Key Performance Indicators to criteria 9

Key Performance Indicator GRI 4,16
Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group.

In meetings staff members are involved in the reporting. The voluntary sustainability working group gathers monthly. The staff survey in 2011 provided further input.

Key Performance Indicator GRI 4,17
Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting.

Questions concerning the institutional implementation. Question as to how social and/or ecological aspects can be treated as being at least of an equal importance as the ecologic aspects in the day-to-day R&D business.
Reaction: appointment of a sustainability officer.