Examples in 2017 included: • Contributing to The ConsumerGoods Forum’s Business Actions Against Forced Labor publication • Engaging with the ILO/IFC Better Work Program in their pilot initiative in Egypt• Supporting the ILO in their initial exploration of a BusinessNetwork on Forced Labor and Human Trafficking • Publishing our first statementin accordance with the U.K.’s Modern Slavery Act • Participating in the United Nations Forum on Business andHuman Rights14 | P a g eINTERNATIONAL LABOR STANDARDS
15 | P a g eWORKPLACE PRACTICESDisney value and encourage curiosity, innovation, and ideas from everyone at Disney. A safe, respectful, and inclusive culture for people across the Company is critical to innovation and our success. One measure of our commitment to an inclusive culture is the HRC Corporate Equality Index, on which Disney has scored 100%, for the last 12 years, for LGBT workplace equality. Disney also strongly believes that employees that give time to their communities and causes they care about are more engaged in the workplace.Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) At Disney, Disney celebrate and embrace everyone’s unique experiences and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves at work. Disney’s 36 ERGs around the world support inclusion by welcoming all employee perspectives, and cultures as well as their business insights. For example, in the U.K. andIreland, the 300+ member, employee-led “[email protected]” ERG, encourages self-development, networking and mentoring opportunities. In China, employees launched an LGBT-focused ERG.
16 | P a g eEMISSIONDisney strategy for meeting long-term emissions goal of zero net greenhouse gas emissions follows the hierarchy of: avoiding emissions, reducing emissions through efficiencies, replacing high-carbon fuels with low-carbon alternatives, seeking alternative technologies, then using certified carbon credits for remaining emissions. While focused on improving our existing assets, Disney also drive sustainability in new projects by integrating the evaluation and selection of sustainable solutions into the capital funding process.Emissions In 2018, Disney have reduced our net emissions by 44% from our 2012 levels.TargetBy 2020, reduce net emissions by 50% from 2012 total levels.WATERDisney recognize that water is a precious resource for operations and the communities in which we operate. It manages water in current operations by measuring Disney’s water footprint, conserving water, and transitioning operations to non-potable water where possible. Since 2013, Corporate facilities have been using reclaimed water for irrigation and cooling towers to reduce potable water consumption.In 2018, potable water consumption was lower than the expectation of 2018 by -5.8% water reduced in consumption. Disney has achieved their target far than expected.