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This report contains Standard Disclosures from the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.
|STRATEGY AND ANALYSIS|
|G4-1||a. Provide a statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization (such as CEO, chair, or equivalent senior position) about the relevance of sustainability to the organization and the organization's strategy for addressing sustainability.|
|G4-2||a. Provide a description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities.|
|G4-3||a. Report the name of the organization.|
|G4-4||a. Report the primary brands, products, and services.|
|G4-5||a. Report the location of the organization's headquarters.|
|G4-6||a. Report the number of countries where 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||a. Report the nature of ownership and legal form.|
|G4-8||a. Report the markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries).|
|G4-9||a. Report the scale of the organization, including:
|G4-10||a. Report the total number of employees by employment contract and gender.
b. Report the total number of permanent employees by employment type and gender.
c. Report the total workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender.
d. Report the total workforce by region and gender.
e. Report 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.
f. Report any significant variations in employment numbers (such as seasonal variations in employment in the tourism or agricultural industries).
|G4-11||a. Report the percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements.|
|G4-12||a. Describe the organization's supply chain.|
|G4-13||a. Report any significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization's size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain, including:
|G4-14||a. Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization.|
|G4-15||a. List externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses.|
|G4-16||a. List memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organizations in which the organization:
|IDENTIFIED MATERIAL ASPECTS AND BOUNDARIES|
|G4-17||a. List all entities included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents.
b. Report 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||a. Explain the process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries.
b. Explain how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content.
|G4-19||a. List all the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content.|
|G4-20||a. For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary within the organization, as follows:
|G4-21||a. For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary outside the organization, as follows:
|G4-22||a. Report the effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements.||－|
|G4-23||a. Report significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries.||－|
|G4-24||a. Provide a list of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization.|
|G4-25||a. Report the basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage.|
|G4-26||a. Report the organization's approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process.|
|G4-27||a. Report 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. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns.|
|G4-28||a. Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided.|
|G4-29||a. Date of most recent previous report (if any).|
|G4-30||a. Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial).|
|G4-31||a. Provide the contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents.|
|G4-32||a. Report the 'in accordance' option the organization has chosen.
b. Report the GRI Content Index for the chosen option (see tables below).
c. Report the reference to the External Assurance Report, if the report has been externally assured. GRI recommends the use of external assurance but it is not a requirement to be 'in accordance' with the Guidelines.
|G4-33||a. Report the organization's policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report.
b. If not included in the assurance report accompanying the sustainability report, report the scope and basis of any external assurance provided.
c. Report the relationship between the organization and the assurance providers.
d. Report whether the highest governance body or senior executives are involved in seeking assurance for the organization's sustainability report.
|G4-34||a. Report the governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body. Identify any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts.|
|G4-35||a. Report the process for delegating authority for economic, environmental and social topics from the highest governance body to senior executives and other employees.|
|G4-36||a. Report 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||a. Report processes for consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental and social topics. If consultation is delegated, describe to whom and any feedback processes to the highest governance body.||－|
|G4-38||a. Report the composition of the highest governance body and its committees by:
|G4-39||a. Report whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer (and, if so, his or her function within the organization's management and the reasons for this arrangement).|
|G4-40||a. Report 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, including:
|G4-41||a. Report processes for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided and managed. Report whether conflicts of interest are disclosed to stakeholders, including, as a minimum:
|G4-42||a. Report the 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||a. Report the measures taken to develop and enhance the highest governance body's collective knowledge of economic, environmental and social topics.||－|
|G4-44||a. Report the processes for evaluation of the highest governance body's performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental and social topics. Report whether such evaluation is independent or not, and its frequency. Report whether such evaluation is a self-assessment.
b. Report 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.
|G4-45||a. Report the highest governance body's role in the identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities. Include the highest governance body's role in the implementation of due diligence processes.
b. Report 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||a. Report 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||a. Report the frequency of the highest governance body's review of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities.|
|G4-48||a. Report 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||a. Report the process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governance body.|
|G4-50||a. Report the nature and total number of critical concerns that were communicated to the highest governance body and the mechanism(s) used to address and resolve them.||－|
|G4-51||a. Report the remuneration policies for the highest governance body and senior executives for the below types of remuneration:
|G4-52||a. Report the process for determining remuneration. Report whether remuneration consultants are involved in determining remuneration and whether they are independent of management. Report any other relationships which the remuneration consultants have with the organization.|
|G4-53||a. Report 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||a. Report 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.||－|
|G4-55||a. Report the 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. Describe the organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics.|
|G4-57||a. Report the internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as helplines or advice lines.|
|G4-58||a. Report the internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as escalation through line management, whistleblowing mechanisms or hotlines.|
|DISCLOSURES ON MANAGEMENT APPROACH|
|G4-DMA||a. Report why the Aspect is material. Report the impacts that make this Aspect material.
b. Report how the organization manages the material Aspect or its impacts.
c. Report the evaluation of the management approach, including:
|Aspect: Economic Performance|
|G4-EC1||Direct economic value generated and distributed|
|G4-EC2||Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change|
|G4-EC3||Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations|
|G4-EC4||Financial assistance received from government||Not applicable|
|Aspect: Market Presence|
|G4-EC5||Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation||－|
|G4-EC6||Proportion of senior management hired from the local community at significant locations of operation||－|
|Aspect: Indirect Economic Impacts|
|G4-EC7||Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported|
|G4-EC8||Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts|
|Aspect: Procurement Practices|
|G4-EC9||Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation||－|
|G4-EN1||Materials used by weight or volume|
|G4-EN2||Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials||－|
|G4-EN3||Energy consumption within the organization|
|G4-EN4||Energy consumption outside of the organization|
|G4-EN6||Reduction of energy consumption|
|G4-EN7||Reductions in energy requirements of products and services||－|
|G4-EN8||Total water withdrawal by source|
|G4-EN9||Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water||－|
|G4-EN10||Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused||－|
|G4-EN11||Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas||－|
|G4-EN12||Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas||－|
|G4-EN13||Habitats protected or restored||－|
|G4-EN14||Total number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk||－|
|G4-EN15||Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1)|
|G4-EN16||Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2)|
|G4-EN17||Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3)|
|G4-EN18||Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity|
|G4-EN19||Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions|
|G4-EN20||Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)||－|
|G4-EN21||NOx, SOx, and other significant air emission|
|Aspect: Effluents and Waste|
|G4-EN22||Total water discharge by quality and destination||－|
|G4-EN23||Total weight of waste by type and disposal method|
|G4-EN24||Total number and volume of significant spills||Not applicable|
|G4-EN25||Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention2 Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationally||Not applicable|
|G4-EN26||Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the organization's discharges of water and runoff||－|
|Aspect: Products and Services|
|G4-EN27||Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services|
|G4-EN28||Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category||－|
|G4-EN29||Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations|
|G4-EN30||Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials for the organization's operations, and transporting members of the workforce|
|G4-EN31||Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type||－|
|Aspect: Supplier Environmental Assessment|
|G4-EN32||Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria|
|G4-EN33||Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken|
|Aspect: Environmental Grievance Mechanisms|
|G4-EN34||Number of grievances about environmental impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms||－|
|G4-LA1||Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender and region||Performance & Number of New Hires, Turnover Rate|
|G4-LA2||Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant locations of operation||－|
|G4-LA3||Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender|
|Aspect: Labor/Management Relations|
|G4-LA4||Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective agreements||－|
|Aspect: Occupational Health and Safety|
|DMA||Work Safety & Well-being|
|G4-LA5||Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs|
|G4-LA6||Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities, by region and by gender|
|G4-LA7||Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation|
|G4-LA8||Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions|
|Aspect: Training and Education|
|G4-LA9||Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category|
|G4-LA10||Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings|
|G4-LA11||Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category|
|Aspect: Diversity and Equal Opportunity|
|G4-LA12||Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity|
|Aspect: Equal Remuneration for Women and Men|
|G4-LA13||Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men by employee category, by significant locations of operation||－|
|Aspect: Supplier Assessment for Labor Practices|
|G4-LA14||Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria|
|G4-LA15||Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labor practices in the supply chain and actions taken|
|Aspect: Labor Practices Grievance Mechanisms|
|G4-LA16||Number of grievances about labor practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms||－|
|G4-HR1||Total number and percentage of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening||－|
|G4-HR2||Total hours of employee training on human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained|
|G4-HR3||Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken||－|
|Aspect: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining|
|G4-HR4||Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk, and measures taken to support these rights||－|
|Aspect: Child Labor|
|G4-HR5||Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor||－|
|Aspect: Forced or Compulsory Labor|
|G4-HR6||Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor|
|Aspect: Security Practices|
|G4-HR7||Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization's human rights policies or procedures that are relevant to operations||－|
|Aspect: Indigenous Rights|
|G4-HR8||Total number of incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples and actions taken||－|
|G4-HR9||Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments||－|
|Aspect: Supplier Human Rights Assessment|
|G4-HR10||Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria|
|G4-HR11||Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken|
|Aspect: Human Rights Grievance Mechanisms|
|G4-HR12||Number of grievances about human rights impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms||－|
|Aspect: Local Communities|
|G4-SO1||Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs||－|
|G4-SO2||Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities||－|
|G4-SO3||Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption and the significant risks identified||－|
|G4-SO4||Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures|
|G4-SO5||Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken||－|
|Aspect: Public Policy|
|G4-SO6||Total value of political contributions by country and recipient/beneficiary|
|Aspect: Anti-competitive Behavior|
|G4-SO7||Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes||Not applicable|
|G4-SO8||Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations|
|Aspect: Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society|
|G4-SO9||Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society|
|G4-SO10||Significant actual and potential negative impacts on society in the supply chain and actions taken|
|Aspect: Grievance Mechanisms for Impacts on Society|
|G4-SO11||Number of grievances about impacts on society filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms||－|
|Aspect: Customer Health and Safety|
|G4-PR1||Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement||－|
|G4-PR2||Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes|
|Aspect: Product and Service Labeling|
|G4-PR3||Type of product and service information required by the organization's procedures for product and service information and labeling, and percentage of significant product and service categories subject to such information requirements|
|G4-PR4||Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes||－|
|G4-PR5||Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction|
|Aspect: Communications Marketing|
|G4-PR6||Sale of banned or disputed products||Not applicable|
|G4-PR7||Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, by type of outcomes||Not applicable|
|Aspect: Privacy Customer|
|G4-PR8||Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data||Not applicable|
|G4-PR9||Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services||Not applicable|