Our approach to diversity and equal opportunity
At OTE Group, we envision a better world for all, without discrimination! In this world, the values of Diversity, Equality, Inclusion and Equal Opportunities are inextricably linked to the progress of prosperity and development of the company, society and its people, without exception.
We promote a working environment where women and men, with different ages, studies, abilities and cultural backgrounds work together in harmony, with passion, faith and commitment to the common goal, to bring the potential of technology to all, so that each of us can take advantage of the potential of today and at the same time build a better tomorrow. The diversity of our teams helps us stay competitive, producing innovative ideas and offering excellent quality service and support services to the Group's products and services, while consolidating our position as an attractive employer in the new digital era.
OTE Group Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy
Being faithful to the commitment of creating a corporate culture that will embrace and promote the values of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion, at OTE Group we adopt the homonymous Policy (D.E.&I.), for all group employees. The OTE Group Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Policy provides a framework of more specific guidelines that supplement the provisions of the Code of Conduct, the Guiding Principles, and the Code of Human Rights and Social Principles and is aligned with the Group's business objectives and strategy.
Information concerning possible violations of the guiding principles, the codes and the human rights, can be reported via the existing Compliance communication channels “Tell me!”. The communication channel email@example.com is also available.
General operating framework
Since 2019, OTE Group has been a founding member of the Diversity Charter in Greece. It is an initiative of the European Commission aimed at promoting equal opportunities and diversity in every working environment in Europe and is supported by heads of state, institutions, state bodies, ministries and business associations.
In addition, the formation of all the company's human resources processes such as recruitment, remuneration, development and employee development are governed by meritocracy, transparency and non-discrimination.
The main framework of OTE Group's Labor Relations Policy is based on respect for human rights, fair work, non-discrimination, equal treatment for both men and women and fighting against child or forced labor.
As of January 2020, OTE Group has been included in the 2020 Bloomberg LP Gender-Equality Index (GEI), one of the most profound business indexes, in terms of equality and initiatives promoting the position of women in the work environment.