GRI index

Hansel reports according to the Core level of the internationally accepted Global Reporting Initiative GRI 4, updated in 2013. As required by the GRI guidelines, see the table below for the main content of the report and links to the information in question. If information is not available, this is mentioned in the table alongside an explanation for the omission. Some elements of the information are included in the financial statements.

Main content Further information
Strategy and analysis
G4-1 Chief Executive Officer’s Review
Background description of the organisation
G4-3 Name of the organisation Hansel Ltd
G4-4 Primary brands, products and services
G4-5 Location of the organisation's headquarters
G4-6 Number of countries where the organisation operates, and names of countries where either the organisation has significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report
G4-7 Nature of ownership and legal form
G4-8 Markets served
G4-9 Scale of the organisation
G4-10 Number of employees by employment contract, region and gender
G4-11 Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
G4-12 Organisation’s supply chain
G4-13 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organisation’s size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain No changes
G4-14 Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organisation
G4-15 Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organisation subscribes or which it endorses
G4-16 Memberships of associations and advocacy organisations
Identified material aspects and boundaries
G4-17 Group’s boundary Hansel is not a group
G4-18 Definition of report content
G4-19 Material aspects
G4-20 Boundary for each material aspect within the organisation Applies to entire Hansel
G4-21 Boundary for each material aspect outside the organisation
G4-22 Changes to previously reported information No changes
G4-23 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries No changes
Stakeholder engagement
G4-24 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organisation
G4-25 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders
G4-26 Approach to stakeholder engagement
G4-27 Key topics and concerns raised through stakeholder engagement
Report description
G4-28 Reporting period
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report
G4-30 Reporting cycle
G4-31 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents
G4-32 GRI content comparison
G4-33 Practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report
G4-34 Governance structure and committees
G4-36 Persons in charge
G4-56 Values and business principles


 effects outside the organisation
 effects within the organisation
Management practices
 key figure


Viewpoint Management practices and key figures Items left out Scope of reporting outside Hansel G4-21
Financial responsibility
Indirect financial impact
Hansel’s objective is to generate savings
CSR management
Assessment of savings
  Hansel’s business model, G4-EC8
Government administration
Purchase practices
Trends affecting purchase practices
CSR aspects in the procurement process
CSR aspects in the framework agreement
Equal treatment of suppliers
Electronic tendering solution
  Framework agreements, in which local aspects have been considered, G4-EC9
  SMEs share of the framework agreement
The indicator has been reported with regard to the framework agreements. As regards indicator G4-EC9, we have not reported the percentage of the purchase budget but a percentage of the framework agreement, in which local aspects have been considered, because Hansel does not follow its customers’ purchase budget. This aspect has been reported with regard to framework agreements, and its effects concern government administration and suppliers.
Environmental responsibility
Products and services
Accounting for CSR in framework agreements
Trends affecting operations
Environmental aspects in services and products
  An indicator that suits Hansel’s operations consists of the amount of procurements carried out under framework agreements with an ecolabel
The G4-EN27 indicator has been replaced with another one, because Hansel does not produce products and services generated through framework agreements. Suppliers
Suppliers’ environmental assessments
CSR aspects in the procurement process
CSR aspects in the framework agreement
  Environmental assessment of new suppliers, G4-EN32
  Framework agreements that have received the Hansel ecolabel
Social responsibility
Hansel’s equality plan
Well-managed work community that offers interesting work and opportunities for continuous professional development
 Employee turnover, G4-LA1
Strategy-oriented development of personnel expertise
  Training hours, G4-LA9
  Competence development programmes, G4-LA10
G4-LA10 b has not been reported, because the since such career endings that the indicator refers to are very rare and not material in Hansel.
Code of ethics approved by the Board of Directors
  Training on Code of Ethics, G4-SO4
Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken, G4-SO5
No reported cases of corruption in 2016. Suppliers Government administration
Product and service labelling
Hansel’s strategic objective is to assume a strong role in developing government procurement
Carrying out customer and supplier satisfaction surveys
 Customer and supplier satisfaction survey results, G4-PR5
Government administration
Assessment of suppliers’ societal impacts
CSR risk analysis
Accounting for CSR in the procurement process
  Screening of impacts on society by new suppliers, G4-SO9
No percentage figure can be given, because the survey was voluntary. The screening extends to the suppliers but not to their subcontractors.
Customers’ privacy protection
Data security policy
  Monitoring of data security breaches, G4-PR8
No reported data security breaches in 2015.