ESG - Key Performance Indicators for Sustainable Reporting

Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) refers to the three central factors in measuring the sustainability and societal impact of an investment in Sika. These criteria help to better determine the future financial performance of companies. We have summarized the Sika key indicators in an overview.

Environment
Topic Metric? Unit 2017 2018 2019 2020 Target 2023 GRI ref

SASB*

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SDG ref
GHG EMISSIONS ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 305 RT-CH 110a.1 / RT-CH-110a.2 13
? Total greenhouse gas emissions CO2
t ??? 155,000 ???? 157,000 ??? 212,000 ??? 224,227 ? ? RT-CH 110a.1 ?
? Scope 1 energy direct emissions CO2
t ????? 53,000 ???? 48,000 ????? 88,000 ??? 102,528 ? 305-1 RT-CH 110a.1 ?
? Scope 2 energy indirect emissions CO2
t ??? 102,000 ??? 109,000 ???? 124,000 ???? 121,700 ? 305-2 RT-CH 110a.1 ?
? Emission intensity (Scope 1 & Scope 2) per ton sold kg CO2/t ?????????? 36 ??????????? 31 ??????????? 27 ????????? 20 ?????? 24 305-4/5 RT-CH 110a.1 ?
? Disclosure of management approach to manage long-term and short-term strategy ? yes yes yes yes ? 300 RT-CH 110a.2 ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
ENERGY ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 302 RT-CH-130a.1 12&13
? Total energy consumption TJ ????????? 1,961 ????????? 1,971 ???????? 2,890 ??????? 3,269 ? 302-1 RT-CH-130a.1 ?
? Direct Energy
TJ ???????????? 891 ??????????? 875 ????????? 1,451 ???????? 1,729 ? 302-1 RT-CH-130a.1 ?
? Purchased Electricity (from renewable and non-renewable sources) TJ ???????? 1,070 ???????? 1,096 ????????? 1’439 ???????? 1,540 ? 302-1 RT-CH-130a.1 ?
? Renewable electricity rate %
???????????? 11 ???????????? 13 ??????????? 15 ????????????? 24 ????? ? 302-1 RT-CH-130a.1 ?
? Energy intensity per ton sold MJ/t ??????????? 450 ??????????? 424 ???????????? 363 ?????????? 286 ? 302-3 RT-CH-130a.1 ?
? Change compared to previous year % ?+5? ?-6? ?-14
???????????? -21 3 p.a. 302-4 RT-CH-130a.1 ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
WATER AND WASTE ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 303/306 RT-CH-140a.1 6&12
? Total water consumption Mio m3
????????????? 1.4 ????????????? 1.8 ????????????? 2.7 2.5 ? 303-1 RT-CH-140a.1 ?
? Water consumption per ton sold m3/t ?????????? 0.32 ?????????? 0.39 ?????????? 0.34 ????????? 0.22 ? 303-1 RT-CH-140a.1 ?
? Change compared to previous year % ?-1? ?+22? ?-13? ??????????? -35 3 p.a. 303-1 ? ?
? Water sources ? ? ? ? ? ? 303-1 ? ?
? Surface water m3 ????? 27,000 ????? 33,000 ????? 82,000 ????? 37,655 ? 303-1 RT-CH-140a.1 ?
? Ground water m3 ?? 629,000 ?1,050,000 ?1,835,000 ?1,516,054 ? 303-1 RT-CH-140a.1 ?
? Public supply m3 ?1,444,000 ?1,524,000 ?1’,692,000 ?? 1,811,707 ? 303-1 RT-CH-140a.1 ?
? Water usage ? ? ? ? ? ? 303-1 ? ?
? Process and cooling water m3 ??? 877,000 ?? 825,000 ?2,065,000 ?1,805,445 ? 303-1 ? ?
? Sanitary water m3 ??? 461,000 ?? 492,000 ??? 620,000 ?? 664,543 ? 303-1 ? ?
? Water in products m3 ??? 722,000 ?? 800,000 ???? 891,000 ?? 880,707 ? 303-1 ? ?
? Total water discharge? m3 1,190,000
1,230,000 2,540,000 2,315,989 ? 306-1 ? ?
? Water to sewer, sewage plant m3 550,000 670,000 770,000 906,667 ? 306-1 ? ?
? Water to surface water bodies m3 640,000 560,000 1,770,000 1,409,322 ? 306-1 ? ?
? Total waste generated t ???? 80’000 ????? 84,000 ???? 112,000 ???? 141,675 ? 306-2 ? ?
? Waste intensity to total volumes handled % ???????????? 2.0 ????????????? 2.1 ????????????? 1.6 1.6 ? 306-2 ? ?
? Waste intensity per ton sold kg/t ??????????? 18.4 ??????????? 18.1 ??????????? 14.1 ?????????? 12.4 ? 306-2 ? ?
? Total non-hazardous waste t ????? 63,000 ????? 66,000 ????? 92,000 ??? 120,633 ? 306-2 ? ?
? Disposal method ? ? ? ? ? ? 306-2 ? ?
? Landfill t ???? 29,000 ???? 29,000 ??? 45,000 60,794 ? 306-2 ? ?
? Incineration t 9,000 ??????? 8,000 9,000 9,820 ? 306-2 ? ?
? Reuse/Recycle t ???? 25,000 ????? 29,000 ????? 38,000 ????? 50,019 ? 306-2 ? ?
? Total hazardous waste t ?????? 17,000 ????? 18,000 ????? 20,000 ?????? 21,042 ? 306-2 ? ?
? Disposal method ? ? ? ? ? ? 306-2 ? ?
? Incineration t ?????? 17,000 ????? 18,000 ????? 20,000 21,042 ? 306-2 ? ?
? Recycling Rate of Total Waste % 31 35 34 35 25 306-2 ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
MATERIALS ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 301 ? 9, 11
? Total raw materials used Mio t ????????????? 4.1 ???????????? 4.0 ????????????? 7.0 ?????????? 8.8 ? 301-1 ? ?
? Proportion of recycled input materials used for direct materials % ????????????? 1.2 ????????????? 1.6 ????????????? 1.3 ???????????? 2.7 ? 301-2 ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
SUPPLIER ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 308 ? 12
? Screening of new suppliers for using ethical & environmental criteria ? ?yes? ?yes? ?yes? ?yes? ? 308-1 ? ?
? Nr. of new suppliers screened # ?All? ?All? ?All? ?All? ? 308-1 ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 102 ? 12
? ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management) certification # ?n/a? ???????????? 147 ???????????? 172 ?????????? 242 ? ? ? ?
? Coverage of total Sika Sites in ISO scope % ?n/a? 63 ??????????? 55 ???????????? 47 ? ? ? ?
? ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management) certification # ?n/a? ???????????? 164 ??????????? 209 ??????????? 315 ? ? ? ?
? Coverage of total Sika Sites in ISO scope % ?n/a? ?????????????? 70 ?????????????? 67 ?????????????? 61 ? ? ? ?
? OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment) certification # ?n/a? ?????????????? 57 n/a? ?n/a? ? ? ? ?
? Coverage of total Sika Sites in ISO scope % ?n/a? ?????????????? 24 ? n/a? ?n/a? ? ? ? ?
? ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Health and Safety) certification # ?n/a? ?n/a? 84 ???????????? 114 ? ? ? ?
? Coverage of total Sika Sites in ISO scope % ?n/a? ?n/a? 27 ???????????? 22 ? ? ? ?
? ISO 50001:2018 (Energy Management) certifications # ?n/a? ?????????????? 14 ??????????????? 16 ?????????????? 16 ? ? ? ?

* Other SASB metrics

RT-CH-120a.1 – Air Quality: Disclosures on NOx, S0x, VOC, and dust will follow as from Q2, 2021

RT-CH-140a.2 – Water Management: See GRI, 307-1

RT-CH-410a.1 – Product Design for Use -phase Efficiency: Sustainability Portfolio Management with defined sustainability criteria for product development and assessment implemented as from 2021.

RT-CH-410c.1 – Genetically Modified Organisms, not applicable

RT-CH-530a.1 – Management of Legal and Regulatory Environment Risk Management, see Annual Report 2020, page 40

Social
Topic Metric Unit 2017 2018 2019 2020 Target 2023 GRI ref SASB ref SDG
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HEALTH & SAFETY ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 403

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RT-CH-320a.1

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? Lost time accident per 1,000 employees # ?????? 8.7 ??????? 10.4 9.6 ??????? 8.4 ? 403-9 ? ?
? Total days lost from lost time accidents > 1 day lost days 2,980 ???? 3,856 5,617 ?? 4,650 ? 403-9 ? ?
? Total days lost from lost time accidents > 1 day lost/accident days 17.6 ??????? 18.4 21.5 ????? 20.2 ? 403-9 ? ?
? Accidents >1 day absence from work # ?????? 169 ??????? 209 ???????? 261 ?????? 230 ? 403-9 ? ?
? Fatalities (Employees & Contractors) # ?????????? 1 ?????????? 0 ????????????? 1 ??????????? 2 ? 403-9

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RT-CH-320a.1

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? LTIFR per 200,000 hours worked (employees) # ???? 0.88 ?????? 1.03 ?????? 0.95 ???? 0.84 ? ? RT-CH-320a..1
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? OIFR per 200,000 hours worked (employees) # 0.073 0.054 0.018 0.018 ? ? RT-CH-320a.1
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? Description of efforts to assess, monitor, and reduce exposure of employees and contrct workesrs to helath risks
? ? ? ? ? ? ? RT-CH-320a.1 ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
EMPLOYEES & DIVERSITY/EQUALITY ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
? Total number of employees # ?18,484 ? 20,060 ???? 25,141 ?24,848 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Full-time employees # ? 17,755 ??? 19,407 ?? 24,435 ? 24,136 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Part-time employees # ?????? 729 ???????? 653 ???????? 706 ??????? 712 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Permanent employees % ????? 96.2 ?????? 95.0 ?????? 88.0 ????? 95.6 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Temporary employees % ??????? 2.8 ????????? 3.9 ???????? 11.0 ??????? 3.7 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Apprenticeship/internship % ??????? 1.0 ??????????? 1.1 ????? 1.0 ??????? 0.8 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Employees under the age of 30 % ????? 15.0 ??????? 14.8 15.1 ?????? 13.2 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Employees between 30 and 50 % ????? 61.0 ?????? 59.8 60.2 ????? 62.0 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Employees above 50 % ???? 24.0 ??????? 25.4 ?????? 24.7 ????? 24.8 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Promotions to Management Positions % ?????? 0.8 ???????? 0.8 1.2 ??????? 0.9 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Male employees % ?????? 77.4 ???????? 77.7 77.0 ?????? 77.2 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Male Staff % ????? 76.4 ??????? 77.0 76.8 ????? 76.7 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Male Management % ?????? 81.1 ??????? 80.1 78.6 ????? 78.9 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Male Senior Management % ????? 91.3
?????? 90.9 90.4 ????? 89.1 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Female employees % ????? 22.6 ??????? 22.3 23.0 ???? 22.8 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Female Staff % ???? 23.6 ?????? 23.0 23.2 ????? 23.3 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Female Management % ????? 18.9 19.9 21.4 ?????? 21.1 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Female Senior Management % ??????? 8.7 ?????????? 9.1 9.6 ????? 10.9 ? 102-8 ? ?
? Nationalities represented in Sika Senior Management # ???????? 48 ?????????? 49 ?????????? 49 ???????? 46 ? 405-1 ? ?
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TRAINING ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 404 ? 4
? Hours of training of workforce (YTD)/Head - ????? 12.9 ?????? 16.8 ???????? 11.4 ?? 10.1 ? 404-1 ? ?
? Job-specific development training programs - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? 404-1 ? ?
? Leadership training and skills development - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? 404-1 ? ?
? Partnerships with training institutions - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? 404-1 ? ?
? Employees in management functions with performance and career development reviews % ???????? 20 ?????????? 20 ?>20 ?>20 ? 404-3 ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
HUMAN RIGHTS ASSESSMENT ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
? UN Global Compact Signatory - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? ? ? ?
? Minimum requirements included in the Code of Conduct - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? 412-1 ? ?
? Violations or incidents occurred # ?????????????? -?? ???????????????? -?? ???????????????? -?? ????????????? -?? ? 412-1 ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 413 ? 4,6,11
? Community engagement projects # 118 ??????? 128 ??????? 148 ??????? 183 ? 413-1 ? ?
? Days of voluntary work (employees) # ?n/a ?n/a ???????? 401 ????? 1,119 ? ? ? ?
? Number of direct beneficiaries # ?n/a ?n/a ????? 7,765 ?268,581 ? ? ? ?
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SUPPLIER SOCIAL ASSESSMENT ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 414 ? ?
? Supplier code of conduct - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? 414-1 ? ?
? Suppliers with supplier code of conduct as part of contractual agreement # ??? 5,165 ???? 6,936 ???? 8,367 ???? 9,210 ? 414-1 ? ?
? Coverage of total direct spend % ?n/a ??????????? 81 ?????????? 86 ?????????? 76 ? 414-1 ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
CUSTOMER HEALTH AND SAFETY ? ? ? ? ? ? 416 RT-CH-410b.1 ?
? Implementation of REACH, GHS / CLP - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? ? RT-CH-410b.1 ?
? Banned substance Policy - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? ? ? ?
? Products stewardship guidelines - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? ? ? ?
? Labelling guidelines - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? ? ? 9,11,12
? Assessment of the health and safety impacts of products and service categories - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? 416-1 ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
MARKETING AND LABELLING ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 417 ? 9,11,12
? Chemical products in assessment or assessed for health and safety impacts, improvements % ?????? 100 ???????? 100 ???????? 100 ??????? 100 ? 417-1 ? ?
Governance
Topic Metric Unit 2017 2018 2019 2020 Target 2023 GRI ref SDG ref
BOARD OF DIRECTORS ? ? ? ? ? ? ? GRI 405-1 ?
? Total directors ? ? ? ? ? ? GRI 405-1 ?
? Male # ??? 8 ??? 6 ???? 7 ????? 7 ? GRI 405-1 ?
? Female # ???? 1 ?????? 1 ?????? 1 ?????? 1 ? GRI 405-1 ?
? Age between 40 and 50 # ?- ??? 1 ???? 1 1 ? GRI 405-1 ?
? Age above 50 # 9 ????? 6 ???? 7 ?????? 7 ? GRI 405-1 ?
? Average term of office years ?11 ?12 ????? 7 ????? 8 ? ? ?
? Independence % ?100 ? 100 ?100 ? 100 ? ? ?
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COMPENSATION ? ? ? ? ? ? ? GRI 102-18 ?
? CEO total summary compensation MCHF 3.4 ?? 3.9 4.1 4.3 ? ? ?
? Board of Directors total summary compensation MCHF 2.8 ?? 2.6 2.8 3.0 ? ? ?
? Group Management total summary compensation MCHF 18.7 ?16.5 15.7 15.3 ? ? ?
? Clawback and malus policy - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
OWNERSHIP & CONTROL ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
? Controlling shareholder - ?yes ?no ?no ?no ? GRI 102-5 ?
? Voting rights of largest shareholder % ?>52 ?>10 ?>10 ?<10 ? ? ?
? Nr. of shareholders with voting rights exceeding 3% # 3 4 6 4 ? ? ?
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AUDIT ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
? Group audits conducted total # 125 ? 126 112 ?*91 ? ? ?
? Supplier audits conducted total ?# 66 69
?? 69 44 ? ? ?
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TAX APPROACH ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
? Country-by-country tax report according to OECD/G20 guidelines - ?yes ?yes ?yes ?yes ? ? ?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
COMPLIANCE CASES ? ? ? ? ? ? ? GRI 205-3 ?
? Total number of identified compliance violations # ?n/a 24 24 23 ? ? ?
? Ratio of internal sanctions imposed per total violations ?% ?n/a 96 100 87 ? ? ?
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* Reduced number of audits due to Covid-19 related travel restrictions ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
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