Name of the organization 

Telia Company AB (publ).


Primary brands, products, and services

See Our Company, section “Where we operate.”


Location of the organization’s headquarters

Solna, Sweden.


Countries where the organization operates

See Our Company, section “Where we operate.”


Nature of ownership and legal form

See Directors' report, section “Telia Company share.”


Markets served

See Our Company, section “Where we operate.”


Scale of the organization

See Our Company, sections “2017 in brief” and “Where we operate.”


Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region

See Note C31 to the consolidated financial statements.

Omission: We do not report percentage of full-time and part-time employees, or percentage of permanent and temporary employees.


Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements

76 (79) percent of employees were covered by collective bargaining agreements. In the following countries the percentage is zero: Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hong Kong, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States.

Telia Company employees have the right to choose whether or not to be represented by a trade union for the purpose of collective bargaining. No employee shall be discriminated against for exercising this right. All employees should be aware of the basic terms and conditions of their employment. Telia Company respectfully cooperates with legitimate employee representatives and national labor unions.


Description of the supply chain

Telia Company purchases goods and services from both local and international suppliers. These include consumer electronics such as mobile handsets, network equipment, construction and maintenance services, and various consulting services. Our products and services are sold and distributed through our own sales channels and through resellers and partners. See also Directors’ Report, sections “Responsible sourcing” and “Risk and uncertainties”, Responsible sourcing for more information about regional and topical challenges.


Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, ownership or supply chain

See Directors’ Report, section “Group development”, Acquisitions and disposals.


How the precautionary principle is approached

For Telia Company the precautionary principle relates mainly to product safety and electromagnetic fields (EMF). Our overall precautionary approach is addressed through the code of responsible business conduct, supplier code of conduct, other policies, and the compliance framework.


Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses

See Corporate Governance, section “Statement of Materiality and significant audiences.”


Memberships of associations