Global Reporting Initiative and Global Compact Content Index

Global Reporting initiative (GRI) Content Index

Boliden’s Sustainability Index 2018 is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) Standards: Core Option. We have additionally included disclosures from the GRI G4 Mining and Metal Sector Supplement. The Index enables a navigation of the disclosure of organizational profiles and governance, strategies, report parameters, material topics, performance indicators, and the Mining and Metals Sector Supplement indicators. It includes references to Boliden’s environmental, social, and economic goals and results. In cases where Boliden reports partially (with omissions) on a material topic, the reasons for the omissions are provided either directly in the Index or in connection with the disclosure of the topic.

The ten principles of UN Global Compact Index

Boliden’s Sustainability Index 2018 includes the Communication on Progress (COP) with references
to Boliden performance in relation to the UN Global Compacts’ ten principles

 

 

GRI & GC = Sustainability index 2018

ASR = Annual Sustainability Report 2018

= Partially reported

GRI Standard Disclosures1)

Omissions

Reference

 

GRI 101: Foundation

   
     

General Disclosures

Omissions

Reference

     

GRI 102: General Disclosures

     

Organizational profile

102-1

Name of the organization

 

Boliden AB (publ)

102-2

Activities, brands, products, and services

 

ASR 12-13, 16-19, 23

102-3

Location of headquarters

 

GRI back cover

102-4

Location of operations

 

ASR 24-25

102-5

Ownership and legal form

 

ASR 55, 60-65

102-6

Markets served

 

ASR 14-16, 20-22

102-7

Scale of the organization

 

ASR 24, 72, 83-85,
GRI 8

102-8

Information on employees and other workers

 

GRI 8, 40-41

102-9

Supply chain

 

ASR 38-39, 45, 48-53

102-10

Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain

 

GRI 10, ASR 48-53

102-11

Precautionary Principle or approach

 

ASR 56-58, 60-65

102-12

External initiatives

 

ASR 44, 47, GRI 10

102-13

Membership of associations

 

GRI 9

     

Strategy

102-14

CEO statement (Statement from senior decision-maker)

 

ASR 2-3

     

Ethics and integrity

102-16

Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior

 

ASR 34, 38-39, 40-41, 43-44, GRI 9

     

Governance

102-18

Governance structure

 

ASR 60-69

     

Stakeholder engagement

102-40

List of stakeholder groups

 

ASR 36, GRI 9

102-41

Collective bargaining agreements

 

GRI 9

102-42

Identifying and selecting stakeholders

 

ASR 36, GRI 9

102-43

Approach to stakeholder engagement

 

GRI 10

102-44

Key topics and concerns raised

 

GRI 10

     

Reporting practice

102-45

Entities included in the consolidated financial statements

 

ASR 92

102-46

Defining report content and topic boundaries

 

GRI 10

102-47

List of material topics

 

ASR 35, GRI 13-14

102-48

Restatement of information

 

No

102-49

Changes in reporting

 

No

102-50

Reporting period

 

Calendar year

102-51

Date of most recent report

 

March 2018

102-52

Reporting cycle

 

Annually

102-53

Contact point for questions regarding the report

 

GRI back cover

102-54

Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards

 

GRI 2,4

102-55

GRI content index

 

GRI 4-7

102-56

External Assurance

 

GRI 11, 48

     

GRI 103: Management Approach

   
     

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its boundary

 

GRI 12

103-2

The management approach and its components

 

GRI 12,13,17,23,35

103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

 

GRI 14-15

     

Material Topics

Omissions

Reference

     

GRI 200: Economic standard series

     

Management approach – Economic

201-103

Management approach – Economic

 

GRI 17-18

       

Economic performance

201-1

Direct economic value generated and distributed

 

ASR 1, 13, GRI 19

201-2

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

 

ASR 2-4, GRI 19

     

Market presence

202-2

Proportion of senior management hired from the local community

 

GRI 20

 

Indirect economic impacts

203-2

Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts

ASR 41, 47, GRI 20

 

Anti-corruption

205-1

Operations assessed for risks related to corruption

 

ASR 44, GRI 20

205-2

Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures

 

ASR 44, GRI 21

205-3

Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken

 

ASR 44, GRI 21

       

Anti-competitive behavior

206-1

Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices

 

ASR 44, GRI 21

       

GRI 300: Environmental standard series

 

ASR 36, GRI 22-23

     

Management approach – Environment

301-103

Management approach – Environment

 

GRI 23

     

Materials

301-1

Materials used by weight or volume

 

GRI 24

301-2

Recycled input materials used

 

GRI 24-25

       

Energy

302-1

Energy consumption within the organization

 

ASR 42-43, GRI 26

302-3

Energy intensity

 

ASR 42-43, GRI 26

302-4

Reduction of energy consumption

 

ASR 42-43, GRI 26

       

Water and Effluents (GRI indicators are from 2018)

303-1

Interactions with water as a shared resource

 

GRI 27

303-2

Management of water discharge-related impacts

 

ASR 56, GRI 27

303-3

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

 

GRI 27

303-4

Habitats protected or restored

 

ASR 37, GRI 27

303-5

Amount of land disturbed or rehabilitated

 

GRI 27

       

Biodiversity

304-1

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

 

GRI 28

304-3

Habitats protected or restored

 

ASR 37, GRI 28

MM1

Amount of land disturbed or rehabilitated

 

GRI 29

     
     

Emissions

305-1

Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions

 

ASR 44-46, GRI 30

305-2

Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions

 

ASR 44-46, GRI 30

305-4

GHG emissions intensity

 

ASR 44-46, GRI 30

305-5

Reduction of GHG emissions

 

ASR 44-46, GRI 30

305-7

Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions

 

ASR 44-46,
GRI 30-31

     

Effluents and waste

306-2

Waste by type and disposal method

 

ASR 13, 32-33,
GRI 32

306-3

Significant spills

 

ASR 13, 58,
GRI 32-33

306-4

Transport of hazardous waste

 

ASR 13, 58, GRI 33

MM3

Total amount of overburden, rock, tailings, etc.

 

GRI 32

     

Environmental Compliance

307-1

Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations

 

GRI 33

     

Business Partner Social and Environmental Assessment

308-1

New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

 

ASR 38-39, GRI 33

 

GRI 400: Social standards

 

GRI 35-36

     

Management approach – Social

401-403

Management approach – Social

 

GRI 35

     

Employment

401-1

New employee hires and employee turnover

 

ASR 50, 52, GRI 36

401-2

Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees

 

GRI 36

MM4

Strikes and lock-outs exceeding one week

 

GRI 38

 

Occupational Health and Safety (GRI indicators are from 2018)

403-1

Occupational health and safety management system

 

GRI 38

403-2

Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigation

 

GRI 38

403-3

Occupational health services

 

GRI 38

403-4

Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safety

 

GRI 38

403-5

Worker training on occupational health and safety

 

GRI 38

403-6

Promotion of worker health

 

GRI 38

403-7

Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships

 

GRI 39

403-8

Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system

 

GRI 39

403-9

Work-related injuries

 

GRI 39

403-10

Work-related ill health

GRI 39

       

Training and Education

404-1

Average hours of training per year per employee

 

GRI 40

404-3

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews

 

GRI 40

       

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

405-1

Diversity of governance bodies and employees

 

GRI 41

       

Non-discrimination

406-1

Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken

 

GRI 42

       

Rights of Indigenous Peoples

MM5

Operation in or adjacent to indigenous peoples' territories

 

GRI 42

MM6

Number and description of significant disputes relating to land use, customary rights of local communities, and indigenous peoples

 

GRI 42

MM7

The extent to which grievance mechanisms were used to resolve disputes relating to land use, customary rights of local communities, and indigenous peoples

 

GRI 42

       

Local Communities

413-1&2

Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs

 

GRI 42-43

       

Resettlement and Closure Planning

MM9

Sites where resettlements took place

 

GRI 44

MM10

Number and percentage of operations with closure plans

 

GRI 45

       

Business Partner Social and Environmental Assessment

414-1

New suppliers that were screened using social criteria

 

ASR 53, GRI 43-44

       

Socioeconomic Compliance

419-1

Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area

 

GRI 45

     

1) All GRI indicators are from 2016, with the exception of GRI 303 and 403, which are from 2018.

 

 

 

The ten principles of UN Global Compact Content Index

Principle

 

Reference

     

Human Rights

Principle 1: Business should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and

 

ASR 44, GRI 45

Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.

 

ASR 44, GRI 45

     

Labor

Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;

 

ASR 44, GRI 46

Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor;

 

ASR 44, GRI 46

Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labor; and

 

ASR 44, GRI 46

Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

 

ASR 41, 44,
GRI 46

     

Environment

Principle 7: Business should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;

 

ASR 42-43,
GRI 33

Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and

 

ASR 34-36,
GRI 33

Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

 

ASR 4, 46,56,
GRI 33

     

Anti-corruption

Principle 10: Business should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.

 

ASR 44, GRI 21