Excellent diversity engagement

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is regularly recognized. These awards motivate us to continue creating equal opportunities within the company. Here is an overview of Deutsche Telekom's most recent diversity awards.

Precious metal for Telekom: Our company has now been awarded the Pride Champion Gold Seal. This award reflects our commitment to LGBTQIA+ rights and inclusion. Because we want everyone to be part of it - regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. We want everyone to feel welcome and accepted for who they are. The LGBTQIA+ Diversity Performance Index of the UHLALA Group was established in 2021 and deals with the diversity management of large companies as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. Based on 75 questions divided into four categories, this auditing process allows a review of the current commitment and identifies potential for improvement.

Birgit Bohle, Board member for Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Labor Director

Birgit Bohle, Board member for Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Labor Director

Another award for Telekom! After recently being named one of the top 10 Diversity Leaders by the Financial Times, Birgit Bohle has now been chosen as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of the Year by the Beyond Gender Agenda. This recognition once again highlights Deutsche Telekom's achievements in promoting diversity and inclusion. "When it comes to diversity, my primary concern is that everyone feels welcome and accepted for who they are. Only then can everyone reach their full potential for our company. This is something I am passionate about. But it is also something we have to work on every day," says Birgit Bohle, Board Member for Human Resources and Legal Affairs.

The Financial Times has published its fifth annual list of Europe's Diversity Leaders and Telekom has made a remarkable rise. In Europe, it moved into the top 10 after being at position 187 last year. In Germany, the company was ranked second. The Financial Times Diversity Leaders list is a prestigious recognition of companies that stand out for their efforts in diversity and inclusion. The survey for this ranking includes both public and private companies in 16 European countries. It measures diversity in the workforce and across five dimensions: gender balance, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity and disability. Of the 15,000 companies surveyed, 850 were identified as Diversity Leaders.

We are proud to be ranked 2nd in the German Diversity Index 2023. The German Diversity Index measures and evaluates the level of diversity and inclusion in companies and organizations. We are honored to be among the top companies committed to a diverse and inclusive work culture. BeyondGenderAgenda, under the scientific direction of Prof. Dr. Susanne Schmidt, Chair of International Management at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, has published the German Diversity Index 2023 for the third time. The ranking, which was established in 2021, evaluates the commitment of DAX 40 companies to diversity. For the German Diversity Index 2023, the publicly available business, sustainability, diversity and HR reports of the companies were evaluated.

Birgit Bohle, Board member for Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Labor Director

Birgit Bohle, Board member for Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Labor Director

Birgit Bohle is one of the Top 100 Women for Diversity in Germany 2023. With this campaign, BeyondGenderAgenda honors 100 women who are committed to diversity and equal opportunities and who open doors for other women. BeyondGenderAgenda founder Victoria Wagner introduced the ceremony by pointing out the diversity within the 100 women, calling them role models, and citing values like justice and fairness as key motivators to advocate for diversity, equality and inclusion.

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Deutsche Telekom is one of 484 companies included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) 2023. © Bloomberg

Deutsche Telekom is one of 484 companies that have been selected for the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) 2023. This benchmark index measures gender equality across five pillars: leadership and talent development, pay equity and gender pay gap, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies and brand image. Learn more

Deutsche Telekom is once again one of the top employers for women. We are delighted to have received five out of a possible five stars and are thus one of only five large companies with more than 10,000 employees that have achieved the highest rating. The ranking by Brigitte magazine is based on criteria such as work-life balance, career development, transparency and equal opportunities.The composition of the management team is also taken into account.

Telekom is one of the top 10 employers in terms of diversity. This is according to a ranking of 250 companies from a wide range of industries published by Stern magazine in collaboration with the market research experts from Statista. Among IT and telecommunications service providers, Deutsche Telekom is ranked number 2. More than 45,000 employees participated in the survey. They were asked about several dimensions. In addition to gender and ethnicity, the survey also covered age, physical disability and sexual orientation.

Deutsche Telekom was announced as "Diversity Champion 2021" at an event hosted by Manager Magazine. The prize was awarded by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) together with Manager Magazine. Based on an annual study, the Gender Diversity Index is calculated for Germany's 100 largest listed companies, taking into account not only the proportion of women on management and supervisory boards, but also a comparison of compensation.

Deutsche Telekom is included again in the Bloomberg Gender Quality Index.

Deutsche Telekom is included again in the Bloomberg Gender Quality Index.

Deutsche Telekom is one of 418 companies from 45 countries and regions included in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index (GEI) 2022. In many areas, the company exceeded the global standard set by Bloomberg in terms of disclosure, performance and adoption of best-in-class statistics and policies. Learn more

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