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Customer Case: Spurring Innovation with Telenet Idealabs

Telenet launched its Telenet Idealabs accelerator and growth program in Antwerp in 2014 to facilitate startups getting a head start.
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3 Reasons Why Companies Should Start an Accelerator

Corporate accelerators are hot business. Every self-respecting enterprise seems to have initiated a creative hotbed where starting entrepreneurs are coached in making their young businesses a success. Google and Microsoft are obvious candidates to step into startup acceleration, but what about corporations such as Telefónica, Volkswagen and Barclays? Is there a real business case behind these endeavors or is it just a short-lived hype that will be over in a few years?
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How Deutsche Telekom Inspires and Accelerates Innovation

Managing and spurring innovation is a prerequisite for success within the telecommunications environment - characterized by fast evolution and continuous change. But how do you deal with the challenge of accelerating innovation when you employ over 230,000 people spread across 50 countries? Finch & Beak spoke with Julia Leihener, Senior Service Design Manager & Head of Creation Center at the Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories, to find out how Deutsche Telekom ensures its continuous company-wide innovation capability.
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Boosting Innovation with Telenet Idealabs

Starting a company has never been easy. Not having to worry about business knowledge, networks and resources can be the difference between getting off the ground and moving back in with your parents. This is why Telenet launched its Telenet Idealabs accelerator and growth program in Antwerp.
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Business Design Thinking as a Tool for Employee Engagement

Companies looking for innovation opportunities in the sustainability arena are increasingly applying collaborative processes: both within the company as well as with customers, business partners or other stakeholders. Open innovation and co-creation are fine examples of how organizations are becoming more transparent and receptive of external influences. But let’s not overlook the brainpower within the company. Spurring collaboration between employees across departments and by challenging them to come up with new solutions and concepts will not only bring forward new opportunities for innovation: it is also a great way to get people engaged.
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How to Create More Mileage from Your Materiality Matrix

Currently a professional sustainability strategy is grounded by its materiality matrix. A materiality matrix allows the company to detect which topics are of high, medium, and low interest for the different stakeholder groups of the company and for the strategy and the business of the company itself. The horizontal axis of the matrix usually represents the impact societal issues (economic, social, environmental, political…) have on the company strategy and business and the vertical axis usually illustrates the interests of the company’s stakeholder groups.
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Bits of Freedom Wins Ziggo Open Society Award

In 2010 Ziggo established the Ziggo Prize for the Open Society as a stimulus for safer internet. The initiative that has made the biggest contribution towards a transparent and safe internet wins the prize. The prize is awarded annually by an independent jury. This year, the Dutch NGO Bits of Freedom has proudly won the Ziggo Open Society Award.
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DJSI: Telenet Reconfirms Position as Sustainability Frontrunner

On September 12th, RobecoSAM announced the results of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2013, the most credible benchmark for the sustainable investment community. Our customer Telenet maintains its sustainability frontrunner position as industry group leader within the media sector and continues its membership of both the DJSI World and Europe Index.
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Customer Case: Long-Term Sustainability Program for Telenet

Telenet, Belgium's leading provider of broadband cable services, became a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the first time in 2011. Between 2012 and 2016, Telenet maintained its supersector leadership within the media industry group.
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How to Build Strategic Partnerships in the Value Chain

Responsible purchasing is an increasingly important part of supply chain management. Suppliers are analyzed on different environmental and social aspects, for example on labor conditions or the prevention of hazardous waste. By acting upon the results and making strategic partnerships within the value chain, companies can realize social, environmental, and even monetary benefits.
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