Sustainability Report 2017

03 CONTENTS STRATEGY 06–15 CONCERNS 26–37 PROCESS MANAGEMENT 16–25 COMPANY 38–51 Strategic Analysis and Measures 08 Key Aspects 10 Objectives 13 Depth of the Value Chain 14 General Information 05 Imprint 51 Responsibility 18 Rules and Processes 18 Monitoring 19 Performance Indicators for Criteria 5–7 20 Incentive Systems 20 Performance Indicators for Criterion 8 22 Stakeholder Participation 22 Performance Indicators for Criterion 9 23 Innovation and Product Management 25 Performance Indicators for Criterion 10 25 Utilisation of Natural Resources 29 Resourcemanagement 30 Performance Indicators for Criteria 11–12 32 Climate-Relevant Emissions 35 Performance Indicators for Criterion 13 36 Employee Rights 40 Equal Opportunities 42 Qualification 43 Performance Indicators for Criteria 14–16 43 Human Rights 46 Performance Indicators for Criterion 17 46 Community 49 Performance Indicators for Criterion 18 49 Political Influence 50 Performance Indicators for Criterion 19 50 Compliance with laws and guidelines 50 Performance Indicators for Criterion 20 51 Ever since the financial year of 2017, we report voluntarily on our social and ecological responsibility as a company; also referred to as “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) or “sustainable management”. In doing so, we have applied the approved reporting standard of the German Sustainability Code (DNK). The DNK Declaration of Compliance that we drew up in 2017 forms the basis for this Sustainability Report. FORE WORD

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