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Annual report 2013

GRI index

GRI G4 content index

Code

GRI

content

Location

Omissions

Further information

Assurance

 

Global

Compact

General Standard Disclosures

 

Strategy and Analysis

         

G4-1

Statement from the President and CEO

Review by the President and CEO

       

G4-2

Key impacts, risks and opportunities

Trends in trading sector operating environment,

Description of value creation,

We listen to our stakeholders,
Responsibility
programme

       
 

Organisational Profile

         

G4-3

Name of the organisation

Kesko in brief

       

G4-4

Primary brands, products and services

Kesko in brief,

Divisions in brief

       

G4-5

Location of the organisation's headquarters

Kesko in brief

       

G4-6

The number of countries where the organisation operates, and names of countries where either the organisation has significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report

Kesko in brief

       

G4-7

Nature of ownership and legal form

Kesko in brief,

Impact on society

       

G4-8

Markets served

Kesko in brief

       

G4-9

Scale of organisation

Kesko in brief

       

G4-10

Total number of employees by employment contract, region and gender

Social impacts - Employees

No distribution by gender. Information not available. The aim is to report the information 2016–2018.

There are no independent entrepreneurs among Kesko employees, nor does suppliers' or hired labour perform a significant part of the work. There are no significant seasonal fluctuations in the number of employees.

Yes

x

G4-11

Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements

Social impacts - Human rights

   

Yes

x

G4-12

Organisation's supply chain

Trends in trading sector operating environment,

Procurement practices


       

G4-13

Significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organisation's size, structure , ownership, or its supply chain

No significant changes during the reporting period.

       

G4-14

Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organisation

Trends in trading sector operating environment - Opportunities and risks related to the operating environment

       

G4-15

Externally developed charters, principles or initiatives to which the organisation subscribes or which it endorses

Responsibility management in day-to-day activities,

Responsibility monitoring and steering

       

G4-16

Memberships of associations and advocacy organisations

Activities in organisations

       
 

 Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries

         

G4-17

Entities included in the organisation's consolidated financial statements

Identified material

aspects of corporate

responsibility

       

G4-18

Process of defining the report content

Identified material

aspects of corporate

responsibility

       

G4-19

Material aspects

Identified material

aspects of corporate

responsibility, Responsibility monitoring and steering

       

G4-20

Aspect boundary for each material aspect within the organisation

Identified material

aspects of corporate

responsibility

       

G4-21

Aspect boundary for each material aspect ouside the organisation

Identified material

aspects of corporate

responsibility

       

G4-22

Restatements of information provided in previous reports

Changes reported in connection with relevant performance indicators.

       

G4-23

Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries

No significant changes.

       
 

Stakeholder Engagement

         

G4-24

List of stakeholder groups engaged in the organisation

We listen to our stakeholders

       

G4-25

Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage

We listen to our stakeholders

       

G4-26

Organisation's approach to stakeholder engagement


We listen to our stakeholders

       

G4-27

Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement

We listen to our stakeholders, Stake-

holder addresses,

Product responsibility -

Marketing

communications

 

       
 

Report Profile

         

G4-28

Reporting period

GRI Report Profile

       

G4-29

Date of the most recent previous report

GRI Report Profile

       

G4-30

Reporting cycle

GRI Report Profile

       

G4-31

Contact point for questions regarding the report of its contents

Contact information

       

G4-32

GRI content index

GRI G4 Content Index,

GRI Report Profile

 

   

Yes

 

G4-33

Organisation's policy with regard to external assurance

GRI Report profile,

Independent Assurance Report

       
 

Governance

         
 

Governance Structure and Composition

         

G4-34

Governance structure of the organisation and committees

Corporate Governance Statement 2014

       

G4-35

Delegating authority

Responsibility management in day-to-day activities

       

G4-36

Positions with responsibility

Senior Vice President, CFO and Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Communications and Stakeholder Relations

       

G4-37

Consultation with stakeholders

We listen to our stakeholders, Corporate Governance Statement 2014

       

G4-38

Composition of the Board of Directors

Board of Directors,

Corporate Governance Statement 2014

       

G4-39

Position of the Chair of the Board

Corporate Governance Statement 2014

       

G4-40

Selection of the Board

Corporate Governance Statement 2014,

Responsibility management in day-to-day activities


       

G4-41

Processes to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided

Corporate Governance Statement 2014

 

Kesko complies with the Finnish Corporate Governance Code for Listed Companies.

   
 

Board's Role in Setting the Organisation's Purpose, Values and Strategy

         

G4-42

Board's role in setting the organisation's purpose, values and strategy

Corporate Governance Statement 2014, Responsibility management in day-to-day activities

       
 

Board's Competencies and Performance Evaluation

         

G4-44

Board's performance evaluation

Corporate Governance Statement 2014

Only the Board's self-assessment has been reported.

     
 

Board's Role in Risk Management

         

G4-45

Board's role in the identification and management of risks

Corporate Governance Statement 2014

       

G4-46

Reviewing the effectiveness of risk management

Corporate Governance Statement 2014

       

G4-47

Frequency of risk reviews

Corporate Governance Statement 2014

       
 

Board's Role in Sustainability Reporting

         

G4-48

Formal approval of the organisation's sustainability report

Responsibility management in day-to-day activities

       
 

Board's Role in Evaluating Economic, Environmental and Social Performance

         

G4-49

Communicating critical concerns

We listen to our shareholders,

Corporate Governance Statement 2014

       
 

Remuneration and Incentives

         

G4-51

Remuneration policies for the Board and senior executives

Corporate Governance Statement 2014,

Remuneration Statement 2014

       
 

Ethics and Integrity

         

G4-56

 Organisation's values, principles and codes

Responsibility management

in day-to-day activities,

Responsibility monitoring

and steering - Responsible operator

     

x

G4-58

Reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behaviour

Responsibility monitoring

and steering - Responsible operator

     

x


Specific Standard Disclosures

Specific Standard Disclosures are reported regarding aspects identified as material.

         
 

Disclosure on Management Approach

         
 

 

Disclosure of management approach (DMA)

Responsibility
monitoring
and steering,
Responsibility
programme,

Responsibility
management in day-to-day activities 

 

       
 

Economic Impacts

         
 

Economic Performance

         

G4-EC1

Direct economic value generated and distributed

Economic impacts –

Economic performance

   

Yes

 

G4-EC2

Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organisation's activities due to climate change

Economic impacts –

Economic performance

Monetary evaluations or realisations have not been reported.

   

x

G4-EC3

Coverage of the organisation's defined benefit plan obligations

Economic impacts –

Economic performance

   

Yes

 

G4-EC4

Financial assistance received from government

Economic impacts –

Economic performance,

Analysis of shareholding

   

Yes

 
 

 Indirect Economic Impacts

         

G4-EC7

Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported

Economic impacts –

Indirect

economic

impacts

       

G4-EC8

Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts

Economic impacts –

Indirect

economic

impacts

   

Yes

 
 

Procurement Practices

         

G4-EC9

Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation

Economic impacts –

Procurement practices

   

Yes

 
 

Environmental Impacts

         
 

Energy

         

G4-EN3

Energy consumption within the organisation

Environmental

impacts – Energy

   

Yes

x

G4-EN4

Energy consumption outside the organisation

Environmental

impacts – Energy

Only a limited amount of data is collected on energy consumption outside the organisation for EN17 / Scope 3 review.

   

x

G4-EN5

Energy intensity

Environmental

impacts – Energy

   

Yes

x

G4-EN6

Reduction of energy consumption

Environmental

impacts – Energy


   

Yes

x

G4-EN7

Reductions in energy requirements of products and services

Environmental

impacts – Energy

No numerical data on energy requirements of products and services have been reported. As for vehicles sold, average CO₂ emissions are reported.

   

x

 

Water

         

G4-EN8

Total water withdrawal by source

Environmental impacts – Water

   

Yes

x

G4-EN9

Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water

Environmental impacts – Water

     

x

G4-EN10

Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused

Environmental impacts – Water

     

x

 

 Biodiversity

         

G4-EN11

Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and ares of high biodiversity value outside protected areas

Environmental

impacts –

Biodiversity

     

x

G4-EN12

Description of significant impacts of actitivies, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas

Environmental

impacts –

Biodiversity

     

x

G4-EN13

Habitats protected or restored

Environmental

impacts –

Biodiversity

   

Yes

x

G4-EN14

Total number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk

Environmental

impacts –

Biodiversity

     

x

 

Emissions

         

G4-EN15

Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1)

Environmental

impacts – Emissions

   

Yes

x

G4-EN16

Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2)

Environmental

impacts – Emissions

   

Yes

x

G4-EN17

Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3)

Environmental

impacts – Emissions

   

Yes

x

G4-EN18

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity

Environmental

impacts – Emissions

   

Yes

x

G4-EN19

Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Environmental

impacts – Emissions

Review has not been made in CO₂e tonnes.

 

Yes

x

G4-EN20

Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)

Environmental

impacts – Emissions

Review has not been made in CFC-11e tonnes.

 

Yes

x

G4-EN21

NOᵪ , SOᵪ and other significant air emissions

Environmental

impacts – Emissions

   

Yes

x

 

Effluents and Waste

         

G4-EN22

Total water discharge by quality and destination

Environmental

impacts–

Effluents

and waste

 

Effluents from Kesko's operations go to municipal water systems. There is no water discharge referred to by GRI from Kesko's operations.


 

x

G4-EN23

Total weight of waste by type and disposal method

Environmental

impacts–

Effluents

and waste

   

Yes

x

G4-EN24

Total number and volume of significant spills

Environmental

impacts–

Effluents

and waste

   

Yes

x

 

Products and Services

         

G4-EN27

Extent of impact mitagation of environmental impacts of products and services

Product's path, Responsibility programme

 

 

 

GRI indicator is not suitable for Kesko's operations. Information material to Kesko is presented in the business review and the responsibility programme.

   

G4-EN28

Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category

Product's path,

Environmental impacts - Effluents and waste

 

 

 

GRI indicator is not suitable for Kesko's operations. Information material to Kesko is presented in the business review and in EN23.

   
 

Supplier Environmental Assessment

         

G4-EN32

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

 

Information not available. The aim is to report the information  2016–2018.

   

x

 

Social Impacts

         
 

Labour Practices and Decent Work

         
 

Employment

         

G4-LA1

Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region

Social impacts – Employees

New employees hired have not been reported by age group. Turnover rate has not been reported by age group and gender. Information not available. The aim is to report the information 2016–2018.

 

Yes

x

G4-LA2

Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant location of operation

Social impacts – Employees

Benefits exceeding the statutory level have not been reported in detail. Varying practices in different operating countries.

     
 

Labour/Management Relations

         

G4-LA4

Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective agreements

Social impacts – Employees

Arrangements

compliant to

legislation.

The law does

not define

minimum

notice periods

at the precision

required

by GRI.


   

x

 

Occupational Health and Safety

         

G4-LA5

Percentage of total workforce represented in formal management-worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programmes

Social impacts – Employees

Percentage of employees has not been reported. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2016.

     

G4-LA6

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

Social impacts – Employees

Reporting does not cover suppliers. Not reported by gender. Information not available. The aim is to report the information 2016–2018.

 

Yes

 
 

Training and Education

         

G4-LA9

Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category

Social impacts – Employees

Not reported by gender and employee category. Information not available.

 

Yes

x

G4-LA10

Programmes for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings

Social impacts – Employees

   

Yes

 

G4-LA11

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category

Social impacts – Employees

Not reported by gender and employee category. Information not available.

 

Yes

x

 

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

         

G4-LA12

Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity

Social impacts – Employees

Not reported by age group or minority group. Information not available/material. The aim is to report age group information 2016–2018.

 

Yes

x

 

 Equal Remuneration for Women and Men

         

G4-LA13

Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men by employee category, by significant locations of operation

Social impacts – Employees

The ratio of basic salary of men and women has not been reported. Information not available. The aim is to report the information 2016–2018.

   

x

 

Supplier Assessment for Labour Practices

         

G4-LA14

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labour practices criteria

Social impacts – Human rights

The percentage of suppliers screened has not been separately reported out of new suppliers but out of all suppliers in high-risk countries.

 

Yes

 

G4-LA15

Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labour practices in the supply chain and actions taken

Social impacts – Human rights

   

Yes

 
 

Labour Practices Grievance Mechanisms

         

G4-LA16

Number of grievances about labour practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

 

The aspect identified as material. Information not available. The aim is to report the information 2018–2020.


     
 

Human Rights

         
 

Non-discrimination

         

G4-HR3

Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken

Social impacts – Human rights

   

Yes

x

 

Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

         

G4-HR4

Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at a significant risk, and measures taken to support these rights

Social impacts – Human rights,

Responsibility monitoring and steering,

Product's path

 

 

Kesko has not identified operations, in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining had been violated or at a significant risk.

Yes

x

 

Human Rights Assessment

         

G4-HR9

Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments

Social impacts – Human rights

Not reported by country. Information not available. The aim is to report the information in 2016.  

   

x

 

Supplier Human Rights Assessment

         

G4-HR10

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria

Social impacts – Human rights

The percentage of suppliers screened has not been separately reported out of new suppliers but out of all suppliers in high-risk countries.

 

Yes

x

G4-HR11

Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

Social impacts – Human rights

   

Yes

x

 

Human Rights Grievance Mechanisms

         

G4-HR12

Number of grievances about human rights impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

 

The aspect identified as material. Reporting is being developed according to the schedule the BSCI grievance mechanism is developed.

   

x

 

 Society

         
 

Anti-corruption

         

G4-SO3

Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption and the significant risks identified

Social impacts – Society

The number and percentage of assessments have not been reported. Risks related to corruption have not been specified in detail.

Risks related to corruption are discussed as part of Kesko's risk management. Key risks are identified and assessed regularly throughout the year.

 

x

G4-SO4

Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures

Social impacts – Society

Percentages have not been reported. Information not available.

   

x

G4-SO5

Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken

Social impacts – Society

   

Yes

x

 

Public Policy

         

G4-SO6

Total value of political contributions by country and recipient/beneficiary

Social impacts – Society

Not reported by country and recipient/beneficiary.

 

Yes

x

 

Anti-competitive Behaviour

         

G4-SO7

Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes

Social impacts – Society

   

Yes

 
 

 Compliance

         

G4-SO8

Monatery value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations

Social impacts – Society

   

Yes

 
 

Grievance Mechanisms for Impacts on Society

         

G4-SO11

Number of grievances about impacts on society filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

 

The aspect identified as material. We monitor the development of the reporting practice.

     
 

Product Responsibility

         
 

Customer Health and Safety

         

G4-PR1

Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement

Social impacts – Product responsibility

Percentages have not been reported. Information is not available.

 

Yes

 

G4-PR2

Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes

Social impacts – Product responsibility

   

Yes

 
 

Product and Service Labelling

         

G4-PR3

Type of product and service information required by the organisation's procedures for product and service information and labelling, and percentage of significant product and service categories subject to such information requirements

Social impacts – Product responsibility

Percentages have not been reported. Information is not available.

 

Yes

 

G4-PR4

Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labelling, by type of outcomes

Social impacts – Product responsibility

   

Yes

 

G4-PR5

Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction

Social impacts – Product responsibility

Results of customer satisfaction surveys have not been reported. No Group-level results are available.

 

Yes

 
 

Marketing Communications

         

G4-PR6

Sale of banned or disputed products

Social impacts – Product responsibility

   

Yes

 

G4-PR7

Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, by type of outcomes

Social impacts – Product responsibility

   

Yes

 
 

Customer Privacy

         

G4-PR8

Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data

Social impacts – Product responsibility

   

Yes

 
 

 Compliance

         

G4-PR9

Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services

Social impacts – Product responsibility

   

Yes