Telia Company: Human rights impact assessments and responsible divestment plan for business region Eurasia
Telia Company commissioned BSR to undertake human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) for the company’s Azercell (Azerbaijan), Geocell (Georgia), Kcell (Kazakhstan), Moldcell (Moldova), Tcell (Tajikistan), and Ucell (Uzbekistan) subsidiaries.
BSR undertook these HRIAs between October 2015 and May 2016 using a methodology based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. These HRIAs identify human rights impacts, risks, and opportunities for each company, reach conclusions about those impacts, and make recommendations for their mitigation and management. The HRIAs were commissioned and funded by Telia Company, though BSR has editorial control over their contents. This report provides a summary of the full HRIAs...