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Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Learn how the operators of the FreeMove Alliance as the world’s foremost telecommunications providers achieve their transformation to more circular operating principles.

This whitepaper examines the importance of effective supply chain management, and how the operators of the FreeMove Alliance are working closely with their partners to take a responsible and accountable position on all the activities in which they are involved.

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What you will learn?


Global Supplier Assessment Programme

How Orange Group operates a global supplier assessment programme, a key pillar of which is its Ethics, Environmental and Social audit.



Global Procurement Policy

How Deutsche Telekom operates a Global Procurement Policy, including an overview of the Corporate Responsibility criteria which apply at each stage of the tender process.


A comprehensive framework for suppliers and subcontractors

How Swisscom operates a comprehensive process that both direct suppliers and their subcontractors must comply.



GHG Protocol

FreeMove Operators have been among the world’s foremost telecommunications providers in their transformation to more circular operating principles. Each has its own code of conduct, some examples of which are provided here.

FreeMove Alliance

We are committed to create a greener future

The FreeMove Alliance’s operators have made significant commitments to environmental responsibility with initiatives around emission reduction, equipment recycling, and climate-neutral operations. The significantly improved technical efficiency of 5G networks, along with the innovative applications the technology makes possible, will have a strong positive impact.


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Stronger together

The Alliance of the best-in-class and most environmental friendly mobile operators

As a world-leading Alliance since 2003, we provide clients with a mobile connectivity hub that spans over a hundred countries, enabling multinational corporations to rely on the best mobile networks wherever they do business. Our mission is to promote the power of global mobility by enabling collaboration between multinational companies and national operators. We help leading multinationals with presence in Europe to optimize their investment in mobile connectivity with global access to the most reliable networks through a central point of management.