General Standard Disclosures

This report conforms to the core G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.

* "Details" refer to page numbers corresponding to the detailed report posted on our website.

* Items in yellow are standard disclosures required in Core-compliant reports.

Strategy and Analysis
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. P3-6
2 a.Provide a description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities. P3-6, 11-16
Organizational Profile
3 a.Report the name of the organization. P2
4 a.Report the primary brands, products, and services. P2
5 a.Report the location of the organization's headquarters. P2
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. P2
7 a.Report the nature of ownership and legal form. P2
8 a.Report the markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries). P2, 41
9 a.Report the scale of the organization, including: P2, 20, 40, 41
-Total number of employees
-Total number of operations
-Net sales (for private sector organizations) or net revenues (for public sector organizations)
-Total capitalization broken down in terms of debt and equity (for private sector organizations)
-Quantity of products or services provided
10 a.Report the total number of employees by employment contract and gender. P23
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.
11 a.Report the percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. P23
12 a.Describe the organization's supply chain. P13-14
13 a.Report any significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization's size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain. Not applicable
14 a.Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization. P20-22
15 a.List externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses. P22, 27, 31
16 a.List memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organizations in which the organization: P27
-Holds a position on the governance body
-Participates in projects or committees
-Provides substantive funding beyond routine membership dues
-Views membership as strategic
This refers primarily to memberships maintained at the organizational level.
Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries
17 a.List all entities included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents. P42
b.Report whether any entity included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not coverd by the report.
18 a.Explain the process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries. P1
b.Explain how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content.
19 a.List all the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content. P16
20 a.For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary within the organization. P15
21 a.For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary outside the organization. P15
22 a.Report the effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements. Not applicable
23 a.Report significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries. Not applicable
Stakeholder Engagement
24 a.Provide a list of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization. P13-14
25 a.Report the basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage. P13-14
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. P13-14
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. P13-14
Report Profile
28 a.Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided. P1
29 a.Date of most recent previous report (if any). P1
30 a.Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial). P1
31 a.Provide the contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents. Back cover
32 a.Report the 'in accordance' option the organization has chosen. P49
b.Report the GRI Content Index for the chosen option.
c.Report the reference to the External Assurance Report, if the report has been externally assured.
33 a.Report the organization's policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report. P50
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.
Governance
34 a.Report the governance structure of the organization. Identify any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts. P19
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. P19
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. P19
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. P17-19
38 a.Report the composition of the highest governance body and its committees by: P19
-Executive or non-executive
-Independence
-Tenure on the governance body
-Number of each individual's other significant positions and commitments, and the nature of the commitments
-Gender
-Membership of under-represented social groups
-Competences relating to economic, environmental and social impacts
-Stakeholder representation
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. P19
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: P19
-Cross-board membership
-Cross-shareholding with suppliers and other stakeholders
-Existence of controlling shareholder
-Related party disclosures
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. P19
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. P17
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.
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. P17, 19
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.
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. P17, 19
47 a.Report the frequency of the highest governance body's review of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities. P19
49 a.Report the process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governance body. P19
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. P20-22
Ethics and Integrity
56 a.Describe the organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics. P17
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. P20
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. P20

Specific Standard Disclosures

Disclosures on Management Approach
DMA a.Report why the Aspect is material. Report the impacts that make this Aspect material. P3-6, 15-16, 17, 23, 27, 29, 31, 40
b.Report how the organization manages the material Aspect or its impacts.
c.Report the evaluation of the management approach, including:
-The mechanisms for evaluating the effectiveness of the management approach
-The results of the evaluation of the management approach
-Any related adjustments to the management approach
Economic
Aspect: Economic Performance
EC1 Direct Economic Value Generated And Distributed Listed on the annual securities report
EC2 Financial Implications And Other Risks And Opportunities For The Organization's Activities Due To Climate Change P40
EC3 Coverage Of The Organization's Defined Benefit Plan Obligations Listed on the annual securities report
Environmental
Aspect: Materials
EN1 Materials Used By Weight Or Volume P37
EN2 Percentage Of Materials Used That Are Recycled Input Materials P37
Aspect: Energy
EN3 Energy Consumption Within The Organization P37
EN6 Reduction Of Energy Consumption P33-34
Aspect: Water
EN8 Total Water Withdrawal By Source P37
Aspect: Biodiversity
EN11 Operational Sites Owned, Leased, Managed In, Or Adjacent To, Protected Areas And Areas Of High Biodiversity Value Outside Protected Areas P36
EN13 Habitats Protected Or Restored P36
Aspect: Emissions
EN15 Direct Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Scope 1) P34
EN16 Energy Indirect Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Scope 2) P34
EN19 Reduction Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Ghg) P34
EN21 Nox, Sox, And Other Significant Air Emissions P39
Aspect: Effluents And Waste
EN23 Total Weight Of Waste By Type And Disposal Method P33, 35, 37
Aspect: Products And Services
EN27 Extent Of Impact Mitigation Of Environmental Impacts Of Products And Services P9
Aspect: Compliance
EN29 Monetary Value Of Significant Fines And Total Number Of Non-Monetary Sanctions For Non-Compliance With Environmental Laws And Regulations P33
Aspect: Overall
EN31 Total Environmental Protection Expenditures And Investments By Type P32
Aspect: Environmental Grievance Mechanisms
EN34 Number Of Grievances About Environmental Impacts Filed, Addressed, And Resolved Through Formal Grievance Mechanisms P33
Social
Aspect: Employment
LA1 Total Number And Rates Of New Employee Hires And Employee Turnover By Age Group, Gender And Region P23
Aspect: Occupational Health And Safety
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 P18, 26
LA8 Health And Safety Topics Covered In Formal Agreements With Trade Unions P26
Aspect: Training And Education
LA10 Programs For Skills Management And Lifelong Learning That Support The Continued Employability Of Employees And Assist Them In Managing Career Endings P18
Human Rights
Aspect: Non-Discrimination
HR12 Number Of Grievances About Human Rights Impacts Filed, Addressed, And Resolved Through Formal Grievance Mechanisms P20
Society
Aspect: Local Communities
SO1 Percentage Of Operations With Implemented Local Community Engagement, Impact Assessments, And Development Programs P18, 29, 30
Aspect: Anti-Corruption
SO4 Communication And Training On Anti-Corruption Policies And Procedures P20
Product Responsibility
Aspect: Product And Service Labeling
PR5 Results Of Surveys Measuring Customer Satisfaction P28