Finally, we plan to establish an Environmentally Preferable Purchasing EPP policy and determine metrics to measurably increase our positive ESG impacts in each of the following areas of our spend: Validation The results of the materiality analysis were reviewed and confirmed by our steering committee for integrated reporting and our sustainability advisory panel.
We are using North American data as a baseline for this as we expand our data collection efforts globally. For the first time, we responded to the Carbon Disclosure Project CDPjoining close to 6, companies in over 90 countries, to disclose our enterprise-wide greenhouse gas emissions and related mitigation actions; we have also joined CDP as a corporate member.
They have also requested that we set environmental goals and targets with an expanded data set to reflect our complete global footprint. Response to Key Stakeholder Issues Identified in Non-Financial Materiality Assessment After completing our non-financial materiality assessmentwe initiated actions to respond to stakeholder feedback.
It was also reviewed by our chief financial officer, who is the board sponsor for sustainability and integrated reporting. This is one part of our effort to enable our associates to personalize their Nielsen Employee Experience, providing unique ways to be themselves, make a difference, and grow with us.
However, this category received high individual scores. Climate and Energy For more information, see the Energy and Emissions section. By engaging talent, leveraging technology, and building strong partnerships, we can build the workforce of the future.
Nielsen is a significant contributor towards Project 8, based at The Demand Institute, providing leadership resources, data, and insights. An example of this commitment can be found in our Diverse Intelligence Series reports, a collection of comprehensive insights regarding U.
Performance reviews and job opportunities in particular were shared as top areas of interest for our employees in our last non-financial materiality assessment. Additionally, ESG criteria were updated or added in the following sourcing processes: These groups include but are not limited to: Financial Performance Not only do we create financial value for SAP and our shareholders, we also create wealth for a broad range of stakeholders.
We are aware that the data we collect from individuals in the community must be protected and used carefully no matter what the circumstances; we understand our responsibility relates to ensuring the representation of all communities.
We also plan to measurably raise awareness about our supply chain sustainability program internally through various communications channels throughout and beyond. Key highlights since our last assessment in this area include the launch of our Global Diversity Council in to highlight and share best practices in the area of Diversity and Inclusion globally.
We recognize that in order to continue to grow our business around the world, we need to continue to find innovative ways to hire and train employees with the right skills and expertise.
Nielsen is committed to continuing our practice of open and ongoing stakeholder engagement and dialogue, including through these regular non-financial materiality assessments and future updates to our Nielsen Global Responsibility Report.
It is crucial that our organization is inclusive and reflects the diversity of the markets we measure. We also continued the work of our Nielsen Supplier Diversity Academystarted inwhich provides education and counsel to help diverse businesses prosper. Inwe expanded our data collection efforts to include our Latin American presence in addition to North America; we plan to continue the global expansion of our environmental sustainability data in the years to come.
We do this through open dialogue with our clients and through strategic elements of our business like additive mergers and acquisitions, our Nielsen Innovate Fundand our Nielsen Innovation Lab.
Any issue on our matrix should be considered important to the company, regardless of its relative position on the matrix. This focus on the future also includes our commitment to our associates; innovation for the future means developing our leaders today.
Inwe introduced an educational initiative to provide unconscious-bias training to leaders to help recognize and mitigate our impact on daily leadership decisions and workplace environments. We have only included a short description of our environmental targets and our progress in achieving them.
In our non-financial materiality assessment, our stakeholders challenged us to do more in the areas of environmental management and reporting. Phase two of this series focuses on Unconscious Bias training. Through our newly consolidated Corporate Development and Strategy team, we plan to continue to align our strategic approach as it relates to mergers and acquisitions, Nielsen Ventures, strategic initiatives and overall corporate strategy.
Each business unit has their own goals based on opportunities in their specific areas of spend. Our aim is to more comprehensively illustrate what it takes to capture and analyze the data that underpins our best-in-class global measurement.
Successful strategies to attract, retain, develop, lead, and engage our employees are therefore critical to driving a diverse culture of innovation, sustained growth, and profitability.
This participation will help Nielsen improve its supply chain transparency and environmental performance and facilitate our suppliers gaining opportunities from increased energy efficiency, leading to decreased costs and better preparedness for climate-related risks.
Supplier Accountability Our approach: This trust is rooted in our strong integrity, the soundness of our research methodologies, data and insights, and the high quality of our processes and quality assurance controls.
Beyond this plus year commitment, we follow closely consumer attitudinal, legal and regulatory changes around the collection, use, and access of data. Our customers inspire everything we do, from the first spark of innovation to the design and completion of new products, as well as to how we serve their needs over time.
Financial performance was seen as a mandatory part of reporting and was often not expressly discussed as a result. FromNielsen acquired 18 companies to add to our growing expertise in digital and mobile measurement.
Inwe began a multi-year plan to upgrade data storage technology and consolidate operations—all with an eye on long-term performance improvements, emissions reductions and cost savings.
The innovation, business conduct, and human capital categories received the highest scores and response rates.Nielsen is committed to continuing our practice of open and ongoing stakeholder engagement and dialogue, including through these regular non-financial materiality assessments and future updates to our Nielsen Global Responsibility Report.
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Provide feedback on the SAP Integrated Report Integrated Report; (SASB), as well as our existing material aspects. We also considered a materiality assessment for the ICT industry by the Global E-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) as well as the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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