GRI, Global compact, and SDG content index

Based on our own assessment, Outotec has self-declared this report to be compliant with the GRI G4 guidelines in accordance with the core level. Compliance has additionally been checked by a third party, Ecobio Ltd.

In our sustainability reporting for 2016, we have applied the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines' specific standard disclosure indicators, as presented in the table below. The table also indicates our progress on the United Nations’ Global Compact principles and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). 

 

CODE

DESCRIPTION AND LINK TO RELATED WEBPAGE

OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

General standard disclosures

Strategy and analysis

G4-1

CEO’s statement

 

 

 

Organizational profile

G4-3

Name of the organization

 

 

 

G4-4

Primary brands, products, and/or services

 

 

 

G4-5

Location of organization’s headquarters

 

 

 

G4-6

Number of countries where the organization operates

 

 

 

G4-7

Nature of ownership and legal form

 

 

 

G4-8

Markets served

 

 

 

G4-9

Scale of the reporting organization
Direct and indirect financial impacts

 

 

 

G4-10

Breakdown of workforce

 

6

 

G4-11

Coverage of collective bargaining agreements

 

3

 

G4-12

Organisation’s supply chain

 

 

 

G4-13

Significant changes during the reporting period regarding

size, structure, or ownership
Data

 

 

 

G4-14

Precautionary approach or principle

 

 

 

G4-15

Externally developed sustainability charters, principles or other initiatives which the organization endorses

 

 

 

G4-16

Memberships of associations

 

 

 

Identified material aspects and boundaries

G4-17

All entities included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements  

     

G4-18

Process for defining report content and the aspect boundaries
Stakeholder dialogue

 

 

 

G4-19

Material aspects

     
G4-20

Aspect boundary within the organisation

Most significant topics

     
G4-21

Aspect boundary outside the organization

Most significant topics

The carbon footprint of our supply chain

     
G4-22

Explanation of re-statements

     
G4-23

Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries

About this report

     

Stakeholder engagement

G4-24-27 

Stakeholder engagement

     
OWN

Employee engagement and performance enablement indices

   

Report profile

G4-28-31

Report profile

     
G4-32 

‘In accordance’ option chosen

     
G4-33

External assurance

     

Governance structure and composition

G4-34

Governance structure

     

Ethics and integrity

G4-56

Organization’s values, principles and codes

Responsible business practices

 

10

 

Disclosures on management approach

CODE DESCRIPTION AND LINK TO RELATED WEBPAGE OMISSIONS GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE SDG
DMA

 Management approach

     

Economic responsibility

CODE

DESCRIPTION AND LINK TO RELATED WEBPAGE

OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG
DMA

Management approach to economic responsibility

     

Economic performance

G4-EC1

Direct economic value generated and distributed

Taxes by country not reported

   
G4-EC2

Risks and opportunities due to climate change

     

Indirect economic impacts

G4-EC8

Significant indirect economic impacts

     

Procurement practices

G4-EC9

Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation

Direct and indirect financial impacts

    SDG 12

Environmental responsbility

CODE

DESCRIPTION AND LINK TO RELATED WEBPAGE

OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG
DMA 

Management approach to environmental responsibility

     

Materials

G4-EN1 

Materials used

 

7, 8

 

Energy

G4-EN3 

Energy consumption within the organization

 

7, 8

 
G4-EN5

Energy intensity

 

8

 
G4-EN6 

Reduction of energy consumption

 

8, 9

SDG 13

Water

G4-EN8 

Water withdrawal

 

7, 8

 

Emissions

G4-EN15-17 

Greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1, 2, 3)

Supply chain

 

7, 8

 
G4-EN18 

Greenhouse gas emissions intensity

 

8

 

Effluents and waste

G4-EN23 

Waste by type and disposal method

 

8

 
G4-EN24 

Total number and volume of significant spills

 

8

 

Products and services

G4-EN27 

Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services

Sustainable offering for customers

Safe products for our customers

 

7, 8, 9

 
OWN 

Environmental Goods and Services in order intake

Sustainable offering for customers 

    SDG 9
OWN 

Percentage of CO2 emissions avoided through the use of Outotec’s metals-related technologies

Environmental data

    SDG 13
OWN 

Percentage of reduction of fresh water/tonne of ore by non-ferrous metals concentrators using Outotec technology

Sustainable offering for customers

    SDG 6
OWN 

Increase of energy produced using Outotec waste-to-energy solutions

Our agenda 2020

    SDG 7

Compliance

G4-EN29 

Compliance with environmental laws

 

8

 
G4-EN30 

Significant environmental impacts of transporting products/workforce

     

Supplier environment

G4-EN32 

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

 

8

 
G4-EN33 

Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain

 

8

 

Environmental grievance mechanisms

G4-EN34 

Number of grievances about environmental impacts

 

8

 

Social responsibility

CODE

DESCRIPTION AND LINK TO RELATED WEBPAGE

OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG
DMA

Management approach to social responsibility

     

Labor practices and decent work

Employment

G4-LA1

Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender and region

     
G4-LA2

Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees

     

Labor / management relations

G4-LA4

Minimum notice period(s) regarding significant operational changes

 

3

 

Occupational health and safety

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

 

    SDG 3
G4-LA6

Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days and absenteeism,
and total number of work-related fatalities by region

 

     
G4-LA7

Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to occupation

     
G4-LA8

Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with
trade unions

 

 

1

 

Training and education

G4-LA9

Average hours of training per year per employee category

Data does not cover blue-collar workers and classroom trainings

6

 
G4-LA10

Programs for skills management and lifelong learning

     
G4-LA11

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and
career development reviews

 

 

6

 

Diversity and equal opportunity

G4-LA12

Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees
per category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity

 

 

6

SDG 5

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

 

     

Labor practices grievance mechanisms

G4-LA16

Number of grievances about labor practices

Enhancing employee engagement

     

Human Rights

Non-discrimination

G4-HR3

Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken

 

 

6

 

Freedom of association

G4-HR4

Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at significant risk

Responsible business practices

 

3

 

Child labor

G4-HR5

Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor

 

5

 

Forced or compulsory labor

G4-HR6

Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor

 

4

 

Supplier human rights

G4-HR10

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria

 

2

SDG 12
G4-HR11

Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain

 

2

 

Human rights grievance mechanisms

G4-HR12

Number of grievances about human rights impacts

 

1

 

Society

Local communities

G4-SO1

Local community engagement, impact assessments, and
development programs

Impact assessments and development plans are not reported

1

SDG 11
G4-SO2

Operations with significant negative impacts on local communities

 

1

 

Anti-corruption

G4-SO3

Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption

 

10

 
G4-SO4 

Communication and anti-corruption training

 

10

SDG 8
G4-SO5 

Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken

 

10

 

Anti-competitive behaviour

G4-SO7

Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices

     

Compliance

G4-SO8

Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations

     

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

     

Grievance mechanisms for impacts on society

G4-SO11

Number of grievances about impacts on society

     

Product responsibility

Customer health and safety

G4-PR1

Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement

Annual targets

     
G4-PR2

Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services

     

Product and service labeling

G4-PR5

Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction

 

    SDG 17

Compliance

G4-PR9

Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services