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About Our Report

Our 2020 Sustainability Report is Vermilion’s seventh report on how we manage economic, environmental, social and governance (EESG) factors, including impacts, risks and opportunities.

We have previously produced an online report that was updated once annually, with printable long- and short-form PDFs in our key languages.

With our 2017 report, we changed our format to one that will is updated online through the year. We augment this as needed with a short highlights summary in key languages when the annual Performance Metrics cycle is complete each year. 102-49

This reporting approach establishes key areas of discussion for each of Vermilion’s nine identified Material Topics under the GRI Universal and Topic-Specific Standards:

Our goal is to streamline our annual reporting, allowing us to focus on updates to activities while maintaining the robust discussions needed under various reporting frameworks. 

We continue to use the GRI Standards to guide our sustainability reporting, as the Global Reporting Initiative remains the leading framework for EESG reporting. We have prepared this report in accordance with the GRI Standards: comprehensive option, and  incorporates GRI's 10 key Reporting Principles for defining report content and quality. 102-49

We note increasing external stakeholder pressure to expand issues of materiality beyond what we have identified. To aid sustainability and ESG analysts in this regard, we have expanded our GRI Content Index to include alignment with the SDGs, CDP, UN Global Compact, SAM, the EU Directive on Non-Financial Disclosures, the Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosurem, and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board alignment.

We urge all ESG analyst and reporting organizations to focus their efforts on aligning reporting requirements beyond their own standards, in the spirit of SDG 17 to aid transparency while recognizing the increasing reporting burden on companies, particularly on small- and medium-sized enterprises. 

This report covers Vermilion's operated business units, including Canada (CBU), France (FBU), Netherlands (NBU), Germany (GBU), Ireland (IBU), Central and Eastern Europe Business Unit (CEE), Australia (ABU) and U.S. (USBU).

Where updates of previously reported information were required, they are noted in our Performance Metrics document. 102-48

Previous Reports

Report TitlePerformance Metrics Included
2020 Sustainability Report 2012-2019
2019 Sustainability Report 2012-2018
2018 Sustainability Report 2012-2017
2017 Sustainability Report 2012-2016
2016 Sustainability Report (report title renumbered to publication year rather than Performance Metrics year) 2012-2015
2014 Sustainability Report 2012-2014
2013 Sustainability Report 2012-2013
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