Worldline - 2020 Universal Registration Document
EXTRA-FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF PERFORMANCE Reducing our environmental footprint
Our environmental governance [GRI 103-1 Energy] [GRI 103-2 Energy] D.5.1.2
[GRI 103-2 Indirect Economic Impacts] [GRI 103-3 Energy] [GRI 103-1 Emissions] [GRI 103-2 Emissions] [GRI 103-3 Emissions] [GRI 419-1]
A global governance through the D.126.96.36.199 Environmental Management System [GRI 103-2 Energy] [GRI 103-2 Emissions] WL10 [GRI 103-3 Energy] [GRI 103-2 Emissions] [GRI 305-5 Reduction of GHG emission] As part of the CSR activities, the environmental governance –including the management of climate change risks, is under Worldline CEO’s responsibility and managed by Worldline CSR Officer (refer to this document, Section D.188.8.131.52). Reporting to the CSR Officer, the Global Environment Manager is in charge of all environmental topics worldwide. The Global Environment Manager is supported by Country Environment Managers and local environmental teams on each site. To coordinate activities within the environmental team, weekly calls are organised and a quarterly face to face workshop takes place. Global coordination is also enforced between CSR and environmental teams through the Worldline Environmental Board, a quarterly meeting where information and best practices are shared, environmental KPIs and ISO 14001 audits are monitored, and actions are decided in accordance with the strategy and targets. In 2017, Worldline has implemented its own global environmental policy, which is aligned with the Company’s strategic ambitions and its CSR programme. The purpose of this policy is to provide all stakeholders with high level principles, over the short and long term, on the Company’s
environmental challenges and commitments, including energy efficiency policies, carbon emission targets, procurement actions, electronic waste management, etc The two environmental risks identified by Worldline (refer to this document, Section D.5.1.1), i.e. climate change and circular economy, are monitored through the Company’s Environmental Board. This body uses several tools and processes to mitigate these risks, such as the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) process (refer to this document, Section D.1.2.2), the Legal Risk Mapping and its own Environmental Management System (EMS). The EMS, aligned with the ISO 14001 standard, seeks to address environmental issues specific to sites and introduce regular additional actions to reduce Worldline’s environmental footprint. In this context, Worldline has decided, since 2012, to seek ISO 14001 certification for its main offices sites (over 500 permanent employees) and all its own strategic data centres – see the following table. In total in 2020, 15 strategic sites of Worldline are certified, which represents 83% of the total headcount and 100% of operational facilities with more than 500 permanent employees or with strategic data centres. In 2020, two new office sites were certified in Zurich (Switzerland) and Mumbai (India). The Bezons (France) and Barcelona and Madrid (Spain) sites which were ISO 14001 certified under the Atos group EMS, have been transitioned to Worldline EMS in 2020.
Vendôme – data centre (France) Brussels – office (Belgium) Brussels – data centre Frankfurt – office (Germany)
ISO 14001 certified since 2011 ISO 14001 certified since 2012 ISO 14001 certified since 2012 ISO 14001 certified since 2015 ISO 14001 certified since 2017 ISO 14001 certified since 2017 ISO 14001 certified since 2017 ISO 14001 certified since 2017 ISO 14001 certified since 2019 ISO 14001 certified since 2019 ISO 14001 certified since 2019 ISO 14001 certified since 2020 ISO 14001 certified since 2020 ISO 14001 certified since 2017 ISO 14001 certified since 2017
Blois – office (France)
Noyelles les Seclin – office (France) Noyelles les Seclin – data centre (France)
Seclin – data centre (France) Villeurbanne – office (France) Utrecht – office (The Netherlands)
Bezons – office (France) Zurich – office (Switzerland) Mumbai – office (India) Barcelona – office (Spain) Madrid – office (Spain)
The EMS covers all environmental topics, including: Purpose of the organisation, Stakeholders, Risks and opportunities, Leadership, Legal compliance, Environmental analysis and significant aspects identification, Planning, Communication and awareness, Performance evaluation and continuous improvement. As part of its EMS, Worldline engages all its employees to apply its environmental policy and encourages its suppliers to be compliant with its environmental standards. In 2020, Worldline expanded its initiative aiming to engage its
main suppliers by encouraging its top 100 suppliers to set
Science Based Targets (SBTs).
This governance approach has already proven itself and is in line with local and global environmental regulations. Besides, by improving the Company’s environmental performance, notably relating to energy efficiency and carbon reduction, it not only enables to mitigate risks, but also to provide opportunities for alternative ways of working, better operating efficiency and potential cost savings.
Universal Registration Document 2020
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