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About this report

Reporting scope

This report covers the Sustainability KPIs for all subsidiaries of the Bekaert Group. The sustainability actions and respective indices and certificates cover the wholly and majority owned subsidiaries of the NV Bekaert SA. Unless otherwise indicated, this includes the subsidiaries of the Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group.

(GRI 102-48 + GRI 102-49)

Reporting period

This report covers the activities between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2018, unless stated differently and if relevant for the report. Bekaert reports annually on its sustainability performance.

(GRI 102-50 + GRI 102-52)

Process for defining reporting content

The content of this report has been defined considering the most significant indicators of our activities, the impact of and commitment to the company’s interest groups, the efforts in enhancing sustainability and the level of detail established by the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards.

Our interest groups are the Bekaert employees, suppliers, customers, shareholders, partners, local governments and the communities in which we are active. 

More information on the reporting principles and materiality scope is included in Annex.

(GRI 102-46)

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