Sustainability report

GRI index

Hansel reports in accordance with the internationally approved Global Reporting Initiative GRI 4 guidelines (Core). These guidelines were updated in 2013. As required by the GRI guidelines, the table below presents the main content of the report, as well as links to the material in question. If information is not available, this is mentioned in the table alongside an explanation for the omission. Some elements of the information are included in the financial statements.

General standard disclosures Additional information External assurance
Strategy and analysis
G4-1 CEO’s review
Organisational profile
G4-3 Name of the organisation
G4-4 Primary brands, products and services
G4-5 Location of the organisation’s headquarters
G4-6 Number of countries where the organisation operates, and names of countries where either the organisation has significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report
G4-7 Nature of ownership and legal form
G4-8 Market areas
G4-9 Scale of the organisation
G4-10 Total number of employees by employment contract, employment type, region and gender
G4-11 Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
G4-12 Organisation’s supply chain
G4-13 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organisation’s size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain No changes
G4-14 Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organisation
G4-15 Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organisation subscribes or which it endorses
G4-16 Memberships of associations and national or international advocacy organisations
Identified material aspects and boundaries
G4-17 Entities included in the organisation’s consolidated financial statements Hansel is not a group
G4-18 Process for defining the report content
G4-19 Material aspects
G4-20 List of entities or groups of entities within the organisation for which the aspects are material Concerns Hansel
G4-21 List of entities or groups of entities outside of the organisation for which the aspects are material
G4-22 Effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements No changes
G4-23 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries No changes
Stakeholder engagement
G4-24 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organisation
G4-25 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage
G4-26 Organisation’s approach to stakeholder engagement
G4-27 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement
Report profile
G4-28 Reporting period
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report
G4-30 Reporting cycle
G4-31 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents
G4-32 GRI content index
G4-33 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance
G4-34 Governance structure, including committees
G4-36 Positions with responsibility
Business ethics
G4-56 Ethics and integrity
  external impacts
  internal impacts



Material aspects DMA and indicators Omissions External assurance Aspect boundary limitations outside Hansel G4-21
Economic responsibility
Indirect economic impacts


 Hansel’s aim is to create savings for the state

 CSR management

 Estimate of savings

 Hansel’s operating model

Central government
Procurement practices


 Trends affecting procument practices

 CSR in procurement process

 Equal treatment of suppliers

 Framework agreements in which regional aspects are considered, G4-EC9

 Share of SMEs in framework agreements

Indicator has been reported regarding framework agreements. Of indicator G4-EC9 the percentage of procurement budget has not been reported, instead the percentage of framework agreement in which regional aspects have been considered, since Hansel does not monitor its customers’ procument budgets. Aspect has been reported concerning framework agreements and its impacts on central government and contract suppliers.
Environmental responsibility
Products and services


 Responsibility is a part of the company’s strategy

 Trends affecting operatios

 Environmental responsibility in services and products

 An indicator that is suitable to Hansel’s operations is the amount of central procurement through framework agreements where environment is considered

G4-EN27 indicator has been replaced with another, since Hansel does not produce products and services procured through framework agreements. Contract suppliers
Social responsibility


 Hansel’s equality plan

 Job satisfaction survey and leadership evaluation

 Employee turnover, G4-LA1



 Competence development is emphasised in Hansel’s strategy

 Average hours of training, G4-LA9

 Programs for skills management, G4-LA10

Indicator G4-LA10b has not been reported, since such career endings that the indicator refers to are very rare and not material in Hansel.


 Code of ethics approved by the Board of Directors

 No corruption cases

 Training on code of ethics, G4-SO4

Contract suppliers

Central government

Product and service labelling


 Hansel’s strategic objective is to assume a strong role in developing government procurement

 Customer satisfaction

 Results of customer satisfaction surveys, G4-PR5

Central government
Supplier assessment:

– Environmental assessments

– Assessment for impacts on society


 Considering environmental aspects

 Screening of new suppliers using environmental criteria, G4-EN32

 Risk analysis on the social responsibility

 Financial responsibility in framework agreements

 Screening of new suppliers using criteria for impacts on society, G4-SO9

Detailed percentage can not be presented, since clarification has been voluntary. The screening of the supply-chain covers contract suppliers, not sub-contractors.