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General Standard Disclosures

Strategy and analysis

G4-1 CEO LETTER
The main strategic statement from the CEO is provided in the 2016 Annual Report (pp. 3-4) and a sustainability-specific statement is located on our website ("From the Chairman"). Information specific to climate strategy, risks, and opportunities can be found in our Carbon Disclosure Project response (2017 CDP (CC2.1b-CC6.1c)). More statements from the CEO concerning our commitment to Doing Business Right can be found in our Ethics Guide. For key events and achievements in 2016, see 2016-17 News Releases (you may filter news by year or subject of interest).
G4-2 KEY IMPACTS, RISKS, AND OPPORTUNITIES

The main strategic statement from the CEO is provided in the 2016 Annual Report (pp. 3-4) and a sustainability-specific statement is located on our website ("From the Chairman"). More information on the organization's key impacts on sustainability and stakeholders may be found in our Climate Change CommitmentMateriality Analysis , 2016 Annual Report (Part I and Part II of Form 10-K, pp. 2-7), and Carbon Disclosure Project response (2017 CDP (CC2.1b-CC6.1c)). Information on how we engage with key stakeholders can be found on our Stakeholder Engagement  page and our Corporate Social Responsibility commitment.

The impact of sustainability trends, risks, and opportunities are described in our Carbon Disclosure Project response (2017 CDP (CC2.1b-CC6.1c)). More information on impacts to the company can be found in our Climate Change Commitment and Materiality Analysis.

Organizational profile

G4-3 NAME OF THE ORGANIZATION

Eaton Corporate PLC

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G4-4 PRIMARY BRANDS, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES

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Products and solutions

G4-6 COUNTRIES OF OPERATION

2016 Annual Report (Form 10-K, Note 1 p. 21 and Note 15 p. 57)

G4-7 NATURE OF OWNERSHIP AND LEGAL FORM

2016 Annual Report

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G4-8 MARKETS SERVED
G4-9 SCALE OF ORGANIZATION

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Employees: Eaton Global Employment data

Net Sales and countries of operation: 2016 Annual Report (Form 10-K, Consolidated Statements of Income p. 16 and Note 1 p. 20)

Products and solutions