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List of abbreviations - Annual Report 2015 - DSM

List of abbreviations

Table 1

ADR
American Depositary Receipts
AFM
Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets
API
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
BIO
Biotechnology Industry Organization
BRIC
High growth economies including Brazil, Russia, India and China
CEFIC
Conseil Européen des Fédérations de l'Industrie Chimique (European Chemical Industry Council)
CGU
Cash Generating Unit
COA
Corporate Operational Audit department
COD
Chemical Oxygen Demand
CRA
Corporate Risk Assessment
CSR
Corporate Social Responsibility
DNCC
DSM Nanjing Chemical Co., Ltd.
DNP
DSM Nutritional Products
DPP
DSM Pharmaceutical Products
DSP
DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals
EBA
Emerging Business Area
EBIT
Earnings before interest and taxes (Operating Profit)
EBITDA
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization
EEI
Energy Efficiency Improvement
FIFO
First in, first out
FTE
Full-time equivalent
GAIN
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
GDP
Gross Domestic Product
GHG
Greenhouse gas
GHGE
Greenhouse-gas emissions
GHS
Globally Harmonized System
GMM
Genetically Modified Microorganisms
GRI
Global Reporting Initiative

Table 2

IAS
International Accounting Standards
IASB
International Accounting Standards Board
IFRIC
International Financial Reporting Interpretation Committee
IFRS
International Financial Reporting Standards
ILO
International Labour Organization
IP
Intellectual Property
IUCN
International Union for the Conservation of Nature
LCA
Life Cycle Assessment
LTI
Long-Term Incentive
LWC
Lost Workday Case
NGO
Non-Governmental Organization
NPS
Net Promoter Score
OECD
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
PDN
Stichting Pensioenfonds DSM Nederland
PPA
Purchase Price Allocation
PSI
Process Safety Incident
R&D
Research & Development
REACH
Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical substances
ROCE
Return on Capital Employed
SAM
Sustainable Asset Management
SAR
Share Appreciation Rights
SHE
Safety, Health and Environment
SSP
Supplier Sustainability Program
STI
Short-Term Incentive
TDC
Total Direct Compensation
TSR
Total Shareholder Return
VOC
Volatile Organic Compound
VRR
Volume-Related Revenue
WBCSD
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
WEF
World Economic Forum
WFP
United Nations World Food Programme