GRI Standard Indicators

GRI 101 Foundation 2019

DISCLOSURES GENERAL (GRI 102: CONTENIDOS GENERALES 2019)

ORGANIZATION PROFILE Page/Direct Reference Scope
102-1 Name of the organization Note 1.1. of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019 Ferrovial
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services 20 Ferrovial
102-3 Location of headquarters Note 1.1. of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019 Ferrovial
102-4 Location of operations 11 y 20 Ferrovial
102-5 Ownership and legal form Note 1.1. of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019 Ferrovial
102-6 Markets served 11 y 20 Ferrovial
102-7 Scale of the organization 10, 11, 58-59 Ferrovial
102-8 Information on employees and other workers 58-59 y Anexo Tablas GRI Ferrovial
102-9 Supply Chain 76-77 y Anexo Tablas GRI Ferrovial
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain Notes 1.1.2 and 1.1.3 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019 Ferrovial
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach 84-85 Ferrovial
102-12 External Initiatives 113 Ferrovial
102-13 Membership of associations 113 Ferrovial
STRATEGY Page/Direct Reference Scope
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker 7, 21-22, 84-85 Ferrovial
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities 7, 84-85 Ferrovial
ETHICS AND INTEGRITY Page/Direct Reference Scope
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior 14, 68-69,78-79 Ferrovial
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics 68-69 Ferrovial
GOVERNANCE Page/Direct Reference Scope
102-18 Governance structure 90-91
Section C of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance
Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-19 Delegating authority 110
Section C of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance
Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics 110
Section C of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance
Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics 113 Ferrovial
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees 90-91
Section C of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance
Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body 90-91
Sections C.1.2 and C.1.3 of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body 90-91
Section C.1.19 of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-25 Conflicts of interest 68-69
Section D.6 of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy. 90-91 Ferrovial
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body The Board of Directors is informed annually regarding environmental management issues for the company, as well as regarding monitoring of the corporate responsibility strategic plan. Furthermore, the Board, directly or via its committees, remains abreast of a series of issues on which it is required to make decisions. These include approving policies on a wide range of issues. Ferrovial
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body’s performance Sections C.1.19 to C.1.21 of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance Report 2019 Ferrovial
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts 90-91
Section E of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes 90-91
Section E of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics 90-91
Section E of Ferrovial’s Annual Corporate Governance Report 2019
Ferrovial
102-32 Highest governance body’s role in sustainability reporting 110 Ferrovial
102-33 Communicating critical concerns 69, 110 y 113 Ferrovial
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns 69, 110 y 113 Ferrovial
102-35 Remuneration policies 94-95 Ferrovial
102-36 Process for determining remuneration 94-95 Ferrovial
102-37 Stakeholders’ involvement in remuneration 94-95 Ferrovial
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio Appendix to GRI Standards Ferrovial
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio Appendix to GRI Standards Ferrovial

 

STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT Page/Direct Reference Scope
102-40 List of stakeholder groups 113 Ferrovial
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements 71, Appendix to GRI Standards and table of contents of non Financial Information Statements Ferrovial
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders 2, 113 Ferrovial
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement 110 y 113 Ferrovial
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised 110 y 113 Ferrovial
REPORTING PRACTICE Page Scope
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements Appendix II of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019 Ferrovial
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries 2, 112 y 113 Ferrovial
102-47 List of material topics 111 y 113 Ferrovial
102-48 Restatements of information 112 Ferrovial
102-49 Changes in reporting 112 Ferrovial
102-50 Reporting period Fiscal year 2019 Ferrovial
102-51 Date of most recent report Fiscal year 2018 Ferrovial
102-52 Reporting cycle Annual Ferrovial
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Back cover Ferrovial
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards 2, 112, 124, 133-136 Ferrovial
102-55 GRI content index 119-125 Ferrovial
102-56 External assurance 135-138 Ferrovial

 

Thematic contents

Materiality Indicator Page / Direct Reference Scope
Economic Performance
GRI 103 Management approach 103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary 113 Ferrovial
103-2 The management approach and its components 10-12 y 111 Ferrovial
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach 10-12 Ferrovial
GRI 201 Economic Performance 2018 201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Appendix to GRI Standards Ferrovial
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change 72-74 and 87
Risks and opportunities are disclosed in the Carbon Disclosure Project report, which is publicly-available on the CDP website. Information for 2019 will be made available during 2020.
Ferrovial
201-3 Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans Note 6.6.4 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019
Note 6.2 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019
Ferrovial
 201-4 Financial assistance received from government Note 6.1 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019
Note 6.4 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019
Ferrovial
Market Presence
GRI 202: Market presence 2018 202-1 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage The relationship betwen entry level wage and the local minimum wage in relevant countries by gender (Men/Women) is as follows:
Spain 1.34/1.34
United Kingdom: 1.00/1.00
United States: 1.71/1.71
Poland: 1/1
Chile: 1.04/1.04
Ferrovial
202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community In 2019, the proportion of senior management hired from the local community was XXX%. Ferrovial
Indirect economic impacts
GRI 203: Indirect economic impacts 2018 203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported 78-79 Ferrovial
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts 21, 22, 58-59,70-71, 72-74, 76-77 Ferrovial
Procurrent Practices
GRI 204: Procurrent practices 2018 204-1 Proportion of spending on local suppliers Local suppliers in 2019 represented 92% of total number of suppliers.Suppliers which are not centralized and locally contracted are classified as local suppliers. Ferrovial
Anti-corruption
GRI 205: Anti-corruption 2018 205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption 68-69 Ferrovial
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures 68-69 Spain
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken 68-69 Ferrovial
Anti-competitive
GRI 206: Anti-competitive 2018 206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, antitrust, and monopoly practices In 2019, two cases and litigations related to monopoly practices were open.
Note 6.3 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019
Note 6.5 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019
Ferrovial

Environmental materials

Materiality Indicator Page / Direct Reference Scope
Management aproach
GRI 103 Management
approach
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary 113 Ferrovial
103-2 The management approach and its components 72-74 y 111 Ferrovial
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach 72-74 Ferrovial
Materials
GRI 301: Materials 2017 301-1 Materials used by weight or volume Appendix to GRI Standards.  It is given information about the most representative used material for each division. The most significant material could change every year according to each project, so the data could not be comparable. Ferrovial
301-2 Recycled input materials used Appendix to GRI Standards.  Ferrovial
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging materials The activity of the company does not include the production of goods destined for sale with packaging  Ferrovial
Energy
GRI 302: Energy 2018 302-1 Energy consumption within the organization Appendix to GRI Standards.  Ferrovial
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization Energy use from consumption of fuels, electricity and losses due to electricity transport stood at 1,292,997 GJ  Ferrovial
302-3 Energy intensity Energy intensity is XXX GJ/net revenues  Ferrovial
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption Energy consumption reduced 11.02%% compared to 2019  Ferrovial
302-5 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services 32, 72-74  Ferrovial
Water
GRI 303: Water 2018 303-1 Water withdrawal by source Reported data in 2019 include estimations based on the best available information at the date of closing this report. Main consumptions are estimated based on the average water prices by country. Appendix to GRI Standards.  Ferrovial
303-2 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water Water withdrawal requires an authorization whereby the volume of water withdrawn is restricted. It must always be below the maximum limits established by the competent authority. This is why it is considered that, in accordance with these authorizations, the water withdrawn by Ferrovial does not affect the hydric resource significantly  Ferrovial
303-3 Water recycled and reused The consumption of recycled and reused water stood at a 139,970 m3. Data include the best estimation available at the date of closing this report  Ferrovial
Biodiversity
GRI 304: Biodiversity 2018 304-1 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas During 2019, Ferrovial has been working on 17 projects which were under an Environmental Impact Statement or equivalent figure, depending on each country’s legal framework Ferrovial
304-2 Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity Most signinficant impacts on biodiversity has been assessed through th Environmental Impact Statements or equivalent figures, depending on each country’s legal framework. Furthermore, they are taken compensative actions arising from these statements when applicable Ferrovial
304-3 Habitats protected or restored Ferrovial performs the ecological restoration of the habitats affected by the construction and operation of its infrastructures in accordance with the provisions of current regulations in each country, adding improvements over the minimun requirements when it is possible, and ecological restoration criteria which could ensure better results on a long-term basis  Ferrovial
304-4 IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations Appendix to GRI Standards. Ferrovial
 Emisions
GRI 305: Emisions 2018 305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions 73. Appendix to GRI Standards.  Ferrovial
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions 73. Appendix to GRI Standards.  Ferrovial
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions 73. Appendix to GRI Standards.
Scope 3 emissions are limited to the described scope on the table 305-3 on the GRI Standards Indicators.
 See Appendix to GRI Indicators
305-4 GHG emissions intensity GHG emissions intensity reached 66 tCO2/INCN (M€)  Ferrovial
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions 72-73. Appendix to GRI Standards.  Ferrovial
305-6 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) This data is considered not relevant  Ferrovial
305-7 Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissions Appendix to GRI Standards.  Ferrovial
Effluents and Waste
GRI 306: Effluents y waste 2019 306-1 Water discharge by quality and destination The total wastewater discharged stood at 1,115,959 m3. Water discharge information was calculated based on standard indicators of water discharge of certain activities published by various sources. Therefore, this
information does not represent real meassurements of water discharge
 Ferrovial
306-2 Waste by type and disposal method Appendix to GRI Standards.  2019 data include estimations according to the best available information at the time of preparing this report  Ferrovial
306-3 Significant spills During 2019 no significant spills have been recorded  Ferrovial
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste During 2019 the amount of transboundary waste transported was 47.32 t.  Ferrovial Servicios España
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff In the projects developed by Ferrovial in 2019, 19 had high quality water courses in their vicinity, of which 2 were started in 2019  Ferrovial Agroman
Environmental Compliance
GRI 307: Environmental Compliance 2019 307-1 Non -compliance with environmental laws and regulations The amount of fines paid in the year due to breach of environmental legislation in 2019 stood at 25,200€ corresponding to one breach imposed in 2019 and 90,751€ coming from two breaches from past years FS España Oficinas Centrales (Ferrovial Servicios, S.A.) y Ferrovial Agroman Portugal
Supplier Environmental Assessment
GRI 308: Supplier Environmental Assessment 2018 308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria Chapter Supply Chain, page 76  Ferrovial
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken (See pag. 76-77) In Construction, the negative environmental impacts had by the supply chain are evaluated, identifying potential risks and substandard work. The measures adopted range from expulsion from the project and/or rejection of the supplier, to warnings that improvements are required in less serious cases. In the Services division, face-to-face audits are carried out on a sample of suppliers  Ferrovial

Aspectos Sociales Materiales

Materiality Indicator Page / Direct Reference Scope 
SOCIAL MATERIAL ASPECTS
Management approach
GRI 103: Management
Approach
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary 116-117 Ferrovial
103-2 The management approach and its components 64-67 Ferrovial
103-3 Evaluation of the management approach 64-67 Ferrovial
Employment
GRI 401: Employment 2018 401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover Appendix to GRI Standards  Ferrovial
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees Social benefits for each country and bussiness are offered equally to full-time employees and part-time employees. In some cases, employees need to have held their posts for at least one year to be eligible for certain social benefits  Ferrovial
401-3 Parental leave Ferrovial does not consider this a risk, as the countries where it operates have protectionist legislation in place for such matters. Such information is therefore not subject to specific managerial procedures Ferrovial
Labor Relations
GRI 402: Labor Relations 2018 402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes Ferrovial complies with the advance notice periods established in labor legislations or those enshrined, if applicable, in the collective agreements pertinent to each business, with no corporate advance notice periods having been established  Ferrovial
Occupational Health and Safety
GRI 403 Occupational Health and Safety 2018 403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management– worker health and safety committees Appendix to GRI Standards  Ferrovial
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities. Appendix to GRI Standards
Information concerning contractors is only included in the calculation of the overall variation frequency index
 Ferrovial
403-3 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation Risk of developing occupational diseases is detected through risk assessments conducted by the Safety and Health Department and controlled through the health surveillance, where relevant relevant protocol according to the risk exposure of the workers are defined and applied  Ferrovial
403-4 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions The agreements in this matter covered with the trade-union organizations are developed through sector agreements that specifically regulate matters such areas as training and information, collective protection, work teams, etc.  Ferrovial
Training and education
GRI 404 Training and education 2018 404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee Appendix to GRI Standards  Ferrovial
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs All training and development programs are aimed at improving the employability of the candidate. In the case of early retirement or restructuring plans (e.g. redundancy packages), specific training plans may be negotiated as part of other outplacement plans  Ferrovial
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews The percentage of employees receiving regular assessments of Ferrovial’s performance and professional development is 33.12%  Ferrovial
 Diversity and Equality of Opportunities
GRI 405: Diversity and
equality of opportunities
2018
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Appendix to GRI Standards
Section C of Annual Corporate Governance Report 2019
 Ferrovial
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men Appendix to GRI Standards  Ferrovial
No discrimination
GRI 406: No discrimination
2018
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken 69. Information about complaints received through the Corporative Whistleblowing Channel in Spain is given  Ferrovial
Freedom of association
GRI 407 Freedom of association 2018 407-1 Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at risk 76 Ferrovial
Child Labor
GRI 408 Chid Labor 2018 408-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of child labor 76 Ferrovial
Forced or compulsory labor
GRI 409 Forced or compulsory labor 2018 409-1 Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor 76  Ferrovial
Forced or compulsory labor
GRI 410 Security practices 2018 410-1 Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization’s human rights policies or procedures that are relevant to operations Security guards are hired through a company that certifies that security personnel have received human rights training  Ferrovial headquarters
Rights of indigenous people
GRI 411: Rights of indigenous
people 2018
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples During 2019 there hasn’t been detected incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous people. Identified controversies are described on page 69  Ferrovial
Human Rights Assessment
GRI 412 Human Rights Assessment 2018 412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments 70-71
During 2019, Ferrovial has not done specific reviews to evaluate the impact on Human Rights’ matters additional to those on health and safety and compliance
 Ferrovial
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or
procedures
69  Ferrovial
412-3 Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening 68-69, 70-71 y 76-77  Ferrovial
Local Communities
GRI 413:Local Communities
2018
413-1 Operations with local community engagement,
impact assessments, and development programs
78-79  Ferrovial
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities During 2019, there has not been detected situations in which Ferrovial activities had caused a negative impact on local communities.  Ferrovial
Supplier Social Assessment
GRI 414: Supplier Social
Assessment 2018
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria 76  Ferrovial
414-2 Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions taken 76  Ferrovial
Public Policy
GRI 415: Public Policy 2018 415-1 Political contributions 68-69 y 113 Ferrovial
Customer Health and Safety
GRI 416: Customer Health and Safety 2018 416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories 66-67  Ferrovial
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services In 2019, 109 cases and litigation related to the safety of workers, subcontractors and users were open.
Note 6.3 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019
Note 6.5 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019
 Ferrovial
Marketing and labeling
GRI 417: Marketing and labeling 2018 417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling 66-67  Ferrovial
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information and labeling There has not been identified non-compliance incidents on this subject  Ferrovial
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning marketing communications There has not been identified non-compliance incidents on this subject  Ferrovial
Customer Privacy
GRI 418 Customer Privacy 2018 418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data There has not been identified relevant  non-compliance incidents on this subject  Ferrovial
Socioeconomic Compliance
GRI 419: Socioeconomic Compliance 2018 419-1 Non-compliance with laws and regulations in the social and economic area In 2019, 109 files and disputes relating to the safety of workers, subcontractors and users were closed with a penalty.

Note 6.3 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019
Note 6.5 of Ferrovial’s Consolidated Financial Statements 2019

Ferrovial

AA1000 APS2008 Standard

The standard is based on three fundamental principles:

  • Inclusiveness: This principle analyzes whether the company has identified and understood the relevant aspects of its sustainable performance and presents sufficient information in terms of quality and quantity. For more information, please refer to the “Material Issues” section in this chapter.
  • Materiality: The information must be the information required by the stakeholders. In other words, it ensures disclosure of all those material aspects whose omission or distortion could influence its stakeholders’ decisions or actions. For more information, please refer to the GRI Standards Indicators Table.
  • Responsiveness: This report includes the information relating to Ferrovial’s response to stakeholder expectations.

GRI Standards Guidelines

The GRI Guidelines principles applied are:

  • Establishing report contents:
    • Materiality: Aspects that reflect the significant social, environmental and economic impacts had by the organization or those that could have a substantial influence on stakeholder decisions.
    • Stakeholder engagement: Identifying stakeholders and describing in the report how their expectations and interests have been addressed.
    • Sustainability context: Presenting the company’s performance within the broader context of sustainability.
    • Completeness: Coverage should enable stakeholders to assess the performance of the reporting organization.
  • Establishing the quality of the report:
    • Balance: The report must reflect both the positive and the negative aspects of the company’s performance.
    • Comparability: Stakeholders should be able to compare the information over time and with other companies.
    • Accuracy: The published information must be accurate and detailed.
    • Clarity: The information must be presented in a way that is clear and accessible to everyone.
    • Reliability: The information must be of high quality and it should establish the company’s materiality.