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Global Reporting Initiative

Strategy and Analysis
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-1 Chairman and CEO statement CEO's Message
G4-2 Section 1 – Key impacts, risks, and opportunities 10-K, Item 1. Business
10-K, Item 1A. Risk Factors
G4-2 Section 2 – Impact of sustainability trends, risks, and opportunities regarding financial performance Not Available
Organizational Profile
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-3 Company Name Core Laboratories
G4-4 Primary brands, products, and/or services About Core Lab
G4-5 Location of Company Headquarters Amsterdam, Netherlands
G4-6 Number of Countries and significant countries in which we operate About Core Lab
G4-7 Nature of Ownership and Legal Form 10-K, Item 1. Business
G4-8 Markets served 10-K, Item 1. Business
G4-9 Scale of the Organization 10-K, Item 1. Business
10-K, Item 6. Selected Financial Data
G4-10 Workforce Our Global Workforce
G4-11 Total number and rate of employee turnover Our Global Workforce
G4-12 Supply Chain Not Available
G4-13 Significant Changes to the Organization No significant Changes in 2013
G4-14 Precautionary Principle Environmental Focus
G4-15 External economic, environmental, social charters, or initiatives Corporate Citizenship
G4-16 Memberships of Association Corporate Citizenship
Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-17 All legal entities in consolidated financial statements 10-K, Exhibit 21.1
G4-18 Aspect Boundaries and Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content Not Available
G4-19, G4-20, G4-21, G4-22, G4-23 Material Aspects, report restatements or significant report changes Not Available
Report Profile
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-28 Reporting Period 2013
G4-29 Date of Previous Report Not Available
G4-30 Reporting Cycle Not Applicable
Governance
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-34 Governance structure of the organization, including board of directors (Board) committees Corporate Governance
G4-35 Process of delegating authority Corporate Governance
G4-36 Executive level positons Management Team
G4-37 Process for Consultation Annual Proxy
G4-38 Composition of highest governance body and its committee Board of Supervisory Directors
G4-39 Indication of whether chairman of the board is also an executive officer Management Team
G4-40, G4-41 Nomination and selection process, reporting conflicts of interest Corporate Governance;
Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee Charter
G4-42 Highest governance body's and senior executive's roles Board of Supervisory Directors
G4-43 Measures taken to to develop and enhance the Board of Director's collective knowledge of economic, environmental and social topics Not Available
G4-44 Process of Board of Directors Evaluation and actions taken in response to evaluation Audit Committee Charter
G4-45 Board of Director's role in identification of risks and use of consultation from stakeholders Corporate Governance
G4-46 Board of Directors role in reviewing the Company's risk management processes Board of Supervisory Directors
G4-47 Frequency of Board of Directors review Annual Proxy
G4-48 Highest committee or position that formally reviews and approves the sustainibility report Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee Charter
G4-49, G4-50 Process for communicating, nature, and total number of critical concerns to the highest governance body (Board of Directors). Annual Proxy
G4-51, G4-52, G4-52, G4-54, G4-55
  • Remuneration policies for highest governance body and senior executives
  • Stakeholders’ views are sought and taken into account regarding remuneration
  • Ratio of the annual total compensation for the organization’s highest-paid individuals
  • Ratio of percentage increase in annual total compensation for the organization’s highest-paid individual
Ethics and Integrity
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-56, G4-57, G4-58
  • Describe the organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics.
  • Report the internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as helplines or advice lines.
  • Report the internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as escalation through line management, whistleblowing mechanisms or hotlines.
Core Values and Business Ethics
Economic Performance
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed community investment Annual Financial Report Worldwide Contributions
G4-EC2 Climate change financial implications, risks, and opportunities Not Available
G4-EC3 Defined benefit plan obligations Core's Total Compensation Approach
G4-EC4 Financial Assistance Received from Government Not Applicable
Environmental
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-EN1 Materials used by weight or volume Not Available
G4-EN2 Percentage of recycled input materials used to manufacture the organization’s primary products and services Not Available
G4-EN3 Energy Consumption within the Company Environmental Focus
G4-EN4 Energy Consumed outside the organization Not Available
G4-EN5 Energy intensity ratio Not Available
G4-EN6 Reduction of Energy Consumption Environmental Focus
G4-EN7 through G4-EN28
  • Reductions in the energy requirements of sold products and services
  • Water
  • Biodiversity
  • Emissions
  • Effluents and Waste
  • Products and Services
Not Available
G4-EN29 Significant fines and non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations The Company is not aware of or identified any significant fines or non-monetary sanctions related to non-compliance with environmental laws or regulations.
G4-EN30 Significant environmental impacts of transporting goods and services Not Available
G4-EN31 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments Environmental Focus
Climate Change
G4-EN31, G4-EN32 Supplier environmental assessment Not Available
G4-EN34 Grievances about environmental impacts The Company is not aware of any environmental grievances filed against the company.
Labor Practices and Decent Work
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-LA1 Total number and rate of employee turnover Our Global Workforce
G4-LA2 Benefits provided to full-time employees Core's Total Compensation Approach
G4-LA3, G4-LA4
  • Return to work and retention rates after parental leave
  • Labor/Management Relations
Core's Labor Relations and Management Expectations
Freedom of Association and Right To Collective Bargaining
G4-LA5 through G4-LA8 Occupational Health and Safety Safety in our Company
Safety Performance
G4-LA9 through G4-LA10 Training and education Training and Development Policy
G4-LA11 Employee performance reviews and career development 100% of our employees receive annual performance reviews which includes career development.
G4-LA12
  • Percentage of individuals within the organization’s governance bodies by diversity category
  • Percentage of employees per employee diversity category
Board of Supervisory Directors
Our Global Workforce
G4-LA13, G4-LA14, G4-LA15
  • Ratio of the basic salary and remuneration of women to men for each employee category, by significant locations of operation.
  • Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria
  • Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labor practices in the supply chain and actions taken
Not Available
G4-LA16 Grievances about labor practices filed through formal grievance mechanisms during the reporting The Company is not aware of any formal labor practice grievances filed against the company.
Human Rights
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-HR1 Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements that include human rights clauses Not Available
G4-HR2 Hours in the reporting period devoted to training on human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations. Our Global Workforce
G4-HR3 Total number of incidents of discrimination during the reporting period The Company is not aware of any formal incidents of discrimination.
G4-HR4, G4-HR5, G4-HR6
  • Operations and suppliers in which employee rights to exercise freedom of association or collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk
  • Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor
  • Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor
None Identified.
G4-HR7 Percentage of security personnel who have received formal training in the organization’s human rights policies or specific procedures and their application to security. Not Available
G4-HR8 Total number of identified incidents of violations involving the rights of indigenous peoples during the reporting. The Company is not aware of any violation involving rights of indigenous peoples.
G4-HR9 Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or human rights impact assessments, by country. Not Available
G4-HR10
  • Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria
  • Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
  • Number of grievances about human rights impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms
The company does not screen its suppliers for aspects related to human rights, however we are unaware of any human rights issues with any of our significant suppliers. Additionally, the company is unaware of any grievances filed against the Company related to human rights
Society
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-SO1, G4-SO2
  • Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs
  • Operations with significant actual or potential negative impacts on local communities
Core Laboratories supports local communities all over the world through our contributions of resources and the involvement of our employees, particularly when we can leverage of technical capabilities to provide a higher level outcome for those that we are supporting. We prefer to support efforts aimed at improving education in science, technology and business. It’s our way of giving back to the community which we feel is very important in order to improve career and social opportunities for young adults around the globe. Although we have approximately 5,000 employees across the globe, our operations are widely spread over 70 offices and more than 50 countries. As such, we do not have a large presence in any one community. We do support employees participating in social community programs such as Junior Achievement (in the United States), or Jet-Net – Youth and Technology Network Netherlands, or other similar programs in other countries.

Given that we employee locally, including trained technical personnel from the local community, to work in our local offices, we are not aware of any significant or noticeable negative impacts on the social or economic development in the communities in which we operate. On the contrary, our local support of the local communities through employment practices and social and economic development would be viewed as having positive impacts upon the communities in which we operate. We operate in 50 countries and in most instances hire our employees from the local communities. We operate in an environmental friendly manner and adhere to all local environmental regulations and best practices.
G4-SO3, G4-SO4
  • Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption
  • Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures
100%
G4-SO5 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken The Company is unaware of any significant incidents of corruption.
G4-SO6 Total value of political contributions by country and recipient/beneficiary The Company does not make any political contributions.
G4-SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes The Company is not aware of any legal actions brought against it for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices.
G4-SO8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations The Company is not aware of any significant fines or any non-monetary sanctions brought against it for non-compliance with laws and regulations.
G4-SO9, G4-S10
  • Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society
  • Significant actual and potential negative impacts on society in the supply chain and actions taken
Not Available
G4-S11 Number of grievances about impacts on society filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms The Company is not aware of any grievances brought against it related to impacts on society.
Product Responsibility
Section # Disclosures Links/Information
G4-PR1, G4-PR2
  • Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement
  • Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services during their life cycle, by type of outcomes
Safety in Our Company
Safety Performance
G4-PR3, G4-PR4, G4-PR5
  • Type of product and service information required by the organization’s procedures for product and service information and labeling, and percentage of significant product and service categories subject to such information requirements
  • Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes
  • Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction
Not Available
G4-PR6, G4-PR7
  • Sale of banned or disputed products
  • Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, by type of outcomes
The Company is unaware that any of its services or products have been banned in any country in which it operates, nor are we aware of any incidents of non-compliance with regulations.
G4-PR8 Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data The Company is unaware of any substantiated complaints related to breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data.
G4-PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services The Company has not paid any fines relating to non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of our products and services.