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GRI Content Index: 2018

The GRI Index table below provides an overview of our reporting against the GRI Guidelines in 2018.

General Standard Disclosures

General Standard Disclosures
Standard Title Explanation or Location
102-1 Name of the organization Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Overview
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services PNNL Overview
102-3 Location of headquarters Richland, Washington
102-4 Location of operations Richland, Washington
102-5 Ownership and legal form PNNL Overview
102-6 Markets served PNNL Overview
102-7 Scale of the organization PNNL Business Facts
102-8 Information on employees and other workers
  1. Total number of employees by employment contract (permanent and temporary), by gender.
  2. Total number of employees by employment contract (permanent and temporary), by region.
  3. Total number of employees by employment type (full-time and part-time), by gender.
see 401-1 under Labor Practices and Decent Work
102-9 Description of supply chain Supply Chain
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain There have been no significant changes during the reporting period.
102-11 Precautionary Principle or approach Governance
102-12 External initiatives: list of externally-developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives Environmental Management System
Economic Development Collaboration
Institutional Partnerships
102-13 Membership of associations Institutional Partnerships
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker Message from Director
102-15 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities Key Impacts, Risks, and Opportunities
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior Governance
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Stakeholder Engagement
102-18 Governance structure
  1. Governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body.
  2. Committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental, and social topics.
Governance
102-19 Delegating authority
  1. Process for delegating authority for economic, environmental, and social topics from the highest governance body to senior executives and other employees.
Governance
102-20 Executive-level responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics
  1. Whether the organization has appointed an executive-level position or positions with responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics.
  2. Whether post holders report directly to the highest governance body.
Governance
102-21 Consulting stakeholders on economic, environmental, and social topics
  1. Processes for consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental, and social topics.
  2. If consultation is delegated, describe to whom it is delegated and how the resulting feedback is provided to the highest governance body.
Governance
102-22 Composition of the highest governance body and its committees Governance
102-23 Chair of the highest governance body
  1. Whether the chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer in the organization.
  2. If the chair is also an executive officer, describe his or her function within the organization's management and the reasons for this arrangement.
Governance
102-24 Nominating and selecting the highest governance body Governance
102-25 Conflicts of interest Governance
102-26 Role of highest governance body in setting purpose, values, and strategy Governance
102-27 Collective knowledge of highest governance body
  1. a. Measures taken to develop and enhance the highest governance body's collective knowledge of economic, environmental, and social topics.
Governance
102-28 Evaluating the highest governance body's performance
  1. a. Processes for evaluating the highest governance body's performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental, and social topics.
  2. b. Whether such evaluation is independent or not, and its frequency.
  3. c. Whether such evaluation is a self-assessment.
  4. d. Actions taken in response to evaluation of the highest governance body's performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental, and social topics, including, as a minimum, changes in membership and organizational practice.
Governance
102-29 Identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social impacts
  1. Highest governance body's role in identifying and managing economic, environmental, and social topics and their impacts, risks, and opportunities – including its role in the implementation of due diligence processes.
  2. Whether stakeholder consultation is used to support the highest governance body's identification and management of economic, environmental, and social topics and their impacts, risks, and opportunities.
Governance
102-30 Effectiveness of risk management processes
  1. Highest governance body's role in reviewing the effectiveness of the organization's risk management processes for economic, environmental, and social topics.
Governance
102-31 Review of economic, environmental, and social topics
  1. Frequency of the highest governance body's review of economic, environmental, and social topics and their impacts, risks, and opportunities.
Governance
102-32 Highest governance body's role in sustainability reporting
  1. The highest committee or position that formally reviews and approves the organization's sustainability report and ensures that all material topics are covered.
Governance
102-33 Communicating critical concerns
  1. Process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governance body.
Governance
102-34 Nature and total number of critical concerns
  1. Total number and nature of critical concerns that were communicated to the highest governance body.
  2. Mechanism(s) used to address and resolve critical concerns.
Governance
102-35 Remuneration policies Governance
102-36 Process for determining remuneration Governance
102-37 Stakeholders' involvement in remuneration Governance
102-38 Annual total compensation ratio
102-39 Percentage increase in annual total compensation ratio
102-40 List of stakeholder groups Stakeholder Engagement
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements Stakeholder Engagement
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders Stakeholder Engagement
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement Stakeholder Engagement
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised Stakeholder Engagement
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements PNNL Material Topics and Boundaries
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries PNNL Material Topics and Boundaries
102-47 List of material topics PNNL Material Topics and Boundaries
102-48 Restatements of information PNNL Material Topics and Boundaries
102-49 Changes in reporting PNNL Material Topics and Boundaries
102-50 Reporting period FY 2018
102-51 Date of most recent report 2018
102-52 Reporting cycle Annual
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Mike Moran
tel: 509-375-2344
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards Comprehensive
102-55 GRI content index GRI Reporting
102-56 External assurance We did not seek external assurance
103-1 Explanation of the material topic and its Boundary PNNL Material Topics and Boundaries
103-2 The management approach and its components Governance

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