Conflict Minerals Reporting Template


      CO2 equivalents, unit of measurement for standardizing the climate impact of various greenhouse gases (CO2, methane, and nitrous oxide)

      Corporate Governance:

      Rule categories pursuant to the Austrian Corporate Governance Code

      L rule (legal requirement): The rule is based on mandatory statutory provisions.

      C rule (comply or explain): The rule should be complied with; any deviation therefrom must be explained and justified in order to be in compliance with the Code.

      R rule (recommendation): Rule worded as a recommendation; non-compliance need not be disclosed or explained.

      (Source: Austrian Corporate Governance Code as amended July 2012, Austrian Working Group for Corporate Governance,


      Electric Arc Furnace


      Earnings Before Interest and Taxes;

      (earnings before taxes, equity interests of non-controlling shareholders, and financial result)


      Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (earnings before taxes, equity interests of non-controlling shareholders, financial result, depreciation, and amortization)

      Iron ore fines

      Fine material with a grain size of between 0 mm to 6 mm; it is generated in connection with the extraction and processing of iron ore and is sieved.

      In most cases, it is processed into larger pellets (usually between 8 mm and 18 mm).


      Eco Management and Audit Scheme;

      Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the voluntary participation of organizations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme

      Employee turnover, total

      Total employee turnover/personnel (excluding apprentices) by head count (total turnover: employment contracts terminated by the employer; employment contracts terminated by the employee; mutually agreed contract terminations; retirement due to occupational disability; retirement and death)

      FTEs (full-time equivalents)

      Total number of executives employed with ongoing responsibility for human resources, including master craftsmen


      Number of full-time positions, mathematically speaking, computed on the basis of the working hours of both full-time and part-time employees


      Number of employees by headcount

      Load per annum

      Amount of particular substances that are introduced into effluents or the air, aggregated over the year

      Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

      Systematic analysis of products’ environmental impact during their life cycle aimed at an objective assessment subject to consideration of economic, social, and technical factors

      Scope 1, 2, and 3

      Emission categories pursuant to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol


      United States - Mexico - Canada Agreement; successor agreement to the NAFTA free trade zone

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