Creating trust through transparency

Wintershall Dea reports its non-financial performance regularly based on comprehensive international standards and frameworks.

We are rated among the best industry performers in ESG Risk Rating by Sustainalytics.

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Performance Data

Performance Data

Wintershall Dea continuously discloses its sustainability performance. We also use these indicators to identify potential for improvement and measure our progress.

Ecological Performance Indicators

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EB: Equity (share) basis
(1) 100% volume of methane emissions of Wintershall Dea’s operated assets divided by the volume of the own-operated gas marketed.
(2) Restated 2022 figure due to revision of partner-operated data.

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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

Rating, Reporting Standards & Frameworks

ESG RISK RATING: Top Performance

Wintershall Dea belongs to the 5th percentile of the industry group Oil & Gas Producers, according to Sustainalytics ESG Risk Ratings. In its December 2023 update, Sustainalytics assesses Wintershall Dea with an overall score of 25.6 (medium risk). Wintershall Dea's ESG Risk Management is evaluated as strong.

Due to its strong ESG performance, Wintershall Dea was once again recognised by Sustainalytics as a top-performing company in the industry by being included in Sustainalytics’ 2023 ESG Top-Rated Companies list. Sustainalytics’ recent announcement that Wintershall Dea also made the 2024 list, marks the fourth consecutive time (2021–2024) that Wintershall Dea has received this recognition.

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.

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International and sector-specific reporting standards

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.

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.

Voluntary commitments incl. disclosure requirements

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.