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GRI (G3) Content Index
1. Strategy and Analysis
Profile Disclosure Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
1.1 Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization.   Letter from Principals Statement of continuing support
1.2 Description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities.
  Letter from Principals No specific COP requirement
2. Organizational Profile
Profile Disclosure Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
2.1 Name of the organization.   Introduction No specific COP requirement
2.2 Primary brands, products, and/or services.   What We Do No specific COP requirement
2.3 Operational structure of the organization, including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, and joint ventures.   Who We Are No specific COP requirement
2.4 Location of organization's headquarters.   Who We Are No specific COP requirement
2.6 Nature of ownership and legal form.   Who We Are No specific COP requirement
2.8 Scale of the reporting organization.   Who We Are No specific COP requirement
2.9 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, or ownership.   What We Do No specific COP requirement
2.10 Awards received in the reporting period.   Who We Are No specific COP requirement
3. Report Parameters
Profile Disclosure Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
3.1 Reporting period (e.g., fiscal/calendar year) for information provided.   Report Parameters No specific COP requirement
3.3 Reporting cycle (annual, biennial, etc.).   Report Parameters No specific COP requirement
3.4 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents.   Report Parameters No specific COP requirement
3.5 Process for defining report content.   Stakeholder Engagement & Materiality No specific COP requirement
3.6 Boundary of the report (e.g., countries, divisions, subsidiaries, leased facilities, joint ventures, suppliers).   Report Parameters No specific COP requirement
3.7 State any specific limitations on the scope or boundary of the report.   Report Parameters No specific COP requirement
4. Governance, Commitments and Engagement
Profile Disclosure Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
4.1 Governance structure of the organization, including committees under the highest governance body responsible for specific tasks, such as setting strategy or organizational oversight.   Who We Are Principles 1-10
4.2 Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer.   Who We Are Principles 1-10
4.8 Internally developed statements of mission or values, codes of conduct, and principles relevant to economic, environmental, and social performance and the status of their implementation.   Who We Are Principles 1-10
4.12 Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses.   Who We Are Principles 1-10
4.13 Memberships in associations (such as industry associations) and/or national/international advocacy organizations in which the organization: * Has positions in governance bodies; * Participates in projects or committees; * Provides substantive funding beyond routine membership dues; or * Views membership as strategic.   Who We Are Principles 1-10
4.14 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization.   Stakeholder Engagement & Materiality Sharing the COP with stakeholders
4.15 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage.   Stakeholder Engagement & Materiality Sharing the COP with stakeholders
4.16 Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group.   Stakeholder Engagement & Materiality Sharing the COP with stakeholders
4.17 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting.   Stakeholder Engagement & Materiality Sharing the COP with stakeholders
Economic
Performance Indicator Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, donations and other community investments, retained earnings, and payments to capital providers and governments. As a private company, we choose not to report financial performance data externally, but are transparent with our employees about the financial performance of the company. Stakeholder Engagement & Materiality; Community Engagement No specific COP requirement
EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change. While we understand climate change to pose significant environmental risks for all businesses, we see opportunities to counsel clients in designing sustainability strategies that will enable them to more effectively anticipate and respond to issues related to climate change.   Principle 7
EC3 Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations. While we choose not to report this information externally, employees receive frequent updates about benefits including health care, profit-sharing and retirement plans. Employee Orientation & Engagement No specific COP requirement
EC6 Policy, practices, and proportion of spending on locally based suppliers at significant locations of operation. Although we do not have a formal policy in place yet, we strive to purchase office materials and snacks from local suppliers whenever possible. Environmental Stewardship No specific COP requirement
EC9 Understanding and describing significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts. We intend to more fully explore and describe our indirect economic impacts in future sustainability reports.   No specific COP requirement
Environmental
Performance Indicator Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
EN2 Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials. Office supplies are the primary materials we use. We are in the process of developing a formal sustainable purchasing policy and have until now informally prioritized materials with reduced environmental impact, including materials comprised of recycled content. Environmental Stewardship Principles 8 & 9
EN4 Indirect energy consumption by primary source. Data obtained from previous energy bills. Environmental Stewardship Principle 8
EN5 Energy saved due to conservation and efficiency improvements. While not currently measured, our efforts to reduce energy consumption are detailed in this report. Over the next year, the Environmental Stewardship Team will create a policy that addresses energy consumption. Environmental Stewardship Principles 8 & 9
EN7 Initiatives to reduce indirect energy consumption and reductions achieved. While not currently measured, our efforts to reduce energy consumption are detailed in this report. Over the next year, the Environmental Stewardship Team will create a policy that addresses energy consumption. Environmental Stewardship Principles 8 & 9
EN8 Total water withdrawal by source. While the amount is not currently tracked internally, the water we use is supplied by the local water department. Going forward, our Environmental Stewardship Team will explore initiatives to reduce our overall water consumption. Environmental Stewardship Principle 8
EN13 Habitats protected or restored. We are in the process of obtaining Backyard Wildlife Habitat certification from the National Wildlife Foundation. Environmental Stewardship Principle 8
EN16 Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight. Not currently tracked, but we plan to calculate indirect greenhouse gas emissions once we establish an accurate energy baseline.   Principle 8
EN17 Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight. Not currently tracked, but we plan to calculate carbon emissions associated with employee commuting and business travel in future reports.   Principle 8
EN18 Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reductions achieved. While we do not currently have an accurate greenhouse gas emissions calculation, our efforts to reduce energy consumption in our office building and through travel will decrease our overall carbon footprint. Environmental Stewardship Principles 7-9
EN22 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method. While we do not yet have the systems to measure total weight of waste, we understand the relative proportions of waste we create by type and disposal method. Data included in this report. Environmental Stewardship Principle 8
EN29 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials used for the organization's operations, and transporting members of the workforce. Not currently tracked, but we plan to calculate carbon emissions associated with employee commuting and business travel in future reports. Environmental Stewardship Principle 8
Social: Labor Practices and Decent Work
Performance Indicator Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
LA1 Total workforce by employment type, employment contract and region.   Who We Are No specific COP requirement
LA3 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by major operations.   Employee Orientation & Engagement; Employee Health & Wellness Principle 6
LA10 Average hours of training per year per employee by employee category. Although we do not currently track total hours of employee training, we plan to address this information in future reports. Employee Orientation & Engagement No specific COP requirement
LA11 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them with managing career endings.   Employee Orientation & Engagement No specific COP requirement
LA12 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews.   Business Innovation No specific COP requirement
LA13 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per category, according to gender, age group, minority group membership and other indicators of diversity. Due to the small size of our organization, we choose not to disclose details about the composition of governance bodies and employee population.   Principles 1 & 6
Social: Human Rights
Performance Indicator Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
HR2 Percentage of significant suppliers and contractors that have undergone screening on human rights and actions taken. Although human rights screening is not currently part of our supplier screening, we plan to address this issue in our sustainable purchasing policy. Environmental Stewardship Principles 1-6
HR4 Total number of incidents of discrimination and actions taken. No incidents to report.   Principles 1, 2, & 6
HR5 Operations identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at significant risk, and actions taken to support these rights. We follow all applicable laws and regulations relative to freedom of association and collective bargaining.   Principles 1-3
HR6 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the elimination of child labor. We follow all applicable laws and regulations relative to child labor.   Principles 1, 2, & 5
HR7 Operations identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of forced or compulsory labor. We follow all applicable laws and regulations relative to forced or compulsory labor.   Principles 1, 2, & 4
HR8 Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization's policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations. We do not employ security personnel.   Principles 1 & 2
Social: Society
Performance Indicator Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
SO3 Percentage of employees trained in organization's anti-corruption policies and procedures. Every employee receives a copy of the Employee Handbook, which outlines expectations with regard to ethical behavior.   Principle 10
SO4 Actions taken in response to incidents of corruption. No incidents to report.   Principle 10
SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes. No incidents to report.   No specific COP requirement
SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations. No fines or non-monetary sanctions to report.   No specific COP requirement
Social: Product Responsibility
Performance Indicator Description Comment Report Section UNGC COP Element
PR5 Practices related to customer satisfaction, including results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction. We do not currently administer surveys measuring customer satisfaction, but there are several checkpoints throughout all engagements to assess client satisfaction.   No specific COP requirement
PR8 Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data. No incidents to report.   Principle 1