Teleste awarded Gold Medal in EcoVadis business sustainability rating

TURKU, FINLAND – 20 February 2024 – Teleste is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Gold Medal in the EcoVadis Business Sustainability Rating. This achievement underscores the company’s commitment to sustainability and responsible business practices, and places Teleste among the top 5% of the companies assessed by EcoVadis in the past 12 months. 

EcoVadis is a globally recognized sustainability assessment that rates companies’ sustainability performance across four categories:  Environment, Labour & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement. Achieving the Gold Medal states that Teleste has implemented significant improvements in these areas, which was reflected also in the company’s EcoVadis scorecard that increased from 65 to 76 out of the maximum 100 points.  

Leena Hälinen, Director of Quality and Sustainability at Teleste, highlights the importance of continuous development work in attaining the result. – “We are incredibly proud to receive the Gold Medal in the EcoVadis Business Sustainability Rating. This achievement confirms the effectivity of our consistent efforts to integrate sustainability into every aspect of our business and ensures that we are on the right track in improving our practices.” 

Over the past year, Teleste has placed significant emphasis on enhancing supply chain sustainability. This effort has involved updating Supplier Code of Conduct and sourcing guidelines, alongside a comprehensive review of other company policies related to sustainability. Additionally, Teleste has completed its first-ever total greenhouse gas emission inventory, leading to the establishment of updated emission reduction targets.

These efforts align with Teleste’s broader mission to drive positive change and create a more sustainable future for generations to come. The EcoVadis Gold Medal not only reinforces the company’s target to be a leader in environmental, social, and corporate responsibility in its industries, but also serves as a benchmark for continuous improvement and innovation in the years ahead.  

For more information about Teleste’s sustainability initiatives and commitment to corporate responsibility, please visit our website

Inquiries for more information 
Vilma Westerlund 
Head of Communications, Teleste Corporation 
Tel. +358 2 2605 611 

About Teleste 
Teleste offers an integrated product and service portfolio that makes it possible to build and run a better networked society. Our solutions bring television and broadband services to you, secure your safety in public places, and guide your use of public transport. With solid industry experience and drive for innovations, we are a leading international company in broadband, security and information technologies and related services. We connect with our customers through a global network of offices and partners. In 2023, Teleste’s net sales reached EUR 151,3 million and it had approximately 800 employees. Teleste is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. For more information, visit