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2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (tCO2-e) - Group

Total emissions
- - - 170,298 156,614
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
- - - 170,298 156,614

Total emissions for FY2016:
156,614

  • Scope 1 emissions
  • Scope 2 emissions
  • Scope 3 emissions

Total emissions are the collective emissions of CBA, Bankwest, ASB, Sovereign and Asia (for Scope 2 emissions only).

Scope 1 emissions are the collective emissions of CBA, Bankwest, ASB and Sovereign.

Scope 2 emissions are the collective emissions of CBA, Bankwest, ASB, Sovereign and Asia.

Scope 3 emissions are the collective emissions of CBA, Bankwest, ASB and Sovereign.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (tCO2-e) - CBA

173,906 156,499 144,037 132,874 122,008
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

Total emissions
173,906 156,499 144,037 132,874 122,008

Scope 1 emissions
8,192 8,064 7,936 7,249 6,847

Scope 2 emissions
118,047 100,997 91,275 86,264 81,307

Scope 3 emissions
47,667 47,438 44,826 39,361 33,854

Total emissions are the combined Scopes 1, 2 and 3 emissions defined below.

Scope 1 carbon emissions relate to the consumption of natural gas and stationary fuel by domestic retail and commercial properties. It also includes the business use of our domestic tool-of-trade vehicle fleet. Source of emissions factors: NGA Factors (2015).

Scope 2 carbon emissions relate to the electricity use by domestic retail, commercial, ATMs and certain residential properties. Source of emissions factors: NGA Factors (2015).

Scope 3 carbon emissions relate to indirect emissions associated with Scope 1 and 2 defined above, rental car and taxi use, business use of private vehicles, dedicated bus service, business flights, office paper and waste to landfill. Source of emissions factors: NGA Factors (2015), DEFRA (2014) for flights.

4.0 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.7
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
4.0 3.5 3.1 2.9 2.7

Emissions relate to Scope 1 and 2 emissions sources as detailed above. FTE relates to domestic full-time equivalent as defined in 'People data' tab. For consistency and comparability with peers, emissions per FTE relate to Scope 1 and 2 only.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (tCO2-e) - Bankwest

29,216 23,883 22,761 19,815 17,629
 
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total emissions
29,216 23,883 22,761 19,815 17,629

Scope 1 emissions
1,859 1,501 742 776 835

Scope 2 emissions
23,441 19,683 17,375 14,861 12,948

Scope 3 emissions
3,916 2,699 4,643 4,178 3,846

Total emissions are the combined Scopes 1, 2 and 3 emissions defined below.

Scope 1 carbon emissions relate to the consumption of natural gas and stationary fuel by domestic retail and commercial properties. It also includes the business use of our domestic tool-of-trade vehicle fleet. Source of emissions factors: NGA Factors (2015).

Scope 2 carbon emissions relate to the electricity use by domestic retail, commercial, ATMs and certain residential properties. Source of emissions factors: NGA Factors (2015).

Scope 3 carbon emissions relate to indirect emissions associated with Scope 1 and 2 defined above, rental car and taxi use, business use of private vehicles, dedicated bus service, business flights, office paper and waste to landfill. Source of emissions factors: NGA Factors (2015), DEFRA (2014) for flights.

5.4 4.8 5.6 5.2 4.6
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
5.4 4.8 5.6 5.2 4.6

Emissions relate to Scope 1 and 2 emissions sources as detailed above. FTE relates to domestic full-time equivalent as defined in 'People data' tab. For consistency and comparability with peers, emissions per FTE relate to Scope 1 and 2 only.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (tCO2-e) - New Zealand

10,395 10,253 10,184 8,641 8,599
 
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total emissions
10,395 10,253 10,184 8,641 8,599

Scope 1 emissions
334 377 698 632 436

Scope 2 emissions
4,602 4,463 4,197 3,393 3,213

Scope 3 emissions
5,459 5,413 5,289 4,615 4,950

Total emissions relate to the combined of ASB and Sovereign Scopes 1, 2 and 3 emissions sources defined below.

Scope 1 carbon emissions relate to the consumption of gas and fuel by ASB and Sovereign domestic operations. It includes both retail and commercial properties and business use of domestic tool-of-trade vehicle fleet. Source of emissions factors: Guidance for Voluntary Corporate Greenhouse Gas Reporting (2015).

Scope 2 carbon emissions relate to the electricity use by domestic retail, commercial properties and domestic ATMs. Source of emissions factors: Guidance for Voluntary Corporate Greenhouse Gas Reporting (2015).

Scope 3 emissions relate to indirect emissions (tool-of-trade vehicles and electricity), waste to landfill, business air travel, taxi use and hire cars, as well as fuel consumed in leased vehicles and staff personal vehicles, where appropriate. Source of emissions factors: Guidance for Voluntary Corporate Greenhouse Gas Reporting (2015), DEFRA (2014) for flights. EPA Victoria 2013 for paper.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (tCO2-e) - Asia

- 7,022 7,218 8,969 8,378
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
- 7,022 7,218 8,969 8,378

Scope 2 carbon emissions relate to electricity use by the Group's commercial offices in China, India, Singapore, Japan, Vietnam, as well as the retail branches in China and Indonesia. Data excludes joint ventures. Source of emissions factors: GHG Protocol (2015).

Waste (t)

- 7,723 6,776 5,682 5,587
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
- 7,723 6,776 5,682 5,587

Total waste relates to the combined of waste to landfill and waste recycled as defined below.

- 1,102 1,129 960 755
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
- 1,102 1,129 960 755

Tonnes of waste to landfill generated per annum from the Group’s nine major commercial buildings located in NSW and WA. The weight is estimated by the total number of bin lifts using density conversion factors or actual weighed amounts where available.

- 6,621 5,647 4,722 4,832
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
- 6,621 5,647 4,722 4,832

Tonnes of recycled waste generated per annum from the Group’s nine major commercial buildings located in NSW and WA. The weight is estimated by the total number of bin lifts using density conversion factors or actual weighed amounts where available. This also includes Secure Paper collected for destruction for the Group's entire domestic portfolio. Secure Paper volumes are provided by our Secure Document collection provider based on an average weight per bin collected.

Water (kL)

- - - 73,111 114,608
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
- - - 73,111 114,608

114,608 kL

Water consumption includes tenanted usage from the Group’s nine major commercial buildings located in NSW and WA. Water consumption for Bankwest place (WA) is estimated by the property manager based on Bankwest's proportion of Net Lettable Area of the building and the total building's water consumption.