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Data

The following is a compilation of the data included in the 'Data' section for each strategic theme.

Our Standards 2015 2016

Senior employees and those with externally facing roles who have now successfully completed training in ethics, bribery and corruption, and competition (headcount)

4,500+ 4,500+

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Our People 2015 2016

Total headcount (no.)*

18,985 19,079

Females - all employees (%)*

40.5% 40.2%

Females - senior management positions(%)*

18.8% 21.1%

Females - plc Board*

11.1% 22.2%

Nationalities in global leadership team (no.)*

22 23

Nationalities at senior management level (no.)*

46 43

Employee engagement participation rate (%)

98% 97%

Employee engagement score (%)

83% 83%

Accident rate (no. of injuries per 100 FTE)

0.30 0.38

Lost days caused by work related accidents

2,141 1,380

Average lost days per recordable incident

25.1 12.8

Work-related fatalities (no.)

0 0

H&S prosecutions (no.)

0 0

 

* as at 31 December each year in continuing operations

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Our Products 2015 2016

Number of different colours dyed (thousand)

164 162

Number of dye batches produced (million)

3.6 3.7

 

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Our Manufacturing 2015* 2016
Total materials purchased by Coats (tonnes) 136,249 146,234
Materials used in Coats products (tonnes) 90,444 95,261

Materials purchased from non-renewable sources (tonnes)

113,736 123,755

Total energy used to manufacture Coats products (million kWh)

833 829
Electricity used (%) 32% 30%
Natural gas used (%) 33% 35%
Oil used (%) 6% 6%
Coal used (%) 0.3% 0.3%
Other fuels used (%) 29% 29%

Energy used per unit of production (kWh per kg dyed product)

12.2 11.9

Volume of water used to manufacture Coats products (million cubic metres).

8.3 8.2
Municipal supply (%) 39% 38%
Ground water source (%) 27% 26%
Natural watercourses and reservoirs (%) 30% 28%
Other (%) 4% 8%

Water used per unit of production (litres per kg dyed product)

121 118

Percentage of packaging made from recycled materials

56% 58%
Total waste generated (tonnes)** 4,804 4,161

Waste material generated as a proportion of the raw materials used in manufacturing (%)

5.3% 4.4%

 

* Restated data to exclude divisions sold during 2015 (ie excludes Coats Philippines & EU Crafts)

**Waste data further restated for 2015 due to a wider scope for what is defined as waste

For more information on our historical performance download our full data disclosure.

Our Environment 2015 2016

Percentage of water discharged as waste effluent

80% 79%

Total greenhouse gas emissions (thousand tonnes CO2e)

305* 319

Greenhouse gases emitted per unit of production (kg per kg dyed product)

4.5* 4.6

Environmental prosecutions

0 0

 

* 2015 figures restated using the latest International Energy Agency (IEA) data

For more information on our historical performance download our full data disclosure.

Our Partners 2015 2016

Economic value distributed to suppliers as a proportion of value generated (%)

65% 63%

 

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Our Communities 2015 2016

Number of completed Community Engagement Plans (CEPs)

126 138

Percentage of Coats' units participating in CEPs

82%* 81%

* Restated data to exclude divisions sold during 2015 (ie excludes Coats Philippines & EU Crafts)

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