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Facts, metrics, and reports on our sustainability efforts

Our sustainability strategy is a core part of our work and embedded across the company. The results of our efforts are annually presented in our Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, plus in other standardized documents. This section holds information on how we act on reporting standards, environmental impact assessment of our carbon footprint, and an archive of all our sustainability reports since 2001.

 

Reliable and transparent assessments

Reliable and transparent assessments

We follow up and report on our progress in accordance with globally recognized standards. We utilize the UN Global Compact steps to support the global goals, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to assess the environmental impact from our activities, and the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights Reporting Framework to advance human rights in business.

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Independent assurance

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards have been used in compiling the Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility 2017 report. And the report has been assured by PwC, an independent third party.

Materiality assessment

To define significant issues, we consider a wide range of economic, environmental and social impacts significant to our business. Hence, we report according to Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines and AA1000 Assurance Standard.

2017 CDP report

An effective reductions strategy for carbon emissions is integral to our operations. Our efforts are disclosed to CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project. Read the 2017 CDP report (PDF) .

CR reports and publications archive

This archive holds all previous Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reports—since 2001. And, other related reports on this topic.

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Public policy and government affairs

To achieve beneficial and sustainable long-term conditions for the ICT sector we engage and collaborates with governments, regulators, legislators, businesses and industry associations.

How we manage our business

Being responsible, open and transparent is the foundation of our approach to corporate sustainability. See how we work to improve and strengthen our business practices; from economic to environmental, social and ethical standards.