GRI Table

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 as a company
G4-5 Location of organization's headquarters VR Group / contact information
G4-6 Where the organization operates VR Group as a company
G4-7 Nature of ownership and legal form VR Group
G4-8 Markets served VR Group
G4-9 Scale of the reporting organization Personnel matters
G4-10 Total workforce by employment type, gender, employment contract and region Personnel matters
Report by the Board of Directors
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 Report by the Board of Directors
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
Emissions
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 Relevance analysis
G4-20 The aspect boundary within the organization Description of the annual report
Relevance analysis
G4-21 The aspect boundary outside the organization Description of the annual report
Relevance analysis
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 Stakesholders
G4-25 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage Stakesholders and memberships
G4-26 Approaches to stakeholder engagement Stakesholders and memberships
G4-27 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement Stakesholders
Relevance analysis
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-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 Governance
Ethics and integrity
G4-56 Values and principles governing business
operations
Reporting principles and responsibility management,
Safety management,
Customer management,
Human resources management,
Environmental management,
Purchasing management
Specific standard disclosures
Description of management
Values and principles governing business
operartions
Reporting principles and responsibility management,
Safety management,
Customer management,
Human resources management,
Environmental management,
Purchasing management
Economic performance
Economic impacts
G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Key figures,
Consolidated Income Statement
G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization’s activities due to climate change Emissions and discharges
G4-EC3 Coverage of the organization’s defined-benefit plan obligations Pension liabilities are fully covered.
G4-EC4 Significant financial assistance received from
government
Case Energy efficiency of rail traffic Rail passenger services purchased by the state
Environmental impacts
Energy
G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization Energy efficiency
G4-EN5 Energy intensity Environment
G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumption Energy efficiency
G4-EN7 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services Energy efficiency
Emissions
G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas emissions (scope 1) Emissions and discharges
G4-EN16 Indirect greenhouse gas emissions (scope 2) Emissions and discharges
G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas emissions intensity Environmental balance sheet
G4-EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions Emissions and discharges
G4-EN21 Nox, Sox and other significant air emissions Emissions and discharges
Effluents and waste
G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method Waste and recycling
G4-EN24 Total number and volume of significant spills Soil and landscape
Products and services
G4-EN27 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services Emissions and discharges
Compiance
G4-EN29 Compliance with environmental permits There were no breaches referred to in GRI
Supplier environmental assessment
G4-EN32 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria Managing the supplier network Supplier self-assessments
Environmental grievance mechanisms
G4-EN34 Number of grievances about environmental impacts Emissions and discharges
Social: labor practices and decent work
Employment
G4-LA1 Total workforce by employment type, employment contract and region Personnel matters
Report by the Board of Directors
G4-LA2 Employee benefits Interaction and incentives in the work community
Labor / management relations
G4-LA4 Operational changes Minimum notice period in operational changes is between 1,5 weeks and 3.5 months. Minimum notice period and negotiating rights are laid down in collective agreements
Occupational health and safety
G4-LA5 Worker health and safety committees Occupational safety committees cover all personnel groups. During the year 2015 in several business units the organizational changes occured to the stucture of the committees (some of the committees were changed from areal to centralized format).
G4-LA6 Workplace accidents and absenteeism Key figures,
Personnel matters
Occupational safety figures for 2015
Training and education
G4-LA10 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning Interaction and incentives in the work community
G4-LA11 Performance appraisal discussions Interaction and incentives in the work community
Diversity and equal opportunity
G4-LA12 Breakdown of employees per category according to gender and age group Personnel matters
Equal remuneration for women and men
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.
Supplier assessment for labor practices
G4-LA14 Supplier assessments Managing the supplier network Supplier self-assessments
labor practices grievance mechanism
G4-LA16 Number of grievances about labour practices There were no grievances referred to in GRI
Social impacts; human rights
Non-discrimination
G4-HR3 Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken There were no incidents involving discrimination
Supplier assessment for labor practices
G4-HR10 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria Managing the supplier network Supplier self-assessments
Society
Anti-corruption
G4-SO3 Risk assessments (corruption) Risk assessments cover all business divisions No significant corruption-related risks were identified.
G4-SO4 Training (ethical principles) Reporting principles and responsibility management
G4-SO5 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken There were no incidents of corruption
Public policy
G4-SO6 Contributions to political parties VR Group does not support politicians or political parties with contributions
Restriction of concurrens
G4-SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive
behaviour, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes
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Compliance
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 referred to in GRI
Social impacts; product responsibility
The health and security of the passengers
G4-PR1 Safety reviews Toimintaan liittyviä riskejä seurataan ja arvioidaan säännöllisesti sekä aina toiminnan ja toimintaympäristön muuttuessa. Rautatieturvallisuuden johtamisjärjestelmän johdon katselmukset toteutettiin 100-prosenttisesti. Kalustoturvallisuusjärjestelmän auditoinneista toteutettiin vain osa johtuen organisaatiomuutoksesta ja uuden organisaation käyttöönotosta. Kaikki tuotantoyksiköt auditoidaan vuonna 2016.
G4-PR2 Safety deviations Case: An incident caused by excessive speed There were 15 changes of deations during 2015.
Product and service labeling
G4-PR5 Customer satisfaction Business operations, VR Passenger services,
Business operations, VR Transpoint,
Business operations, VR Track
Marketing communications
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
Customer privacy
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
Compliance
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