Key Performance Indicators to criteria 20

Key Performance Indicator GRI SRS-205-1: Operations assesed for risks related to corruption
The reporting organization shall report the following information:

a. Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption.

b. Significant risks related to corruption identified through the risk assessment.

HMC has two corporate divisions, the trade fair division Hamburg Messe (HM) and the Congress Center Hamburg (CCH). The CCH is currently undergoing revitalisation and not operational. Therefore there are currently no risks associated with the CCH. The Hamburg Messe division is subject to periodic audits as part of the multi-year revolving auditing schedule of the Internal Auditing Department which includes Compliance and Anticorruption. No major corruption risks have been found to date.

Key Performance Indicator GRI SRS-205-3: Incidents of corruption
Die berichtende Organisation muss ├╝ber folgende Informationen berichten:

a. Total number and nature of confirmed incidents of corruption.

b. Total number of confirmed incidents in which employees were dismissed or disciplined for corruption.

c. Total number of confirmed incidents when contracts with business partners were terminated or not renewed due to violations related to corruption.

d. Public legal cases regarding corruption brought against the organization or its employees during the reporting period and the outcomes of such cases.

There was no corruption case in the year 2020. The Employment Contract, Collective Labour Agreement and HMC Corporate Compliance Programme prohibit employees from requesting, accepting, offering or granting any personal favours that are directly or indirectly linked to their professional duties, in particular in the context of initiating a business deal, or awarding or executing a contract, whether with a private individual, a business or a legal entity under public law.

Key Performance Indicator GRI SRS-419-1: Non-compliance with laws and regulations
The reporting organization shall report the following information:

a. Significant fines and non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and/or regulations in the social and economic area in terms of:
i. total monetary value of significant fines;
ii. total number of non-monetary sanctions;
iii. cases brought through dispute resolution mechanisms.

b. If the organization has not identified any non-compliance with laws and/or regulations, a brief statement of this fact is sufficient.

c. The context against which significant fines and non-monetary sanctions were incurred.

HMC was not penalised with any fines or non-monetary sanctions in 2020. For non-compliance cases please also refer to: "GRI SRS-205-3: Incidents of Corruption".