Table of Contents

GRI Index

Global Reporting Initiative G4 Content Index—This report contains Standard Disclosures from the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines.

General Standard Disclosures

Strategy and Analysis

G4 Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
G4-1 CEO Statement Letter from our CEO No

Organizational Profile

G4 Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
G4-3 Name of the organization Workday, Inc. No
G4-4 Primary brands, products, and services Who we are
2017 Form 10-K, pages 1-2
No
G4-5 Location of the organization's headquarters Pleasanton, California No
G4-6 Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries where the organization has significant operations Operations in more than 20 countries

Who we are
No
G4-7 Nature of ownership and legal form Who we are
2017 Form 10-K, page 4
No
G4-8 Markets served Who we are, Who are Workday customers? No
G4-9 Scale of the organization Who we are, How many people does Workday employ? No
G4-10 Workforce information Who we are, Our workforce, Workforce Breakdown table

Workday does not have a substantial portion of our work performed by self-employed workers or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers.

Workday does not have significant seasonal variations in employment numbers, but we do have a sizeable global internship/co-op program. We had 185 interns/co-ops in summer 2015 and 235 in summer 2016.
No
G4-11 Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements As of the end of our reporting period (FY17), none of our employees are represented by a labor union. We have not experienced any work stoppages, and we consider our relations with our employees to be very good. No
G4-12 Organization's supply chain Who we are, Our value chain No
G4-13 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding the organization's size, structure, ownership, or its supply chain Who we are, Our value chain No
G4-14 Report whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization The precautionary principle is not applied specifically across the organization, nor in the development and introduction of new products. No
G4-15 List externally developed economic and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers' Principles, RE100, Corporate Colocation and Cloud Buyers' Principles, Equal Pay Pledge No
G4-16 List memberships of associations and national or international advocacy organizations Future of Internet Power, Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), BSA | The Software Association, software.org | BSA Foundation No

Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries

G4 Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
G4-17 List all entities included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents

Report whether any entity included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not covered by the report
Refer to Workday's Form 10-K filings. No
G4-18 Explain the process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries

Explain how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content
Workday materiality analysis No
G4-19 Material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content Workday materiality analysis, Materiality glossary No
G4-20 For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary within the organization Workday materiality analysis, Materiality glossary No
G4-21 For each material Aspect, report the Aspect Boundary outside the organization Workday materiality analysis, Materiality glossary No
G4-22 Report the effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements No restatements. No
G4-23 Report significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries No significant changes. No

Stakeholder Engagement

G4 Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
G4-24 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization Workday materiality analysis, Stakeholder engagement No
G4-25 Report the basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage Workday materiality analysis, Stakeholder engagement No
G4-26 Report the organization’s approach to stakeholder engagement Materiality analysis, Stakeholder engagement No
G4-27 Report key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement Materiality analysis, Stakeholder engagement No

Report Profile

G4 Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
G4-28 Reporting period for information provided Report profile No
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report Report profile

Our most recent previous report covered the two year period FY14 and FY15 (fiscal years ending January 31) and was published in August 2015.
No
G4-30 Reporting cycle (such as annual, biennial) Biennial No
G4-31 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents Report profile

global.impact@workday.com
No
G4-32 GRI Content Index GRI Content Index No
G4-33 Report the organization's policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report At this time Workday does not seek external assurance for our report. No

Governance

G4 Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
G4-34 Governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body Board structure and committees

2017 Proxy Statement pp. 13-14
No
G4-35 Report the process for delegating authority for economic, environmental, and social topics from the highest governance body to senior executives and other employees Our Board Delegation of Authority Policy sets forth the dollar threshold above which decisions must be made by the board rather than management. No
G4-36 Report whether the organization has appointed an executive-level position or positions with responsibility for economic, environmental, and social topics, and whether post holders report directly to the highest governance body VP, Global Impact and President, Workday Foundation reports to our Chief People Officer. No
G4-37 Report processes for consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental, and social topics. If consultation is delegated, describe to whom and any feedback processes to the highest governance body Any stakeholder can communicate directly with the board of directors care of the secretary; see p. 16 of the 2017 Proxy Statement. No
G4-38 Report the composition of the highest governance body and its committees 2017 Proxy Statement pp. 6-8; p. 12 describes director independence. One member of the board is female; other directors are male. No
G4-39 Report whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer Dave Duffield, our chairman of the board, is not an executive officer. No
G4-40 Report the nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees, and the criteria used for nominating and selecting highest governance body members See pp. 14-16 of 2017 Proxy Statement for nomination and selection process and director qualifications. There is a process for shareholders to nominate directors, as described. No
G4-41 Report processes for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided and managed. Report whether conflicts of interest are disclosed to stakeholders. Our Audit Committee reviews related party transactions and they are disclosed in our Proxy Statement on pp. 18-29. None of our executive officers are directors of any companies in which our directors serve as executive officers. See pp. 38-40 of Proxy Statement for controlling shareholder information. No

Ethics and Integrity

G4 Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
G4-56 Describe the organization’s values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics Operating with integrity No
G4-57 Report the internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as helplines or advice lines Operating with integrity No
G4-58 Report the internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as escalation through line management, whistleblowing mechanisms, or hotlines Operating with integrity No

Specific Standard Disclosures

Economic

Material Aspect G4 Indicator Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
Economic Performance G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed Who we are

2017 Form 10-K
No
Indirect Economic Impacts G4-EC8 Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts Who we are, Why this is important, Employee contributions, Philanthropic contributions, Strategic volunteering No

Environmental

Material Aspect G4 Indicator Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
Energy G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Our priorities No
  G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization Our Energy Consumption, Emissions & Energy No
  G4-EN5 Energy intensity Our Energy Consumption, Emissions & Energy No
Emissions G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Why this is important, Our priorities No
  G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1) Our carbon footprint, Emissions & Energy No
  G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) Our carbon footprint, Emissions & Energy No
  G4-EN17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3) Our carbon footprint, Emissions & Energy  
  G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity Our carbon footprint, Emissions & Energy No
  G4-EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions Our carbon footprint, Emissions & Energy No
Effluents and Waste G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Responsibly disposing of e-waste No
  G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method Responsibly disposing of e-waste No
Products and Services G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach The cloud is the greener choice No
  G4-EN27 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services The cloud is the greener choice No

Social—Labor Practices and Decent Work

Material Aspect G4 Indicator Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
Employment G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Why this is important, Our priorities No
  G4-LA1 Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region Workforce Breakdown table No
  G4-LA2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by Significant Locations of Operation Benefits table

U.S. (headquarters)
Workday employees in the U.S. working 30 hours or more per week are eligible to participate in Workday’s benefit programs (see benefits table). U.S. employees working fewer than 30 hours are eligible to participate in our 401(k) plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP). ESPP participation requires employees work at least 20 hours per week for at least 5 months of service (a requirement for all employees, regardless of location). Part-time employees are also eligible for paid time off and company holidays on a pro-rated basis.

Ireland (European headquarters)
All active Workday employees in Ireland are eligible for benefits regardless of full-time, part-time, or minimum hours, see benefits table for specific benefits available.
No
Training and Education G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Why this is important, Our priorities No
  G4-LA11 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category Employee development No
Diversity and Equal Opportunity G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Why this is important, Our priorities, Belonging and diversity No
  G4-LA12 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity. Belonging and diversity No

Social—Product Responsibility

Material Aspect G4 Indicator Indicator Description Cross-Reference or Answer External Assurance
Product and Service Labeling G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Why this is important, Our priorities No
  G4-PR5 Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction Deliver superior customer service No
Customer Privacy G4-DMA Disclosure on management approach Why this is important, Our priorities, Give our customers peace of mind that their data is secure No
  G4-PR8 Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data Workday Privacy Program No

Performance Tables

Workforce Breakdown

G4-10 - Employment Contract by Region

  FY17* FY16* FY15* FY14*
  Contingent Employee Total Contingent Employee Total Contingent Employee Total Contingent Employee Total
Americas 146 5,392 5,538 185 4,365 4,550 644 3,176 3,820 130 2,246 2,376
EMEA 33 1,098 1,131 34 782 816 21 507 528 15 320 335
APJ 14 191 205 6 140 146 6 75 81 2 45 47
Total 193 6,681 6,874 225 5,287 5,512 671 3,758 4,429 147 2,611 2,758

G4-10 - Employment Type

  FY17* FY16* FY15* FY14*
  Full Time Part Time Total Full Time Part Time Total Full Time Part Time Total Full Time Part Time Total
Regular 6,633 8 6,641 5,237 11 5,248 3,739 7 3,746 2,599 3 2,602
Intern & Co-op 36 4 40 35 4 39 12 0 12 9 0 9
Total 6,669 12 6,681 5,272 15 5,287 3,751 7 3,758 2,608 3 2,611

G4-LA1 - Annual New Hires by Region

  FY17* % FY16* %
Americas 1,428 76% 1,298 80%
EMEA 374 20% 276 17%
APJ 69 4% 58 4%
Total 1,871 100% 1,632 100%

G4-LA12 - Gender Diversity**

  FY17* FY16* FY15* FY14*
  Total Leadership^ Management^ Total Leadership^ Management^ Total Leadership^ Management^ Total Leadership^ Management^
Female 37.8% 33.1% 37.6% 37.3% 29.6% 37.3% 36.2% 30.3% 34.0% 36.2% 26.2% 33.8%
Male 62.2% 66.9% 62.4% 62.8% 70.4% 62.8% 63.8% 69.7% 66.0% 63.8% 73.8% 66.3%

G4-LA12 - Ethnic Diversity***

  FY17* FY16* FY15* FY14*
  Total Leadership^ Management^ Total Leadership^ Management^ Total Leadership^ Management^ Total Leadership^ Management^
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.2% 0.3% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Asian 32.1% 12.0% 34.6% 30.8% 10.2% 23.2% 28.7% 10.4% 18.2% 25.7% 7.7% 15.0%
Black 2.1% 0.8% 1.7% 2.1% 1.2% 1.5% 2.3% 1.2% 1.8% 1.9% 0.5% 1.0%
Hispanic or Latino 4.4% 2.0% 5.4% 4.0% 1.5% 3.1% 4.2% 1.9% 3.6% 4.0% 1.0% 2.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.3% 0.6% 0.7% 0.3% 0.4% 0.8% 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 0.0% 0.3%
Two or More Races 2.7% 1.8% 2.2% 2.4% 2.2% 2.2% 2.2% 1.5% 2.2% 2.0% 1.0% 2.5%
White 57.9% 83.0% 55.6% 59.8% 84.6% 69.5% 61.7% 85.0% 73.8% 65.5% 89.8% 78.9%
Total Minority 42.1% 17.2% 44.5% 40.2% 15.4% 30.5% 38.3% 15.0% 26.2% 34.5% 10.2% 21.1%
Data reported as of fiscal year ending 1/31
Data represents global regular employees; employees not disclosing their gender have been excluded
Data represents U.S. regular employees; employees not disclosing their ethnicity have been excluded
^Leadership is defined as Director and above; Management is defined as Associate Manager and above

Benefits

G4-LA2 - Benefits (by Significant Locations of Operation)

U.S. Ireland
Life Insurance X X
Health Care (health insurance) X X
Disability Coverage X X
AD&D Insurance X  
Voluntary Life Insurance X  
Parental Leave X X
Retirement Provision 401(k) X
401(k)/Pension Company Match X X
Stock Ownership X X
Employee Stock Purchase Plan X X
Time Off X X
Fitness Benefit X X
Holidays X X
Business Travel Accident Insurance X X
Employee Assistance Program X X
Commuter Benefits X X
Health Savings Account X  
Dental Plan X X
Vision Plan X  
Long-Term Care X  
Pet Insurance X X
Flexible Spending Account X  
Leave Compensation X X
Back-Up Child Care X X
Adoption Reimbursement X X

Emissions and Energy

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions (Metric Tons CO2e)

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions (Metric Tons CO2e) FY17 FY16 FY15 FY14
Data Centers (Scope 2 + 3) 33,637 20,697 15,506 10,266
Offices (Scope 1 + 2) 5,674 4,871 4,117 2,576
Business Travel (Scope 3) 27,397 12,623 9,339 8,641
Employee Commute (Scope 3) 10,634 10,173 - -
Total 77,378 48,364 28,962 21,483
Scope 1 (natural gas) 1,420 1,186 760 391
Scope 2 (electricity) 27,792 17,743 13,580 7,867
Scope 1 & 2 (natural gas & electricity) 29,212 18,929 14,340 8,258
Scope 3 (Air Travel and Rental Cars, Employee Commute, Non-IT data center electricity) 48,167 29,435 14,622 13,225

Location—and Market-Based Scope 2 Emissions (Metric Tons CO2e)

Location- and Market-Based Scope 2 Emissions (Metric Tons CO2e) FY17 FY16 FY15 FY14
Market-Based: Purchased Electricity—Offices 49 122 - -
Market-Based: Purchased Electricity—Data Centers 0 0 - -
Market-Based Total 49 122 - -
Location-Based: Purchased Electricity—Offices 4,255 3,685 - -
Location-Based: Purchased Electricity—Data Centers 23,537 14,058 - -
Location-Based Total 27,792 17,743 - -

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Intensity (Metric Tons CO2e)

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Intensity (Metric Tons CO2e) FY17 FY16 FY15 FY14
Scope 1+2 Per Employee 4.37 3.58 3.82 3.16
Scope 1+2 Per Thousand $ Revenue 0.019 0.016 0.018 0.018

Energy Consumption (kWh)

Energy Consumption (kWh) FY17 FY16 FY15 FY14
Data Centers 53,935,616 36,866,724 21,979,705 11,767,940
Offices 12,198,857 9,973,212 10,390,268 6,244,781
Total 66,134,473 46,839,935 32,369,973 18,012,721
North America 55,533,572 39,437,362 28,655,533 15,602,706
EMEA 10,339,589 7,210,581 3,663,378 2,358,953
APJ 261,312 191,992 51,062 51,062

Renewable Energy (kWh)

Renewable Energy (kWh) FY17 FY16 FY15 FY14
Environmental Attribute Certificates—EACs (i.e., RECs, GOs, I-RECs) 66,138,000 46,840,000 23,525,021 19,628,741
EACs—% of Total Electricity Consumption 100% 100% 73% 109%
RE from grid—% of Total Electricity Consumption 27% 33% 27% 23%
RE100—% of Global Electricity Consumption by Market 99.84% 99.6% - -
RE100—% of North America Electricity Consumption 100% 100% - -
RE100—% of EMEA Electricity Consumption 100% 100% - -
RE100—% of APJ Electricity Consumption 58% 0% - -

Carbon Offsets (Metric Tons CO2e)

Carbon Offsets (Metric Tons CO2e) FY17 FY16 FY15 FY14
Verified Emissions Reductions (VERs) 11,610 1,400 1,000 -
GHG Emissions In Net-Zero Emissions Goal Goundary* 39,002 13,931 - -
Net GHG Emissions After Offsets Within Net-Nero Emissions Goal Boundary 27,392 12,531 - -
% of Total GHG Emissions Within Boundary Balanced by Carbon Offsets 30% 10% - -
GHG Emissions Across Global Offices And Data Centers** 11,605 7,947 - -
Net GHG Emissions After Offsets Across Global Offices And Data Centers 0 6,547 - -
% of Total GHG Emissions Across Global Offices And Data Centers Balanced by Carbon Offsets 100% 21% - -
GHG Emissions Across Scope 1 & Scope 2 Market-Based 1,469 1,308 - -
Net GHG Emissions After Offsets Across Scope 1 & Scope 2 Market-Based 0 0 - -
% of Total GHG Emissions Across Scope 1 & Scope 2 Market-Based Balanced by Carbon Offsets 100% 100% - -
Net-zero carbon emissions goal boundary includes global Scope 1, Scope 2 Market-Based, Scope 3 (data center non-IT), and Scope 3 business travel
Includes global Scope 1, Scope 2 Market-Based, and Scope 3 (data center non-IT)
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