Sustainability Report 2017

18. COMMUNITY The company shall disclose how it is contributing to the surrounding community in those regions where it runs key business operations. We are actively committed to helping children and young people through: · Monetary donations: To a non-profit organisation with worldwide aid projects for “Children in Need” (KIN). · Material donations: We regularly supply the regional food banks with our baked goods. · Sponsoring: Supporting sport and young people’s events in the region. We also support the integration of immigrants through language courses. PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR CRITERION 18 Performance Indicator GRI SRS-201-1: Directly generated and distributed economic value. The reporting organisation shall disclose the following information: a. The directly generated and distributed economic value, deferred on a pro rata temporis basis, in- cluding the basic components of the organisation’s global activities, as detailed below. If the data is presented in the form of cash basis accounting, then in addition to the disclosure of the following basic components, the reason for that decision must also be disclosed: I. Directly generated economic value: revenues II. Distributed economic value: operating costs, wages and services for employees, payments to investors, payments to the state, broken down by country, and investments at the municipal level III. Retained economic value: the “directly generated economic value” minus the “distributed economic value” b. The generated and distributed economic value must be disclosed separately, at the national, regional or market level, where this is of importance, and the criteria applied for determining its importance must be specified. This indicator has not been reported on for competitive reasons. At the SOS Children’s Village in Kleve: We made a donation to support educational work with children in the context of a bicycle repair shop project, and Lena Sinnack then visited to see it for herself. 49 48 Society

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