Sustainability Report 2015

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Stefanie Koch
Corporate Sustainability Officer
Georg Fischer AG
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

stefanie dot koch #at# georgfischer dot com

Corporate Communications
Georg Fischer Ltd
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

kommunikation #at# georgfischer dot com

Environmental performance indicators

  Unit 2015 2014  2013  2012  2011 

Energy

           
Total energy consumption 1000 GJ 6 210 6 127 6 326 6 309 6 871
Electricity 1000 GJ 2 963 2 900 3 015 2 957 2 999
Natural gas 1000 GJ 1 133 1 042 1 195 1 200 1 446
Coke/coal 1000 GJ 1 879 1 922 1 853 1 918 2 164
Oil/fuels 1000 GJ 207 230 229 210 241
Other energy sources 1000 GJ 28 32 34  24  21 
             
CO2 emissions            
Total CO2 emissions 1000 tons 592 594* 713 707 738
Scope 1 (Direct emissions: energy consumption) 1000 tons 252 248 250 255 293
Scope 2 (Indirect emissions: electricicty
and district heating)
1000 tons 338 338 455 445 437
Scope 3 (Indirect emissions: business travel) 1000 tons
             

 

Air emissions

 

           
Nitrogen oxides (NOX) 1000 tons 0.88 1.15 1.35 1.33 1.36
Sulphur oxides (SOX) 1000 tons 1.72 2.27 2.62 2.65 2.77
Methane (CH4) 1000 tons 0.52 0.72 1.04 0.98 0.93
Volatile organic compounds (VOC) 1000 tons 0.17 0.16 0.18 0.18 0.20
             

Water and wastewater

           
Total water consumption 1000 m3 2 926 2 749 2 841 2 835 2 867
City water from public supply 1000 m3 693 608 639 630 637
Cooling/industrial water from own supply 1000 m3 2 233 2 142 2 202 2 205 2 230
Wastewater volume 1000 m3 911 850 868 874 948
             

 

Waste and recycling

 

           
Total Waste 1000 tons 321 315 324 314 391
Normal waste, recycling 1000 tons 244 251 269 248 319
Normal waste, landfill, or incineration 1000 tons 54 43 36 45 47
Hazardous waste 1000 tons 23 21 19 21 25
Hazardous waste, recycling 1000 tons 17 15 13 14 17
Hazardous waste, storage, or incineration 1000 tons
             

 

Monetary values

 

           
Expenditure for environmental protection million CHF 16 14  14  20  17 
Energy cost million CHF 127 134 146 140 152
Water and waste water costs million CHF
Waste disposal costs and recycling credits million CHF

The environmental performance indicators include all GF production companies.

* The CO2 emissions (Scope 2) decreased mainly due to the purchase of hydro power certificates by the division GF Piping Systems.

Contact

Stefanie Koch
Corporate Sustainability Officer
Georg Fischer AG
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

stefanie dot koch #at# georgfischer dot com

Corporate Communications
Georg Fischer Ltd
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

kommunikation #at# georgfischer dot com

Social performance indicators

  Unit 2015 2014  2013  2012  2011 

 

Employees

 

           
Headcount Number 14 424 14 140 14 066 13 412 13 606
Female employees Number 2 491 2 305 2 275 2 165 2 109
  % 17.3 16.3 16.3 16.1 15.5
Women on management boards Number 76  74  73  75  68 
  % 12.4 11.8 11.7 12.1 11.1
Departures, total Number 1 435 1 642 1 692 1 363 1 416
Departures unwanted by GF Number 526 519 475 514 516
Employee fluctuation, total % 9.9 11.6 12.1 10.2 10.4
Employee fluctuation, unwanted by GF % 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.8 3.8
Part-time employees Number 334 307 324 311 335
  % 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.5
Employees with disabilities Number 277 279 264 247 240
  % 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8
Employee surveys Number employees surveyed 8 000 7 400 6 700 6 500 11 400
  Number companies 41 44 46 52 73
Investigated incidents of discrimination Number
             

 

Training and professional development

 

           
Training and professional development Number 11 900 10 900 10 700 11 000 10 800    
  % 83 77 76 82 79
“Off the job” training days Number 39 400 36 700 32 400 33 800 33 300
  Days per employee 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.5 2.4
Student interns Number 104 194 219 152 133
Apprentices Number 509 506 476 455 478
             

 

Health and safety

 

           
Work-related accidents involving injury Number 449 543 627 675 818
Accident rate per 1000 employees 31 39 45 50  61 
Fatalities, work-related Number
Absence days due to work-related accidents or illness Number 7 700 7 800 10 600 10 500 10 400
  Number (% of total working days) 0.23 0.24 0.32 0.33 0.32
Absence days, work-related and non-work-related Number 124 000 124 000 139 000 146 000 143 000
  Number (% of total working days) 3.8 3.8 4.2 4.6 4.4
             

 

Community

 

           
Order volume from workshops employing disabled people CHF million 2.1 2.7 2.5 3.0 3.5
Charitable donations CHF million 1.6 2.8 2.2 2.2 2.2

The social performance indicators include all GF companies with ten or more employees.

Contact

Stefanie Koch
Corporate Sustainability Officer
Georg Fischer AG
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

stefanie dot koch #at# georgfischer dot com

Corporate Communications
Georg Fischer Ltd
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

kommunikation #at# georgfischer dot com

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Contact

Stefanie Koch
Corporate Sustainability Officer
Georg Fischer AG
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

stefanie dot koch #at# georgfischer dot com

Corporate Communications
Georg Fischer Ltd
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen
Switzerland

kommunikation #at# georgfischer dot com