Promoting the transition to a sustainable future

As Denmark’s leading provider of digital infrastructure, we have a key role in enabling society’s transition to a green and sustainable future. We take this responsibility very seriously. That is why we are leading the way with sustainable, future-proof solutions.

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”As Denmark’s leading digital infrastructure provider, we take our responsibility for the climate crisis very seriously. We are the first company in the world with a SBTi validated 2030 net-zero target. Building on our strong digital infrastructure and technological solutions, we wish to enable the green transition in Denmark. For the benefit of our customers, partners and society at large.”

Michel Jumeau, Chief Executive Officer TDC NET

What we have achieved

What we have achieved

Our sustainability report shows the results we have achieved so far – and the work still have ahead of us.

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Our fourth solar park now delivers green electricity

In 2021, we made a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Better Energy to ensure the establishment of four new solar parks. During 2022, we activated all four solar parks, which will supply 140 GWh of green electricity in 2023, covering at least 60% of our total energy consumption.

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Strong green profile

We have received a platinum ranking from EcoVadis for the second consecutive year. According to their assessment, we are among the top 1% most sustainable companies worldwide assessed by EcoVadis. The rating evaluates the areas of Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement.

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Ambitious climate target

We are proud to be the first company in the world with science-based targets aligned with the latest climate science. In 2022, the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) validated our targets of becoming net-zero in our own operations by 2028 and in our entire value chain by 2030.

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We continued digging in 2022, and have now rolled out fibre network to 607k addresses in total.

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Fibre as an energy efficient solution​

By rolling out fibre to 109k addresses in 2022, our field service and delivery team expanded our futureproof fixed network solution, which is also more energy-efficient compared with legacy technology. A recent study shows that fibre requires 40-60% less energy compared to other fixed network solutions such as copper.

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In 2022, the Danish Technological Institute measured, for the 7th year in a row, that our mobile network is the best in Denmark.

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Digital innovation

Jointly with Ericsson, we are continuing to explore 5G as the driving force behind our 5G innovation hub – for example, 5G connected robots.

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A greener vehicle fleet

Using AI and algorithms, we are currently working to reduce the number of kilometres driven by our technicians.

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Our 5G network brought TV viewers closer to the Tour de France riders

Together with TV 2, we dedicated 10% of our 5G network so that TV 2 could broadcast live. That was a major milestone for us, highlighting our position as a supplier of critical infrastructure in Denmark and that, as a first mover, we try new ideas on our resilient and high-performing network. Photo: ©TV 2

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Inspiring more girls to choose a technological career path

TDC NET hosted ”Girls’ Day in Science” together with our innovation partner Ericsson, and the Danish non-profit organisation House of Natural Sciences. Girls from different schools were invited to our headquarters in Copenhagen for a full day program under the headline: ”Digital solutions that enable the green transition”.

Memberships, partnerships & alliances

At TDC NET we are aware that we cannot achieve our ambitions alone. Therefore, we have joined forces with a number of international organisations to make a lasting impact. You can see some of the partnerships we are involved in below:

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Awards and recognition

It is encouraging to see our work bear fruit. We therefore monitor our position in external analyses and benchmarks closely. You can see how TDC NET is doing below.

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Description and Benchmark

We have received a platinum ranking from EcoVadis for the second consecutive year. According to their assessment, we are among the top 1% most sustainable companies worldwide assessed by EcoVadis. The rating evaluates the areas of Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, and Sustainable Procurement.  

Score: 75 out of 100

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Description and Benchmark

We saw a strong improvement in our GRESB score in 2022, and are now placed well above the average in our sector. 

Score: 95 out of 100

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CDP Description and Benchmark

Our report to CDP in 2022 received a B rating from CDP for the second consecutive year. CDP conducts an in-depth assessment of our climate policies, actions, and metrics. 

Score B

CDP supplier engagement score 

Our supplier engagement score dropped from an A- in 2021 to a B score in 2022. 

Score B

 

EcoVadis

GRESB

CDP

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Sustainability policy commits us

Sustainability is a natural part of our business. As a responsible company, we act and work in line with the law and applicable regulations. We also make an extra effort beyond this. Together with our partners, we focus on four main areas: environmental impact; responsible sourcing and sustainable supply chain; community; and ethical behaviour. We continuously update our website in progress with our work to reach net-zero.

You can read more about our strategy and policies here:

Sustainability policy

Supplier Code of Conduct

Security, Privacy and Code of Ethics

Whistleblower Scheme

Diversity and Inclusion Policy

 

Our reports can be downloaded here.

Sustainability Report 2022

GRI Content Index

 

Reports from previous years can be downloaded here.

Sustainability Report 2021



Download our financial documents under Investor Relations here. 

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