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Delivering
Sustainable
Value

2016–2017 Sustainability and
Corporate Responsibility Report

GRI Content Index

We follow the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, version G4, as well as the Electric Utility Sector Supplement (EUSS). Indicators specific to the latter are shown as EU(#). For many GRI indicators, we refer users to information on our dominionenergy.com website or other public documents. For others, we provide brief narrative responses. Most of the data in this index is from calendar years 2016 and 2017, consistent with our most recent report.

General Standard Disclosures

Disclosure Description Location / Response
Organizational Profile
102-1 Organization name
102-2 Products and services
102-3 Headquarters location
102-4 Country of operations
102-5 Ownership
102-6 Markets served
102-7 Scale of organization
102-8 Information on employees
G4-10 Total contractor workforce by employment type
G4-11 Percentage of contractor employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
102-9 Description of supply chain
102-10 Changes to organization
102-11 Approach to precautionary principle
102-12 List of external charters, principles, or other initiatives
102-13 List of main memberships and associations
EU1 Installed capacity by energy source and regulatory regime
EU2 Net energy output by energy source and regulatory regime
EU3 Number of customers by type
EU4 Length of transmission and distribution lines
EU5 Allocation of CO2e emissions allowances or equivalent
Strategy
102-14 Statement from senior decision-maker
102-15 Description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities
Ethics and Integrity
102-16 Organization’s values, principles, standards
102-17 Reporting mechanisms for reporting unethical behavior
Governance
102-18 Governance structure for economic, environmental and social topics
102-19 Process for delegating authority by highest governing body to senior executives and other employees
102-20 Executive level position for economic, environmental and social topics and reporting
102-21 Reporting processes between stakeholders and highest governing body
102-22 Composition of highest governing body
102-23 Affiliation of the chair of the highest governing body
102-24 Nomination and selection process for highest governing body
102-25 Reporting processes to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided and managed
102-26 Role of highest governing body with development, approval,and updating of purpose, value, or mission statements related to economic, environmental and social topics
102-27 Efforts to develop and enhance knowledge of economic, environmental and social topics
102-28 Processes for evaluating the highest governance body’s performance
102-29 Role of highest governance body’s role in identifying and managing economic, environmental and social topics
102-30 Highest governance body’s role in reviewing the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management of economic, environmental and social topics
102-31 Frequency of review of economic, environmental and social topics, impacts, risks and opportunities
102-32 Report the highest committee or position that reviews and approves the sustainability report and coverage of material issues
102-33 Process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governing body
102-34 Number and nature of critical concerns communicated to the highest governing body
102-35 Renumeration policies for highest governing body and senior executives
102-36 Process for determining renumeration policies
102-37 How stakeholder views are considered in setting renumeration policies
102-38 Ratio of the annual total compensation
102-39 Ratio of compensation increase
Stakeholder Engagement
102-40 List of stakeholder groups engaged
102-41 Basis for selection of stakeholders
102-42 Percentage covered by collective bargaining agreements
102-43 Description of stakeholder engagement process
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised by stakeholders
Reporting Practice
102-45 Entities covered in financial statements
102-46 Report content and boundaries
102-47 Identification of material topics
102-48 Restatements from prior reports
102-49 Significant changes in material topics
102-50 Reporting period for information
102-51 Date of most recent report
102-52 Reporting cycle
102-53 Contact point for questions concerning report
102-54 Reporting claim
102-55 GRI Index
102-56 Policy for report assurance
Management Approach
103-1 Material topic explanation and boundary
103-2 Management approach for material issues
103-3 Evaluation of management approach for material issues
Economic Performance
201-1 Direct economic value generated
201-2 Financial implications risks, and opportunities for the organization’s activities due to climate change
201-3 Benefit plan obligations and other retirement plans
201-4 Financial assistance received from government
G4-DMA Management approach to ensure short and long term electricity availability and reliability
EU10 Planned capacity against projected electricity demand over the long term by energy source and regulatory regime
G4-DMA Demand-side management programs.
G4-DMA Research and development activity and expenditure aimed at providing reliable electricity and promoting sustainable development
G4-DMA Provisions for decommissioning of nuclear power sites
EU11 Average generation efficiency of thermal plants by energy source and by regulatory regime
EU12 Transmission and distribution losses as a percentage of total energy
Market Presence
202-1 Ratios of entry level wage to local minimum
202-2 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community
Indirect Economic Impacts
203-1 Infrastructure investments and services supported
203-2 Significant indirect economic impacts
Procurement on local suppliers
204-1 Proportion of local suppliers
Anti-corruption
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption
205-2 Communication and training related to anti-corruption policies and procedures
205-3 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken
Anti-competitive Behavior
206-1 Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior
Environmental Materials
301-1 Materials by weight or volume
301-2
Recycled input materials used
301-3 Reclaimed products and their packaging
G4-EN1 In-use inventory of solid and liquid high level and low level PCBs contained in equipment.
G4-DMA Long-term strategy for managing and phasing out high level and low level in service PCBs.
Energy
302-1 Energy consumption in the organization
302-2 Energy consumption outside of the organization
303-3 Energy intensity
303-4 Reduction of energy consumption
303-5 Reduction or energy requirements of products and services
Water
303-1/G4-EN8 Water withdrawal by source, including water used for ash handling and coal cleaning
303-2 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water
303-3 Water recycled and reused
G4-DMA Collaborative approaches to managing watersheds
Biodiversity
304-1 Operational sites operated near protected areas
304-2 Significant impacts on biodiversity
304-3 Habitats protected or restored
304-4 IUNC Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations
G4-DMA Pest and vegetation control along transmission and distribution ROW, approaches to assess impacts of new and existing sites, assessment and mitigation for habitat, species
G4-EN12 Significant impacts of activities, products and services on biodiversity in protected areas and high biodiversity value outside protected areas
EU-EN13 Biodiversity of offset habitats compared to the biodiversity of the affected areas
Emissions
305-1 Direct GHG Emissions
305-2 Energy indirect GHG emissions
305-3 Other indirect GHG emissions
305-4,
G4-EN15
G4-EN16
GHG emissions intensity
CO2e per MWh by regulatory regime, all capacity, fossil fuel and net delivery to end user own generation
Estimated delivery to end user including purchased power
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions
305-6 Emissions of ozone depleting substances
305-7,
G4-EN21
Nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxides and other significant air emissions
Net generation from all generating capacity and all combustion power plants
Effluents and waste
306-1
G4-EN22
Water discharges by quality and type
Include thermal discharges in total volume of planned and unplanned discharges
306-2
G4-EN23
Waste by type and disposal method
PCB waste in total weight of hazardous and non-hazardous waste
Report on Nuclear waste
306-3 Significant spills
306-4 Transport of hazardous waste
306-5 Water bodies affected by water discharges and/or runoff
G4-DMA Management strategy for nuclear wastes
Environmental Compliance
306-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations
Supplier Environmental Compliance
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria
308-2 Negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
Social Employment
401-1 New employee hires and employee turnover
401-2 Benefits provided to full-time employees and not provided to temporary or part-time employees
401-3 Parental leave
Labor / Management Relations
402-1 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes
Occupational Health and Safety
403-1 Workers representation in formal joint management-worker health and safety committees
403-2 Types of injury and rates of injury, fatalities
403-3 Workers with high incidence or risk of diseases related to their occupation
403-4 Health and safety topics covered by formal agreements
Training and Education
404-1 Average hours of training per year per employee
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs
404-3 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees
405-2 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men
Non-Discrimination
406-1 Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
407-1 Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and corrective actions taken
Child Labor
408-1 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor None. National law and our supplier code of ethics prohibit child labor.
Forced or Compulsory Labor
409-1 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor. None. National law and our supplier code of ethics prohibit forced or compulsory labor.
Security Practices
410-1 Security personnel trained in human rights policies or procedures.
Rights of Indigenous Peoples
411-1 Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples.
Human Rights Assessment
412-1 Operations that have been subject to human rights reviews
412-2 Total hours of employee training on human rights policies that are relevant to operations and percentage trained
412-3 Significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or underwent such screening
Local Communities
413-1 Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments and development programs
413-2 Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communities
Supplier Social Assessment
414-1 New suppliers that were screened using social criteria
414-2 Negative impacts for labor practices in the supply chain and actions taken
Public Policy
415-1 Political contributions
Customer Health and Safety
416-1 Assessment of health and safety impacts of product and service categories
416-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts
Products and Service Labeling
417-1 Requirements for product and service information and labeling
417-2 Incidents of non-compliance concerning product and service information
417-3 Incidents of non-compliance concerning market communications
Customer Privacy
418-1 Substantiated complaints of breach of customer privacy
Socioeconomic Compliance
419-1 Non-compliance with economic and social area