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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Television programming and broadcasting activities (NACE2 6020)

This company, based in Luxembourg, is Europe's largest television, radio and production company, with interests in 36 television channels and 33 radio stations in 11 countries and content production throughout the world. It was established through the merger between CLT-UFA and Pearson TV in 2000. Its registered head office is based in Letzebuerg.The company is one of the world's leading producers of television content such as game shows and soaps, including Pop Idol, Good Times, Bad Times, The Price Is Right, Family Feud, The Bill, and, under license from Mark Burnett Productions, the producer of non-US versions, and distributor of all versions internationally, of The Apprentice. The company operates in more than 40 countries, including Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Croatia, Hungary, Russia, Spain, Portugal, the United States, and Australia. The company's television operations include RTL Television, M6, Five, ANTENA 3, RTL 4, RTL 5, RTL 7, RTL TVI, RTL Klub, RTL Televizija, RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg, TVI, VOX, RTL II, Super RTL, n-tv, RTL Shop, Traumpartner TV, Club RTL, Plug TV, RTL 9, REN TV, Fun TV, Téva, Paris Première, Série Club, TF6, W9, M6 Music Rock, M6 Music Black, M6 Music Hits, Antena.Neox, Antena.Nova, Five US, and Five Life. Its radio operations include RTL Radio, RTL2, FUN RADIO, RTL Radio, 104.6 RTL, ANTENNE BAYERN, Radio Hamburg, radio NRW, RADIO 21, bigFM, Radio Regenbogen, Sachsen-Funkpaket, HITRADIO RTL SACHSEN, Hit-Radio Antenne, ANTENNE MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN, Radio Brocken, 89.0 RTL, ANTENNE THÜRINGEN, Radio Ton, BB RADIO, 105'5 Spreeradio, radio TOP 40, Oldie 95, ROCK ANTENNE, RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg, RTL RADIO, Bel RTL, Radio Contact, BXL, Onda Cero, Europa FM, Rádio Commercial, Cidade FM, RCP (Rádio Clube Português), and Best Rock FM. Its content operations include FremantleMedia, UFA Film & TV Produktion, UFA Fernsehproduktion, UFA Filmproduktion, UFA Entertainment, Grundy UFA, GRUNDY Light Entertainment, Phoenix-Film, teamWorx, Universum Film, talkbackTHAMES, Grundy, Crackerjack, Blue Circle, Blu, Home Shopping Service, SND (Société Nouvelle de Distribution), CLT-UFA International, ENEX (European News Exchange), and NBP. The company is a member of the International Trademark Association, a not-for-profit membership association of more than 5,000 trademark owners and professionals, from more than 190 countries.
  • RTL GROUP SA

  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: BERTELSMANN CAPITAL HOLDING GMBH
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Martin John Taylor
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.rtlgroup.com

Financial data

Number of employees

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10,598
10,747
10,809

Revenue 1

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6
7
7

EBIT 1

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1
1
1

EBITDA 1

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1
2
1

1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  N/A

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines:
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

  • Corporate Social Responsability:
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  • Accessibility: N/A

Policies

  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC:
  • D. 89/391/EEC:
  • D. 98/59/EC:
  • D. 2000/43/EC:
  • D. 2000/78/EC:
  • D. 2001/23/EC:
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC:
  • D. 2002/14/EC:
  • D. 2002/73/EC:
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC:
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
  • D. 2009/38/EC:
  • D. 2004/25/EC:
  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A

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