Ferrovial - Annual Report 2011

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GRI Indicators

Ferrovial self-rated this Report as A+ level, according to GRI guideline requirements.

1 Strategy and analysis
1.1 Statement from the most senior decisionmaker of the organization
1.2 Description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities
2Organizational Profile
2.1 Name of reporting organisation
2.2 Primary brands, products and/or services 
2.3 Operational structure of the organisation including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, and joint ventures
2.4 Location of organization's headquarter
2.5 Number of countries where the company 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 organisation
2.9 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, or ownership
2.10 Awards received in the reporting period
3Report Parameters
Report Profile
3.1 Reporting period
3.2 Date of most recent previous report
3.3 Reporting cycle (annual, biennial, etc.)
3.4 Contact point for the report
Report Boundaries and Scope
3.5 Process for defining report content
3.6 Boundary of the report
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
3.11 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope, boundary, or measurement methods applied in the report
GRI Index
3.12 Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosures in the report (this table)
3.13 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report. If not included in the assurance report accompanying the sustainability report, explain the scope and basis of any external assurance provided. Also explain the relationship between the reporting organization and the assurance provider(s)
4Governance, Commitments,and Engagement
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
- Board of Directors

- Executive Committee
4.2 Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer (and, if so, their function within the organizations management and the reasons for this arrangement)
4.3 For organizations that have a unitary board structure, state the number of members of the highest governance body that are independent and/or non-executive 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 organizations performance (including social and environmental performance)
4.6 Processes in place for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided
4.7 Process for determining the qualifications and expertise of the members of the highest governance body for guiding the organizations strategy on economic, environmental, and social on economic, environmental, and social topics
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 organizations 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 bodys own performance, particularly with respect to economic, environmental, and social performance
Commitment to external initiatives
4.11 Explanation of whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization
4.12 Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses
4.13 Memberships in associations (such as industry associations) and/or national/international advocacy organizations in which the organization
Stakeholders participation
4.14 List of stakeholder 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 those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting
Management Approach and Performance Indicators
GRI CodeProfile 
Economic Dimension 
Aspect: Economic Performance
EC-01 Direct economic value generated and distributed  
EC-02 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organizations activities due to climate change  (13)
EC-03 Coverage of the organizations defined benefit plan obligations  
EC-04 Significant financial assistance received from government  
Aspect: Market Presence
EC-06 Policy, practices, and proportion of spending on locally-based suppliers at significant locations of operation  (1)
EC-07 Procedures for local hiring and proportion of senior management hired from the local community at locations of significant operation  
Aspect: Indirect Economic Im pacts
EC-08 Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services provided primarily for public benefit through commercial, Inkind, or pro bono engagement  
Aspect: Materials
EN-01 Materials used by weight or volume  (2)
EN-02 Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials  (3)
Aspect: Energy
EN-03 Direct energy consumption by primary energy source  (15)
EN-04 Indirect energy consumption by primary energy source  (4) (15) (16)
Aspect: Water
EN-08 Total water withdrawal by source  (5) (16)
Aspect: Biodiversity
EN-11 Location and size of land owned, leased,managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas  (13)
EN-12 Description of significant impacts of activities,products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas  
Aspect: Emissions, Effluents, and Waste
EN-16 Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight  (16)
EN-17 Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight  (15)
EN-19 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances by weight  (15)
EN-20 NO, SO, and other significant air emissions by type and weight  (15) (16)
EN-21 Total water discharge by quality and destination  (6)
EN-22 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method  (7) (15) (16)
EN-23 Total number and volume of significant spills  (16)
Aspect: Products and services
EN-26 Initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts of products and services, and extent of impact mitigation  (13)
EN-27 Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category.  
Aspect: Compliance
EN-28 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non regulations  
Social Performance Indicators: Labor Practices and Decent work 
Aspect: Employment
LA-01 Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region  
LA-02 Total number and rate of employee turnover by age group, gender, and region  (9)
Aspect: Labor / Management Approach
LA-04 Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements  
LA-05 Minimum notice period(s) regarding operational changes, including whether it is specified in collective agreements  
Aspect: Occupational Health and Safety
LA-07 Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work related fatalities by region  
LA-08 Education, training, counseling, prevention, and risk-control programs in place to assist workforce members, their families, or community members regarding serious diseases  
Aspect: Training and Education
LA-10 Average hours of training per year per employee divided by employee's category  (10)
Aspect: Diversity and Equal Opportunity
LA-13 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity  
LA-14 Ratio of basic salary of men to women by employee category  (11)
Social Dimension:Human Rights 
Aspect: Investment and Procurement Practices
HR-01 Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements that include human rights clauses or that have undergone human rights clauses or that have undergone human  (13)
HR-02 Percentage of significant suppliers and contractors that have undergone screening on human rights and actions taken  (13)
Aspect: Non-discrimination
HR-04 Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken  (12)
Aspect: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
HR-05 Operations 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  
Aspect: Child Labor
HR-06 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the elimination of child labor  
Aspect: Forced Labor
HR-07 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor,and measures to contribute to the elimination of forced or compulsory labor  
Social Dimension: Society 
Aspect: Community
SO-01 Nature, scope, and effectiveness of any programs and practices that assess and manage the impacts of operations on communities, including entering, operating, and exiting  
Aspect: Corruption
SO-02 Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption  (13)
SO-03 Percentage of employees trained in organizations anti-corruption policies and procedures  
SO-04 Actions taken in response to incidents of corruption  (14)
Aspect: Public Policy
SO-05 Public policy positions and participation in public policy development and lobbying  
Aspect: Compliance
SO-08 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non compliance with laws and regulations  
Social Dimension: Product Responsability 
Aspect: Customer Health and Safety
PR-01 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 such procedures  (13)
Aspect: Product and Service Labeling Core
PR-03 Type of product and service information required by procedures, and percentage of significant products and services subject to such information requirements  (13)
Aspect: Marketing Communications
PR-06 Programs for adherence to laws, standards, and voluntary codes related to marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship  
Aspect: Compliance
PR-09 Monetary value of significant fines for noncompliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services  
 (1) Locally-hired non-centralized suppliers are classified as local suppliers. Proportion of expending is not reported.
(2) Only information about purchased paper (according to indicated scope) is given, and about concrete purchased by Ferrovial Agroman.
(3) Only information about recycled and certified paper (according to indicated scope) is given and about reused waste in Ferrovial Agroman Spain.
(4) Electricity consumption of Amey and BAA has been estimated according to CO2 reported emissions. Electricity production efficiency rates and losses due to distribution system have not been taken into account to convert to primary energy source.
(5) Only information regarding water withdrawal from municipal water supplies is given.
(6) Only information regarding accidental spills is given. The total volume discharged is not reported. 
(7) Not broken down by disposal method. Information about generation of hazardous waste of Amey are not included.
(8) Information about total volume of spills is not reported.
(9) Not broken down by age group. The employee turnover refers only to the number of employees who voluntarily leave the organization broken down by gender.
(10) Only information about global number of training hours is given.
(11) Not broken down by age group, minority group membership and other indicators of diversity.
(12) Only information about complaints received through Whistleblowing Channels is given.
(13) Only qualitative information is provided.
(14) Informatión related to existent procedures and intended measures.
(15) 2011 data includes estimations according to the best available information at the time of preparing this report.
(16) The review of this information has consisted of checking the gathering process of the data reported by the different companies of the group and the analysis of trends in comparison with the previous year.

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