Sustainability Report 2017

PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR CRITERION 20 Performance Indicator GRI SRS-205-1: Business premises checked for corruption risks. The reporting organisa- tion shall disclose the following information: a. The total number and percentage of the production sites that have been checked for corruption risks. b. Significant corruption risks ascertained in the course of the risk assessment. Our only business locations, Bocholt and Drossdorf, are both in Germany. No risks are discernible. Checking for corruption risks is therefore not relevant for us. Performance Indicator GRI SRS-205-3: Incidents of corruption. The reporting organisation shall disclose the following information: a. The total number and type of confirmed incidents of corruption. b. The total number of confirmed incidents in which employees have been dismissed or received a warning due to corruption. c. The total number of confirmed incidents in which contracts with business partners have been terminated or not extended due to offences in connection with corruption. IMPRINT Published by: Sinnack Backspezialitäten GmbH & Co. KG Harderhook 15 46395 Bocholt Germany T: +49 2871 2505-356 F: +49 2871 2505-8035 6 E: I: Responsible for the content Lena Sinnack, Business Management Katrin Heisterkamp, Sustainability Officer, Elke Vohrmann, Vohrmann CSR-Consulting, Düsseldorf We should like to thank all staff who worked to draw up the German Sustainability Code (DNK) Declaration of Compliance. Layout marketingfaktur GmbH 19. POLITICAL INFLUENCE All essential submissions in the case of legislative procedures, all entries on lobby lists, all significant payments of membership dues, all funds allocated to governments, as well as all donations to parties and politicians should be disclosed, differentiated by country. Basically, the food legislation and the legal stipulations on environmental emissions and on adhering to limit values are relevant for us as a baked goods producer. Our company is not involved in any legislative proce- dures, nor do we carry out lobbying work. We do not make any donations to governments, parties or politi- cians. We hold memberships in business associations, the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce ( IHK ) and the German employers’ liability insurance association ( Berufsgenossenschaft ). PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR CRITERION 19 Performance Indicator GRI SRS-415-1: Party donations. The reporting organisation shall disclose the following information: a. Total monetary value of party donations in the form of financial contributions and non-cash benefits COMPLIANCE CRITERIA 19–20 which have been made by the organisation directly or indirectly, differentiated by country and recipient/beneficiary. b. If applicable, how the monetary value of non-cash benefits was estimated. No political donations were carried out. 20. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND GUIDELINES The company shall disclose what measures, standards, systems and processes for preventing illegal behaviour and, in particular, corruption exist, how these are checked, what results are available and where the risks lie. It shall set out how corruption and other legal violations are prevented, uncovered and sanctioned in the company. We comply with the applicable laws, which also include a prohibition on corruption. The persons responsible for ensuring that all company conduct is in compliance with laws and guidelines are the members of the Executive Board. In light of the low risk of corruption owing to being located in Germany, we do not currently consider it necessary to have an explicit compliance and anticor- ruption guideline and staff trainings. d. Any public legal proceedings in connection with corruption opened against the organisation or its employees during the reporting period, as well as the results of those proceedings. There are no corruption cases or lawsuits in connection with corruption. Performance Indicator GRI SRS-419-1: Non-compliance with laws and regulations. The reporting organisation shall disclose the following information: a. Substantial fines/financial penalties and non-moneta- ry sanctions due to non-compliance with laws and/or regulations in the social and economic area, namely: I. Total monetary value of substantial fines; II. total number of non-monetary sanctions; III. cases submitted in the course of dispute settle- ment proceedings. b. If the organisation has not ascertained any case of non-compliance with laws and/or regulations, a short explanation of that fact will suffice. c. The context in which the substantial fine or non- monetary sanctions were imposed. No violations of laws or regulations have occurred. No fines have been imposed. 51 50