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Governance structure and composition

GRI
Code
Description Reference/Direct answer Omissions and, if
applicable, reason
for omission
UN Global
Compact
  Governance structure and composition      
G4-34
a. Governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body. Identify any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts.
Corporate governance
Legal structure, ownership and governance (transparency report)
Report of the Supervisory Board
No omissions  
G4-35
a. Process for delegating authority for economic, environmental, and social topics from the highest governance body to senior executives and other employees.
Corporate governance No omissions  
G4-36
a. Report whether the organization has appointed an executivelevel position or positions with responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics, and whether post holders report directly to the highest governance body.
Corporate governance No omissions  
G4-37
a. Consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental, and social topics. If consultation is delegated, describe to whom and any feedback processes to the highest governance body.
Stakeholder engagement and materiality
Appendix 2. G4-24, G4-25, G4-26 & G4-27: Overview of EY NL’s stakeholder engagement in FY 2015/2016
No omissions  
G4-38
a. Composition of the highest governance body and its committees by:
- Executive or non-executive;
- Independence;
- Tenure on the governance body;
- Number of each individual’s other significant positions and commitments, and the nature of the commitments;
- Gender;
- Membership of under-represented social groups;
- Competences relating to economic, environmental and social impacts;
- Stakeholder representation
Corporate governance No omissions Principle 6
G4-39
a. The Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer (and, if so, his or her function within the organization’s management and the reasons for this arrangement).
Corporate governance No omissions  
G4-40
a. Nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees, and the criteria used for nominating and selecting highest governance body members, including:
- Whether and how diversity is considered;
- Whether and how independence is considered;
- Whether and how expertise and experience relating to economic, environmental and social topics are considered;
- Whether and how stakeholders (including shareholders) are involved.
Board of Directors
Legal structure, ownership and governance (transparency report)
Quality management
Independence practices (transparency report)
No omissions Principle 6
G4-41
a. Report processes for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided and managed. Report whether conflicts of interest are disclosed to stakeholders, including, as a minimum:
- Cross-board membership;
- Cross-shareholding with suppliers and other stakeholders;
- Existence of controlling shareholders;
- Related party disclosures.
Quality Management
Independence practices (transparency report)
No omissions  
G4-42
a. Highest governance body’s and senior executives' roles in the development, approval, and updating of the organization's purpose, value or mission statements, strategies, policies, and goals related to economic, environmental and social impacts.
Strategic framework
Corporate governnance
No omissions  
G4-43
a. Measures taken to develop and enhance the highest governance body’s collective knowledge of economic, environmental, and social topics.
Appendix 10. G4-43: Partner Development Program No omissions  
G4-44
a. Processes for evaluation of the highest governance body’s performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental and social topics. Report whether such evaluation is independent or not, and its frequency. Report whether such evaluation is a self-assessment.
b. Report actions taken in response to evaluation of the highest governance body’s performance with respect to economic, environmental and social topics, including, as a minimum, changes in membership and organizational practice.
Strategic framework
Corporate governnance
No omissions  
G4-45
a. Highest governance body’s role in the identification and management of economic, environmental, and social impacts, risks, and opportunities. Include the highest governance body’s role in the implementation of due diligence processes.
 
b. Report whether stakeholder consultation is used to support the highest governance body's identification and management of economic, environmental, and social risks and opportunities.
In-control statement






Quality management
G4-37
No Ommissions  
G4-46
a. Highest governance body’s role in reviewing the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management processes for economic, environmental, and social topics.
In-control statement No omissions  
G4-47
a. Frequency of the highest governance body’s review of economic, environmental, and social impacts, risks, and opportunities.
Corporate governance No omissions