GRI, Global compact, and SDG content index

Based on our own assessment, Outotec has self-declared this report to be prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option. Compliance has additionally been checked by a third party, Ecobio Ltd.

In this table, we have applied General Disclosures, Management Approach and topic specific GRI Standards and Disclosures published in 2016. Indicators in General Disclosures and Management Approach comply with the European Directive on non-financial and diversity reporting. The table also indicates our progress on the United Nations’ Global Compact principles and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). 

GRI Standard

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

101

Foundation

     

102

GENERAL DISCLOSURES

 

 

 

Organizational profile

102-1

Name of the organization

 

 

 

102-2

Activities, brands, products, and services

 

 

 

102-3

Location of headquarters

 

 

 

102-4

Location of operations

 

 

 

102-5

Ownership and legal form

 

 

 

102-6

Markets served

 

 

 

102-7

Scale of the organization;
Value creation and our impact;
Financial Statements 2017

 

 

 

102-8

Information on employees and other workers

Share of part-time employees not reported due to lacking data in some countries.

6

 

102-9

Supply chain

 

 

 

102-10

Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain

 

 

 

102-11

Precautionary principle of approach

 

 

 

102-12

External initiatives

 

 

 

102-13

Memberships of associations

 

 

 

Strategy

102-14

Statement from senior decision-maker

     

102-15

Key impacts, risks, and opportunities

 

 

 

Ethics and integrity

102-16 

Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior

   10  
102-17

Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics

     

Governance 

102-18

Governance structure

     
102-19

Delegating authority

     
102-22

Composition of the highest governance body and its committees

     
102-23

Chair of the highest governance body

     
102-24

Nominating and selecting the highest governance body

     
102-32

Highest governance body’s role in sustainability reporting

     
102-35

Remuneration policies

     
102-38

Annual total compensation ratio

Country-specific information not reported as it was not available in the master data system. 

   
102-39

Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio

Country-specific information not reported as it was not available in the master data system. 

   

Stakeholder engagement

102-40

List of stakeholder groups

 

 

 
102-41

Collective bargaining agreements

 

3

 
102-42

Identifying and selecting stakeholders

     
102-43

Approach to stakeholder engagement

     
102-44

Key topics and concerns raised

 

 

 

Reporting practice

102-45 

Entities included in the consolidated financial statements, p. 63

 

 

 
102-46

Defining report content and topic boundaries 

     
102-47

List of material topics 

 

 

 
102-48

Restatements of information

     
102-49

Changes in reporting

     
102-50

Reporting period

     
102-51

Date of most recent report

     
102-52

Reporting cycle

     
102-53

Contact point for questions regarding the report

     
102-54

Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards

     
102-55

GRI content index

     
102-56

External assurance

     

Material topic 1:  Safety

GRI Standard

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

Management approach

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

 

   
103-2

The management approach and its components

     
103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

     

Topic-specific disclosures

Occupational health and safety

403-1

Workers representation in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees

     
403-2

Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities;
Safety

   
403-3

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

     
403-4

Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions

  1  

Customer health and safety

416-2

Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services

     

Material topic 2:  Sustainable offering

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

Management approach   

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

     
103-2

The management approach and its components

     
103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

     

Topic-specific disclosures

Energy

302-4

Reduction of energy consumption;
Our offering

   8,9  

Emissions

305-5

Reduction of GHG emissions;
Our offering

 

 

 
OWN

Environmental Goods and Services in order intake

     
OWN

CO2 emissions avoided through the use of Outotec’s metals-related technologies;
Our offering

   
OWN

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

   
OWN

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

   

Material topic 3:  Responsible business practices

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

Management approach   

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

     
103-2

The management approach and its components

     
103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

     

Topic-specific disclosures

Economic performance

201-1

Direct economic value generated and distributed  

Country-specific tax information not fully reported as it would not give a comprehensive picture of the fairness of the tax distribution. 

   
201-2

Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change

  7  

  Indirect economic impacts

 203-2

Significant indirect economic impacts

     

Anti-corruption     

205-1

Operations assessed for risks related to corruption

Number and percentage of operations not reported because we assess projects only. 

 10  
205-2

Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures

Anti-corruption communication not separately reported, it’s part of Code of Conduct trainings.

 10  
205-3 

Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken

   10  

Anti-competitive behavior

 206-1

Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices

     

Environmental compliance     

 307-1

Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations

     

Non-discrimination

406-1

Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken;
Responsible business practices

   6  

Freedom of association and collective bargaining     

 407-1

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

   3  

Socio-economic compliance

 

 419-1

Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area

   8

 

 

Material topic 4:  Sustainable supply chain

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

Management approach   

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

     
103-2

The management approach and its components

     
103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

     

Topic-specific disclosures

Procurement practices

204-1

  Proportion of spending on local suppliers

 

 

  Supplier environmental assessment

308-1

New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

  8  
308-2

Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

  8  

Child labor     

 408-1

Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor

 

 5  

Forced or compulsory labor

 409-1

Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor

   4  

Supplier social assessment     

414-1

New suppliers that were screened using social criteria 

   2 SDG 12
414-2

Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

  2  

Material topic 5:  Development of our people

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

Management approach   

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

     
103-2

The management approach and its components

     
103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

     

Topic-specific disclosures

Training and education

402-4

Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs

  1  
404-1

Average hours of training per year per employee

Vocational training by gender and employee category as well as training of blue-collar workers missing due to lacking data in the systems.

 6  
404-3

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews

  6  
OWN

Employee engagement index

   

Material topic 6:  Equal opportunities and diversity

GRI Standard

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

Management approach   

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

     
103-2

The management approach and its components

     
103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

     

Topic-specific disclosures

Employment

401-1

New employee hires and employee turnover

     
401-2

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

 

   

Labor/management relations

402-1

Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes

   3  

Diversity and equal opportunity

405-1

Diversity of governance bodies and employees

   5  
405-2

Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men

Data was not available by significant locations and about blue-collar workers

   

Material topic 7:  Community involvement

GRI Standard

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

Management approach   

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

     
103-2

The management approach and its components;
Engaging with stakeholders

     
103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

     

Topic-specific disclosures

Local communities

413-1

Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs

Impact assessments and development programs not conducted. Regarding project sites, these are normally done by our customers.

 1
413-2

Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities

 

 1  

Material topic 8:  Stakeholder dialogue

GRI Standard

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

Management approach   

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

     
103-2

The management approach and its components

     
103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

     

Topic-specific disclosures

102-43

Approach to stakeholder engagement

 

   
102-44

Key topics and concerns raised

 

  SDG 17

Material topic 9:  Minimize our own environmental impact

GRI Standard

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OMISSIONS

GLOBAL COMPACT PRINCIPLE

SDG

Management approach   

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

     
103-2

The management approach and its components

     
103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

     

Topic-specific disclosures

Materials

301-1

 Materials used by weight or volume

   7, 8  

Energy

302-1

 Energy consumption within the organization

   7, 8  
302-3

 Energy intensity

   8  

Water

303-1

 Water withdrawal by source

 

 7, 8  

Biodiversity

304-1

Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas

     
304-2

Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity

     

Emissions

305-1

Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions

   7, 8  
305-2

Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions 

   7, 8  
305-3

Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions

   7, 8  
305-4

GHG emissions intensity

   8  
305-7

Nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, and other significant air emissions 

Only VOCs are reported as the other emissions are not relevant in our operations.

 8  

Effluents and waste

306-2

Water by type and disposal method

   8  
306-3

Significant spills

   8