatched for nearly 30 years.http://www.pyramidresearch.com/
Inside Towers is a daily, digital publication delivering breaking, relevant, and actionable news to wireless infrastructure professionals. While there is plenty of news and information regarding wireless, news specifically targeted towards towers is rare.Inside Towers is written for tower people, by tower people. With over 8,000 subscribers, Inside Towers has grown at an incredible rate since it began in 2013.
Inside Towers covers a wide range of pertinent tower topics including zoning issues, marketplace and values, company profiles, new products, tower safety, job listings, industry events, tower shots and international news, just to name a few.
Inside Towers also offers a companion Buyer’s Guide, Tower-Pro.com. Tower-Pro.com is the leading telecom directory, with thousands of industry product and service vendors, right at your fingertips. Check for your company’s free listing or search companies to match your specific needs.https://insidetowers.com/
Telecom Asia (www.telecomasia.net) is Asia’s leading source of news on the telco industry, providing daily coverage from across the region and the world as well as analysis and commentary on industry trends and developments.
Launched in 1990, Telecom Asia covers the industry through websites, conferences, publications and research reports. The group also produces the Telecom Asia awards, the region’s longest-running telecom industry awards, held every year since 1997.
Telecom Asia is brought to you by Questex (www.questex.asia), a global business information provider headquartered in the USA with a comprehensive platform of events, digital media, demand generation, lead-gen and marketing services.http://www.telecomasia.net
Launched in June 2017, the China Independent Tower Alliance (CITA) was created under the leadership and guidance of the China Association of Communication Enterprises (CACE), in partnership with private towercos, telecom infrastructure builders, equipment and service providers, design consulting, academic and research institutes, and more.
The alliance seeks to provide a unified voice in liaising and communicating with government agencies on legal, regulatory and policy matters affecting the industry; to seek win-win partnerships with China Tower Corporation as well as MNOs; to facilitate member knowledge exchange, training and professional development; to identify and address common industry challenges; to develop industry standards in technology, tower leasing and service management, etc.; and to promote the alliance and its members to mainstream media to positively affect its reputation and influence.