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Combined Annual and Sustainability Report 2018

GRI-Index

This is the first time that this report has been prepared in accordance with the Core options of the GRI Standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), it was previously based on the G4 Guidelines. The material topics were identified in 2015 and reviewed in 2016 (see Stakeholder relations chapter). No external assurance of the report and the individual indicators was requested.

General disclosures
GRI G4 Indikator GRI‑Standards Indikator Description Links
Strategy and analysis
G4-1 102-14 Statement about the relevance of sustainability to the organisation Interview with Ingo Müller, Sustainability as a framework, Transparency in the supply chain
Organisational profile
G4-3 102-1 Name of the organisation About this report
G4-4 102-2 Primary brands, products and services Markets, The DMK Group
G4-5 102-3 Location of organisation's headquarters Map of sites
G4-6 102-4 Location of operations Markets, Corporate strategy
G4-7 102-5 Ownership and legal form The DMK Group, Managing Bodies
G4-8 102-6 Markets served Markets, Corporate strategy
G4-9 102-7 Scale of the organisation The DMK Group, Employee count overview
G4-10 102-8 Information on employees and other workers Recruiting by new channels
G4-12 102-9 Supply chain Transparency in the supply chain
G4-13 102-10 Significant changes to the organisation in the reporting period Corporate Strategy, Financial key figures, About this report, Interview with Ingo Müller
G4-14 102-11 Precautionary principle/approach GRI materiality analysis, Summary of key topics
G4-15 102-12 Support for external charters, principles and initiatives Broad stakeholder-approach and involvement of stakeholders, Transparency in the supply chain, More sustainable feed, SMETA social standard
G4-16 102-13 Membership in associations and advocacy organisations Dialogue with stakeholders, Table DMK in dialogue, Certified raw materials, Award as sustainable supplier, SMETA social standard
G4-11 102-41 Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements Recruiting by new channels
Material topics and topic boundaries defined
G4-18 102-46 Process for defining the report content and the topic boundaries About this report
G4-19 102-47 Material topics Summary of key topics
G4-22 102-48 Reasons for and effect of any restatements of information given in previous reports About this report
G4-23 102-49 Significant changes from previous reporting periods About this report
Engaged stakeholders
G4-24 102-40 Stakeholder groups engaged by the organisation Stakeholder relations section
G4-25 102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders with whom to engage Stakeholder relations section
G4-26 102-43 Approaches to stakeholder dialogue Stakeholder relations section
G4-27 102-44 Key topics and concerns raised Stakeholder relations section
Report profile
G4-28 102-50 Reporting period About this report
G4-29 102-51 Date of most recent previous report About this report
G4-30 102-52 Reporting cycle About this report
G4-31 102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report About this report
G4-32 102-54 Claimed "in accordance" option About this report, GRI-Index
G4-33 102-56 External assurance About this report, GRI-Index
- 102-55 GRI content index GRI-Index
Governance
G4-34 102-18 Governance structure of the organisation Managing Bodies
Ethics and integrity
G4-56 102-16 Values, principles, standards and norms of behaviour Interview with Ingo Müller, From the factories
Specific disclosures
GRI G4 Indikator GRI‑Standards Indikator Description Links
Material topic: Animal welfare GRI material topic: Animal Welfare
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Milkmaster-Programm, Dairy farming, Sustainability strategy DMK 2020
FP11 FP11 (GRI Sector Supplement) Housing type, Total of animals raised per farm, Farms in Milkmaster-Programme, Milk volume in Milkmaster Programme Keeping systems of the DMK dairy farmers 2018, Milkmaster as the basis of the milk delivery order
Material topic: Feed cultivation GRI material topic not available
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Dairy farming, Milkmaster-Programm
  DMK-own indicator Feedstuffs used Feedstuffs used 2018
Material topic: Transparency in the supply chain GRI material topics: Assessment of suppliers with regard to environmental topics/labour practices/human rights
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Transparency in the supply chain
  DMK-own indicator Share of suppliers which have subscribed to the DMK Supplier Code Transparency in the supply chain, Indicator is currently not collected
Material topic: Milk prices GRI material topic: Economic performance
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Interview with Ingo Müller
G4-EC1 201-01 Direct economic value earned and distributed Financial key figures
  DMK-own indicator Milk prices Milk prices 2018
Material topic: Product quality and safety GRI material topic: customer health and safety
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, More quality through know-how transfer and Rising customer requirements, Sustainability strategy DMK 2020
G4-PR1 416-01 Products for which health and safety are assessed More quality through know-how transfer and Rising customer requirements
FP5 FP5 Sites certified independently for quality and product safety More quality through know-how transfer and Rising customer requirements
Material topic: Eco-balance (life cycle analysis) GRI material topic: Emissions
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Transparency in the supply chain, Dairy farming, Sustainability strategy DMK 2020
G4-EN15 305-01 Direct GHG emissions1 Specific energy consumption improved
GRI material topic: Products and services
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Dairy farming, Environmental protection at the production sites
G4-EN27 302-5 Senkung des Energiebedarfs für Produkte und Dienstleistungen Focus on energy management
Material topic: Energy GRI material topic: Energy
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Environmental protection at the production sites, Sustainability strategy DMK 2020
G4-EN3 302-1 Energy consumption within the organisation2 Direct energy consumption
G4-EN6 302-4 Reduction of energy consumption Focus on energy management
Material topic: Water GRI material topic: Water
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Environmental protection at the production sites, Sustainability strategy DMK 2020
G4-EN8 303-1 Water withdrawal by source Fresh water consumption
GRI material topic: Effluents and waste
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Environmental protection at the production sites
G4-EN22 306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination Effluent
Material topic: Occupational health and safety GRI material topic: Occupational health and safety
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, From the factories, Sustainability strategy DMK 2020
G4-LA6 403-2 Injuries, occupational diseases, lost days, absenteeism and work-related fatalities3 Occupational safety and health improved as well as graphic accidents
Material topic: Attractiveness as employer GRI material topic: Employment
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Sustainability strategy DMK 2020
G4-LA1 401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover Recruiting by new channels
G4-DMA 401-3 Parental leave Employee count overview
GRI material topic: Training and education
GRI-DMA GRI 103 Management approach Summary of key topics, Employees
G4-LA9 404-1 Training and education4 Employee count overview
 
Notes and omissions:
  1. GRI 305-01: CO2-emissions only relating to in-house production.
  2. GRI 302-1: Total consumption and quantity of purchased heating energy, cooling energy, steam and electricity not stated.
  3. GRI 403-2: Rate of injury corresponds to number of accidents. Rates of occupational diseases, absenteeism and work-related fatalities not disclosed. Differentiation by gender and data about contractual partners not available.
  4. GRI 404-1: Hours of training by employee category are not currently recorded in the training controlling system.