Sustainability targets

Based on the materiality analysis conducted in 2011, Kemira defined its sustainability priorities and targets as part of its sustainability management process. The sustainability targets were approved by the Management Board in the third quarter of 2012. The targets, KPIs and status at year-end 2012 are presented in the table below.

Sustainability commitment Sustainability targets Status at year-end 2012 KPI for performance measurement
“We work together with responsible suppliers, distributors and agents” Effective use of Code of Conduct for Suppliers, Distributors and Agents (CoC-SDA) in all relevant supplier relationships by the end of 2013 CoC-SDA approved by the Management Board in Q4 2012, and implementation started immediately Supplier contracts with signed CoC-SDA for Business Partners as attachment, %
Active Supplier Performance management program in place by the end of 2013 Suppliers performance criteria and expectations defined

Quarterly follow-up of supplier performance started in Q3 2012

The average performance rate of the core suppliers was 95.5%

The share of suppliers at performance rate below 80% was 14.3%. Review, track and corrective actions are planned with those suppliers which count for 50% of the total low performing suppliers’ spend/volume.
Average performance of core suppliers (75% of spend), performance rate %

Share of reviewed suppliers under certain performance level with agreed corrective actions, %

Number of supplier audits per year
“We require ethical  behavior from our employees” All Kemira employees covered by Kemira Code of Conduct (CoC) training by the end of 2013 Updated Kemira Code of Conduct was approved by the Board of Directors in Q4 2012

Kemira Code of Conduct is part of the employee induction process and documentation
Kemira employees completed Kemira CoC training, %
“We enhance performance management” All Kemira employees covered by the global Performance Management process by the end of 2014 55% of the employees covered the global Performance Management process Kemira employees covered by the global  Performance Management process, %
“We promote leadership development” Every people manager participates in leadership development programs at least once every 3 years, first target period 2013–2015 Leadership development focus has been on change management

20 % of people managers participated in leadership training
People managers covered by global leadership programs, %
“We improve occupational health & safety” Achieve zero accidents TRI = 8.5 Total Recordable Incidents (TRI) employees and contractors
“We improve water efficiency in manufacturing” Baseline analyzed and water efficiency program defined by the end of 2014 Project to assess water efficiency opportunities and development of water management program to be started in 2013. To be defined by the end of 2014
“We improve energy efficiency in manufacturing” Baseline set and the energy efficiency index defined by the end of 2013 In 2012, 7 site audits and about 50 follow-up audits were conducted. This resulted 159 identified new improvement cases. During 2012, 136 improvement cases were implemented.

Total savings achieved 2,100 k€

Cumulative since 2010: 26 sites audited representing 92% of total energy consumption, and 825 potential improvement cases indentified of which 317 cases were implemented. Total savings achieved 5,800 k€
To be defined by the end of 2013
"We develop and propose sustainable solutions for our customers” Sustainability and safety aspects considered in all New Product Development (NPD) projects by the end of 2014 Sustainability and safety criteria defined, and sustainability check template included in project’s gate material All new projects apply the sustainability check in Gate 1, %

Existing projects apply the sustainability check in Gates 2–4, 
Local Communities
“We are involved in communities where we operate” Each Kemira site with over 50 employees has participated in local community involvement initiatives at least once by the end of 2015 38% of targeted sites with community involvement activities

37 sites participated in community involvement activities, of which 11 sites with over 50 employees
Kemira sites with local community initiatives, %