GRI Index

ICA Gruppen’s Sustainability Report follows the latest version of the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) guidelines (G4). It covers all significant principles in the UN Global Compact and describes sustainability issues of interest to our stakeholders.

General Standard Disclosures   
     External
Assurance
G4-1 Statement from the most senior decision-maker about the relevance of sustainability to the organization and the organization’s strategy for addressing sustainability CEO comments
Comment from SVP CR
  
G4-3 Report the name of the organization Board of Director's Report   
G4-4 Report the primary brands, products, and services This is ICA Gruppen
Business model
ICA Gruppen's six segments
  
G4-5 Report the location of the organization’s headquarters Board of Director's Report   
G4-6 Report the number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries where either the organization has significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report This is ICA Gruppen
ICAs world of suppliers
  
G4-7 Report the nature of ownership and legal form Board of Director's Report   
G4-8 Report the markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries) Business model   
G4-9 Report the scale of the organization ICA Gruppen's six segments
Five-year financial summary
  
G4-10 a. Report the total number of employees by employment contract and gender.
b. Report the total number of permanent employees by employment type and gender.
c. Report the total workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender.
d. Report the total workforce by region and gender.
e. Report whether a substantial portion of the organization's work is performed by workers who are legally recognized as self-employed, or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers, including employees and supervised employees of contractors.
f. Report any significant variations in employment numbers (such as seasonal variations in employment in the tourism or agricultural industries).
Employees   
G4-11 Report the percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements Sweden, 100%
Norway, offices and warehouses: 100%, stores: 40-50%
Baltic countries, no data
  
G4-12 Describe the organization’s supply chain ICA Gruppen's six segments
ICA's world of suppliers
  
G4-13 Report any significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization’s size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain New Group with long history
Board of Director's Report
  
G4-14 Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization Risks and opportunities in ICA's sustainability work   
G4-15 List externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses Engagement in society's decision-making   
G4-16 List memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organization Dialogue partners
Engagement in society's decision-making
  
G4-17 a. List all entities included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents.
b. Report whether any entity included in the organization's consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not covered by the report
Note 9 Share of profits from Group companies and joint ventures
About the Sustainability Report
  
G4-18 a. Explain the process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries.
b. Explain how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content
Materiality analysis   
G4-19 List all the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content Materiality analysis   
G4-20 For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary within the organization Measurement and calculation methods
See respective indicator for other boundaries.
  
G4-21 For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary outside the organization Measurement and calculation methods
See respective indicator for other boundaries.
  
G4-22 Report the effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements Measurement and calculation methods   
G4-23 Report significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries Measurement and calculation methods   
G4-24 Provide a list of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization Dialogue with stakeholders   
G4-25 Report the basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage Dialogue with stakeholders   
G4-26 Report the organization’s approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process Dialogue with stakeholders   
G4-27 Report 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. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns Dialogue with stakeholders   
G4-28 Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided About the Sustainability Report   
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report (if any) About the Sustainability Report   
G4-30 Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial) About the Sustainability Report   
G4-31 Provide the contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents About the Sustainability Report   
G4-32 a. Report the 'in accordance' option the organization has chosen.
b. Report the GRI Content Index for the chosen option
About the Sustainability Report
GRI-index
  
G4-33 a. Report the organization's policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report.
b. If not included in the assurance report accompanying the sustainability report, report the scope and basis of any external assurance provided.
c. Report the relationship between the organization and the assurance providers.
d. Report whether the highest governance body or senior executives are involved in seeking assurance for the organization's sustainability report
About the Sustainability Report   
G4-34 Report the governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body. Identify any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts Corporate governance report
How ICA's sustainability work is managed
  
G4-56 Describe the organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics Principles   
Specific Standard Disclosures   
       External
Assurance
Economic performance    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Goals and strategy
Goals and outcomes
  
G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization’s activities due to climate change Risks and opportunities in ICA's sustainability work   
Energy    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Goals and strategy
Goals and outcomes
Environment
  
G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization Energy data
Measurement and calculation methods
  
G4-EN4 Energy consumption outside of the organization Energy data
Measurement and calculation methods
  
G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumption Environmental work in stores
Measurement and calculation methods
  
Emissions    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Goals and strategy
Goals and outcomes
Environment
  
G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions (scope 1) Reduced environmental impact
Measurement and calculation methods
  
G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions (scope 2) Reduced environmental impact
Measurement and calculation methods
  
G4-EN17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions (scope 3) Reduced environmental impact
Measurement and calculation methods
  
G4-EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions Reduced environmental impact
Measurement and calculation methods
  
Effluents and Waste    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Environmental work in warehouses and offices   
G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method Environmental work in warehouses and offices
Measurement and calculation methods
  
Transport    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Transportation   
G4-EN30 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials for the organization’s operations, and transporting members of the workforce Transportation
Measurement and calculation methods
  
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Ethical trade
Steps to improve working conditions
  
G4-HR4 Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk, and measures taken to support these rights Steps to improve working conditions
Measurement and calculation methods
  
Child Labor    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Steps to improve working conditions   
G4-HR5 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor Steps to improve working conditions
Measurement and calculation methods
  
Forced or Compulsory Labor    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Ethical trade
Steps to improve working conditions
  
G4-HR6 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor Steps to improve working conditions
Measurement and calculation methods
  
Supplier Human Rights Assessment    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Goals and outcomes
Ethical trade
Steps to improve working conditions
  
G4-HR10 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria Steps to improve working conditions
Measurement and calculation methods
  
Customer Health and Safety    
G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Sterling work on food safety
Quality assurance of ICA suppliers
Quality assurance of ICA products
  
G4-PR1 Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement Quality assurance of ICA suppliers
Quality assurance of stores
Measurement and calculation methods
  
G4-PR2 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes Quality assurance of ICA products
Measurement and calculation methods