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GRI Content Reporting Remarks Pages

1. Strategy and Analysis

1.1 CEO's statement
CEO's review

1.2 Key impacts, risks and opportunities
Strategy The new strategy for 2014–2018

Operating environment Risk management

2. Organizational Profile

2.1 Name of the organization
Lemminkäinen in brief

2.2 Primary brands, products and services
Business segment review

2.3 Operational structure incl. main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures
Operating segments Shares and holdings

2.4 Location of organization's headquarters
Accounting principles applied in the IFRS consolidated financial statements

2.5 Number of countries and names of countries with major operations or that are relevant to sustainability issues The number of major operating countries of Lemminkäinen is 8: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

2.6 Nature of ownership and legal form
Corporate Governance Statement

2.7 Markets served (geographic breakdown, sectors served, types of customers/beneficiaries)
Business segment review Financial performance and targets 2013

2.8 Scale of the reporting organization (Number of employees, number of operations, net sales, total capitalization by debt and equity, quantitity of products/services provided)
Lemminkäinen in brief

2.9 Significant changes regarding size, structure or ownership (location of, or changes in operations, incl. facility openings, closings, and expansions; and changes in share capital structure) No significant changes during the reporting period.

2.10 Awards received in the reporting period No awards that GRI requires to be reported during the reporting period.

3. Report Parameters

Report profile

3.1 Reporting period
Reporting principles

3.2 Date of most recent report Lemminkäinen’s annual report 2012 was published 19 March 2013.

3.3 Reporting cycle
Reporting principles

3.4 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its content Lemminkainen/Contacts/

Report scope and boundary

3.5 Process for defining report content (materiality, prioritizing topics and stakeholders using the report)
Reporting principles Our way of working

3.6 Boundary of the report (e.g., countries, divisions, subsidiaries, leased facilities, joint ventures, suppliers).
Reporting principles

3.7 State any specific limitations on the scope or boundary of the report (see completeness principle for explanation of scope).
Reporting principles

3.8 Basis for reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries, leased facilities, outsourced operations, and other entities that can significantly affect comparability from period to period and/or between organizations.
Reporting principles

3.9 Data measurement techniques and the bases of calculations, including assumptions and techniques underlying estimations applied to the compilation of the Indicators and other information in the report.
Reporting principles

3.10 Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports, and the reasons for such re-statement (e.g.,mergers/ acquisitions, change of base years/periods, nature of business, measurement methods).
Reporting principles

3.11 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope, boundary or measurement methods
Reporting principles

GRI content index

3.12 Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosures in the report.


3.13 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report.
Reporting principles Independent assurance report

4. Governance, Commitments and Engagement


4.1 Governance structure of the organisation, incl. committees under the highest governance body (mandate and composition incl. number of independent members and/or non-executive members) (report % of individuals by gender within the highest governance body, broken down by age group and minority group membership/ other indicator of diversity)
Corporate Governance Statement Board of Directors

4.2 Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer.
Corporate Governance Statement

4.3 For organizations that have a unitary board structure, state the number and gender of members of the highest governance body that are independent and/or non-executive members.
Board of Directors

4.4 Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the highest governance body.

Corporate Governance Statement

4.5 Linkage between compensation for members of the highest governance body, senior managers, and executives (including departure arrangements), and the organization's performance (including social and environmental performance).

4.6 Processes in place for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided.
Corporate Governance Statement

4.7 Process for determining the composition, qualifications and expertise of the Board of Directors and its committees, including any consideration of gender and other indicators of diversity
Corporate Governance Statement

4.8 Internally developed statements of mission or values, codes of conduct, and principles relevant to economic, environmental, and social performance and the status of their implementation.
Sustainability management systems

4.9 Procedures of the highest governance body for overseeing the organization's identification and management of economic, environmental, and social performance, including relevant risks and opportunities, and adherence or compliance with internationally agreed standards, codes of conduct, and principles.
Sustainability management systems Corporate Governance Statement

4.10 Processes for evaluating the highest governance body's own performance, particularly with respect to economic, environmental, and social performance.
Corporate Governance Statement

Commitments to External Initiatives

4.11 Explanation of whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization.
Risk management

4.12 Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses.
Sustainability management systems

4.13 Memberships in associations (such as industry associations) and/or national/international advocacy organizations in which the organization: * Has positions in governance bodies; * Participates in projects or committees; * Provides substantive funding beyond routine membership dues; or * Views membership as strategic.
Our way of working

Stakeholder Engagement

4.14 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization.
Cooperation with stakeholders

4.15 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage.
Cooperation with stakeholders

4.16 Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group.
Cooperation with stakeholders

4.17 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting.
Cooperation with stakeholders Personnel

Customer cooperation

Economic Performance Indicators

Management approach to economic responsibility
Corporate Governance Statement Risk management

Economic Performance

Group strategy Sustainability management systems

EC1* Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, donations and other community investments, retained earnings, and payments to capital providers and governments.
Financial responsibility Cooperation with stakeholders
7 EC2* Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change.
Economic performance indicators

EC3* Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations.
Pension obligations

EC4* Significant financial assistance received from government.
Economic performance indicators

Market presence

1 EC5 Range of ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation.

EC6* Policy, practices, and proportion of spending on locally-based suppliers at significant locations of operation.

6 EC7* Procedures for local hiring and proportion of senior management hired from the local community at significant locations of operation.

Indirect Economic Impacts

EC8* Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services provided primarily for public benefit through commercial, in-kind, or pro bono engagement.

EC9 Understanding and describing significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts.
Financial responsibility Economic performance indicators

Environmental Performance Indicators

Management approach to environmental responsibility
Sustainability management systems Environmental responsibility


8 EN1* Materials used by weight or volume

8-9 EN2* Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials
Environmental responsibility


8 EN3* Direct energy consumption by primary source
Environmental performance indicators
8 EN4* Indirect energy consumption by primary source
Environmental performance indicators
8-9 EN5 Energy saved due to conservation and efficiency improvements

8-9 EN6 Initiatives to provide energy-efficient or renewable energy based products and services, and reductions in energy requirements as a result of these initiatives
Environmental responsibility
8-9 EN7 Initiatives to reduce indirect energy consumption and reductions achieved


8 EN8* Total water withdrawal by source
Environmental performance indicators
8 EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water (incl. value/importance of water source to local communities)

8-9 EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused


8 EN11* Location and size of land holdings in areas of high biodiversity

8 EN12* Description of significant impact of activities, products, and services on biodiversity

8 EN13 Habitats protected or restored

8 EN14 Managing impacts on biodiversity (incl. engagement with relevant stakeholders)
Environmental performance indicators
8 EN15 Species with extinction risk with habitats in areas affected by operations

Emissions, Effluents and Waste

8 EN16* Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions
Environmental performance indicators
8 EN17* Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions

7-9 EN18 Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

8 EN19* Emissions of ozone-depleting substances

8 EN20* NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions

8 EN21* Total water discharge by quality and destination

8 EN22* Total amount of waste by type and disposal method
Environmental performance indicators
8 EN23* Total number and volume of significant spills

8 EN24 Transported, imported, exported, or treated hazardous waste

8 EN25 Water bodies and habitats affected by discharges of water

Products and Services

7-9 EN26* Mitigating environmental impacts of products and services
Environmental responsibility
8-9 EN27* Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials reclaimed by category


8 EN28* Significant fines and sanctions for non-compliance with environmental regulations
Environmental performance indicators


8 EN29 Environmental impacts of transportation
Environmental performance indicators


7-9 EN30 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments

Social Performance Indicators

Labor Practices and Decent Work
Sustainability management systems Personnel

Management approach to labor practices and decent work

Occupational well-being Occupational safety


LA1* Total workforce by employment type, employment contract and region, broken down by gender
Social performance indicators Board of Directors' report
6 LA2* Total number and rate of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender and region
Social performance indicators Board of Directors' report

LA3 Benefits to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees

Labor/Management Relations

1-3 LA4* Coverage of collective bargaining agreements
Social performance indicators
3 LA5* Minimum notice period regarding operational changes Lemminkäinen complies with local legislation. Social performance indicators Personnel

Occupational Health and Safety

1 LA6 Percentage of employees represented in joint health and safety committees
Social performance indicators
1 LA7* Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, fatalities and absenteeism by region, and by gender
Social performance indicators Occupational safety
1 LA8* Education and prevention programmes regarding serious diseases
Social performance indicators Occupational well-being
1 LA9 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions

Occupational safety

Training and Education

LA10* Average training hours per year per employee by gender and by employee category

LA11 Programmes for skills management and lifelong learning

LA12 Employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender
Social performance indicators

Diversity and Equal Opportunity
Social performance indicators
1-6 LA13* Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees

1-6 LA14* Ratio of basic salary of men to women by employee category
Social performance indicators

LA15* Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender

Management approach to human rights
Sustainability management systems Our way of working

Investment and procurement practices

1-6 HR1* Percentage and number of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that have undergone human rights screening

1-6 HR2* Percentage of significant suppliers, contractors and other business partners that have undergone human rights screening and actions taken
Social performance indicators
1-6 HR3* Total hours of employee training on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, incl. percentage of employees trained


1-2, 6 HR4* Incidents of discrimination and actions taken

Freedom of association and collective bargaining

1-3 HR5* Operations and significant suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association or collective bargaining may be at significant risk and actions taken to support these rights
Social performance indicators

Child labor

1-2, 5 HR6* Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for child labor and measures taken to contribute to the elimination of child labor
Social performance indicators

Forced and compulsory labor

1-2, 4 HR7* Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for forced or compulsory labor and measures taken to contribute to the elimination of forced or compulsory labor
Social performance indicators

Security practices

1-2 HR8 Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization’s policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations

Indigenous rights

1-2 HR9 Number of incidents involving rights of indigenous people and actions taken


HR10* Percentage and total number of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews and/or impact assessments


HR11* Number of grievances related to human rights filed, addressed and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms


Management approach to society
Sustainability management systems Our way of working

Local community

SO1* Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs
Environmental performance indicators


10 SO2* Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption

10 SO3* Percentage of employees trained in anti-corruption policies and procedures

10 SO4* Actions taken in response to incidents of corruption
Social performance indicators

Public Policy

1-10 SO5* Public policy positions and participation in public policy development and lobbying
Social performance indicators
10 SO6 Total value of financial and in-kind contributions to political parties, politicians and related institutions
Social performance indicators

SO7 Number of legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes
Social performance indicators Legal proceedings


SO8* Monetary value of significant fines and number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations
Social performance indicators

SO9* Operations with significant potential or actual negative impacts on local communities

SO10* Prevention and mitigation measures implemented in operations with significant potential or actual negative impacts on local communities

Product Responsibility

Management approach to product responsibility
Sustainability management systems Cooperation with stakeholders

Customer Health and Safety

1 PR1* Life cycle stages in which health and safety impacts of products and services are assessed for improvement, and percentage of significant products and services categories subject to such procedures

1 PR2 Number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes

Product and Service Labeling

8 PR3* Type of product and service information required by procedures, and percentage of
significant products and services subject to such information requirements

8 PR4 Number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes

PR5 Practices related to customer satisfaction and results of customer satisfaction surveys
Social performance indicators Customer cooperation

Marketing Communications

PR6* Programs for adherence to laws, standards and voluntary codes related to marketing communications, advertising, promotion and sponsorship
Social performance indicators

PR7 Number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, advertising, promotion, and sponsorship

Customer Privacy

1 PR8 Number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data


PR9* Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services

* GRI Core indicator