As per EU Directive 2014/95/EU on the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information (NFR Directive) and its implementation in accordance with the Austrian Sustainability and Diversity Improvement Act 2017 (Nachhaltigkeits- und Diversitätsverbesserungsgesetz; NaDiVeG), this document is the second separate report on non-financial information (Non-Financial Report) publishing the required information about the Energie AG Group. This publication is the consolidated non-financial report for Energie AG Oberösterreich (Energie AG) in accordance with § 267(a) of the Austrian Commercial Code (Unternehmensgesetzbuch; UGB).

This report will be published on an annual basis. The legal requirements pertaining to the Non-Financial Report were formulated with external assistance based on international frameworks. In addition to this Non-Financial Report, Energie AG provides information about its corporate responsibility in an annual Group management report, in a semi-annual report and on its company website.

Spokesman and Head of Group Communications Michael Frostel (MSc) is available to answer any questions regarding this report.

This Non-Financial Report contains sections on our business, the environment, social issues, employees, and compliance and anti-corruption (including respect for human rights). Information about topics of lesser relevance has not been provided.

This Non-Financial report will present information about Energie AG’s activities, the activities of our consolidated Group companies and the activities of the associated companies (in proportion to the Group’s shareholding interest). Key figures are also presented, with any discrepancies noted separately.

Energie AG attaches great importance to treating men and women equally. Any gender-specific terms used in this report should be understood as referring to both genders, unless explicitly stated.

This report was created with the utmost care and attention and was examined in the Energie AG Group audit directly commissioned by the Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board will report on this after fiscal year end on the next annual general meeting.