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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 2016, sustainable business practices improve not only environmental performance but business performance as well.

Economic Indicators

20152016
Sales in million euros18,08918,714
Adjusted1 operating profit (EBIT) in million euros2,9233,172
Adjusted return on sales (EBIT) in percent16.216.9
Adjusted earnings per preferred share (EPS) in euros4.885.36
Dividend per ordinary share in euros1.4521.60²
Dividend per preferred share in euros1.4721.62²

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

2Proposal to shareholders for the Annual General Meeting on April 6, 2017.

Ecological indicators

20152016
Amount of production in thousand metric tons7,9408,456
Energy consumption in thousand megawatt hours2,2882,341
Carbon dioxide emissions in thousand metric tons667697
Water consumption in thousand cubic meters7,1907,658
Waste for recycling and disposal in thousand metric tons1112120

¹ We have removed the share of construction and demolition waste from our footprint and shown it separately, as the presence or absence of some larger construction projects have a significant effect on our waste footprint. This has enabled us to show the performance of our sites and our progress more transparently.

Employee indicators

20152016
Employees1 (as of December 31)49,45051,350
Proportion of female employees in percent33.633.1
Average number of training days per employee2.11.6
Participation in employee share program in percent29.730.7
Occupational accidents per million hours worked0.81.0

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

Social Indicators

20152016
Donations in million euros (financial and product donations, not counting paid time off from work)8,3167,814
Number of projects supported3,4312,051