Orkla seeks to promote trust in the Group’s operations through good, open communications, and publishes an annual Sustainability Report based on the GRI international reporting standard. Orkla’s Sustainability Report presents information on the way the Group deals with risk and opportunities arising from the sustainability challenges that particularly affect its activities, and describes the Group’s work in the fields of food safety, nutrition and health, responsible purchasing, environment and other important corporate responsibility issues related to Orkla’s operations.
The report is published at the same time as Orkla’s Annual Report. Orkla’s Sustainability Report for 2013 was published on 20 March 2014.
The thematic approach and the treatment and choice of information are based on the GRI principles for good reporting practice. In its corporate responsibility work, Orkla attaches importance to identifying the material and relevant challenges facing the Group, and concentrates its efforts on areas in which the Group has significant influence. Orkla previously reported in accordance with the GRI G3 reporting standard. In 2013, we reviewed the reporting requirements under the revised G4 standard, and have made some changes in our reporting in order to meet the new requirements. Orkla’s sustainability reporting for 2013 includes data for a number of G4 standard disclosures, but does not entirely fulfil the requirements of the revised standard.
The information in Orkla’s Sustainability Report is based on input from many different entities and data sources. Great importance has been attached to ensuring that the information is correct. However, the report does not aim to cover all the detailed matters that may be important for individual local businesses, activities or products.
To enable us to further develop and improve our sustainability performance and reporting procedures, we welcome comments and suggestions. Such comments may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.