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2015 Corporate Responsibility Report


We are very pleased about being listed in renowned sustainability rankings and ratings and about the numerous awards and certifications we have received during the reporting period. Our national companies were also recognized for their CR commitment in various areas. You can find an overview of this on the profile pages of the national companies. We discuss our current position in ratings and rankings in the Strategy & management section.

Strategy & management

Platinum for CR report at Econ Awards

  Platin für CR-Bericht bei den Econ-Awards

DACH Climate Leadership Award - 99 out of a maximum of 100 points (grade A-)

  DACH Climate Leadership Award - 99 von maximal 100 Punkten (Note A-)

According to the Transparency International study, Deutsche Telekom is the most effective global telecommunications group when it comes to fighting corruption

  Transparency International

inkom Grand Prix 2015 - highest award for "Tim's Base," the dialog platform for Tim Höttges, Chairman of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom, in the internal social network.

  inkom Grand Prix 2015

Green Controlling Award for our climate protection monitoring activities

  Green Controlling Preis für unser Klimaschutz-Monitoring

Gold Award from the LACP (League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP) for our 2014 Annual Report

  Gold Award der LACP

Schlierseer Marketing Award for Telekom Healthcare Solutions

  Schlierseer Marketing Award

Deutsche Telekom is the first company to win both the Leading Company for Investor Relations Award and the Leading Investor Relations Professional Award in the 2015 Extel Pan European Survey.

Record-breaking: Deutsche Telekom became the first company to rank first among German companies in all four categories (Overall, CEO, CFO, IR Professional).

  Extel Pan European Survey 2015

German Investor Relations Award 2015 – title defended
1st place IR Activities (DAX30)
1st place IR Professional (DAX30)
3rd place Fixed-Income IR

  Deutscher Investor Relations Preis 2015

Deutsche Telekom ranked first in a study on "Internet-based sustainability communication and reporting by listed companies in the DACH region (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)" carried out by the Leuphana University of Lüneburg.

  Leuphana Universität Lüneburg

We were awarded Gold by Verbraucher Initiative e.V. consumer organization as both a producer and retailer in the ICT img sector.

  Verbraucher Initiative e.V.
Customers & products

Deutsche Telekom is the test winner when it comes to digital customer service according to the Deutschland Test survey carried out by Focus Money and market research company Statista.

  Focus Money und der Marktforschung Statista

1st place at the Outstanding Security Performance Awards in the Outstanding Security Provider category for the Facebook Privacy App img.

  Outstanding Security Performance Awards

Deutsche Telekom was awarded the "Blue Angel" at the German Sustainability Award.

  Deutschen Nachhaltigkeitspreis

Deutsche Telekom comes out on top among German mobile network providers for the fifth time in a row (connect (01/2016))

  deutschen Mobilfunknetzbetreibern (connect (01/2016))

The 2015 CHIP network test: faster transfer rates, better voice quality - Deutsche Telekom has the best mobile network

  CHIP Netztest 2015

According to Stiftung Warentest (11/2015), Deutsche Telekom has the best mobile network

  Stiftung Warentest

Test winner in the IPTV category (connect (09/2015))

  Bereich IPTV

Car Connectivity Award 2015

  Car Connectivity Award 2015

Computer Bild (22/2015): Deutsche Telekom has the fastest mobile network

  Computer Bild

Telecom Handel reader's choice 2015: best mobile provider of the year for the fourth time in a row

  Telecom Handel Leserwahl 2015

2nd place in 2015 FKi Women's Career Index

  Frauen-Karriere-Index 2015

2016 Potentialpark ranking

1st place in Career Website category
2nd place in Social Media category
3rd place in Online Talent Communication overall ranking

2015 Potentialpark ranking

1st place in "Career Website" and "Mobile Talent Interaction" categories
  Potentialpark Ranking 2016

3rd place in the IHK Education Prize awarded by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the "Companies with more than 500 employees" category for introducing the new Cyber Security Professional training program


1st place at 2015 HR Excellence Award for Start up! Learning Company in the "Talent management program" category


2015 Deutscher Bildungspreis education award - "Excellent educational and talent management" quality certificate

  Deutscher Bildungspreis 2015

Deutsche Telekom's company pension scheme was awarded three renowned prizes in 2015:

Portfolio institutionell Awards

1. Awarded best pension fund

German bAV Award

2nd place for harmonizing the pension scheme offers

3rd place for integrating pension schemes as a flexible part of the new benefit budget for managers.

  Deutschen bAV Preis

Best of Corporate Publishing Award - Gold for Deutsche Telekom's "you and me" employee magazine

  Best of Corporate Publishing Award

Brandon Hall Excellence Award - Gold in the Excellence in Learning category and in the Best Use of Social Collaborative Learning for the Group-wide massive open online course (Magenta MOOC).

  Brandon Hall Excellence Award

Silver FOX Award in 2015 - in efficiency test of the communications sector

  FOX-Award in Silber 2015

2015 Human Resources Benchmark - 2nd place for Deutsche Telekom

  Human Resources Benchmark 2015

Deutsche Telekom's pension fund was awarded the IPE Award for the best German pension fund by IPE (Investment and Pensions Europe)

  IPE (Investment and Pensions Europe)

2015 Universum Student Survey – 22nd among most attractive employers for IT students

  Universum Student Survey 2015

2015 Trendence Graduate Barometer - top 100 most popular employers, confirmed by business, IT and engineering students

  Trendence Graduate Barometer 2015

2015 Trendence Schülerbarometer - top 100 most popular employers among school students

  Trendence Schülerbarometer 2015

2015 CLEVIS Praktikantenspiegel - Deutsche Telekom was awarded Hidden Champion from among 1,168 employers.

  CLEVIS Praktikantenspiegel 2015

A Deutsche Telekom employee's idea received first place in the "Best employee idea 2015" category of the 2015 Ideas Management Award presented by Deutsches Institut für Ideen- und Innovationsmanagement.

  Ideenmanagement-Award 2015

The Supervisory Board Readiness program won 3rd place in the Equal Job Opportunities category of the HR Excellence Award.


The share-matching plan of the „Lead to win“ leadership initiative won 2nd place in the Skills and Performance Management category of the HR Excellence Awards.


2015 German CSR Award

1st place in the CSR in the Supply Chain category

  Deutscher CSR-Preis 2015

German Awards for Excellence in the Responsible Sourcing category

  German Awards for Excellence
Climate & environment

A Deutsche Telekom employee's idea to reduce packaging material for cable coils by using cardboard strips was awarded "Best environmental idea" at the DeutscherIdeenPreis 2015 award presented by Deutsches Institut für Betriebswirtschaft (DIB).

  DeutscherIdeenPreis 2015

Green card by Deutsche Umwelthilfe for Deutsche Telekom's vehicle fleet

  Grünen Karte der Deutschen Umwelthilfe
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