Environment

Environment

Our non-financial reporting is guided by the G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). We publish the GRI Content Index (core) alongside our reporting against the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) on this site.

ENVIRONMENTAL
Disclosure on Management Approach and Material Aspects UNGC Link(s)
G4-DMA                      Disclosures on Management Approach 7,8,9 Annual Review: Strategic overview (p. 1);
The Good Growth Plan (p. 12);
Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Materiality and stakeholder engagement (p. 53)
Our purpose & contribution
The Good Growth Plan
Sustainable operations
Health, Safety and Environment Policy and Standards
CDP climate change and water responses
Questions about Syngenta, Environment
ENERGY
G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary  (p. 58)
G4-EN5 Energy intensity 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary  (p. 58)
WATER
G4-EN8 Total water withdrawal by source 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary  (p. 58)
G4-EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary  (p. 58)
BIODIVERSITY
G4-EN12 Significant impacts on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value 7,8,9 The Good Growth Plan, Help biodiversity flourish
Annual Review: The Good Growth Plan, 
Help biodiversity flourish (p. 16)
Non-financial performance summary (p. 55)
G4-EN13 Habitats protected or restored 7,8,9 The Good Growth Plan, Help biodiversity flourish
Annual Review: The Good Growth Plan,
Help biodiversity flourish (p. 16)
Non-financial performance summary (p. 55)
EMISSIONS
G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1) 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary (p. 58)
CDP climate change response
G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary (p. 58)
CDP climate change response
G4-EN17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3) 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary (p. 58)
CDP climate change response
G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary (p. 58)
G4-EN21 NOX, SOX, and other significant air emissions 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary (p. 58)
EFFLUENTS AND WASTE
G4-EN22 Total water discharge by quality and destination 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations  (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary 
(p. 58)
G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations  (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary 
(p. 58)
G4-EN24 Total number and volume of significant spills 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations  (p. 37);
Non-financial performance summary 
(p. 58)
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
G4-EN27 Mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services 7,8,9 Our purpose & contribution
The Good Growth Plan
 Annual Review: The Good Growth Plan (p. 12)
COMPLIANCE
G4-EN29 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations 7,8,9 Financial Report: Notes 2 and 25 to the Group Consolidated Financial Statements
Form 20-F, Item 4: Information on the Company, Government Regulations and Environment
TRANSPORT
G4-EN30 Environmental impacts of transporting products, goods, materials and workforce 7,8,9 Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37); 
Non-financial performance summary 
(p. 58)
SUPPLIER ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
G4-EN33 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken 7,8,9 The Good Growth Plan, Look after every worker
Annual Review: Sustainable operations (p. 37); 
Non-financial performance summary 
(p. 55)
Questions about Syngenta, Supply chain management
ENVIRONMENTAL GRIEVANCE MECHANISMS
G4-EN34 Grievances about environmental impacts 7,8,9 Code of Conduct
Questions about Syngenta, Corporate conduct
Annual Review: Business integrity (p. 41)
Non-financial performance summary (p. 60)

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