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Data

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

Our Standards 2014 2015

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

4,000+ 4,500+

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Our People 2014 2015

Total headcount (no.)*

20,253 18,985

Females - all employees (%)*

41.1% 40.5%

Females - senior management positions(%)*

20.4% 18.8%

Females - plc Board*

12.5% 11.1%

Nationalities in global leadership team (no.)*

24 22

Nationalities at senior management level (no.)*

46 46

Employee engagement participation rate (%)

94% 98%

Employee engagement score (%)

81% 83%

Accident rate (no. of injuries per 100 FTE)

0.33 0.29

Work-related fatalities (no.)

1 0

H&S prosecutions (no.)

0 0

 

* as at 31 December each year in continuing operations

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Our Products 2014 2015

Number of different colours dyed (thousand)

156 164

Number of dye batches produced (million)

3.5 3.6

 

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Our Manufacturing 2014 2015
Total materials purchased by Coats (tonnes) 135,900 139,158
Materials used in Coats products (tonnes) 88,297 91,589

Materials purchased from non-renewable sources (tonnes)

111,426 115,934

Total energy used to manufacture Coats products (million kWh)*

910 870
Electricity used (%) 30% 32%
Natural gas used (%) 33% 33%
Oil used (%) 10% 6%
Coal used (%) 3% 2%
Other fuels used (%) 24% 27%

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

13.6 12.5

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

8.9* 8.7
Municipal supply (%) 38% 37%
Ground water source (%) 32% 30%
Natural watercourses and reservoirs (%) 28% 28%
Other (%) 2% 4%

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

133* 125

Percentage of packaging made from recycled materials

51% 57%
Total waste generated (tonnes)* 3,477 3,510

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

3.9% 3.8%

 

* Restated data after more accurate data received

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Our Environment 2014 2015

Percentage of water discharged as waste effluent

88% 80%

Total greenhouse gas emissions (thousand tonnes CO2e)

345 319

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

5.1 4.6

Environmental prosecutions

0 0

 

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Our Partners 2014 2015

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

65% 65%

 

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Our Communities 2014 2015

Number of completed Community Engagement Plans (CEPs)

91 126

Percentage of Coats' units participating in CEPs

72% 83%

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

 

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