The purpose of the Non-Financial Information Statement is to communicate to all stakeholders how the Viscofan Group ("Viscofan Group" or "Viscofan"; Viscofan S.A., parent company of the Viscofan Group, will be referred to as the "Company") creates value and records economic, environmental, social and good governance impacts that can substantially influence the decision-making of such stakeholders. This non-financial statement covers the period from 1 January to 31 December 2019 for the financial year of the Viscofan Group.
The group of companies forming part of the Viscofan Group at 31 December 2019 is detailed in note 2 of the consolidated financial statements with the exception of Viscofan Collagen USA Inc. and Viscofan Collagen Canada Inc. which were acquired in December 2019.
This document has been prepared in order to improve the consistency and comparability of non-financial information compared to the previous year concerning environmental and social issues, as well as personnel, respect for human rights and the fight against corruption and bribery. This document has been prepared for the second consecutive year in accordance with Spanish Law 11/2018 of 28 December on non-financial information and diversity, and following the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standard in accordance with the essential scope according to the requirements of the GRI guidelines. The United Nations Global Compact, of which Viscofan is a signatory member, has also been used as a reference.
For further information on the activities of the Viscofan Group throughout the year, see the documents available on the corporate website www.viscofan.com.
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