Integrated Annual Report 2016
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Key sustainability indicators

We seek to grow social and human capital as well as financial capital while minimising our consumption of, and impacts on, natural capital. These are some of the leading performance indicators which we closely monitor and which our strategy seeks to influence.

  Making steel more sustainable  
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  Key performance indicator   Unit 2016 2015 2014 Definitions
  Percentage of operations certified to the
environmental management system
standard, ISO 14001
  % 100 100 100 ISO 14001 is an international standard for
environmental management systems
  Greenhouse gases            
    Direct carbon dioxide (CO2) – Scope 1+   t/t liquid steel 2.32 2.13 2.37 Direct CO2 emissions
    Indirect carbon dioxide (CO2) – Scope 2+   t/t liquid steel 0.68 0.67 0.79 Indirect CO2 emissions due to electricity
consumption
    Total greenhouse gas
   (CO2 equivalent Scope 1 and Scope 2)+
  t/t liquid steel 3.00 2.80 3.09  
    Total greenhouse gas
   (CO2 equivalent Scope 1 and Scope 2)+
  mt 14.30 13.57 14.08  
  Atmospheric emissions            
    Sulphur dioxides (SO2)   Tonnes 22 881 21 544 20 022  
    Particulates from point sources   Tonnes 2 973 2 535 2 304  
  By-products            
    By-products generated   mt 4.13 4.09 4.01  
    By-products disposed (% of total)   % 37 35 32  
  Energy use            
    Electricity (purchased)+   TWh 3.14 3.40 3.52  
    Total energy consumption+   PJ 131 128 124  
    Electricity self-generated   MWh 209 632 209 479 231 053  
  Material use            
    Iron ore   Tonnes 6 603 664 6 541 045 6 562 183  
    Coal   Tonnes 4 013 533 4 074 721 4 699 604  
    Dolomite   Tonnes 505 746 519 658 707 521  
    Limestone   Tonnes 556 957 540 694 869 770  
    Scrap (consumed)   Tonnes 684 041 758 884 793 917 Externally procured and internally generated and recycled
  Water            
    Fresh water intake   kℓ 15 475 311 18 418 173 18 773 893  

 

  Investing in our people  
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  Key performance indicator   Unit 2016 2015 2014 Definitions
  Employee numbers+ (permanent at year-end)   Number 9 056 9 315 8 825  
  Employee and contractor fatalities+   Number 3 2 4  
  Lost time injury frequency rate (LTIFR)+   per million
hours worked
0.62 0.48 0.58 LTIFR is the number of fatalities and injuries that have resulted in an employee or contractor being away from work for at least one day after the day the accident occurred, per million hours worked
  Disabling injury frequency rate (DIFR)   per million
hours worked
0.89 0.70 1.18 DIFR is the number of fatalities, lost time injuries and restricted workday case injuries per million hours worked. Restricted workday case injuries are recorded when the injured employee returns to work by their next shift and can complete meaningful tasks, but a restriction placed on them by a medical practitioner limits their ability to
perform all of the tasks required of them
  Occupation disease frequency rate (ODFR)   per million
hours worked
9.50 10.77 15.83 All injuries (fatalities, DIFR, lost time injuries, medical aid and first aid injuries) per million hours worked
  Occupation disease frequency rate (ODFR)   per million
hours worked
0.02 0.19 0.08 Occupational diseases (work-related ailments) per million hours worked
  Percentage of operations certified to the health and safety management system standard, OHSAS 18001   % 100 100 100 OHSAS 18001 is an international standard for health and safety management systems
aid and first aid injuries) per million hours worked
  Number of hours of full-time package category employee training   Number 133 794 93 216 78 775 Number of hours of full-time package category employee training. This includes health and safety training
  Number of hours of full-time bargaining unit category employee training   Number 378 778 488 079 303 133 Number of hours of full-time bargaining unit category employee training. This includes health and safety training and on-the-job training
  Investment in employee training and development   Rm 184 202 151  
  Proportion of above focused on black employees   % 67 71 75  
  Investment in bursary scheme   Rm 56 63 65  
  Graduates in training   Number 30 35 17  
  Production learners   Number 418 422 374  
  Apprentices   Number 546 462 447  
  Artisan-to-technician conversion programme   Number 50 98 52  

+ Externally assured

  Creating value for our stakeholders  
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  Key performance indicator   Unit 2016 2015 2014 Definitions
  Value added statement            
  Revenue   Rm 32 737 31 141 34 852  
  Purchased materials and services   Rm 27 789 29 612 32 275  
  Finance and investment income   Rm 74 131 79  
  Percentage of total spend with black-owned businesses   % 14.1 13.4 7.4  
  Value distributed to:            
    Shareholders   Rm  
    Employees   Rm 4 175 4 027 3 764  
    Providers of debt   Rm 793 812 389  
    Government   Rm 2 40 84  
    Community investment+   Rm 17 13 16  
    Reinvested in group   Rm 1 952 1 262 65  

 

  Transparent governance  
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  Key performance indicator   Unit 2016 2015 2014 Definitions
  Fines, penalties and settlements   Number 1 - - All incidents of and fines for non-compliance with all laws and regulations associated with safety, health and environmental issues
  Fines, penalties and settlements   Rm 1 500 - - Provision includes fines due to non-compliance with all laws, regulations and permits. Payments do not include levies or costs for lawyers and product liabilities. The figure reflected here relates to the penalty agreed this year with the Competition Commission, which the company will begin paying in 2017

 


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