We can achieve the greatest positive impact and help accelerate achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by creating the technology that connects people and things. Our technology improves lives by providing access to education, information, better healthcare, and economic opportunity, and can enable a safer, smarter and healthier planet. The technology we provide can help create a more equitable society by connecting the unconnected.


Watch our 2018 sustainability highlights

People & Planet report 2018

We are committed to expanding our transparency and our coverage. Our report is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative GRI Standards, Core-option. Our report is also compliant with the advanced level of the UN Global Compact. The Global Reporting Initiative index is available as a separate PDF document at the bottom of this page. This report was published in May 2019.




On 23 September 2019 our CEO announced our commitment to reset our science-based emission reduction targets in line with the goal to limit average rises in temperatures to 1.5°C.

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5G, computer vision and video analytics


Environmental monitoring of the Baltic Sea with TeliaCompany.

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Modern Slavery statement


Read our latest Modern Slavery Statement published June 2019.

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Our approach

Our core business is connectivity and related activities, and we aim to deliver our technology in a responsible way, where purpose and sustainability are an integral part of how we operate and what we provide. We take the responsibility for the impact we have globally, both positive and negative, in order to make a positive di?erence in people’s lives and to the planet.

Sustainability is about actions not just words. Below are some examples of sustainable development activities in action.

A field trip to Myanmar takes us to early childhood care on the ground with Save the Children.

Nokia and Save the Children have worked together since 2015, as part of the ‘Best Start’ program bringing improved early learning opportunities for marginalized children in Myanmar. Read and hear more about a recent feld trip.

The cool way to reduce energy and recapture wasted heat

A world-first: Nokia, Elisa and Efore commercially deploy a liquid-cooled base station that can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent.

Policies and statements



Find out the policies that govern how we do business.

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Sustainability report, other CR reports, statements and documents.

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GRI Index


Download the GRI-content index 2018