Agilent Corporate Citizenship Report 2013

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

We applied the 2006 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines v3.0 (G3) available at  when developing the 2013 Corporate Citizenship Report .We self-declare that this report aligns with GRI Application Level A+

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
GRI Indicators
A Leader on Corporate Citizenship
Uncompromising Integrity
Sustainability Strategy
1.1 Strategy and Analysis Statement
1.2 Description of key impacts, risks and opportunities
2.1 Name of the Organization
2.2 Primary brands, products, and/or services
2.3 Operational structure of the organization, including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, and joint ventures
2.4 Location of Organization's headquarters
2.5 Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries with either major operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability issues covered in the report
2.6 Nature of ownership and legal form
2.7 Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers/beneficiaries)
2.8 Scale of the reporting organization
2.9 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, or ownership
2.10 Awards received in the reporting period
3.1 Reporting period for information provided
3.2 Date of most recent previous report
3.3 Reporting cycle (annual, biennial, etc)
3.4 Contact point for questions regarding the report or it contents
3.5 Process for defining report content
3.6 Boundary of the report (e.g., countries, divisions, subsidiaries, leased facilities, joint ventures, suppliers)
3.7 State any specific limitations on the scope or boundary of the report
3.8 Basis for reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries, leased facilities, outsourced operations, and other entities that can significantly affect comparability from period to period and/or between organizations
3.9 Data measurement techniques and the bases of calculations, including assumptions and techniques underlying estimations applied to the compilation of the Indicators and other information in the report
3.10 Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports, and the reasons for such re-statement (e.g., mergers/acquisitions, change of base years/periods, nature of business, measurement methods)
3.11 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope, boundary, or measurement methods applied in the report
3.12 Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosures in the report
3.13 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report
4.1 Governance structure of the organization, including committees under the highest governance body responsible for specific tasks, such as setting strategy or organizational oversight
4.2 Indication of whether Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer
4.3 For organizations that have a unitary board structure, state the number and gender of members of the highest governance body that are independent and/or nonexecutive members
4.4 Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the highest governance body
4.5 Linkage between compensation for members of the highest governance body, senior managers, and executives (including departure arrangements), and the organization's performance (including social and environmental performance)
4.6 Process in place for the Board to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided
4.7 Process for determining the composition, qualifications, and expertise of the members of the highest governance body and its committees, including any consideration of gender and other indicators of diversity
4.8 Internally developed statements of mission or values, codes of conduct, and principles relevant to economic, environmental, and social performance and the status of their implementation
4.9 Procedures of the highest governance body for overseeing the organization's identification and management of economic, environmental, and social performance, including relevant risks and opportunities, and adherence or compliance with internationally agreed standards, codes of conduct, and principles.
4.10 Processes for evaluating the highest governance body's own performance, particularly with respect to economic, environmental, and social performance
4.11 Explanation of whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization
4.12 External economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives or other initiatives to which the organization subscribe or endorses
4.13 Memberships in associations
4.14 List of stakeholders groups engaged by the organization
4.15 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage
4.16 Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group
4.17 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to these concerns, including through its reporting
DMA EC Disclosures on Management Approach 
EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, donations and other community investments, retained earnings, and payments to capital providers and governments
EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change
EC3 Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations.
EC4 Significant financial assistance received from government.
EC5 Range of ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation
EC6 Policy, practices, and proportion of spending on locally-based suppliers at significant locations of operation
EC7 Procedures for local hiring and proportion of senior management hired from the local community at significant locations of operation
EC8 Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services provided primarily for public benefit through commercial, in-kind, or pro bono engagement
EC9 Understanding and describing significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts
DMA Disclosure on Management Approach
EN3 Direct energy consumption by primary energy source
EN4 Indirect energy consumption by primary source
EN5 Energy saved due to conservation and efficiency improvements.
EN6 Initiatives to provide energy-efficient or renewable energy-based products and services, and reductions in energy requirements as a result of these initiatives
EN7 Initiatives to reduce indirect energy consumption and reductions achieved
EN8 Total water withdrawal by source.
EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water
EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused.
EN16 Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight
EN17 Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight
EN18 Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reductions achieved
EN21 Total water discharge by quality and destination.
EN22 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method
EN23 Total number and volume of significant spills
EN24 Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationally
EN25 Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the reporting organization's discharges of water and runoff
EN26 Initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts of products and services, and extent of impact mitigation
EN27 Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category
DMA Disclosure on Management Approach LA
LA1 Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region broken down by gender
LA2 Total number and rate of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region.
LA3 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by major operations
LA5 Minimum notice period(s) regarding significant operational changes, including whether it is specified in collective agreements.
LA6 Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs
LA7 Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region and gender
LA8 Education, training, counseling, prevention, and risk-control programs in place to assist workforce members, their families, or community members regarding serious diseases
LA9 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions
LA10 Average hours of training per year per employee by employee category.
LA11 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings
LA12 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews by gender
LA13 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity
LA14 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men by employee category, by significant locations of operation
LA15 Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender
DMA HR Disclosure on Management Approach HR
HR2 Percentage of significant suppliers, contractors, and other business partners that have undergone human rights screening and actions taken
HR3 Total hours of employee training on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained
HR4 Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken
HR5 Operations and significant suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at significant risk, and actions taken to support these rights
HR6 Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the elimination of child labor
HR7 Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor
HR10 Percentage and total number of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews and/or impact assessments
HR11 Number of grievances related to human rights filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms
DMA SO Disclosure on Management Approach SO
SO1 Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs
SO2 Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption
SO3 Percentage of employees trained in organization's anticorruption policies and procedures
SO4 Actions taken in response to incidents of corruption
SO5 Public policy positions and participation in public policy development and lobbying
SO6 Total value of financial and in-kind contributions to political parties, politicians, and related institutions by country
SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes
SO7 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations
DMA PR Disclosure on Management Approach PR
PR1 Life cycle stages in which health and safety impacts of products and services are assessed for improvement and percentage of significant products and services categories subject to procedures
PR2 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning health and safety impacts and services during their life cycle by type of outcomes
PR3 Type of product and service information required by procedures and percentage of significant products and services subject to such information requirements
PR4 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes
PR5 Practices related to customer satisfaction, including results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction
PR6 Program for adherence to laws, standards, and voluntary codes related to marketing communications, including advertising, promotion and sponsorship
PR7 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion and sponsorship by type of outcomes
PR8 Total number of substantial complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of data
PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services

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