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 third 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 (UGB).

This report is published on an annual basis together with the Group Annual Report. The legal requirements pertaining to the Non-Financial Report were taken into account 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 presents information about Energie AG’s activities, the activities of the consolidated Group companies and the activities of the associated companies. It is broken down into the sections Economy, Environment, Social affairs, Employees and Compliance (with the latter including human rights and the fight against corruption). Disclosures about topics of lesser relevance have not been provided. 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.