FY17 performance

As described below, ERM either met or made good progress towards the targets we set ourselves in FY17. We considered these results as we set our targets for the next year and beyond.  The following table summarizes our results against our sustainability targets. Detailed information on our performance data is provided in the supporting data sections of this report.

Attracting, developing, rewarding and retaining employees

Our people
  • FY17 targets

    40 hours of training per employee

     

    Results

    40.6 hours of training per employee

     

  • Voluntary turnover rate of ≤ 13%

     

    Voluntary turnover rate 11.8%

     

  • Ratio of female to male Senior Consultants and Partners increased by 5% from prior year results

    Ratio of female to male Senior Consultants 34% vs 32.2% target

    Ratio of female to male Partners 20.1% vs 21.1% target

     

  • Each region develops medium-term diversity targets

     

    Regional plans developed and further activities to be undertaken in FY18.

     

  • Annual Employee Survey to meet or exceed Engagement and Enablement Index scores for professional services firms
    Annual Employee Survey Engagement and Enablement Index scores for professional services firms 64% actual vs 72% target

Business conduct, ethics and compliance

Governance
  • FY17 target

    No fines or nonmonetary sanctions for material noncompliance with laws or regulations

     

    Results

    No fines or nonmonetary sanctions for material noncompliance with laws or regulations

     

  • 100% completion of ERM mandatory new starter business conduct and ethics training in required timeframe
    94.6% completion of ERM mandatory new starter business conduct and ethics training in required timeframe

Climate change across our value chain

Climate change
  • FY17 target

    Develop medium- and long-term carbon targets

    Results

    Ongoing work by team of ERM experts to develop carbon targets based on science

Contributing to society and the environment

Society
  • FY17 target

    Measure the output contribution to the SDGs of ERM Foundation activities

    Results

    New reporting requirements now capture each project's inputs (i.e., grant funding and/or professional pro bono support) and outcomes in the context of the SDGs.

  • 1% of prior year profits contributed to global sustainability initiatives, primarily through the ERM Foundation

     

    ERM contributed 1% of prior year profits to global sustainability initiatives, primarily through the ERM Foundation

     

  • Strengthen engagement in leading sustainability organizations in line with new strategy
    Strengthened existing engagements and established new relationships in line with new strategy

Health & safety

Health & safety
  • FY17 target

    Annual TRIR and 3-year rolling average at or below prior year results

     

    Results

    Annual TRIR (0.39 actual vs.0.41 target) and 3-year rolling average (0.45 actual vs. 0.47 target)

     

  • No fatalities or serious injuries

     

    No fatalities or serious injuries

     

  • 100% completion of ERM mandatory new starter health and safety training in required timeframe

     

    93.8% completion of ERM mandatory new starter health and safety training in required timeframe

     

  • Improve SMS audit performance by 10% from prior year results (to 79%)
    SMS audit performance improvement by 10% from prior year results (82.1% actual vs. 79% target)

Technical expertise and independence

Implementing SDGs
  • FY17 target

    Develop and implement formal system for client feedback in line with new strategy

     

    Results

    Client feedback approach defined; survey tool developed and beta tested

     

  • Deploy tools to evaluate the sustainability impacts of strategic and project-related decisions
    Tools deployed to evaluate the sustainability impacts of strategic and project-related decisions
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