Plastic Omnium - 2020 Universal Registration Document
STATEMENT OF NON-FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE Highlights PLASTIC OMNIUM UNIVERSAL REGISTRATION DOCUMENT 2020 131 SUSTAINABILITY AT THE HEART 4.1.2 OF THE COMPANY circular economy in particular. On the other, through its ACT FOR ALL TM program, the Group is giving itself the ability to responsibly contribute to sustainable mobility: by paying special attention to its employees, by acting ethically in its business and by sustainably producing. Plastic Omnium’s corporate social responsibility consists of two main pillars. On the one hand, through its products designed to make sustainable mobility possible, the Group is fully committed to reducing the negative externalities of the passenger transportation sector and is responding to major global trends: the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, air quality improvement, and the development of a more This Group commitment was affirmed for the first time in 2003 when it joined the United Nations Global Compact, and has been gradually enhanced over time. In 2020, Plastic Omnium and Elringklinger announced the creation of the EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies joint venture, a fuel cell joint venture to accelerate the development in hydrogen mobility. 1980 Plastic used to lighten bumpers 1986 Light fuel systems made of plastic 2001 HSE management and internal audit 2003 Code of conduct and commitment to the United Nation's Global Compact 2004 SCR technology to control diesel emissions 2008 Energy and chemical product management 2009 Risk management 2012 Engagement with communities 2016 Suppliers' charter 2017 Development of Hydrogen Mobility 2018 New Energies subsidiary + ACT FOR ALL TM program, first LCA 2019 Open Innovation, 1 st order for hydrogen fuel tanks for buses 2020 Creation of EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, a fuel cell joint venture Stakeholders have recognized the Group’s efforts to maintain its high level of responsibility. The non-financial rating agencies distinguish Plastic Omnium’s performance. Thus, S&P Global ESG Scores, based on the SAM Corporate sustainability Assessment (formerly RobecoSam), assessed Plastic Omnium at 67/100, ranking it in 8 th place among global automotive OEMs. This rating is based on the assessment of 18 criteria among the three main sustainability domains: governance, environmental and societal aspects, and takes into account transparency and performance criteria. EcoVadis, which assesses the sustainability performance of suppliers on behalf of their customers, ranked Plastic Omnium in the Top 1% of companies. The assessment is based on four themes: labor relations and human rights, environment, ethics and sustainable purchasing. Plastic Omnium moved up to first place in the automotive industry (25 th in the overall ranking, up 20 places from the 2018 ranking) in the report published in July 2020 by the French Secretary of State for Gender Equality for increasing female representation on the Governing Bodies of the SBF 120. In addition, Plastic Omnium was awarded the Best Progress in France Trophy for 2017-2020 for the percentage of women in the Executive Committee, the TOP 100 and the overall workforce by WAVE – Women and Vehicles in Europe – association, created in 2008 to promote gender diversity in the automotive and mobility industry. In November 2020, the magazine Le Point published a list of the 250 most responsible companies in France and ranked Plastic Omnium in 13 th place, and ranked it 3 rd for the automotive category.