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Millicom International Cellular: Millicoms TigoUne recognized in Colombias list of Anticorruption Active Companies
Luxembourg, March 5th, 2018 - Millicom announced today that its
Colombian subsidiary TigoUne has been recognized as the first
telecommunications company in the list of Anticorruption Active
Companies (Empresas Activas Anticorrupcion) in Colombia. The
recognition is a testament to Millicoms focus on ensuring the
highest ethical standards in the way it does business across all its
TigoUne joins the list of Anticorruption Active Companies after
being assessed by The Secretariat of Transparency of the Presidents
It is one of 18 companies who received this recognition for their
continuous work on implementing best practices in preventing and
mitigating corruption risks.
This is the first time that a telecommunications operator joins
the prestigious list.
All companies participated in the assessment voluntarily and were
evaluated in several categories. TigoUne excelled in the areas of
corruption risk assessment; reporting and complaint channels;
anti-corruption policies in relation to third party business
dealings; and organization and role of its compliance program.
We are very proud to become part of this list. Transparency and
strong anti-corruption practices are fundamental to TigoUne, and the
inclusion in the list is a recognition of the companys zero
tolerance towards corruption and unethical behaviour, said Marcelo
Cataldo, President of TigoUne.
TigoUnes efforts which led to this important recognition are aligned
with Millicoms commitment to doing business the right way. 2017 was
a key year for Millicoms Compliance and Anti-Corruption program, as
it updated all Compliance policies and its Code of Conduct, launched
new training for employees and suppliers, as well as internal
campaigns to further strengthen a culture of ethics and compliance
within the organization.
For further information, please contact
Vivian Kobeh, Corporate Communications Director
+1 305 476 7352 / +1 305 302 2858
Michel Morin, VP Investor Relations
+352 277 59094
Mauricio Pinzon, Investor Relations Manager
Tel: +44 20 3249 2460
Millicom is a leading provider of cable and mobile services dedicated
to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the
pace when it comes to providing high-speed broadband and innovative
digital lifestyle services through its principal brand, Tigo. As of
December 31st, 2017, Millicom employed more than 18,000 people and
provided mobile services to approximately 51 million customers, with
a cable footprint of more than 9 million homes passed. Founded in
1990, Millicom International Cellular SA is headquartered in
Luxembourg and listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the symbol MIC.
In 2017, Millicom reported revenues of $6.0 billion and EBITDA of