GRI-INDEX G 3.1
G3.1 Content Index
  Application Level A  
STANDARD DISCLOSURES PART I: Profile Disclosures
1. Strategy and Analysis
Profile Disclosure Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
1.1 Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization.  Fully CEO's Message
1.2 Description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities.  Fully Pages 34-39 of Sterlite Annual Report
2. Organizational Profile
Profile Disclosure Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
2.1 Name of the organization. Fully About Us
2.2 Primary brands, products, and/or services.  Fully Products & Operations
2.3 Operational structure of the organization, including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, and joint ventures. Fully About Us
2.4 Location of organization's headquarters. Fully Contact Us
2.5 Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries with either major operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability issues covered in the report. Fully Products & Operations
2.6 Nature of ownership and legal form. Fully About Us
2.7 Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers/beneficiaries). Fully Market Segmentation
2.8 Scale of the reporting organization. Fully About Us
2.9 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, or ownership. Fully CEO's Message
2.10 Awards received in the reporting period. Fully Awards
3. Report Parameters
Profile Disclosure Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
3.1 Reporting period (e.g., fiscal/calendar year) for information provided. Fully Approach to Reporting
3.2 Date of most recent previous report (if any). Fully Reporting Boundary
3.3 Reporting cycle (annual, biennial, etc.) Fully Approach to Reporting
3.4 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents. Fully Contact Us
3.5 Process for defining report content. Fully Approach to Reporting
3.6 Boundary of the report (e.g., countries, divisions, subsidiaries, leased facilities, joint ventures, suppliers). See GRI Boundary Protocol for further guidance. Fully Reporting Boundary
3.7 State any specific limitations on the scope or boundary of the report (see completeness principle for explanation of scope).  Fully Reporting Boundary
3.8 Basis for reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries, leased facilities, outsourced operations, and other entities that can significantly affect comparability from period to period and/or between organizations. Fully Products & Operations
3.9 Data measurement techniques and the bases of calculations, including assumptions and techniques underlying estimations applied to the compilation of the Indicators and other information in the report. Explain any decisions not to apply, or to substantially diverge from, the GRI Indicator Protocols. Fully Approach to Reporting
3.10 Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports, and the reasons for such re-statement (e.g.,mergers/acquisitions, change of base years/periods, nature of business, measurement methods). Fully Reporting Boundary
3.11 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope, boundary, or measurement methods applied in the report. Fully Reporting Boundary
3.12 Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosures in the report.  Fully GRI Index
3.13 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report.  Not Not applicable
4. Governance, Commitments, and Engagement
Profile Disclosure Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
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.  Partially Committees of the Board
4.2 Indicate whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer. Fully Corporate Governance
4.3 For organizations that have a unitary board structure, state the number and gender of members of the highest governance body that are independent and/or non-executive members. Fully Corporate Governance
4.4 Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the highest governance body.  Fully Corporate Governance
4.5 Linkage between compensation for members of the highest governance body, senior managers, and executives (including departure arrangements), and the organization's performance (including social and environmental performance). Fully Corporate Governance
4.6 Processes in place for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided. Fully Corporate Governance
4.7 Process for determining the composition, qualifications, and expertise of the members of the highest governance body and its committees, including any consideration of gender and other indicators of diversity. Fully Corporate Governance
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. Fully About Us
4.9 Procedures of the highest governance body for overseeing the organization's identification and management of economic, environmental, and social performance, including relevant risks and opportunities, and adherence or compliance with internationally agreed standards, codes of conduct, and principles.  Fully Corporate Governance
4.10 Processes for evaluating the highest governance body's own performance, particularly with respect to economic, environmental, and social performance. Fully Corporate Governance
4.11 Explanation of whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization.  Fully Approach to Reporting
4.12 Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses.  Fully Approach to Reporting
4.14 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization.  Fully Stakeholder Identification
4.15 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage.  Fully Stakeholder Identification
4.16 Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group.  Fully Stakeholder Identification
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. Fully Materiality
STANDARD DISCLOSURES PART II: Disclosures on Management Approach (DMAs)
G3 DMA Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
DMA EC Disclosure on Management Approach EC Fully Approach To Management
Aspects Economic performance Fully Economic Performance
Market presence Fully Market Segmentation
Indirect economic impacts Fully Community Development - The Approach
DMA EN Disclosure on Management Approach EN Fully Health, Safety & Environment - The Approach
Aspects Materials  Fully Raw Materials Consumption 
Energy    Fully Energy Conservation
Water    Fully Water Consumption
Biodiversity Fully Biodiversity
Emissions, effluents and waste Fully Emissions & Effluents 
Products and services Fully Products & Operations
Compliance Fully Product Responsibility
Transport Fully Product Responsibility
Overall Fully ENVIRONMENT
DMA LA Disclosure on Management Approach LA Fully Approach To Management
Aspects Employment Fully Employees - Our Approach
Labor/management relations Fully Employee Representation
Occupational health and safety Fully Health & Safety Management
Training and education Fully Leadership and Training
Diversity and equal opportunity Fully HR Policies
Equal remuneration for women and men Fully HR Policies
DMA HR Disclosure on Management Approach HR Fully Approach To Management
Aspects Investment and procurement practices Fully Transparent Procurement Policy
Non-discrimination Fully HR Policies
Freedom of association and collective bargaining Fully Employee Representation
Child labor Fully Human Rights
Prevention of forced and compulsory labor Fully Human Rights
Security practices Fully Contract employee engagement
Indigenous rights Fully Community Development - The Approach
Assessment Fully Human Rights
Remediation Fully Human Rights
DMA SO Disclosure on Management Approach SO Fully Community Development - The Approach
Aspects Local communities Fully Community
Corruption Fully Anti-Corruption Policies
Public policy   Fully Economic Performance
Anti-competitive behavior Fully Product Responsibility
Compliance Fully Product Responsibility
DMA PR Disclosure on Management Approach PR Fully Product Responsibility
Aspects Customer health and safety Fully Product Responsibility
Product and service labelling Fully Product Responsibility
Marketing communications Fully Product Responsibility
Customer privacy Fully Product Responsibility
Compliance Fully Product Responsibility
STANDARD DISCLOSURES PART III: Performance Indicators
Economic      
Performance Indicator Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
Economic performance
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. Fully Economic Performance
EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change.  Fully Climate Change
EC3 Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations.  Fully Workforce
EC4 Significant financial assistance received from government.  Fully Economic Performance
Market presence
EC5 Range of ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation. Fully HR Policies
EC6 Policy, practices, and proportion of spending on locally-based suppliers at significant locations of operation.  Partially Sustainable Procurement - Our Approach
EC7 Procedures for local hiring and proportion of senior management hired from the local community at significant locations of operation.  Fully Recruitment Process
Indirect economic impacts
EC8 Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services provided primarily for public benefit through commercial, in-kind, or pro bono engagement.  Fully CSR Expenditure
EC9 Understanding and describing significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts.  Fully Community Development - The Approach
Environmental
Performance Indicator Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
Materials
EN1 Materials used by weight or volume.  Fully Raw Materials Consumption 
EN2 Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials.  Fully Raw Materials Consumption 
Energy
EN3 Direct energy consumption by primary energy source.  Fully Energy Conservation
EN4 Indirect energy consumption by primary source. Fully Energy Conservation
EN5 Energy saved due to conservation and efficiency improvements. Fully Energy Savings
EN6 Initiatives to provide energy-efficient or renewable energy based products and services, and reductions in energy requirements as a result of these initiatives.  Fully Energy Savings
EN7 Initiatives to reduce indirect energy consumption and reductions achieved.  Fully Energy Savings
Water
EN8 Total water withdrawal by source.  Fully Water Consumption
EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water.  Fully Water Consumption
EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused.  Fully Water Consumption
Biodiversity
EN11 Location and size of land owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas. Fully Biodiversity
EN12 Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas.  Fully Biodiversity
MM1 Amount of land (owned or leased, and managed for production activities or extractive use) disturbed or rehabilitated.  partially Biodiversity
EN13 Habitats protected or restored.  Fully Biodiversity
EN14 Strategies, current actions, and future plans for managing impacts on biodiversity. Fully Biodiversity
MM2 The number and percentage of total sites identified as requiring biodiversity management plans according to stated criteria, and the number (percentage) of those sites with plans in place. Fully Biodiversity
EN15 Number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk.  Fully Biodiversity
Emissions, effluents and waste
EN16 Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight.  Fully Climate Change
EN17 Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight.  Not Not Applicable
EN18 Initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reductions achieved. Fully Climate Change
EN19 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances by weight.  Fully Ozone-Depleting Substances 
EN20 NOx, SOx, and other significant air emissions by type and weight.  Fully Emissions & Effluents
EN21 Total water discharge by quality and destination.  Fully Effluents
EN22 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method.  Fully Waste Management
MM3 Total amounts of overburden, rock, tailings, and sludges and their associated risks.  Fully Waste Management
EN23 Total number and volume of significant spills.  Fully Product Responsibility
EN24 Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationally.  Fully Waste Management
EN25 Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the reporting organization's discharges of water and runoff.  Fully Effluents
Products and services
EN26 Initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts of products and services, and extent of impact mitigation. Fully Case Studies
EN27 Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category.  Fully Raw Materials Consumption 
Compliance
EN28 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations.  Fully Compliance
Transport
EN29 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials used for the organization's operations, and transporting members of the workforce.  Fully Product Responsibility
Overall      
EN30 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type. Fully Environmental Expenditure
Social: Labor Practices and Decent Work
Performance Indicator Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
Employment
LA1 Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region, broken down by gender. Fully Employee Breakup by Gender, Age, Employment type and Region
LA2 Total number and rate of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region. Fully Break-up of Employee turnover by Age and Region
LA3 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by major operations.  Fully Employee Welfare and benefits
LA15 Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender. Fully Employee Welfare and benefits
Labor/management relations
LA4 Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. Fully Employee Representation
LA5 Minimum notice period(s) regarding significant operational changes, including whether it is specified in collective agreements.  Fully Employee Representation
MM4 Number of strikes and lock-outs exceeding one week's duration, by country.  Fully Employee Representation
Occupational health and safety
LA6 Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs.  Fully Intensive structured training
LA7 Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and number of work-related fatalities by region and by gender. Partially Health & Safety Management
LA8 Education, training, counseling, prevention, and risk-control programs in place to assist workforce members, their families, or community members regarding serious diseases. Fully Occupational Health
LA9 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions.  Fully Intensive structured training
Training and education
LA10 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category.  Partially Safety Systems & Training
LA11 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings.  Fully Leadership and Training
LA12 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender. Fully Performance reviews
Diversity and equal opportunity
LA13 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity. Partially Employee Breakup by Gender, Age, Employment type and Region
Equal remuneration for women and men
LA14 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men by employee category, by significant locations of operation.  Fully HR Policies
Social: Human Rights
Performance Indicator Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
Investment and procurement practices
HR1 Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements and contracts that include clauses incorporating human rights concerns, or that have undergone human rights screening.  Partially Human Rights
HR2 Percentage of significant suppliers, contractors and other business partners that have undergone human rights screening, and actions taken.  Partially Human Rights
HR3 Total hours of employee training on policies and procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, including the percentage of employees trained.  Partially Human Rights
Non-discrimination
HR4 Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken. Fully Anti-Corruption Policies
Freedom of association and collective bargaining
HR5 Operations and significant suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk, and actions taken to support these rights.  Fully Human Rights
Child labor
HR6 Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor. Fully HR Policies
Forced and compulsory labor
HR7 Operations and significant suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor.  Partially HR Policies
Security practices
HR8 Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization's policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations.  Partially Contract employee engagement
Indigenous rights
MM5 Total number of operations taking place in or adjacent to Indigenous Peoples' territories, and number and percentage of operations or sites where there are formal agreements with Indigenous Peoples' communities. Fully Our Approach
HR9 Total number of incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous people and actions taken. Fully Our Approach
Assessment
HR10 Percentage and total number of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews and/or impact assessments. Partially Human Rights
Remediation
HR11 Number of grievances related to human rights filed, addressed and resolved through formal
grievance mechanisms.
Partially Human Rights
Social: Society
Performance Indicator Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
Local communities
SO1 Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs. Fully Our Approach
MM6 Number and description of significant disputes relating to land use, customary rights of local communities and Indigenous Peoples. Fully Our Approach
MM7 The extent to which grievance mechanisms were used to resolve disputes relating to land use, customary rights of local communities and Indigenous Peoples, and the outcomes. Fully Our Approach
Artisanal and small-scale mining
MM8 Number (and percentage) or company operating sites where artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) takes place on, or adjacent to, the site; the associated risks and the actions taken to manage and mitigate these risks. Not Not Applicable
Resettlement
MM9 Sites where resettlements took place, the number of households resettled in each, and how their livelihoods were affected in the process. Not No resettlements for 2010-11
Closure planning
MM10 Number and percentage of operations with closure plans. Partially Biodiversity
SO9 Operations with significant potential or actual negative impacts on local communities. Fully Community Development - The Approach
SO10 Prevention and mitigation measures implemented in operations with significant potential or actual negative impacts on local communities. Fully Community Development - The Approach
Corruption
SO2 Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption.  Partially Anti-Corruption Policies
SO3 Percentage of employees trained in organization's anti-corruption policies and procedures.  Fully Anti-Corruption Policies
SO4 Actions taken in response to incidents of corruption. Fully Anti-Corruption Policies
Public policy
SO5 Public policy positions and participation in public policy development and lobbying.  Partially Economic Performance
SO6 Total value of financial and in-kind contributions to political parties, politicians, and related institutions by country. Fully Economic Performance
Anti-competitive behavior
SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes.  Fully Product Responsibility
Compliance
SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations.  Fully Product Responsibility
Social: Product Responsibility 
Performance Indicator Description Reported Cross-reference/Direct answer
Materials Stewardship
MM11 Programs and progress relating to materials stewardship. Fully Product Responsibility
Customer health and safety
PR1 Life cycle stages in which health and safety impacts of products and services are assessed for improvement, and percentage of significant products and services categories subject to such procedures.  Fully Product Responsibility
PR2 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes.  Fully Product Responsibility
Product and service labelling
PR3 Type of product and service information required by procedures, and percentage of significant products and services subject to such information requirements.  Fully Product Responsibility
PR4 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes.  Fully Product Responsibility
PR5 Practices related to customer satisfaction, including results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction.  Fully Customer satisfaction surveys 
Marketing communications
PR6 Programs for adherence to laws, standards, and voluntary codes related to marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship.  Fully Product Responsibility
PR7 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship by type of outcomes.  Fully Product Responsibility
Customer privacy
PR8 Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data.  Not Not Applicable
Compliance
PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services.  Fully Product Responsibility