The GRI index

Orkla reports annually on its corporate responsibility and sustainability work based on the guidelines of the international sustainability reporting organisation Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). We report through Orkla’s Annual Report and through other information published on our website.

 

Orkla Sustainability Report 2017 – GRI Index

Page references apply to Orkla’s Annual Report 2017 unless otherwise stated

General standard disclosures Description Page references

 

External

verification

Strategy and analysis
G4-1

 

 

Statement from the CEO about the relevance of sustainability to the organisation and its strategy

 

4-5, 60
G4-2

 

Key impacts, risks and opportunities 28-29, 54-59, 129, 143, 176, 180
Organisational Profile
G4-3 Name of the organisation 6

 

G4-4

 

 

Primary products and/or services, including brands 7, 10-20, 136, 164-166
G4-5 Location of the organisation’s headquarters 6

 

G4-6 Number of countries where the organisation operates and names of countries where the organisation has significant operations or countries that are particularly relevant to the sustainability issues covered in the report

 

7, 10-20, 136, 247-253
G4-7

 

Nature of ownership and legal form 6, 124, 185, 205, 215
G4-8 Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served and types of customers/beneficiaries) 7, 10-20, 22-24, 136, 160-161, 164-165
G4-9 Scale of the organisation 10, 35, 205
G4-10 Total number of employees, various breakdowns 35, 105, 116, 138
G4-11 Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements 103
G4-12 The organisation’s supply chain 80
G4-13 Significant changes in size, structure or ownership in the reporting period 5, 23-24, 27, 129-133, 185, 191
G4-14 Explanation of how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organisation 33-34 (governance procedures), 55-57, 74 (food safety), 81 (sustainable sourcing), 91 (Environment), 101 (Care for people and society)
G4-15 Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to

which the organisation subscribes or which it endorses

 

34, 57, 59, 60
G4-16 Memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy

organizations

https://www.orkla.com/sustainability/orklas-corporate-responsibility/dialogue-with-stakeholders/dialogue-with-organisations/

 

Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries
G4-17 Entities included in the organisation’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents 247-253
G4-18

 

Process for defining the report content 57-59
G4-19 List of material aspects identified in the process for defining report content. 58
G4-20 Boundary of each material aspect within the organisation

 

https://www.orkla.com/sustainability/results-and-reporting/materiality-analysis/

 

G4-21

 

Boundary of each material aspect outside the organisation https://www.orkla.com/sustainability/results-and-reporting/materiality-analysis/

 

G4-22

 

Effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such

restatements

57-59
G4-23

 

Significant changes from previous reporting periods in scope, aspect boundaries or measurement methods 57-59
Stakeholder Engagement
G4-24 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organisation 109
G4-25

 

Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage 109
G4-26 Approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by

type and by stakeholder group

109-112, 62, 69, 71, 75, 82, 91, 102-103
G4-27 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organisation has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting

 

109-112, 69, 71, 75-76, 82, 85, 87, 93, 103, 111-112
Report Profile
G4-28

 

 

Reporting period 57-59
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report https://www.orkla.com/sustainability/results-and-reporting/

 

G4-30 Reporting cycle https://www.orkla.com/sustainability/results-and-reporting/

 

G4-31 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents https://www.orkla.com/sustainability/results-and-reporting/

 

G4-32 Selected GRI reporting 57-59
G4-33 Verification of content 57-59
Governance
G4-34 Governance structure of the organisation 33-34, 39-53
Ethics and Integrity
G4-56 Organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behaviour 33-34

 

SPECIFIC STANDARD DISCLOSURES
Material aspects Other aspects for reporting DMA and indicators Page ref-

erences

Exceptions External

verifica-tion

NUTRITION AND WELLNESS Management approach

(DMA)

63
Healthy lifestyle products Management approach (DMA) 63-65, 67
FP6 Percentage of total sales from products lowered in saturated fat, trans fat, sodium and added sugars 66 Current reporting procedures do not provide the basis for reporting of percentages
Responsible marketing and product labelling G4-PR3 Type of product and service information required by the organization’s procedures for product and service information and labelling, and percentage of significant products and service categories subject to such information requirements

 

70-71
G4-PR4 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product information and labelling

 

71
G4-PR7 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications

 

71
Collaboration to improve public health Management approach

(DMA)

62-63, 109
SAFE PRODUCTS
Food safety Management approach

(DMA)

73-74
G4-PR1 Percentage of significant product categories for which  health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement

 

74
FP5 Percentage of production volume manufactured in food safety certified sites 74, 76
Risk assessment and supplier audits 76
Food safety training 76
Safe products Management approach

(DMA)

77
G4-PR1 Percentage of significant product categories for which  health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement 77
Contingency for new risk issues Management approach (DMA) 76
SUSTAINABLE SOURCING Management approach (DMA) 81
Local raw materials Management approach (DMA) 80
G4-EC9 Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation 80
Responsible sourcing procedures Management approach (DMA) 81
G4-EN32 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria 88
G4-LA14 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labour practices criteria 88
G4-HR10 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria 88
Animal welfare Activities in 2017 plan for 2018 82
Sustainable raw materials and packaging Management approach (DMA) 82
G4-HR5 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labour, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labour 80-82, 88 Incidents of child labour have not been identified through supplier audits. Cocoa is the raw material sourced by Orkla for which we assess the highest risk of child labour
G4-HR6 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labour, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour 80-82, 84, 88 Incidents of forced labour have not been identified through supplier audits. Tuna fishing is the raw material sourced by Orkla for which we assess the highest risk of forced labour
G4-HR8 Total number of incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples and actions taken 82 Tropical deforestation involve risk of violating the rights of indigenous people. Orkla is committed to deforestation-free supply chains.
G4-EN33 Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken 80-88
G4-LA15 Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labour practices in the supply chain and actions taken 80-88
G4-HR11 Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken 80-88
G4-EN1 Packaging consumption and share of packaging from renewable materials 88
G4-EN2 Share of recycled and recyclable packaging 88
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGAGEMENT

1The figures for 2017 will be verified by Cemasys during the spring of 2018 and reported to CDP in June 2018

Management approach (DMA) 90-91
Pollution and emissions Management approach (DMA) 91-92
G4-EN21 NOx, SOx and other significant air emissions 98 Cemasys1
G4-EN22 Total water discharge by quality and destination 98 Cemasys1
G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method 98 Cemasys1
G4-EN24 Number and volume of significant spills 98
G4-EN29 Monetary value of significant fines 98
Climate impacts Management approach (DMA) 92
G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1) 97 Cemasys1
G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 2) 97 Cemasys1
G4-EN18 Reduction in greenhouse gas emissions 97 Cemasys1
Effective resource utilisation Management approach (DMA) 85-86, 93
G4-EN3 Energy consumption 97 Cemasys1
G4-EN5 Energy intensity 97 Cemasys1
G4-EN8 Total water withdrawal by source 97 Cemasys1
G4-EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused 97 Cemasys1
Products with environmental benefits Management approach (DMA) 85-86, 94
G4-EN27 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services 83-87, 94-96
CARE FOR PEOPLE AND SOCIETY Management approach (DMA) 100-101
Responsible employer Management approach (DMA) 101-102
LA1 Number of new employee hires and turnover 116
G4-HR5 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents  of child labour, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labour 102 No cases identified
G4-HR6 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labour, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour 102 No cases identified
G4-HR9 Number and share of operations subject to human rights review 102
G4-LA16 Number of grievances about labour issues 102
Employee development and consultation Management approach (DMA) 103
G4-LA9 Average hours of training per year per employee 116 Current reporting proce-dures do not provide the basis for breakdown
G4-LA11 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews 116 Current reporting proce-dures do not provide the basis for breakdown by gender
FP3 Percentage of working time lost due to industrial disputes, strikes and/or lock-outs 103 No industrial conflicts reported
G4-HR4 Operations identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk 103
Diversity and equality Management approach (DMA) 103-104
G4-LA12 Governance bodies and breakdown of employees according to gender, age, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity 116
G4-HR3 Incidents of discrimination 102, 116
Occupational health and safety Management approach (DMA) 106
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 gender 117 Current reporting proce-dures do not provide the basis for breakdown by gender
Integrity Management approach (DMA) 108
G4-SO4 Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures 108, 117
G4-SO5 Confirmed incidents of corruption and action taken 117
G4-SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour, anti-trust  and monopoly practices, and their outcome 117
G4-HR2 Total hours of employee training on human right policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained 116
Stakeholder dialogue Management approach (DMA) 109
G4-HR12 Number of grievances about human rights impacts filed, addressed and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms 102, 116
G4-EN34 Number of grievances about environmental impacts filed, addressed and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms 109
G4-SO11 Number of grievances about impacts on society filed, addressed and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms 109
Society engagement Management approach (DMA) 109-110
G4-SO2 Operations with significant actual or potential negative impacts on local communities 110-112
G4-EC7 Infrastructure investments and services supported 109-111
G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed 112, 117, 137-138, 152, 163-156
G4-EC3 Pension liabilities and other benefits 147-149
G4-EC4 Financial assistance received from government 117
G4-EC6 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community 117
Promote healthy and sustainable consumption Management approach (DMA) 109-110, 112