Sustainability Performance
Data and GRI

Performance Data

People
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Employees by region and gender FY18

Region

Total %

Male %

Female %

Australia
73.2
87
13
NZ and Pacific
25.7
83.91
16.09
Southern Africa
0.8
93.9
6.1
South America
0.2
88.5
14.5
Other
0.1
89
11

Employees by category and diversity – Australia and New Zealand only

Region

Male %
Female %
Senior executives
79
21
Total managers
80
20
Employees
66
34

New employee hires and turnover

Metric

Downer Australia and New Zealand Totals (incl. Spotless Aus)

Male

Female

Total number and rate of new employee hires during the reporting period
13,157
7,621
23.5%
13.6%
Total number and rate of employee turnover during the reporting period
13,598
9,328
24.3%
16.6%

Gender diversity

Metric

Target1

FY18 (incl. Spotless)

FY17 (excl. Spotless)

Result

Women in executive roles
No Target Set
20%
10.8%
Women in management roles
12% by 2020
17%
11%
Women employed
20% by 2020
35%
11%

1 Due to the acquisition of Spotless, Downer exceeded its gender diversity targets for FY18, which were set prior to the acquisition. New targets for FY19 have been set to reflect the changing nature of the operations and workforce demographics.

Health & Safety
(Employees and Contractors)
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Safety Performance

FY18

FY17

LTIFR per million hours worked
0.78
0.55
TRIFR per million hours worked
3.27
3.5
Fatalities
0
0
Fines and prosecutions
1
0
Environment
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Environmental Compliance

Metric

Unit

Target

FY18

FY17

Result

Significant environmental incidents (≥ Level 4)
Number
0
0
0
Prosecutions
Number
0
0
0
Infringement Notices (Fines)
Number
1
4
6
Infringement Notices (Fines)
AUD $
$2,720
$36,175

GHG Emissions

Variation from FY17

Unit

FY18 incl. Spotless

FY18 excl. Spotless

FY17

FY16

Incl. Spotless

Excl. Spotless

Scope 1 – Direct GHG emissions
Kilotonnes CO2-e
334.7
281.4
224.7
218.9
49%
25%
Scope 2 – Indirect GHG emissions
Kilotonnes CO2-e
86.5
42.0
38.9
43.4
122%
8%
Scope 3 – Indirect GHG emissions
Kilotonnes CO2-e
426.9
426.9
487.5
806.6
-12%
-12%
Total GHG emissions (Scope 1+2+3)
Kilotonnes CO2-e
848.1
750.3
751.1
1,068.9
13%
0%
Total GHG emissions (Scope 1+2)
Kilotonnes CO2-e
421.2
323.4
263.6
262.3
60%
23%
Intensity (Scope 1+2)
tonnes CO2-e/
AUD $m
36.2
36.2
33.7
35.5
7.5%
7.5%

GHG emissions (Scope 1 and 2) by sources

Variation from FY17

Unit

FY18 incl. Spotless

FY18 excl. Spotless

FY17

FY16

Incl. Spotless

Excl. Spotless

Electricity used by facilities
Kilotonnes CO2-e
86.5
42.0
38.9
43.4
122%
8%
Liquid fuels
Kilotonnes CO2-e
261.2
238.6
186.6
189.4
40%
28%
Natural gas
Kilotonnes CO2-e
70.3
41.0
36.5
27.8
92%
12%
Fugitive emissions from coal mining
Kilotonnes CO2-e
1.8
1.8
1.5
1.6
20%
20%
Refrigerants
Kilotonnes CO2-e
1.4
0.1
0.1
1,300%
Total Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions
Tonnes CO2-e
421.2
323.4
263.6
262.3
60%
23%

GHG emissions Scope 3

Variation from FY17

Unit

FY18 (incl. Spotless)

FY18 (excl. Spotless)

FY17

FY16

Incl. Spotless

Excl. Spotless

Emissions from contract mining operations not under Downer's operational control
Kilotonnes CO2-e
360.9
360.9
434.6
741.9
-17%
-17%
Emissions from construction and rail projects not under Downer's operational control
Kilotonnes CO2-e
19.7
19.7
6.6
9.2
198%
198%
Air travel – business flights for Australia and New Zealand based employees
Kilotonnes CO2-e
46.3
46.3
46.3
55.5
0%
0%
Total Scope 3 GHG emissions
Kilotonnes CO2-e
426.9
426.9
487.5
806.6
-12%
-12%

Energy

Variation from FY17

Unit

FY18 (incl. Spotless)

FY18 (excl. Spotless)

FY17

FY16

Incl. Spotless

Excl. Spotless

Energy consumption – liquid fuels
terajoules
3,961.1
3,633.2
2,901.4
2,979.9
37%
25%
Energy consumption – natural gas
terajoules
1,359.5
791.6
704.4
535.8
93%
12%
Energy consumption – electricity
terajoules
430.9
228.4
214.6
224.6
101%
6%
Energy consumption – other substances
terajoules
23.2
12.2
-100%
-100%
Energy consumption – renewables
terajoules
2.1
0.5
Energy consumption – total
terajoules
5,753.6
4,653.7
3,843.5
3,752.5
50%
21%
Energy intensity
terajoules – AUD $m
0.49
0.52
0.49
0.51
0.9%
6.4%
Energy production (Solar PV)
terajoules
2.1
0.5
100%
100%
Energy production (saleable coal)
terajoules
100,544.3
100,544.3
93,476.0
95,386.0
8%
8%
Energy production – total
terajoules
100,546.4
100,544.8
93,476.0
95,386.0
8%
8%

GRI Standard Content Index

GRI 102: General Disclosures
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Indicator

Description

Location of information

Notes

1. Organisational Profile

102-1
Name of the organisation
102-2
Activities, brands, products and services
102-3
Location of headquarters
Annual Report:
Back cover – page 141
102-4
Location of operations (number of countries where orgnanisation operates and names of countries with significant operations)
About Downer
Annual Report:
F4. Controlled entities
– pages 104-106
102-5
Nature of ownership and legal form
Annual Report:
F. Group structure – pages
96-106
Information for investors – pages 137-138
102-6
Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served and types of customers/beneficiaries)
About Downer
Annual Report:
Review of operations –
pages 4-11
B1. Segment information – pages 68-70
Quantity of products and services not identified
102-7
Scale of the organisation (number of employees, operations, net sales, total capitalisation, quantity of products/ services)
About Downer
Annual Report:
Review of operations –
pages 4-11
Consolidated statements and B1. Segment information 62-70
102-8
Information on employees and other workers (total workforce by employment contract, type, gender and region)
People
Performance data – pages 70-72
Employment contract and type not identified
102-9
Supply chain (description as it relates to activities, brands, products and services)
102-10
Significant changes to the organisation and its supply chain (organisation’s size, structure, ownership or its supply chain)
Annual Report:
E. Capital structure and financing - pages 89-95
F. Group structure – pages 96-106
102-11
Is the precautionary approach or principle addressed and, if so, how?
About Downer: Our Promise
Governance
Annual Report:
Business strategies – pages 14-15
Principle 7: Recognise and manage risk – page 134
The precautionary principle is an intrinsic component of our operational risk management approach
102-12
External initiatives (externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles or other initiatives to which the organisation subscribes or which it endorses)
About this report
Health and Safety
Environment
Governance
Annual Report:
Governance and risk management – page 122
TCFD – pages 124-126
ASX Principles – pages 127-135
102-13
Memberships of associations

2. Strategy

102-14
Statement from the most senior decision-maker

3. Ethics and Integrity

102-16
Values, principles, standards and norms of behavior
About Downer
Governance – pages 66-67
Annual Report:
Principle 3: Promote ethical & responsible decision-making – page 133

4. Governance

102-18
Governance structure
(including committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts)
Health and Safety
Environment
Governance
Annual Report:
ASX Principles – pages 127-135
Board and Committee Structure
Accountability for good governance and sustainability performance are embedded in short-term incentive plans for senior managers
Board Zero Harm Committee Charter

5. Stakeholder Engagement

102-40
List of stakeholder groups
102-41
Collective bargaining agreements
102-42
Identifying and selecting stakeholders
102-43
Approach to stakeholder engagement
102-44
Key topics and concerns raised

6. Reporting Practice

102-45
Entities included in the consolidated financial statements
About this report
Annual Report:
F4. Controlled entities – pages 104-106
Each section specifies if Spotless and Hawkins are included
102-46
Defining report content and topic Boundaries
102-47
List of all material topics
102-48
Restatements of information
No restatements
102-49
Changes in reporting
102-50
Reporting period
Reporting period is for financial year 2017-18
102-51
Date of most recent report
2017 Sustainability Report and 2017 Annual Report
102-52
Reporting cycle
Annual
102-53
Contact point for questions regarding the report
102-54
Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards
102-55
GRI Content Index
GRI Content Index – pages 75-82
102-56
External assurance
Independent Limited Assurance Statement included in this report

Specific Standard Disclosures

200 Economic Topics
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Indicator

Description

Location of information

Notes

GRI 201: Economic Performance

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundary
Annual Report:
Directors' Report - pages 11-12, 14-15
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
201-1
The management approach and its components
Sustainability snapshot
About Downer
Annual Report:
Review of Operations – pages 4-13
Consolidated Financial Statements – pages 62-65
Community investment expenditure is not reported. Community partnerships discussed pages 37-38. Sourcing of contractors, plant, equipment, raw materials, consumables etc. mostly through Australian and New Zealand suppliers.
300 Environmental Topics
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Indicator

Description

Location of information

Notes

GRI 301: Materials

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundary
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
302-1
Percentage of materials that are used that are recycled input material
Data not currently collected at Group level. Downer provides products and services with increased efficiency of resource use and greater use of recycled or re-purposed materials which reduces costs for customers

GRI 302: Energy

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundary
Environment
Annual Report:
TCFD – pages 124-126
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
302-1
Energy consumption within the organisation
302-3
Energy intensity
302-4
Reduction of energy consumption

GRI 305: Emissions

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundary
103-2
The management approach and its components
Annual Report:
TCFD – pages 124-126
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
305-1
Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1)
305-2
Energy indirect GHG emissions (Scope 2)
305-3
Other indirect GHG emissions (Scope 3)
305-4
GHG emissions intensity
305-5
Reduction of GHG emissions
Reduction of GHG emissions from products and services to meet customer requirements of lower carbon and lower costs

GRI 306: Effluents and Waste

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundary
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
306-3
Significant spills

GRI 307: Compliance

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundary
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
307-1
Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations
400 Social Topics
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Indicator

Description

Location of information

Notes

GRI 401: Employment

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundary
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
401-1
New employee hires and employee turnover

GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundary
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
403-2
Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational disease, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities
Report does not include absenteeism rate

GRI 405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and it’s boundary
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
405-1
Diversity of governance bodies and employees
People
Communities
Performance data
Annual Report:
Board of Directors – pages 2-3
ASX Principles 1 & 2 – pages 127-132

GRI 419-1: Compliance

103-1
Explanation of the material topic and its boundary
103-2
The management approach and its components
103-3
Evaluation of the management approach
419-1
Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area