Growing with communities 28.3% €22.9m 144 Sustainability Review (continued) We believe it is important to contribute to the communities in which we operate. We make our greatest contribution through our business itself - by creating jobs, supporting suppliers and paying taxes. Creating economic and social impact €749m Investing in our communities Heineken NV. Report of the Report of the Financial Sustainability Annual Report 2016 Introduction Executive Board Supervisory Board Statements Review Other Information We believe that responsible tax behaviour is an essential element of our sustainability strategy. We support stable, transparent and predictable tax regimes that incentivise long-term investment and economic growth. We also support the principles that underpin the OECD's work on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), including country-by-country reporting to the tax authorities. HEINEKEN is working to ensure compliance with the new requirements. effective income tax rate (beia)18 For more on our approach to tax, see our website Corporate income tax paid by geographical region I Europe I Americas Asia Pacific Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe Total tax contribution per category Excise duties paid Net VAT paid Employee taxes paid (including social security contributions) Corporate income tax paid Other taxes paid Direct contributions In 2016, HEINEKEN operating companies contributed the equivalent of EUR 22.9 million to local communities, including cash donations, time, in-kind donations and management costs. More than 15,500 employees in 36 markets contributed an estimated 65,000 hours volunteering. Total direct contributions by our operating companies 2016 22.9 2015 23.6 2014 25.l"| Shared value projects Our local sourcing projects in Africa create jobs, help to strengthen the agricultural sector and improve the lives of rural households over time. Between 2009 and 2016, we invested EUR 4.3 million and EUR 15.8 million in equipment and people through our Public-Private Partnership projects. This excludes third party funding. We base our support around three building blocks: The HEINEKEN Africa Foundation The HEINEKEN Africa Foundation approved 11 new projects in 2016, representing a total commitment of EUR 1.2 million. Four projects will provide safe drinking water to communities in Burundi, South Africa and Democratic Republic of Congo, and two will provide ambulances to transport pregnant women in Ethiopia. Since it was established in 2007, the Foundation has committed EUR 8,1 million to 94 projects, of which 41 projects were still running in 2016. HEINEKEN donated EUR 10 million to the endowment fund, increasing it to EUR 30 million in total. For more detailed information on how we contributed and where, see our website and case studies 18 The effective income tax rate (beia) is different from the reported (IFRS) effective tax rate, which was 29.7% in 2016 (see page 90 of this 2016 Annual Report).

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