Nature of significant direct and indirect impacts on biodiversity with reference to one or more of the following:
i. Construction or use of manufacturing plants, mines, and transport infrastructure; ii. Pollution (introduction of substances that do not naturally occur in the habitat from point and non-point sources); iii. Introduction of invasive species, pests, and pathogens; iv. Reduction of species; v. Habitat conversion; vi. Changes in ecological processes outside the natural range of variation (such as salinity or changes in groundwater level).
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The means that GRI confirms that the content from the GRI Standards is being used accurately in this software or digital tool.Sinzer cannot guarantee that the use of the software or tool will result in producing a sustainablility report that can be classified as a GRI Standards report.The complete GRI Standards have to be considered in order to ensure that the report will qualify as a GRI Standards report.
Please note:The 'Governance' impact theme filter key in this software reflects Sinzer's definition of Governance.This definition is different from that of the GRI Standards as General Disclosures and Economic topics do not fall under Governance.For more information please consult the GRI Standards.