Labor practices and decent work

Occupational health and safety

G4-LA6

Injuries, absenteeism, and work-related fatalities

See also Sustainability Work, section “Occupational health and safety.”

LTIF and SAR, by
geographical area

2016

2015

LTIF1

SAR2 (%)

LTIF

SAR (%)

Sweden

0.32

3.0

0.44

2.5

Europe

0.50

2.3

0.54

2.3

Eurasia

0.10

1.5

0.09

1.4

Other countries3

0.0

1.2

0.0

0.9

Total

0.36

2.4

0.41

2.2

1) Total number of lost-time injuries per million possible working hours.
2) Total hours of sickness absence per possible working hours (full year average).
3) Telia Carrier outside above areas.

Around 20 lost-time injuries were reported. Most injuries occurred in the course of normal work (e.g. in offices or shops) or in traffic. A few cases were stress related.

There have been no fatal accidents involving Telia Company employees reported during 2014-2016.

Omission: we do not consider reporting by gender relevant, as there are no differences in work tasks. We are working on developing supplier reporting, see Sustainability Work, section “Responsible procurement.”

Training and education

G4-LA11

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews

Since 2016, Telia Company has a new group-wide people performance approach called YouFirst. See Corporate Governance, section “Group-wide governance framework.”

YouFirst covers all employees in regions Sweden and Europe. By year end, 71 percent had documented goals in the YouFirst tool. Local companies in region Eurasia follow the former performance management process which covers 86 percent of employees. 

Supplier assessment for labor practices

G4-LA14

Percentage of new suppliers screened using labor practices criteria

See Sustainability Work, section “Responsible procurement.”

Omission: we are unable to report separately on the percentage of new suppliers. As we develop our supplier assessment processes, this data might become available.

Labor practices grievance mechanisms

G4-LA16

Number of grievances about labor practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

See Corporate Governance, section “Enterprise risk management (ERM) framework.”