United Nations Global Compact principles

TeliaSonera is a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact since 2013. This Annual and Sustainability Report represents our Communication On Progress.

TeliaSonera’s implementation of the UN Global Compact principles is outlined in the table below. Our statement of continuing support for the Global Compact is found in “Comments by the CEO”. Four business units – Omnitel and TEO in Lithuania, Moldcell in Moldova and Kcell in Kazakhstan – are themselves also signatories to the Global Compact. This Annual and Sustainability Report represents the Communication On Progress also for these companies.



Human Rights

Approach and outcomes


Support and respect the protection of internationally
proclaimed human rights

See Sustainability Work, sections “Sustainability in TeliaSonera” and “Freedom of expression and privacy


Make sure that we are not complicit in human rights abuses

See Sustainability Work, sections “Freedom of expression and privacy” and “Human rights impact assessments – Focus on region Eurasia





Uphold the freedom of association and the effective
recognition of the right to collective bargaining

See Sustainability Work, sections “Occupational health and safety” and “Responsible procurement,” and GRI Index, “G4-11” and “G4-HR4-6


Uphold the elimination of all forms of forced and
compulsory labor

See Sustainability Work, section “Responsible procurement” and GRI Index, “G4-HR4-6


Uphold the effective abolition of child labor

See Sustainability Work, section “Responsible procurement” and GRI Index, “G4-HR4-6


Uphold the elimination of discrimination in
respect of employment and occupation

See Sustainability Work, section “Occupational health and safety





Support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges

See Sustainability Work, section “Environmental responsibility” and GRI Index, “G4-14


Undertake initiatives to promote greater
environmental responsibility

See Sustainability Work, section “Environmental responsibility


Encourage the development and diffusion of
environmentally friendly technologies

See Sustainability Work, section “Environmental responsibility






Work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery

See Sustainability Work, section “Anti-bribery and corruption


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