2020 GRI Index

Dover’s sustainability disclosure is informed by leading sustainability frameworks such as GRI, SASB, and TCFD. We are publishing this GRI Index in order to facilitate transparency and comparability of the sustainability information presented on the website. We are committed to focusing on and making progress against ESG metrics and targets that are material to our business.

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General Disclosures (Core Option)

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
102-1 Name of the organization Dover Corporation
102-2 Activities, brands, products, and services Company Overview
102-3 Location of headquarters 3005 Highland Parkway Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
102-4 Location of operations 2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (P. 22 - ITEM 2. Properties)
102-5 Ownership and legal form 2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (P. 1)
102-6 Markets served 2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (P. 4 - ITEM 1. Business)
About Us
102-7 Scale of the organization 2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (P. 4 - ITEM 1. Business)
102-8 Governance structure 2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (P. 4 - ITEM 1. Business)
Diversity and Inclusion
102-9 Supply chain 2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (P. 10 - Raw Materials)
Human Rights in the Supply Chain
Environmentally Responsible Sourcing
102-10 Significant changes to the organization and its supply chain 2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (P. 9 - Business Segments)
102-11 Precautionary principle We are proud of our longstanding commitment to sustainability and we are dedicated to integrating sustainability into our business strategy and operations. We are pursuing sustainability initiatives that support our employees, customers, and communities to ensure our businesses continue to create long-term value for our shareholders. We take precautionary steps to protect the environment as seen in the examples below:
Energy and Emissions
Climate Change Risks and Opportunities
Innovation for Sustainable Products
Water
Waste
Environmental Compliance
Environmentally Responsible Sourcing
102-12 External initiatives Dover's 2030 greenhouse gas goals were approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative.
Public support for UN Declaration of Human Rights in the Human Rights in the Supply Chain webpage.
102-13 Membership of associations Dover is a member of the Manufacturers Alliance and the National Association of Manufacturers.

Strategy

Ethics and Integrity

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
102-16 Values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior Our Values
Code of Conduct and Ethics
102-17 Mechanisms for advice and concerns about ethics Whistleblower Communication Guidelines
Dover Ethics Hotline

Governance

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
102-18 Governance structure Corporate Governance Guidelines
Our Governance
Governance and Accountability
2021 Proxy Statement

Stakeholder Engagement

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
102-40 List of stakeholder groups Materiality Analysis
102-41 Collective bargaining agreements 2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (P. 21)
102-42 Identifying and selecting stakeholders Materiality Analysis
102-43 Approach to stakeholder engagement Materiality Analysis
102-44 Key topics and concerns raised ESG Areas of Focus

Reporting Practice

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
102-45 Entities included in the consolidated financial statements 2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (Exhibit 21)
102-46 Defining report content and topic Boundaries Our Sustainability Reporting Approach
ESG Areas of Focus
Materiality Analysis
102-47 List of material topics ESG Areas of Focus
Materiality Results. Disclosure for this GRI Index is focused primarily on top two tiers of relative importance according to our Materiality Analysis.
102-48 Restatements of information No restatements
102-49 Changes in reporting Reporting expanded to include an ESG webpage with disclosure on 12 material ESG topics after the materiality analysis completed in 2020 and recent disclosure on 4 additional topics with disclosure on the remaining 2 ESG topics planned for 2022.
102-50 Reporting period Calendar year 2020
102-51 Date of most recent report December 2021
102-52 Reporting cycle Annual
102-53 Contact point for questions regarding the report Adrian Sakowicz
Vice President of Communications
asakowicz@dovercorp.com
102-54 Claims of reporting in accordance with the GRI Standards None. Dover's sustainability website reporting is informed by the GRI framework and other reporting frameworks.
102-55 GRI content index GRI Index
102-56 External assurance Third-party Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Topic Disclosures

Climate Change Risks and Opportunities

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Climate Change Risks and Opportunities
2021 CDP Climate Change Response, C2.2
201-2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate change 2021 CDP Climate Change Response, C2.3a
Climate Change Risks and Opportunities

Community Engagement and Philanthropy

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Community Engagement and Philanthropy
201-1 Direct economic value generated and distributed (Community investments) Community Engagement and Philanthropy

Data Security and Privacy

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1, 103-2, 103-3 Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Data Security and Privacy
418-1 Substantiated complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data We do not report specific complaints concerning breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data due to confidentiality constraints. See our webpage on Data Security and Privacy for information on how we manage this issue.
SASB RT-AE-230a.2 Description of approach to identifying and addressing data security risks in (1) company operations and (2) products Data Security and Privacy

Diversity and Inclusion

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Diversity and Inclusion
405-1 Diversity of governance bodies and employees Diversity and Inclusion

Employee Health and Safety

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Employee Health and Safety
403-8 Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management system Employee Health and Safety
A recent internal Dover survey found 17 facilities were OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001 certified, which represents 16.5% of employees.
403-9 Work-related injuries Employee Health and Safety
In 2020, our TRIR was 1.05 excluding corporate locations and we had a fatality rate of 0.

Energy and Emissions

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Energy and Emissions
CDP 2021 Climate Change Response C4 - C8
302-1 Energy consumption within the organization Energy and Emissions
CDP 2021 Climate Change Response
302-3 Energy intensity
302-4 Reduction of energy consumption
305-1 Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissions
305-2 Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissions
305-3 Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissions
305-4 GHG emissions intensity
305-5 Reduction of GHG emissions

Environmental Compliance

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Environmental Compliance
307-1 Non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations Environmental Compliance
2020 Annual Report Form 10-K (P. 14)

Environmentally Responsible Sourcing

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Environmentally Responsible Sourcing
308-1 New suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria Environmentally Responsible Sourcing

Ethics and Compliance

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Ethics and Compliance
205-1 Operations assessed for risks related to corruption Ethics and Compliance
205-2 Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and procedures Ethics and Compliance
Code of Conduct and Ethics

Human Rights in the Supply Chain

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Human Rights in the Supply Chain
412-2 Employee training on human rights policies or procedures Human Rights in the Supply Chain

Innovation for Sustainable Products

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Innovation for Sustainable Products
302-5 Reduction in energy requirements of products and services Innovation for Sustainable Products
US GAAP ASC 730 R&D spend ratio Innovation for Sustainable Products

Product Quality and Safety

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Product Quality and Safety
416-1 Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Product Quality and Safety

Talent Attraction and Development

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Talent Attraction and Development
404-2 Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programs Talent Attraction and Development

Water

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Water
2021 CDP Water Response
303-1 Interactions with water as a shared resource Water
303-2 Management of water discharge-related impacts
303-3 Water withdrawal
303-4 Water discharge
303-5 Water consumption

Waste

GRI Standard Disclosure Description Company Response Location (Report Section, URL)
103-1
103-2
103-3
Management Approach Sustainability Overview
Waste
306-2 Management of significant waste-related impacts Waste