Status of Goals for 2011/2012

Introduction of the internationally recognized OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety management system at all WACKER sites, with verification through internal audits
Corporate entity: Groupwide
Deadline: 2015
Implementation status: Goal was realized to a large extent. All production sites have introduced an OHSAS 18001 occupational health and safety management system. We have checked the implementation as part of our internal audits. Any need for improvement identified at individual sites will be attended to by the end of 2015.

Employee Suggestion Program (BVW): increase the participation rate (number of submitters per 100 employees) from 28 to 50 percent (referenced to 2008)
Corporate entity: WACKER Germany
Deadline: Ongoing every year
Implementation status: The goal was not achieved. The participation rate fell to 32 percent in 2013 and 30 percent in 2014.


Replacement of all existing IT tools for incident, key-figure and inspection management with our SPIRIT sustainability platform
Corporate entity: Groupwide
Deadline: 2015

Assessment of the sustainability performance of our 400 main suppliers as part of the “Together for Sustainability” (TfS) initiative
Corporate entity: Groupwide
Deadline: 2016


Regional Sustainability-Management Focus
In 2015, the Americas will be the focal region of WACKER’s sustainability management. Our focus will involve an inspection of individual sites, including the new plant in Charleston (Tennessee, USA), with regard to EHS. In 2016, the focus will be on Europe.