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TIM and LGBT+ people: the road to inclusion

Our presence at the Pride events, our collaboration with Parks, Valentina' story , LGBT+ wife and mother. Read more

STARTUPS, ICT PARTNERS, UNIVERSITIES

ENGAGEMENT METHODS

Various areas of collaboration and co-design in Open Innovation mode both in the five TIM Wcap regional hubs and the IOT Open lab (The chain of value - Research and development)

THEMES

  • 5G, UBB networks evolution
  • Research and Development for new solutions and services,
  • Capacity for innovation in processes and business models
  • the spread of digital technologies and skills
ACTIONS/COMMITMENTS
  • TIM Wcap acceleration programme and venture investments by TIM Ventures

SUPPLIERS AND TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

ENGAGEMENT METHODS

Brazil. TIM Lab Innovation Center, a space for open innovation; aims to identify new approaches for the creation and deployment of telecommunication network infrastructures, promote partnerships with universities and research institutes.

THEMES

  • Innovation, Research and Development of technologies, telecommunication applications and services

MANUFACTURING COMPANIES, ICT PARTNERS, PEER OPERATORS

ENGAGEMENT METHODS

Participation in activities related to the initiative Joint Audit Cooperation - JAC[1] (The chain of value - Sustainability assessment)

[1] Further information is available on the jac-initiative.com website.

THEMES

  • integrating social and environmental aspects in the supply chain
  • climate change
  • circular economy
ACTIONS/COMMITMENTS
  • audit of relevant suppliers and sub-suppliers (124 in 2019)
  • enhancement programs (health and safety, environment, working hours)
  • training programs

SERVICE COMPANIES

ENGAGEMENT METHODS 

Signature of a strategic agreement with Microsoft (The chain of value - Research and development)

THEMES

  • Research and development in AI to innovate products and services and the TIM offer

MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

ENGAGEMENT METHODS

Innovation partnership with Huawei and Cisco. (The chain of value - Research and development)

THEMES

  • Innovation of 5G networks and platforms, development and acceleration of the industrialization of services, in particular for 5G

MANUFACTURING COMPANIES, SERVICE COMPANIES, BUSINESS PARTNERS

ENGAGEMENT METHODS

Brazil. In 2019  TIM created the ConnectarAgro[1] ecosystem and pursued partnerships with Nokia and BR Digital to connect rural areas (The chain of value - Research and development)

[1] (https://conectaragro.com.br/ )

THEMES

  • fostering the development of an inclusive digital society
  • stimulate the spread of digital technologies and skills, in particular in the agricultural sector

4,149 LICENSED VENDORS

ENGAGEMENT METHODS

The Vendor Hub Portal counts (The chain of value/Suppliers)

THEMES

  • Transparency, improving communication and optimization of operating processes.

SUPPLIERS AT GREATER RISK AT THE QUALIFICATION STAGE; PERIODICALLY, TO SUPPLIERS ALREADY QUALIFIED

ENGAGEMENT METHODS

Self-assessment questionnaire in terms of sustainability
periodic sustainability audits made by third-party companies on suppliers of the classes with the highest risk. (The value chain/Sustainability throughout the supply chain).

THEMES

  • better offer conditions, improved quality, compliance with the Code of Ethics and Conduct of TIM, the security rules, the environment and human rights, improve the sustainability of the supply chain

100% NEW SUPPLIERS REGISTERED

ENGAGEMENT METHODS

questionnaire where the supplier commits both itself and its sub-contractors, collaborators and employees, to observe the principles contained in the Code of Ethics and Conduct of the Group.[1] (The value chain/Suppliers)

[1] In Brazil the percentage was 96%.

THEMES

  • integrating social and environmental aspects in the supply chain
  • correctness of corporate conduct