Telecom presents a summary of its future strategies

Wednesday June 22, 2022 | 6:11 p.m.

TELECOM PRESENTS ITS INTEGRATED REPORT 2021
Summarize the ESG strategy,
its main economic indicators and its business verticals

Telecom announced this week the launch of its 2021 Integrated Report, a document that presents the progress of the company’s sustainability strategy, aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and the commitments for the ESG dimensions (environmental, social and corporate governance).

Among other lines of work, the Report gives an account of the evolution that Telecom is going through to go from being a telecommunications company to becoming a digital services company that, based on connectivity, drives the digital economy and empowers people’s lives , communities and businesses.

In line with this evolution, during 2021 Telecom renewed its institutional visual identity and that of its commercial brands: Personal, for connectivity services, Flow, as an entertainment meeting point, and Telecom, to continue bringing digital solutions closer to the corporate segment and government, and continue contributing to its development and growth.

“Throughout 2021 we continue to accompany the digitization needs of society. We rebuilt networks and services to offer the best connectivity experience throughout the country. We strengthened our relationship with strategic partners and with the value chain that are part of our transformation. We accompany our collaborators by incorporating a new hybrid work model, a more dynamic and collaborative experience, in spaces where a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion prevails. We deepened our social investment strategy by expanding digital inclusion programs. We publish our Environmental Management policy to formalize the principles of environmental care, resource management and energy efficiency that we have been working on for years. Every day we are looking for innovative ways to make our operations more sustainable. Finally, we always remain firm in our vocation to continue investing in the country so that Argentines can improve their quality of life thanks to our services throughout the country”, says Roberto Nobile, CEO of Telecom.

Delving deeper into the environmental axis, the company continues to focus on actions that allow mitigating the effects of climate change, energy efficiency management, and the transformation opportunities offered by its services, from cloud solutions to IoT proposals, with a view to to the challenges presented by the transition to a low-carbon economy. In addition, a is working on reviewing its inventory of greenhouse gas emissions, with the aim of reporting in the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) and deepening the analysis of the risks related to climate change.

On the social axis, the commitment to digital inclusion stands out through a strategic social investment based on proprietary and free programs that promote the development of digital skills that are increasingly necessary to grow in a more digital world. [email protected] contributes to the training of digital talent; With Chicas [email protected], the reduction of the gender gap in technology is favored; and through Nuestro Lugar we collaborate with the educational community to strengthen cyber citizenship and the pedagogical use of technology.

In view of the evolution of reporting, Telecom began working internally on an ESG Dashboard that will allow it to consolidate and monitor its KPIs more frequently and through reliable, digitized and systematized data in a single place. In addition, instances of training and work are being carried out with the Executive Committee and with different teams to deepen the concept of ESG, identify critical points of management and develop action plans.

This is Telecom’s second Integrated Report, a document that reports financial and non-financial results of its management, under The International Framework of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).

The Report follows the international guidelines and standards of reference on issues of communication and sustainable management, among which the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) stands out; United Nations Global Compact; United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); Women’s Empowerment Principles and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). Includes information on Telecom’s operations in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.

The full document is available at the following web address: https://institucional.telecom.com.ar/sustentabilidad/reportes

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