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TELUS has been recognized by Google Cloud for its social responsibility

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Vancouver, BC, October 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – TELUS is proud to announce that it has won two awards Google Cloud Awards for Customers In the categories of social responsibility, communication and service delivery. This international distinction underscores TELUS’s position at the global forefront of social capitalism, digital innovation and creative thinking. It also confirms the essential role played by the program Data serves the public good She played to improve the lives of Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. This honor is proof that anonymous data can be used responsibly to support informed decision making and healthy communities.

“We are very proud to be the only company in the country to have won two Google Cloud Customer Awards,” said Pam Snevilly, Head of Data and Trust Relationships, TELUS. We launched the Data for the Common Good initiative to combat the pandemic by providing anonymized and aggregated data to health authorities, governments and researchers to get a better overview of the disease situation. With the resilience of cloud technologies and TELUS’ strict privacy standards, we’ve helped them measure progress and evaluate policies to reduce the impact of COVID-19 across the country. We intend to continue our efforts to continue to support the communities. “

Launched in April 2020 in response to the pandemic, Data for Good relies on advanced analytics on aggregated and anonymized data to help governments and public agencies make strategic decisions based on knowledge and information from the real world. With the speed, flexibility and efficiency of the Google Cloud platform, the software has successfully flattened the epidemic curve, halted the spread of the virus and reduced the health and economic impact of the epidemic. He also contributed to studies that will help prevent or mitigate future stages of COVID-19 or other epidemics. A cornerstone of TELUS’ commitment to using technology for the common good, it will continue to support innovation and research on a global scale for positive social impact.

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In addition to these two Google Cloud Customer Awards, TELUS received Privacy Innovation Award de l’International Association of Privacy Professional Professionals (IAPP) pour son Public Good Program data. It is also the only telecom company in the country that has obtained the certificate Privacy by design From the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB) for the Insights platform, on which the program is based.

TELUS has a long history of putting customers and privacy first. To learn more about this, see him Data Communications Commitment As part of the Data for the Common Good programme.

TELUS (TSX:T, NYSE:TU) is a dynamic and world-leading communications technology company, with annual revenues of $16 billion and 16 million customer connections for its mobile, voice, data, and IP services. Television, video, entertainment and security services. We use our advanced technology and compassion to achieve remarkable human benefits. We have always put customers first. This focus is reflected in all areas of our activity, which has enabled us to become undeniable leaders in customer loyalty and service. In 2020, TELUS’ mobile network was recognized as the fastest in the world, underscoring our commitment to providing Canadians with superior technologies that connect us to the people, resources and information that make our lives better. TELUS Health is Canada’s leading digital health technology company. It improves access to health and wellness services, and revolutionizes the flow of medical data across the continuum of care. TELUS Agriculture provides innovative digital solutions to players in the agricultural value chain. Improves food production by focusing on better operations and using data from agribusiness. TELUS International (TSX and NYSE: TIXT) is an innovator in the digital customer experience space. It provides next-generation content management and AI solutions to global companies in technology, gaming, e-commerce, financial technology, telecommunications, media, healthcare, travel and accommodation. TELUS and TELUS International operate in more than 25 countries. Together, let’s create a better future.

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True to the company’s deeply held community philosophy “We Deliver Where We Live” and its social call to connect all citizens with a passion to make the world a better place, TELUS team members, current and retired, have offered more than $820 million and 1.6 million days of community volunteering since 2000 The unparalleled generosity of the team members and their incredible volunteer work have made TELUS the most generous company in the world.

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For more information please contact:

Jacinthi Beaulieu
Media Relations TELUS
[email protected]

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