Contributions by Group personnel and Group’s business operations are measured in terms of Australian dollar contributions and volunteer time contributions.
The Group uses the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration reporting requirements for Total Recordable Case Frequency Rate (TRCFR) and Lost Workday Case Frequency Rate (LWCFR).
The Group also measures online training hours.
The Group’s corporate responsibility indicators for the Reporting Period and the year ended 30 June 2014 were:
The Group completed a response for the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for FY2014 which was reported in June 2015. The Group’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions were recorded to assist the Group to measure and reduce its energy consumption and to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. The data collection and analysis stimulated energy and carbon reduction measures in the global energy efficiency program in selected offices. The Company also completed a CDP response in respect of its water use for FY2014.
The Company is registered under the Australian National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) Act 2007 as the controlling corporation for the Group as prescribed by section 12 of the NGER Act. The Company lodged its NGER Report for FY2014 in October 2014. This report contained information in relation to greenhouse gas emissions, energy production and energy consumption from the operation of facilities under the operational control of the Group. The Company intends to lodge its NGER Report for the Group for FY2015 in October 2015.
An energy target has been set for the first time for FY2016, at a 2.5% reduction of total carbon dioxide equivalents (tCO2-e) against base year FY2014.
Data for greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption for the year ended 30 June 2014 and the year ended 30 June 2013, were:
For the Reporting Period, the Group’s measurable objective for increasing gender diversity was to increase the representation of women at all levels of its organization over time. The Group’s progress towards achieving that objective, along with the proportion of women employees within the Group, women in senior executive positions and women non-executive directors as at the end of the Reporting Period, is set out in the table below:
For future reporting periods, the Board has set the following measurable objectives for achieving gender diversity: