GRI

GRI INDEX

This is our fifth year using the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) reporting framework, and first using the recently released "G4" guidelines. GRI is a set of global guidelines that standardizes sustainability report content and facilitates comparisons among different organizations. The below index highlights where specific GRI disclosures are located within the report.

GENERAL STANDARD DISCLOSURES

GRI # Strategy & Analysis Where to find it
1 CEO Letter Overview: Letter from the CEO
2 Key impacts, risks, and opportunities Overview: About this Report
GRI # Organizational Profile Where to find it
3 Organization name Company: Organizational Profile
4 Primary brands, products, and services Company: Organizational Profile; Stakeholders: Customers
5 Headquarters location About Allstate
6 Where the organization operates Company: Organizational Profile
7 Nature of ownership and legal form Company: Organizational Profile; About Allstate
8 Markets served Downloads: 2013 Vital Statistics (PDF); Annual Report
9 Scale of the organization Company: Organizational Profile; Downloads: 2013 Vital Statistics (PDF)
10 Total number of employees by type Downloads: Key Metrics (PDF)
12 Supply chain description Business Practices: Supply Chain
13 Organizational changes during the reporting period Overview: About this Report; Annual Report
15 External charters, principles, or other initiatives Stakeholders: Customers; Environment
16 Membership associations Environment; Social Impact; Business Practices; Public Policy
GRI # Identified Material Aspects & Boundaries Where to find it
17 Entities included in financial statements Annual Report
18 Process for defining report boundaries and content Overview: About this Report
19 Material aspects included in the report Overview: About this Report
20 Descriptions of material aspect boundaries within the organization Overview: About this Report
22 Restatements Overview: About this Report; Overview: Key Performance Indicators and Goals
23 Changes from previous reports in terms of scope and/or boundaries Overview: About this Report; Overview: Key Performance Indicators and Goals
GRI # Stakeholder Engagement Where to find it
24 Stakeholder groups Overview: About this Report; Stakeholders
25 How stakeholders were identified Overview: About this Report; Stakeholders
26 Approach to stakeholder engagement Overview: About this Report; Stakeholders
27 Topics raised during stakeholder engagements Overview: About this Report; Stakeholders
GRI # Report Profile Where to find it
28 Reporting period Overview: About this Report
30 Reporting cycle Overview: About this Report
31 Report contact Overview: About this Report
32 "In accordance" option, GRI Index and report assurance GRI Index; Overview: About this Report;
GRI # Governance Where to find it
34 Governance structure of the organization Company: Organizational Profile; Company: Corporate Governance; Public Policy
35 Process for delegating authority for sustainability topics from the board to senior executives and other employees Company: Corporate Governance
36 High-level accountability for sustainability topics Company: Corporate Governance
37 Processes for consultation between stakeholders and the board on sustainability topics Company: Corporate Governance
38 Composition of the board and its committees Company: Corporate Governance
39 Whether the chair of the board is also an executive officer Company: Corporate Governance
40 Nomination and selection processes for the board and its committees Company: Corporate Governance
42 Board and executives’ roles in the organization’s mission statements, strategies, policies, and goals related to sustainability impacts Company: Corporate Governance
45 Board role in the identification and management of sustainability impacts, risks, and opportunities Business Practices: Risk Management
46 Board role in reviewing risk management processes for sustainability topics Business Practices: Risk Management
GRI # Ethics & Integrity Where to find it
56 Code of conduct Company: Ethics and Integrity
57 Helplines or advice lines for employees Company: Ethics and Integrity
58 Mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior Company: Ethics and Integrity

SPECIFIC STANDARD DISCLOSURES

GRI # Economic Where to find it
EC1 Economic value Business Practices: Investment & Asset Management
EC2 Climate change risks Business Practices: Risk Management
EC3 Benefit plan coverage Stakeholders: Employees
EC7 Infrastructure investments Business Practices: Investment & Asset Management
EC8 Indirect economic impacts Business Practices: Investment & Asset Management
EC9 Local suppliers Business Practices: Supply Chain
GRI # Environmental Where to find it
EN3 Energy consumption (Scope 1 + 2) Environment: Energy and Emissions Reduction
EN5 Energy intensity CDP
EN6 Energy reductions Environment: Energy and Emissions Reduction
EN15 GHG emissions (Scope 1) Environment: Energy and Emissions Reduction
EN16 GHG emissions (Scope 2) Environment: Energy and Emissions Reduction
EN17 GHG emissions (Scope 3) Environment: Energy and Emissions Reduction
EN18 GHG emissions intensity CDP
EN19 Reduction of GHG emissions Environment: Energy and Emissions Reduction
EN31 Environmental investments Business Practices: Investment and Asset Management; Environment
GRI # Social: Labor Practices & Decent Work Where to find it
LA2 Benefits provided to full-time employees Stakeholders: Employees
LA9 Average hours of training for employees Downloads: Key Metrics (PDF)
LA10 Programs for skills management managing career endings Stakeholders: Employees
GRI # Social: Society Where to Find it
SO1 Local community engagement, impact assessments and development programs Social Impact: Community Involvement
SO6 Political contributions Public Policy
ECC Monitor: OK