Criteria

Guidance

Section
Detail
B/D
Criteria
Policy
Environmental policy
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The company shares its environmental policies.
Depth
Environmental policy includes water.
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Environmental policy includes climate change.
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Environmental policy includes energy.
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Environmental policy includes biodiversity.
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Environmental policy includes waste management.
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Environmental policy includes hazardous materials.
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Environmental policy includes responsible sourcing.
Social policy
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The company shares its social policies.
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Social policy includes human rights issues.
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Social policy includes product safety.
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Social policy includes customer privacy.
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Social policy includes stakeholder engagement.
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Social policy includes data security.
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Social policy includes customer/community related issues.
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Social policy includes child labor.
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Social policy includes forced labor.
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Social policy includes freedom of association.
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Social policy includes non discrimination.
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Social policy includes diversity and inclusion.
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Social policy includes gender equality.
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Social policy includes labor privacy.
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Social policy includes health and safety.
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Social policy includes human resources development.
Governance policy
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The company shares its governance policies.
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Governance policy includes board diversity issues.
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Governance policy includes risk management.
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Governance policy includes Supplier Code of Conduct.
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Governance policy includes business ethics.
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Governance policy includes anti-corruption.
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Governance policy incudes executive compensation.
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Governance policy includes donations.
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Governance policy includes related party transactions.
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Governance policy includes succession planning.
Supply chain policy
Breadth
The company shares its Supplier Code of Conduct.
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Supplier Code of Conduct includes environmental issues.
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Supplier Code of Conduct includes social issues.
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Supplier Code of Conduct includes governance issues.
Stakeholder Engagement
Stakeholder map
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The company shares its stakeholder map.
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The shared stakeholder map includes Environment.
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The shared stakeholder map includes Public/Media.
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The shared stakeholder map includes Community.
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The shared stakeholder map includes NGOs.
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The shared stakeholder map includes Government.
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The shared stakeholder map includes Customers.
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The shared stakeholder map includes Supply Chain.
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The shared stakeholder map includes Employees.
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The shared stakeholder map includes Shareholders.
Stakeholder objectives
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The company shares objectives for its stakeholders.
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The company shares objectives for Environment.
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The company shares objectives for Public/Media.
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The company shares objectives for NGOs.
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The company shares objectives for Community.
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The company shares objectives for Government.
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The company shares objectives for Customers.
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The company shares objectives for Supply Chain.
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The company shares objectives for Employees.
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The company shares objectives for Shareholders.
Materiality
Materiality matrix
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The company shares process for selecting material issues.
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The company shares list of material issues.
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The shared list of material issues includes environmental issues.
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The shared list of material issues includes social issues.
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The shared list of material issues includes issues related to governance.
Breadth
The company shares its materiality matrix.
Depth
The company shares assessment of material issues for company.
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The company shares assessment of material issues for stakeholders.
KPIs
Environmental KPIs
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The company shares its environmental KPIs.
Depth
The company shares its KPIs related to water.
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The company shares its KPIs related to climate change/emissions.
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The company shares its KPIs related to energy.
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The company shares its KPIs related to waste management.
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The company shares its KPIs related to biodiversity.
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The company shares its KPIs related to hazardous materials.
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The company shares its KPIs related to responsible sourcing.
Social KPIs
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The company shares its social KPIs.
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The company shares its KPIs related to diversity.
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The company shares its KPIs related to health and safety.
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The company shares its KPIs related to gender equality.
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The company shares its KPIs related to product responsibility.
Governance KPIs
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The company shares its governance KPIs.
Depth
The company shares its board diversity KPIs.
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The company shares its KPIs related to age diversity.
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The company shares its KPIs related to tenure diversity.
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The company shares its KPIs related to experience diversity.
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The company shares its KPIs related to gender diversity.
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The company shares its KPIs related to geographical diversity.
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The company shares its KPIs related to race diversity.
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The company shares its KPIs related to background/education diversity.
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The company shares its KPIs related to stakeholder relations diversity.
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The company shares its executive compensation KPIs.
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The company shares its financial KPIs related to executive compensation.
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The company shares its non-financial KPIs related to executive compensation.
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The company shares its environmental KPIs related to executive compensation.
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The company shares its social KPIs related to executive compensation.
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The company shares its governance KPIs related to executive compensation.
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The company shares its compliance KPIs.
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The company shares its KPIs related to ethics.
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The company shares its KPIs related to anti-corruption.
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The company shares its KPIs related to supplier code of conduct.
Targets
Environmental Targets
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The company shares its environmental targets.
Depth
The company shares its targets related to water.
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The company shares its targets related to climate change/emissions.
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The company shares its targets related to energy.
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The company shares its targets related to waste management.
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The company shares its targets related to biodiversity.
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The company shares its targets related to hazardous materials.
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The company shares its targets related to responsible sourcing.
Env. Targets for Value Chain
Breadth
The company shares its environmental targets for value chain.
Environmental Stewardship
Breadth
The company shares its targets for environmental stewardship.
Social Targets
Breadth
The company shares its social targets.
Depth
The company shares its targets related to diversity and inclusion.
Depth
The company shares its targets related to health and safety.
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The company shares its targets related to human rights and labor practices.
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The company shares its targets related to product design and portfolio.
Social Targets for Value Chain
Breadth
The company shares its social targets for value chain.
Community Empowerment
Breadth
The company shares its targets for community empowerment.
Governance Targets
Breadth
The company shares its governance targets.
Depth
The company shares its targets related to board diversity.
Depth
The company shares its targets related to executive compensation.
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The company shares its targets related to compliance.
Value Chain
Breadth
The company shares its governance targets for value chain.
Stewardship
Breadth
The company shares its targets for partnership for goals.
Strategy
Business model
Breadth
The company shares its value creation process visually.
Breadth
The company shares its business model.
Depth
The company shares its assessment of human resources as a capital.
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The company shares its assessment of financial resources as a capital.
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The company shares its assessment of manufactured resources as a capital.
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The company shares its assessment of natural resources as a capital.
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The company shares its assessment of relationship resources as a capital.
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The company shares its assessment of intellectual resources as a capital.
Strategy link with SDGs
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The company aligns its strategy with SDGs.
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The company aligns its strategy with SDG 1: No Poverty and shares it.
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The company aligns its strategy with SDG 2: No Hunger and shares it.
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The company aligns its strategy with SDG 3: Good Health and Well Being and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 4: Quality Education and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 5: Gender Equality and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 9: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 10: Reduced Inequality and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities and shares it.
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The company aligns its strategy with SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 13: Climate Action and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 14: Life Below Water and shares it.
Depth
The company aligns its strategy with SDG 15: Life on Land and shares it.
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The company aligns its strategy with SDG 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions and shares it.
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The company aligns its strategy with SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals and shares it.
Board
Board charter
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The company shares its Board Charter.
Depth
The company defines and shares issues related to appointment and remuneration in its board charter.
Depth
The company defines and shares issues related to succession planning in its board charter.
Depth
The company defines and shares issues related to board independence in its board charter.
Depth
The company defines and shares issues related to access to information/independent advice in its board charter.
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The company defines and shares issues related to training/orientation in its board charter.
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The company defines and shares issues related to board evaluation in its board charter.
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The company defines and shares issues related to role of the chair in its board charter.
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The company defines and shares issues related to duties of the members in its board charter.
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The company defines and shares issues related to committees in its board charter.
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The company defines and shares issues related to conflict of interest and related party transactions in its board charter.
Depth
The company defines and shares issues its code of conduct in the board charter.
Board responsibilities
Breadth
The company shares the role of the board in its Charter.
Depth
The company defines and shares that strategy is one of the board's responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that audit is one of the board's responsibilities.
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The company defines and shares that risk management is one of the board's responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that sustainability is one of the board's responsibilities.
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The company defines and shares that internal control is one of the board's responsibilities.
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The company defines and shares that ethics is one of the board's responsibilities.
Board composition
Breadth
The company shares a board skills matrix
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The company shares sustainability as skill in skills matrix.
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The company shares human resources as skill in skills matrix
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The company shares stakeholder engagement as skill in skills matrix.
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The company shares risk management as skill in skills matrix.

Implementation

Section
Detail
B/D
Criteria
Results
Environmental outcomes
Breadth
The company shares its environmental performance results.
Depth
The company shares its performance results related to water.
Depth
The company shares its performance results related to climate change/emissions.
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The company shares its performance results related to energy.
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The company shares its performance results related to waste management.
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The company shares its performance results related to biodiversity.
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The company shares its performance results related to hazardous materials.
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The company shares its performance results related to responsible sourcing.
Env. outcomes coverage
Breadth
The company shares its environmental performance results by geography.
Breadth
The company shares its environmental performance results for supply chain.
Env. stewardship results
Breadth
The company shares its environmental performance results for environmental stewardship.
Social outcomes
Breadth
The company shares its social performance results.
Depth
The company shares its performance results related to diversity and inclusion.
Depth
The company shares its performance results related to health and safety.
Depth
The company shares its performance results related to human rights and labor practices.
Depth
The company shares its performance results related to product design and portfolio.
Social outcomes coverage
Breadth
The company shares its social performance results by employee group.
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The company shares its social performance results by geography.
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The company shares its social performance results for supply chain.
Community empowerment results
Breadth
The company shares its social performance results for community empowerment.

Governance outcomes
Breadth
The company shares its governance performance results.
Depth
The company measures and shares its board diversity.
Depth
The company measures and shares its executive compensation.
Depth
The company measures and shares its compliance data.
Governance outcomes coverage
Breadth
The company shares its governance performance results by employee group.
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The company shares its governance performance results by geography.
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The company shares its governance performance results for supply chain.
Partnership for goals results
Breadth
The company shares its governance performance results for partnership for goals.
Results
Value creation for stakeholders
Breadth
The company measures and shares its value creation for external stakeholders.
Depth
The company measures and shares its value creation for environment.
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The company measures and shares its value creation for community.
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The company measures and shares its value creation for goverment.
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The company measures and shares its value creation for internal stakeholders.
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The company measures and shares its value creation for customers.
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The company measures and shares its value creation for supply chain.
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The company measures and shares its value creation for employees.
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The company measures and shares its value creation for shareholders.
Stakeholder engagement methods
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The company shares its stakeholder engagement methods
Depth
The company conducts surveys for stakeholder engagement and shares it.
Depth
The company organizes workshops for stakeholder engagement and shares it.
Depth
The company organizes one to one meetings for stakeholder engagement and shares it.
Depth
The company organizes public meetings for stakeholder engagement and shares it.
Depth
The company organizes focus groups for stakeholder engagement and shares it.
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The company conducts research for stakeholder engagement and shares it.
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The company uses participatory tools for stakeholder engagement and shares it.
Results linked with SDGs
Breadth
The company links its results with SDGs.
Depth
The company shares its results linked with SDG 1: No Poverty.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 2: No Hunger.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 3: Good Health and Well Being.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 4: Quality Education.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 5: Gender Equality.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 9: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure.
Depth
The company shares its results linked with SDG 10: Reduced Inequality.
Depth
The company shares its results linked with SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 13: Climate Action.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 14: Life Below Water.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 15: Life on Land.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions.
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The company shares its results linked with SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals.
Risk Management
Risk mitigation coverage
Breadth
The company shares its risk mitigation approach.
Depth
The company shares its financial risk mitigation approach.
Depth
The company shares its environmental risk mitigation approach.
Depth
The company shares its social risk mitigation approach.
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The company shares its reputation risk mitigation aproach.
Risk management approach
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The company shares its risk management approach for sustainability.
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The company shares its risk transfer approach for sustainability.
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The company shares its risk taking approach for sustainability.
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The company shares its risk limitation approach for sustainability.
Supply Chain Assurance
Supply chain assurance coverage
Breadth
The company shares its supply chain assurance results.
Depth
The company shares its supply chain assurance results for environmental issues.
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The company shares its supply chain assurance results for social issues.
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The company shares its supply chain assurance results for governance issues.
Breadth
The company shares its assurance result for supply chain.
Depth
The company shares its compliance assurance result for supply chain.
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The company shares its certification assurance result for supply chain.
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The company shares its 3rd party verification/audit assurance result for supply chain.

Oversight

Section
Detail
B/D
Criteria
Results Evaluation
Environmental results evaluation
Breadth
The company shares its evaluation of environmental results.
Depth
The company shares its evaluation of results related to water.
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The company shares its evaluation of results related to climate change/emissions.
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The company shares its evaluation of results related to energy.
Depth
The company shares its evaluation of results related to waste management.
Depth
The company shares its evaluation of results related to biodiversity.
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The company shares its evaluation of results related to hazardous materials.
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The company shares its evaluation of results related to responsible sourcing.
Social results evaluation
Breadth
The company shares its evaluation of social results.
Depth
The company shares its evaluation of results related to gender equality.
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The company shares its evaluation of results related to health and safety.
Depth
The company shares its evaluation of results related to diversity and inclusion.
Depth
The company shares its evaluation of results related to product responsibility.
Governance results evaluation
Breadth
The company shares its evaluation of governance results.
Depth
The company shares its evaluation of results related to board diversity.
Depth
The company shares its evaluation of results related to executive compensation.
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The company shares its evaluation of results related to compliance.
Board Evaluation
Evaluation methods
Breadth
The company evaluates and shares lost time related to the incidents.
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The company shares its evaluation of the regulatory environment.
Breadth
The company shares its evaluation of emerging standards.
Breadth
The company shares its ex-post evaluation.
Audit/Assurance
Internal audit coverage
Breadth
The company shares that the internal audit covers financials.
Breadth
The company shares that the internal audit covers processes.
Depth
The shared audit committee charter includes environmental issues.
Depth
The shared audit committee charter includes social issues.
Depth
The shared audit committee charter includes governance issues.
Breadth
The company shares that the internal audit directly reports to the board.
Internal audit structure
Breadth
The company defines and shares the role of the board in its audit committee charter.
Independent audit coverage
Breadth
Independent audit covers financial issues.
Breadth
Independent audit covers non-financial issues.
Depth
The independent audit covers environmental issues.
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The independent audit covers governance issues.
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The independent audit covers social issues.
Supply chain assurance coverage
Breadth
Independent audit covers supply chain.
Breadth
The supply chain assurance process covers ESG issues.
Depth
The supply chain assurance process covers environmental issues.
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The supply chain assurance process covers social issues.
Depth
The supply chain assurance process covers governance issues.
Breadth
The company shares its supply chain assurance process.
Depth
The supply chain Assurance process includes compliance with Code of Conduct/Self-declaration.
Depth
The supply chain Assurance process includes certification.
Depth
The supply chain Assurance process includes internal audit/control.
Depth
The supply chain Assurance process includes 3rd party verification/independent audit.
Breadth
The company shares its supply chain development approach.
Depth
The supply chain Assurance process includes capability building/training.
Depth
The supply chain Assurance process mentions channel for reporting violations/grievances.
Depth
The supply chain Assurance process includes remedial action for high-risk suppliers.
Board
Board’s oversight responsibilities
Breadth
The company shares its board’s oversight role.
Depth
The company defines and shares that business strategy is one of the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that environmental issues are listed in the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that human rights are listed in the board’s oversight responsibilities.
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The company defines and shares that labor rights are listed in the board’s oversight responsibilities.
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The company defines and shares that customer/community related issues are listed in the board’s oversight responsibilities.
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The company defines and shares that involvement in setting materiality levels is one of the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that risk management is one of the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that supplier code of conduct is one of the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that executive compensation is one of the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that succesion planning is one of the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that business ethics are listed in the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that anti-corruption is one of the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that related pary transactions are listed in the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Depth
The company defines and shares that donations are listed in the board’s oversight responsibilities.
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The company defines and shares that regulatory compliance is one of the board’s oversight responsibilities.
Board committees
Breadth
The company has an audit committee.
Depth
The company shares its audit committee charter.
Depth
The company shares that its audit committee has an independent chair.
Breadth
The company has a governance committee.
Depth
The company shares its governance committee charter.
Depth
The company shares that its governance committee has an independent chair.
Breadth
The company has a remuneration and nomination committee.
Depth
The company shares its remuenration and nomination committee charter.
Depth
The company shares that its renumeration and nomination committee has an independent chair.
Breadth
The company has a risk committee.
Depth
The company shares its risk committee charter
Depth
The company shares that its risk committee has an independent chair.
Breadth
The company has a sustainability committee.
Depth
The company shares its sustainability committee charter.
Depth
The company shares that its sustainability committee has an independent chair.

Learning & Deployment

Section
Detail
B/D
Criteria
Developments
Gap analysis
Breadth
The company performs and shares its gap analysis to determine development opportunities.
Depth
Gap analysis and development opportunities include environmental issues.
Depth
Gap analysis and development opportunities include social issues.
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Gap analysis and development opportunities include governance issues.
Breadth
The company performs and shares its sustainability gap analysis by stakeholder group.
Depth
The company performs and shares its sustainability gap analysis for employees.
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The company performs and shares its sustainability gap analysis by geography.
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The company performs and shares its sustainability gap analysis for supply chain.
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The company performs and shares its sustainability gap analysis for community.
Resources
Breadth
The company shares its resource allocation for development opportunities.
Depth
The company shares its resource allocation for environmental issues.
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The company shares its resource allocation for social issues.
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The company shares its resource allocation for governance issues.
Breadth
The company shares its resource allocation for sustainability by stakeholder group.
Depth
The company shares its resource allocation for sustainability for employees.
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The company shares its resource allocation for sustainability by geography.
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The company shares its resource allocation for sustainability for supply chain.
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The company shares its resource allocation for sustainability for community.
Actions
Breadth
The company takes action based on sustainability lessons learned.
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The company takes action based on sustainability lessons learned for environmental issues
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The company takes action based on sustainability lessons learned for social issues
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The company takes action based on sustainability lessons learned for governance issues
Breadth
The company takes action based on sustainability lessons learned by stakeholder group.
Depth
The company takes action based on sustainability lessons learned for employees
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The company takes action based on sustainability lessons learned by geography
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The company takes action based on sustainability lessons learned for supply chain
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The company takes action based on sustainability lessons learned by communities
Training
Environmental sustainability training
Breadth
The company conducts environmental sustainability trainings.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for Climate change.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for Water stewardship.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for Energy efficiency.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for Waste & packaging.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for Responsible sourcing.
Breadth
The company shares metrics for environmental sustainability trainings.
Depth
The company shares environmental sustainability training metrics for employees.
Depth
The company shares environmental sustainability training metrics for management.
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The company shares environmental sustainability training metrics by geography.
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The company shares environmental sustainability training metrics for supply chain.
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The company shares environmental sustainability training metrics for community.
Social sustainability training
Breadth
The company conducts social sustainability trainings.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for health and safety.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for diversity and inclusion.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for stakeholder engagement.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for leadership development
Breadth
The company shares metrics for social sustainability trainings.
Depth
The company shares social sustainability training metrics for employees.
Depth
The company shares social sustainability training metrics for management.
Depth
The company shares social sustainability training metrics by geography.
Depth
The company shares social sustainability training metrics for supply chain.
Depth
The company shares social sustainability training metrics for community.
Governance sustainability training
Breadth
The company conducts compliance sustainability trainings.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for anti-corruption.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for ethics.
Depth
The company organizes and shares training for supply chain.
Breadth
The company shares metrics for governance sustainability trainings.
Depth
The company shares governance sustainability training metrics for employees.
Depth
The company shares governance sustainability training metrics for management.
Depth
The company shares governance sustainability training metrics by geography.
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The company shares governance sustainability training metrics for supply chain.
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The company shares governance sustainability training metrics for community.