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Key Sustainability Indicators

TopicMetric2017201620152014Reference
ENVIRONMENT    
GHG EMISSIONS    
 Total GHG emissions (in 1000 t)127.7526.2327.56Link
 Scope 1 emissions (in 1000 t)18.848.468.87Link
 Scope 2 emissions (in 1000 t)17.296.427.14Link
 Scope 3 emissions (in 1000 t)111.6311.3511.55Link
 Targets to reduce GHG emissionsyesyesyesyes
ENERGY    
 Total energy consumption (in 1000 MWh)154.1152.2856.30Link
 Electricity used (in 1000 MWh)137.8435.1636.40Link
 Renewable energy used (in MWh)115.0015.6314.29Link
 Targets to reduce energy consumptionyesyesyesyesLink
WATER
 Total water use (in 1000 m3)172.2079.62120.92Link
WASTE
 Total waste (in 1000 t)11.111.351.59Link
 Paper consumption (in 1000 t)11.101.211.36Link
 Share of paper with FSC label160%54%39%Link
CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY
 Climate change listed as a business risk factoryesyesyesyesLink, Link, Link
 Participation Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)yesjayesyesLink
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES & INITIATIVES
 Energy efficiency policyyesyesyesyes
 Emissions reduction initiativesyesyesyesyesLink, Link, Link, Link
 Environmental supply chain management policyyesyesyesyesLink
 Green building policyyesyesyesyesLink, Link, Link
 Waste reduction policyyesyesyesyes
 Climate change opportunities discussedyesyesyesyesLink, Link, Link
 Risks of climate change discussedyesyesyesyesLink, Link, Link
 Environmental information verifiednononono 


TopicMetric2017201620152014Reference
SOCIAL
HEALTH & SAFETY    
 Health and safety policyyesyesyesyesLink
 Health and safety policy is group-wideyesyesyesyesLink
 Workforce absences employees, total3.1%2.8%2.7%n/aLink
 Workforce absences per segmentyesyesyesn/aLink
EMPLOYMENT    
 Total number of employees8457780175957492Link
 Total number of part-time employees13801285n/an/aLink
 Employee turnover8.1%6.3%7.5%n/aLink, Link
 Major layoffs in the last three years (affecting 10% of staff or over 1000 employees)nononono
 Major merger or acquisition in the last three years (affecting large proportion of staff)nononono
LABOR & HUMAN RIGHTS
 Company monitors employee satisfaction on a regular basisyesyesyesyesLink
 UN Global Compact Signatorynononono
 Human rights policyyesyesyesyes
TRAINING & HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT
 Costs spent for training per employee (in CHF)208220341749n/aLink
 Formal talent pipeline development strategy (forecasts hiring needs, actively develops new pools of talent)yesyesyesyesLink
 Graduate/trainee apprenticeship programyesyesyesyesLink
 Job-specific development training programsyesyesyesyesLink
 Leadership training and skills developmentyesyesyesyesLink
SUPPLY CHAIN
 Social supply chain managementyesyesyesnoLink
 Sustainable supplier guidelines encompassing ESG areas that are publicly disclosedyesyesyesnoLink
PHILANTHROPY
 Company has foundationsyesyesyesyesLink
 Total foundation spending (in CHF million)1.41.41.51.5Link
 Total Group-wide spending on foundations in Switzerland, France and Germany (in CHF million)1.8   Link
ANTI-CORRUPTION / ETHICS     
 Business ethics policyyesyesyesyesCode of Conduct
 Anti-bribery/pecuniary policyyesyesyesyesAnti-bribery policy: Code of Conduct
 Anti-corruption policyyesyesyesyesCode of Conduct
 Employee protection/Whistle blowing policyyesyesyesyesCode of Conduct
 Board oversight of anti-corruption / ethicsyesyesyesyesLink and Swiss Life Holding Ltd, Articles of Association, Article 11
 Employee training on anti-corruption/ethicsyesyesyesyesLink
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION     
 Women in workforce45%45%45%n/aLink
 Women in management25%25%n/an/aLink
 Equal opportunity policyyesyesyesyesLink


TopicMetric2017201620152014Reference
RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT – INTEGRATION    
 Exclusion criteria existyesyesyesyesLink
RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT – PARTICIPANT OR SIGNATORY
 UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI)nononono
UNDERWRITING RISK MANAGEMENT
 Obesity and emerging health issues listed as a business risk factoryesyesyesyesLink, Link
 Aging population and demographic change listed as a business risk factoryesyesyesyesLink, Link
PRIVACY & DATA SECURITY
 Data privacy policyyesyesyesyesCode of Conduct
CUSTOMER PRIVACY POLICY
 Company has customer privacy policyyesyesyesyesCode of Conduct and further directives
 Provide means for verifying and correcting individuals’ datayesyesyesyesApplicable law and internal guidelines
 Prevents unauthorised access to personal datayesyesyesyesLink
GOVERNANCE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
 Total directors11111111Link, Link
 Board independence100%100%100%100%Link
 Board duration (years)7765Link
 CEO dualitynonononoLink
 Independent chairpersonyesyesyesyesLink
 Former CEO or equivalent on BoardyesyesyesyesLink
 Voting shares held by largest shareholders or block>5%>5%>5%>5%Link
BOARD & EXECUTIVE DIVERSITY
 Number of women on Board2222Link
 Women on Board18%18%18%18%Link
 Director average age59605958Link
 Stated commitment to Board diversityjajajajaLink
CSR GOVERNANCE
 CSR/Sustainability committeeyesyesnonoLink
COMPENSATION
 CEO total summary compensation (in CHF million)3.43.83.62.9Link
 Clawback policyyesyesyesyesLink, Link
 Equal remuneration policyyesyesyesyesLink
OWNERSHIP & CONTROL
 Controlling shareholdernononono
 Deviation from one share one voteyesyesyesyesLink, Link
RISK MANAGEMENT
 Company has a risk management frameworkyesyesyesyesLink
 Risk management framework covers ESG risksyesyesyesyesLink
 Board oversight of risk managementyesyesyesyesLink