The scope covered by this Report is the same as that used for financial purposes in the Group’s Annual Accounts and includes OHL S.A. and the subsidiaries over which it exercises control.
In those cases where there may be a change in the scope covered by the data provided in this Report, this will be indicated in each of the relevant sections.
The process used for drawing up the Report requires a succession of correlative and consecutive processes and sub-processes that have the General Shareholders’ Meeting as their deadline.
The quality of the information compiled from original sources is a fundamental element in the preparation of the Integrated Report. Enablon software has been used for the capturing and consolidation of the information from its original sources.
The principles of inclusivity, materiality and response capacity contained in the AA1000 standard, which includes the Accountability Principles (AA1000APS) and the Assurance (AA1000AS) standards, were considered in the preparation of the Report.
This Report provides a response to the sustainability reporting principlesAobfotuhtetGhiRsIR-Ge4port 161 standard, with respect to determining the content of the report (stakeholder inclusiveness, sustainability context, materiality, completeness) and its quality (balance, comparability, accuracy, timeliness, clarity and reliability).
With this Report, the OHL Group seeks to meet the demands for information by the company’s stakeholders and points up the relevance of CSR as an integral part of its global business in the daily activities.
The Report is a Group-level exercise managed by the Corporate CSR Service in the Innovation & Sustainability Department, driven by the Corporate General Management Area and the Sustainability Committee. The ultimate responsibility for preparing the Sustainability Report rests with the Audit, Compliance and CSR Committee.
With the aim of offering a complete, transparent and rigorous communication, the OHL Group submits the contents of its Sustainability Report and the adaptation of the Report to the GRI-G4 Guidelines to a number of control and audit processes, both internal as well as external.
The reliability of the data collected and included in this Report has been verified by Deloitte, the firm that has performed its audit.
The OHL Group understands the success of its activities thanks to its stakeholders. Knowing and understanding their concerns and responding to their needs and demands have become the driving force behind the creation of value for the Group.
The relevance of OHL’s interaction with its stakeholder groups and the involvement of all of them in the Group’s decision-making processes influence how OHL carries out its operations, the way it does business and its proper economic, social and environmental performance.
The OHL Group analyzes its stakeholder groups on the internal and external level, identifying their needs and the way in which they can be given a response.
The success and the progress of the OHL Group are based on its human capital and, for this reason, it acknowledges and rewards the effort of its employees. People are its main asset and, as a result, the Group takes initiatives for developing and managing talent.
OHL works continuously to improve the services it provides to its clients, for which purpose it strives to put into place adequate mechanisms of communication to enable it to maintain an ongoing dialog. All claims are managed and settled through its client and user care systems.
OHL identifies all of the suppliers and subcontractors that belong to its global and diversified supply chain and make it a source of value and competitiveness. They are essential allies in its strategy of profitability and growth. OHL establishes relations of mutual benefit with them, based on the principle of shared value and responsible business management. Moreover, to receive and settle all claims, requests or suggestions, OHL makes the telephone number of the User Care Center and the Group’s website address available to suppliers in the countries where it operates.
OHL works to generate a maximum degree of transparency in the information requested by shareholders, investors and analysts. For this purpose, the Group promotes face-to-face meetings yearly and makes several channels of communication available, which enable it to maintain an ongoing flow of information in response to the needs of investors and the market. Two seminars, three roadshows outside of Spain and two presentations of results were organized in the course of 2016.
OHL is fully aware of its impact on the local communities in the places where it operates. For this reason it maintains an active dialog with the communities affected by its operations, involving them in the decision-making processes. In this way, OHL places the focus on the performance of its activities in consonance with the communities involved, by including all of the players in the process, executing its projects in a controlled manner and ensuring that the individual, social and environmental rights of the community affected are not infringed.
The Group reaches out to its stakeholders and maintains a constant and updated flow of information, through a wide range of channels of communication and of dialog.
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