GRI Reporting Profile

2. Organisational profile

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2.1 - Name of the organisation

EWOS Group

2.2 - Primary brands, products, and/or services

2.3 - Operational structure of the organisation, including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, and joint ventures

2.4 - Location of organisation's headquarters

2.5 - Number of countries where the organisation operates

2.6 - Nature of ownership and legal form

2.7 - Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers/beneficiaries)

2.8 - Scale of the reporting organisation

Although EWOS was first registered in Sweden in 1931, activity officially commenced in 1935. The founders were Erik Berggren, Victor Weyde and Olle Sjöstedt. Together their initials formed the company name EWOS. Production volumes were quite small during the first decades, but since 1990 the annual sales volume of EWOS fish feed has grown at a compound rate of about 11% per year, peaking at more than 1,137 million tonnes of feed sales by volume in 2014.

2.9 - Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, or ownership

2.10 - Awards received in the reporting period

EWOS Chile was ranked among the 15 best companies to work for in Chile by Great Place to Work Chile (November)

3. Report Parameters

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3.1 - Reporting period (eg, fiscal/calendar year) for information provided

EWOS’ reporting period follows the calendar year 2014

3.2 - Date of most recent previous report

Annual Report 2014, published on 23.04.2015:

3.3 - Reporting cycle (annual, biannual, etc)

EWOS’ GRI reporting cycle is annual

3.4 - Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents

Karl Tore Mæland, Quality Director

3.5 - Process for defining report content

3.6 - Boundary of the report (eg, countries, divisions, subsidiaries, leased facilities, joint ventures, suppliers)

3.7 - State any specific limitations on the scope or boundary of the report

We consider the boundary for our sustainability reporting to be sufficient to comply with the GRI completeness principle.

3.8 - Basis for reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries, leased facilities, outsourced operations, and other entities that can significantly affect comparability from period to period and/or between organisations

3.9 - Data measurement techniques and the bases of calculations, including assumptions and techniques underlying estimations applied to the compilation of the Indicators and other information in the report Explain any decisions not to apply, or to substantially diverge from, the GRI Indicator Protocols

3.10 - Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports, and the reasons for such re-statement (eg,mergers/acquisitions, change of base years/periods, nature of business, measurement methods)

N/A

3.11 - Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope, boundary, or measurement methods applied in the report

N/A

3.12 - Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosures in the report

N/A

3.13 - Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report

The report for 2014 is not audited by external auditors. Audit of next year’s report is being considered as the reporting format will be revised.

4. Governance, Commitments and Engagements

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4.1 - Governance structure of the organisation, including committees under the highest governance body responsible for specific tasks, such as setting strategy or organisational oversight

4.2 - Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer

N/A

4.3 - For organisations that have a unitary board structure, state the number of members of the highest governance body that are independent and/or non-executive members

EWOS Group AS has eight board members.

4.4 - Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the highest governance body

4.5 - Linkage between compensation for members of the highest governance body, senior managers, and executives (including departure arrangements), and the organisation's performance (including social and environmental performance)

4.6 - Processes in place for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided

4.7 - Process for determining the qualifications and expertise of the members of the highest governance body for guiding the organization's strategy on economic, environmental, and social topics

4.8 - Internally developed statements of mission or values, codes of conduct, and principles relevant to economic, environmental, and social performance and the status of their implementation

4.9 - Procedures of the highest governance body for overseeing the organisation's identification and management of economic, environmental, and social performance, including relevant risks and opportunities, and adherence or compliance with internationally agreed standards, codes of conduct, and principles

4.10 - Processes for evaluating the highest governance body's own performance, particularly with respect to economic, environmental, and social performance

4.11 - Explanation of whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organisation

4.12 - Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organisation subscribes or endorses

4.13 - Memberships in associations (such as industry associations) and/or national/international advocacy organisations in which the organisation: * Has positions in governance bodies

N/A

4.14 - List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organisation

4.15 - Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage

4.16 - Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group

5. Management approach

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Disclosure of Management approach -

GRI Performance Indicators

Economic

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EC2 - Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change

N/A

EC6 - Policy, practices, and proportion of spending on locally-based suppliers at significant locations of operation

N/A

EC8 - Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services provided primarily for public benefit through commercial, in-kind, or pro bono engagement

N/A

EC9 - Understanding and describing significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts

N/A

Environmental

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EN1 - Materials used by weight or volume

N/A

EN2 - Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials

N/A

EN6 - Initiatives to provide energy-efficient or renewable energy based products and services, and reductions in energy requirements as a result of these initiatives

N/A

EN7 - Initiatives to reduce indirect energy consumption and reductions achieved

N/A

EN8 - Total water withdrawal by source

N/A

EN9 - Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water

N/A

EN10 - Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused

N/A

EN11 - Location and size of land owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas

N/A

EN13 - Habitats protected or restored

N/A

EN14 - Strategies, current actions, and future plans for managing impacts on biodiversity

N/A

EN15 - Number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk

N/A

EN17 - Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight

N/A

EN18 - Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reductions achieved

N/A

EN19 - Emissions of ozone-depleting substances by weight

N/A

EN20 - NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions by type and weight

N/A

EN21 - Total water discharge by quality and destination

N/A

EN22 - Total weight of waste by type and disposal method

N/A

EN23 - Total number and volume of significant spills

N/A

EN24 - Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationally

N/A

EN25 - Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the reporting organization's discharges of water and runoff

N/A

EN27 - Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category

N/A

EN29 - Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials used for the organization's operations, and transporting members of the workforce

N/A

EN30 - Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type

N/A

Social: Labor Practices and Decent Work

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LA2 - Total number and rate of employee turnover by age group, gender, and region

N/A

LA3 - Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by major operations

N/A

LA5 - Minimum notice period(s) regarding significant operational changes, including whether it is specified in collective agreements

N/A

LA6 - Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs

N/A

LA8 - Education, training, counseling, prevention, and risk-control programs in place to assist workforce members, their families, or community members regarding serious diseases

N/A

LA9 - Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions

N/A

LA11 - Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings

N/A

LA12 - Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews

N/A

LA13 - Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity

N/A

LA14 - Ratio of basic salary of men to women by employee category

N/A

Social: Human rights

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HR1 - Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements that include human rights clauses or that have undergone human rights screening

N/A

HR2 - Percentage of significant suppliers and contractors that have undergone screening on human rights and actions taken

N/A

HR3 - Total hours of employee training on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained

N/A

HR4 - Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken

N/A

HR5 - Operations identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at significant risk, and actions taken to support these rights

N/A

HR7 - Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of forced or compulsory labor

N/A

HR8 - Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization's policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations

N/A

Social: Society

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SO1 - Nature, scope, and effectiveness of any programs and practices that assess and manage the impacts of operations on communities, including entering, operating, and exiting

N/A

SO2 - Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption

N/A

SO4 - Actions taken in response to incidents of corruption

N/A

SO5 - Public policy positions and participation in public policy development and lobbying

N/A

SO6 - Total value of financial and in-kind contributions to political parties, politicians, and related institutions by country

N/A

SO7 - Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes

N/A

Social: Product Responsibility

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PR1 - Life cycle stages in which health and safety impacts of products and services are assessed for improvement, and percentage of significant products and services categories subject to such procedures

N/A

PR3 - Type of product and service information required by procedures, and percentage of significant products and services subject to such information requirements

N/A

PR4 - Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes

N/A

PR5 - Practices related to customer satisfaction, including results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction

N/A

PR6 - Programs for adherence to laws, standards, and voluntary codes related to marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship

N/A

PR7 - Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship by type of outcomes

N/A

PR8 - Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data

N/A