THE INDEX TABLE OF THE GLOBAL REPORTING INITIATIVE (GRI) SHOWS AT A GLANCE GIZ’S KEY TOPICS AND THE CORRESPONDING INDICATORS FOR THE GRI STANDARDS.
|102-1||Name of the organization||Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH|
|102-2||Activities, brands, products and services|
|102-3||Location of headquarters||Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1 – 5
|102-4||Location of operations||GIZ has two registered offices in Germany, one in Bonn and one in Eschborn. The company is also represented at nine other locations in Germany, as well as over 80 offices around the globe.
|102-5||Ownership and legal form||Ownership: The sole shareholder of GIZ is the Federal Republic of Germany, represented within Germany by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF).
Legal form: GmbH
|102-6||Markets served||Over 1,500 projects currently operate in some 120 countries around the world, providing services in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work.
Our main commissioning party is the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
|102-7||Scale of the organization||Total number of employees:
Total number of offices: GIZ has two registered offices in Germany, one in Bonn and one in Eschborn. The company is also represented at six other locations in Germany, as well as over 80 offices around the globe.
|102-8||Information on employees and other workers|
|102-10||Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain||No significant organisational changes were made in the 2018 reporting period.|
|102-11||Precautionary principle or approach|
|102-13||Membership of associations|
|102-14||Statement from senior decision-maker|
|102-15||Key impacts, risks, and opportunities|
|Ethics and integrity|
|102-16||Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior|
|102-17||Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics|
|102-20||Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics|
|102-21||Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics|
|102-22||Composition of the highest governance body and its committees|
|102-23||Chair of the highest governance body|
|102-26||Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy||
Values, strategies and objectives are defined by the Management Board, the Management Committee, the Strategy Committee and the Sustainability Board. Strategic leadership is not one of the Supervisory Board’s roles.
|102-29||Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts|
|102-31||Review of economic, environmental, and social topics||
GIZ’s Sustainability Board meets four times a year.
|102-32||Highest governance body’s role in sustainability reporting||The Director Corporate Sustainability is the highest authority for sustainability reporting and responsible for publishing and the completeness of sustainability reporting. External audits are also conducted.|
|102-33||Communicating critical concerns|
|102-36||Process for determining remuneration|
|102-40||List of stakeholder groups|
|102-41||Collective bargaining agreements||As at 31 December 2018, GIZ employed a total of 20,726 staff worldwide. 6,530 of these employees have employment contracts that are subject to German labour law and collective bargaining agreements. This figure represents 31.5% of all GIZ staff.
The 14,196 members of GIZ’s national staff have employment contracts concluded in accordance with the local terms of employment in their country of assignment and/or region.
A total of 16,658 employees work outside Germany, which accounts for 80% of all GIZ staff. This figure also includes 2,462 seconded staff with employment contracts that are subject to German law.
|102-42||Identifying and selecting stakeholders|
|102-43||Approach to stakeholder engagement|
|102-44||Key topics and concerns raised|
|102-45||Entities included in the consolidated financial statements||GIZ is the entity included in the consolidated financial statements.|
|102-46||Defining report content and topic Boundaries|
|102-47||List of material topics|
|102-48||Restatements of information||No adjustments have been made.|
|102-49||Changes in reporting||Current topics: Biodiversity at German locations, Sustainable construction, Compliance and anti-corruption, Results orientation and lasting effects, Sustainable procurement, Communication and transparency, Cost-effectiveness and efficiency, Learning organisation, Social engagement, Work-life balance and health, Diversity and gender, Sustainable event management, Service quality and innovation, Client focus, Staff safety and security, Data protection, Employability
Modified topics: Risk management, Digitalisation in projects, Digitalisation within the company, Culture of cooperation, Sustainable mobility, Human rights in projects, Partner orientation, Environmental and climate protection in projects
New topics: Ressource efficiency, GIZ as a pioneer, Credibility in actions and communication
|102-50||Reporting period||2018/01/01– 2018/12/31|
|102-51||Date of most recent report||Corporate Sustainability 2017: January 2019
Integrated Company Report 2017: July 2018
Integrated Company Report 2016: July 2017
|102-52||Reporting cycle||Annually from the 2017 reporting period.|
|102-53||Contact point for questions regarding the email@example.com|
|102-54||Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards||This report is in line with the core standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
|102-55||GRI content index|
|102-56||External assurance||The external audit will take place in early 2020.|
|201: Economic performance|
|201-1||Direct economic value generated and distributed|
|201-2||Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change|
|202: Market presence|
|202-1||Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage|
|204: Procurement Practices|
|204-1||Proportion of spending on local suppliers|
|205-1||Operations assessed for risks related to corruption|
|205-2||Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures|
|The relevant GRI indicators will be available in early 2020.|
|401-1||New employee hires and employee turnover|
|401-2||Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees||Benefits provided to full-time employees are also provided to part-time and temporary employees.|
|403: Staff safety and security and Occupational health|
|403-6||Promotion of worker health|
|404: Training and education|
|404-1||Average hours of training per year per employee|
|404-2||Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews|
|404-3||Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews|
|405: Diversity and equal opportunity|
|405-1||Diversity of governance bodies and employees|
|405-2||Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men|
|406-1||Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken||As the issues brought up are often confidential in nature, consultations are always anonymous. All incidents are recorded and processed, but never passed on to third parties.|
|412: Human rights assessment|
|412-1||Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments|
|412-2||Employee training on human rights policies or procedures|
|413: Local Communities|
|414: Supplier social assessment|
|414-1||New suppliers that were screened using social criteria||Because there is currently no systematic screening of the extent to which suppliers and service providers meet social criteria, it is therefore not possible to put a percentage on this.|
|414-2||Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken||GIZ has not identified any violations of social criteria in its procurement chain and has therefore taken no action.|
|415: Public Policy|
|Management approach||GIZ is a federal enterprise and does not make donations to political parties.|
|415-1||Political contributions||GIZ is a federal enterprise and does not make donations to political parties.|
|419: Socioeconomic Compliance|
|419-1||Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area||No instances of non-compliance with laws and regulations were identified during the 2018 reporting period.|