Telecommunications sector supplement

Health and safety

IO4-6

Compliance with ICNIRP standards and guidelines related to radiofrequency emissions and Standard Absorption Rate of handsets and base stations

Our approach to electromagnetic fields (EMF) can be found in the group EMF policy at teliacompany.com/en/about-the-company/public-policy/.

Access to telecommunication products and services

PA1-2

Policies and practices to overcome barriers for access and use of telecommunications products and services

See Sustainability Work, section “All in - shared value creation.”

 

PA6

Programs to provide and maintain tele­communication products and services in emergency situations and disaster relief

We are prepared to assist in rescue work and disaster relief following major emergencies and disasters. Maintaining telecommunications is vital to facilitate rescue work and for helping affected people.

In 2015, Nepal was hit by major earthquakes. Ncell in Nepal collaborated with the Swedish non-profit organization Flowminder to provide aid agencies with updated people displacement data based on anonymized call detail record (CDR) data. See 2015 annual and sustainability report, Sustainability Work, section “Sponsorships and donations” for more information.

Access to content

PA7

Policies and practices to manage human rights issues relating to access and use of telecommunications products and services

See Sustainability Work, sections “Freedom of expression” and “Human rights impact assessments.”