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GRI Standards reference Disclosure Page reference in Annual report
GRI 102: General Disclosures 2016
Organizational Profile
102-1 Name of the organization Front cover
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services 10-11 (Umicore at a glance); 15-18 (Business model)
102-3 Location of headquarters Inside back cover; back cover
102-4 Location of operations 10-11 (Umicore at a glance); 185 (Social statements: S2)
102-5 Ownership and legal form Back cover
102-6 Markets served 10-11 (Umicore at a glance); 22-27 (Economic review)
102-7 Scale of the organization 10-11 (Umicore at a glance); 183-185 (Social statements: S2); 92 (Economic and financial statements: consolidated balance sheet)
102-8 Information on employees and other workers 183-185 (Social statements: S2)
102-9 Supply chain 28-30 (Value chain and society review), 196-198 (Value chain statements: V2-V4)
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain 22-27 (Economic review), 198-199 (Value chain statements: V5)
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach 37-38 (Risk management and internal control); 40-44 (Key risks and opportunities)
102-12 External initiatives COSO; OECD Guidelines; ILO Human Rights; SRI, FTSE; PACI; GRI; IIRC
102-13 Membership of associations 56 (Stakeholder engagement)
Strategy
102-14 A statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization 6-9 (CEO and Chairman's review)
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities 40-44 (Key risks and opportunities)
Ethics and Integrity
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior The Umicore Way; Code of Conduct; 37-38 (Risk management and internal control); 53-57 (Stakeholder engagement); 69 (Corporate governance statements: G1),75 (Corporate governance statements:G9); 189 (Social statements: S5)
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Code of Conduct; 189 (Social statements: S5)
Governance
102-18 Governance structure 69-72 (Corporate governance statements: G2, G4, G5); 62-67 (Management approach)
102-19 Delegating authority 62-67 (Management approach)
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and Social and societal topics 49-50 (Excutive Committee); 62-67 (Management approach)
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and Social and societal topics 53-57 (Stakeholder engagement); 58-61 (Materiality)
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees 45-48 (Board of Directors); 69 (Corporate governance statements: G2)
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body 45-48 (Board of Directors); 69 (Corporate governance statements: G2)
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body 70-72 (Corporate governance statements: G4)
102-25 Conflicts of interest 74-75 (Corporate governance statements :G7, G9-G11); Corporate Governance Charter; Code of Conduct
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy 69 (Corporate governance statements: G2)
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body 70-72 (Corporate governance statements: G4)
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body’s performance 70-72 (Corporate governance statements: G4)
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and Social and societal impacts 37-38 (Risk management and internal control); 40-44 (Key risks and opportunities); 53-57 (Stakeholder engagement); 58-61 (Materiality); 62-67 (Management approach)
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes 37-38 (Risk management and internal control)
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and Social and societal topics 39-44 (Risk management and internal control); 62-67 (Management approach); 70-72 (Corporate governance statements: G4)
102-32 Highest governance body’s role in sustainability reporting 62-67 (Management approach)
102-33 Communicating critical concerns 53-57 (Stakeholder engagement); 69-75 (Corporate governance statements: G1, G3, G9, G10, G11); Corporate Governance Charter; Code of Conduct
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns not reported
102-35 Remuneration policies 76-83 (Remuneration report); Corporate Governance Charter; Code of Conduct
102-36 Process for determining remuneration 76-83 (Remuneration report); Corporate Governance Charter; Code of Conduct
102-37 Stakeholders’ involvement in remuneration 76-83 (Remuneration report); Corporate Governance Charter; Code of Conduct
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio not reported
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio not reported
Stakeholder engagement
102-40 List of stakeholder groups 53-57 (Stakeholder engagement)
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements 188 (Social statements: S4)
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders 53-57 (Stakeholder engagement)
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement 53-57 (Stakeholder engagement)
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised 53-57 (Stakeholder engagement); 58-61 (Materiality)
Reporting practice
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements 10-11 (Umicore at a glance); 22-36 (Performance review); 69 (Corporate governance statements: G2); 110-111, 127-128 (Economic and financial statements: F5, F17)
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries 58-61 (Materiality); 62-67 (Management Approach)
102-47 List of material topics 58-61 (Materiality); 62-67 (Management Approach)
102-48 Restatements of information 62-67 (Management approach); 171 (Environmental statements: E1); 182, 189, 192 (Social statements: S1, S6, S7); 197 (Value chain statements: V4); 204 (About this report)
102-49 Changes in reporting 182,189,192 (Social statements: S1, S6, S7); 171-175 (Environmental statements: E1, E2, E3); 196, 197, 200 (Value chain statements: V1, V4, V6); 204 (About this report)
102-50 Reporting period Front cover; Inside front cover; 204 (About this report)
102-51 Date of most recent report Annual report website
102-52 Reporting cycle Front cover; Inside front cover; Annual report website
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Inside back cover; General: stakeholder@umicore.com; Financial: evelien.goovaerts@umicore.com; Social: mark.dolfyn@umicore.com; Environmental: Bert.swennen@umicore.com
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards Inside front cover; 204 (About this report)
102-55 GRI content index This page; 204 (About this report)
102-56 External assurance 202-203 (Assurance report)
GRI 103: Management Approach 2016
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary 62-67 (Management Approach)
103-2 The management approach and its components 62-67 (Management Approach)
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach 62-67 (Management Approach)
GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed 51 (Key figures); 10-11 (Umicore at a glance); 57 (Stakeholder engagement); 117-119,161-162 (Economic and financial statements: F8, F9, F39)
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans 139-145 (Economic and financial statements: F27)
201-4 Financial assistance received from government 55 (Stakeholder engagement)
GRI 202: Market Presence 2016
202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community Similar scope covered in 183-185 (Social statements: S2)
GRI 203: Indirect Economic Impacts 2016
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported 51 (Key figures); 54-55 (Stakeholder engagement); 179 (Environmental statements: E7); 200-201 (Value chain statements: V6)
GRI 205: Anti-corruption 2016
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption 37-38 (Risk management and internal control); 55 (Stakeholder engagement); Umicore is signatory of Partnering Against Corruption Initiative
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures All employees receive informal training on the Code of Conduct when joining the company
GRI 206: Anti-competitive Behavior 2016
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices 160 (Economic and financial statements: F36)
GRI 301: Materials 2016
301-2 Recycled input materials used 10-11(Umicore at a glance); 198-199 (Value chain statements: V5)
GRI 302: Energy 2016
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization 175-177 (Environmental statements: E4)
302-3 Energy intensity 175-177 (Environmental statements: E4)
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption 175-177 (Environmental statements: E4)
GRI 305: Emissions 2016
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions 174-175 (Environmental statements: E3)
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions 174-175 (Environmental statements: E3)
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur oxides (SOx), and other significant air emissions 171-174 (Environmental statements: E2)
GRI 308: Supplier Environmental Assessment 2016
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken 28-30 (Value chain and society); 196-198 (Value chain statements: V2-V4)
GRI 401: Employment 2016
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover 10-11 (Umicore at a glance); 51 (Key figures); 33-36 (Great place to work review); 183-187 (Social statements: S2; S3)
GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2016
403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees 188 (Social statements: S4)
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities 51 (Key figures); 33-36 (Great place to work review); 189-194 (Social statements: S6, S7)
403-4 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions 188 (Social statements: S4); Code of Conduct
GRI 404: Training and Education 2016
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee 51 (Key figures); 33-36 (Great place to work review); 186-187 (Social statements: S3)
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs 33-36 (Great place to work review); 186-187 (Social statements: S3); JUMPing across borders online case study
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews 186-187 (Social statements: S3)
GRI 405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity 2016
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees 33-36 (Great place to work review); 70-72 (Corporate governance statements: G4); 183-185 (Social statements: S2)
GRI 408: Child Labor 2016
408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor This element is taken into account as part of the objective on “Sustainable supply”; see 28-30 (Value and society review); 196-198 (Value chain statements V2-V4 for approach toward sustainable supply); Ensuring sustainable cobalt sourcing online case study
GRI 409: Forced or Compulsory Labor 2016
409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor This element is taken into account as part of the objective on “Sustainable supply”; see 28-30 (Value and society review); 196-198 (Value chain statements V2-V4); Ensuring sustainable cobalt sourcing online case study
GRI 414: Supplier Social Assessment 2016
414-2 Negative Social and societal impacts in the supply chain and actions taken 28-30 (Value and society review); 196-198 (Value chain statements V2-V4)
GRI 416: Customer Health and Safety 2016
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories 199 (Value chain statements: V5)
GRI 417: Marketing and Labeling 2016
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling 199 (Value chain statements: V5)
Other material aspects reported
  Criticality of raw materials To complement the reporting on GRI 308: Supplier Environmental Assessment and GRI 414: Supplier Social Assessment. See 28-30 (Value and society review); 196-198 (Value chain statements: V2-V4)
  Sustainable products and services To complement reporting on GRI 301: Materials See 28-30 (Value chain and society); 198-199 (Value chain statements: V5)
  Process safety To complement reporting on GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety. See 194 (Social statements: S8)
  Metal emissions to air and water To complement reporting on GRI 305: Emissions. See 171-174 (Environmental statements: E2)

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