A leading global provider of connectivity and internet services VEON Ltd. has been perceived as most transparent companies among the Netherlands by the Dutch Transparency Benchmark.
More than 480 largest companies located in the Netherlands were evaluated for the Dutch Transparency Benchmark by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. VEON has improved its ranking from 449 in 2011 to 32 in 2019. VEON ranked 4th this year among technology focused companies for Dutch Transparency Benchmark in the Netherlands.
VEON is a NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam listed global provider of connectivity and internet services, headquartered in Amsterdam. Its vision is to empower customer ambitions through technology, acting as a digital concierge to guide their choices and connect them with resources that match their needs.
VEON’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ursula Burns said “Our improvement in the Dutch Transparency Benchmark is recognition of the progress VEON has made through our ongoing commitment to transparency, compliance and responsible business. We pride ourselves at VEON in our dedication to sustainability, ensuring our operations are run safely and ethically while encouraging digital entrepreneurship and digital literacy.”
Now in its 15th year, the Dutch Transparency Benchmark is compiled by a panel of experts who rely on international guidelines and standards to assess corporate social reporting and how well key indicators such as sustainability, governance and ethical practices are integrated into a company’s core business.