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A time for action

COP26 UN Climate Change conference is here. The time for talk is over. Individuals, governments, corporations and whole communities now need to actively change how we live, work and do business. Digitalization and climate action are inseparable. We must accelerate digitalization, embrace collaboration, and develop a sustainable ecosystem to achieve the global goals.

Why not join us on an EU panel on 1st November or listen in to the GSMA panel on Wednesday 3rd November.

Empowering young people in Morocco

UNICEF and Orange Foundation 

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© Youssef Laafou/UNICEF 2021

Winner: Capacity building

COP26 Compass Awards

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100% renewable by 2025

Our new aim for our own facilities

Our CEO Pekka Lundmark talks no green without digital

Roadmap to carbon reduction

Roadmap to carbon reduction

Decarbonizing supply chains together

Decarbonizing supply chains together

Evolving the energy industry

Evolving the energy industry

How can CSPs improve network energy efficiency?

How can CSPs improve network energy efficiency?

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Industry pathways to net zero

First Movers Coalition

Nokia joins as founding member

 

Supply chain climate engagement

Beyond our own operations, we work hard with our supply chain on measuring and disclosing climate data and setting targets and implementing improvement plans. And our results last year were better than ever

Explore our work with suppliers

The Role Of Technology In Achieving Sustainability

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Orange goes circular

A new goal for our industry: broadband zero

Broadband zero

50 percent

reduction in carbon emissions across our value chain by 2030 (Scopes 1, 2 and 3). Our single Science Based Target.

54 percent

less energy used on average by modernized customer base station sites in 2020.

50 percent

reduction in carbon emissions agreed target with component suppliers by 2030.


Climate recognitions

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Our priorities

Our approach

Our approach

Our approach

Our purpose – We create the technology that helps the world act together sits at the core of our sustainability approach. We believe that our technology improve people’s lives and makes a real difference in the world. Connectivity and digitalization are critical to helping the world achieve the 2030 goals. In this section, you can learn more about our sustainability strategy and focus areas, our sustainability governance model, and our materiality matrix that shows our most material sustainability topics. This sections also details the external recognitions and key rating results for our sustainability. Last but not least the section covers how our work relates to the United Nations Sustainable Development goals and an overview of our interaction with different stakeholders.   

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Improving lives

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Improving lives

Connectivity and digitalization bring people together across businesses, cities, supply chains and communities. The technology we provide connects people to the people they love, to work, and studies. Through our solutions we provide access to better healthcare, information and community services, market opportunities and more. And it drives more sustainable productive industries and cities. In this section learn more about connecting the unconnected in rural and city areas, and explore how 5G will positively impact every aspect of our lives. Read how digitalization with our technology is transforming enterprises, enabling industries that can be more productive, more resource efficient, less wasteful and sustainable. We also share here examples from around the world of our corporate social programs and their positive impact on people’s everyday lives.

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Combating climate change

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Combating climate change

The climate crisis is the greatest existential threat faced by humanity and this planet. The IPCC report in summer 2021 for the first time pointed to human activity as a cause of climate change. Digitalization and climate action must go hand in hand to achieve the 2030 global goals.

In this section, we show how we take responsibility firstly for our own backyard, minimizing our own global footprint across our operations and product portfolio, but we also aim to maximize the unique positive impact our technology and industry can have through the solutions we create that help other industries, cities, supply chains and individuals reduce their carbon footprints. The mobile communications industry can enable other industries and society to reduce their emissions by up to 10 its own footprint. You can also see how we approach circular practices in our operations and products, apply design for environment process and work with external organizations to track, disclose and report our carbon emissions and related activities

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Conducting business with Integrity

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Conducting business with Integrity

Trust, responsibility, and ethical behavior are the foundations on which we operate. Our Code of Conduct unites all our employees around our values and our unwavering commitment to integrity. It provides clear and simple direction for all of our employees and business partners and defines the principles of ethical, compliant and responsible business practices.

In this section, you can find out more about our ethical business practices and our corporate governance as well as the compliance processes, procedures and action we put in place, including reporting of ethical issues. We see compliance as a business enabler and also emphasize anti-corruption policies. The section also covers our human rights activities, how we work in a responsible, transparent way with our at times complex supply chain and some words on data privacy and security.

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Culture - Respecting people

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Culture - Respecting people

Our people are our greatest asset and it is essential that we continuously work on creating a company culture that is inclusive and ensures our people are empowered and enabled to deliver on our company business priorities.

The section looks at how we create a great place to work and ensure we gain and retain the best talent on the market through continual development of not just our culture, but also refreshing our talent management activities, performance support, and career development. We share how we aim to ensure decent working conditions everywhere we operate. This section also includes our goals and activities related to the work with do to ensure we become and remain an inclusive and diverse company, working often both internally and externally for greater learning and impact. Finally, the health and safety of all our employees and those who work on our behalf, with an growing emphasis on the wellbeing of all personnel.

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Our sustainability report – People and Planet 2020

Policies and statements

Policies

Find out the policies that govern how we do business.

Downloads

Sustainability report, other CR reports, statements and documents.

GRI and SASB index

Download the Key ESG frameworks 2020 index for GRI, SASB, and UN SDGs.