Aspect Materiality

  • Economic
    Aspect
    The word Aspect is used in the GRI G4 Guidelines to refer to the list of subjects covered by the Guidelines. By scrolling over the specific Aspect, the reader can see the types of indicators the GRI associates with the Aspect.
    Influence on Stakeholders Decision Making
    Based on the GRI Implementation Manual, this is described as the main sustainability interests and topics raised by stakeholders as well as their corresponding expectations. Stakeholders are both internal and external and include (but are not limited to) employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers, industry partners, competitors, local communities in key destinations, regulators, NGOs and the media. Any Aspect beyond the threshold at which stakeholders' decision making is sufficiently influenced are marked in yellow.
    Significance of Kuoni's Impacts
    According to the GRI Guidelines, the organization’s significant economic, environmental and social impacts,impacts’ refer to those that are a subject of established concern for expert communities, or that have been identified using established tools such as impact assessment methodologies or life cycle assessments. Further, the Guidelines state that impacts that are considered important enough to require active management or engagement by the organization are likely to be considered to be significant. Any aspect beyond the threshold at which impacts of the organization are considered to be sufficiently signifcant are marked in yellow.
    Aspect Materiality
    Aspects considered material to the organization are marked in red.
    Aspects which crossed the threshold of importance for either "influence on stakeholders' decision making" or "significance of impacts" are marked yelllow. By clicking the material Aspects (in red), the reader can see a graphical representation of the entities within or outside the company for which the Aspect is deemed material (the so-called "Aspect Boundary").

    Economic Performance

    the direct economic value generated and distributed (EVG&D) on an accruals basis; risks and opportunities posed by climate change; coverage of the organization’s defined benefit plan obligations; monetary value of financial assistance received by the organization from governments
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    Market Presence

    Ratio of entry-level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage, percentage of senior management at significant locations of operation that are hired from the local community
         

    Indirect Economic Impacts

    The extent of development of significant infrastructure investments; Availability of products and services for those on low incomes; Enhancing skills and knowledge amongst a professional community or in a geographical region; Jobs supported in the supply chain or distribution chain; Stimulating, enabling, or limiting foreign direct investment
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    Procurement Practices

    Procurement budget used for significant locations of operation spent on suppliers local to that operation
         
  • Environmental
    Aspect
    The word Aspect is used in the GRI G4 Guidelines to refer to the list of subjects covered by the Guidelines. By scrolling over the specific Aspect, the reader can see the types of indicators the GRI associates with the Aspect.
    Influence on Stakeholders Decision Making
    Based on the GRI Implementation Manual, this is described as the main sustainability interests and topics raised by stakeholders as well as their corresponding expectations. Stakeholders are both internal and external and include (but are not limited to) employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers, industry partners, competitors, local communities in key destinations, regulators, NGOs and the media. Any Aspect beyond the threshold at which stakeholders' decision making is sufficiently influenced are marked in yellow.
    Significance of Kuoni's Impacts
    According to the GRI Guidelines, the organization’s significant economic, environmental and social impacts,impacts’ refer to those that are a subject of established concern for expert communities, or that have been identified using established tools such as impact assessment methodologies or life cycle assessments. Further, the Guidelines state that impacts that are considered important enough to require active management or engagement by the organization are likely to be considered to be significant. Any aspect beyond the threshold at which impacts of the organization are considered to be sufficiently signifcant are marked in yellow.
    Aspect Materiality
    Aspects considered material to the organization are marked in red.
    Aspects which crossed the threshold of importance for either "influence on stakeholders' decision making" or "significance of impacts" are marked yelllow. By clicking the material Aspects (in red), the reader can see a graphical representation of the entities within or outside the company for which the Aspect is deemed material (the so-called "Aspect Boundary").

    Materials

    total weight or volume of materials that are used to produce and package the organization’s primary products; percentage of recycled input materials used to manufacture
         

    Energy

    total fuel consumption from non-renewable sources; total fuel consumption from renewable sources; amount of reductions in energy consumption achieved
         

    Water

    total number of water sources significantly affected by withdrawal; total volume of water withdrawn
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    Biodiversity

    operational sites owned, leased managed or adjacent to protected areas; habitats protected or restored; Construction or use of manufacturing plants, mines, and transport infrastructure; Pollution (introduction of substances that do not naturally occur in the habitat from point and non-point sources); Introduction of invasive species, pests, and pathogens; Reduction of species;
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    Emissions

    greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as well as ozone-depleting substances, NOX, SOX, and other significant air emissions; Direct (Scope 1) emissions from operations that are owned or controlled by the organization; Energy Indirect (Scope 2) emissions result from the generation of purchased or acquired electricity, heating, cooling, and steam consumed within the organization; Other Indirect (Scope 3) emissions are all indirect emissions (not included in Scope 2) that occur outside of the organization, including both upstream and downstream emissions
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    Effluents and Waste

    water discharge; spills; total weight of hazardous and non-hazardous waste
         

    Products and Services

    the extent to which environmental impacts of products and services have been mitigated
         

    Compliance

    significant fines and non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance to environmental laws and regulations in terms of: Total monetary value of significant fines, Total number of non-monetary sanctions, Cases brought through dispute resolution mechanisms
         

    Transport

    significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials for the organization’s operations
         

    Overall

    total environmental protection expenditures
         

    Supplier Environmental Assessment

    percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria; percentage of suppliers identified as having significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts with which relationships were terminated as a result of assessment
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    Environmental Grievance Mechanism

    number of grievances about environmental impacts filed through formal grievance mechanisms
         
  • Labour Practices and Decent Work
    Aspect
    The word Aspect is used in the GRI G4 Guidelines to refer to the list of subjects covered by the Guidelines. By scrolling over the specific Aspect, the reader can see the types of indicators the GRI associates with the Aspect.
    Influence on Stakeholders Decision Making
    Based on the GRI Implementation Manual, this is described as the main sustainability interests and topics raised by stakeholders as well as their corresponding expectations. Stakeholders are both internal and external and include (but are not limited to) employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers, industry partners, competitors, local communities in key destinations, regulators, NGOs and the media. Any Aspect beyond the threshold at which stakeholders' decision making is sufficiently influenced are marked in yellow.
    Significance of Kuoni's Impacts
    According to the GRI Guidelines, the organization’s significant economic, environmental and social impacts,impacts’ refer to those that are a subject of established concern for expert communities, or that have been identified using established tools such as impact assessment methodologies or life cycle assessments. Further, the Guidelines state that impacts that are considered important enough to require active management or engagement by the organization are likely to be considered to be significant. Any aspect beyond the threshold at which impacts of the organization are considered to be sufficiently signifcant are marked in yellow.
    Aspect Materiality
    Aspects considered material to the organization are marked in red.
    Aspects which crossed the threshold of importance for either "influence on stakeholders' decision making" or "significance of impacts" are marked yelllow. By clicking the material Aspects (in red), the reader can see a graphical representation of the entities within or outside the company for which the Aspect is deemed material (the so-called "Aspect Boundary").

    Employment

    employee turnover; rate of new employee hires; benefits which are standard for full-time employees of the organization but are not provided to temporary or part-time employees; employees who returned to work after parental leave ended
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    Labor/Management Relations

    minimum number of weeks’ notice typically provided to employees
         

    Occupational Health & Safety

    percentage of the total workforce represented in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees; types of injury, injury rate (IR), occupational diseases rate (ODR), lost day rate (LDR), absentee rate; whether there are workers who are involved in occupational activities who have a high incidence or high risk of specific diseases; whether formal agreements (either local or global) with trade unions cover health and safety
         

    Training & Education

    average hours of training that the organization’s employees have undertaken; type and scope of programs implemented and assistance provided to upgrade employee skills; percentage of total employees by gender and by employee category who received a regular performance
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    Diversity & Equal Opportunity

    individuals within the organization’s governance bodies in each of the following diversity categories: Gender; Age group; Minority groups
         

    Equal Renumeration for Women and Men

    ratio of the basic salary and remuneration of women to men for each employee category
         

    Supplier Assessment for Labor Practices

    new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria; suppliers identified as having significant actual and potential negative impacts for labor practices with which improvements were agreed upon or relations treminated
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    Labor Practice Grievance Mechanisms

    number of grievances about labor practices filed through formal grievance mechanisms
         
  • Human Rights
    Aspect
    The word Aspect is used in the GRI G4 Guidelines to refer to the list of subjects covered by the Guidelines. By scrolling over the specific Aspect, the reader can see the types of indicators the GRI associates with the Aspect.
    Influence on Stakeholders Decision Making
    Based on the GRI Implementation Manual, this is described as the main sustainability interests and topics raised by stakeholders as well as their corresponding expectations. Stakeholders are both internal and external and include (but are not limited to) employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers, industry partners, competitors, local communities in key destinations, regulators, NGOs and the media. Any Aspect beyond the threshold at which stakeholders' decision making is sufficiently influenced are marked in yellow.
    Significance of Kuoni's Impacts
    According to the GRI Guidelines, the organization’s significant economic, environmental and social impacts,impacts’ refer to those that are a subject of established concern for expert communities, or that have been identified using established tools such as impact assessment methodologies or life cycle assessments. Further, the Guidelines state that impacts that are considered important enough to require active management or engagement by the organization are likely to be considered to be significant. Any aspect beyond the threshold at which impacts of the organization are considered to be sufficiently signifcant are marked in yellow.
    Aspect Materiality
    Aspects considered material to the organization are marked in red.
    Aspects which crossed the threshold of importance for either "influence on stakeholders' decision making" or "significance of impacts" are marked yelllow. By clicking the material Aspects (in red), the reader can see a graphical representation of the entities within or outside the company for which the Aspect is deemed material (the so-called "Aspect Boundary").

    Investment

    significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening; number of hours in the reporting period devoted to training on human rights policies
         

    Non-discrimination

    number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken
         

    Freedom of Association & Collective

    Bargaining operations and suppliers in which employee rights to exercise freedom of association or collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk; measures taken by the organization in the reporting period intended to support rights to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining
         

    Child Labour

    operations and suppliers considered to have significant risk for incidents of: Child labor; Young workers exposed to hazardous work; measures taken
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    Forced Labour

    operations and suppliers considered to have significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor either in terms of: Type of operation (such as manufacturing plant) and supplier or Countries or geographical areas with operations and suppliers considered at risk; measures taken
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    Security Practices

    percentage of security personnel who have received formal training in the organization’s human rights policies
         

    Indigenous Rights

    number of identified incidents of violations involving the rights of indigenous peoples
         

    HR Assessment

    total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews
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    Supplier Human Rights Assessment

    percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria; suppliers identified as having significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts; significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts identified in the supply chain
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    Human Rights Grievance Mechanisms

    total number of grievances about human rights impacts filed through formal grievance mechanisms; operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities
         
  • Society
    Aspect
    The word Aspect is used in the GRI G4 Guidelines to refer to the list of subjects covered by the Guidelines. By scrolling over the specific Aspect, the reader can see the types of indicators the GRI associates with the Aspect.
    Influence on Stakeholders Decision Making
    Based on the GRI Implementation Manual, this is described as the main sustainability interests and topics raised by stakeholders as well as their corresponding expectations. Stakeholders are both internal and external and include (but are not limited to) employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers, industry partners, competitors, local communities in key destinations, regulators, NGOs and the media. Any Aspect beyond the threshold at which stakeholders' decision making is sufficiently influenced are marked in yellow.
    Significance of Kuoni's Impacts
    According to the GRI Guidelines, the organization’s significant economic, environmental and social impacts,impacts’ refer to those that are a subject of established concern for expert communities, or that have been identified using established tools such as impact assessment methodologies or life cycle assessments. Further, the Guidelines state that impacts that are considered important enough to require active management or engagement by the organization are likely to be considered to be significant. Any aspect beyond the threshold at which impacts of the organization are considered to be sufficiently signifcant are marked in yellow.
    Aspect Materiality
    Aspects considered material to the organization are marked in red.
    Aspects which crossed the threshold of importance for either "influence on stakeholders' decision making" or "significance of impacts" are marked yelllow. By clicking the material Aspects (in red), the reader can see a graphical representation of the entities within or outside the company for which the Aspect is deemed material (the so-called "Aspect Boundary").

    Local Communities

    percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs, including the use of: Social impact assessments, including gender impact assessments, based on participatory processes; Environmental impact assessments and ongoing monitoring;
         

    Anti-corruption

    total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption; significant risks related to corruption identified through the risk assessment; total number and nature of confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken; percentage of employees that the organization’s anti-corruption policies and procedures have been communicated to
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    Public Policy

    total monetary value of financial and in-kind political contributions made directly and indirectly by the organization
         

    Anti-competitive Behavior

    total number of legal actions pending or completed during the reporting period regarding anti-competitive behavior and violations of anti-trust and monopoly legislation; main outcomes of completed legal actions, including any decisions or judgments
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    Compliance

    significant fines and non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations in terms of: Total monetary value of significant fines; Total number of non-monetary sanctions; Cases brought through dispute resolution mechanisms;
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    Supplier Assessment for impacts on society

    percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society; the significant actual and potential negative impacts on society identified in the supply chain
         

    Grievance Mechanisms for Impacts on Society

    total number of grievances about impacts on society filed through formal grievance mechanisms
         
  • Product Responsibility
    Aspect
    The word Aspect is used in the GRI G4 Guidelines to refer to the list of subjects covered by the Guidelines. By scrolling over the specific Aspect, the reader can see the types of indicators the GRI associates with the Aspect.
    Influence on Stakeholders Decision Making
    Based on the GRI Implementation Manual, this is described as the main sustainability interests and topics raised by stakeholders as well as their corresponding expectations. Stakeholders are both internal and external and include (but are not limited to) employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers, industry partners, competitors, local communities in key destinations, regulators, NGOs and the media. Any Aspect beyond the threshold at which stakeholders' decision making is sufficiently influenced are marked in yellow.
    Significance of Kuoni's Impacts
    According to the GRI Guidelines, the organization’s significant economic, environmental and social impacts,impacts’ refer to those that are a subject of established concern for expert communities, or that have been identified using established tools such as impact assessment methodologies or life cycle assessments. Further, the Guidelines state that impacts that are considered important enough to require active management or engagement by the organization are likely to be considered to be significant. Any aspect beyond the threshold at which impacts of the organization are considered to be sufficiently signifcant are marked in yellow.
    Aspect Materiality
    Aspects considered material to the organization are marked in red.
    Aspects which crossed the threshold of importance for either "influence on stakeholders' decision making" or "significance of impacts" are marked yelllow. By clicking the material Aspects (in red), the reader can see a graphical representation of the entities within or outside the company for which the Aspect is deemed material (the so-called "Aspect Boundary").

    Customer Health & Safety

    percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement; number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services
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    Product & Service Labelling

    total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, and whether the following product and service information is required by the organization’s procedures: The sourcing of components of the product or service; Content, particularly with regard to substances that might produce an environmental or social impact; Safe use of the product or service; Disposal of the product and environmental/social impacts; results or key conclusions of customer satisfaction surveys
         

    Marketing Communications

    total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, and whether the organization sells products that are: Banned in certain markets; the subject of stakeholder questions or public debate
         

    Customer Privacy

    total number of substantiated complaints received concerning breaches of customer privacy
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    Compliance

    total monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services