Corporate Responsibility Report 2014

Corporate Responsibility Report 2014

Corporate
Responsibility
Report2014

GRI Indicator

Specific standard Disclosures

The content of this report has been prepared in accordance with the principles and contents defined in the new GRI G4 guide, encompassing it within its 'comprehensive' level. This index includes aspects and indicators from the Electric Utility Supplement in accordance with the publication ‘G4 Sector disclosures’ (Electric Utilities).

Category: Economic

Category economic
Indicators Description Omissions Reason for Omission Explanation for Omission
Material aspect: Economic performance
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed
G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization’s activities due to climate change
G4-EC3 Coverage of the organization’s defined benefit plan obligationsSee more...
G4-EC4 Financial assistance received from government
Material aspect: Procurement practices
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-EC9 Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation
Material aspect of the electric utility sector: Availability and Reliability
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
EU10* Planned capacity against projected electricity demand over the long term, broken down by energy source and regulatory regime
Material aspect of the electric utility sector: Demand-Side Management
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
Material aspect of the electric utility sector: Research and Development
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
Material aspect of the electric utility sector: Plant Decommissioning
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach Not applicable All the activities of the Group are related to the transmission of electricity and the operation of the electricity systems, but not to the generation of electricity
Material aspect of the electric utility sector: System Efficiency
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
EU11* Average generation efficiency of thermal plants by energy source and regulatory regime Not applicable All the activities of the Group are related to the transmission of electricity and the operation of the electricity systems, but not to the generation of electricity.
EU12* Transmission and distribution losses as a percentage of total energy

Category: Enviromental

Category Environmental
Indicators Description Omissions Reason for Omission Explanation for Omission
Material aspect: Energy
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organizationSee more...
G4-EN4 Energy consumption outside of the organizationSee more...
G4-EN5 Energy intensitySee more...
G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumptionSee more...
G4-EN7 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services Not applicable Red Eléctrica, as system operator, performs various initiatives regarding demandside management aimed at achieving greater energy efficiency of the electricity system as a whole, but it does not produce or market products nor services, whereby it is not possible to quantify the energy reductions that may result from them.
Material aspect: Water(2)
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach See more...
G4-EN8* Total water withdrawal by sourceSee more...
G4-EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water Not applicable obtained from authorised water withdrawal points (municipal mains and wells) or from cisterns. Therefore, no direct effect exists on ecosystems.
G4-EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reusedSee more...
(2) Although water has not been a material issue in the materiality study conducted by the Company, Red Eléctrica has decided to include it and verify it as it is a matter demanded by some sustainability indexes.
Material aspect: Biodiversity
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
G4-EN11 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areasSee more...
G4-EN12* Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areasSee more...
G4-EN13 Habitats protected or restored
G4-EN14 Total number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk See more...
EU13* Biodiversity of offset habitats compared to the biodiversity of the affected areas The comparison of the offset habitat with the affected area is not applicable, as the effects on the original habitat are minimal. "Thanks to the preventive and corrective measures implemented, Red Eléctrica facilities do not entail a loss of biodiversity that is significant enough so as to require the establishment of offset areas. The impacts generated are one-off situations, having established in some cases very specific offsetting measures such as planting woodland or the restoration of habitats."
Material aspect: Emissions
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
G4-EN15* Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1)See more...
G4-EN16* Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2)See more...
G4-EN17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3)See more...
G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensitySee more...
G4-EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissionsSee more...
G4-EN20 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) Not applicable These can be considered irrelevant, with the exception of those associated with the use of air conditioning systems with R22. Losses are minimal owing to the fact that they undergo adequate maintenance. Equipment with R22 has been replaced. There still are 7 pieces of air conditioning equipment whose replacement will completed in 2015.
G4-EN21 NOX, SOX, and other significant air emissions Not applicable The activities of the Company do not give rise to these emissions. (REE activities do not involve the burning of fossil fuels – REE does not generate electricity - except for fuel used in generator sets and vehicles, and whose emissions are not considered relevant under this aspect.
Material aspect: Effluents and Waste
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
G4-EN22* Total water discharge by quality and destination Not applicable The activities of the Company do not give rise to these discharges. (Pluvial water discharges only occur in substations).
G4-EN23* Total weight of waste by type and disposal methodSee more...
G4-EN24 Total number and volume of significant spillsSee more...
G4-EN25 Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention2 Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationallySee more...
G4-EN26 Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the organization’s discharges of water and runoff Not applicable Pluvial water discharges from substations (which is the only water dumping associated with the activities of REE that takes place) do not affect water resources nor the associated habitats.
Material aspect: Compliance
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-EN29 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulationsSee more...
Material aspect: Overall
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-EN31 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by typeSee more...
Material aspect: Supplier Environmental Assessment
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-EN32 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria
G4-EN33 Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
Material aspect: Environmental Grievance Mechanisms
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-EN34 Number of grievances about environmental impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanismsSee more...

Category: Social

Nombre de la sección principal
Indicators Description Omissions Reason for Omission Explanation for Omission
Material aspect: Employment
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
G4-LA1* Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region See more...
G4-LA2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant locations of operation
G4-LA3 Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by genderSee more...
EU15* Percentage of employees eligible to retire in the next 5 and 10 years broken down by job category and by regionSee more...
EU17* Days worked by contractor and subcontractor employees that participate in construction, operation and maintenance activitiesSee more...
EU18* Percentage of contractor and subcontractor employees that have undergone relevant health and safety training
Material aspect: Labor / Management Relations
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-LA4 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective agreements
Material aspect: Occupational Health and Safety
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-LA5 Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advice on occupational health and safety programsSee more...
G4-LA6* Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work related fatalities, by region and by genderSee more...
G4-LA7 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation See more...
G4-LA8 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions
Material aspect: Training and Education
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-LA9 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category See more...
G4-LA10 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings
G4-LA11 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee categorySee more...
Material aspect: Diversity and Equal Opportunitys
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-LA12 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversitySee more...
Material aspect: Equal Remuneration for Women and Men
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-LA13 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men by employee category, by significant locations of operation See more...
Material aspect: Supplier Assessment for Labor Practices
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-LA14 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria
G4-LA15 Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labor practices in the supply chain and actions taken
Material aspect: Labor Practices Grievance Mechanisms
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-LA16 Number of grievances about labor practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

Human rights

Human Rights
Indicators Description Omissions Reason for Omission Explanation for Omission
Material aspect: Assessment
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-HR9 Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments
Material aspect: Supplier Human Rights Assessment
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-HR10 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria
G4-HR11 Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
Material aspect: Human Rights Grievance Mechanisms
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-HR12 Number of grievances about human rights impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

Society

Society
Indicators Description Omissions Reason for Omission Explanation for Omission
Material aspect: Local Communities
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
G4-SO1 Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs
G4-SO2 Operations with significant actual or potential negative impacts on local communities
EU22* Number of people physically or economically displaced and compensation, broken down by type of project Not applicable Red Eléctrica facilities do not produce any form displacement.
Material aspect of the electric utility sector: Disaster/ Emergency Planning and Response
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
Material aspect: Anti-corruption
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-SO3 Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption and the significant risks identified
G4-SO4 Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures
G4-SO5 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken
Material aspect: Compliance
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulationsSee more...
Material aspect: Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-SO9 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society
G4-SO10 Significant actual and potential negative impacts on society in the supply chain and actions taken
Material aspect: Grievance Mechanisms for Impacts on Society
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-SO11 Number of grievances about impacts on society filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanismsSee more...

Product responsability

Product Responsability
Indicators Description Omissions Reason for Omission Explanation for Omission
Material aspect: Customer Health and Safety
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
G4-PR1 Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvementSee more...
G4-PR2 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes
EU25* Number of injuries and fatalities to the public involving company assets, including legal judgments, settlements, and pending legal cases of diseasesSee more...
Material aspect of the electric utility sector: Access
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach
EU26* Percentage of population unserved in licensed distribution or service areas Not applicable Red Eléctrica, as high voltage transmission agent, does not reach the final consumer
EU27* Number of residential disconnections for non-payment, broken down by duration of disconnection and by regulatory regime Not applicable "Red Eléctrica does not carry out distribution activity, only high voltage transmission. The quality indicators of the transmission activity are shown in the following link: Quality and security of supply". Sustainable energy / Sustainable development of the transmission grid
EU28* Power outage frequency
EU29* Average power outage duration
EU30* Average plant availability factor by energy source and by regulatory regime Not applicable Group are related to the transmission of electricity and the operation of the electricity systems, but not to the generation of electricity.
Material aspect: Compliance
G4-DMA Disclosures on management approach
G4-PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services See more...
Material aspect of the electric utility sector: Provision of Information
G4-DMA* Disclosures on management approach Not applicable Red Eléctrica, as high voltage transmission agent, does not reach the final consumer.

(1) This index includes aspects and indicators from the Electric Utility Supplement in accordance with the publication ‘G4 Sector disclosures’ (Electric Utilities).
The symbol * indicates those indicators where sector-spaecific information is included.