Institutional Framework

Associations with which Telefónica participates in sustainability

AENOR, spanish entity, carries out activities of standardization and certification (EN + C) to improve quality in business and the welfare of society.

Asotiation comprising more than 50 telecom operators in 20 countries of Latin America and Spain.

Business Call to Action aims to accelerate progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The CEOE is the representative institution of Spanish business.

The Centro is built with a primary goal: to become a technical reference on youth phenomena analysis.

The CITEL is the advisory body of the Organization of American States on matters relating to telecommunications / ICT.

The Confederación Estatal de Personas Sordas is a ONG with social action, nonprofit and state level.

The European Comission is the institution that handles the executive branch of community power.

CAF is a development bank formed by 19 countries and 14 private banks in the region.

Group relevant major Spanish corporations, Corporate Excellence aspires to become a reference technique.

CSR Europe is the international network of leading companies promoting corporate social responsibility in Europe.

EcoVadis aims to improve the environmental and social business practices.

ERT is an informal forum bringing together up to 50 CEOs and chairmen of major multinational companies of European parentage.

ETNO is the association which brings together the main European operators.

ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute.

4G Americas is a trade association for the wireless industry focused on the region of the Americas.

The Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) is a business alliance driven with the overall objective of promoting entrepreneurship and link with the skills and employment opportunities for young people.

The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), source of information on resources and best practices for social and environmental sustainability through integrated companies Information Technology and Communication (ICT).

The Global Compact is an international initiative that promotes implement ten universally accepted principles in the areas of Human Rights, Labor Standards, Environment and Anti-Corruption.

The Telecommunications Industry Dialogue means Freedom of Expression and Privacy in the context of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights Principles.

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is an organization whose purpose is to promote the development of sustainability reporting in all types of organizations.

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide.

IDB supports efforts by Latin America and the Caribbean to reduce poverty and inequality.

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is a global joint initiative of regulators, investors, companies, accounting standard-setters and the accounting profession organizations.

The UIT (Union of Internacional Telecommunications) is the specialized agency of the United Nations for information and communications technology (ICT).

The United Nations are an international organization founded by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights

The mission of the OCDE is to promote policies to improve the economic and social welfare of people worldwide.

Organization dedicated to the social and labor inclusion of people with disabilities.

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.

The World Economic Forum is an international institution dedicated to improving the state of the world through public-private cooperation..

Telefónica collaborates with local sustainability in each of the markets where it operates Associations; for instance: Pantallas Amigas, SPAINSIF...

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