4 CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY Sopra Steria: A committed and responsible Group, making a sustainable, human and enlightened contribution
Definitions of social indicators Unless otherwise indicated, indicators are calculated on the basis of numbers of employees on permanent and temporary contracts and internship agreements. The following definitions are used: Permanent contract: Full-time or part-time employment contract p entered into with an employee for an indefinite period; Fixed-term contract: Full-time or part-time employment contract p entered into with an employee and expiring at the end of a specific period or on completion of a specific task lasting an estimated period; Frequency rate of workplace accidents in France: Calculated in p business days, using the following formula: (Number of workplace accidents with work stoppage × 1,000,000)/Total number of hours worked by total workforce in the year; Severity rate of workplace accidents in France: (Number of p working days lost due to workplace accidents × 1,000)/Total number of hours worked by all employees during the year. Work stoppages continuing on from the previous year are not counted. Work stoppages continuing on as a result of workplace accidents that occurred the previous year are not counted; Absence rate: Calculated in business days and on the basis of the p average full-time equivalent workforce. It takes into account absences for illness, workplace accidents and accidents while travelling. It corresponds to the ratio of the number of actual calendar days’ absence and the number of work days theoretically available; Percentage of employees with a disability: total employment units p accounted for by employees with a declared disability (“disabled employment units” in France), multiplied by 1.5 where allowed under the rules applied by French government agency Agefiph (which promotes employment for people with disabilities), divided by the size of the relevant workforce. The workforce numbers used are also calculated according to the rules defined by Agefiph. Scope of reporting To ensure compliance with regulations, the Group has developed a reporting process for collecting the relevant data and leveraging the results in this document. The following information (required by Article L. 225-102.1 of the French Commercial Code) has been excluded since it does not apply to Sopra Steria Group’s business: combating food waste and food insecurity, promoting animal welfare and responsible food production. Sopra Steria’s corporate responsibility policy applies to all Group entities. The headcounts provided in the workforce section of this report and used in certain environmental indicators include all Group employees. Depending on the indicator, the geographic scope is either: The full worldwide scope of Sopra Steria Group businesses (i.e. p Sopra Steria Group);
All Sopra Steria Group businesses in a given country p (Sopra Steria France, Sopra Steria UK, Sopra Steria España, etc.). For each country, all Sopra Steria Group subsidiaries are included (Sopra Banking Software, Sopra HR Software, I2S, CIMPA, Beamap, Cassiopae, Galitt, 2MoRO, it-economics, APAK, SAB, etc.). As regards the scope of workforce indicators: p Companies consolidated in 2019 (SAB and Sopra Banking • Software Senegal) and the joint venture formed with Sopra Financial Technology GmbH are included in all indicators shown. Neosphères, also acquired in 2019, is now fully consolidated by Sopra HR Software France. ADN’Co, which was acquired in January 2020 and consolidated by Galitt with effect from 1 September 2020, is an exception: indicators for Galitt include employees of ADN’Co (30 employees), 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 Sc.qt.2.5” indicator will be calculated. The scope will be specified for each indicator; As regards the scope of environmental indicators (CDSB p REQ-07/TCFD) (1) : Headcount at companies acquired during 2020 (Sodifrance, • ADN’Co, cxpartners and HoloCare AS) is included when calculating all indicators, The scope of 2020 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) (1) : 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) (1) : p Corporate responsibility reporting covers the calendar year from • 1 January to 31 December 2020. 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 2019 Universal Registration Document (CDSB REQ-10/TCFD) (1) .
CDSB REQ: For more information, see the Glossary on page 308 (1)