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Deutsche Telekom develops products, services and solutions associated with integrated living and working, with responsibility characterising the actions of the company. Change is an everyday occurrence in the economy and in society. Technological progress and communication independent of time or place are changing life from the ground up— everyday professional and personal life in equal measure. With sustainable products, solutions and initiatives, Telekom is contributing to a sustainable network of life and work, equal-opportunity participation in the information and knowledge society and climate protection, all for the benefit of customers and partners, employees, investors, the environment and society alike. Read more in the Telekom CR Report.

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04/10/2017 | Deutsche Telekom fosters digital education

Digitization is reshaping the educational industry as well – chalks becoming wireless mouse, black boards becoming  projectors, notebooks instead of laptops and books are now fitting in pen drives and hard disks. Deutsche Telekom subsidiaries, T-Mobile Austria and Makedonski Telekom give great examples of how Telekom fosters digital education.

01/12/2017 | DAX-listed corporations create pilot project to help refugees without vocational qualifications enter the job market

The range of available options and measures for integrating refugees continues to be discussed intensively. This much is clear, however: integrating refugees within the job market is one of the central challenges involved in helping refugees settle into society. At the initiative of Kathrin Menges (Henkel), Melanie Kreis (Deutsche Post DHL Group) and Christian P.

10/22/2015 | Deutsche Telekom supports the Sustainable Development Goals

In September 2015, the UN adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Deutsche Telekom is helping to achieve them through a large number of activities.

10/17/2014 | Deutsche Telekom: New "We Care" app

Deutsche Telekom unveils its new "We Care" app, which showcases all the Group's social responsibility and sustainability activities. Users can use the interactive application to find tips on socially responsible behavior.

09/10/2014 | Deutsche Telekom: Award-winning sustainability

Deutsche Telekom takes first place in oekom industry ranking for its ecological and social performance. In particular, the Group scored top marks in energy conservation and data privacy.

Climate protection, a focus on the customer, avoidance of electronic waste and a sustainable supply chain: These aspects helped Deutsche Telekom win first place in this year's "oekom Industry Report Telecommunications."

05/22/2014 | Deutsche Telekom: Donations for flood victims

Heavy rains have resulted in dramatic floods throughout many parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia. Deutsche Telekom donates 50,000 euros to Aktion Deutschland Hilft for emergency measures. Employees have set up donation lines.

The recent flooding was caused by the heaviest rainfalls in 120 years in large parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia. Whole towns and villages were flooded and many communities have been cut off from the outside world.

02/06/2014 | Deutsche Telekom sets Group-wide climate protection target

The Deutsche Telekom Board of Management has decided on an ambitious climate protection target. CO2 emissions are to be reduced by 20 percent across the Group by the year 2020. This means that the Group will reduce these emissions by around 430,000 tons of CO2 per year. This amount is equivalent to the emissions of about 1.1 billion passenger kilometers in air traffic, or about 28,000 flights around the world.

12/10/2013 | Deutsche Telekom: Respecting human rights and promoting compliance

December 10 is International Human Rights Day. Whether it be providing services for deaf and hard-of-hearing customers in Germany, Telemedicine in Kenya or free Internet access in schools – these projects and services have one thing in common: They all contribute to supporting human rights.

11/05/2013 | Deutsche Telekom: Sustainability Management from the Cloud

The software provider WeSustain and T-Systems are now offering companies a complete solution for sustainability management from the cloud. The software covers all areas of sustainability management and is provided by T-Systems from its own highly secure cloud data centers.

10/14/2013 | Deutsche Telekom: New Social Charter affirmed by the Board of Management

For the last 10 years, the Social Charter has defined DT’s ethically impeccable practices. Now some changes and amendments have been made and affirmed by the entire Board of Management.

Even after 10 years the Social Charter has not lost its importance: This has now been reasserted by the entire Board of Management. The personal signature of each Board member confirmed yet again that how they do business for the Group is consistently in line with high social and ethical principles.

02/22/2013 | Deutsche Telekom and IBM collaborate to help build smarter cities

  • Enhanced services based on real-time information from interconnected systems and devices
  • Intelligent data capture and analysis to improve sustainability of cities and quality of life for citizens

02/05/2013 | Deutsche Telekom Group supports Child Online Safety Initiative

At today’s Safer Internet Day, EU Vice-President Neelie Kroes presents the results of her 2012 child online safety initiative.

01/25/2013 | E-world 2013: TÜV Rheinland and Telekom cut energy consumption for buildings and IT infrastructures

A new partnership between Deutsche Telekom and technical inspection service TÜV Rheinland now helps companies to save energy. Telekom's role is to collect the consumption data, while TÜV Rheinland uses it to develop efficiency measures and establish an energy management system.


Forum for Sustainable Development of German Business e.V.

econsense is an association of leading, globally active companies and organisations of German business specializing in the area of sustainable development and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Founded in 2000 on the initiative of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), the goal of econsense is to provide a dialogue platform and think tank, with the dual objectives of advancing sustainable development in business and assuming social responsibility.