Sustainability Report 2020

Performance data
 

Environmental performance Metric unit 2020 2019 2018 Change in per cent 2019 to 2020
Energy          
Electricity total million kWh 376 391 435 –4
Electricity per FTE kWh 4,553 5,205 5,463 –13
Electricity per 100 m2 kWh 3,815 4,496 4,231 –15
Natural gas total million kWh 192 201 213 –4
Natural gas per FTE kWh 2,331 2,676 2,681 –13
Natural gas per 100 m2 kWh 1,954 2,311 1,917 –15
Waste recycled          
Waste total 000' tons 209 496 541 –58
Waste recycled 000' tons 135 332 394 –59
Waste recovered 000' tons 19 21 50 –10
Waste landfill 000' tons 34 142 96 –76
Waste harzardous 000' tons 21 22 –5
Recycling rate per cent 65 67 73 –3
Water          
Water total cubic meters 890,615 965,879 897,256 –8
Water per m2 cubic meters 0.9 1.1 0.9 –18
Water per FTE cubic meters 11 13 11 –16
Carbon emissions          
CO2 total 000' tons 173 201 209 –14
CO2 per FTE 000' tons 2.1 2,689 2,813 –22
CO2 per 100 m2 000' tons 1,764 2,323 2,011 –24
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions          
Scope 1+2          
Kuehne+Nagel offices, warehouses million tons 0.17 0.20 –15
Road Logistics (trucks) million tons 0.12 0.08 49
Company cars million tons 0.02 0.03 –33
Total scope 1+2 million tons 0.31 0.36 –14
Scope 3          
Transport and logistics million tons 12.9 16.6 –22
Business travel million tons 0.2 1.2 –83
Employee commuting million tons 0.1 0.3 –67
Total scope 3 million tons 13.2 18.1 –27
Total company million tons 13.5 18.4 –27
Average renewable energy purchased globally          
Geothermal energy per cent 5 9 13 –44
Biomass energy per cent 13 12 16 8
Wind power per cent 42 39 45 8
Hydroelectric power per cent 29 26 21 11
Solar energy per cent 11 14 5 –21
Social performance Metric unit 2020 2019 2018 Change in per cent 2019 to 2020
Our employees          
Number of employees   78,249 83,161 81,900 –6
FTEs of employees   72,021 78,448 77,416 –8
FTEs including temporary staff   93,238 99,113 99,072 –6
Age structure          
Under 30 per cent 20.98 23.0 24 –9
Under 30 (female) per cent 42.2 41.4 2
Under 30 (male) per cent 57.8 58.6 –1
Between 30-50 per cent 58.87 56.0 5
Between 30-50 (female) per cent 36.3 35.2 3
Between 30-50 (male) per cent 63.7 64.8 –2
Over 50 per cent 20.15 21.0 27 –4
Over 50 (female) per cent 27.9 27.3 2
Over 50 (male) per cent 72.1 72.7 –1
Representation of women          
Top managers (female)   9 9
Top managers (male)   158 177 –11
Senior management (female)   228 222 3
Senior management (male)   835 882 –5
Gender ratio          
Female per cent 35.8 35.0 34 2
Male per cent 64.2 65.0 66 –1
Female (white collar) per cent 48.3 48.1 0.4
Male (white collar) per cent 51.7 51.9 –0.3
Female (blue collar) per cent 21.0 20.4 3
Male (blue collar) per cent 79.0 79.6 –0.7
Recruiting structure – applications          
White collar   391,205 308,268 27
Blue collar   54,572 64,465 –15
Grand total   445,777 372,833 234,788 20
Recruiting structure – hires          
White collar   4,712 7,896 –40
Blue collar   6,192 10,189 –39
Grand total   10,904 18,085 21,583 –40
Attrition structure          
White collar unwanted attrition per cent 6.6 8.7 8.2 –24
Total global white collar attrition per cent 14.9 18.0 17.1 –17
Training          
Online training   281,509 191,884 230,000 46
Live training   69,579 105,413 72,000 –34
Training sessions completed   351,088 297,297 302,402 18
Training participation          
Female per cent 49.4 45.0 10
Male per cent 50.6 55.0 –8
Manager per cent 17.8 17.0 5
Employee per cent 82.2 83.0 –1
Safety and health facts          
Number of fatalities (FAT)   1 1
Lost time injury frequency (LTIF)*   10.8 13.22 13.94 –18
Total reportable case frequency (TRCF)**   14.4 17.66 19.66 –18
Lost workday cases (LWC)   1,834 2,434 2,400 –25
Lost workday (LWD)   32,067 41,733 40,935 –23
Unsafe act/unsafe condition   36,271 43,522 22,727 –17

*   LTIF – The number of LTI’s per 1,000,000 working hours  
** TRCF –
The number of TRC’s per 1,000,000 working hours