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2015 Corporate Responsibility Report

Demography and company pension scheme

Age structure at the Deutsche Telekom Group

The average age in the Group is still 40.6 years. Since the average age in Germany is rising, this figure is balanced out by the average age at international level (35.8 years).

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Reporting against standards

By reporting on this data, we partially cover the G4-LA12 (Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees) GRI indicator and fully cover the S03 -01 (Age structure/distribution) EFFAS indicator. This data is also relevant for criterion 15 (Diversity and health) of the German Sustainability Code. It is also used for reporting on the Global Compact img  principle 6 (Elimination of discrimination).

As a result of demographic change and low fluctuation, the proportion of employees over 55 years of age has more than doubled in the last five years, from 7 to 15 percent. One advantage of this is that many experienced employees with a wealth of know-how work for Deutsche Telekom.

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Reporting against standards

By reporting on this data, we partially cover the G4-LA12 (Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees) GRI indicator and fully cover the S03 -01 (Age structure/distribution) EFFAS indicator. This data is also relevant for criterion 15 (Diversity and health) of the German Sustainability Code. It is also used for reporting on the Global Compact img  principle 6 (Elimination of discrimination).

The increase in fund assets can be attributed to the payments of the increasing number of plan participants (as was the case in previous years). Because the majority of participants in the 2001 pension plan are still active, i.e., still paying into their retirement plans, this increase will remain steady over the next few years.

Please refer to the strategy and management section for more information on our sustainable investment strategy for assets associated with our company pension scheme and similar obligations in Germany.

Reporting against standards

By reporting this data we fully cover the G4-EC3 (Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations) GRI indicator.

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