2022 Integrated Annual Report features commitments to a thriving, prosperous and more connected world
Issued by Bell Canada
BCE’s inaugural 2022 Integrated Annual Report presents the company’s financial and non-financial performance in one document, demonstrating its continued commitment to create a sustainable future.
BCE Inc. ("Bell Canada” or “Bell”) has released its 2022 Integrated Annual Report.
With a commitment to the highest environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards, Bell seeks to create a thriving, prosperous and more connected world through network investments that support the social and economic prosperity of its communities. Bell’s strategy to create value long into the future also consists of significant community investment, recruiting, developing and retaining the best talent and industry-leading environmental performance. Bell is dedicated to sustainably creating value over the long term for Canadians and the world by providing its customers with access to innovative and resilient broadband networks and communications services.
Bell’s inaugural Integrated Annual Report (IAR) presents its financial and non-financial performance together in one document, following the Value Reporting Foundation’s Integrated Reporting (<IR>) Framework. The <IR> approach helps illuminate the connection between sustainability and financial performance, permitting the company to present its strategy to create sustained value for stakeholders over time. Bell is the first major communications company in North America to publish an integrated annual report.
In accordance with the <IR> Framework, the 2022 report includes a description of how the company’s six forms of “capital” (networks, customers and relationships, products and services, environment, people and financial resources) serve as inputs to create value. This value creation model demonstrates how the company transforms its capital inputs into the value it creates, such as connected customers through strong trusted networks, a sustainable society and sustainable investor returns and strong capital structure.
Bell’s commitments to value creation, reflected in its Bell for Better platform, is based on these pillars:
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