Global Reporting Initiative+Male Employees Entitled to Parental Leave (G4-LA3-a)

Male Employees Entitled to Parental Leave (G4-LA3-a)

What is the total number of male employees that were entitled to parental leave?

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+ 225 Unknown
= 267 Total results
Companies Values
2015 = 184,898 Employees
The Coca Cola Company
2016 = 85,923 Employees
2016 = 19,475 Employees
OMV Petrom
2015 = 17,090 Employees
2016 = 11,481 Employees
African Rainbow Minerals
2017 = 10,272 Employees
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC)
2015 = 9,257 Employees
Lexmark International, Inc.
2016 = 8,565 Employees
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company
2015 = 7,816 Employees
2016 = 6,903 Employees
IRPC Public Company Limited
2016 = 4,482 Employees
Royal Bafokeng Platinum
2016 = 3,283 Employees
Bukit Asam
2016 = 2,586 Employees
Intel Corporation
2016 = 2,252 Employees
Woolworths Australia
2017 = 1,418 Employees
Banca Intesa Beograd
2016 = 891 Employees
Yara International
2017 = 480 Employees
ScinoPharm Taiwan, Ltd
2017 = 430 Employees
2016 = 364 Employees
Roche Turkey
2014 = 326 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 male employees that were entitled to parental leave:

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To calculate the total number of male employees that were entitled to parental leave - G4-LA3-a2:

​Identify the proportion of employees, by gender, who are covered by organizational policies, agreements or contracts that contain parental leave entitlements.

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