Year 2017

GRI content index

Code

GRI Standard Disclosures

Reference page

Remarks

 

Strategy and Analysis

   

G4-1

CEO's statement

Posti Group's Financial Statement Release 2017 

 

G4-2

Key impacts, risks, and opportunities

Board of Directors' Report

 
 

Organizational Profile

   

G4-3

Name of the organization

 

Posti Group Corporation

G4-4

Primary brands, products, and services

Board of Directors' Report

 

G4-5

Location of the organization’s headquarters

 

Posti Group's headquarters is based in Helsinki.

G4-6

Number of countries and names of countries with major operations or that are relevant to sustainability issues

Board of Directors' Report

 

G4-7

Nature of ownership and legal form

Share capital and shareholding

 

G4-8

Markets served

Board of Directors' Report

 

G4-9

Scale of the reporting organization

Board of Directors' Report

 

G4-10

Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, region and gender

Indicators for people responsibility

 

G4-11

Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements

Indicators for people responsibility

 

G4-12

Organization’s supply chain

Ethical business practices throughout the supply chain

 

G4-13

Significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization's size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain

Board of Directors' Report

 

G4-14

Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization

 

The precautionary approach and principle has been taken into account in accordance with statutory requirements.

G4-15

Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses

Managing sustainability

 

G4-16

Memberships in associations (such as industry associations) and/or national/international advocacy organizations

Stakeholder engagement

 
 

Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries

   

G4-17

List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization

 

Board of Directors' Report, Group companies

 

G4-18

Process for defining report content and Aspect Boundaries

GRI reporting

 

G4-19

Material Aspects

Sustainability at Posti

 

G4-20

Aspect Boundary for each material aspect within the organization

GRI reporting

 

G4-21

Aspect boundary for each material aspect outside the organization

GRI reporting

 

G4-22

Restatements of information provided in previous reports

GRI reporting

 

G4-23

Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries

GRI reporting

 
 

Stakeholder Engagement

   

G4-24

List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization

Stakeholder engagement

 

G4-25

Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage

Stakeholder engagement

 

G4-26

Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group

Stakeholder engagement

 

G4-27

Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns

Stakeholder engagement

 
 

Report Profile

   

G4-28

Reporting period

GRI reporting

 

G4-29

Date of most recent previous report

 

March 23, 2017

G4-30

Reporting cycle

 

Annually

G4-31

Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents

GRI reporting

 

G4-32

GRI content index

 

Self-assessment has been made, no external assurance.

G4-33

The organization's policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report

GRI reporting

 
 

Governance

   

G4-34

Governance structure of the organisation and committees

Corporate Governance Statement

 

G4-35

Delegating authority

Managing sustainability 

 

G4-36

Executive-level positions with responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics

Managing sustainability

 

G4-37

Consultation with stakeholders

Stakeholder engagement

 

G4-42

Board of Directors’ role in setting purpose, values and strategy

Corporate Governance Statement

 

G4-45

Board of Directors’ role in the identification and management of risks

Corporate Governance Statement 

 

G4-46

Reviewing the effectiveness of risk management

Corporate Governance Statement 

 

G4-47

Frequency of risk reviews

Corporate Governance Statement

 

G4-48

Formal approval of the organisation's sustainability report

Managing sustainability

 

G4-49

Communicating critical concerns

Corporate Governance Statement

 

G4-51

Remuneration policies for the Board and senior executives

Remuneration Statement

 

G4-56

Organization's values, principles, standards and codes

Managing sustainability

 

G4-57

Internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity

Code of Conduct

 

G4-58

Internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity

Code of Conduct 

 
       

Code

Indicators

Reference page

Remarks

 

Generic Disclosures on Management Approach

   
 

Category: Economic

   

G4-EC1

Direct economic value generated and distributed

Sustainable business,

Tax footprint

 

G4-EC4

Financial assistance received from government

Other operating income

 

G4-EC9

Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation

Ethical business practices throughout the supply chain

 
 

Category: Environmental

   

G4-EN3

Energy consumption within the organization

Indicators for environmental responsibility

 

G4-EN5

Energy intensity

Indicators for environmental responsibility

 

G4-EN6

Reduction of energy consumption

Energy-efficient operations

 

G4-EN15

Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (scope 1)

Indicators for environmental responsibility

 

G4-EN16

Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (scope 2)

Indicators for environmental responsibility

 

G4-EN17

Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (scope 3)

Indicators for environmental responsibility

 

G4-EN18

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity

Indicators for environmental responsibility

 

G4-EN19

Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

A pioneer of green logistics, Posti Green creates added value for customers

 

G4-EN23

Total weight of waste by type and disposal method

Indicators for environmental responsibility

 

G4-EN24

Total number and volume of significant spills

 

There were two incidents of hazardous substances being spilled into the environment during the reporting period. In the first incident, an estimated 300–400 liters of plant protection agents were spilled on the ground in a groundwater area due to a container coming loose from a truck and trailer combination. In the second incident, a mistake made in the lifting of a barrel at a terminal yard resulted in approximately 150 liters of paint being spilled in the yard. In both incidents, clean-up began immediately in accordance with the relevant instructions and in cooperation with the Fire Brigade.

G4-EN27

Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services

Posti Green creates added value for customers

 

G4-EN29

Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations

 

No significant fines or sanctions during the reporting period.

G4-EN30

Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials for the organization’s operations, and transporting members of the workforce

Indicators for environmental responsibility      

 

G4-EN32

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

Ethical business practices throughout the supply chain

 
 

Category: People

   

G4-LA1

Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region

Indicators for people responsibility

Covers mainly only operations in Finland. More information is available on Indicators for people responsibility.

G4-LA4

Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether it is specified in collective agreements

 

The minimum notification time is between 14 days and 6 months depending on the duration of the employment relationship, and it is included in most of the collective agreements that are applied in the Group.

G4-LA6

Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities, by region and by gender

On the path toward an accident-free workplace,

Indicators for people responsibility

 

G4-LA11

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category

Indicators for people responsibility

 

G4-LA13

Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men by employee category, by significant locations of operation

Indicators for people responsibility

 

G4-LA14

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria

Ethical business practices throughout the supply chain

 

G4-LA16

Number of grievances about labor practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

 

 

There were five grievances about labor practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms during the reporting period. After addressing the matters, corrective actions were taken in two cases.

G4-HR3

Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken

 

No confirmed discrimination incidents.

G4-HR10

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria

Ethical business practices throughout the supply chain

 

G4-HR12

Number of grievances about human rights impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

 

No reported grievances about human rights impacts.

 

Category: Society

   

G4-SO4

Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures

Statement of non-financial information 

 

G4-SO5

Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken

 

No confirmed incidents of corruption.

G4-SO6

Total value of political contributions by country and recipient/beneficiary

 

Posti Group does not support any political parties or institutions.

G4-SO7

Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes

 

No legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour or significant fines or other sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations.

G4-SO8

Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations

Legal proceedings

No significant fines or sanctions during the reporting period.

G4-SO9

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society

Ethical business practices throughout the supply chain

 

G4-PR2

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

 

None during the period under review.

G4-PR5

Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction

Stakeholder engagement

 

G4-PR7

Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, by type of outcomes

 

None during the period under review.

G4-PR8

Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data

Posti in the society

 

G4-PR9

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

Legal proceedings

No significant fines or sanctions during the reporting period.