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October, 2022

Digital Solutions: The EU’s FENIX project – a platform for more efficient and climate-friendly logistics chains

FENIX = Federated European Network of Information eXchange in LogistiX Development of a European federated architecture for data sharing serving the E...

FENIX = Federated European Network of Information eXchange in LogistiX

Development of a European federated architecture for data sharing serving the European logistics community

- More transparency through real-time information

- Standardized interfaces for ETA, etc.

- Innovative software modules (SDK) from the cloud

- Intermodal transport solutions within EU guidelines

Development, testing and validating practice-relevant services, e.g.:

- Container arrival times (ETA)

- Digitization of customs systems

- CO2 monitoring

Project goals:

- Overcome the fragmented goods transportation causing economic bottlenecks in the EU member states

- Harmonize and optimize cross-border logistics along selected European transport corridors

- Establish ICT standards for seamless communication of cargo flow addressing all modes of transport

Benefit:

Partners with profound market knowledge develop an architecture for a collaborative IT environment bringing together logistics information systems on an operational level


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October, 2022

LCMM App (Low Carbon Mobility Management): Helps to improve individual, environmental-sensitive driving style

LCMM (Low Carbon Mobility Management) is a complete system developed for managing logistics fleets. DHL and DB Schenker, for example, use the patented...

LCMM (Low Carbon Mobility Management) is a complete system developed for managing logistics fleets. DHL and DB Schenker,
for example, use the patented system in China and Europe and have reduced harmful emissions by an average of 20 percent (saving of 468 kg CO2 per HGV within one month). Fuel costs also went down by as much as 15 percent. This solution starts by analyzing
individual driver behavior. The app helps drivers to develop a more environmentally focused driving style. A cloud backend with corresponding dashboards helps fleet operators to manage their vehicle fleets as efficiently as possible (including up-to-date positioning of each vehicle).

In 11/2020, LCMM has been awarded with the "#GreenMagenta" label of Deutsche Telekom.


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October, 2022

Impact measurement: EcoSIM

Sustainability Challenges we are facing is that although the state-of-the-art SIM card is the eSim, we still sell 9 million SIM cards per year. Our so...

Sustainability Challenges we are facing is that although the state-of-the-art SIM card is the eSim, we still sell 9 million SIM cards per year.

Our solution, from 2022, the environmental footprint of physical SIM cards will be further reduced by using recycled material instead of virgin plastic.

The offer pays off on the following SDGs:

·       SDG 12 - Using recycled material instead of virgin plastic

With an annual sales volume of 9 million SIM cards, we save 81 tCO2e annually with the EcoSIM.

We have labeled this solution #GreenMagenta.


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January, 2022

Green Pioneers

The starting shot for the initiative was fired in September 2018, and we now have more than 320 Group employees in Germany acting as “Green Pioneers...

The starting shot for the initiative was fired in September 2018, and we now have more than 320 Group employees in Germany acting as “Green Pioneers” as well as a large number of other supporters.


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October, 2021

Achieving more together: international collaboration

How can international corporations put sustainability strategies into practice across borders? Deutsche Telekom employs CR managers for the relevant b...

How can international corporations put sustainability strategies into practice across borders? Deutsche Telekom employs CR managers for the relevant business segments and national companies to reach this goal. They use the CR Manager Network to regularly share best practices and discuss new challenges, thereby jointly promoting essential CR issues. The central Group Corporate Responsibility (GCR) department is responsible for managing the network. In the year 2021, the CR Manager Network encompassed more than 100 CR Manager from 34 subsidiaries based in 20 countries across the globe. 

The participants are regularly invited to virtual meetings and capacity building calls by Group Corporate Responsibility. In 2021, content and likely implications of the EU Green Deal were discussed as well as progress within the #GreenMagenta programs and the new strategic stream "Positive impact on society" defined by the EU segment. Furthermore, the network members could gain insights into issues like Impact measurement and the future of a greener mobility.


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October, 2021

“IT remarketing” project

Our “IT remarketing” project involves reconditioning our used IT hardware to make it suitable for further use. We continue to maintain our partner...

Our “IT remarketing” project involves reconditioning our used IT hardware to make it suitable for further use. We continue to maintain our partnership with “AfB gemeinnützige GmbH”, which offers job opportunities to people with disabilities. Within the scope of this partnership, we are giving some of our used IT hardware (e.g. laptops) to the organization for reconditioning and reselling. This will support us to save resources and to create jobs for people with disabilities as well as extend the life cycle of our used hardware.


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January, 2020

Together against conflict resources

Telekom has been supporting the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) since 2008. The RMI is the largest initiative in the economy for responsible raw...

Telekom has been supporting the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) since 2008. The RMI is the largest initiative in the economy for responsible raw material procurement. Its aim is to identify conflict raw materials and to prevent their extraction and trading with them. The RMI goes back to a working group founded in 2008 by the Global enabling Sustainability Initiative and Responsible Business Alliance for the sustainable extraction of raw materials. Since then, the number of metalworking and smelting companies that participate in the RMI has grown steadily.


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