GRI content index

GRI Content Index (Core)
There has been no external assurance of the report.
Indicator Contents Location/link Comment
General standard disclosures
Strategy and analysis
G4-1 Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization President and CEO’s review
Organizational profile
G4-3 Name of the organization VR Group
G4-4 Primary products and services VR Group
G4-5 Location of organization’s headquarters VR Group www.vrgroup.fi
G4-6 Number of countries where the organization operates Operating environment
G4-7 Nature of ownership and legal form Operating environment
G4-8 Markets served VR Group as a company
G4-9 Scale of the reporting organization Personnel matters
G4-10 Total workforce by employment type, gender, employment contract and region Personnel matters
G4-11 Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements A total of 96.9% of the personnel are covered by collective agreements.
G4-12 Describe the organization’s supply chain Responsible purchasing
G4-13 Significant changes during the reporting period relating to size, structure, or ownership or its supply chain Operating environment
G4-14 Explanation of whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization Environment
G4-15 Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses Energy-efficiency agreements
G4-16 Memberships in associations Stakeholder cooperation and memberships
Identified material aspects and boundaries
G4-17 Aspect boundaries Description of the annual report
G4-18 Process for defining report content Description of the annual report
G4-19 List all the material aspects identified VR Group as a responsible company
G4-20 The aspect boundary within the organization Description of the annual report
G4-21 The aspect boundary outside the organization Description of the annual report
G4-22 Explanation of the effect of any re-statements Description of the annual report
G4-23 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries Description of the annual report
Stakeholder engagement
G4-24 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization Stakeholder cooperation and memberships
G4-25 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage Stakeholder cooperation and memberships
G4-26 Approaches to stakeholder engagement Stakeholder cooperation and memberships
G4-27 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement Stakeholder cooperation and memberships
VR Group as a responsible company
Report profile
G4-28 Reporting period Description of the annual report
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report Description of the annual report
G4-30 Reporting cycle Description of the annual report
G4-31 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents VR Group/contact information
G4-32 GRI content comparison GRI content index
G4-33 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report There has been no external assurance of the report
Administration
G4-34 Governance structure and committees Administration
Ethics and integrity
G4-56 Values and principles governing business operations Responsibility management,
Safety management,
Customer management,
Human resources management,
Environmental management,
Purchasing management
Specific standard disclosures
G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization Environmental matters/energy
G4-EN5 Energy intensity Environmental balance sheet
G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumption Environmental matters/energy
G4-EN7 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services Environmental matters/energy
G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 1) Environmental matters/emissions
G4-EN16 Indirect greenhouse gas emissions (Scope 2) Environmental matters/emissions
G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas emissions intensity Environmental balance sheet
G4-EN19 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances Environmental matters/emissions
G4-EN21 NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions Environmental balance sheet
G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method Environmental matters/waste and recycling
G4-EN24 Total number and volume of significant spills Environmental matters/Soil and landscape
G4-EN27 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services Environmental matters/emissions
G4-EN29 Compliance with environmental permits There were no breaches of regulations referred to in GRI
G4-EN32 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria Responsible purchasing Supplier self-assessments
G4-EN34 Number of grievances about environmental impacts Environmental matters/emissions
G4-LA1 Total workforce by employment type, employment contract and region Personnel matters
G4-LA2 Employee benefits Personnel matters/Supervisory work
G4-LA4 Operational changes Minimum notice period in operational changes is between 3 weeks and 3.5 months. Minimum notice period and negotiating rights are laid down in collective agreements
G4-LA5 Worker health and safety committees Safety Occupational safety committees cover all personnel groups
G4-LA6 Workplace accidents and absenteeism Safety, Personnel matters
G4-LA10 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning Personnel matters/Supervisory work
G4-LA11 Performance appraisal discussions Report by the Board of Directors
G4-LA12 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per category according to gender and age group Personnel matters
G4-LA13 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men Equality plan. The pay systems used in VR Group are based on the collective agreements applied to the personnel group in question. Employee-specific contractual salaries are in proportion to market-based salaries and pay levels in other tasks in the Group.
G4-LA14 Supplier assessments Responsible purchase/Management of supplier network Supplier self-assessments
G4-LA16 Number of grievances about labour practices There were no grievances referred to in GRI
G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed VR Group/Key figures
G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization’s activities due to climate change Environmental matters/emissions
G4-EC3 Coverage of the organization’s defined-benefit plan obligations Pension liabilities are fully covered.
G4-EC4 Significant financial assistance received from government Rail passenger services purchased by the state
G4-HR3 Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken There were no incidents involving discrimination
G4-HR10 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria Responsible purchase/Management of supplier network Supplier self-assessments
G4-SO3 Risk assessments (corruption) Risk assessments cover all business divisions No significant corruption-related risks were identified.
G4-SO4 Training (ethical principles) Responsibility management No separate training on the subject was provided in 2014 because the guidelines were in the process of being updated and the training under the new guidelines will start during 2015.
G4-SO5 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken There were no incidents of corruption
G4-SO6 Contributions to political parties VR Group does not support politicians or political parties with contributions
G4-SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes There were no breaches of regulations referred to in GRI
G4-SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations There were no breaches of regulations referred to in GRI
G4-PR1 Safety reviews All production units have been audited in accordance with the rolling stock safety system in 2014. A risk assessment is always carried out when there are reasonable or significant changes concerning the rolling stock.
G4-PR2 Safety deviations There were no deviations resulting in fines or other sanctions. It is estimated that fewer than ten deviations resulted in warnings.
G4-PR5 Customer satisfaction Business operations /VR
Business operations /VR Transpoint
Business operations/VR Track
G4-PR7 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications There were no breaches referred to in GRI
G4-PR8 Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data There were no breaches referred to in GRI
G4-PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services There were no breaches referred to in GRI