Organizational profile


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

Stockholm, 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, section “Telia Company and 2016 in brief.”



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

79 (79) percent of employees were covered by collective bargaining agreements.

In the following countries the percentage is zero: Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States, Turkey, Italy and Russia.

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

See Sustainability Work, section “Responsible procurement.”



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

See Our Company, section “Telia Company and 2016 in brief.”



How the precautionary principle is approached

For Telia Company the precautionary principle relates mainly to product safety and electromagnetic fields. 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 Sustainability Work, section “Sustainability in Telia Company.”



Memberships of associations