Reporting & disclosure
UN Global Compact
communication on progress
In March 2021, Lotus Bakeries was accepted as a member of the United Nations Global Compact. As a result, we are committed to upholding the Ten Principles of the United Nations in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption and to ensure they form part of our strategy, culture and daily activities. Our commitment also means that we report on the progress of our efforts to implement the Ten Principles. Consult the 2021 Communication on Progress report:
GRI report 2021
Lotus Bakeries NV’s 2021 GRI Index is based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards. GRI is the world’s leading standard for corporate sustainability reporting
(www.globalreporting.org). Through this GRI Index, together with the Annual Report 2021, Lotus Bakeries reports following the Core option of the GRI Standards. All material standards and indicators discussed are reported as fully as the available data allow.
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Lotus Bakeries uses the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework and guide for determining its sustainability strategy, priorities and action plans. The SDGs were set in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly. They comprise 17 goals intended to be achieved by 2030.
For more information about the SDGs, we refer to the dedicated UN page.
Our contribution is focused on those goals where we can make the greatest and most direct impact. For each of our pillars, we have defined those SDGs that we directly support via our sustainability strategy. Click through to find out more about our Environment, Employees and Community pillars.
Note on validation
The sustainability pages have been validated by PwC Bedrijfsrevisoren BV in accordance with the International Standard on Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000, a model developed to provide assurance for non-financial data.
The assured indicators are marked throughout the text by ✓.
For the assurance report on the indicators for the year as at 31 December 2021, please refer to page 138 of the Annual Report 2021 which can be found here.