GRI Content Index

GRI Organizational Mark

General Standard Disclosures

General Standard Disclosures Page Brief Description
Strategy & Analysis
G4-1 Pg 2 Statement form the most senior decision-maker of the organization
Organizational Profile
G4-3 Pg 1 Name of Organization
G4-4 Pg 3 Primary brands, products and services
G4-5 Pg 3 Location of organization’s headquarters
G4-6 Pg 3 Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries where either the organization has significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report
G4-7 Pg 5 Nature of ownership and legal form
G4-8 Pg 3 Markets served
G4-9 Pg 3 Scale of organization
G4-10 Pg 7 Number of employees
G4-11 Pg 8 Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
G4-12 Pg 12 Organization’s supply chain
G4-13 Pg 12 Any significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization’s size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain
G4-14 Pg 14 Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization
G4-15 Pg 7 List externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses
G4-16 Pg 7 Memberships of associations national or international advocacy organizations in which the organization is involved
Identified Material Aspects & Boundaries
G4-17 Pg 5 Entities included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents
G4-18 Pg 4 Process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries
G4-19 Pg 5 Material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content
G4-20 Pg 4 Aspect Boundary within the organization
G4-21 Pg 4 Aspect Boundary outside the organization
G4-22 Pg 4 Effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements
G4-23 Pg 4 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries
Stakeholder Engagement
G4-24 Pg 1 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization
G4-25 Pg 1 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage
G4-26 Pg 8 Organization’s approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process
G4-27 Pg 8 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns
Report Profile
G4-28 Pg 4 Reporting period
G4-29 Sustainability report 2014 Date of most recent previous report
G4-30 Pg 4 Reporting cycle
G4-31 Pg 5 Contact point for questions regarding the report
G4-32 GRI Content Index Report the ‘in accordance’ option the organization has chosen
G4-33 No external assurance External assurance
Governance
G4-34 Pg 5 Governance structure of the organization
Ethics & Integrity
G4-56 Pg 3 & pg 7 Organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behavior
 

Specific Standard Disclosures

Specific Standard Disclosures Page Omission Brief Description

Category: Economic

Material Aspect: Economic Performance
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-EC1 annualreport.bekaert.com/en/financial-review  §5.2. , §5.3.& § 5.5. § 6,12   Direct economic value generated and distributed
G4-EC3 annualreport.bekaert.com/en/financial-review §6.15   Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations
Material Aspect: Procurement Practices
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-EC9 Pg 13   Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation

Category: Environmental

Material Aspect: Energy
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-EN3 Pg 15 Part omitted: energy consumption of 10% of the plants
Reason for omission: Energy data is monitored in a central database, in which 90% of the invoices worldwide is covered. We have the intention to further broaden the scope of invoices in the upcoming years.
Explanation: The information is currently unavailable.
Energy consumption within the organization
G4-EN5 Pg 23 Part omitted: energy consumption of 10% of the plants
Reason for omission: Energy data is monitored in a central database, in which 90% of the invoices worldwide is covered. We have the intention to further broaden the scope of invoices in the upcoming years.
Explanation: The information is currently unavailable.
Energy intensity
G4-EN6 Pg 15   Reduction of energy consumption
Material Aspect: Water
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-EN8 Pg 15   Total water withdrawal by source
Material Aspect: Emissions
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-EN16 Pg 15   Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1)
G4-EN18 Pg 15   Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity
Material Aspect: Effluents & Waste
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-EN22 Pg 15   Total water discharge by quality and destination
Material Aspect: Supplier Environmental Assessment
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-EN32 Pg 13   Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

Category Social

Subcategory: Labor Practices and Decent Work

Material Aspect: Employment
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-LA2 Pg 8   Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant locations of operation
Material Aspect: Occupational Health & Safety
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-LA5 Pg 11   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
G4-LA6 Pg 10 & 11   Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities, by region and by gender
G4-LA8 Pg 8   Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions
Material Aspect: Training & Education
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-LA9 Pg 8 & 9   Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category
G4-LA11 Pg 8   Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category
Material Aspect: Supplier Assessment for Labor Practices
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-LA14 Pg 13   Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria

Subcategory: Human Rights

Material Aspect: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-HR4 Pg 13   Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk, and measures taken to support these rights
Material Aspect: Child Labor
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-HR5 Pg 7 & 13   Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor
Material Aspect: Forced or Compulsory Labor
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-HR6 Pg 7 & 13   Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor
Material Aspect: Supplier Human Rights Assessments
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-HR10 13   Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria

Subcategory: Society

Material Aspect: Anti-corruption
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-SO4 Pg 13   Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures

Subcategory: Product Responsibility

Material Aspect: Customer Privacy
G4-DMA Pg 5    
G4-PR8 Pg 12   Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data