Sustainability Report 2020

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GRI index

GRI 101: Foundation 2016
GRI 102: General Disclosures 2016

Organizational profile

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

102-1

 

Name of the organization

 

A leading global supplier of plastic & foam solutions

 

 

102-2

 

Activities, brands, products and services

 

A leading global supplier of plastic & foam solutions

Our value chain in detail

 

 

102-3

 

Location of headquarters

 

A leading global supplier of plastic & foam solutions

 

 

102-4

 

Location of operations

 

A leading global supplier of plastic & foam solutions

 

 

102-5

 

Ownership and legal form

 

Who we are & what we do

 

 

102-6

 

Markets served

 

A leading global supplier of plastic & foam solutions

Our value chain in detail

 

 

102-7

 

Scale of the organization

 

A leading global supplier of plastic & foam solutions

 

Only limited information is available (e.g. total capitalization and equity).

102-8

 

Information on employees and other workers

 

A culture of working together

Performance overview

 

No information is available at present on employment contracts and employment relationships.

102-9

 

Supply chain

 

Our value chain in detail

 

 

102-10

 

Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain

 

A leading global supplier of plastic & foam solutions

About this report

 

 

102-11

 

Precautionary Principle or approach

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

102-12

 

External initiatives

 

Our contribution to sustainable development

 

 

102-13

 

Membership of associations

 

Memberships & initiatives

 

The associations and interest groups stated provide a rough overview and the list is not exhaustive.

Strategy

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

102-14

 

Statement from senior decision-maker

 

“It’s in our hands.”

 

 

Ethics and integrity

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

102-16

 

Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior

 

Clear values & principles

Minimum standards, no ifs or buts

Performance overview

 

 

102-17

 

Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics

 

Clear values & principles

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

Governance

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

102-18

 

Governance structure

 

Integrating sustainability into our everyday life

 

 

102-20

 

Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics

 

Integrating sustainability into our everyday life

 

 

102-21

 

Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics

 

A strategy for a better tomorrow

An overview of our key topics

 

 

102-22

 

Composition of the highest governance body and its committees

 

Integrating sustainability into our everyday life

 

 

102-23

 

Chair of the highest governance body

 

Integrating sustainability into our everyday life

 

 

102-24

 

Nominating and selecting the highest governance body

 

Integrating sustainability into our everyday life

 

 

102-26

 

Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy

 

Integrating sustainability into our everyday life

 

 

102-27

 

Collective knowledge of highest governance body

 

Integrating sustainability into our everyday life

 

 

102-29

 

Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts

 

Our value chain in detail

 

 

102-31

 

Review of economic, environmental, and social topics

 

An overview of our key topics

 

 

102-32

 

Highest governance body’s role in sustainability reporting

 

Integrating sustainability into our everyday life

 

 

Stakeholder engagement

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

102-40

 

List of stakeholder groups

 

Our stakeholders

 

 

102-41

 

Collective bargaining agreements

 

A culture of working together

 

 

102-42

 

Identifying and selecting stakeholders

 

Our stakeholders

 

 

102-43

 

Approach to stakeholder engagement

 

An overview of our key topics

Employees

Lifelong learning

Our stakeholders

 

 

102-44

 

Key topics and concerns raised

 

A strategy for a better tomorrow

An overview of our key topics

 

 

Reporting practice

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

102-45

 

Entities included in the consolidated financial statements

 

About this report

 

 

102-46

 

Defining report content and topic Boundaries

 

An overview of our key topics

 

 

102-47

 

List of material topics

 

An overview of our key topics

 

 

102-48

 

Restatements of information

 

About this report

 

 

102-49

 

Changes in reporting

 

About this report

 

 

102-50

 

Reporting period

 

About this report

 

 

102-51

 

Date of most recent report

 

About this report

 

 

102-52

 

Reporting cycle

 

About this report

 

 

102-53

 

Contact point for questions regarding the report

 

About this report

 

 

102-54

 

Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards

 

About this report

 

 

102-55

 

GRI Content Index

 

GRI index

 

 

102-56

 

External assurance

 

About this report

Assurance Statement

 

 

Economic topics

Economic performance

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016

201-1

 

Direct economic value generated and distributed

 

A leading global supplier of plastic & foam solutions

 

Only limited information on economic performance can be provided.

201-2

 

Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

Only limited information is available.

Anti-corruption

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

GRI 205: Anti-corruption 2016

205-1

 

Operations assessed for risks related to corruption

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

205-2

 

Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

205-3

 

Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

Anti-competitive behavior

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

GRI 206: Anti-competitive behavior 2016

206-1

 

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

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

Environmental topics

Materials

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Our challenge: circular economy

The future: secondary materials

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Our challenge: circular economy

The future: secondary materials

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Our challenge: circular economy

The future: secondary materials

 

 

GRI 301: Materials 2016

301-1

 

Materials used by weight or volume

 

The future: secondary materials

Performance overview

 

 

301-2

 

Recycled input materials used

 

Performance overview

 

 

Energy

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Our challenge: climate protection

Energy

Slamming on the CO2 brakes

On the right track for energy efficiency

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Our challenge: climate protection

Energy

Slamming on the CO2 brakes

On the right track for energy efficiency

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Our challenge: climate protection

Energy

Slamming on the CO2 brakes

On the right track for energy efficiency

 

 

GRI 302: Energy 2016

302-1

 

Energy consumption within the organization

 

Slamming on the CO2 brakes

Becoming a carbon neutral company

Performance overview

 

 

302-3

 

Energy intensity

 

On the right track for energy efficiency

Performance overview

 

 

302-4

 

Reduction of energy consumption

 

On the right track for energy efficiency

Performance overview

 

 

Water and Effluents

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018

303-1

 

Interactions with water as a shared resource

 

Conserving water

 

 

303-2

 

Management of water discharge-related impacts

 

Conserving water

 

 

303-3

 

Water withdrawal

 

Conserving water

Performance overview

 

 

303-4

 

Water discharge

 

Conserving water

Performance overview

 

 

303-5

 

Water consumption

 

Conserving water

Performance overview

 

 

Emissions

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Our challenge: climate protection

Procurement

The future: secondary materials

Transport

Smart logistics: the key to global trade

Energy

Slamming on the CO2 brakes

On the right track for energy efficiency

Science Based Targets by 2023

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Our challenge: climate protection

Procurement

The future: secondary materials

Transport

Smart logistics: the key to global trade

Energy

Slamming on the CO2 brakes

On the right track for energy efficiency

Science Based Targets by 2023

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Our challenge: climate protection

Procurement

The future: secondary materials

Transport

Smart logistics: the key to global trade

Energy

Slamming on the CO2 brakes

On the right track for energy efficiency

Science Based Targets by 2023

 

 

GRI 305: Emissions 2016

305-1

 

Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions

 

On the right track for energy efficiency

Performance overview

About this report

 

 

305-2

 

Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions

 

On the right track for energy efficiency

Performance overview

About this report

 

 

305-3

 

Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions

 

The future: secondary materials

Smart logistics: the key to global trade

On the right track for energy efficiency

Performance overview

About this report

 

 

305-4

 

GHG emissions intensity

 

On the right track for energy efficiency

Performance overview

 

 

305-5

 

Reduction of GHG emissions

 

On the right track for energy efficiency

Performance overview

 

 

305-6

 

Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)

 

On the right track for energy efficiency

 

 

Waste

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 306: Waste 2020

306-1

 

Waste generation and significant waste-related impacts

 

Waste

Waste is not to be thrown away

Use-Phase Products

End-of-Life Products

 

 

306-2

 

Management of significant waste-related impacts

 

Waste

Waste is not to be thrown away

 

 

306-3

 

Waste generated

 

Waste is not to be thrown away

Performance overview

 

 

306-5

 

Waste directed to disposal

 

Waste is not to be thrown away

Performance overview

 

 

Environmental Compliance

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

GRI 307: Environmental compliance 2016

307-1

 

Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

Supplier Environmental Assessment

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Procurement

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Procurement

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Procurement

 

 

GRI 308: Supplier Environmental Assessment 2016

308-1

 

New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

 

Minimum standards, no ifs or buts

Performance overview

 

At present, we do not differentiate between new and existing suppliers.

308-2

 

Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

 

Minimum standards, no ifs or buts

Performance overview

 

 

Social topics

Employment

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

A culture of working together

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

A culture of working together

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

A culture of working together

 

 

GRI 401: Employment 2016

401-1

 

New employee hires and employee turnover

 

A culture of working together

Performance overview

 

Information on the breakdown by region cannot currently be provided.

Occupational Health and Safety

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018

403-1

 

Occupational health and safety management system

 

Health & Occupational Safety

Overcoming Covid-19 together

Performance overview

 

 

403-2

 

Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigation

 

Health & Occupational Safety

Overcoming Covid-19 together

 

 

403-3

 

Occupational health services

 

Group health & safety strategy

 

 

403-4

 

Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safety

 

Group health & safety strategy

 

 

403-5

 

Worker training on occupational health and safety

 

Group health & safety strategy

 

 

403-6

 

Promotion of worker health

 

Group health & safety strategy

 

 

403-7

 

Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships

 

Group health & safety strategy

 

 

403-8

 

Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system

 

Group health & safety strategy

 

 

403-9

 

Work-related injuries

 

Group health & safety strategy

Performance overview

 

 

403-10

 

Work-related ill health

 

 

No information is currently available. However, it should be possible to provide it in the next reporting cycle.

Training and Education

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Our challenge: employees fit for the future

Employees

Dialog with our employees

Training & Further Education

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Our challenge: employees fit for the future

Employees

Dialog with our employees

Training & Further Education

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Our challenge: employees fit for the future

Employees

Dialog with our employees

Training & Further Education

 

 

GRI 404: Training and Education 2016

404-1

 

Average hours of training per year per employee

 

Lifelong learning

Performance overview

 

 

404-2

 

Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs

 

Lifelong learning

Performance overview

 

 

404-3

 

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews

 

Dialog with our employees

Performance overview

 

Education hours by employment relationship cannot currently be provided.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Our challenge: employees fit for the future

A culture of working together

Diversity

Diversity must be promoted, protected and appreciated

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Our challenge: employees fit for the future

A culture of working together

Diversity

Diversity must be promoted, protected and appreciated

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Our challenge: employees fit for the future

A culture of working together

Diversity

Diversity must be promoted, protected and appreciated

 

 

GRI 405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity 2016

405-1

 

Diversity of governance bodies and employees

 

A culture of working together

Diversity must be promoted, protected and appreciated

Performance overview

 

Only limited information is available.

405-2

 

Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men

 

Diversity must be promoted, protected and appreciated

 

No information.

Non-discrimination

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Our challenge: employees fit for the future

A culture of working together

Diversity

Diversity must be promoted, protected and appreciated

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Our challenge: employees fit for the future

A culture of working together

Diversity

Diversity must be promoted, protected and appreciated

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Our challenge: employees fit for the future

A culture of working together

Diversity

Diversity must be promoted, protected and appreciated

 

 

GRI 406: Non-discrimination 2016

406-1

 

Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken

 

Diversity must be promoted, protected and appreciated

 

 

Child Labor

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

GRI 408: Child Labor

408-1

 

Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

Minimum standards, no ifs or buts

Performance overview

 

Only limited information is available.

Supplier Social Assessment

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Procurement

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Procurement

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Procurement

 

 

GRI 414: Supplier Social Assessment 2016

414-1

 

New suppliers that were screened using social criteria

 

Minimum standards, no ifs or buts

Performance overview

 

At present, we do not differentiate between new and existing suppliers.

414-2

 

Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

 

Minimum standards, no ifs or buts

Performance overview

 

 

Customer Health and Safety

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

GRI 416: Customer Health and Safety

416-2

 

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

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

Only limited information is available.

Socioeconomic Compliance

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

GRI 419: Socioeconomic Compliance 2016

419-1

 

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

 

Managing risks with the precautionary principle

 

 

Own topics

Community

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Social Commitment

Social commitment as matter of course

Performance overview

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

Social Commitment

Social commitment as matter of course

Performance overview

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Social Commitment

Social commitment as matter of course

Performance overview

 

 

Research and Development

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

2020 – The world has been turned upside-down

A strategy for a better tomorrow

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

2020 – The world has been turned upside-down

A strategy for a better tomorrow

 

 

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

 

 

In the future, the effectiveness of the management approach will be measured by whether the respective objectives are met.

Customer satisfaction

GRI standard

 

Link

 

Comment

GRI 103: Management Approach 2016

103-1

 

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

An overview of our key topics

Clear values & principles

 

 

103-2

 

The management approach and its components

 

An overview of our key topics

Clear values & principles

 

The management approach and its components are determined at division level.

103-3

 

Evaluation of the management approach

 

 

 

The effectiveness of the management approach is constantly being assessed by communicating with customers and evaluating complaints.