TDF strives to make its operations as environmentally-friendly as possible in addition to providing in-depth expertise and customer service that match its customers’ expectations.
In Spring 2012, the Human Resources department asked the firm JLO Conseil to carry out a disabled staff diagnosis. The disability committee, composed of a dozen employees, then met to discuss the results of the diagnosis, which meant that strengths and weaknesses could be taken into account when establishing actual actions to be taken within the company:
TDF has updated its greenhouse gas emission statement (GGES)
TDF has developed a charter for making our sites blend in with their environment. It sets out the commitments the company intends to implement in three areas:
This policy is a factor in the sustainability of sites and the services they host.
Landscaping is handled on two distinct and complementary levels:
The resources developed take account of imperatives such as quality of service, technical constraints and the cost of solutions TDF can offer customers.
TDF maintains an active watch over electromagnetic fields and their health and safety aspects.
The growth in mobile telephony has required the installation of new radio-electric facilities, raising many questions in the minds of the public and local authorities:
These are natural questions about radio-electric activities. This is why TDF is committed to providing the clearest and most complete answers, especially as regards facilities with dense populations nearby. TDF has a positive attitude to questions and wants to develop constructive dialogue.
TDF is committed to providing clear information for all parties involved, i.e. local authorities and those responsible for sites (i.e. companies, landlords, owners etc.), occupants of sites (employees, tenants etc.), the nearby population and the media, through appropriate communication based on known facts (compliance with standards, measurement programs, results of scientific research etc.).
You can find further information on the following French websites:
Ministry of work, employment and health: health and environment radiofrequencies website,
Details of relay masts and operator obligations
ANSES (previously AFFSET)
www.anses.fr section Health and Environment - radiofrequencies (Health and Environment - radio frequencies)
WHO: Electromagnetic fields and public health (site also in English)
Base stations and wireless technologies
Cartoradio : locations of transmitters, location of measurements, measurement reports www.cartoradio.fr
Les ondes mobiles : hints about how best to use mobile phones www.lesondesmobiles.fr
In its site management and radio transmission activities TDF is responsible for compliance with the various regulations and government rules. These set the requirements governing effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields for service providers outside and inside sites.
In addition, so as to limit any radio-electric emissions from its facilities and in compliance with applicable regulations, TDF undertakes to:
The applicable regulations are those of decree 2002-775 dated 3 May 2002 based on EU recommendation 1999/519/EC.
Limits to public exposure
For further information, consult decree 2002-775 dated 3 May 2002..