Remissive
Index GRI-G3


Indicator Description Page Observation
1. Strategy and Analysis  
1.1 Statement from the most senior decisionmaker of the organization. 03  
1.2 Description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities. 04, 05, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15  
2. Organizational Profile  
2.1 Name of the organization. 01, 04, 07  
2.2 Primary brands, products, and/or services. 04, 08, 09, 10  
2.3 Operational structure of the organization. 04, 05, 06  
2.4 Location of organization's headquarters. 04  
2.5 Number of countries where the organization operates. 04  
2.6 Nature of ownership and legal form. 04  
2.7 Markets served. 04  
2.8 Scale of the reporting organization. 04  
2.9 Significant changes during the reporting period. 01  
2.10 Awards received in the reporting period. 04  
3. Report Parameters  
3.1 Reporting period. 01  
3.2 Date of most recent previous report. 01 2010
3.3 Reporting cycle. 01 Annual
3.4 Contact point for questions regarding the report or
its contents.
01  
3.5 Process for defining report content (themes, priority, stakeholders). 01  
3.6 Boundary of the report. 01  
3.7 Any specific limitations on the scope or
boundary of the report.
01 Because of the business Agribusiness & Logistics and Sugar & Bioenergy do not have direct interaction with the end consumer, the indicators of product liability (PRs) are not considered material to them. Thus these indicators did not address these business areas.
3.8 Basis for reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries, leased facilities, outsourced operations, and other entities that can significantly affect comparability from period to period and/or between organizations. 01  
3.9 Data measurement techniques and the bases of
calculations.
13  
3.10 Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports, and the reasons for such re-statement. 01 In 2011 was made the migration from existing ERP system to SAP, so the information available, specifically indicators of labor, does not always follow the pattern presented in the previous report.
3.11 Significant changes from previous reporting periods (scope, boundary, or measurement methods). 01 Environmental Information:
In 2011, Bunge adopted the methodology and tool for calculating the Brazilian Program of Greenhouse Gas (GHG Protocol Brazil). There are no report on environmental data for 2008 and 2009 because such data  are not comparable due to the sale of Mines in Fertilizers Business Unit, back in 2010. Thus, the data are being reported from 2010 to the Food and Fertilizer Units and 2011 data for the three Business Units of the company (Food, Fertilizer and Sugar & Bioenergy).
Economic Information:
The classification in presentation information for the year 2010, were changed to follow the pattern adopted for the 2011 edition on.
3.12 Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosures in the report. 18  
3.13 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking
external assurance for the report.
01  
4. Governance, Commitments, and Engagement  
4.1 Governance structure of the organization. 05  
4.2 Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer. 05  
4.3 Number of members of the highest governance body that are independent and/or non-executive members. 05  
4.4 Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to
provide recommendations or direction to the
highest governance body.
05 Intranet, Alô Bunge, and e-mails sustentabilidade@bunge.com and directors@bunge.com or regular mailing.
4.5 Linkage between compensation for members of the highest governance body, senior managers, and executives, and the organization's performance. -  
4.6 Processes in place for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided. 05 Ethics Code available for download.
4.7 Qualifications and expertise of the members of the highest governance body. 05 The choice is based on experience in promoting sustainable development.
4.8 Internally developed statements of mission or values, codes of conduct, and principles relevant to economic, environmental, and social performance. 04, 05, 16  
4.9 Procedures of the highest governance body for overseeing the organization's identification and management of economic, environmental, and social performance. 05  
4.10 Processes for evaluating the highest governance body's own performance (economic, environmental, and social). 05  
4.11 Explanation of whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization. 05, 14  
4.12 Externally developed initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses. 05  
4.13 Memberships in associations. 04, 12  
4.14 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the
organization. 
01  
Stakeholder Engagement  
4.15 Basis for identification and selection of
stakeholders with whom to engage.
01, 02  
4.16 Approaches to stakeholder engagement. 01, 02  
4.17 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement. 02  
5. Management Approach and Performance Indicators  
EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed. 09, 17  
EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization’s activities due to climate change. 12, 13  
EC3 Coverage of the organization’s defined benefit plan obligations.. -  
EC4 Significant financial assistance received from government. 17  
EC5 Range of ratios of standard entry level wage compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation. 17  
EC6 Policy, practices, and proportion of spending on locally-based suppliers at significant locations of operation. 17  
EC7 Local hiring. 17  
EC8 Impact of infrastructure investments and services provided primarily for public benefit. 16, 17  
EC9 Understanding and describing significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts. 09  
EN1 Materials used by weight or volume. 15 *
EN2 Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials. 15 *
EN3 Direct energy consumption by primary energy source. 13 *
EN4 Indirect energy consumption by primary source. 13 *
EN5 Energy saved due to conservation and efficiency improvements. - *
EN6 Initiatives to provide energy-efficient or renewable energy based products and services. - *
EN7 Initiatives to reduce indirect energy consumption and reductions achieved. - *
EN8 Total water withdrawal by source. 13 *
EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water. - *
EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused. 13 *
EN11 Location and size of land owned. 05 *
EN12 Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity. 05 *
EN13 Habitats protected or restored. 05 *
EN14 Strategies, current actions, and future plans for managing impacts on biodiversity. 05 *
EN15 Number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk. - *
EN16 Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight. 13 *
EN17 Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight. 13 *
EN18 Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reductions achieved. 13 *
EN19 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances. 13 *
EN20 NO, SO, and other significant air emissions. 13 *
EN21 Total water discharge by quality and destination. 15 *
EN22 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method. 15 *
EN23 Total number and volume of significant spills. 17 *
EN24 Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationally. 15 *
EN25 Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the reporting organization’s discharges of water and runoff. - *
EN26 Initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts of products and services. 15 *
EN27 Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category. 15 *
EN28 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for noncompliance with environmental laws and Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for noncompliance
with environmental laws and regulations.
15 *
EN29 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials used for the organization’s operations, and transporting members of the workforce. 17 *
EN30 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments. 15 *
LA1 Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region. 17  
LA2 Total number and rate of employee turnover by age group, gender, and region. 17  
LA3 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees. 17  
LA4 Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. 17 100% of employees.
LA5 Minimum notice period(s) regarding operational changes, including whether it is specified in collective agreements. 17  
LA6 Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs. 17  
LA7 Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism. 17  
LA8 Education, training, counseling, prevention, and risk-control programs in place to assist workforce members, their families, or community members regarding serious diseases. 17  
LA9 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions. 17  
LA10 Average hours of training per year. 17  
LA11 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning. 17  
LA12 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews. 17  
LA13 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity. 17  
LA14 Ratio of basic salary of men to women by employee category. 17  
HR1 Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements that include human rights clauses or that have undergone human rights screening. 12  
HR2 Percentage of significant suppliers and contractors that have undergone screening on human rights and actions taken. 12  
HR3 Total hours of employee training on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained. 17 There was no specific training on the subject of human rights for workers, but the matter was present in many trainings throughout the year including the “Diversity Bunge” Program.
HR4 Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken. 05, 17  
HR5 Operations identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at significant risk, and actions taken to support these rights. -  
HR6 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the elimination of child labor. 05  
HR7 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of forced or compulsory labor. 05  
HR8 Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization’s policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations. 17 Bunge does not perform specific training on this matter with security personnel (outsourced contract for services).
HR9 Total number of incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous people and actions taken. 17  
SO1 Programs and practices that assess and manage the impacts of operations on communities, including entering, operating and exiting. 15, 16, 17  
SO2 Business units analyzed for risks related to corruption. 05  
SO3 Percentage of employees trained in organization's anti-corruption policies and procedures. 05  
SO4 Actions taken in response to incidents of corruption. 05  
SO5 Public policy positions. 12  
SO6 Total value of financial and in-kind contributions to political parties, politicians, and related institutions by country. 17  
SO7 Total number of legal actions for anticompetitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes. - There were no legal actions for anticompetitive behavior, anti-trust and monopoly.
SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for noncompliance with laws and regulations. 14 No record of cases during 2011.
PR1 Life cycle stages in which health and safety impacts of products and services are assessed for improvement. 06, 14  
PR2 Non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning health and safety impacts of products and services. 14  
PR3 Type of product and service information required by procedures. 14 Bunge handles its raw material (origination) in bulk (grains and sugar cane) and thus there is no obligatory labeling on these products.
PR4 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling. 14 No record of cases during 2011.
PR5 Practices related to customer satisfaction, including results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction. 06, 14  
PR6 Programs for adherence to laws, standards, and voluntary codes. 14  
PR7 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications. 14  
PR8 Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data. 14  
PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for noncompliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services. 14  
FP1 Percentage of purchased volume from suppliers compliant with company's sourcing policy. 04, 14  
FP2 Percentage of purchased volume which is verified as being in accordance with credible, internationally recognized responsible production standards, broken down by standard. 04  
FP3 Percentage of working time lost due to industrial disputes, strikes and/or lock-outs, by country. 17  
FP4 Nature, scope and effectiveness of any programs and practices (in-kind contributions, volunteer initiatives, knowledge transfer, partnerships and product development) that promote access to healthy lifestyles; the prevention of chronic disease; access to healthy, nutritious and affordable food; and improved welfare for communities in need. 14  
FP5 Percentage of production volume manufactured in sites certified by an independent third party according to internationally recognized food safety management system standards. 14  
FP6 Percentage of total sales volume of consumer products, by product category, that are lowered in saturated fat, trans fats, sodium and added sugars. 14  
FP7 Percentage of total sales volume of consumer products, by product category, that contain increased nutritious ingredients like fiber, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals or  functional food additives. 14  
FP8 Policies and practices on communication to consumers about ingredients and nutritional information beyond legal requirements. 14  
FP9 Percentage and total of animals raised and/or processed, by species and breed type.    Not applicable.
FP10 Policies and practices, by species and breed type, related to physical alterations and the use of anaesthetic.    Not applicable.
FP11 Percentage and total of animals raised and/or processed, by species and breed type, per housing type.    Not applicable.
FP12 Policies and practices on antibiotic, anti-inflammatory, hormone, and/or growth promotion treatments, by species and breed type.    Not applicable.
FP13 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with laws and regulations, and adherence with voluntary standards related to transportation, handling, and slaughter practices for live terrestrial and aquatic animals.    Not applicable.
* For this indicator, the environmental data for 2008 and 2009 were not reported, because they are not comparable due to the sale of the mines of Fertilizers business area in 2010. Thus, we present the 2010 data for the areas of Food & Ingredients and Fertilizers. The 2011 data refer to three Business Units of the company (Food & Ingredients, Fertilizers and Sugar & Bioenergy).
* For this indicator, the environmental data for 2008 and 2009 were not reported, because they are not comparable due to the sale of the mines of Fertilizers business area in 2010. Thus, we present the 2010 data for the areas of Food & Ingredients and Fertilizers. The 2011 data refer to three Business Units of the company (Food & Ingredients, Fertilizers and Sugar & Bioenergy)

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