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Data and Reporting

GRI Standards

GRI Standards

Universal standards

Organization profile

Organization Profile

Disclosure

External Assurance

Report Reference

SDG

102-01

Name of the organization

 

Scope of Reporting

 

102-02

Activities, brands, products, and services

 

Our purpose

Disease areas and solutions

102-03

Location of headquarters

 

Who we are

 

102-04

Location of operations

β

Where we are

 

102-05

Ownership and legal form

 

Capital and shares

Shareholders and shareholders structure

 

102-06

Markets served

β

Who we are

 

102-07

Scale of the organization

   

Total number of employees

β

Stronger together, stronger than ever

Total number of operations

β

Who we are

Net sales (for private sector organizations) or net revenues (for public sector
organizations)

β

Our performance

Total capitalization (for private sector organizations) broken down in terms of debt
and equity

β

Financials

Quantity of products or services provided.

 

Letter to our stakeholders

Disease areas and solutions

102-08

Information on employees and other workers

   

Total number of employees by employment contract (permanent and temporary), by gender

β

People data

Total number of employees by employment contract (permanent and temporary), by region

β

People data

Total number of employees by employment type (fulltime and parttime), by gender

β

People data

Whether a significant portion of the organization’s activities are performed by workers who are not employees. If applicable, a description of the nature and scale of work performed by workers who are not employees.

β

People data

Who we are

Any significant variations in the numbers reported in Disclosures a, b, and c
(such as seasonal variations in the tourism or agricultural industries).

 

No significant variations

An explanation of how the data have been compiled, including any assumptions made

β

Who we are

102-09

Supply chain

 

Securing supply chains

102-10

Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain

 

Securing supply chains

 

102-11

Precautionary Principle or approach

 

Risk management

 

102-12

External initiatives

 

Collaborating for better care

COVID-19 collaborations

102-13

Membership of associations

 

Collaborating for better care

Strategy

Strategy

Disclosure

External Assurance

Report Reference

SDG

102-14

Statement from senior decisionmaker

 

Letter to stakeholder

 

102-15

Key impacts, risks, and opportunities

 

Top risks in 2020

 

Ethics and integrity

Ethics and integrity

Disclosure

External Assurance

Report Reference

SDG

102-16

Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior

β

How we work

Business conduct

102-17

Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics

 

Promoting and embracing ethical behaviors

Governance

Governance

Disclosure

External Assurance

Report Reference

SDG

102-18

Governance structure

β

Our Governance

Board of Directors and Board committees

 

102-20

Executive level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics

 

Sustainability is our business approach

Board of Directors and Board committees

Executive Committee

102-21

Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics

 

Our 2019 Materiality Assessment

Sustainability is our business approach

102-22

Composition of the highest governance body and its committees

 

Board of Directors and Board committees

102-23

Chair of the highest governance body

 

Board of Directors and Board committees

102-24

Nominating and selecting the highest governance body

 

Board of Directors and Board committees

102-26

Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy

 

Executive Committee

 

102-30

Effectiveness of risk management processes

 

Risk management

 

102-32

Highest governance body’s role in sustainability reporting

 

Sustainability is our business approach

 

102-35

Remuneration policies

 

Remuneration report

 

102-40

List of stakeholder groups

 

Sustainability is our business approach

Collaborating for better care

Our 2019 Materiality Assessment

 

102-41

Collective bargaining agreements

 

Collective bargaining agreements are country-specific

 

Stakeholder engagement

Stakeholder Engagement

Disclosure

External Assurance

Report Reference

SDG

102-42

Identifying and selecting stakeholders

 

Sustainability is our business approach

Collaborating for better care

Our 2019 Materiality Assessment

 

102-43

Approach to stakeholder engagement

 

Sustainability is our business approach

Collaborating for better care

Our 2019 Materiality Assessment

 

102-44

Key topics and concerns raised

 

Sustainability is our business approach

Collaborating for better care

Our 2019 Materiality Assessment

 

Reporting principles

Reporting principles

Disclosure

External Assurance

Report Reference

SDG

102-45

Entities included in the consolidated financial statements

 

Financials

 

102-46

Defining report content and topic Boundaries

 

Sustainability is our business approach

Our 2019 Materiality Assessment

 

102-47

List of material topics

 

Sustainability is our business approach

 

102-48

Restatements of information (ie organizational model)

 

Innovating with patients with severe diseases

 

102-49

Changes in reporting

 

No changes in material topics

 

102-50

Reporting period

β

Our performance

 

102-51

Date of most recent report

β

Our performance

 

102-52

Reporting cycle

β

Our performance

 

102-53

Contact point for questions regarding the report

β

Contact details

 

102-54

Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards

β

About this report

 

102-55

GRI content index

β

GRI Standards

 

102-56

External assurance

β

Assurance Report

 

Topic specific standards

Economic

Economic

Disclosure

External Assurance

Report Reference

SDG

GRI 201: Economic performance

    

201-01

Direct economic value generated and distributed

β

Financials

201-03

Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans

β

Financials

GRI 202: Market Presence

    

202-02

Proportion of senior management hired from the local community

 

Diversity, equity and inclusion

 

GRI 205: Anti-corruption

    

205-01

Operations assessed for risks related to corruption

 

Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (ABAC)

205-02

Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures

Total number and percentage of governance body members that the organization’s anticorruption policies and procedures have been communicated to, broken down by region.

 

No disclosure

Total number and percentage of employees that the organization’s anticorruption policies and procedures have been communicated to, broken down by employee category and region.

  

No disclosure

Total number and percentage of business partners that the organization’s anticorruption policies and procedures have been communicated to, broken down by type of business partner and region. Describe if the organization’s anticorruption policies and procedures have been communicated to any other persons or organizations

  

No disclosure

Total number and percentage of governance body members that have received training on
anticorruption, broken down by region

  

No disclosure

Total number and percentage of employees that have received training on anticorruption,
broken down by employee category and region

β

Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (ABAC)

205-03

Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken

 

Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (ABAC)

Environmental

Environmental

Disclosure

External Assurance

Report Reference

SDG

GRI 302: Energy

    

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Caring for the planet

Becoming more energy efficient

 

103-2

The management approach and its components

 

Caring for the planet

Becoming more energy efficient

 

103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Caring for the planet

Becoming more energy efficient

 

302-1

Energy consumption within the organization

β

Caring for the planet

Becoming more energy efficient

302-4

Reduction of energy consumption

 

Caring for the planet

Becoming more energy efficient

GRI 303: Water and effluents

    

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Caring for the planet

Reducing our water withdrawal

 

103-2

The management approach and its components

 

Caring for the planet

Reducing our water withdrawal

 

103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Caring for the planet

Reducing our water withdrawal

 

303-1

Interactions with water as a shared resource

 

Caring for the planet

Reducing our water withdrawal

303-3

Water withdrawal

β

Caring for the planet

Reducing our water withdrawal

GRI 305: Emissions

    

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Caring for the planet

Carbon neutral by 2030

 

103-2

The management approach and its components

 

Caring for the planet

Carbon neutral by 2030

 

103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Caring for the planet

Carbon neutral by 2030

 

305-1

Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions

β

Carbon neutral by 2030

305-2

Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions

β

Carbon neutral by 2030

305-3

Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions

 

Carbon neutral by 2030

GRI 306: Effluents and waste

    

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Caring for the planet

Reducing our waste generation

 

103-2

The management approach and its components

 

Caring for the planet

Reducing our waste generation

 

103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Caring for the planet

Reducing our waste generation

 

306-2

Waste by type and disposal method

β

Environmental Data

306-3

Significant spills

β

Environmental Data

306-4

Transport of hazardous waste

β

Environmental Data

Social

Social

Disclosure

External Assurance

Report Reference

SDG

GRI 401: Employment

    

401-1

New employee hires and employee turnover

β

People data

Learning and development

GRI 403: Occupational health and safety

    

403-1

Occupational health and safety management system

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

Where we are

403-2

Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigation

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

403-3

Occupational health services

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

403-4

Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safety

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

403-5

Worker training on occupational health and safety

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

403-6

Promotion of worker health

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

403-7

Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

403-8

Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

403-9

Work-related injuries

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

GRI 404: Training and education

    
     

404-3

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews

 

Learning and development

GRI 405: Diversity and equal opportunity

    

405-1

Diversity of governance bodies and employees

β

Diversity, equity and inclusion

Our Governance

GRI 408: Child labor

    

408-1

Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor

 

Human rights

GRI 412: Human rights assessment

    

412-2

Employee training on human rights policies or procedures

 

Responsible Business Conduct

People data

Total number of hours in the reporting period devoted to training on human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations

  

No disclosure.

Percentage of employees trained during the reporting period in human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations

β

Responsible Business Conduct

People data

GRI 413: Local communities

    

413-1

Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs

 

Caring for communities

GRI 416: Customer health and safety

    

416-1

Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories

 

Patient and drug safety

416-2

Incidents of noncompliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services

 

Patient and drug safety

GRI 417: Marketing and labeling

    

417-1

Requirements for product and service information and labeling

 

Product responsibility

GRI 418: Customer privacy

    

418-1

Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data

 

Top risks in 2020

 

GRI 501: Employee engagement

    

501-1

Percentage of colleagues engaging in UCB Voices

 

Integrating employees’ insights

 

501-2

Percentage of colleagues completing the mandatory training programs

 

People data

GRI 601: Innovation

    

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Innovating for patients with severe diseases

 

103-2

The management approach and its components

 

Innovating for patients with severe diseases

 

103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Innovating for patients with severe diseases

 

601-1

Percentage of the revenue invested in R&D

 

Our performance

601-2

Number of assets in Pipeline (FIH, Label)

 

Our performance

Our pipeline

     

GRI 701: Access to Medicines

    

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Providing access to our solutions

 

103-2

The management approach and its components

 

Providing access to our solutions

 

103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Providing access to our solutions

 

701-1

Access performance

 

Our performance

Providing access to our solutions

GRI 801: Health and well-being 2019

    

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

 

103-2

The management approach and its components

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

 

103-3

Evaluation of the management approach

 

Health, safety and wellbeing

 

801-1

Health and well-being index

 

Our performance

Health, safety and wellbeing