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OTE Group of Companies

OTE Group of Companies

Member: Platinum
Since: 01.02.2007

99 Kifissias Ave, Maroussi, 15124 Athens, Greece

OTE is among the world's leaders in sustainable development

02.09.2019 Share

OTE is among the 36 telecommunications companies & the 8 Greek companies included in the FTSE4Good Emerging Index

FTSE4Good International Index Series, which is an important tool for socially responsible investing by evaluating listed companies on sustainable development, include OTE for 11 consecutive years. Based on FTSE4Good's internationally recognized criteria, the Group stood out for its performance in society, the environment and corporate governance. This rating positions the Group among the 36 telecommunications companies and a total of 8 Greek companies, included in the FTSE4Good Emerging Index.

"The concept of sustainable development is inextricably linked to entrepreneurship, attracting the interest of the investment community. Businesses that wish to operate responsibly are constantly looking for ways to improve their performance and enhance their competitiveness, without jeopardizing the future of future generations. At OTE Group, this notion is our daily practice. By utilizing technology and its benefits for our customers, employees, society and the environment itself, we make a world better for everyone”, said Deppie Tzimea, OTE Group Corporate Communications Executive Director.

The principles and practices of Sustainable Development are in the core of OTE Group’s entire business, from the products and services it develops to its customers, to its investments in new generation networks and technologies, its social contribution programs, and its actions to protect the environment. OTE participates in a number of international Sustainability Indices and is evaluated by socially responsible investors, constantly improving its ranking, as reflected in the OTE Group Sustainability Report 2018.

The FTSE4Good Emerging Index includes over 530 companies from 23 emerging markets worldwide.

The FTSE4Good Index Series, developed by FTSE Russell (a partnership between FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company), has been designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance practices.