Key Performance Indicators to criteria 17

Key Performance Indicator GRI SRS-412-3: Investment agreements subject to human rights screenings
The reporting organization shall report the following information:

a. Total number and percentage of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening.

b. The definition used for ‘significant investment agreements’.

Criterion Available Information
Total number and percentage of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening 87.5% in indirect purchasing. Work continues on an improvement.
The definition used for "significant investment agreements" Orders above 50,000 EUR covered by a delivery contract (only in Indirect Purchasing).  Human rights clauses are not contained in this delivery contract; however, most suppliers subsequently signed our Code of Conduct.    
All suppliers are located in Europe, with the majority in Germany.

Key Performance Indicator GRI SRS-412-1: Operations subject to human rights reviews
The reporting organization shall report the following information:

a. Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or human rights impact assessments, by country.

Criterion Available Information
Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or human rights impact assessments, by country. Because all production sites of the Werner & Mertz Group are within the EU, we do not consider it necessary to conduct an explicit review of adherence to human rights.

Key Performance Indicator GRI SRS-414-1: New suppliers subject to social screening
The reporting organization shall report the following information:

a. Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using social criteria.

We do not consider the screening with social criteria necessary because suppliers commit to observing these criteria within the Code of Conduct.   

Key Performance Indicator GRI SRS-414-2: Social impacts in the supply chain
The reporting organization shall report the following information:

a. Number of suppliers assessed for social impacts.

b. Number of suppliers identified as having significant actual and potential negative social impacts.

c. Significant actual and potential negative social impacts identified in the supply chain.

d. Percentage of suppliers identified as having significant actual and potential negative social impacts with which improvements were agreed upon as a result of assessment.

e. Percentage of suppliers identified as having significant actual and potential negative social impacts with which relationships were terminated as a result of assessment, and why.

We do not consider the examination of social impact necessary because suppliers commit to observing these criteria within the Code of Conduct.