Environmental awareness

Part of its corporate responsibility policy, Telekom Romania is developing and implementing awareness rising initiatives for its own employees, its clients and for the general public, to support not just the achievement of its own sustainability performance goals but to support the change of behaviour of general pubic regarding environmental aspects.

Environmental awareness initiatives
In 2015 we have continued to engage our employees and partners on environmental topics through our internal and external communication channels. The most relevant of our initiatives were:

  • planting1With the occasion of Earth Hour, through our internal newsletter, we have informed more than 7,000 employees about the importance, benefits and best practices concerning energy saving and we have used our SMS service to urge our clients to save energy
  • We have trained 1,950 employees on environmental topics.
  • In collaboration with National Society for batteries Recycling (SNRB), we have organized internal communication campaign to promote ecological attitude and selective collection of batteries waste, using internal newsletter and intranet informative materials. Our employees responded by collecting almost 300 kg of used batteries.
  • All company‘s shops were distributed flyers with information for customers, regarding electric and electronic equipment waste.
  • In partnership with NGOs, we have organized outdoor employee volunteering activities for planting of more than 8,800 trees and maintaining 10h of forest planted in previous years.

 

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AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Our efforts to contribute to Romania social, ecological and conomical development have been recognized and appreciated by the civil society and our stakeholders. Among other, we have been awarded for our community support campaigns and projects, for our transparent and consistent reporting of nonfinancial data and also for our environmental performances.

Telekom Romania Awards (selection)

Telekom Romania awarded twice in the Romanian CSR Awards, first place in the category "Community Support" for Teimplici.ro project, and second place in the category "Internal CSR campaigns" with Recycle and Innovate project (April 2015).
Telekom Romania awarded twice in the Romanian CSR Awards, first place in the category “Community Support” for Teimplici.ro project, and second place in the category “Internal CSR campaigns” with Recycle and Innovate project (April 2015).
Telekom Romania awarded the "Greenest company in Romania", at the Forbes Romania's Gala, for social responsibility and involvement in collecting and recycling waste (November 2015). Telekom Romania received "The Silver Award for Excellence", for the campaign Recycle and Innovate, at the Romanian PR Awards, 23th edition (November 2015).
Telekom Romania awarded the “Greenest company in Romania”, at the Forbes Romania’s Gala, for social responsibility and involvement in collecting and recycling waste (November 2015).
Telekom Romania received “The Silver Award for Excellence”, for the campaign Recycle and Innovate, at the Romanian PR Awards, 23th edition (November 2015).

 

Telekom Romania ranked 1st in the IT&C industry and 6th nationally in the Romanian CSR Index 2015, a ranking based on disclosure of non-financial data according to Directive 2014/95/ UE, GRI G4 and Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2014. The CSR assessment includes the Top 100 most valuable companies in Romania (as ranked by Ziarul Financiar, most prestigious financial newspaper in Romania (December 2015).
Telekom Romania ranked 1st in the IT&C industry and 6th nationally in the Romanian CSR Index 2015, a ranking based on disclosure of non-financial data according to Directive 2014/95/ UE, GRI G4 and Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2014. The CSR assessment includes the Top 100 most valuable companies in Romania (as ranked by Ziarul Financiar, most prestigious financial
newspaper in Romania (December 2015).

 

 

The Global CompactInternational Recognition

Since May 2015, Telekom Romania is a participant in the Global Compact Network Romania, and its CEO is a member of the Steering Committee. Telekom Romania is thus committed to respect the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact.