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Key figures

We would like to be judged by our formulated sustainability goals. HOCHTIEF therefore collects a great number of key figures, which not only signal our responsible behavior to the outside world but also are above all intended to serve as a standard for ourselves with regard to our progress regarding sustainability.

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Overview

Data and facts at a glance

Recycling rate (incl. reuse) in the HOCHTIEF Group in 2020


Time invested in continuing education per employee in 2020


Number of people who benefit from 26 B2P bridges constructed by HOCHTIEF until the end of 2019


Number of green buildings since 2000


Number of green infrastructure projects since 2013


Number of Compliance training courses in 2020


Number of employees provided with BIM or similar training in 2020


Proportion of online training courses 2020 in Germany


 

More relevant key figures

Compliance
 

Number of Compliance training courses

* exkl. UGL
  2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 7,619 10,689 12,283 61,965
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 18,870 23,837 25,419 19,514
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 683 4,209 3,900 6,069
HOCHTIEF Group 27,172 38,735 41,602 87,548

 

Number of HOCHTIEF Group companies in relation to corruption risk in each country

Information refers to the annual Corruption Perception Index by Transparency International. Deviations result from the respective allocation to the countries in the CPI indicated.
  2017 2018 2019 2020
CPI 0–24 1 3 1 1
CPI 25–49 56 48 39 28
CPI 50–74 28 105 110 107
CPI 75–100 365 267 268 239

Human resources

Number of employees at HOCHTIEF by division (direct employees) (as of the reporting date)*

  2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 10,460 11,720 12,378 12,000
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 37,781 38,425 35,375 29,341
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company)** 5,649 5,632 5,529 5,303
HOCHTIEF Group 53,890 55,777 53,282 46,644

* Total workforce: All persons who are employed by a fully consolidated HOCHTIEF Group company as of the reporting date (except for the Executive Board), plus 11,862 employees at CIMIC Group company Thiess. Employees are counted per capita.
** The holding company had 159 employees as of the reporting date.

 

Total number of employees in the HOCHTIEF Group by employment type (reporting date Dec. 31)

HOCHTIEF Group 2017 2018 2019 2020
White-collar workers (incl. apprentices) 24,647 26,255 26,944 25,552
– of which men 18,410 19,545 19,913 18,776
– of which women 6,237 6,710 7,031 6,776
Blue-collar workers (incl. apprentices) 29,243 29,522 26,338 21,092
– of which men 28,253 28,293 24,994 19,871
– of which women 990 1,229 1,344 1,221
HOCHTIEF Americas 2017 2018 2019 2020
White-collar workers (incl. apprentices) 8,068 8,946 9,575 9,553
– of which men 5,844 6,492 6,949 6,862
– of which women 2,224 2,454 2,626 2,691
Blue-collar workers (incl. apprentices) 2,392 2,774 2,803 2,447
– of which men 2,337 2,698 2,737 2,374
– of which women 55 76 66 73
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 2017 2018 2019 2020
White-collar workers (incl. apprentices) 12,198 12,960 13,094 11,857
– of which men 9,585 10,105 10,047 9,106
– of which women 2,613 2,855 3,047 2,751
Blue-collar workers (incl. apprentices) 25,583 25,465 22,281 17,484
– of which men 24,676 24,348 21,027 16,357
– of which women 907 1,117 1,254 1,127
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 2017 2018 2019 2020
White-collar workers (incl. apprentices) 4,381 4,349 4,275 4,142
– of which men 2,981 2,948 2,917 2,808
– of which women 1,400 1,401 1,358 1,334
Blue-collar workers (incl. apprentices) 1,268 1,283 1,254 1,161
– of which men 1,240 1,247 1,230 1,140
– of which women 28 36 24 21

 

Total number of employees in the HOCHTIEF Group by gender (reporting date Dec. 31)

HOCHTIEF Group 2017 2018 2019 2020
Employees (total workforce) 53,890 55,777 53,282 46,644
– of which men 46,663 47,838 44,907 38,647
– of which women 7,227 7,939 8,375 7,997
– women in management positions (%) 12.1% 12.3% 13.1% 13.2%
HOCHTIEF Americas 2017 2018 2019 2020
Employees (total workforce) 10,460 11,720 12,378 12,000
– of which men 8,181 9,190 9,686 9,236
– of which women 2,279 2,530 2,692 2,764
– women in management positions (%) 10.4% 11.0% 11.1% 14.1%
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 2017 2018 2019 2020
Employees (total workforce) 37,781 38,425 35,375 29,341
– of which men 34,261 34,453 31,074 25,463
– of which women 3,520 3,972 4,301 3,878
– women in management positions (%) 11.9% 11.8% 13.8% 13.4%
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 2017 2018 2019 2020
Employees (total workforce) 5,649 5,632 5,529 5,303
– of which men 4,221 4,195 4,147 3,948
– of which women 1,428 1,437 1,382 1,355
– women in management positions (%) 14.4% 14.3% 15.0% 11.9%

 

Woman quotas in % of total workforce

2017 2018 2019 2020
of total workforce 13.4 14.2 15.7 17.1
of all management positions 12,1 12,3 13,2 17.0
of top management positions 11.6 11.7 13.2 13.2
of junior management positions 14.4 14.0 16.9 20.4
of revenue-generating positions 6.7 7.2 9.1 13.5
of STEM-positions 17.0 17.9 15.8 16.6

 

People with disability in % of total workforce

* without division Asia Pacific
2017 2018 2019 2020
- - - 3.5*

 

Age structure in the HOCHTIEF Group

HOCHTIEF Group 2017 2018 2019 2020
under 30 years 26.7 23.5 22.1 20.0
30–50 years 55.6 57.7 57.5 58.0
over 50 years 17.7 18.8 20.4 22.0
HOCHTIEF Americas 2017 2018 2019 2020
under 30 years 25.2 25.6 28.6 27.1
30–50 years 51.9 51.5 48.0 49.7
over 50 years 22.9 22.9 23.4 23.2
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 2017 2018 2019 2020
under 30 years 28.9 24.2 20.9 18.0
30–50 years 57.8 61.2 62.5 63.3
over 50 years 13.3 14.6 16.6 18.7
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 2017 2018 2019 2020
under 30 years 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.0
30–50 years 47.6 46.7 46.4 47.1
over 50 years 37.3 38.2 38.5 37.9

 

Tenure of employment in the HOCHTIEF Group by division (in years, as of Dec. 31)

*Excl. UGL
2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 7.3 7.1 6.8 6.9
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 3.4 3.4 3.9 4.6
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 12.4 12.2 12.2 12.3
HOCHTIEF Group 5.1 5.1 5.4 6.1

 

Employees in the HOCHTIEF Group: number of fixed-term contracts and permanent positions (reporting date Dec. 31)

HOCHTIEF Group 2018 2019 2020
Fixed-term contracts 12,732 4,735 4,272
– of which men 12,216 4,005 3,671
– of which women 516 730 601
permanent positions 43,045 48,547 42,372
– of which men 35,622 40,902 34,971
– of which women 7,423 7,645 7,401
HOCHTIEF Americas 2018 2019 2020
Fixed-term contracts 178 171 101
– of which men 117 102 64
– of which women 61 69 37
permanent positions 11,542 12,207 11,899
– of which men 9,073 9,583 9,172
– of which women 2,469 2,624 2,727
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 2018 2019 2020
Fixed-term contracts 12,165 4,199 3,821
– of which men 11,836 3,649 3,368
– of which women 329 550 453
permanent positions 26,260 31,176 25,520
– of which men 22,617 27,425 22,095
– of which women 3,643 3,751 3,425
Data were first published in 2018.
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. Holding company) 2018 2019 2020
Fixed-term contracts 389 365 350
– of which men 263 254 239
– of which women 126 111 111
permanent positions 5,243 5,164 4,953
– of which men 3,932 3,894 3,704
– of which women 1,311 1,270 1,249

 

New hires total Workforce

2017 2018 2019 2020
Total 26,686 24,468 20,261 12,373
by gender
women 1,875 2,352 2,103 1,614
men 24,811 22,116 18,158 10,759
by field of activity
white-collar 5,297 5,514 4,617 3,235
blue-collar 21,389 18,954 15,644 9,138
by age groups
<35 - 12,991 10,063 5,715
<35-50 - 8,266 7,158 4,396
>50 - 3,211 3,040 2,262
Percentage open positions filled by internal candidates 13.63 20.10 17.04 21.18

 

Employees in the HOCHTIEF Group: number of new hires and departures of total workforce

HOCHTIEF Group 2017 2018 2019 2020
New hires 26,686 24,468 20,261 12,373
Departures 25,363 23,284 21,505 18,467
HOCHTIEF Americas 2017 2018 2019 2020
New hires 1,347 3,434 3,356 2,751
Departures 1,706 2,506 2,548 2,573
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 2017 2018 2019 2020
New hires 23,511 20,245 16,245 9,062
Departures 21,011 20,025 18,121 15,203
*Excl. UGL
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 2017 2018 2019 2020
New hires 1,828 789 660 560
Departures 2,646 753 836 691

 

Turnover rates

2017 2018 2019 2020
permanent workforce - 7.3 10.9 12.3
voluntary separations permanent workforce - 2.0 3.3 3.4

 

Separations permanent workforce

2017 2018 2019 2020
Total - 2,865 4,712 5,949
by gender
- women - 335 334 639
- men - 2,530 4,378 5,310
by age groups
< 35 years - 950 1,835 1,885
> 35-50 years - 1,114 1,978 2,657
> 50 years - 801 899 1,407

 

Percentage of full-time and part-time employees by gender in Germany (reporting date Dec. 31)

Data were first published in 2018.
2018 2019 2020
Total workforce 3,462 3,515 3,445
– of which men 2,558 2,608 2,540
– of which women 904 907 905
Full-time total workforce 3,033 3,075 3,001
– of which men 2,412 2,462 2,390
– of which women 621 613 611
Part-time total workforce 429 440 444
– of which men 146 146 150
– of which women 283 294 294
Part-time total workforce % 12.4% 12.5% 12.9%
– of which men 5.7% 5.6% 5.9%
– of which women 31.3% 32.4% 32.5%

 

Employees on parental leave in Germany (reporting date Dec. 31)

Data were first published in 2018.
2018 2019 2020
Employees on parental leave total 138 143 149
– of which men 46 65 66
– of which women 92 78 83
of whom returned to work after parental leave total 52 68 75
– of which men 31 47 50
– of which women 21 21 25
of whom did not return to work after parental leave total 19 16 9
– of which men 6 10 4
– of which women 13 6 5
Proportion of employees who return to work % total 73.2% 81.0% 89.3%
– of which men 83.8% 82.5% 92.6%
– of which women 61.8% 77.8% 83.3%

 

Returnee rate in Germany (employees who still work for HOCHTIEF 12 months after their return from parental leave) (reporting date Dec. 31)

2019 2020
Returnees from parental leave total 52 68
– of which men 31 47
– of which women 21 21
Still employed by HOCHTIEF 12 months after return total 47 62
– of which men 29 43
– of which women 18 19
Returnee rate in % total 90.4% 91.2%
– of which men 93.6% 91.5%
– of which women 85.7% 90.5%

 

Continuing education

* This figure relates to 98.0% (2019: 97.9%) of the Group’s average total workforce.
  2017 2018 2019 2020
Average training hours per employee 23.84 20.53 21.82 25.33
by gender        
- women - - 34.18 37.00
- men - - 19.55 23.64
by field of activity        
- white-collar - - 21.64 23.63
- blue-collar - - 22.10 29.12
         
Average amount spent per employee on training in Euro 673.91 496.37 360.47 347.82
         
Training hours by kind of training in %        
- online 9.1 10.5 9.8 67.3
- presence 90.9 89.5 90.2 32.7

 

Mean Compensation of all employees and CEO

* In calculating the ratio, only the fixed annual salary was included in the CEO's total remuneration, as he was not paid any variable remuneration components for the years 2019 and 2020.
  2017 2018 2019* 2020*
Ratio between the total annual compensation of the Chief Executive Officer and the mean employee compensation 81.30 86.76 19.15 17.05

 

Equal remuneration/Gender pay indicators in %

(simple average of all divisions Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe)

Employee Group 2017 2018 2019 2020
Executive level (base salary only) 87.7 91.0 89.0 88.5
Executive level (base salary + other cash incentives) new 2020 - - - 86.2
Management level (base salary only) 86.0 87.9 88.1 88.8
Management level (base salary + other cash incentives) 85.0 87.4 88.4 87.9
Non-management level 84.4 84.6 86.5 84.1

 

Employee engagement / Employee satisfaction

* in 2020 an employee survey carried out only in Europe. All employees of our division HT Europe were invited (coverage 100%).
Overall satisfaction in % from 100 2017 2018 2019 2020*
Total (2-year average figure) 76.5 71.3 76.4 83.8
by gender        
- women       88
- men       84
by seniority        
< 5 years       86
5-15 years       83
16-25 years       86
> 25 years       89

 

Employees by ethnic group in North America (as of Dec. 31)

2017 2018 2019 2020
Afro-American 632 683 677 671
Asian 711 789 926 969
Latin American 717 834 824 824
Native American 47 39 14 33
White 6,185 6,904 7,104 7,020
Other/Not applicable 1,365 1,656 2,026 1,688

Employees/position by ethnic groups in the USA 2020

Total thereof in management positions in % of management positions
Total 11,205 3,679 32.8%
Afro-American 671 216 32.2%
Asian 969 163 16.8%
Latin American 824 285 34.6%
Native American 33 11 33.3%
White 7,020 2,864 40.8%
Other 1,688 140 8.3%

Occupational safety

Frequency of accidents (LTIFR) involving employees in the HOCHTIEF Group (as of Dec. 31)

Accidents per million man-hours (Lost Time Injury Frequency Rates LTIFR); under ILO standards, accidents are counted from the first working day lost.

The large variation in the divisional figures reflects cultural differences in attitudes to injuries and differing country-specific insurance systems.
2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 1.30 0.96 1.08 0.76
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 0.63 0.63 0.42 0.27
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 6.07 10.03 9.09 6.39
HOCHTIEF Group 1.23 1.37 1.19 0.87

Frequency of accidents (LTIFR) involving contractors in the HOCHTIEF Group (as of Dec. 31)

* adjusted retrospectively
  2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Group 2.28* 2.43 1.98 1.44
Group Coverage 88% 87% 89% 88%

 

Severity of accidents (SR) involving employees in the HOCHTIEF Group

Computation of the severity rate: Number of days lost due to accidents per million hours worked = severity rate

The large variation in the divisional figures reflects cultural differences in attitudes to injuries and differing country-specific insurance systems.
2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 50.3 12.3 42.1 65.3
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 19.5 40.3 30.3 15.1
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 78.4 114.6 210.12 104.6
HOCHTIEF Group 29.9 40.6 45.9 39.9

 

Causes of accidents involving employees in the HOCHTIEF Group by number (as of Dec. 31)

HOCHTIEF Americas 2017 2018 2019 2020
Misjudgment 12 13 11 8
Work equipment 0 2 0 0
Handling 6 3 2 0
Work preparation 2 0 0 0
Material/(Material) handling 0 2 0 0
Workload 0 0 0 3
Work task 0 0 9 3
External cause 5 0 5 2
Other causes 2 3 1 4
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 2017 2018 2019 2020
Misjudgment 11 12 15 6
Work equipment 0 7 0 0
Handling 9 0 4 0
Work preparation 6 9 7 4
Tools 0 0 0 3
Observance of rules/instructions 0 0 0 2
Transportation 0 10 0 0
Work task 0 0 5 0
External cause 7 0 0 0
Other causes 27 23 8 6
Data were first published in 2017.
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 2017 2018 2019 2020
Misjudgment 14 14 0 8
Work equipment 0 0 8 0
Handling 24 22 28 12
Material/(Material) handling 0 0 7 0
Untidy workplace 0 0 0 9
Transportation 8 13 12 5
Other causes 21 37 30 23

 

Significant types of injury involving employees in the HOCHTIEF Group by number (as of Dec. 31)

HOCHTIEF Americas 2017 2018 2019 2020
Lacerations 5 7 0 1
Wounds 1 0 6 0
Fractures 2 1 7 3
Contusions 0 1 5 0
Sprains 18 10 17 12
Cuts and stab wounds 0 0 0 0
Internal injuries 1 0 0 1
Other types of injury too specific to list individually here 0 4 4 3
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 2017 2018 2019 2020
Lacerations 8 8 4 4
Wounds 0 0 0 0
Fractures 25 15 10 6
Contusions 6 14 5 3
Sprains 13 16 19 6
Cuts and stab wounds 0 0 0 0
Internal injuries 0 0 2 0
Other types of injury too specific to list individually here 8 8   2
In an accident, several injuries can occur.
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 2017 2018 2019 2020
Lacerations 0 11 0 6
Wounds 0 0 0 0
Fractures 4 0 17 9
Contusions 22 22 17 13
Sprains 25 20 18 18
Cuts and stab wounds 0 12 15 0
Internal injuries 0 0 0 0
Other types of injury too specific to list individually here 23 37 28 15

 

Occupational illness frequency rate (OIFR) involving employees in the HOCHTIEF Group (million hours worked)

2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific and HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 0.49 0.86 0.54

 

Number of fatal accidents involving employees of the HOCHTIEF Group (as of Dec. 31)

2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 0 1 0 1
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 0 0 0 1
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 0 1 0 1
HOCHTIEF Group 0 2 0 3

 

Number of fatal accidents involving contractors (as of Dec. 31)

2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 0 0 3 1
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 0 1 0 0
HOCHTIEF Europe (inkl. Holding) 2 1 0 0
HOCHTIEF-Konzern 2 2 3 1

 

Proportion of units in the HOCHTIEF Group certified in accordance with occupational safety management systems (e.g. BS OHSAS 18001), relative to number of employees (%)

2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Group 87.1 85.1 84.8 84.1

Supply chain

* Figures are based on an extrapolation
  2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of subcontractor, supplier and business partner evaluations (Figures apply to HOCHTIEF Europe) 678 1,056 2,482 3,841
Number of corrective action plans for suppliers with high sustainability risks* (Figures apply to HOCHTIEF Group) 977 1,081 4,667 1,280

Green building

Number of green buildings within the HOCHTIEF Group

Cumulative number of certified (since 2000) “green” buildings that were either completed or under construction by HOCHTIEF by the year-end.

* LEED, other || ** Green Star, LEED, other || *** DGNB, LEED, BREEAM, other; including precertifications
2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas** 605 632 647 676
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific*** 65 76 80 80
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) **** 79 81 92 96
HOCHTIEF Group*** 749 789 819 852

* Cumulative year-end number of green buildings certified since 2000 and either completed or under construction by HOCHTIEF.
** LEED, other
*** Green Star, LEED, other; the 2019 data was restated for the HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific division and hence also for the Group.
**** DGNB, LEED, BREEAM, other; including precertifications

 

Number of green infrastructure projects within the HOCHTIEF Group

Cumulative number of certified and registered (since 2013) “green” infrastructure projects by the year-end.

* Greenroads || ** ISCA, Greenroads || *** CEEQUAL
2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas** 1 1 1 1
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific*** 19 22 28 32
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) **** 7 7 7 7
HOCHTIEF Group*** 27 30 36 40

* Cumulative year-end number of green infrastructure projects certified since 2013
** Greenroads
*** ISCA, Greenroads; the 2018 and 2019 data was restated for the HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific division and hence also for the Group
**** CEEQUAL

 

Sales through green building (EUR billion)

2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Group 7.6 8.2 8.0 8.3

Innovation

Number of employees provided with BIM or similar training

2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 65 301 450 454
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 650 659 2,165 1,334
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 104 219 760 4,175
HOCHTIEF Group 819 1 ,179 3 ,375 5,973

 

Investment volume of R&D projects (EUR million)

2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Group 4.1 2.9 16.2 30.9

The figures relate to innovation projects conducted by Group Innovation Management at holding company level. The figures for 2020 include the expenses for operating projects of Nexplore.

Reputation

Repeat clients (%)

Repeat client rate: HOCHTIEF uses the repeat client rate to measure customer satisfaction. We define repeat clients as clients who commission HOCHTIEF at least for a second time.

* Weighted relative to Group work done in each year
2017 2018 2019 2020
Total* 76.3 77.0 81.5 84.4
Group coverage*** 100% 100% 100% 100%

* Repeat client rate: HOCHTIEF uses the repeat client rate to measure customer satisfaction. We define repeat clients as clients who commission HOCHTIEF at least for a second time.
** Weighted relative to Group work done in each year
*** The coverage figures mean the coverage of each indicator in relation to Group work done.

 

HOCHTIEF’s reputation values (%)

The figures shown here indicate the sum total of HOCHTIEF’s reputation ratings (excellent, very good, and good). An additional 9% rated our reputation as average, 3% as poor, while 1% responded “don’t know”.

2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Group 87 83 87 88

* The figures shown here indicate the sum total of HOCHTIEF’s reputation ratings (excellent, very good, and good).
** 88% of people surveyed by market research institute YouGov in Germany in the reporting year rated HOCHTIEF’s reputation as excellent/very good/good. An additional 10% rated our reputation as average, 2% as poor.

Environment

Definition "Coverage"

Coverage includes at least CIMIC, Turner, Flatiron, and HOCHTIEF Infrastructure. The coverage figure may therefore exclude smaller companies.

 

Waste volume by type within the HOCHTIEF Group (t)

2017 2018 2019 2020
Waste volume total 9,158,724* 14,617,195* 9,995,339* 10,089,581
Thereof: hazardous 123,481 113,632* 93,859 294,820
Thereof: non-hazardous 9,035,243* 14,503,563* 9,901,480* 9,794,761
Group Coverage 95% 95% 95% 100%

* Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at CIMIC in 2020 and therefore unaudited.

 

Waste volume by disposal method within the HOCHTIEF Group (t)

2017 2018 2019 2020
Waste volume total 9,158,724* 14,617,195* 9,995,339* 10,089,581
Thereof: recycled/reused 8,213,771* 13,627,331* 7.869.948 9,112,823
Thereof: landfilled/disposed 944,953* 989,864* 2,125,391* 976,758
Recycling rate** 89.7 %*** 93.2 %*** 78.7 %*** 90.3 %
Group Coverage 95 % 95 % 95 % 100 %

* Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at CIMIC in 2020 and therefore unaudited.
** incl. reuse
*** Prior-year figures restated due to change in calculation method

 

Main energy consumption within the HOCHTIEF Group

Gasoline (MWh) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 14,058 116,36 99,768 95,931
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific** 6,220*** 8,610*** 7,280*** 6,590
HOCHTIEF Europe 13,186 10,532 11,689**** 17,900
HOCHTIEF Group 33,464*** 135,502*** 118,737***** 120,421
Group Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100%
Diesel (MWh) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 637 551,229 524,468 225,591
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 8,569,370*** 10,627,420*** 10,411,100*** 9,443,460
HOCHTIEF Europe 160,663 85,889 69,276**** 78,382
HOCHTIEF Group 8,730,670*** 11,264,538*** 11,004,844***** 9,747,433
Group Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100%
LPG****** (MWh) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 184 298 15,203
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 4,190*** 6,020*** 4,970*** 2,660
HOCHTIEF Europe 0
HOCHTIEF Group 4,190*** 6,204*** 5,268*** 17,863
Group Coverage 95% 95% 95% 94%
Electricity (MWh) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas* 9,906 9,423 11,991 17,558
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 153,840***** 153,050***** 141,140***** 85,980
HOCHTIEF Europe**** 342,384 174,979****** 207,991 213,903
HOCHTIEF Group 506,130 337,452******* 361,122***** 317,441
Group Coverage 95% 95% 95% 94%

* Calculations based on mean prices. The figures include only part of the energy consumption of Group companies Turner and Clark Builders.
** Including bio-gasoline (2020: 720 MWh) and biodiesel (2020: 2,890 MWh)
*** Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at CIMIC in 2020 and therefore unaudited.
**** Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at HOCHTIEF Infrastructure in 2020 and therefore unaudited.
***** Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at CIMIC and HOCHTIEF Infrastructure in 2020 and therefore unaudited.
****** Liquid petroleum gas. Additional consumption of Liquid natural gas (LNG) in 2020 (CIMIC): 2,300 MWh
******* Including district heating (2020: 445 MWh) and district cooling (2020: 270 MWh).
******** 2018 onwards including green electricity (2020: 5,570 MWh).
********* Including district heating (2020: 5,958 MWh)."

 

 

Main materials used within the HOCHTIEF Group*

Asphalt (t) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 749,019 684,841 492,202
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 345,240** 362,730** 1,035,970** 1,151,150
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company)
HOCHTIEF Group 345,240** 1,111,749** 1,720,811** 1,643,352
Group Coverage 41% 45% 48% 42%
Concrete (m³) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 1,035,900 1,535,384 1,594,670 1,085,508
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 1,430,050** 1,569,529** 2,321,038** 336,089
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 699,108 538,063 605,301 702,593
HOCHTIEF Group 3,165,0528** 3,642,976** 4,521,009** 2,124,190
Group Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100%
Wood (m³) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 1,168,859 3,725,928 2,130,450 1,092,530
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 22,187** 34,533 11,867 44,700
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 12,424 12,657 11,944 7,680
HOCHTIEF Group 1,203,470** 3,773,118 2,154,261 1,144,910
Group Coverage 95% 100% 100% 100%
Steel (t) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 138,061 354,666 270,369 140,462
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 195,990** 139,420** 137,450** 106,270
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 129,219 98,960 35,570 205,645
HOCHTIEF Group 463,270** 593,046** 443,389** 452,377
Group Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100%
Cement (t) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Group 725,867.11***
Group Coverage 65%
Aggregates**** (m³) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Group 1,489,677.15*
Group Coverage 65%

* Calculations based on mean prices. The methodology was improved in the reporting year, which limits data comparability with the prior year. Statistics were collected for the first time in the reporting year on the use of glass in individual units: 827 t
** Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at CIMIC in 2020 and therefore unaudited.
*** calculated based on assumptions
**** including sand and stone

 

Business travel within the HOCHTIEF Group

Train (km) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas* 2,000,000 2,050,114 1,708,196 2,820,642
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific**
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 3,452,502 5,516,151 5,059,768 1,748,048
HOCHTIEF Group 5,452,502 7,566,265 6,767,964 4,568,690
Group Coverage 47% 49% 53% 57%
Plane (km) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 65,666,774 73,295,253**** 72,059,721 60,039,733
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 68,143,837 99,745,359 96,187,164 28,759,456
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 9,629,003 8,615,639 8,478,692 3,266,019
HOCHTIEF Group 143,439,614 181,656,251**** 176,725,577 92,065,208
Group Coverage 96% 97% 97% 98%
Rental car (km) 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 2,300,000 3,756,042 3,797,097 3,275,253
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 5,218,873 6,202,514 6,167,551 6,102,073
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 523,986 746,982 511,575 344,404
HOCHTIEF Group 8,042,859 10,705,538 10,476,223 9,721,730
Group Coverage 92% 92% 97% 98%

* Data based on estimates.
** Data is not collected for this mode of transport as it is seldom used for business travel.
*** Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at Turner in 2020 and therefore unaudited.

 

Air travel: Short, medium, and long-haul flights in 2018 by HOCHTIEF division (million km)

Flights < 500 km 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 1.5 2.2 2.5 0.6
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 1.7 2.9 3.1 1.0
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1
HOCHTIEF Group 3.4 5.2 5.7 1.7
Flights 500 km to 1,600 km 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 15.0 24.0 24.8 9.9
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 49.8 46.5 40.1 23.9
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 3.4 3.2 3.1 1.1
HOCHTIEF Group 68.2 73.7 68.1 34.9
Flights > 1,600 km 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 49.1 47.0 44.7 49.5
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 16.6 50.4 53.0 3.9
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 6.1 5.3 5.2 2.0
HOCHTIEF Group 71.8 102.7 102.9 55.5

 

Greenhouse gas emissions* within the HOCHTIEF Group (t/CO2)

Scope 1 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 3,692 176,611 165,327 87,811
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 2,236,300** 2,689,060** 2,634,340** 2,391,160
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 46,278 25,611 21,456*** 25,446
HOCHTIEF Group 2,286,265** 2,891,282** 2,821,123** 2,504,417
Group Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100%
Scope 2***** 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 3,997****** 3,619****** 4.515****** 6,788
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 127.510 ****** 125.570****** 121.860****** 60,660
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 191,964 82,884 96,299 95,144
HOCHTIEF Group 323,471****** 212,073****** 222,674****** 162,592
Group Coverage 95% 95% 95% 94 %
Scope 3 2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Americas 835,092 1,714,011 1,167,556 475,189
HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific 1,653,300** 1,016,260** 1,142,830** 800,590
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 453,300 350,138 278,263 567,742
HOCHTIEF Group 2,941,692** 3,080,409** 2,588,649** 1,843,521
Group Coverage 84% 85% 86% 87%

* Includes all companies under operational control (excluding construction joint ventures). Sources for carbon conversion factors: GHG Protocol, DEFRA and Germany’s Federal Environmental Agency as well as the Australian framework National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER). The 2020 figures were calcu-lated on the basis of updated emission factors. The HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific figures are calculated based on own, specific emissions factors. The figures include only part of the Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions of Group companies Turner and Clark Builders.
** Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at CIMIC in 2020 and therefore unaudited
*** Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at HOCHTIEF Infrastructure in 2020 and therefore unaudited.
**** Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at CIMIC and HOCHTIEF Infrastructure in 2020 and therefore unaudited.
***** Normally, calculated on basis of local emission factors.
****** Figures restated due to a retrospective quality audit at CIMIC and Turner in 2020 and therefore unaudited.

 

Scope 3 composition (figures in percent)

2017 2018 2019 2020
Waste 0.84 2.21 0.78 1.44
Asphalt 0.63 2.71 2.62 4.59
Concrete 53.14 36.86 52.03 27.16
Business travel 1.5 1.08 1.58 1.56
Wood 11.37 24.9 16.99 16.56
Steel 32.52 32.24 26.00 48.64
Glass - - - 0.05

 

Water withdrawal* and reuse within the HOCHTIEF Group (m3

2017 2018 2019 2020
Water withdrawal 7,686,255 8,472,111 17,530,454 19,024,513
Fresh surface water 3,019,520 3,620,820 11,868,960 12,421,890
Ground water—renewable 1,470,810 1,358,520 2,502,420 1,029,010
Ground water—non-renewable 101,940 761,000 215,080 316,704
Brackish surface water/sea water 220,290
Produced water 240
Sourced from third-party providers (grid, municipal supply) 2,860,215 2,511,241 2,943,994 5,256,909
Rainwater 233,770
         
Water discharge (m³) 697,896 9,212,276 11,747,715 7,450,083
Fresh surface water 264,130 7,803,390 11,513,610 7,162,120
Ground water—renewable 525,720 1,300
Ground water—non-renewable
Brackish surface water/sea water 110,670 642,190
Sourced from third-party providers (grid, municipal supply) 323,096 240,976 232,805 287,963
         
Water consumption 6,988,359 –740,165** 5,782,739 11,574,430
Group Coverage 52% 95% 95% 100%

 

* Figures for HOCHTIEF Infrastructure and certain HOCHTIEF Americas companies based on invoicing amounts. Water reporting was restructured in the reporting year and restated for prior years, therefore unaudited for 2017-2019.
** The negative figure in 2018 is due to pit dewatering activities at CIMIC on a mining project in Indonesia, where significant quantities of water were discharged.

 

Recycled/reused water* (in m3)

  2017 2018 2019 2020
Consumption of recycled fresh surface water (m³) 4,044,130 9,200,150 108,174 241,700
Consumption of reused fresh surface water (m³) 152,010 4,189,000 3,325,000
Brackish surface water/sea water recycled/reused (m³) 330,215
Recycled/reused water (m3) 4,196,140 9,200,150 4,297,174 3,896,915
Group Coverage 45 % 43 % 39 % 35 %

* Water reporting was restructured in the reporting year and restated for prior years, therefore unaudited for 2017-2019. Unlike in prior years, we will distinguish between recycled and reused fresh water from 2020 onward.

 

Number of environmental damage incidents within the HOCHTIEF Group*

2017 2018 2019 2020
Category 1 0 0 1 0
Category 2 12 14 30 18

* Minor instances of environmental damage and low-severity Category 3 incidents are dealt with under the auspices of the relevant company and are not reported Group-wide. The figures in the table also include incidents for which only a warning was issued.

 

Proportion of units in the HOCHTIEF Group certified in accordance with environmental management systems, relative to number of employees (%)

2017 2018 2019 2020
HOCHTIEF Group 77.3 75.3 72.8 69.9

Bridges to Prosperity

Number of people who benefit from B2P bridges constructed by HOCHTIEF*

  2017 2018 2019 2020**
HOCHTIEF Americas 2,736 1,650 0 0
HOCHTIEF Europe (incl. holding company) 5,000*** 2,000 1,000*** 0
HOCHTIEF Group 7,736 3,650 1,000 0

* The figures are based on information provided by B2P and have been adopted by HOCHTIEF.
** Construction work on the bridge—from which 4,000 people are estimated to benefit and which was planned for 2020—was delayed due to the pan-demic and is now expected to be completed in the first half of 2021.
*** Including HOCHTIEF Asia Pacific