OTE Group is the largest telecommunications provider in the Greek market, and, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of the leading telecom groups in South-eastern Europe. OTE is among the three largest listed companies, with respect to capitalization, in the Athens Stock Exchange and the Group employs approximately 21,000 people in three countries. The Group offers the full range of telecommunications services: from fixed-line and mobile telephony, broadband services, to pay television and ICT solutions. In addition to its core telecommunications activities, the Group in Greece is also involved in maritime communications, real-estate and professional training.
OTE Group Financial Performance
* Excluding the impact of costs related to voluntary leave schemes, other restructuring costs and non-recurring litigations
Distribution of revenue 2016**
** Gross figures (excl. eliminations)
We create value
Our Sustainability strategy is an integral part of our corporate strategy. We contribute to make a better world for all, through technology. We connect people by providing advanced communication and entertainment services and by helping businesses grow. Our strategic goal is to be a modern, dynamic, customer-centric, high-performance organization with a leading market position. With each initiative, we seek to advance our sustainable business, supporting the society and protecting the environment.
Responsible Employment & Development
Better World for All
Sustainable Environment for All
* Values covering ΟΤΕ and COSMOTE
With responsibility, integrity, transparency
We seek to set an example by operating responsibly at all levels and throughout our value chain. For this reason, we have developed processes, policies, tools and mechanisms that allow us to manage issues related to: Enterprise Risks and Compliance, Human Rights, Business Continuity, Quality, Environment and Energy, Data Security and Privacy, Safe and Responsible Use of Technology, as well as Responsible Procurement and Supply Chain Management. In addition, in order to provide customers, employees and partners / vendors with an integrated digital experience, utilizing the new digital capabilities, we proceed to our digital transformation.
Responsible Procurement and Supply Chain Management
Data Security and Privacy
Compliance Internal Trainings
OTE Group Situation Center
for our people
We provide a sustainable work environment, we encourage our employees' development and we offer opportunities. We seek to cultivate a common high performance, collaboration and teamwork culture and an open feedback and communication environment, aiming to our employees’ satisfaction. Our goal is to be perceived as an attractive and desirable employer for existing and new employees. For the improvement of our employees’ experience, we develop digital tools and systems. At the same time, we design and implement contemporary digital skills programs, meeting the needs of the new digital era.
Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities
Women in Managerial Positions OTE-COSMOTE
Health and Safety
Training & Skills Development
Employee Communication, Engagement and Satisfaction
With a vision
We contribute to building a digital society, with respect to the consumer and in the context of responsible competition. We connect people to a world of unlimited digital capabilities, with the aim to improve their lives. We invest in the research of new technological solutions, by participating in research projects and in collaboration with other organizations. We develop innovative products and services environmental and social benefits. We provide safe products to the market with the appropriate labeling and information, we implement full transparency on the products and services’ pricing and responsible marketing and advertising practices.
Connectivity for All
Research and Innovation
Products and Services for Sustainability
Next to those in need
During these challenging times for the Greek society, we support vulnerable social groups, children, education, entrepreneurship, local communities, culture and sports. We implement programs and we participate in initiatives aiming to contribute to the communities where we operate. We invest in the development of digital skills of people of all ages and also, we contribute to the strengthening of entrepreneurship, through the possibilities offered by technology. We promote culture through technology and we offer special products and services for vulnerable social groups.
OTE-COSMOTE Social Contribution
OTE Group Telecommunications Museum
OTE Group Blood Donation Program
Significant Social Initiatives
We care for our
We fully realize that, though low, there are environmental impacts associated with Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) activities. At the same time, ICT products and services offer a number of opportunities for supporting sustainable development in many activities and sectors. In this context, the objectives of our Environmental Strategy are: (a) the minimization of the environmental impacts from our activities, (b) the development and provision of products and services that enable environmental protection, and increases in productivity in other sectors of economic activity and (c) the raising of our stakeholders’ awareness on acting more responsibly onthe issue of environmental protection.
Energy and Climate Change
73.2 GWh Energy conservation, 46,400 tCO2 eq GHG* emissions avoided and € 8.8 million economic benefit
Energy conservation (GWh)
*GHG= Greenhouse Gas
**RES= Renewable Energy Sources
5,900 t Total of Waste Generated