GRI

GRI G4 CONTENT INDEX

General Standard Disclosures

General Standard Disclosure Location/Response UNGC Principle Description
Strategy and Analysis
G4-1 CEO Letter CEO Letter reinforces Clorox's commitment to the UN Global Compact Ten Principles CEO statement on sustainability
ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE
G4-3 The Clorox Company Name of organization
G4-4 2016 Scorecard, Form 10-K:
Item: Overview of Business pages 1-2
Primary brands, products and services
G4-5 2016 Scorecard Location of organization's headquarters
G4-6 2016 Scorecard Number of countries where the organization operates, and countries with major operations or relevant to sustainability issues.
G4-7 Form 10-K Cover Nature of ownership and legal form
G4-8 2016 Scorecard Markets served
G4-9 2016 Scorecard Scale of reporting organization
G4-10 2016 Scorecard, Who We Are: Diversity & Inclusion Employees by employment contract and gender
G4-11 U.S.: 2%, International: 21%,
Total Company: 8%
Principle 3 Percentage of employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
G4-12 Clorox's supply chain reflects the company as a formulator (not a chemical company) with a broad portfolio of products. Raw material inputs are quite varied.

The Clorox Company Business Partner Code of Conduct includes our expectations of suppliers on business ethics, human rights, labor and environmental compliance and sustainability.
UNGC Ten Principles Description of supply chain
G4-13 There are no significant changes to size, structure and ownership during the reporting period. Significant changes to size, structure, or ownership
G4-14 Brands: What We’re Made Of Principle 7 Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed
G4-15 CDP, UNGC – See CEO Letter, IIRC, AIM Progress. UNGC Ten Principles Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or initiatives the organization subscribes or endorses.
G4-16 Stakeholder Engagement UNGC Principles 7-9 (See Responsible Sourcing Information) Association memberships
Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries
G4-17 Form 10-K, pages 1 – 3 Entities included in consolidated financial statements and if any are not in report
G4-18 About this Report Process to define report content and aspect boundaries. How implemented Defining Report Content principles
G4-19 Materiality Overview UNGC Ten Principles Material aspects
G4-20 Materiality Overview Material aspects within the organization
G4-21 Materiality Overview Material aspects outside the organization
G4-22 No restatements occurred Effect of restatements
G4-23 About this Report Significant changes from previous reporting period
STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT
G4-24 Materiality Overview, Stakeholder Engagement Stakeholder groups engaged by the organization
G4-25 Stakeholder Engagement How stakeholders are identified and selected
G4-26 Materiality Overview, Stakeholder Engagement Approaches to stakeholder engagment, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group
G4-27 Materiality Overview, Stakeholder Engagement Key concerns raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization responded
REPORT PROFILE
G4-28 About this Report Reporting period
G4-29 About this Report Date of most recent report
G4-30 About this Report Reporting cycle
G4-31 corporate.communications@clorox.com Contact for sustainability report
G4-32 About this Report GRI Content Index
G4-33 About this Report, Report of Independent Registered Accounting Firm Assurance
GOVERNANCE
G4-34 Corporate Governance UNGC Ten Principles Governance structure
G4-35 Corporate Governance,
Corporate Responsibility: Eco Governance
Principles 7-9 Process for delegating authority
G4-36 Corporate Governance Whether organization appointed executive level position(s) with responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics and whether post holders report directly to the highest governance body
G4-37 Stakeholder Engagement Consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on sustainability issues
G4-38 Who We Are: Corporate Governance Details on composition of highest governance body and its committees
G4-39 Corporate Governance Whether Chair of highest governance body is also an executive officer
G4-40 The Clorox Nominating and Governance Committee Charter Nomination and selection processes for highest governance body and its committees
G4-41 Governance Guidelines Principle 10 Process for highest governance body to avoid and manage conflicts of interest
G4-42 Governance Guidelines UNGC Ten Principles Highest governance body's role in setting purpose, values and strategy
G4-43 Governance Guidelines UNGC Ten Principles Process for enhancing highest governance body's competencies on economic, environmental, and social issues
G4-44 Governance Guidelines UNGC Ten Principles Process for evaluating highest governance body's performance on economic, environmental, social topics
G4-45 Governance Guidelines UNGC Ten Principles Highest governance body's role in risk management
G4-46 Governance Guidelines UNGC Ten Principles Highest governance body's role in the identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks and opportunities
G4-47 The Clorox board of directors meets at least quarterly to review key issues/opportunities impacting the company. UNGC Ten Principles Frequency of the highest governance body's review of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks and opportunities
G4-48 Our CEO, CFO and General Counsel approve our integrated report. Highest committee or position that formally reviews and approves the organization's sustainability report
G4-49 Governance Guidelines Process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governance body
G4-50 Clorox board of directors regularly reviews and addresses a variety of key issues/opportunities through quarterly updates, strategy meetings and separate committee meetings. The company does not disclose the total number of concerns. Nature and total number of critical concerns that were communicated to the highest governance body and the mechanism(s) used to address and resolve them
G4-51 2016 Clorox Proxy — See executive compensation, pages 28-29 Remuneration policies for the highest governance body and senior executives
G4-52 2016 Clorox Proxy — See executive compensation, pages 26-39 Process for determining renumeration
G4-53 2016 Clorox Proxy — See executive compensation, pages 26, 27, 37, 38 How stakeholders’ views are sought and taken into account regarding remuneration
G4-54 2016 Clorox Proxy — See executive compensation, pages 40-48 Ratio of annual total compensation for the organization's highest paid individual in each country of significant operations to the median annual total compensation for all employees
G4-55 2016 Clorox Proxy — See executive compensation, pages 40-48 Ratio of percentage increase in annual total compensation for the organization's highest-paid individual in each country of significant operations to the median percentage increase in annual total compensation for all employees (excluding the highest-paid individual) in the same country
ETHICS AND INTEGRITY
G4-56 Clorox Code of Conduct Principle 10 Organization's values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics
G4-57 Clorox Code of Conduct Principle 10 Internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and organizational integrity
G4-58 Mission and Values, Clorox Code of Conduct Mission and Values Internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and organizational integrity

SPECIFIC STANDARD DISCLOSURES

DMA and Indicators Location/Response Omissions UNGC Principle Description
Category: Economic
Material Aspect: Economic Performance
G4-DMA CEO Letter, 2020 Strategy, 2016 Clorox Proxy, Appendix A
G4-EC1 2016 Scorecard Direct economic value generated and distributed
G4-EC2 Corporate Responsibility: Commitments and Progress Principles 7-9 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization's activities due to climate change
G4-EC3 Who We Are: Working at Clorox Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations
Category: Environmental
Material Aspect: Materials
G4-DMA 2020 Strategy, Strategy #4 Principles 7-9
G4-EN2 Strategy #4, Recognitions, Corporate Responsibility: Products & Packaging Currently Unavailable:
Clorox uses a wide variety of natural and recycled products from honey, aloe and cocoa in Burt’s Bees to recycled material in our traditional bleach bottles. However, given the broad nature of our product portfolio and because we do not currently have the infrastructure in place to do so, Clorox does not track direct recycled input into our materials. We are exploring ways to do so for future reports.
Principles 7-9 Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials
Material Aspect: Energy
G4-DMA Corporate Responsibility: Operations Principles 7-9
G4-EN6 2016 Scorecard, Corporate Responsibility: Energy, Corporate Responsibility: Footprint Reduction Summary Reduction of energy consumption
Material Aspect: Water
G4-DMA Corporate Responsibility: Operations Principles 7-9
G4-EN8 Strategy #3, 2016 Scorecard, Corporate Responsibility: Water, Corporate Responsibility: Footprint Reduction Summary. More detailed information about our water use, risk and management is available in our public CDP water report: CDP. Principles 7-9 Total water withdrawal by source
Material Aspect: Emissions
G4-DMA Corporate Responsibility: Commitments and Progress, Corporate Responsibility: Emissions Principles 7-9
G4-EN19 Strategy #4, 2016 Scorecard, Corporate Responsibility: GHG Principles 7-9 Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
Material Aspect: Effluents and Waste
G4-DMA Corporate Responsibility: Waste Principles 7-9
G4-EN23 Strategy #4, 2016 Scorecard, Corporate Responsibility: Waste
Materials Reuse Recycle Compost Energy Recovery Incineration Deep Well Landfill On-Site Storage Other
Facility Tons Tons Tons Tons Tons Tons Tons Tons Tons
  17,765 23,963 467 410 25 7,703


The waste disposal method has been determined based on information provided by the waste disposal contractor. Each site reports its annual reuse, recycling, and disposal tonnages using information obtained from its recycling or waste disposal contractor to our corporate office, where it is reviewed and compiled.
Principles 7-9 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method
Material Aspect: Products and Services
G4-DMA Corporate Responsibility: Products & Packaging Principles 7-9
G4-EN27 Strategy #2, Strategy #4, Corporate Responsibility: Products & Packaging Principles 7-9 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services
Material Aspect: Compliance
G4-DMA Form 10-K, Risk Factors, page 14
G4-EN29 Form 10-K, Risk Factors, page 14 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations
Material Aspect: Supplier Environmental Assessment
G4-DMA Corporate Responsibility: Supplier Scorecard Principles 7-9
G4-EN33 The company assesses the sustainability performance of its top 100 suppliers, which represents 70 percent of total suppliers. 100 percent of new suppliers must adhere to the company's business partner code of conduct, which addresses sustainability expectations.

Corporate Responsibility: Supplier Scorecard
Principles 7-9 Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken
Category: Social
Sub-Category: Labor Practices and Decent Work
Material Aspect: Employment
G4-DMA Who We Are: Our People
G4-LA2 Who We Are: Working at Clorox. Our corporate website provides an overview of our benefits for U.S. employees, which are also available to part-time U.S. employees who work more than 20 hours. Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant locations of operation
Material Aspect: Occupational Health and Safety
G4-DMA CEO Letter, 2016 Scorecard, Who We Are: Workplace Safety
G4-LA6 Strategy #1, Who We Are: Workplace Safety, Workplace Safety Blog

We track the RIR & LTIR* (lost time incident rate) for Clorox employees plus supervised workers. LTIR is reported out internally on a monthly basis. We follow OSHA 1904 Rules for defining injuries as “reportable” and labor hours to track. The rate calculation is that used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and OSHA for comparison across industries.
Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities, by region and by gender
Material Aspect: Training and Education
G4-DMA Clorox Code of Conduct, Clorox Code of Conduct PDF
G4-LA10 The company's MyLearning Program offers extensive internal and external courses to support professional development, capability- and leadership-building needs as well as required compliance-related classes. Strategy #1 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings
Material Aspect: Diversity and Equal Opportunity
G4-DMA Who We Are: Diversity & Inclusion Principle 6
G4-LA12 2016 Scorecard Principle 6 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity
Material Aspect: Supplier Assessment for Labor Practices
G4-DMA 2020 Strategy, Clorox Business Partner Code of Conduct PDF Principles 1-6
G4-LA14 100 percent of all suppliers must adhere to our business partner code of conduct, which addresses labor practices, Clorox Business Partner Code of Conduct PDF, California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Disclosure Statement Currently Unavailable:
We do not track percentage of new suppliers screened using labor practices criteria. With limited exceptions, such as for vendors paid by credit card because of the limited nature of the business relationship, our new suppliers are informed of and expected to adhere to our Human Rights and Labor commitments through contract language requiring adherence to our BP Code of Conduct. In the absence of a contract, there are other mechanisms to ensure compliance with labor practices criteria for significant purchases.
Principles 1-6 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria
Sub-Category: Human Rights
Material Aspect: Non-Discrimination
G4-DMA Who We Are: Diversity & Inclusion Principle 6
G4-HR3 We have a compliance hotline which allows employees and third parties to report all manner of incidents of concern. Confidentiality Constraints and Legal Prohibitions:
We do not disclose details of reported incidents as this presents both confidentiality constraints and legal prohibitions. For more information about our hotline visit: Clorox Code of Conduct PDF, page 5.
Principle 6 Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken
Material Aspect: Child Labor
G4-DMA Clorox Supplier Center Principles 1-5
G4-HR5 Suppliers must comply with Clorox’s policy on employment of young persons where the minimum age of employment shall not be less than the greater of: (a) the age of completion of compulsory schooling or (b) 15 years of age (or 14, where the local law of the countdy permits). Additionally, workers under the age of 18 should not perform any hazardous work. Principles 1-5 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contdibute to the effective abolition of child labor
Material Aspect: Forced Or Compulsory Labor
G4-DMA Clorox Supplier Center Principles 1-5
G4-HR6 Clorox Business Partner Code of Conduct PDF, California Transparency in Supply Chains Act Disclosure Statement, Corporate Responsibility: Supply Chain

Suppliers are engaged through our Business Partner Code of Conduct and must not use forced, bonded, or indentured labor or prison labor. Clorox has started a review of its supply base to have the majority of suppliers again either self-certify to the Clorox Business Partner Code of Conduct, or it will evaluate the supplier’s own code of conduct and public commitments to ensure alignment with the commitments of the Clorox code, including elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labor. The company’s Global Strategic Sourcing organization has prioritized an objective of implementing a full supplier risk assessment and mitigation tool during fiscal year 2017. This would be expected to consider manufacturing type of operation and countries/geographies of operation when considering and scoring supplier risk level.
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
Material Aspect: Assessment
G4-DMA Clorox Code of Conduct Principles 1-6
G4-HR9 None of our operations have been subject to human rights reviews/assessments. Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments
Sub-Category: Society
Material Aspect: Local Communities
G4-DMA 2016 Scorecard, Corporate Responsibility: Social Impact
G4-SO1 Evolve the Portfolio, Strategy #1, Strategy #3, 2016 Scorecard, Corporate Responsibility: The Clorox Company Foundation Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs
Material Aspect: Anti-Corruption
G4-DMA Clorox Code of Conduct PDF
G4-SO4 100 percent of our executive team and employees globally undergo training on our Code of Conduct, which addresses anticorruption. 100 percent of our executive team and nonproduction employees globally undergo specific training on anticorruption and must certify their completion of training. We expect our business partners globally to adhere to our Business Partner Code of Conduct, which is publicly available on our website. Corporate Governance, Clorox Code of Conduct PDF and Clorox Business Partner Code of Conduct PDF Currently Unavailable:
We do not have information available on the total number or percentage of business partners globally that review the code.
Principle 10 Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures
Material Aspect: Compliance
G4-DMA Form 10-K, pages 8, 12, 14, 19
G4-SO8 Form 10-K, pages 8, 12, 14, 19 Principle 10 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations
Sub-Category: Product Responsibility
Material Aspect: Customer Health and Safety
G4-DMA Brands: What We’re Made Of
G4-PR1 The company assesses 100 percent of its products for human and environmental health and safety. Brands: What We’re Made Of Principles 7-9 Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement
Material Aspect: Product and Service Labeling
G4-DMA All company products have the required labeling for safety and usage. The company also voluntarily discloses the product ingredients used in its cleaning and disinfecting products in the U.S. and Canada. Ingredients Inside
G4-PR3 100 percent of company products are subject to safey, caution and usage labeling. Ingredients Inside, Clorox Product Safety Steps 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
Material Aspect: Marketing Communications
G4-DMA Brands: Products & Packaging
G4-PR6 The company does not sell products that are banned in certain markets. Clorox regularly responds to questions about its products – either via email, in-person meetings or by phone. Sale of banned or disputed products
G4-PR7 We did not have any incidents of noncompliance with regulations or voluntary codes with respect to marketing communications. Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, by type of outcomes
Material Aspect: Customer Privacy
G4-DMA Privacy Policy
G4-PR8 The company has not identified any complaints related to this matter. Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data
Material Aspect: Compliance
G4-DMA Brands: What We’re Made Of Principles 7-9
G4-PR9 We stand by Dispatch® hospital cleaner disinfectant with bleach’s effectiveness against disease-causing pathogens when used as directed. While we strongly disagree with EPA’s findings related to the effectiveness claim against the Mycobacterium bovis pathogen (tuberculosis bacteria), we decided to settle the matter versus spending additional resources on disputing this issue. Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services