We prepared our 2015 CSR & Sustainability Report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 sustainability reporting guidelines.
The following content index provide links to the sections of this website where you can find content pertaining to the GRI Performance Indicators.
Strategy and Analysis
G4-1 Statement from CEO regarding the relevance of sustainability to the organization, and the organization’s strategy for addressing sustainability.
G4-2 Description of key impacts, risks and opportunities.
G4-3 Name of organization.
G4-4 Organization’s primary brands, products.
G4-5 Location of organization’s primary headquarters.
G4-6 Number of countries in which the organization operates, and names of countries where either the organization has significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report.
G4-7 Nature of ownership and legal form.
G4-8 Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries).
G4-9 Scale of the organization.
G4-10 Number of employees by employment contract and gender; number of permanent employees by employment type and gender; total workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender; total workforce by region and gender; whether a substantial portion of the organization’s work is performed by workers who are legally recognized as self-employed, or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers, including employees and supervised employees of contractors; significant variations in employment numbers (such as seasonal variations in employment in the tourism or agricultural industries).
G4-11 Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements.
G4-12 Description of organization’s supply chain.
G4-13 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization’s size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain, including: changes in the location of, or changes in, operations, including facility openings, closings and expansions; changes in the share capital structure and other capital formation, maintenance, and alteration operations; changes in the location of suppliers, the structure of the supply chain or in relationships with suppliers, including selection and termination.
G4-14 Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization.
G4-15 Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or that it endorses.
G4-16 Memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organizations in which the organization: holds a position on the governance body; participates in projects or committees; provides substantive funding beyond routine membership dues; views membership as strategic.
Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries
G4-17 Entities included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents; Whether any entity included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not covered by the report. The organization can report on this Standard Disclosure by referencing the information in publicly available consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents.
G4-18 Process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries; Explanation of how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content.
G4-19 Material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content.
G4-20 For each Material Aspect, a report on the Aspect Boundary within the organization.
G4-21 For each Material Aspect, a report on the Aspect Boundary outside the organization.
G4-22 The effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements.
G4-23 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries.
G4-24 The stakeholder groups engaged by the organization.
G4-25 The basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage.
G4-26 The organization’s approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type of by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process.
G4-27 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting; the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns.
G4-28 Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided.
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report.
G4-31 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents.
G4-32 “In accordance” option the organization has chosen; GRI Content Index for the chosen option; Reference to the External Assurance Report, if the report has been externally assured.
G4-33 Organization’s policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report; If not included in the assurance report accompanying the sustainability report, an indication of the scope and basis of any external assurance provided; Indication of the relationship between the organization and the assurance providers; Indication of whether the highest governance body or senior executives are involved in seeking assurance for the organization’s sustainability report.
G4-34 The governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body; Identification of any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts.
G4-35 The process for delegating authority for economic, environmental and social topics from the highest governance body to senior executives and other employees.
G4-36 An indication of whether the organization has appointed an executive-level position or positions with responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics, and whether post holders report directly to the highest governance body.
G4-37 The processes for consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental and social topics. If consultation is delegated, a description of the person(s) to whom it is delegated and of any feedback processes to the heist governance body.
G4-38 Description of the composition of the highest governance body and its committees.
G4-39 Indication of whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer.
G4-40 Overview of the nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees, and the criteria used for nominating and selecting highest governance body members.
G4-41 Processes for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided and managed; Indication of whether conflicts of interest are disclosed to stakeholders.
G4-42 Highest governance body’s and senior executives’ roles in the development, approval and updating of the organization’s purpose, value or mission statements, strategies, policies and goals related to economic, environmental and social impacts.
G4-43 The measures taken to develop and enhance the highest governance body’s collective knowledge of economic, environmental and social topics.
G4-44 The processes for evaluation of the highest governance body’s performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental and social topics, and an indication of whether such evaluation is independent or not, and its frequency; Actions taken in response to evaluation of the highest governance body’s performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental and social topics, including, as a minimum, changes in membership and organizational practice.
G4-45The highest governance body’s role in the identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks and opportunities; The highest governance body’s role in the implementation of due diligence processes; An indication of whether stakeholder consultation is used to support the highest governance body’s identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks and opportunities.
G4-46 The highest governance body’s role in reviewing the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management processes for economic, environmental and social topics.
G4-47 The frequency of the highest governance body’s review of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks and opportunities.
G4-48 The highest committee or position that formally reviews and approves the organization’s sustainability report and ensures that all material Aspects are covered.
G4-49 The process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governance body.
G4-50 The nature and total number of critical concerns that were communicated to the highest governance body and the mechanisms used to address and resolve them.
G4-51 The remuneration policies for the highest governance body and senior executives for various types of remuneration; A description of how performance criteria in the remuneration policy relate to the highest governance bodies and senior executives’ economic, environmental and social objectives.
G4-52 The process for determining remuneration; An indication of whether remuneration consultants are involved in determining remuneration and whether they are independent of management; An indication of any other relationships that the remuneration consultants have with the organization.
G4-53 An indication of how stakeholders’ views are sought and taken into account regarding remuneration, including the results of votes on remuneration policies and proposals, if applicable.
G4-54 The ratio of the annual total compensation for the organization’s highest-paid individual in each country of significant operations to the median annual total compensation for all employees (excluding the highest-paid individual) in the same country.
G4-55The ratio of percentage increase in annual total compensation for the organization’s highest-paid individual in each country of significant operations to the median percentage increase in annual total compensation for all employees (excluding the highest-paid individual) in the same country.
Ethics and Integrity
G4-56 A description of the organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behaviour such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics.
G4-57 The internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behaviour, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as helplines or advice lines.
G4-58 The internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behaviour, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as escalation through line management, whistleblowing mechanisms or hotlines.
Disclosures on Management Approach
G4-DMA An indication of why each Aspect is material, and the impacts that make each Aspect material; An indication of how the organization manages each material Aspect or its impacts; An evaluation of the management approach.