Global Reporting Initiative+Significant Spills (G4-EN24-a)

Significant Spills (G4-EN24-a)

What is the total number of recorded significant spills?

Metric value
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57 Known
+ 67 Unknown
= 124 Total results
Companies Values
Novus International Inc.
2017 = 448,924 spills
Hydro Quebec
2017 = 1,143 spills
2016 = 633 spills
Bell Canada
2016 = 454 spills
2016 = 132 spills
2016 = 127 spills
Alsea S.A.B. de C.V.
2015 = 25 spills
Duke Energy
2017 = 18 spills
2017 = 9 spills
2017 = 8 spills
INA - Industrija Nafte d.d. Zagreb
2016 = 6 spills
Siam Cement
2017 = 4 spills
2015 = 4 spills
Stora Enso
2017 = 4 spills
2017 = 3 spills
Transnet SOC Ltd.
2016 = 2 spills
Ferrovial S.A.
2017 = 2 spills
Lundin Petroleum AB
2017 = 2 spills
2017 = 2 spills
Ball Corporation
2013 = 2 spills

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This metric is based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines. It covers one of the reporting requirements of Indicator G4-EN24 - 'Total number and volume of significant spills'.

Spills of chemicals, oils, and fuels can have significant negative impacts on the surrounding environment, potentially affecting soil, water, air, biodiversity, and human health. The systematic effort to avoid spills of hazardous materials is directly linked to the organization’s compliance with regulations, its financial risk from the loss of raw materials, remediation costs, the risk of regulatory action, as well as damage to reputation. This Indicator also serves as an indirect measure for evaluating the monitoring skills of the organization.


This metric is looking for the total number of recorded significant spills:

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Global Reporting Initiative compliance guidance for companies:

To calculate the total number of recorded significant spills - G4-EN24-a:

  • Identify the total number of all recorded significant spills.

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

G4-EN24-b: For spills that were reported include the additional information for each spill in the comments section:

  • Location of spill

  • Volume of spill

  • Material of spill, categorized by:

    • Oil spills (soil or water surfaces)

    • Fuel spills (soil or water surfaces)

    • Spills of wastes (soil or water surfaces

    • Spills of chemicals (mostly soil or water surfaces)

    • Other (to be specified by the organization)

G4-EN24-c: ​Report the impacts of significant spills.

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