Sustainability

Enabling sustainable digitalisation

We democratise access to and connectivity within our digital future to sustainably improve everyone’s lives. We want to use digitalisation for the benefit of the people and strengthen the connections between them. At the same time, in the interests of governance for responsible corporate management, we keep an eye on the impacts that all our business activities on people and the environment. Our CR strategy firmly embeds sustainability in our company.

Corporate Responsibility Report 2021

Corporate sustainability is a central component of O2 Telefónica business mindset and activities. Our CR report describes how we strengthen connections and network people.

Responsible Business Plan 2025

O2 Telefónica’s sustainability strategy is managed via the Responsible Business Plan (RBP) 2025 “Digital.Sustainable.Connected.” and aims to achieve various sustainability targets. With the RBP 2025 we wish to continue to responsibly shape sustainable digitalisation and the transformation of our economy and society in the future.

Our fields of action

Responsible Corporate Governance Our business as a digital company is founded on the principles of governance for responsible corporate management that we rigorously and systematically apply to all our business processes.
Climate and environment We offer our customers the greenest network.
Customers and business partners We offer our customers products and services which support a sustainable lifestyle.
Employees We advance tomorrow’s digital working world as an attractive employer.
Society and digital inclusion We facilitate participation in the digitalised world by affording people access and skills.

Our focus areas

Climate responsibility

Our climate strategy is a comprehensive concept in the fight against climate change and a central component of our sustainability management. We have set ourselves the target of achieving net zero carbon emissions, by 2025. For us, this means that from this date at the latest, we will no longer produce any greenhouse gas emissions of our own. Read more

Digital responsibility

Shaping the digital transformation responsibly is a central aspiration of our actions - for our customers, our company, our employees and society. For O2 Telefónica, the principle is therefore: People must always remain the highest ethical instant. Because digitalisation is there for people – and not the other way around. Read more

Human rights

We are committed to respecting and protecting human rights all along the value chain. By doing so, we not only follow the legal requirements, but also our own conception of values. We also commit ourselves to the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Read more

Further information on our ESG activities

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