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Reporting based on Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) Standard Core guidelines.

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General information
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102-1Organisation name Stockholm Royal Seaport, Major Projects, Stockholm City Development Administration
102-2Activity, brand names, products, and services Bakground
How we work
102-3Head office location Fleminggatan 4, 104 20 Stockholm
102-4Countries where the organisation is active Sweden
102-5Ownership structure and type of organisationHow we work, GRI-indexThe City of Stockholm owns land in Stockholm Royal Seaport and is a politically governed
organisation. The Stockholm City Council sets targets for the city’s activities and councillors are appointed through public election. The City Development Administration is appointed by the City of Stockholm that, among other things, manages the development of Stockholm Royal Seaport. Development is financed through the sale and lease of land. The City Development Administration is a procurement organisation that primarily acquires services under Swedish law relating to public procurement.
102-6Markets where the organisation is active Bakground, How we workSee above
102-7Scale of the organisationWhat we have achievedTo date, approximately 3,000 homes, a school, eight pre-schools, and space for amenities have been built. By 2030, the area will have at least 12,000 new homes and 35,000 working spaces. Planning for new sites with homes, offices, and retail space is underway in approximately 10 phases with around 30 developers. To date, 48 developers have been allocated land. Eight projects with preliminary soil remediation, construction of quays, streets and parks is ongoing. Income and costs for 2019. See also 102-8.
102-8Information on employees and others workers GRI indexWork is conducted on a project basis, which means that City of Stockholm service personnel and consultants –
a total of 100 people – work together on the project. Sixteen people are full-time employees and the gender ratio is 50%. Of consultants, 48% are women and 52% men; information on type of employment is unavailable. In 2018, there were a total of 93 employees, of which 14 were full-time employees with a gender ratio of 50%. Of consultants, 49% were women and 51% men. Statistics have been compiled from the project's organisational plan.
102-9Supply chainHow we work, The value chain, GRI IndexThe City Development Administration sets environmental and social requirements throughout the supply chain. Just under SEK 160 million was spent on consultancy fees and spending on contractors amounted to SEK 188 million. Reported procurements are those carried out during the year, although procurement processes often last longer than one year.
102-10Material changes to organisation and supply chainGRI indexThree projects were procured in 2019. Due to low economic activity and ongoing investigations due to national interest, progress slowed during the year.
102-11 Precautionary principleResource Efficiency and Climate Responsibility
3.8 Sustainable selection of building materials
Material selection and good indoor climate 
All materials used in Stockholm Royal Seaport are checked for chemical contents and against ethical guidelines according to the precautionary principle.
102-12External sustainability initiatives that the organisation supports/participates in GRI indexThrough the City of Stockholm, Stockholm Royal Seaport is a member of Byggvarubedömningen, which assesses construction materials according to UN principles for companies and human rights. The City of Stockholm’s procurement and purchasing programmes are aligned with the ILO’s fundamental conventions on human rights in the workplace and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The City of Stockholm’s guidelines on bribery and entertainment are based on the IMM’s business code.
102-13Membership of organisations GRI indexC40, Byggvarubedömningen (BVB), SGBC, among others
102-14Statements from senior executivesComments from the head of development
Ethics and integrity
102-16Values, principles, and ethical guidelinesHow we work see also GRI 102-12.Work on our values in 2017 resulted in the following employee vision statement: “Together we grow with dedication and responsibility.”
102-18Governance structure How we work, see also GRI 102-5The City of Stockholm’s employee organisation includes 14 administrations with responsibility for the majority of municipal services, 14 union administrations, and 18 companies, (including two associated companies). Group management of council companies is the responsibility of the City Executive Office. The City Council and the City Executive Board form the city's central political leadership. Elected representatives on the development board decide how the city uses the city's land. The City Development Administration then implements the board’s decisions.
Stakeholder dialogue
102-40List of stakeholder groupsHow we work, Stakeholder dialogue
102-41Collective agreements GRI Index100% of City of Stockholm employees have collective agreements.
102-42Identification and selection of stakeholdersHow we work, Material and Stakeholder Analysis, GRI-indexIn 2018, a stakeholder analysis was conducted with the help of a survey. Subsequently, a materiality analysis was carried out to identify the most significant issues. A priority was made to review the four most important issues in depth, these were: energy and environmental impact, transport, waste management, and R&D. In 2019, a resident survey and review of the City Development Administration business plan were also carried out. This resulted in the addition of another priority issue: security.
102-43Methods of stakeholder dialogue How we work, Material and Stakeholder AnalysisSee 102-42.
102-44Key issues raised How we work
Reporting practices
102-45Entities included in financial reportingGRI indexStockholm Royal Seaport is a project of the City of Stockholm’s City Development Administration. Stockholm Royal Seaport has no specific financial reporting requirement (N/A). See the City of Stockholm’s 2019 annual report.
102-46Definition of reporting contents and demarcation How we work
102-47List of key issues How we work
102-48Information changes GRI indexChanges to key figures for household waste, (kg per person), climate emissions from energy use, (kg CO2e per person). Definition of what constitutes a park was changed to align with Friyteguiden*.
102-49Reporting changesGRI indexNo significant changes.
102-50Reporting periodGRI index2019
102-51Date for publication of latest reportGRI index27/5/2019
102-52Reporting cycleGRI indexAnnual
102-53Contact person for reporting GRI indexChristina Salmhofer, Sustainability Strategist, Stockholm Royal Seaport
102-54Reporting in line with GRI standardsGRI indexSustainability reporting refers to GRI standards, Core level.
102-55GRI indexGRI index
102-56External reviewGRI indexNo external review was conducted.
Sustainability governance
103-1Explanation of key issues and their definitionsHow we work, Material and stakeholder analysisSelection of key issues determined by results of stakeholder and materiality. See also 102-42.
103-2Sustainability governance and its constituent parts How we workAssignments from the City Council are based on the City of Stockholm’s Vision 2040, the overall plan, the city's environmental programme and more. The vision and goals for Stockholm Royal Seaport are described in the Sustainable Urban Development Programme NDS 2017 document. Routines and tools have been developed to implement these to achieve continuous improvement. Complaints are received via social media, email, and by phone. In 2019, 116 complaints were received, with the majority relating to disruptions caused by construction work. Reported complaints include those received through the Communications Administration.
103-3Evaluation of sustainability governanceHow we work
Demands are made on developers and City of Stockholm projects; developers and contractors submit self-declaration reports. Compliance is followed up and reviewed by the City of Stockholm. Results are published under Sustainability Reporting on norradjurgardsstaden2030.se.
Specific standard information
Financial impact
201-4State funding Participation and consultationSEK 18.5M of state funding was requested for innovation projects.
203-2Significant indirect economic effectsHow we workThe City of Stockholm’s land development forms the basis for developers’ investment through land allocations.
Environmental impact
301-2Percentage of recycled materialResource Efficiency and Climate ResponsibilityData refers only to recycled material. Reuse of other types of material is not available (U).
302-2Energy use outside the organisationResource Efficiency and Climate Responsibility
Energy and climate diagram 3.10
The measured energy use for developers’ in Norra 2 in 2019 is 4481 MWh per year, which corresponds to 70 kWh / m² Atemp, year. When BBR was at 90kWh kWh / m² Atemp, per year. Other developers’ measured energy use is not quality certified and thus cannot be compared. Figures are not comparable between years. (U) Developers conduct energy calculations according to ISO EN 13790 or with a validated dynamic calculation programme, (for example IDA, VIP +).
304-1Facilities owned, leased, or managed in or next to protected areas and areas of high biodiversity outside protected areas Bakground, How we work, Let nature do the workThe Royal National City Park is of national interest and has significant ecological value with rich plant and animal life including many endangered species. Stockholm Royal Seaports northern areas are part of a green structure that is a dissemination network for oak-native species and amphibians.
305-2Indirect emissions of greenhouse gases (Scope 2)Resource efficiency and climate responsibility
Energy and climate diagram 3.17
Carbon dioxide emissions reported in Norra 2 in 2019 were 1,640 tonnes of CO2e, which corresponds to 248kg per person. Carbon dioxide calculation is made according to the building industry's climate calculation tool from IVL. Reported carbon dioxide emissions are based on measured energy use from developers reported during the year. Other developers’ measured energy use is not quality assured and thus cannot be compared. Figures are not comparable between years. (U).
306-4Weight of transported, treated waste classed as hazardous GRI index, Energy and climate public spaces428 tonnes hazardous waste was excavated, which corresponds to 1% of the total excavated amount. Reported values only relate to amounts classified as hazardous waste. Data on other hazardous waste is not available (U).
308-1Percentage of new suppliers that have been reviewed against environmental requirementsGRI index, see also 102-9100% of new suppliers were reviewed.
Social impact
401-1Total number of employees who have terminated their employment, staff turnover by age, gender, and regionGRI indexStaff turnover was 0% as no employees left in 2019. During the year, three people – two women and one man – were employed. In 2018, staff turnover was 30.7%. Four people – two women and two men – were em-ployed and five left, (two women and three men).
405-2Salary differences and remuneration between men and women GRI indexThe average salary for men is 9% higher than the average salary for women. In 2018, the average salary was 5% higher for men.
413-1Local community engagement, impact assessments and development programmesVibrant city, Participation and Consultation100%. Consultations and EIA/MKB are conducted at all stages. In later stages, SKB or SKA have been conducted. A consultation and two EIAs were conducted during the year.
414-1Percentage of new suppliers that have been reviewed against social requirementsResource Efficiency and Climate ResponsibilityFor all procurements, requirements are made in terms of a code of conduct that, amongst other things, includes the UN Deceleration on Human Rights, principles on employee rights, UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and the UN Convention against Corruption.
Internal issueSafetyVibrant city

1  Friyteguiden The Free Space Guide (October 2019) is a guide for evaluating access to public spaces and a tool for meeting the “Greener Stockholm” guidelines.