The process to define the content of the report identified the following topics as material for Sika. The topics relate to Sika’s operations and may affect stakeholders along the value chain – upstream, downstream, and on a global scale.

- Upstream/downstream: : topics are listed below.

Material topic

Upstream

Geographies

Downstream

Economic Performance

None

Globally

None

Materials

Raw material suppliers, (Trading product suppliers)

Globally

Building systems: owners, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, cement and concrete customers

Energy

Raw material suppliers, (trading product suppliers)

Globally

Building systems: owners, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, cement and concrete customers; automotive customers; competitors

Water

Raw material suppliers, (trading product suppliers)

Globally

Cement and concrete customers

Emissions

Raw material suppliers, (trading product suppliers)

Globally

Building systems: owners, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, cement and concrete customers; automotive customers; competitors

Effluents and Waste

Raw material suppliers, trading product suppliers

Globally

Building systems: contractors

Products and Services

Raw material suppliers, trading product suppliers

Globally

Building systems: owners, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, cement and concrete customers; automotive customers; competitors

Occupational Health and Safety

Raw material suppliers, trading product suppliers

Globally

None

Training and Education

None

Globally

Building systems: owners, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, cement and concrete customers

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

Temporary employment agencies

Globally

None

Human Rights Assessments (own operations)

None

Globally

None

Human Rights Supplier Assessment

Raw material suppliers, trading product suppliers

Risk and high risk countries based on Human Rights Risk Map

None

Local Communities

None

Globally, but more relevant in emerging countries

All non-commercial stakeholder groups of local companies

Anti-Corruption

Raw material suppliers, trading product suppliers

Globally, but focus on risk and high risk countries based on Human Rights Risk Map

Building systems: owners, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, cement and concrete customers; automotive customers

Compliance / Environmental Compliance (Legal, EHS)

Raw material suppliers, trading product suppliers

Globally

None

Customer Health and Safety

None

Globally

Building systems: owners, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, cement and concrete customers; automotive customers; competitors

Product and Service Labelling

Raw material suppliers, trading product suppliers

Globally

Building systems: owners, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, cement and concrete customers; automotive customers; competitors

Product Quality and Reliability

Raw material suppliers, trading product suppliers

Globally

Building systems: owners, architects, designers, specifiers, contractors, cement and concrete customers; automotive customers; competitors