Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Content Index

UNIVERSAL STANDARDS

GRI IndicatorDescriptionLocation or Direct Response
The organization and its reporting practices
2-1
Legal NameEquitrans Midstream Corporation
Nature or ownership and legal form2022 10-K pg. 8-11
Location of headquartersCanonsburg, Pennsylvania
Location of operationsCompany Profile
2-2
Entities included in sustainability reporting2022 10-K pg. 251
2-3
Reporting periodJanuary 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021
Reporting cycleAnnual
Contact point for questions regarding the reportinfo@equitransmidstream.com
2-4
Restatements of informationCertain historical data presented in this report, such as employee, energy, and emissions data, has been restated relative to prior Company disclosures to reflect further refinement in, among other things, data sources.
2-5
External assuranceThe Company is not seeking external assurance for this year’s report.
Activities and workers
2-6
Activities, value chain and other business relationshipsCompany Profile; Supply Chain Management and Human Rights
2-7
Information on employees and other workersCompany Profile; Workforce Culture
2-8
Workers who are not employeesEconomic Impact
Governance
2-9
Governance structure and compositionCorporate Governance
2-10
Nomination and selection of the highest governance bodyCorporate Governance
2-11
Chair of the highest governance bodyCorporate Governance
2-12
Role of the highest governance body in overseeing the management of impactsCorporate Governance; Sustainability Governance
2-13
Delegation of responsibility for managing impactsCorporate Governance; Sustainability Governance
2-14
Role of the highest governance body in sustainability reportingCorporate Governance; Sustainability Governance
2-15
Conflicts of interestCorporate Governance
2-16
Communication of critical concernsCorporate Governance
2-17
Collective knowledge of the highest governance bodyCorporate Governance
2-18
Evaluation of the performance of the highest governance bodyCorporate Governance
2-19
Remuneration policiesCorporate Governance; 2022 Proxy Statement pg. 10
2-20
Process to determine remunerationCorporate Governance; 2022 Proxy Statement pg. 10
2-21
Annual total compensation ratioCorporate Governance; 2022 Proxy Statement pg. 52
Strategy, policies and practices
2-22
Statement on sustainable development strategyOur Year in Review: President and COO Letter; CSO Message and Our Sustainability Framework
2-23
Policy commitmentsAlthough Equitrans does not formally follow the precautionary principle, we assess risks across our operations.
2-24
Embedding policy commitmentsCorporate Governance; Sustainability Governance
2-25
Processes to remediate negative impactsCorporate Governance
2-26
Mechanisms for seeking advice and raising concernsBusiness Ethics and Integrity; Corporate Governance
2-27
Compliance with laws and regulationsBusiness Ethics and Integrity; Environmental Compliance; Pipeline Safety and Integrity
2-28
Membership associationsOur Stakeholders
Stakeholder engagement
2-29
Approach to stakeholder engagementOur Stakeholders
2-30
Collective bargaining agreementsCompany Profile
Material Topics
3-1
Process to determine material topicsMateriality Assessment
3-2
List of material topicsMateriality Assessment

TOPIC SPECIFIC STANDARDS

GRI StandardGRI IndicatorGRI OGSSDescriptionLocation or Direct Response
Economic
Economic Performance
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.14.1Explanation of the material topic and its BoundaryEconomic Impact
GRI 201: Economic Performance 2016
201-111.14.2
11.21.2
Direct economic value generated and distributedEconomic Impact
201-211.2.2Financial implications and other risks and opportunities due to climate changeCDP Climate Change response C2.1b, C2.2a, and C2.3a; 2021 10-K, p. 38-41
201-3N/ADefined benefit plan obligations and other retirement plansWorkforce Culture
201-411.21.3Financial assistance received from governmentIn 2021, the Company did not receive financial assistance from any government
Market Presence
GRI 202: Market Presence 2016
202-211.11.2
11.14.3
Proportion of senior management hired from the local community100% of senior management are hired in the United States
Indirect Economic Impacts
GRI 203: Indirect Economic Impacts 2016
203-111.14.4Infrastructure investments and services supportedEconomic Impact
203-211.14.5Direct economic value generated and distributedEconomic Impact
Procurement Practices
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-3N/AManagement of material topicsSupply Chain Management and Human Rights
GRI 204: Procurement Practices 2016
204-111.14.6Proportion of spending on local suppliersSupply Chain Management and Human Rights
Anti-corruption
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.20.1Management of material topicsBusiness Ethics and Integrity
GRI 205: Anti-corruption 2016
205-111.20.2Operations assessed for risks related to corruptionBusiness Ethics and Integrity
205-211.20.3Communication and training about anti-corruption policies and proceduresBusiness Ethics and Integrity
205-311.20.4Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions takenBusiness Ethics and Integrity
Anti-competitive behavior
GRI 206: Anti-competitive Behavior 2016
206-111.19.2Legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practicesBusiness Ethics and Integrity; Equitrans Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
Environmental
Energy
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-3N/AManagement of material topicsEnergy Usage
GRI 302: Energy 2016
302-111.1.2Energy consumption within the organizationEnergy Usage
302-211.1.3Energy consumption outside of the organizationNot currently reported
302-311.1.4Energy intensityBased on the required topic disclosure, this metric is not considered relevant for midstream companies.
Water and Effluents
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.6.1Management of material topicsWater Management
GRI 303: Water and Effluents 2018
303-111.6.2Interactions with water as a shared resourceWater Management
303-211.6.3Management of water discharge-related impactsWater Management
303-311.6.4Water withdrawalWater Management
303-411.6.5Water dischargeWater Management
303-511.6.6Water consumptionWater Management
Biodiversity
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.4.1Management of material topicsBiodiversity and Land Stewardship
GRI 304: Biodiversity 2016
304-111.4.2Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areasBiodiversity and Land Stewardship
304-211.4.3Significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversityBiodiversity and Land Stewardship
304-311.4.4Habitats protected or restoredBiodiversity and Land Stewardship
304-411.4.5IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operationsBiodiversity and Land Stewardship
Emissions
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.1.1Management of material topicsGHG Emissions and Climate Change
GRI 305: Emissions 2016
305-111.1.5Direct (Scope 1) GHG emissionsGHG Emissions and Climate Change
305-211.1.6Energy indirect (Scope 2) GHG emissionsGHG Emissions and Climate Change
305-311.1.7Other indirect (Scope 3) GHG emissionsGHG Emissions and Climate Change
305-411.1.8GHG emissions intensityGHG Emissions and Climate Change
305-511.2.3Reduction of GHG emissionsGHG Emissions and Climate Change
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.3.1Management of material topicsAir Emissions
GRI 305: Emissions 2016
305-711.3.2Nitrogen oxides (NOX), sulfur oxides (SOX), and other significant air emissionsAir Emissions
Waste 
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.5.1Management of material topicsWaste Management
GRI 306: Waste 2020
306-111.5.2Waste generation and significant waste-related impactsWaste Management
306-211.5.3Management of significant waste-related impactsWaste Management
306-311.5.4Waste generatedWaste Management
306-411.5.5Waste diverted from disposalWaste Management
306-511.5.6Waste directed to disposalWaste Management
Social
Employment
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.10.1Management of material topicsWorkforce Culture
GRI 401: Employment 2016
401-111.10.2New employee hires and employee turnoverWorkforce Culture
401-211.10.3Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employeesWorkforce Culture
401-311.10.4
11.11.3
Parental leaveWorkforce Culture
Labor/Management Relations 
GRI 402: Labor/Management Relations 2016
402-111.7.2
11.10.5
Minimum notice periods regarding operational changesThe Company does not have unionized labor. With operations based solely in the United States, the Company complies with all legally required notices regarding operational changes and in the absence of such legally required notices, the Company provides a reasonable notice period related to operational changes.
Occupational Health & Safety 
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.9.1Management of material topicsOccupational Health and Safety
GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety 2018
403-111.9.2Occupational health and safety management systemOccupational Health and Safety
403-211.9.3Hazard identification, risk assessment, and incident investigationOccupational Health and Safety
403-311.9.4Occupational health servicesOccupational Health and Safety
403-411.9.5Worker participation, consultation, and communication on occupational health and safetyOccupational Health and Safety
403-511.9.6Worker training on occupational health and safetyOccupational Health and Safety
403-611.9.7Promotion of worker healthOccupational Health and Safety
403-711.9.8Prevention and mitigation of occupational health and safety impacts directly linked by business relationshipsOccupational Health and Safety
403-811.9.9Workers covered by an occupational health and safety management systemOccupational Health and Safety
403-911.9.10Work-related injuriesOccupational Health and Safety
403-1011.9.11Work-related ill healthOccupational Health and Safety
Training and Education
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.11.1Management of material topicsWorkforce Culture
GRI 404: Training and Education 2016
404-111.10.6Average hours of training per year per employeeWorkforce Culture
404-211.10.7
11.7.3
Programs for upgrading employee skills and transition assistance programsWorkforce Culture
404-3N/APercent of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviewsWorkforce Culture
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.11.1Management of material topicsDiversity and Inclusion
GRI 405: Diversity and Equal Opportunity 2016
405-111.11.4Diversity of governance bodies and employeesDiversity and Inclusion
405-211.11.5Ratio of basic salary and remunerationDiversity and Inclusion
Non-Discrimination
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.11.1Management of material topicsBusiness Ethics and Integrity
GRI 406: Non-discrimination 2016
406-111.11.6Incidents of discrimination and corrective actions takenBusiness Ethics and Integrity; Supply Chain Management and Human Rights
Local Communities
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.15.1Management of material topicsCommunity Engagement
GRI 413: Local Communities 2016
413-111.15.2Operations with local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programsCommunity Engagement
413-211.15.3Operations with significant actual and potential negative impacts on local communitiesAir Emissions; Biodiversity and Land Stewardship; Community Engagement; GHG Emissions and Climate Change; Pipeline Safety and Integrity; Notices of Violation (NOV) Tracker
Supplier Social Assessment
GRI 414: Supplier Social Assessment 2016
414-111.10.8
11.12.3
New suppliers that were screened using social criteriaBusiness Ethics and Integrity; Occupational Health and Safety; Supply Chain Management and Human Rights
414-211.10.9Negative social impacts in the supply chain and actions takenBusiness Ethics and Integrity; Occupational Health and Safety; Supply Chain Management and Human Rights
Public Policy
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-311.22.1Management of material topicsPolitical Engagement
GRI 415: Public Policy
415-111.22.2Political contributionsPolitical Engagement
Customer Health and Safety
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-3N/AManagement of material topicsPipeline Safety and Integrity; Public Safety and Emergency Response
GRI 416: Customer Health and Safety 2016
416-111.3.3Assessment of the health and safety impacts of product and service categories Pipeline Safety and Integrity; Public Safety and Emergency Response
416-2N/AIncidents of non-compliance concerning the health and safety impacts of products and servicesPipeline Safety and Integrity; Public Safety and Emergency Response
Topic 11.8 Asset integrity and critical incident management
306-311.8.2Significant spills (GRI 306: Effluents and Waste 2016 is effective for spills reporting under the Consolidated Set of the GRI Standards 2021.)Biodiversity and Land Stewardship; Water Management
N/A11.8.3Total number of Tier 1 and Tier 2 process safety eventsBased on API Recommended Practice 754, as noted in GRI OGSS 11.8.3, the Company does not store assets in quantities that meet the threshold for, and/or qualifies for exemptions under, Process Safety Management and Risk Management Plan requirements.
N/A11.8.4List of the organization’s tailings facilities This metric is not considered relevant for midstream companies.
Security & Cybersecurity 
GRI 3: Material Topics
3-3N/AManagement of material topicsSecurity and Cybersecurity
GRI 410: Security Practices
410-1N/AFormal training on safety and security practicesSecurity and Cybersecurity

NON-MATERIAL DISCLOSURES

GRI StandardGRI IndicatorGRI OGSSDescriptionLocation or Direct Response
Economic
Tax
GRI 207: Tax 2019
207-111.21.4Approach to taxThe Company's operations are solely located in the United States and, therefore, are subject to U.S. tax regulations. Based on the Company's current materiality assessment, GRI 207 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
207-211.21.5Tax governance, control, and risk managementThe Company's operations are solely located in the United States and, therefore, are subject to U.S. tax regulations. Based on the Company's current materiality assessment, GRI 207 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
207-311.21.6Stakeholder engagement and management of concerns related to taxThe Company's operations are solely located in the United States and, therefore, are subject to U.S. tax regulations. Based on the Company's current materiality assessment, GRI 207 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
207-411.21.7Country-by-country reportingThe Company's operations are solely located in the United States and, therefore, are subject to U.S. tax regulations. Based on the Company's current materiality assessment, GRI 207 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
Social
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
GRI 407: Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining 2016
407-111.13.2Operations and suppliers in which the right to freedom of association and collective bargaining may be at riskBased on the Company's current materiality assessment, GRI 407 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
Forced or Compulsory Labor
GRI 409: Forced or Compulsory Labor 2016
409-111.12.2Operations and suppliers at significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory laborThe Company's operations are solely located in the United States and, therefore, are subject to U.S. labor laws and regulations. Based on the Company's current materiality assessment, GRI 409 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
Security Practices
GRI 410: Security Practices 2016
410-111.18.2Security personnel trained in human rights policies or proceduresBased on the Company's current materiality assessment, GRI 410 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
Rights of Indigenous Peoples
GRI 411: Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2016
411-111.17.2Incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoplesBased on the boundary of this report, including the location of our primary operating region, and our current materiality assessment, GRI 411 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
Land and Resource Rights
N/A
N/A11.16.1Management of material topicsBased on the Company's current materiality assessment, GRI OGSS 11.16 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
N/A11.16.2Locations of operations that contributed to involuntary resettlementBased on the Company's current materiality assessment, GRI OGSS 11.16 is not considered relevant for reporting purposes.
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