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Telecom provider - 2017

Questions about Climate Protection

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protection Question 1:
Does the brand (owner) have a policy to reduce climate emissions generated from both its own operations and from beyond its own operations?

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protection Question 2:
Has the brand (owner) disclosed the annual absolute climate footprint of its 'own operations', and has it accomplished an overall absolute climate footprint reduction compared to the result of the previous reporting year?

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protextion Question 3:
Is at least 10% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protextion Question 4:
Is at least 40% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protextion Question 5:
Is at least 70% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protextion Question 6:
Is 100% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protextion Question 7:
Is the overall average Power Usage Efficiency (PUE) of the data center(s) below 1.60?

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protextion Question 8:
Is the overall average Power Usage Efficiency (PUE) of the data center(s) below 1.40?

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protextion Question 9:
Has the brand (owner) disclosed its annual absolute climate footprint that is 'beyond own operations', and has it accomplished an overall absolute climate footprint reduction compared to the result of the previous reporting year?

Telecom provider 2017 - Climate Protextion Question 10:
Has the brand (owner) set a target to make at least its own operations fully climate neutral by 2030, and is the brand on track to achieve this target?

Questions about Ecology

Telecom provider 2017 - Ecology Question 1:
Does the brand (company) report the recycled input materials it uses for its product offering and/or new electronics used in its own operations as a percentage of its total input materials?

Telecom provider 2017 - Ecology Question 2:
Does the brand (owner) publish its absolute waste materials footprint and has it decreased its waste footprint compared to the previous reporting year?

Telecom provider 2017 - Ecology Question 3:
Does the brand recycle at least 95% of its waste, rather than incinerating it or dumping it on a landfill?

Telecom provider 2017 - Ecology Question 4:
Has the brand set a target to become fully circular by 2030, and is it on track to achieving this target?

Questions about Labour Policies

Telecom provider 2017 - Labour Policy Question 1:
Does the brand (owner) have a supplier Code of Conduct (CoC) which includes all the basic standards to ensure workers' rights such as no child labour, no bonded labour, a safe workplace and no excessive overwork? And is there at least a progress report once every two years on implementation of this Code of Conduct?

Telecom provider 2017 - Labour Policy Question 2:
Is the brand (company) a member of a multi stakeholder initiative (MSI), wherein independent NGO’s or labor unions are represented, that collectively aims to improve labor conditions and that carries out independent audits? Or does the brand (company) significantly purchase its supplies from factories certified by such MSI’s?

Telecom provider 2017 - Labour Policy Question 3:
Does the brand (company) have a clear policy to only source from smelters that have passed the conflict-free audits, and has the brand already achieved this for at least one metal/mineral?

Telecom provider 2017 - Labour Policy Question 4:
Does the brand (company) have a published list of direct suppliers that have collectively contributed to more than 90% of the purchase volume?

Telecom provider - 2015 update

In this section, you will find the 'Telecom provider' question-list that we use in the Telecom sector ranking matrices since 2015. The questions are broken down into three areas: Climate Protection, Environmental Protection and Labour Policy. Clicking on a question heading will link you to background information, guidelines and possible jurisdiction for this question.
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Questions about Climate Protection

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 1:
Is there a policy for the brand to minimize, reduce or compensate carbon emissions?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 2:
Has the brand (company) disclosed the annual absolute carbon footprint of its 'own operations' (Scope 1 & 2) and has the brand already reduced or compensated 10% of these emissions in the last 5 years?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 3:
Has the brand (company) set a target to reduce its absolute ‘own operations’ carbon emissions by at least 20% within the next 5 years?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 4:
Is at least 5% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 5:
Is at least 10% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 6:
Is at least 25% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 7:
Is at least 50% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 8:
Is at least 75% of the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 9:
Is all the electricity used by the brand (company) generated from renewable resources, such as wind or solar energy?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 10:
Does the brand (company) generate its own renewable energy through eg solar panels or wind mills?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 11:
Is the overall average Power Usage Efficiency (PUE) of the data center(s) below 1,4?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 12:
Is the overall average Power Usage Efficiency (PUE) of the data center(s) below 1,25?

Telecom provider - Climate Protection Question 13:
Do all new products of the brand meet energy efficiency requirements such as Energy Star (where applicable)?

Questions about Ecology

Telecom provider - Ecology Question 1:
Does the brand have a substantial environmental policy for its product offering?

Telecom provider - Ecology Question 2:
Does the brand have a substantial environmental procurement policy for all electronics used in company operations?

Telecom provider - Ecology Question 3:
Has the brand (company) a take back program and is the take back recyling rate higher than 5% of the weight of the annually products sold?

Telecom provider - Ecology Question 4:
Does the brand (company) inform its customers on the sustainability performances of the products that it offers?

Telecom provider - Ecology Question 5:
Does the brand encourage consumers to use hardware appliance longer?

Telecom provider - Ecology Question 6:
Does the brand (company) have clear objectives to minimize waste, by reducing, re-using and recycling, and does the brand annually report the results?

Questions about Labour Conditions Policy

Telecom provider - Labour Policy Question 1
Does the brand have a substantial social standards policy for its product offering?

Telecom provider - Labour Policy Question 2
Does the brand have a substantial socially responsible procurement policy for all electronics used in company operations?

Telecom provider - Labour Policy Question 3
Does the brand (company) have a published list of direct suppliers that have collectively contributed to more than 90% of the purchase volume?


Telecom provider - before 2015

For an older version of the questions used for the Telecom rankings, see here