United Nations
Global Compact
Principles

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

Telia Company’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”. Several subsidiaries are themselves also signatories to the Global Compact. This Annual and Sustainability Report represents the Communication On Progress also for these companies.

Principle

Human Rights

Approach and outcomes

1

Support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights

See Directors’ Report, section “Human rights

2

Make sure that we are not complicit in human rights abuses

See Directors’ Report, section “Human rights

 

Labor

 

3

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

See Directors’ Report, sections “Occupational health and safety” and “Responsible sourcing”, and GRI Index, G4-11 and G4-HR4-6

4

Uphold the elimination of all forms of forced and
compulsory labor

See Directors’ Report, section “Responsible sourcing”, GRI Index, G4-HR4-6 and “UK Modern Slavery Act statement

5

Uphold the effective abolition of child labor

See Directors’ Report, section “Responsible sourcing”, GRI Index, G4-HR4-6 and “UK Modern Slavery Act statement

6

Uphold the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation

See Directors’ Report, section “Occupational health and safety

 

Environment

 

7

Support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges

See Directors’ Report, section “Environmental responsibility” and GRI Index, G4-14

8

Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility

See Directors’ Report, section “Environmental responsibility

9

Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

See Directors’ Report, section “Environmental responsibility

 

Anti-corruption

 

10

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

See Directors’ Report, section “Anti-bribery and corruption