Sustainability report

GRI content index

General standard disclosures

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GRI 102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker CEO Letter
GRI 102-1 Name of the organization Organizational Profile
GRI 102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services Organizational Profile
GRI 102-3 Location of headquarters Organizational Profile
GRI 102-4 Location of operations Organizational Profile
GRI 102-5 Ownership and legal form Organizational Profile
GRI 102-6 Markets served Organizational Profile
GRI 102-7 Scale of the organization Organizational Profile
GRI 102-8 Information on employees and other workers Organizational Profile
GRI 102-41 Collective bargaining agreements Organizational Profile
GRI 102-9 Supply chain Organizational Profile
GRI 102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain No significant changes to the organization and its supply chain in 2019.
GRI 102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach Not addressed at this time
GRI 102-12 External initiatives Our Approach
GRI 102-13 Membership of associations Ethics and Compliance
GRI 102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements 2020 Form 10-K, Exhibit 21.1
GRI 102-46 Reporting principles for defining report content Materiality & Stakeholder Engagement Our Approach
GRI 102-47 List of material topics Materiality & Stakeholder Engagement Our Approach
GRI 102-48 Restatements of information There are no restatements of previous years' data
GRI 102-49 Changes in reporting We have no significant changes.
GRI 102-40 Stakeholder groups engaged by the organization Materiality & Stakeholder Engagement 2018 Sustainability Report
GRI 102-42 Identification and selection of stakeholders to engage Materiality & Stakeholder Engagement 2018 Sustainability Report
GRI 102-43 Organization's approach to stakeholder engagement Materiality & Stakeholder Engagement 2018 Sustainability Report
GRI 102-44 Key topics and concerns raised during stakeholder engagements Materiality & Stakeholder Engagement
GRI 102-50 Reporting period Calendar year      
GRI 102-51 Date of the last report July, 2020      
GRI 102-52 Reporting cycle Annual      
GRI 102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report sustainability@edwards.com      
GRI 102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards Our Approach      
GRI 102-55 GRI Content Index GRI Content Index      
GRI 102-56 External assurance EHS Report, Verification Opinion Statement GHG Emissions      
GRI 102-18 Governance structure Corporate Governance
GRI 102-20 Executive-level responsibility for ESG topics Corporate Governance - Governance for Sustainability
GRI 102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees 2020 Proxy Statement, page 16-17, Corporate Governance Committees & Charters Corporate Governance Guidelines, page 1
GRI 102-23 Chair of the highest governance body 2020 Proxy Statement, page 8; Corporate Governance; Board of Directors Corporate Governance Board of Directors
GRI 102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body 2020 Proxy Statement, page 5-6 Corporate Governance Guidelines, page 2
GRI 102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy 2020 Proxy Statement, page 19-20
GRI 102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance Corporate Governance 2020 Proxy Statement, page 6 Corporate Governance Guidelines, page 4
GRI 102-35 Remuneration policies 2020 Proxy Statement, pages 30-31, 34-35, 43-44, 49-51, 55 Corporate Governance Guidelines, page 6 Corporate Governance
GRI 102-36 Process for determining remuneration 2020 Proxy Statement, page 27
GRI 102-37 Stakeholders' involvement in remuneration 2020 Proxy Statement, pages 60, 63 Corporate Governance
GRI 102-38 Annual total compensation ratio 2020 Proxy Statement, page 59; Corporate Governance Corporate Governance
GRI 102-16 Organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior Ethics & Compliance
GRI 102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Ethics & Compliance

Specific standard disclosures

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GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Economic Performance Management Approach Organizational Profile
GRI 201-1 Economic Performance Direct economic value generated and distributed Organizational Profile 2019 Annual Report, page 9
GRI 201-2 Economic Performance Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change EHS Report, Emissions, pages 31-34
GRI 201-3 Economic Performance Defined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans 2019 Annual Report, pages 82-87
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Indirect Economic Impacts Management Approach Access to Healthcare
GRI 203-2 Indirect Economic Impacts Significant indirect economic impacts Access to Healthcare
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Energy Management Approach EHS Report, Energy page 15
GRI 302-1 Energy Energy Use EHS Report, Energy page 16-18
GRI 302-3 Energy Energy Intensity EHS Report, Energy page 16
GRI 302-4 Energy Reduction of energy consumption EHS Report, Energy page 18-21
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Water Management Approach EHS Report, Water, pages 22
GRI 303-3 Water Water withdrawal EHS Report, Water, pages 22 and 24
GRI 303-1 Water Interactions with water as a shared resource EHS Report, Water, page 22
GRI 303-5 Water Water consumption EHS Report, Water, page 23-24
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Biodiversity Management Approach EHS Report, Biodiversity, page 26
GRI 304-1 Biodiversity Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas EHS Report, Biodiversity, page 26
GRI 304-2 Biodiversity Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity EHS Report, Biodiversity, page 26
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Emissions Management Approach EHS Report, Emissions, pages 27-28
GRI 305-1 Emissions Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions EHS Report, Emissions, page 28
GRI 305-2 Emissions Energy Indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions EHS Report, Emissions, page 28
GRI 305-3 Emissions Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions EHS Report, Emissions, page 29
GRI 305-4 Emissions GHG emissions intensity EHS Report, Emissions, page 28
GRI 305-5 Emissions Reduction of GHG emissions EHS Report, Emissions, pages 29-30
GRI 305-6 Emissions Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) EHS Report, Emissions, pages 30-31
GRI 305-7 Emissions NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions EHS Report, Emissions, pages 30-31
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Effluents and Waste Management Approach EHS Report, Waste, pages 35-36
GRI 306-1 Effluents and Waste Water discharge by quality and destination EHS Report, Waste, page 37
GRI 306-2 Effluents and Waste Waste by type and disposal method EHS Report, Waste, pages 37-39
GRI 306-3 Effluents and Waste Significant spills EHS Report, Waste, page 40
GRI 306-4 Effluents and Waste Transport of hazardous waste EHS Report, Waste, page 40
GRI 306-5 Effluents and Waste Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff EHS Report, Waste, page 37
GRI 103-2, 103-3 Environmental Compliance Management Approach EHS Report, Compliance, pages 41-43
GRI 307-1 Environmental Compliance Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations EHS Report, Compliance, page 41
GRI 103-2, 103-3 Supplier Environmental Assessment Management Approach EHS Report, Supplier EHS Assessment, pages 44-45
GRI 308-1 Supplier Environmental Assessment New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria EHS Report, Supplier EHS Assessment, pages 44-45
SASB HC-MS-410a.1 Product Lifecycle Discussion of process to assess and manage environmental and human health considerations associated with chemicals in products, and meet demand for sustainable products EHS Report, Environment Packaging
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Employment Management Approach Talent Management
GRI 401-2 Employment Benefits Talent Management
GRI 401-3 Employment Retention rates after parental leave Talent Management
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Occupational Health and Safety Management Approach EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, page 46
GRI 403-1 Occupational Health and Safety Occupational health and safety management system EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, page 46
GRI 403-2 Occupational Health and Safety Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigation EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, page 47
GRI 403-3 Occupational Health and Safety Occupational health services EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, page 50
GRI 403-4 Occupational Health and Safety Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safety EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, pages 47-48
GRI 403-5 Occupational Health and Safety Worker training on occupational health and safety EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, pages 48-49
GRI 403-6 Occupational Health and Safety Promotion of worker health EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, page 50
GRI 403-7 Occupational Health and Safety Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, pages 51-52
GRI 403-8 Occupational Health and Safety Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, pages 50-51
GRI 403-9 Occupational Health and Safety Work-related injuries EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, pages 50-51
GRI 403-10 Occupational Health and Safety Work-related ill health EHS Report, Occupational Health and Safety, pages 50-51
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Training and Education Management Approach Talent Management
GRI 404-2 Training and Education Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs Talent Management
GRI 404-3 Training and Education Employees receiving regular performance reviews Supply Chain Management Governance Map Talent Management Governance Map
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Diversity and Equal Opportunity Management Approach Talent Management
GRI 405-1 Diversity and Equal Opportunity Diversity of governance bodies and employees Talent Management
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Non-Discrimination Management Approach Talent Management
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Supplier Social Assessment Management Approach Supply Chain Management
GRI 414-1 Supplier Social Assessment New suppliers that were screened using social criteria Supply Chain Management EHS Report, Supplier EHS Assessment, pages 44-45
SASB HC-MS-430a.2 Supply Chain Management Description of efforts to maintain traceability within the distribution chain Product Safety & Quality
SASB HC-MS-430a.3 Supply Chain Management Description of the management of risks associated with the use of critical materials Supply Chain Management
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Local Communities Management Approach Patient Experience and Voice Volunteerism & Giving
GRI 413-1 Local Communities Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs Volunteerism & Giving
GRI 413-2 Local Communities Operations with significant impacts on local communities Patient Experience and Voice Volunteerism & Giving
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Anti-corruption Management Approach Ethics & Compliance
GRI 205-1 Anti-corruption Operations assessed for risks related to corruption Ethics & Compliance
SASB HC-MS-270a.2 Ethical Marketing Description of code of ethics governing promotion of off-label use of products Titanium Book, page 20-21 Ethics & Compliance
SASB HC-MS-270a.2 Business Ethics Description of code of ethics governing promotion of off-label use of products Titanium Book, page 21-23
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Public Policy Management Approach Access to Healthcare
GRI 415-1 Public Policy Political contributions Access to Healthcare About Us - Political Disclosure
GRI 103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Customer Health and Safety Management Approach Product Safety & Quality
GRI 416-1 Customer Health and Safety Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Product Safety & Quality
GRI 416-2 Customer Health and Safety Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services Product Safety & Quality
SASB HC-MS-250a.1 Product Safety Number of recalls issued, total units recalled Product Safety & Quality Metrics-At-A-Glance
SASB HC-MS-250a.2 Product Safety List of products listed in the FDA’s MedWatch Safety Alerts for Human Medical Products database Product Safety & Quality Metrics-At-A-Glance