Since 2012, our SD report has been structured according material issues in response to stakeholder needs. This stakeholder- and issue-focussed and performance-based approach aligns with our SD strategy and reflects what is important to our business and stakeholders, and what impact our company.
A detailed assessment was conducted on the findings of past years’ engagement exercises. We then draw on our regular stakeholder engagement exercises to monitor current priorities and emerging issues. Although the importance of certain issues, such as waste management, sustainable sourcing and biodiversity, has increased over the years, some of the topics such as climate change have remained high as stakeholders’ priorities over the years. These top issues continue to form the framework of this year’s Sustainable Development Report: