Annual report 2014

Communication on progress: UN Global Compact

FRANZ HANIEL & CIE. GMBH

Corporate Responsibility is an integral component of Haniel’s corporate strategy. The Holding Company underscored this by joining the UN Global Compact on 27 March 2014.

In its first Communication on Progress, the Haniel Holding Company reports on management systems and measures to implement the ten principles in the areas of human rights, labour standards, environmental protection and the fight against corruption.

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PRINCIPLE OBLIGATIONS AND MANAGEMENT
SYSTEMS
MEASURES IN 2014ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 2014FURTHER INFORMATION
Human rights and
labour standards
    
1. Support of human rights
2. No complicity in human rights abuses
3. Upholding the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
4. Elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour
5. Abolition of child labour
6. Elimination of discrimination
Code of ConductIntegration of human rights aspects and labour standards into the
Code of Conduct and requiring the divisions – to the extent legally
permissible – to issue corresponding guidelines
The updated Code of Conduct entered into force on 17 March 2014.Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014 http://www.haniel.de /en/responsibility/ corporate-governance/ code-of-conduct
Investment and enterprise valuation guidelinesIntegration of CR aspects and the principles of the Code of Conduct
into the guidelines
The updated guidelines entered into force on 1 November 2014. Since then, all investment and acquisition proposals by the Holding Company and the divisions must factor in CR aspects and the implications for the objectives in Haniel’s CR action areas must be weighed and assessed.Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014
A: Management processes along the phases of the investment cycle
B: Decision-making processes relating to financial investments
Launch of a project to integrate review criteria in accordance with
the principles of the UN Global Compact within the key management
processes along the phases of the investment cycle and in the decision-
making process related to financial investments
A: CR review criteria have been integrated into the upstream
assessment process for potential acquisition targets.
B: Since the autumn of 2014, CR aspects have been taken into consideration
when deciding on financial investments.
Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014
CR Report 2013, Page 35
Development and continued educationA: Launch of a project aimed at increasing penetration of annual development reviews
B: Offering of a comprehensive further education and training programme at the Haniel Academy as a central component of human
resources development within the Haniel Group
A: In 2014, supervisors held a review with 98.6 per cent of Holding Company employees to discuss their abilities and potential, and agreed on individual development plans.Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014
A: Works agreement on confidential work
B: Works agreement on telecommuting/
home office
A: Flexible working hours through flexitime or part-time
B: Offering employees option to work from home office if this is possible
B: The works agreement on telecommuting/home office entered into force on 1 January 2014.Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014
Health managementDevelopment of a holistic approach for a company health management
system with comprehensive measures relating to health care,
sport and fitness, nutrition and stress prevention.
In 2014, health-promoting measures were expanded, for instance
to include a more comprehensive sport offering and the provision
of fruit.
Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014
Environmental protection    
7. Precautionary approach to environmental challenges
8. Promotion of greater environmental responsibility
9. Diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
Code of ConductIntegration of environmental aspects into the Code of Conduct and
requiring the divisions to issue corresponding guidelines
The updated Code of Conduct entered into force on 17 March 2014.Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014 http://www.haniel.de /en/responsibility/ corporate-governance/ code-of-conduct
Increasing employee awarenessA: Employee training on CR issues
B: Regular communication on issues relating to CR, including weeklong
campaign with comprehensive information on waste management,
paper use and energy efficiency
Publication of the first CR Report on 26 April 2014Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014
  Reduction of Holding Company’s climate footprintA: Launch of a project to increase energy efficiency and identify
potential savings and to implement initial measures
B: Procurement of electricity from renewable sources of energy
C: Continuous reduction of CO2 emissions from company cars
through Green Car Policy
B: 100 percent of the electricity used by the Holding Company is generated using renewable energies.
C: The CO2 thresholds for newly acquired company cars were reduced by 10g/km in 2014.
Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014
CR Report 2013, Page 15
Reduction of divisions’ climate footprintAgreement of targets with the divisions in order to help reduce their
climate footprint
A: CWS-boco saved 8.5 per cent in energy used per kilogramme of laundry throughout the Group (aggregated from figures for hand towel rolls, mats and workwear) as compared to 2012.
B: The “Optimize my Day” dispatch planning tool introduced in 2013 enabled CWS-boco to drive 850,000 fewer kilometres in 2014.
C: TAKKT increased the share of revenue attributable to sustainable products to 6.6 per cent.
Corporate Responsibility CR-Scorecard 2014
CR Report 2013, Page 27
Anti-corruption     
10. Anti-corruption measures Code of ConductDiscussion and consolidation of compliance-relevant issues such as
anti-corruption aspects in the updated Code of Conduct and requiring
the divisions to issue corresponding guidelines
The updated Code of Conduct entered into force on 17 March 2014.Corporate Governanace http://www.haniel.de /en/responsibility/ corporate-governance/ code-of-conduct
  Compliance management systemContinuous monitoring of compliance with statutory and internal Group requirements through preventative measures, including compliance reporting, a compliance officer and a compliance helplinePresentation on Compliance at the 2014 Group Conference focusing on anti-corruption and antitrust law issuesCorporate Governance
Compliance guidelinesDevelopment of new compliance guidelinesThe compliance guidelines entered into force on 1 May 2014. 

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