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Indicators & Progress

The indicators we record throughout the Company offer transparency in many respects. They help us to identify potential improvements, steer programs, monitor target achievement, and inform the public about our performance and progress in compact form.

As shown below by the indicators for the reporting year 2013, sustainable business practices improve not only environmental performance but business performance as well.

Economic Indicators

20142015
Sales in million euros16,42818,089
Adjusted1 operating profit (EBIT) in million euros2,5882,923
Adjusted return on sales (EBIT) in percent15.816.2
Adjusted earnings per preferred share (EPS) in euros4.384.88
Dividend per ordinary share in euros1.291.452
Dividend per preferred share in euros1.311.472

1Adjusted for one-time charges/gains and restructuring charges.

2Proposal to shareholders for the Annual General Meeting on April 11, 2016.

Ecological indicators

20142015
Amount of production in thousand metric tons7,8677,940
Energy consumption in thousand megawatt hours2,0942,288
Carbon dioxide emissions in thousand metric tons641667
Water consumption in thousand cubic meters7,6157,190
Waste for recycling and disposal in thousand metric tons137142

Employee indicators

20142015
Employees1 (as of December 31)49,75049,450
Proportion of female employees in percent33.233.6
Average number of training days per employee1.52.1
Participation in employee share program in percent30.129.7
Occupational accidents per million hours worked0.90.8

1Basis: permanent staff excluding trainees. Figures have been rounded

Social Indicators

20142015
Donations in million euros (financial and product donations, not counting paid time off from work)8,2388,316
Number of projects supported2,2653,431