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    sustainability topics

                               In 2016, in order to maximize focus      companies’ customers. Through
                               on material aspects, we held the         these surveys we have gathered
                               sustainability strategy workshop         their feedback regarding the topics
                               by gathering 25 representatives          they expect Borusan Group to fo-
                               from eight group companies’ oc-          cus on. All priority topics were the
                               cupational health and safety, envi-      same for both of our stakeholders.
                               ronment  and  quality  departments
                               mainly. Through analyses and in-         Our top management also add-
                               tensive discussions, we reviewed         ed ‘’Industry, Innovation and In-
                               our material aspects in economic,        frastructure’’, ‘’Gender Equality’’,
                               social and environmental perspec-        ‘’Quality  Education’’,  ‘’Clean  Wa-
                               tives separately and prioritized         ter and Sanitation’’ topics among
                               them  for  each  company  and  we        our strategic topics. We updated
                               identified mutual topics for all our     Borusan Holding Materiality Ma-
                               companies.                               trix according to the results of the
                               In 2017, with the participa-
                               tion  of  members  of  the  Borusan      The upper right-hand part of the
                               Danışmanlık  Board  who  are  the        graph displays aspects that are
                               general managers  of our group           of high importance for both our
                               companies, we held a strategy            stakeholders and our group and
                               survey to prioritize our sustaina-       influence  our  company’s  perfor-
                               bility topics. For this analysis, we     mance  directly  and  significantly.
                               focused on 2030 UN Sustainable           These aspects constitute the main
                               Development Goals.                       headings of the relevant sections
                                                                        of our report, and data on our
                               Additionally, we organized strategy      group companies’ performance
                               questionnaires  with  the  participa-    in those areas are covered exten-
                               tion of our employees and group          sively in the report.

                                                                        The main objective of creating
            EMPLOYEES’ AND                                              such a matrix was to clearly iden-

            CUSTOMERS’ PRIORITIES                                       tify aspects important to both our
                                                                        company and our key stakehold-

            Decent Work                                                 ers, and to develop our plans and
                                                                        set our targets around these as-
            Economic Growth
                                                                        pects. In the coming terms, we in-
            Partnerships for The Goals
                                                                        tend to exchange ideas with more
            Affordable and Clean Energy and Climate Action              of our stakeholders, and to further

            Life Below Water and Life on Land                           develop the aspects and related
                                                                        targets we will focus on.

            (GRI 102-44)

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