Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society

Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society | Introduction

Here you will find what to disclose in relation to this Aspect. DMA and Indicators are expected to be disclosed in the report if the organization’s impacts related to this Aspect are considered material.

Use the tabs above to get the information needed to disclose the DMA and Indicators for this Aspect.



Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society | Boundary

Aspect Boundary refers to the description of where impacts occur for each material Aspect. In setting the Aspect Boundaries, an organization should consider impacts within and outside of the organization. Aspect Boundaries vary based on the Aspects reported.

The Boundaries of material Aspects are to be disclosed under G4-20 and G4-21. The explanation on how to define the Boundaries of a material Aspect is presented in the Guidance for G4-18, Step 1, item 1.2 Determining Boundaries for Relevant Topics. For a quick overview of the content, click here.

Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society | Management Approach

The DMA (Disclosures on Management Approach) is intended to give the organization an opportunity to explain how the economic, environmental and social impacts related to material Aspects are managed.
The Guidance for DMA is divided in two types: Generic and Aspect-specific Guidance. When reporting management approach, organizations start by addressing the Generic DMA Guidance. If Aspect-specific Guidance is available, organizations then use it to report their management approach for that Aspect in more detail.
DMA provides narrative information on how an organization identifies, analyzes, and responds to its actual and potential material economic, environmental and social impacts. DMA also provides context for the performance reported by Indicators.
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Generic Guidance for G4-DMA-a.


Generic Guidance for G4-DMA-b.


Generic Guidance for G4-DMA-c.

Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society | Indicators

​The Indicators under this Aspect are presented below. By clicking on a blue Indicator icon or 'More details' link you can access the full details and Guidance for an Indicator.
Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society
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Significant actual and potential negative impacts on society in the supply chain and actions taken
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