Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries | G4-21

Aspect Boundary outside the organization

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Aspect boundaries
Key topics GRI aspects on reporting Material impacts within the organization Material impacts outside the organization
High materiality (Reported “in accordance” with the GRI comprehensive option)
Innovative and sustainable products - Economic performance
- Products and services
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries Customers (global)
Efficient use of raw materials - Materials Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries
Responsible sourcing - Evaluation of suppliers Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries Suppliers (global)
Excellence in the supply chain - Transportation
- Energy
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries Suppliers, logistics service providers, Customers (global)
Using renewable raw materials - Materials Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries Suppliers (global)
Conserving resources and reducing emissions - Water
- Emissions
- Wastewater and waste
- Total
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries
Diversity and equal opportunity - Diversity and equal opportunity
- Equal remuneration for women and men
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries
Facility safety - Wastewater and waste
- Occupational health and safety
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries Neighboring communities (worldwide)
Animal welfare Animal welfare Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries NGOs, customers, consumers, suppliers
Ensuring utmost product safety - Customer health and safety
- Labeling of products and services
- Compliance
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries Customers (global)
Biodiversity - Biodiversity Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries Neighboring communities (worldwide)
Medium materiality (Reported “in accordance” with the GRI core option)
Compliance with human rights - Investment
- Nondiscrimination
- Freedom of association and
collective bargaining
- Child labor
- Forced or compulsory labor
- Indigenous rights
- Assessment
- Human rights grievance mechanisms
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries Suppliers (global)
Employee development and advancement - Training and education Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries
Employer attractiveness - Market presence
- Employment
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries
Occupational health and safety - Occupational health and safety Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries
Compliance - Compliance
- Nondiscrimination
- Anti-corruption
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries NGOs, customers, consumers, suppliers
Transparency and credibility - Anti-competitive behavior
- All reported aspects
Symrise AG and fully consolidated subsidiaries