We can achieve the greatest positive impact and help accelerate achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by creating the technology that connects people and things. Our technology improves lives by providing access to education, information, better healthcare, and economic opportunity, and can enable a safer, smarter and healthier planet. The technology we provide can help create a more equitable society by connecting the unconnected.
People & Planet report 2018
We are committed to expanding our transparency and our coverage. Our report is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative GRI Standards, Core-option. Our report is also compliant with the advanced level of the UN Global Compact. The Global Reporting Initiative index is available as a separate PDF document at the bottom of this page. This report was published in May 2019.
I want Nokia to be at the very forefront in addressing these urgent challenges. Not only through the technology we create, but through the values we represent, and the working practices that we employ.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation once again awarded Nokia a score of 100% on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, designating Nokia as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality”. Just one part of our diversity.
There’s a strong business case to be made for the value of ethical business practices. Stakeholders want to do business with partners they know will adhere to the highest standards of conduct.
News and press releases
Read about the latest Nokia news on sustainability.
Our core business is connectivity and related activities, and we aim to deliver our technology in a responsible way, where purpose and sustainability are an integral part of how we operate and what we provide. We take the responsibility for the impact we have globally, both positive and negative, in order to make a positive diﬀerence in people’s lives and to the planet.
Our sustainability priorities remain improving people’s lives with technology, protecting the environment, conducting business with integrity, respecting our people and ensuring we make change together with key stakeholders in order to have the greatest positive impact. Read more below.
Sustainability is about actions not just words. Below are some examples of sustainable development activities in action.
A field trip to Myanmar takes us to early childhood care on the ground with Save the Children.
Nokia and Save the Children have worked together since 2015, as part of the ‘Best Start’ program bringing improved early learning opportunities for marginalized children in Myanmar. Read and hear more about a recent feld trip.
The cool way to reduce energy and recapture wasted heat
A world-first: Nokia, Elisa and Efore commercially deploy a liquid-cooled base station that can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent.