Rankings, ratings & awards.

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 subsidiaries 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.

SRI rankings and ratings.

SAM rating and Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes:
The annual sustainability rating by Sustainable Asset Management (SAM) gave Telekom the maximum number of points in the Stakeholder  Management category in 2012. The SAM rating is decisive for inclusion in the Dow Jones World and Europe sustainability indexes, in which Telekom is listed just like in previous years.


"Prime" rating by oekom research:

Since 1993, ratings agency oekom research has been assessing and comparing national and international companies, thus providing guidance for sustainable investment in Europe. Just like in previous years, Telekom received a "Prime" rating.


"ASPI" by Vigeo :
Vigeo is one of the leading rating agencies for CR analyses in Europe. Vigeo 's SRI index products include the indexes ESI (Ethibel Sustainability Index) and ASPI (Advanced Sustainable Performance Indices). The latter rates 120 of Europe's leading sustainability performers. Telekom was listed in ASPI in 2012.



"FTSE4Good Index":

Inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index is based on a company's performance in the CR ratings of renowned ratings agencies imug and EIRIS. As in previous years, Deutsche Telekom was included in this important SRI index.


"STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index":
The STOXX Global ESG  Leaders Index was launched in spring 2011 as a new index product of the German Stock Exchange. Inclusion in this index depends on a company's performance in the established CR rating by the company Sustainalytics. Telekom has been listed in this index product from the beginning.


The U.S. magazine Newsweek published its annual Green Rankings for the fourth time in a row in 2012. Green Rankings ranks the global as well as the U.S. top 500 companies based on their environmental footprint as well as their management and reporting practices. Telekom came in 41st at the global level. The company was rated seventh in the telecommunications industry and fifth among German companies.


"DAXglobal Sarasin Sustainability Germany Index EUR":
The DAX global Sarasin Sustainability Germany Index was introduced in July 2007. This index lists the 100 largest and most liquid German stocks—based on free-float market capitalization—that were classified as sustainable according to the Sarasin Sustainability Matrix. Over 40 DAX-listed companies are also found in this index. Telekom continues to be a part of the "Sarasin Investment Universe."

CEERIUS (Central and Eastern European Responsible Investment Universe) was founded by the Vienna Stock Exchange in 2009 and lists the most sustainable companies in the region. Our Hungarian subsidiary, Magyar Telekom, has been listed in CEERIUS consistently since 2009.
Awards and certificates.

1st place in network test conducted by the industry portal CHIP Online


1st place in network test conducted by the trade journal "connect"


1st place in the Internet & Telephony category in the trade journal "connect"


Selected by the readers of the trade journal "connect" for the Mobile Network Operator of the Year award


"Telekom helps" receives first place in the AllFacebook Stats study


German CSR Award for the "We Care" CR app (special award for "Innovation")


German "Goldener Funke" business communication award for the We Care app


Gold for the We Care app in the "Digital applications" category at the Econ Award for Corporate Communications


2012 Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Award in the "Best consumer engagement" category


The "Yes I can!" initiative receives the UN Decade Education for Sustainable Development award for the second time


1st prize in the U21 category of the regional competition for the German Bürgerpreis prize for the SOS-Kinderdorf trainee project



First place in the HR Social Media Activities of DAX 30 Companies


2nd place in the general ranking for Online Talent Communication (2013) and in the sub-categories, "Social media communication" and "Online application."


2012 Golden Career's Best Recruiter in the media/advertising/telecommunications industry as well as in the "Social web activities" category


2012 German CSR Award in the category "Gender diversity to promote men and women in mixed (management) teams"


Max Spohr publisher's award


Named "Disabled-friendly employer" by the LVR Rhineland Regional Council