Connected technologies play an important role in the promotion of human rights by their contribution to the progress of countries and improving the quality of life. At the same time, they pose challenges concerning aspects such as privacy, freedom of expression, equality and employment...
At Telefónica we are committed to respecting the dignity and rights of all people. And we work proactively to prevent any abuse related to our activity or that of our business partners.
This commitment, one of the pillars of the Principles of Responsible Business, is reflected in our Human Rights Policy as well as in various internal regulations and procedures. Additionally, we extend it to the entire value chain, from suppliers to customers.
Our Due Diligence
Our due diligence system is based on the “Guiding principles for business and human rights” of the United Nations (UN).
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We work to offer products and services that contribute to generating a positive impact on the lives of people.
We have internal policies and processes to guarantee respect for labour rights and prevent discriminatory practices.
We make an effort to generate a positive impact and sustainable growth of the societies in which we are present.
Supply Chain and Partners
We require suppliers, contractors and allies to follow our Minimum Standards for Responsible Business. We have a management system in place with the aim of ensuring compliance.