Specific Standard Disclosures: Economic

Coverage of the organization's defined benefit plan obligations

a. Where the plan’s liabilities are met by the organization’s general resources, report the estimated value of
    those liabilities.
b. Where a separate fund exists to pay the plan’s pension liabilities, report:

    • The extent to which the scheme’s liabilities are estimated to be covered by the assets that have been set aside to meet them
    • The basis on which that estimate has been arrived at
    • When that estimate was made

c. Where a fund set up to pay the plan’s pension liabilities is not fully covered, explain the strategy, if any,
    adopted by the employer to work towards full coverage, and the timescale, if any, by which the employer
    hopes to achieve full coverage.
d. Report the percentage of salary contributed by employee or employer.
e. Report the level of participation in retirement plans (such as participation in mandatory or voluntary schemes,
    regional or country-based schemes, or those with financial impact).



a. Where the plan’s liabilities are met by the organization’s general resources, report the estimated value of
    those liabilities.

    • Please see form 10 K, “a” on page 68. 2015 10 K can be accessed at the following link: 
      http://investors.interpublic.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=87867&p=irol-sec

 b. Where a separate fund exists to pay the plan’s pension liabilities, report:

c. Where a fund set up to pay the plan’s pension liabilities is not fully covered, explain the strategy, if any,
    adopted by the employer to work toward full coverage, and the timescale, if any, by which the employer hopes
    to achieve full coverage. 

d. Report the percentage of salary contributed by employee or employer. 

    • We do not disclose this information 

e. Report the level of participation in retirement plans (such as participation in mandatory or voluntary schemes,
    regional or country-based schemes, or those with financial impact). 

    • We do not disclose this information