Mission at Telia
Our mission at Telia is to contribute to the development of society, making Estonia a better place to live and work.
When initiating new projects or advancing ongoing ones, we always think about the environmental footprint or handprint of related activities. We take into account the danger of the digital divide and try to act so that no one is left behind.
We consider it important that all privacy and security requirements are met in the best possible way.
Contributing to important areas of impact, such as environmental protection, digital inclusion, privacy, and cybersecurity, are part of Telia’s values and business strategy.
The environment and circular economy
Privacy and security
We are also incorporating the UN Sustainable Development Goals into our strategies and innovative work, focusing the most on industry, infrastructure, more sustainable cities, and measures to combat climate change.
We also share the principles of peaceful and inclusive institutions. For us, gender equality, oceans and marine resources, employment, economic growth, global cooperation, and sustainable energy are all very important.
Our employees, clients, and partners make it possible to fulfil all of the set goals. In addition, we have joined several organisations and agreements to contribute to the development of society in general:
The Responsible Business Forum in Estonia
The Responsible Business Forum in Estonia (RBF) has awarded Telia Eesti with its highest or gold-level quality label, recognising the company’s fair, informed and environmentally friendly activity.
The quality label is awarded to companies who participated in the Estonian CSR Index, who value sustainable development and make strategic contributions to society and to preserving the natural environment.
Telia’s support activities
Telia’s support activities focus on initiatives related to the environment, digitalisation, and the security and privacy of cyberspace.
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Digitalisation has great potential from an environmental perspective – by offering our clients environmentally friendly solutions, we can reduce both direct costs and carbon emissions.
As part of this, we have set science-based goals as the next milestone in our environmental journey, endorsed by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBT).
From the environmental protection point of view, we plan to make all our activities emission-free and waste-free by 2030. In order to achieve our ambitious goals, we have set interim targets for 2025:
To calculate its footprint, Telia has chosen the Scope3 scale, which functions on the basis of the company’s value chain, allowing the company to assess the impact of emissions throughout its value chain and determine how to achieve carbon neutrality most effectively.
The largest share of Telia’s emissions consist of purchased services, products, and Telia equipment that consumes energy at its clients’ location.
0 CO2 – Green energy
0 Waste - Telia aims to make its operations completely waste-free
For us, one of the most important societal and social goals is to make living and working in Estonia better through smart and inclusive digitalisation.
An important topic in the case of digital inclusion is accessibility to Telia’s services and equipment, ensuring which to all residents of Estonia is our continuous and daily work. Telia Company has set itself the goal of reaching one million people by 2025 regarding digital inclusion.
We want all people to be more involved in a society that is becoming increasingly digitalised, and for people to keep up with the development of technology In this task, we place a particular focus on children and the elderly.
Telia Estonia has joined the Diversity Charter and has been the holder of the diversity label ‘We Respect Differences’ since 2020.
Telia's diversity and inclusion goals support equal opportunities and gender balance.
Telia Children's Advisory Panel SurveysReport on the 2021 study: Children’s experiences with online disinformation (EST)
Report on the 2020 study: e-learning during distance learning (EST)
Report on the 2019 study: Children’s Advisory Panel, online games and e-sports (EST)
Tips for parents about online games (EST)
Principles of Telia: responsible online gaming (EST)
Report on the 2018 study (EST)