Nordic CEOs publish Diversity & Inclusion Guide: “For Telenor, diversity is about advancing”
(3 February 2022) Anchored in Nordic traditions of gender equality, diversity & inclusion, the 13 CEOs of the Nordic CEOs for a Sustainable Future have today published a new guide, which sets out concrete steps on how to promote a more diverse and inclusive workplace.
From innovation to value: Knowledge powerhouse aims to stimulate green and profitable transformation
A new collaboration arena educates leaders and businesses on utilising the digital revolution to capture sustainable growth.
Telenor and CP Group support dtac and True in exploring the creation of a new telecom-tech company
Telenor and CP Group have agreed to explore the creation of a new company comprising of dtac and True in Thailand. The transaction will create a company with around 55 mill customers and pro-forma revenues of around USD 6.9 bn in 2020. Telenor believes there will be significant opportunities in Asia coming from digitalization and […]
Telenor considers options for its ownership stake in Telenor Microfinance Bank
(Fornebu, 02 November 2021) Telenor Group has announced that the company is considering a potential sale of its 55 percent ownership stake in Telenor Microfinance Bank in Pakistan, and that a process to evaluate interested partners has been initiated.
Youths call for continued guidance to tackle online bullying amid increased internet use
(Singapore, 12 October 2021) More than two-thirds (68 percent) of 3,930 youths surveyed from Bangladesh, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Thailand agreed that online bullying is a serious problem for young people today. Of the youths surveyed, 1 in 4 (25 percent) said they were bullied before the pandemic began and in terms of intensity, almost a third (29 percent) said they experienced more online bullying since the onset of COVID-19.
Update on the ongoing OECD complaint against Telenor on the sale of Telenor Myanmar (27 September 2021)
(Fornebu, 27 September 2021) On 28 July 2021, the Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO), on behalf of 474 anonymous Myanmar-based civil society organisations, filed a complaint to the Norwegian National Contact Point (NCP) for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), alleging that Telenor Group has failed to comply with the OECD […]
Continued presence in Myanmar not possible for Telenor
Since Telenor announced the sale of Telenor Myanmar Ltd. to M1 Group, an increasing number of voices among stakeholders in Myanmar and abroad have been calling for Telenor to remain in Myanmar due to our demonstrated commitments to human rights, responsible business, and international best practices. Telenor shares these concerns and has made all possible […]
Our commitment to human rights (Op-ed by Jørgen C. Arentz Rostrup on the sale of Telenor Myanmar)
Telenor entered Myanmar because we wanted to make a difference, with high business standards based on our values. For a country that had been closed to the outside world for more than 40 years, such an approach was an improvement in itself. This, and our contribution to providing internet and smartphone access, was welcomed by people all over the country. Since then, doing business according to our values and standards has been a prerequisite for our presence in Myanmar.
Values and choices in an extraordinary situation (Op-ed by Jørgen C. Arentz Rostrup on the sale of Telenor Myanmar)
Telenor entered Myanmar in 2014 with the ambition to bring telecommunications to the people of Myanmar to empower their society. Unfortunately, the extraordinary situation of recent months and the current developments have made it impossible for Telenor to continue the operations in Myanmar. This necessary decision was based on considerations of employee safety, regulatory conditions and good business practice.
Telenor evaluates options in Myanmar
On May 4, Telenor Group announced an impairment of Telenor Myanmar due to the worsening economic and business environment outlook and a deteriorating security and human rights situation, with limited prospects of improvement. Telenor Group underlined at the time that the operations in Myanmar continued and that the future presence would depend on the developments […]