GRI Index

General disclosures

General disclosures
Category Nr  GRI-description Section
Strategy & analysis G4‑1 Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organisation relating to relevance of sustainable development to the organisation and its strategy. Foreword
  G4‑2 Provide a description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities. Vision Gas
Vision Green
Vision Groningen
Organizational profile G4‑3 Name of the organisation. About GasTerra
  G4‑4 Primary brands, products and/or services. About GasTerra
  G4‑5 Location of organisation’s headquarters. About GasTerra
  G4‑6 Number of countries where the organisation operates and names of countries with either major operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability issues covered in the report. Sales and supply
Procurement from Virtual Trading
Points and Imports
Chain management
  G4‑7 Nature of ownership and legal form. Governance
  G4‑8 Markets serves (geographical breakdown, sectors served and types of customers/beneficiaries).     Sales and supply
  G4‑9 Report the scale of the organization.      Summary of financial results
Personnel and organisation
Annual accounts
  G4‑10 a. Numbers of employees by type of contract of employment and gender.
b. Number of employees on permanent contracts by employee category and gender.
c. Total workforce broken down by employees and other auxiliaries and gender.
d. Total workforce by region and gender.
e. Percentage of the organisation’s activities that are carried out by individuals that are legally regarded as self-employed or by individuals other than the company’s own employees/auxiliaries, including employees/auxiliaries of subcontractors.
f. Significant fluctuations in the number of employees.
Personnel and organisation
  G4‑11 Percentage of the total number of employees covered by a collective labour agreement. Collective Labour agreement and pension
  G4‑12 Description of the organisation’s supply chain. Chain management and animation
  G4‑13 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure or ownership. Reading guide
  G4‑14 Explanation of the application of the precautionary principle by the reporting organisation. Governance
  G4‑15 Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles or other initiatives to which the organisation subscribes or which it endorses. Chain management
  G4‑16 Membership of associations, e.g. industry associations, and national and international advocacy organisations. Foreword
Chain management
Stakeholder dialoque
Sharing knowledge
Ancillary positions held by members of the GasTerra Board of Directors and main- and ancillary positions held by members of the Board of Supervisory Directors.
Determination of material issues and demarcation G4‑17 a. Overview of all companies included in the consolidated annual accounts or similar documents.
b. Overview of all companies included in the consolidated annual accounts or similar documents that are not covered by this report.
Annual accounts
  G4‑18 a. Process used to determine the content and specific demarcation of the report.
b. Explanation of the principles used by the organisation to determine the content of this report.
Reading guide
Stakeholder dialogue
  G4‑19 Overview of all material issues established in the course of the process of determining the content of the report. Stakeholder dialogue
  G4‑20 Report of the demarcation within the organisation for each material issue. Stakeholder dialogue
  G4‑21 Report of the demarcation outside the organisation for each material issue. Stakeholder dialogue
  G4‑22 Consequences of any reformulation of information given in a previous report and the reasons for this reformulation. Reading guide
  G4‑23 Significant changes compared to previous reporting periods with regard to scope and demarcation. Stakeholder dialogue
Stakeholder involvement G4‑24 List of groups of concerned parties which the organisation involved. Stakeholder dialogue
  G4‑25 Basis for listing and selection of concerned parties that must be involved. Stakeholder dialogue
  G4‑26 Approach to involvement of concerned parties, including the frequency of consultation by type and group of concerned parties, and whether they are specifically involved in the context of the reporting process. Stakeholder dialogue
  G4‑27 The most important subjects and issues arising from consultation with concerned parties and how the organisation reacted to them, including via its rules. Report of which group of concerned parties raised each issue/question. Stakeholder dialogue
Report profile G4‑28 Reporting period for information provided. Reading guide
  G4‑29 Date of the most recent preceding report. Reading guide
  G4‑30 Reporting cycle. Reading guide
  G4‑31 Contact person for questions about the report or its contents. Contact
  G4‑32 a. The ‘in accordance with’ option selected.
b. The GRI table of contents for the option selected.
Reading guide
GRI-index
Declaration EY
  G4‑33 Policy and current practice relating to obtaining external assurance for the report. Governance
Reading guide
Governance G4‑34 The organisation’s management structure, including committees that come under the highest management body. Governance
Supervisory Board Report
Ethics and integrity G4-56 Description of the values, principles, standards and norms of conduct applied by the organisation, and a code of conduct. About GasTerra
Compliance & rules
  G4‑57 The internal and external procedures relating to ethics and conduct, as well as issues relating to integrity, such as helplines and advice lines Objections, Complaints and abuses
  G4‑58 The internal and external procedures for reporting (suspected) unethical or illegal conduct, and issues relating to integrity, such as line management escalation, whistleblower arrangements or reporting points. Objections, Complaints and abuses

Specific disclosures

Specific disclosures
Material issues Definition GRI Aspect Indicator DMA and indicators Section
Position of gas GasTerra and its stakeholders consider that it is important for the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable sources to take place as well as possible, and think that gas has an important part to play in this. Economic G4-EC8 a. Reports why the issue is material and the impact of the issue.
b. Reports how the organisation is dealing with the material issue and its impact.
c. Evaluation of the management approach.

G4-EC8: Indirect economic values that are generated and distributed.
Foreword
Vision gas
Vision green
Sharing knowledge
Developing knowledge
Health & Safety local residents/environment (including earthquakes) Safety around gas extraction in Groningen is an important issue for both stakeholders and GasTerra. GasTerra is part of the chain.

In addition to safety in the context of gas extraction, the personal health and safety of employees and service providers is a priority for GasTerra.
Social G4-SO10
G4-LA6
a. Reports why the issue is material and the impact of the issue.
b. Reports how the organisation is dealing with the material issue and its impact.
c. Evaluation of the management approach.
Foreword
Vision gas
Personnel and organisation
Sustainable or more sustainable products Stakeholders regard it as important for GasTerra to make an active contribution to making the Dutch energy supply more sustainable and believe that GasTerra should first and foremost encourage the production of sustainable gas products. In doing so, GasTerra can share the knowledge that is present within the company. GasTerra thinks that it is important for (green) gas to play its logical role in the energy supply of the future. Environment G4-EN4 a. Reports why the issue is material and the impact of the issue.
b. Reports how the organisation is dealing with the material issue and its impact.
c. Evaluation of the management approach.
Vision green
Sharing knowledge
Developing knowledge
Future of GasTerra GasTerra is going through a reorganisation process in which restructuring and cost-cutting are important issues. In addition, less Groningen gas is now available for sale than in the past, which makes the role of GasTerra in the future unclear. Economic
Social
G4-EC8
G4-SO1
a. Reports why the issue is material and the impact of the issue.
b. Reports how the organisation is dealing with the material issue and its impact.
c. Evaluation of the management approach.
Personnel and organisation
Market trends
Transparency GasTerra wishes to communicate about its activities and aims as clearly and openly as possible, but without harming its commercial and other interests (including privacy). Social G4-PR6 a. Reports why the issue is material and the impact of the issue.
b. Reports how the organisation is dealing with the material issue and its impact.
c. Evaluation of the management approach.
Reading guide
Security of supply (short-term) GasTerra is responsible for ensuring that its clients have access to sufficient natural gas within the contractual limits at any time of the year. Economic G4-EC8 a. Reports why the issue is material and the impact of the issue.
b. Reports how the organisation is dealing with the material issue and its impact.
c. Evaluation of the management approach.
Supply and Sales