Facts & Figures (Appendix) Indices, Indicators and Key Figures

GRI Content Index

including Construction and Real Estate Sector Supplement
GRI-No. Description Link Comment

Strategy and Analysis

102-14

Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organisation (such as CEO, chair, or equivalent senior position) about the relevance of sustainability to the organisation and the organisation’s strategy for addressing sustainability

Organisational Profile

102-1

Name of the organisation

102-2

Primary brands, products, and/or services

102-3

Location of organisation’s headquarters

102-4

Number of countries where the organisation operates, and names of countries with either major operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability issues covered in the report

102-5

Nature of ownership and legal form

102-6

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

102-7

Scale of the reporting organisation

102-8

Total number of employees (permanent and temporary) by employment type, by region and by gender (and variations)

102-9

Description of the organisation’s supply chain

102-10

Any significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organisation’s size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain

102-11

Organisation’s approach to the precautionary principle

102-12

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

102-13

List of memberships in industry organisations and national or international advocacy organisations

102-41

Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements

DIC Asset AG does not have any collective bargaining agreements with employees

Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries

102-45

Entities included in the organisation’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents

102-46

Process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries

102-47

List all the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content

102-48

Effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements

There were no major restatements of information provided in previous reports

102-49

Report significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries

There have been no significant changes in the scope or aspect boundaries during the reporting period

103-1

Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary

Stakeholder Engagement

102-40

Stakeholder groups engaged by the organisation

102-42

Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage

102-43

Approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process

102-44

Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organisation has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns

Report Profile

102-50

Reporting period for information provided

102-51

Date of most recent previous report

102-52

Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial)

102-53

Contact point for questions regarding the report content

102-54, 102-55, 102-56

GRI compliance option chosen by the organisation and reference to the External Assurance Report

102-56

Policy and practice with regard to seeking external assurance

DIC Asset AG does not currently seek external assurance for sustainability reporting. Our 2019 Annual Report and the financial statements within were audited by Rödl & Partner in 2020

Governance

102-18

Governance structure of the organisation

102-22

Composition of the highest governance body

102-24

Process for nominating and selecting the highest governance body

102-25

Process for managing conflicts of interest

Ethics and Integrity

102-16

The organisation’s values, principles, standards and norms of behaviour such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics

Compliance

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

307-1

Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations

No such incidents were recorded in the reporting period

GRI-No. Description Link Comment

Ecology

Energy

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

302-1

Energy consumption within the organisation by primary energy source

302-2

Energy consumption outside the organisation by primary source

302-3

Energy intensity

302-4

Reduction of energy consumption

CRE1

Building energy intensity

Water

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

303-1

Total water withdrawal by source

Drinking water is procured exclusively from local water suppliers

CRE2

Building water intensity

Emissions

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

305-1

Direct GHG emissions (Scope 1)

305-2

Energy indirect GHG emissions (Scope 2)

305-3

Other indirect GHG emissions (Scope 3)

305-4

GHG emissions intensity

305-5

Reduction of GHG emissions

CRE3

GHG intensity from buildings

Waste

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

306-2

Total weight of waste by disposal route

The waste quantity was not reported as weight (kg or metric tons) but as estimated volume (litres).

Construction and Real Estate Sector Supplement

CRE8

Type and number of sustainably certified assets

Currently no properties in our Commercial Portfolio have achieved a green building certification

Social: Labour Practices and Decent Work

Employment

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

401-1

Total number and rate of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region

401-2

Benefits provided to full-time employees

401-3

Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender

DIC Asset AG has no systematic data collection on this aspect

Labour/management relations

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

402-1

Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective agreements

Employees are given early and proactive notice of key organisational changes. Collective bargaining agreements do not exist

Occupational health and safety

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

403-1

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

CRE6

Percentage of the organisation operating in verified compliance with an internationally recognised health and safety management system

Although DIC Asset AG does not currently orient itself to an international health and safety standard, all workplaces operate according to the strictest safety standards of German law. Additionally, internal and external Occupational Safety Commissions regularly review current practices

403-2

Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region and by gender

403-4

Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions

DIC Asset AG does not currently have any formal or informal agreements with trade unions

Training and education

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

404-1

Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category

No statistics are on record concerning the average time employees spent in professional training and continued professional development

404-2

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

404-3

Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender

Diversity and equal opportunity

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

405-1

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

Equal remuneration for men and women

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

Our Compliance Guideline prohibit any form of gender-based discrimination or unfair treatment in the workplace

405-2

Ratio of the basic salary and remuneration of women to men for each employee category, by significant locations of operation

DIC Asset AG has no systematic data collection on this aspect

Supplier assessment for labour practices

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

The Compliance Guideline covers interactions with third parties

414-1

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labour practices criteria

DIC Asset AG conducts its business activities exclusively in Germany, a country with very high standards for labour and human rights. We expect suppliers to adhere to national and international regulations at all times. The Company conducts no formal screening of its suppliers

Social: Human Rights

Non-discrimination

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

406-1

Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken

No such incidents

Child labour

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

408-1

Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labour

No operations or suppliers were determined to have a risk for incidents of child labour

Forced or compulsory labour

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

409-1

Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labour

No operations or suppliers were determined to have a risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labour

Social: Society

Anti-corruption

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

205-3

Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken

No incidents of this type during the 2019 financial year

Anti-competitive behaviour

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

206-1

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

No legal action of this type during the 2019 financial year

Social: Product Responsibility

Customer privacy

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

418-1

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

No incidents of this type during the 2019 financial year

Compliance

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

419-1

Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services

No incidents of this type during the 2019 financial year (monetary value: EUR 0.00).

Economic

Economic performance

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

201-1

Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, donations and other community investments, retained earnings, and payments to capital providers and governments

201-2

Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organisation’s activities due to climate change and other sustainability issues

201-3

Coverage of the organisation’s defined benefit plan obligations

Employees of DIC Asset AG are not enrolled in a workplace pension plan.

Market presence

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

202-1

Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation

DIC Asset AG has no systematic data collection on this aspect.

Indirect economic impacts

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

203-1

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

Procurement practices

103-1, 103-2, 103-3

Management approach

204-1

Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation

DIC Asset AG has no systematic data collection on this aspect. Our seven regional offices rely heavily on the services of local providers to maintain our properties.

Units of measurement

kWh/year

Kilowatt hours per year

kWh/sqm

Kilowatt hours per square metre

cbm

Cubic metres

cbm/sqm

Cubic metres per square metre

kgCO₂e

Kilograms of carbon dioxide equivalent

kgCO₂e/sqm

Kilograms of carbon dioxide equivalent per square metre

kWh/employee

Kilowatt hours per employee

kWh/work place

Kilowatt hours per workplace

cbm/employee

Cubic metres per employee

cbm/work place

Cubic metres per workplace