While determining the priority issues for the sustainability reporting, which is done biennially in the past years, a wide stakeholder workshop was held in the first year in order to correctly define the priority sustainability issues in each reporting period, and in the following year, an online survey was conducted to check the validity and update the material issues. Since 2020, the sustainability reporting period has been determined annually and material issues have been re-evaluated within the scope of the updated Zorlu Enerji ESG strategy.
While generating the Zorlu Enerji materiality matrix for 2020, the insights, research and reports of global ESG assessment and reporting standard organizations, the industry's leading institutions in terms of sustainability, the European Green Consensus and international institutions were used while determining the subject list and definitions. Prior to the stakeholder analysis to be carried out to determine the material issues, a stakeholder mapping study was carried out according to the following criteria.
Stakeholder groups with which our organization is in constant interaction:
On the Y-axis of the materiality matrix:Active and passive consultation methods were used within the scope of the stakeholder analysis study conducted within the framework of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard in order to determine stakeholder priorities and to meet stakeholder perceptions, approaches and expectations. Within the scope of the active consultation method, interviews were held with Zorlu Enerji managers, and within the scope of passive consultation, surveys were conducted with stakeholders and the World Economic Forum Global Risks Report (WEF Global Risks Report), European Green Consensus, SDG Industry Matrix, SASB Materiality Map, Deloitte An external trend analysis was conducted from sources such as the report, the Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Task Force (TCFD), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). A materiality matrix was created by evaluating the evaluations together with Zorlu Enerji's business strategy and a four-stage impact analysis.
On the X-axis of the materiality matrix: