Global Reporting Initiative+Employees Returned after Parental Leave (G4-LA3-c)

Employees Returned after Parental Leave (G4-LA3-c)

What is the total number of employees who returned to work after parental leave ended?

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Companies Values
Tata Consultancy Services
2017 = 6,199 Employees
Woolworths Australia
2017 = 4,641 Employees
2015 = 3,666 Employees
Intel Corporation
2016 = 2,957 Employees
BHP Billiton
2017 = 1,398 Employees
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company
2015 = 1,048 Employees
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC)
2015 = 1,010 Employees
Mediclinic International Limited
2017 = 799 Employees
Samsung Engineering
2016 = 685 Employees
2016 = 623 Employees
2016 = 610 Employees
Yara International
2017 = 526 Employees
2016 = 484 Employees
Vedanta Resources plc
2017 = 454 Employees
2017 = 421 Employees
Bank Hapoalim
2016 = 396 Employees
Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana SA
2015 = 383 Employees
2016 = 322 Employees
Yasar Holding
2016 = 321 Employees
2016 = 305 Employees

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This metric is based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines. It covers one of the requirements of Indicator G4-LA3 – ‘Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender’.

​Many countries have introduced legislation to provide parental leave. The aim of the legislation is to allow employees to take leave and return to work to the same or a comparable position.

The application of legislation varies according to interpretation by government, employers and employees. Many women are discouraged from taking leave and returning to work by employer practices that affect their employment security, remuneration and career path. Many men are not encouraged to take the leave to which they are entitled.

Equitable gender choice for maternity and paternity leave, and other leave entitlements, can lead to the greater recruitment and retention of qualified staff, and boost employee morale and productivity. Men’s uptake of paternity leave options can indicate the degree to which an organization encourages fathers to take such leave. More men taking advantage of leave entitlements has a positive effect for women in taking such leave without prejudicing their career path.


Employee - An individual who is, according to national law or practices, recognized as an employee of the organization.

Parental leave - Leave granted to men and women workers on the grounds of the birth of a child.


This metric is looking for the total number of employees who returned to work after parental leave ended:

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Global Reporting Initiative compliance guidance for companies:

To calculate the total number of employees who returned to work after parental leave ended - G4-LA3-c1:

Identify the total number of employees:

  • Who took parental leave in the reporting period

  • Who returned to work in the reporting period after the leave ended

Reporting on this Indicator should include the following contextual information as a comment to the metric value:

  • the page number of the report where the information is disclosed.

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