Ribbon Issues First Global Sustainability Report

Highlights company’s commitment and contribution to global sustainable development through its core business
February 3, 2021

Westford, MA – Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced that it has issued its first global sustainability report.

“We are committed to providing our stakeholders with increased visibility and responsiveness, and our report is a key milestone in that effort,” said Patrick Macken, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Ribbon. “We will continue to set rigorous operational standards for ourselves and our suppliers as we move forward, with the constant aim to improve how we interact with the environment and the communities we and our customers work in.”

Ribbon is committed to operating ethically, efficiently, and inclusively in all areas of its business, while innovating and leveraging communications technology to transform lives and help reduce the existential threat of climate change.

Ribbon’s sustainability report accounts for its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance through 2019 and 2020 and outlines, among other items, the company’s response to the global pandemic, and its support of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

About Ribbon

Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) delivers global communications software and IP and optical network solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today's smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, and agility, including core to edge IP solutions, cloud-native offers, leading-edge software security and analytics tools, as well as 5G-ready IP and optical networking solutions acquired via our recent merger with ECI Telecom. To learn more about Ribbon visit rbbn.com.

Important Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The information in this release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events that involve risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of historical facts contained in this release, including statements regarding future operational standards and goals, are forward-looking statements. The actual results of Ribbon Communications may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. For further information regarding risks and uncertainties associated with Ribbon Communications' business, please refer to the "Risk Factors" section of Ribbon Communications' most recent annual or quarterly report filed with the SEC. Any forward-looking statements represent Ribbon Communications' views only as of the date on which such statement is made and should not be relied upon as representing Ribbon Communications' views as of any subsequent date. While Ribbon Communications may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point, Ribbon Communications specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

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