Creating trust through transparency
Wintershall Dea reports its non-financial performance regularly based on comprehensive international standards and frameworks.
With our Sustainability Report, we provide transparent and in-depth insights into both our sustainability strategy and our sustainability performance. With this detailed information, we want to meet the wide-ranging informational needs of our stakeholders.
Wintershall Dea continuously discloses its sustainability performance. We also use these indicators to identify potential for improvement and measure our progress.
Ecological Performance Indicators
OC Operational control
EB Equity share basis
(1) Restated 2020 figure due to revision of partner-operated data, changes of calculation methodology and improvements of our internal reporting.
(2) Restated 2020 figure due to changes of calculation methods and improvement of internal reporting.
(3) 100% volume of methane emissions of Wintershall Dea’s operated assets divided by the volume of the own-operated gas marketed.
OC Operational control
(1) Values of the Norwegian activities are based on estimates, which account for a significant share of total waste generation.
(2) Restated 2020 figures due to the reclassification of cases.
Social Performance Indicators
(1) Includes contractors and employees
(2) LTI includes fatalities and lost work way cases.
(1) Diversity data have been compiled globally for all locations of Wintershall Dea and its subsidiaries.
(2) Internationals (non-Germans) as of 31 December of the respective year.
Rating, Reporting Standards & Frameworks
ESG RISK RATING: Top Performance
Wintershall Dea belongs to the 4th percentile of the industry group Oil & Gas Producers and 5th percentile of the subindustry category Oil and Gas E&P according to Sustainalytics ESG Risk Ratings. With a score of 25.3 (medium risk) as of November 2021, Wintershall Dea's management of sustainability is evaluated as strong.
Sustainalytics is a leading ESG and corporate governance research provider, ratings and analytics firm that supports investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies. Sustainalytics' ESG Risk Ratings measure a company's exposure to industry-specific material environmental, social and governance risks and how well the company is managing those risks.
International and sector-specific reporting standards
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is an international, multi-stakeholder and independent non-profit organization that strives to increase the transparency and accountability of economic, environmental, and social performance of companies and provides a comprehensive reporting framework. globalreporting.org
IPIECA - Oil and Gas Industry Guidance on Voluntary Sustainability Reporting
The Global Oil and Gas Industry Association for Advancing Environmental and Social Performance (IPIECA) develops, shares and promotes good practice and knowledge to help the industry and improve its environmental and social performance. Furthermore, IPIECA helps the industry achieve high quality reporting by publishing a sustainability reporting guidance. Member since 2017. ipieca.org
Voluntary commitments incl. disclosure requirements
UN Global Compact
The UN Global Compact is a worldwide voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to promote responsible corporate governance. It obligates the signatories to comply with ten principles covering the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption and on which they have to report. Member since 10/2019. globalcompact.com
Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
The Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is an investor-driven initiative striving voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures. Supporter since 2/2020. fsb-tcfd.org
Methane Guiding Principles (MGP)
The Methane Guiding Principles (MPG) are a voluntary, international multi-stakeholder partnership between industry and non-industry organisations with a focus on methane reducing measures. Member since 11/2017. methaneguidingprinciples.org
Oil & Gas Methane Partnership (OGMP)
OGMP is a voluntary initiative to help companies reduce their methane emissions. It is inter alia developing the OGMP 2.0 methane reporting framework, which will provide increasingly detailed and transparent information about methane emissions to industry, civil society, and governments. Supporter since 2020. ccacoalition.org/
International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP)
The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) is the voice of the global upstream oil and gas industry. They collect inter alia data from its members to allow them to compare their performance with other companies and in this way, to improv their performance. Member since 11/2017. iogp.org/
Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI-Germany)
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is committed to improving financial transparency and accountability in the raw material sector. EITI in Germany promotes broad and equal participation of representatives from civil society as part of that.
Download Wintershall Dea’s policies relating to sustainability here.