DISCLOSURE 201-1: DIRECT ECONOMIC VALUE GENERATED AND DISTRIBUTED

Economic Performance

Sika creates sustainable value for its customers, the supply chain and other stakeholders. The company distributes the derived economic value to various stakeholders. This includes governments through taxes, employees through compensation and benefits, shareholders through dividends, suppliers and service providers through raw material and service prices, and society through taxes and local community projects. Part of the value earned is retained in the company for further development of novel technology, acquisitions, capital investments, and to maintain a certain amount of independence from capital market fluctuations.

TABLE 1: The following table indicates the net value added including depreciation and changes in provisions (see Annual Report, p. 158)

Item mm CHF
%
Total Sales 8,109
100.00
To suppliers 5,157
63.6
Net value added 2,613 32.22


TABLE 2: The net value added flows to the various stakeholders and to Sika Group as follows

Item mm CHF
%
To employees 1,544 59.09
To Sika 466 17.84
To shareholders
293 11.21
To governments
254 9.72
To lenders 56
2.14
Total 2,613 100.00