NF1 About this report
This is the fifteenth consecutive year of sustainable business reporting for Sandvik. We aim to continue reporting the same way on an annual basis. The data in this report refers to the 2020 fiscal year. Sandvik’s most recent Sustainable Business Report was published in March 2020. In the non-financial notes, information on strategy, management approach, stakeholder dialogues, materiality analysis and sustainability data are presented.
Information meeting the Swedish legal requirements on sustainability reporting, the Statutory Sustainability report, and Sandvik’s Sustainable Business Report, are found on pages Value-creating offerings, Sustainability goals 2030, Risk management, Sustainability governance and Non-financial notes. See note P12 for a list of entities included in the figures, unless otherwise stated.
This report has been prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative, GRI Standards, Core option. The figures presented are the accumulated figures for 2020 for all active reporting units, unless otherwise stated. An operational control approach was used for consolidations. It covers our material aspects decided in the materiality analysis described in NF3 and it has been reviewed by an external party. As of 2020, we no longer report on emissions to water.
The assurance provider was engaged by the Board of Directors and the CEO of Sandvik to undertake a limited assurance engagement of Sandvik’s Sustainability Report for the year 2020. The assurance provider is independent to Sandvik.
Sandvik is a signatory to the UN Global Compact (UNGC) and reports on the ten principles in accordance with the UNGC Advanced level criteria.