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    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
    Kilpailu- ja kuluttajavirasto on antanut 25.1.2016 Oy Pohjolan Liikenne Ab:ta ja VR-Yhtymä Oy:tä koskevan seuraamusmaksuesityksen markkinaoikeudelle.
    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