GRI Content Index

General Disclosure

GRI 2: General Disclosures 2021

The organization and its reporting Practices 
Organizational details 2-1 ADAMA Ltd. is a global leader in crop protection, providing solutions to farmers across the world to combat weeds, insects and disease. ADAMA has one of the widest and most diverse portfolios of active ingredients in the world, state-of-the art R&D, manufacturing and formulation facilities, together with a culture that empowers our people in markets around the world to listen to farmers and ideate from the field. This uniquely positions ADAMA to offer a vast array of distinctive mixtures, formulations and high-quality differentiated products, delivering solutions that meet local farmer and customer needs in over 100 countries globally.
Entities included in the organization's sustainability reporting 2-2 ADAMA LTD., Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company), ADAMA Anpon (Jinagsu) Ltd. ((a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company)
Reporting period, Frequency  and contact point 2-3 2021, Sustainability VP: Michal Arlosoroff <Michal.Arlosoroff@adama.com>
External assurance 2-5 KPMG - Link to report
 Activities and workers
  2-7 See "Our People" chapter
workers who are not employees 2-8 See "Our People" chapter
Governance
Governance structure and composition 2-9 See "Governance & Ethics" chapter
Nomination and selection of the highest governance body 2-10 See "Governance & Ethics" chapter
Chair of the highest governance body 2-11 See "Governance & Ethics" chapter
Role of the highest governance body in overseeing the management of impacts 2-12 Describe the role of the highest governance body and of senior executives in developing, approving, and updating the organization's purpose, value or mission statements, strategies, policies, and goals related to sustainable development; Describe the role of the highest governance body in overseeing the organization's due diligence and other processes to identify and manage the organization's impacts (whether and how it engages stakeholders to support these processes and consider their outcomes; Describe the role of the highest governance body in reviewing the effectiveness of the organization's processes and their frequency
Delegation  of responsibility for managing impacts 2-13 Describe how the highest governance body delegates responsibility for managing the organization's impacts (appointed and senior executives, etc); Describe process and frequency for senior executives or other employees to report back to the highest governance body on the impacts management
Role of the highest governance body in sustainability reporting 2-14 The executive board and BOD review and approve the reported information 
Conflicts of interest 2-15 See "Governance & Ethics" chapter
Communication of critical concerns 2-16 See "Governance & Ethics" chapter
Collective knowledge of the highest governance body 2-17 Report measures taken to advance the collective knowledge, skills, and experience of the highest governance body on sustainable development
Evaluation of the performance of the highest governance body 2-18 See "Governance & Ethics" chapter
Strategy, policies and practices
Statement on sustainable development strategy 2-22 See "Our Commitment" chapter - "From Our Leadership"
Policy commitments 2-23 See "Our Commitment" chapter
Embedding policy commitments 2-24 See "Our Commitment" chapter
Mechanisms for seeking advice and raising concerns 2-26 regarding the Implementation the policies and practices for responsible business conduct; raise concerns about the organization's business conduct
Membership associations 2-28 See "Our Stakeholders" chapter
Approach to stakeholder engagement 2-29 See "Our Stakeholders" chapter
Collective bargaining agreements 2-30 See "Our people" chapter

GRI 3: Material Topics 2021

Process to determine material topics 3-1 See "Our Commitment" chapter - "Our strategy"
List of material topics 3-2 See "Our Commitment" chapter - "Our strategy"

 

 

Financial Disclosure - Economic Impact

Direct and in-direct economic value generated (USD Thousand)
Data Description GRI 2020 2021
Direct economic value generated: revenues (total Net sales) 201-1 4,127,751 4,813,041
Economic value distributed:
Total operating costs (including R&D expenses, Employees wages and other expenses)   4,057,924 4,741,003
Total payments to employees including wages and benefits (pension, social security, etc.) 201-1 522 560
Total payments to suppliers 201-1 3,150 3,410
Total amount paid to providers of capital 201-1 9,162 12,349
Capital expenditure  201-1 214 402
Total payments to governments (taxes, etc.) by country 201-1 31,552 59,045
Total community investments 201-1 2,807 2,599
Total economic value distributed 201-1 4,101,445 4,814,996

 

    2019 2020 2021 Comments 2021 Relevant Chapter

Environmental Disclosure

Energy
Total Energy consumption (TJ)   12,480 10,966 10,516 Includes Huifeng (2nd semester), Lycored and Chilen production site   Our Environment
Energy Intensity (TJ/ $million revenues)   3.12 2.66 2.18   Our Environment
Total Direct Energy (TJ)   7,964 4,908 4,686   Our Environment
Coal (TJ)   6,735 3,753 3,210   Our Environment
Natural Gas (TJ)   556 753 1125   Our Environment
Fuel Oil (TJ)   87 85 80   Our Environment
Diesel (TJ)   39 34 40   Our Environment
LPG (TJ)   41 37 20   Our Environment
Other fossil fuels (TJ)   506 246 127 Not including Hydeogen and Biomass (wood) Our Environment
Total Indirect Energy (TJ)   4,516 6,023 5,831   Our Environment
External Electricity (TJ)   3,448 4,539 4,082   Our Environment
External Steam (TJ)   1,068 1,485 1,749   Our Environment
Renewable Energy Used (TJ)   50 34 51 base on energy mix of electricity supplier Our Environment
Greenhouse Gas emission
Scope 1+2 GHG emissions (tonne CO2e)   1,429,852 1,273,618 1,210,860 Includes Huifeng (2nd semester), Lycored and Chilen production site   Our Environment
GHG Intensity (tonne CO2e/ $million revenues)   358 309 252   Our Environment
Scope 1 emissions: on-site fuels (tonne CO2e)   688,557 421,172 413,466   Our Environment
Scope 1 emissions: company vehicles (tonne CO2e)   not measured 11,391 24,287 2021 less lockdowns due to the epidemic Our Environment
Scope 2 emissions: indirect energy (tonne CO2e)   741,295 852,446 797,393   Our Environment
Scope 3 emissions: others indirect (tonne CO2e)   3,048,317     not evaluated Our Environment
Water
Total Water Consumption (m3)   10,289,074 11,624,389 13,565,073 Includes Huifeng (2nd semester), Lycored and Chilen production site   Our Environment
Water Intensity (m3/ $million revenues)   2,574 2,816 2,818   Our Environment
Total Wastewater discharged (m3)   6,434,057 9,398,207 9,511,529   Our Environment
Total Wastewater reclaimed ** (m3)   282,155 220,690 160,531   Our Environment
TOC in effluents (tonne)   284 369 682   Our Environment
COD in effluents (tonne)   852 1,107 2046   Our Environment
TSS in effluents (tonne)   235 254 234   Our Environment
Herbicides discharged *** (tonne)   1.1 0.84 0.80   Our Environment
Air Emissions
Particulate matter  (tonne)   not measured 14 28 Includes Huifeng (2nd semester), Lycored and Chilen production site   Our Environment
NOx emissions (tonne)   330 131 159   Our Environment
SOx emissions (tonne)   178 25 41   Our Environment
VOC emissions (tonne)   82 89 81   Our Environment
Solid Wastes
Total Hazardous Waste (tonne)   44,766 121,262 158,735 Includes Huifeng (2nd semester), Lycored and Chilen production site   Our Environment
Hazardous waste to landfill/incineration (tonne)   40,827 40,649 49,464   Our Environment
Hazardous waste to recycling (tonne)   3,939 80,613 109,271   Our Environment
Total Non-Hazardous Waste (tonne)   108,804 79,256 78,061   Our Environment
Non-Hazardous waste to landfill/incineration (tonne)   107,165 72,646 71,049   Our Environment
Non-Hazardous waste to recycling (tonne)   1,639 6,611 7,013   Our Environment
Environmental Management
Expenditures on Environmental Protection (Million USD)   9 19.2 59.9   Our Environment
Investments on Environmental Protection (Million USD)   48.2 50.6 54.5   Our Environment
Sites certified to ISO 14001 or to an eqv. Standard (%)   NA 64% 57% Huifeng and Colombia Our Environment
Environmental Compliance
Environmental Fines (Million USD)   0.1 0 0.0075   Our Environment
Significant Environmental Incidents   3 4 4   Our Environment
Social Disclosure
Quality Employment
Total number of employees on payrols (head count/FTE) 2-8 7,759                             7,505                             9,162   Our people
*Female 2-8 1,825                             1,800                             2,236   Our people
*Men 2-8 5,934                             5,705                             6,926   Our people
Total number of full-time employees (head count/FTE) 2-8 7,719                             7,562                             9,145   Our people
*Female 2-8 1,793 1800                             2,222   Our people
*Men 2-8 5,926 5676                             6,923   Our people
Total number of part-time employees (head count/FTE) 2-8 40 29                                   17   Our people
*Female 2-8 32 22                                   14   Our people
*Men 2-8 8 7                                     3   Our people
Employee category
Manufacturing 405                             3,034                             2,817                             3,871   Our people
R&D 405                                264                                243                                250   Our people
Sales & Registration 405                             1,835                             1,739                             1,939   Our people
Management & Administration 405                                485                                469                                500   Our people
Other 405                             2,141                             2,237                             2,602   Our people
Total 405                             7,759                             7,505                             9,162   Our people
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
 Diversity of employees
Total employees senior managers 405-1 131 129 125   Our people
Total employees middle managers 405-1 621 678 810   Our people
Total employees non-managers 405-1 6,986 6,660 8207   Our people
Female Top Management 405-1 2 2 2   Our people
Female senior managers 405-1 24 25 25   Our people
 Female middle managers  405-1 161 176 212   Our people
 Female non-managers  405-1 1,638 1,597 1,997   Our people
 Men Top Management  405-1 19 17 18   Our people
 Men senior managers  405-1 107 105 100   Our people
 Men middle managers  405-1 460 508 598   Our people
 Men non-managers  405-1 5,348 5,075 6,210   Our people
 Total Top managers - under age 30  405-1 0 0 0   Our people
 Total Top managers - age 30-50  405-1 4 2 2   Our people
 Total Top managers age - age 50 and up  405-1 18 17 18   Our people
 Total senior managers - under age 30  405-1 0 0 0   Our people
 Total senior managers - age 30-50  405-1 55 49 43   Our people
 Total senior managers age - age 50 and up  405-1 76 80 81   Our people
 Total middle managers - under age 30  405-1 7 4 4   Our people
 Total middle managers - age 30-50  405-1 446 460 526   Our people
 Total middle managers - age 50 and up  405-1 166 214 279   Our people
 Total non-managers  - under age 30  405-1 833 603 591   Our people
 Total non-managers age 30-50  405-1 4,540 4,447 5,172   Our people
 Total non-managers - age 50 and up  405-1 1,602 1,610 460   Our people
 Total employees - under age 30  405-1 840 607 595   Our people
 Total employees age 30-50  405-1 5,045 4,958 5,743   Our people
 Total employees - age 50 and up  405-1 1,862 1,921 838   Our people
 Number of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements      21% > 1576     Our people
New employee hires and employee turnover            
New hires by gender and age group
 Female  <30   401-1     97   Our people
 Female  30-50  401-1     525   Our people
 Female  >50   401-1     67   Our people
 Men  <30   401-1     257   Our people
 Men  30-50  401-1     1107   Our people
 Men  >50  401-1     755   Our people
 Total new hires <30  401-1     354   Our people
 Total new hires 30-50  401-1     1632   Our people
 Total new hires >50  401-1     822   * (Include New Company Adama Huifeng & Adama Dibai
 Total new hires  401-1 944 749 2,617 2019 -112 managers
2020 - 65 manager
2021 - 191 manager
2020 - Due to reorganization and relocation in China
Leavers by gender and age group 401-1          
 Female  <30   401-1     24    
 Female  30-50  401-1     165    
 Female  >50   401-1     68    
 Men  <30   401-1     81    
 Men  30-50  401-1     478    
 Men  >50  401-1     333    
 Total  leavers <30  401-1     105    
 Total  leavers 30-50  401-1     643    
 Total  leavers >50  401-1     401    
 Total leavers  401-1 866 870 1014 2019 -79 managers
2020 -113 manager
2021 - 135 manager
2020 - Due to reorganization and relocation in China
 Total rate of employee turnover   401-2 12.18% 12.80% 13.70%    
 Open positions filled by internal candidates     27% 25% 35%    
Pay gap
Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men            
Gender Salary Ratio- top management  405-2 113% 109% 112% men’s base salary divided by women’s base salary  
Gender Salary Ratio- senior management  405-2 109% 105% 114% men’s base salary divided by women’s base salary  
Gender Salary Ratio- middle management  405-2 100% 97% 93% men’s base salary divided by women’s base salary  
Gender Salary Ratio- non-management employees  405-2 77% 76% 72% men’s base salary divided by women’s base salary  
Average annual rate of basic salary and remuneration paid in $USD            
Percentage of total employees by gender and by employee category who received a regular performance and career development review during the reporting period. 404-3   96% 96% * excluding sites in Brazil, Anpon, Sanonda (2018) and Anpon (2019)  
 Occupational Health and Safety 
 Occupational health and safety
management system 
 403-1          See "Our people" chapter
 Hazard identification, risk
assessment, and incident investigation 
 403-2          See "Our people" chapter
 Occupational health services   403-3          See "Our people" chapter
 Worker participation, consultation,
and communication on occupational health and safety 
 403-4          See "Our people" chapter
 Worker training on occupational
health and safety 
 403-5          See "Our people" chapter
 Promotion of worker health   403-6          See "Our people" chapter
 Prevention and mitigation of
occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationships 
 403-7          See "Our people" chapter
 Workers covered by an occupational
health and safety management system 
 403-8        All employees
Also contracting companies report to usregarding  compliance with the standard
See "Our people" chapter
 Work-related injuries 
 The main types of work-related injury   403-9          See "Our people" chapter
 The number of fatalities as a result of work-related injury   403-9      0   See "Our people" chapter
 The rate of fatalities as a result of work-related injury   403-9  0.56 0.46 0.45   See "Our people" chapter
 The number and rate of high-consequence work-related injuries (excluding fatalities)   403-9      3 Finger amputations and hip fractures See "Our people" chapter
 The number of recordable work-related injuries   403-9    40 49   See "Our people" chapter
 The rate of recordable work-related injuries   403-9    0.46 0.45   See "Our people" chapter
 Total number of hours worked   403-9    31,356,283 50,828,962   See "Our people" chapter
 Total number of days missed      874 1,744   See "Our people" chapter
 Main work-related hazards that pose a risk of high-consequence injury   403-9      49 Although we are a chemical industry and there are chemical risks, out of the 49 injuries only 8 were related to exposure to hazardous chemicals. They all amounted to a minor injury. See "Our people" chapter
 Work-related ill health 
 The number of fatalities as a result of work-related ill health  402-10     0   See "Our people" chapter
 The number of cases of recordable work-related ill health  402-10   0 0   See "Our people" chapter
 The main types of work-related ill health  402-10     0   See "Our people" chapter
 work-related hazards that pose a risk of ill health  402-10     0   See "Our people" chapter
 Sites certified to ISO 45001 or to an eqv. Standard   402-10   56% 43%   See "Our people" chapter
 Local communities 
 Community donations (in $, thousond)  413-1                               2,807                             2,599   See "Community" chapter
 Donation per pre-tax profits   413-1   2.70% 2.80%   See "Community" chapter
 % of workforce participating in volunteering   413-1   20% 20%   See "Community" chapter
 Total number of hours employees volunteered  413-1   1,300 1200   See "Community" chapter
 Operations with local community
engagement, impact assessments, and development programs 
413-1         See "Community" chapter
Governance Disclosure
             
Total number and percentage of employees that receievd training on COE   80% 92% 87%   Governance & Ethics
Complaints reported to speakup hotline     5 20 20 cases were reported via SpeakUp and 3 in addition were reported directly to General Counsel or senior managers/HR Governance & Ethics
Precentage of complaints regarding suspect of bribery/corruption   40% - 10%   Governance & Ethics
Precentage of complaints regarding HR issues   20% 40% 20%   Governance & Ethics
Precentage of complaints regarding Product Compliance   20% None     Governance & Ethics
Precentage of complaints regarding Other Issues     80% 70% Discrimination & Harassment, conflicts of interest, health & safety & environment, labor rights, auditing & accounting Governance & Ethics
Precentage of Employees trained on data privacy   63% - 75% There was no training for 2020. We relaunched it again in 2021 Governance & Ethics
Board of Directors - ADAMA Ltd
Total number of directors   5 5 5   Governance & Ethics
Number of Non-Executive Directors on Board   4 4 4   Governance & Ethics
Number of External Directors   2 2 2   Governance & Ethics
Number of Independent Directors   2 2 2   Governance & Ethics
Separate Chair and CEO   Yes Yes Yes   Governance & Ethics
Annual Election of Directors   0 3 5 According to Company Law of China, ADAMA Ltd. doesn't need to elect directors annually. ADAMA Ltd.'s shareholders meeting elected 6 directors to constitute the 8th session of the Board in 2018. And in 2020, ADAMA Ltd. elected three directors to replace the former three. Governance & Ethics
Average Age of Directors 405-1 57 58 59   Governance & Ethics
Women directors 405-1 0 0 0   Governance & Ethics
Board meeting held   9 10 10   Governance & Ethics
Attendance rate- general board meetings (%)   100% 100% 100%   Governance & Ethics
Audit Committee - meetings held   5 5 6   Governance & Ethics
Audit Committee - attendance rate (%)   100% 100% 100%   Governance & Ethics
Nomination Committee - meetings held   - 5 1   Governance & Ethics
Nomination Committee - attendance rate (%)   - 93% 100%   Governance & Ethics
Compensation and Appraisal Committee - meetings held   2 3 2   Governance & Ethics
Compensation and Appraisal Committee - attendance rate (%)   100% 100% 100%   Governance & Ethics
Strategy Committee - meetings held   0 0 0   Governance & Ethics
Board of Directors - ADAMA Solutions
Total number of directors   7 7 7   Governance & Ethics
Number of Non-Executive Directors on Board   5 3 3   Governance & Ethics
Number of External Directors   2 2 2   Governance & Ethics
Number of Independent Directors   1 1 1   Governance & Ethics
Separate Chair and CEO   Yes Yes No   Governance & Ethics
Annual Election of Directors   No No No Please note that there is no regulatory nor other need within the AOA for an annual re-election of the board members, whom are being nominated by the sole shareholder. The external directors preside for 3-year terms (for a tenure no longer than nine-year period) Governance & Ethics
Average Age of Directors 405-1 57 59 60   Governance & Ethics
Women directors 405-1 1 1 1   Governance & Ethics
Board meeting held   7 7 7   Governance & Ethics
Attendance rate- general board meetings (%)   80% 84% 76%   Governance & Ethics
Audit Committee - meetings held   8 13 10   Governance & Ethics
Audit Committee - attendance rate (%)   93% 92% 97%   Governance & Ethics
Financial Statements Review Committee - meetings held   4 4 4   Governance & Ethics
Financial Statements Review - attendance rate (%)   100% 83% 92%   Governance & Ethics
Remuneration Committee - meetings held   4 8 5   Governance & Ethics
Remuneration Committee - attendance rate (%)   92% 92% 100%   Governance & Ethics
             
Tax
 Approach to tax 207-1       See page 59 in Periodic financial report for 2021 Governance & Ethics
Tax governance, control, and risk management 207-2       See page 59 in Periodic financial report for 2021 Governance & Ethics
Stakeholder engagement and
management of concerns related to tax
207-3       See page 59 in Periodic financial report for 2021 Governance & Ethics
Country-by-country reporting 207-4       See page 59 in Periodic financial report for 2021 Governance & Ethics

Environment - 2018 data includes only ADAMA Solutions data. In 2019-20, the data boundary is expanded to also include two large sites in China- Sanonda and Anpon