Telenor number one on Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes

9/10/2007, 10:56 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
(Fornebu, 7 September 2007) Telenor has been named the top performing
mobile operator on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). The
DJSI rank the 14 leading mobile communications companies worldwide,
and this is the first year that Telenor occupies the number one spot.

"We are very pleased to receive this recognition for our efforts. We
are working hard to secure sustainability in all our operations, and
the number one position on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes is
the result of a long-term commitment. It is a great encouragement for
us as we pursue our goal of empowering people in all our markets -
helping them get the full benefit of communications services in their
daily lives," said President and CEO of Telenor, Jon Fredrik Baksaas.

Telenor achieved a particularly high score for social contribution.
The DJSI recognised Telenor's continuous efforts to achieve digital
inclusion, and the positive impact our telecommunications services
have on society.

DJSI is tracking sustainability-driven companies all over the world
based on their performance across economic, environmental and social
criteria. DSJI provide asset managers with reliable and objective
benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios.

Please read more on Telenor's sustainability work on our Corporate
Responsibility website at

Contact: Head of Information Ola Jo Tandre, Tel: +47 95 17 45 79

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