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Key Sustainability Indicators

TopicMetric2018201720162015Reference
ENVIRONMENT    
GHG EMISSIONS    
 Total GHG emissions (in 1000 t)24.4422.7926.65 126.23AR, p. 131
 Scope 1 emissions (in 1000 t)9.348.678.66 18.46AR, p. 131
 Scope 2 emissions (in 1000 t)3.442.946.58 16.42AR, p. 131
 Scope 3 emissions (in 1000 t)11.6611.1911.41 111.35AR, p. 131
 Targets to reduce GHG emissionsyesyesyesyes
ENERGY    
 Total energy consumption (in 1000 MWh)49.5047.8249.08 152.28AR, p. 131
 Electricity used (in 1000 MWh)32.0131.5633.50 135.16AR, p. 131
 Renewable energy used (in MWh)15.8917.8713.91 115.63AR, p. 131
 Targets to reduce energy consumptionyesyesyesyesAR, p. 131
WATER
 Total water use (in 1000 m3)100.9484.3673.68 179.62AR, p. 131
WASTE
 Total waste (in 1000 t)1.011.131.00 11.35AR, p. 131
 Paper consumption (in 1000 t)0.931.031.08 11.21AR, p. 131
 Share of paper with FSC label66%63%60% 154%AR, p. 131
CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY
 Climate change listed as a business risk factoryesyesyesyesAR, p. 86, p. 100-104, p. 130-133
 Participation Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)yesyesyesyesAR, p. 130-133
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES & INITIATIVES
 Energy efficiency policyyesyesyesyesAR, p. 130
 Emissions reduction initiativesyesyesyesyesAR, p. 86, p. 90-91, p. 101-104, p. 130-133
 Environmental supply chain management policyyesyesyesyesAR, p. 105-107
 Green building policyyesyesyesyesAR, p. 86, p. 101-104, p. 130-133
 Waste reduction policyyesyesyesyes
 Climate change opportunities discussedyesyesyesyesAR, p. 86, p. 100-104, p. 130-133
 Risks of climate change discussedyesyesyesyesAR, p. 86, p. 100-104, p. 130-133
 Environmental information verifiednononono 


TopicMetric2018201720162015Reference
SOCIAL
HEALTH & SAFETY    
 Health and safety policyyesyesyesyesAR, p. 124-125
 Health and safety policy is group-wideyesyesyesyesAR, p. 124-125
 Workforce absences employees, total3.2%3.1%2.8%2.7%AR, p. 125
 Workforce absences per segmentyesyesyesn/aAR, p. 125
EMPLOYMENT    
 Total number of employees9298845778017595AR, p. 117
 Total number of part-time employees152813801285n/aAR, p. 123
 Employee turnover8.3%8.1%6.3%7.5%AR, p. 118, p. 125
 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 basisyesyesyesyesAR, p. 119
 UN Global Compact SignatoryyesnononoAR, p. 80, p. 84
 Human rights policyyesyesyesyesAR, p. 80, p. 84, Sp 86-87, p. 97-99, p. 100-101, p. 105-107
TRAINING & HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT
 Costs spent for training per employee (in CHF)2080208220341749AR, p. 120
 Formal talent pipeline development strategy (forecasts hiring needs, actively develops new pools of talent)yesyesyesyesAR, p. 121
 Graduate/trainee apprenticeship programyesyesyesyesAR, p. 120-121
 Job-specific development training programsyesyesyesyesAR, p. 120-121
 Leadership training and skills developmentyesyesyesyesAR, p. 120-121
SUPPLY CHAIN
 Social supply chain managementyesyesyesyesAR, p. 105-107
 Sustainable supplier guidelines encompassing ESG areas that are publicly disclosedyesyesyesyesAR, p. 105-107
PHILANTHROPY
 Company has foundationsyesyesyesyesAR, p. 111-115
 Total Group-wide spending on foundations (in CHF million)2.62.5 1  AR, p. 111-115
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 / ethicsyesyesyesyesAR, p. 30 and Swiss Life Holding Ltd, Articles of Association, Article 11
 Employee training on anti-corruption/ethicsyesyesyesyesAR, p. 97-99
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION     
 Women in workforce47%45%45%45%AR, p. 117
 Women in management27%25%25%n/aAR, p. 122
 Equal opportunity policyyesyesyesyesAR, p. 123


TopicMetric2018201720162015Reference
RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT – INTEGRATION    
 Exclusion criteria existyesyesyesyesAR, p. 100-101
RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT – PARTICIPANT OR SIGNATORY
 UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI)yesnononoAR, p. 80, p. 84
UNDERWRITING RISK MANAGEMENT
 Obesity and emerging health issues listed as a business risk factoryesyesyesyesAR, Notes of the Consolidated Financial Statements, Note 5 “Risk management policies and procedures” and Note 5.5 “Insurance risk management objectives and policies”
 Aging population and demographic change listed as a business risk factoryesyesyesyesAR, Notes of the Consolidated Financial Statements, Note 5 “Risk management policies and procedures” and Note 5.5 “Insurance risk management objectives and policies”
PRIVACY & DATA SECURITY
 Data privacy policyyesyesyesyesAR, p. 76-78, p. 97-99 Code of Conduct
CUSTOMER PRIVACY POLICY
 Company has customer privacy policyyesyesyesyesAR, p. 76-78, p. 97-99 Code of Conduct and further directives
 Provide means for verifying and correcting individuals’ datayesyesyesyesApplicable law and internal guidelines
 Prevents unauthorised access to personal datayesyesyesyesAR, p. 76-78, p. 97-99
GOVERNANCE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 
 Total directors11111111AR, p. 33, p. 122
 Board independence100%100%100%100%AR, p. 32-33
 Board duration (years)7765AR, p. 33
 CEO dualitynonononoAR, p. 32
 Independent chairpersonyesyesyesyesAR, p. 32
 Former CEO or equivalent on BoardyesyesyesyesAR, p. 34
 Voting shares held by largest shareholders or block>5%>5%>5%>5%AR, p. 27-28
BOARD & EXECUTIVE DIVERSITY
 Number of women on Board2222AR, p. 33
 Women on Board18%18%18%18%AR, p. 122
 Director average age58596059AR, p. 34-40
 Stated commitment to Board diversityyesyesyesyesAR, p. 34-40
CSR GOVERNANCE
 CSR/Sustainability committeeyesyesyesyesAR, p. 82
COMPENSATION
 CEO total summary compensation (in CHF million)4.33.43.83.6AR, p. 65-66
 Clawback policyyesyesyesyesAR, s. 57-59, p. 257-258
 Equal remuneration policyyesyesyesyesAR, p. 53
OWNERSHIP & CONTROL
 Controlling shareholdernononono
 Deviation from one share one voteyesyesyesyesAR, p. 30, p. 71
RISK MANAGEMENT
 Company has a risk management frameworkyesyesyesyesAR, p. 76-78
 Risk management framework covers ESG risksyesyesyesyesAR, p. 100-101
 Board oversight of risk managementyesyesyesyesAR, p. 189