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Following  the  successful  adaptation  of  personnel
                                                         development  priorities  in  keeping  with  the  company’s
                                                         strategic  alignment,  new  digital  formats  of  learning,  in
                                                         addition to other existing solutions, have been in place in
                                                         the Group. In-house developments in e-learning have been
                                                         applied,  on  the  one  hand,  to  offer  new  employees  the
                                                         opportunity  to  familiarise  themselves  with  the  strategic
                                                         alignment of the company and, on the other, to support
                                                          employees in learning independent of time and location. To
                                                         avoid having to send employees from all regions of Austria
           The number of women in technically orientated companies   to the headquarters for comprehensive training, a digital
           is  traditionally  low.  In  2018,  the  female  representation   conference solution in the training division offers savings in
           quota  in  the  Group  was  around  19%.  As  part  of  the   travel costs and travel time.
           programme for the promotion of women, management is
                                                            GRI 404-2
           encouraged  to  nominate  more  women  with  equal
           qualifications for the talent pool. KELAG’s objective is also   As a development programme measure for the upper level
           to inspire more women to pursue a technical profession, in   of  management,  the  “KELAG  leadership  programme”
           particular  a  technical  apprenticeship.  The  percentage  of   supports  the  implementation  of  the  KELAG  strategy  and
           employees in  the  Group  who  are  not  Austrian  is  around   culture. In 2018, the development measure was expanded
           5.0%, 49 of whom are employed at associates abroad.   to include the next level of management as part of a group-
              GRI 103-1, 103-2, 405-1                    wide team leader programme. In addition to networking
                                                         and handling specific tasks in working groups from across
                                                         the Group, training on leadership skills was also covered.
                                                         With  both  programmes,  participants  have  been  able  to
                                                         increase  their  own  accountability  and  power  to  act,
                                                         network  the  business  divisions  of  the  company  more
                                                         extensively as well as place the focus more deliberately on
                                                         the customer.
                                                            GRI 103-1, 103-2, 404-2

           The  criteria  for  employee  selection,  training  and
           development relate exclusively to the work involved. There
           is no gender pay gap between women and men. Emphasis
           is also placed on non-discrimination and equal opportunity
           with regard to religious denomination. Compliance officers
           in  the  company  are  the  points  of  contact  for  acts  of

           discrimination and other breaches of the code of conduct.
              GRI 103-1, 103-2, 403-1, 405-2, 406-1      Employees are provided with the best possible support and
                                                         further training within the Group through comprehensive,
                                                         needs-based  and  targeted  measures  for  further
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