Global Reporting Initiative+Employees (G4-10-a)
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Employees (G4-10-a)

What is the company's total number of employees?
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592 Known
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= 627 Total results
Companies Values
2.2M
employees 2016
1.13M
employees 2016
1.06M
employees 2014
610,100
employees 2016
592,586
employees 2014
585,000
employees 2016
438,645
employees 2015
424,000
employees 2014
387,223
employees 2017
384,000
employees 2016
381,151
employees 2016
358,571
employees 2014
347,000
employees 2014
323,035
employees 2015
322,887
employees 2017
319,208
employees 2014
289,321
employees 2017
271,000
employees 2014
268,540
employees 2016
254,084
employees 2015

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employees
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Corporate Social Responsibility Report

About

This metric is based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines. It covers part of the requirements of Indicator G4-10. This Indicator is broader than depicted within the metric description. It also asks for: relevant information related to the total number of employees by employment contract and gender (G4-10-a), number of permanent employees by employment type and gender (G4-10-b), workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender (G4-10-c), workforce by region and gender (G4-10-d), portion of the organization’s work is performed by workers who are legally recognized as self-employed, or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers(G4-10-e), and variations in employment numbers(G4-10-f).

The size of a workforce provides insight into the scale of impacts created by labor issues. Breaking down the workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region (region refers to ‘country’ or ‘geographical area’) demonstrates how the organization structures its human resources to implement its overall strategy. It also provides insight into the organization’s business model, and offers an indication of job stability and the level of benefits the organization offers.

Methodology


This metric is looking for the total number of employees:

For WikiRate researchers:
Companies who align reports to GRI’s Sustainability Reporting Standards often include a GRI Content Index or Annex where GRI disclosures, with GRI codes, are listed.

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  • Use G4 codes, G3 codes or keywords to quickly find values, keeping in mind that some companies report on the metric using different terms, e.g. G4-10, employees or total workforce

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Further guidance on how to research values for GRI-based metrics is available here, including detailed guidance on adding, editing and Checking metric values.

Global Reporting Initiative compliance guidance for companies:

To calculate the total number of employees as part of - G4-10-a:

  • Identify the total workforce (employees and supervised workers) working for the organization at the end of the reporting period.

  • Report the total workforce (employees and supervised workers).

Unless there has been a material change in the reporting period, numbers as at the end of the reporting period are used.