Sustainability Scorecard

The Sustainability Scorecard shows our performance across a range of economic, social and environmental indicators.

Indicator 
Unit of measure
2014 2015 2016
Environment
Emissions 
Direct GHG Emissions (Scope 1)
Million
tonnes
CO2e
2.2 2.4 2.4
Indirect GHG Emissions (Scope 2)
0.4 0.4 0.3
Total GHG emissions1
2.6 2.8 2.7
Approximate proportion of energy
derived from fossil fuels2
% 95% 95% 95%
Energy  
Global direct energy consumption GJ 41,248,949
44,070,102
44,972,204
Water  
 Gross water use GL 43.4 41.63 43.8
 Water discharge GL 32.5
32.1 35.6
 Net water use GL 11.8 10.53
9.3
Waste  
Global Solid Waste kt  13.5  7.6 8.3 
    Australian Solid Waste kt  4.4  4.1 3.5 
Global solid chemical waste kt 1,470.4 2,177.5 2,134.3
    Australian solid chemical waste kt 1,470.2 2,177.3
2,133.2
Global Liquid waste ML 23.5 15.2 14.3 
    Australian liquid waste ML 12.9 13.7 9.7 
Environmental Compliance        
Environmental non-compliance
incidents (Category 2+)4

16 51  12
Loss of containment (Category 2+)4   239  200  191 
Environmental Incident Frequency Rate (EIFR)5 - 0.75 0.32
Safety
Total Recordable Injury Rate (TRIFR)   0.97
0.67 0.76
Fatalities   0 1 0
People
Total workforce (excluding contractors) 4,977
4,721 4,584
Americas   2,584
2,440 2,283
Asia Pacific   2,124 2,072 2,089
Europe   257 209 212
Gender - Diversity (% of women)      
Board6   25.0% 28.6% 28.6%
Executive   12.5% 12.5% 33.3%
Senior Management7   12.2%  15.3%   16.9% 
Management8   15.6% 16.3% 11.5%
Global   15.7% 15.8% 15.8%
Direct Economic Value Generated and Distributed (A$Mil)
A. Direct economic value generated  

Revenues   $Mil 3,400.2 3,683.9 3,390.4
B. Economic value distributed   3,570.0 3,630.9 3,531.4
Operating costs, including payments to suppliers, non-strategic investments and royalties
2,670.9
2,609.6
2,465.3
Employee wages and benefits: total monetary outflows for employees (current payments, not future commitments) 583.2
633.7
636.7
Payments to providers of capital, including dividends and interest   152.0
194.5 194.0
Government taxes (TOTAL) (income tax, payroll tax, Australian goods and services, fringe benefits taxes and Australian fuel tax credits) 163.6 192.7 235.1
Voluntary community investments (including donations of cash, in-kind support and employee time)  0.3  0.4  0.3
 C. Economic value retained (A-B) (169.8) 53.0 (141.0)
 Government taxes paid by country (A$Mil)
 Australia 109.6
101.4
152.1
 United States 20.5
40.2
34.8
 Mexico 6.81
9.5
7.3
 Canada 21.3 35.0 29.7
 Chile 0.63 1.1 2.5
 Hong Kong 0.0 0.0 0.0
 Turkey 2.01 0.0 5.8
 Indonesia 1.23 3.6 1.6
 Papua New Guinea 1.64 1.9 1.3
 Tonnes of Product Supplied (million tonnes)
 Fertiliser 2.0 1.9 1.8
 Explosives 1.6 1.4 1.0

1. Scope 1 + 2.
2. Excluding natural gas and diesel used as production raw material.
3. 
Restated due to improvements in cooling water data collection systems.
4. 
Includes both environmental non-compliance and internal non-conformance incidents.
5. 
Number of environmental incidents per 1,000,000 man hours worked which exceed licence conditions and create a material or off-site environmental impact with a consequence category of 3 and above; have resulted in a regulator (e.g. EPA) fine of any value; or are a community complaint that stops production.
6. J. Fazzino, Managing Director and CEO, is classified as a Board member. 
7. Defined as roles which are 1–2 levels below the Executive Team
8. Defined as roles that are 3–4 levels below the Executive Team.