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GENERAL STA NDARD DISCLOSURES STAT US REPORT REFERENCE /NOTES G4-10: Report the composition of the workforce, including: a. Report the total number of employees by employment contract and gender. b. Report the total number of permanent employees by employment type and gender. c. Report the total workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender. d. Report the total workforce by region and gender. e. Report whether a substantial portion of the organization’s work is performed by workers who are legally recognized as self-employed, or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers, including employees and supervised employees of contractors. f. Report any significant variations in employment numbers (such as seasonal variations in employment in the tourism or agricultural industries). chapter 6 | reporting See Employees and Suppliers. G4-11: Report the percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. 0% G4-12: Describe the organization’s supply chain. Suppliers G4-13: Report any significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization’s size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain, including: a. Changes in the location of, or changes in, operations, including facility openings, closings, and expansions b. Changes in the share capital structure and other capital formation, maintenance, and alteration operations (for private sector organizations) c. Changes in the location of suppliers, the structure of the supply chain, or in relationships with suppliers, including selection and termination Creation of Seventh Generation Ventures, purchase of bobble; See Suppliers, bobble, Annual Incentive Plan Goals, Goals, and CEO Letter. We leased an office in Raleigh, N.C. We choose not to disclose changes in capital. G4-14: Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization. See Enhance Health G4-15: List externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses. B-Corp Charter, adopted in 2008, American Sustainable Business Council Charter, 2009 G4-16: List memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organizations in which the organization: • Holds a position on the governance body • Participates in projects or committees • Provides substantive funding beyond routine membership dues • Views membership as strategic American Cleaning Institute; See Transform Commerce. Other memberships that are strategic include: Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility; Green Chemistry and Commerce; BizNGO; Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil; American Sustainable Business Council; Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families; Women’s Voices for the Earth, Breast Cancer Fund IDENTIFIED MATER IAL ASPECT S AND BOUNDAR IES G4-17: a. List all entities included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents. b. Report whether any entity included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not covered by the report. Seventh Generation, Seventh Generation Ventures, Seventh Generation Foundation. See Seventh Generation at 25, bobble, Donations through the Seventh Generation Foundation. G4-18: a. Explain the process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries. b. Explain how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content. This report covers 2013 and includes some mention of events in 2014, when noted. See Reporting and Materiality. As noted, Seventh Generation attempts to report on its most material impacts, progress against its goals, and its efforts to reach its aspirations. For comparability, we have also tried to maintain consistency with our previous reports. We are unable to cover bobble this year as we are just developing baseline data for these products. We seek to achieve a report that is inclusive, timely, balanced and accurate.


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