GRI index

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* Core indicator
The GRI index includes the indicators fully or partially reported.
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1 Strategy and Analysis
1.1 CEO's statement CEO's review
1.2 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities Strategy
CEO's review
Risk management
2 Organizational profile
2.1 Name of the organization Kemira in brief
2.2 Primary brands, products and services Market and customer segments
Kemira in brief
2.3 Operational structure Financial statements
2.4 Location of organization's headquarters This is Kemira
2.5 Countries where the organization operates Geographic areas
Market and customer segments
Sustainability reporting scope
2.6 Nature of ownership and legal form Corporate governance
Shares and shareholders
2.7 Markets served Kemira in brief
Market and customer segments
2.8 Scale of reporting organization Key figures
2.9 Significant changes during the reporting period Board of Directors' review No significant changes in 2012.
2.10 Awards received in the reporting period No significant awards in 2012.
3 Report Parameters
3.1 Reporting period Sustainability reporting scope
3.2 Date of most recent report Sustainability reporting scope
3.3 Reporting cycle Sustainability reporting scope
3.4 Contact point for questions regarding the report Contacts
3.5 Process for defining report content Sustainability reporting scope
3.6 Boundary of the report Sustainability reporting scope
3.7 Limitations on the scope or boundary of the report Sustainability reporting scope
3.8 Basis for reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries, leased facilities, and outsourced operations Sustainability reporting scope
3.9 Data measurement techniques and the bases of calculations Sustainability reporting scope
3.10 Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports Sustainability reporting scope
3.11 Significant changes from previous reporting periods Sustainability reporting scope
3.12 GRI content index GRI index
3.13 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report. Assurance statement
4 Governance, commitments and engagement
4.1 Governance structure of the organization Corporate Governance
4.2 Position of the Chairman of the Board Board of Directors
4.3 Independence of the Board members Board of Directors
4.4 Mechanism for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the Board Shareholders' meeting
4.5 Executive compensation and linkage to organization’s performance Management compensation Management Board compensation is linked to performance related to the economic factors.
4.6 Processes in place to avoid conflicts of interest Corporate Governance
4.7 Processes for determining the composition, qualifications, and expertise of the Board members Nomination Board
4.8 Mission, values, code of conduct and principles, and the status of their implementation Responsible business conduct and compliance
Managing people processes
4.9 Procedures of the Board for overseeing the organization's risk identification and management. Board committees
4.10 Processes for evaluating the Board’s performance Board of Directors
4.11 Explanation of how the precautionary principle is addressed Risk management
4.12 Externally developed charters, initiatives, and principles to which the organization endorses External initiatives
4.13 Memberships in associations External initiatives
4.14 Stakeholder groups engaged by the organization Stakeholder engagement
4.15 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders Stakeholder engagement
4.16 Approaches to stakeholder engagement Stakeholder engagement
4.17 Key topics and concerns raised through stakeholder engagement Materiality matrix
Developing a new organization
Stakeholder engagement
5 Management approach and performance indicators
Economic performance
Management approach to economic responsibility Creating long-term value
EC1* Direct economic value generated and distributed Creating long-term value
EC3* Coverage of defined benefit plan obligations Financial statements
EC4* Significant subsidies received from government Financial statements
EC5 Range of ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation Employee facts and figures Kemira always pays at least minimum wage in all locations, independent of gender or any other factors.
EC9 Significant indirect impacts Creating long-term value
Environmental performance
Management approach to environmental responsibility Environmental management
Sustainability management
EN1* Materials used by weight or volume Environmental impact of the supply chain
EN2* Materials used that are recycled input materials Environmental impact of the supply chain
EN3* Direct energy consumption Environmental data
Energy and climate
EN4* Indirect energy consumption Environmental data
EN5 Energy saved due to conservation and efficiency improvements Energy efficiency
EN6 Initiatives to provide energy-efficient or renewable energy based products and services and reductions achieved New Product Development process
EN7 Initiatives to reduce indirect energy consumption and reductions achieved Energy efficiency
EN8* Total water withdrawal Water efficiency
Environmental data
EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water Water efficiency
EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused. Water efficiency
EN11* Land owned, leased, and managed in areas of high biodiversity value or protected areas Environmental management
EN13 Habitats protected or restored Environmental management
EN14 Strategies, actions, and future plans for managing impacts on biodiversity Environmental management
EN16* Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions Environmental data
EN18 Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emission and reductions achieved Energy and climate
EN20* NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions Environmental data
EN21* Total water discharge Water efficiency
Environmental data
EN22* Total weight of waste Environmental data
EN26* Initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts of products and services New Product Development process
Carbon footprint and carbon disclosure
Environmental management
EN28* Significant fines and sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations Environmental data
EN29 Significant environmental impacts of transportation Environmental impact of the supply chain
EN30 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments Environmental data
Social performance
Management approach to labor aspects Managing people processes
LA1* Breakdown of workforce Employee facts and figures
LA2 New hires and employee turnover Employee facts and figures
LA5 Minimum notice period(s) regarding significant operational changes, including whether it is specified in collective agreements Developing a new organization
LA7* Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities Occupational health and safety
Environmental data
LA10 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category Process safety
Performance management and leadership development
LA11* Programmes for skills management and lifelong learning Performance management and leadership development
LA12 Employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews Performance management and leadership development
LA13* Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees Employee facts and figures
LA15 Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender Employee facts and figures
Human rights performance
Management approach to human rights Managing people processes
Responsible business conduct and compliance
Supply chain management
HR1 Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements and contracts that include clauses incorporating human rights concerns, or that have undergone human rights screening No significant investment agreements or contracts in 2012.
HR2* Suppliers and contractors that have undergone human rights screening Supply chain management
HR3 Total hours of employee training on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained Responsible business conduct and compliance
Supply chain management
HR4 Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken. Compliance No cases of discrimination have come to Kemira's attention during 2012.
HR11 Number of grievances related to human rights filed, addressed and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms. Compliance No cases of grievances have come to Kemira's attention during 2012.
Society performance
Management approach to societal aspects Responsible business conduct and compliance
SO1* Operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs. Community involvement
SO2 Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption. Compliance
SO3 Percentage of employees trained in organization's anti-corruption policies and procedures. Responsible business conduct and compliance
SO4 Actions taken in response to incidents of corruption. Compliance No incidents of corruption have come to Kemira's attention during 2012.
SO5* Public policy positions and participation in public policy development and lobbying Compliance
Kemira engaging in water forums throughout the year
SO6 Contributions to political parties, politicians, and related institutions Compliance
SO7 Legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices Compliance
SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for noncompliance with laws and regulations. Compliance No significant fines or non-monetary sanctions have come to Kemira's attention during 2012.
SO9 Significant potential or actual negative impacts on local communities Process safety
SO10 Prevention and mitigation measures for operations with significant potential or actual negative impact on local communities Process safety
Development at sites
Product responsibility performance
Management approach to product responsibility Product safety
Customer feedback and interaction
PR1* Assessment of health and safety impacts of products and services at various life cycle stages Product safety
New Product Development process
PR3* Product information required by procedures Product safety
PR4 Non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product information and labelling Product safety
PR5 Practices related to customer satisfaction Customer feedback and interaction
PR6* Adherence to marketing communications laws, standards and voluntary codes Customer feedback and interaction
PR7 Incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications. Customer feedback and interaction
PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for noncompliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services. Product safety No significant fines have come to Kemira's attention during 2012.