2021 Universal Registration Document
4 CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY Methodological note
to 31 December 2021. Any exceptions to calendar year reporting are indicated in respect of the data concerned, To check consistency between financial and non-financial • reporting, some structural indicators common to both areas are compared and verified at various levels of detail. An overview of the reporting process and reporting tools relating to this report is set out in the reporting protocol available on request from Sopra Steria’s CR&SD Department. No corrections have been noted in relation to data published in p the 2021 Universal Registration Document (CDSB REQ-10/TCFD). As the first of ten signatory companies, Sopra Steria made a p public commitment during Climate Week NYC in September 2017 to disclose climate-related information in accordance with guidelines issued by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) for a period of three years. Sopra Steria opted to use the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) framework because it complies with TCFD guidelines. Since 2017, the Group has provided a CDSB cross-reference table in its annual report demonstrating compliance (CDSB REQ-11/TCFD). This report on 2021 data uses the structure set out in the CDSB framework to provide the required information in a fully compliant manner. Independent assurance meeting ISAE 3000 is provided by an p independent third party, which carries out checks on a reasonable assurance basis on figures in the report identified by the sign ✔ , the majority of which relate to greenhouse gas emissions (excluding greenhouse gas emissions from the supply chain, which are verified on a limited assurance basis). This assurance (CDSB REQ-12/TCFD) is set out in section 8, “Report by the independent third party on the consolidated statement of non-financial performance presented in the Management Report”, of this chapter (pages 163 to 167).
As regards the scope of workforce indicators: p Employees of companies acquired in 2021, including in • particular Luminosity Limited and Sopra Steria Financial Services, EGGS Design, Labs and Eva Group, are taken into account when calculating indicators, For Sodifrance, cxpartners, Soft-Maint, Anteo Consulting, • Anteo E-Business Solutions and Mia Software, which joined the consolidated Group during 2020, only the “Total workforce” indicator will be calculated. The scope will be specified for each indicator; As regards the scope of environmental indicators (CDSB p REQ-07/TCFD): Employees of companies acquired in the period up to • November 2021 inclusive were taken into account when calculating indicators, including in particular Luminosity Limited, Sopra Steria Financial Services and Labs. Employees of companies acquired in December 2021 (EGGS Design and Eva Group) were not taken into account, The scope of 2021 environmental reporting spans all entities • over which the Group has both financial and operational control. The NHS SBS, SSCL and Sopra Financial Technology GmbH joint ventures are thus included in all indicators; As regards reporting policy (CDSB REQ-08/TCFD): p To check consistency between financial and non-financial • reporting, some structural indicators common to both areas are compared and verified at various levels of detail, A snapshot of the reporting process and reporting tools • relating to this report is set out in the reporting protocol available on request from Sopra Steria’s CR&SD Department; As regards the reporting period (CDSB REQ-09/TCFD): Corporate p responsibility reporting covers the calendar year from 1 January
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