As required by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards, we provide a summary of how we developed this report as well as indexes to help readers locate specific information about our policies, programs and performance.

The intent of these reporting elements is to provide a level of comfort among our stakeholders that the information we report is timely, accurate, reliable and complete.

This report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards - core option. As a GRI Standards Pioneer, we are among the first to adopt the new GRI Standards: global best practice for sustainability reporting. In doing so, we are demonstrating our full support for GRI's mission to empower decision-makers everywhere, through its sustainability standards and multi-stakeholder network, to take action towards a more sustainable economy and world.

In addition, this report includes disclosures recommended by Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)