Goals

Goal

 

 

Timeline

 

 

Progress

 

 

Status

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employee satisfaction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Review of employee satisfaction

 

 

2012

 

 

  • Second global employee survey carried out, with 86% participation rate
  • Improvements in all categories relative to 2010 survey
  • Next global employee survey currently planned for 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Increase in the proportion of women in senior management positions worldwide to between 13 and 15%

 

 

2018

 

 

  • Percentage of women in senior management positions increased to 11.3%
  • Percentage of women in our most important development programme for middle managers increased to 29%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Work/life balance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expansion of childcare support

 

 

Long-term goal

 

 

Budget for daycare places in the Munich raised, enabling increasing number of daycare places from 20 to potentially 45; over 100 employees at other German sites received a daycare subsidy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Labour and social standards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evaluation of monitoring systems for compliance with labour standards and human rights

 

 

2015

 

 

Assessment of regional systems for the enforcement of global standards implemented as a global annual survey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Health protection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expansion and harmonisation of Occupational health and hygiene management programmes

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

  • Eight global health protection guidelines approved between 2010 and end of 2012;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reduction of health risks associated with manual tasks

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

  • Occupational health and safety audits carried out at more than 60% of our sites
  • Linde recognised innovative solutions for handling gas cylinders with Manual Handling Award in Europe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reduction of potential risks from psychological stress

 

 

Long-term goal

 

 

  • Subject of workload covered in global employee survey
  • Trainings on stress management techniques introduced in some business units

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Social engagement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Development of a global strategy to measure the effectiveness of corporate citizenship projects

 

 

2013

 

 

  • Global survey of corporate citizenship activities completed
  • Corporate citizenship KPIs defined
  • Further indicators included in corporate responsibility report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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