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Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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Provides services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet

Ticker: AKAM ISIN: US00971T1016
Address: 8 Cambridge Center , USA , Cambridge , MA , 2142 Website: Akamai Technologies, Inc.
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Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

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Akamai Technologies, Inc. 53 56 52 54 50
Business Support Services
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Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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Rankings are in percentile terms, compared to other companies in the same industry and country Overall Community Employees Environment Governance
Akamai Technologies, Inc. 36% 53% 31% 34% 38%
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
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Akamai Technologies, Inc. 64% 57% 36% 66% 27% 14%
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Akamai Technologies, Inc. 47% 33% 34% 49% 35% 43%
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.1121 316.6056 NA
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BSI 50 58.9065 88.4717 NA
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Enterprise Value NA 4528.519 NA NA
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0. Further Information NA NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA If you use the Internet –to shop, access Web applications in the cloud, download software, conduct Web marketing or access HD video – you've probably used Akamai's services without even knowing it. Akamai optimizes online experiences, helping businesses NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA No NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA As climate change regulations emerge, we will engage in an evolving analysis and evaluation of potential risks to Akamai’s business associated with these regulatory developments. We do not believe that current applicable regulatory requirements related to NA NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Akamai believes that the risk to our company based on the physical impacts of climate change is currently minimal. Our services leverage a network of servers that is significantly distributed across more than 75 countries and territories, leveraging appr NA NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA The structure of Akamai's business operations such as leased infrastructure, a large number of suppliers and small size per location significantly lowers our climate change related risks. While the impact of climate change, climate-related policy and reg NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA No NA NA
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA No NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA No NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/54/454/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/11.EmissionsScope2Contractual/3D_Akamai_REC_Agreement_052511.doc NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA NA
11.1. Do you consider that the grid average factors used to report Scope 2 emissions in Question 8.3 reflect the contractual arrangements you have with electricity suppliers? NA Yes NA NA
11.1a. You may report a total contractual Scope 2 figure in response to this question. Please provide your total global contractual Scope 2 GHG emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 0 NA 17902000 NA
11.2. Has your organization retired any certificates, e.g. Renewable Energy Certificates, associated with zero or low carbon electricity within the reporting year or has this been done on your behalf? NA Yes NA NA
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Akamai believes that as a shared resource our cloud computing platform performs at a higher level of energy efficiency than what most of our customers would be able to achieve with their own network infrastructure to realize a comparable level of performa NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 1 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Financial optimization calculations NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA No NA NA
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board NA
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA Individual Board Member NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No No Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Increased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Exceptional Increase NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Decrease: Change in output NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: 15.7 , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 79 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E C A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Akamai is a member of TechNet, which is largely a bipartisan political network of Chief Executive Officers and Senior Executives of leading U.S. technology companies. TechNet promotes public policies that strengthen U.S. technology innovation, and engages NA NA
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion of biologically sequestered carbon (i.e. carbon dioxide emissions from burning biomass/biofuels) relevant to your company? No No Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 NA 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/54/454/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/Akamai_Annual_Report_2011.pdf NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 2 NA NA
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
2. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/54/454/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/2.Strategy/Akamai_Annual_Report_2011.pdf NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA No NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA Akamai's Sr. Director of Internal Audit evaluates business-related risks for many purposes. One is to perform a company-wide assessment of business risks for the purpose of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Risk items are not quantified in monetary term NA NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes NA
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Despite the relatively immaterial risk represented by climate change to Akamai, we have chosen to make sustainability, including GHG emissions, a key element of our business strategy. Corporate responsibility and a growing concern about climate change amo NA NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Akamai does not offer products or services directly related to energy efficiency, carbon abatement or regulatory reporting. NA NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Anticipated physical impacts of climate change may present a potentially long-term opportunity for Akamai. but, the significance cannot yet be assessed. As concern about anticipated physical impacts of climate change grows among our target market, it ma NA NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Among our target market (Fortune 2000 companies) there is a growing concern about and attention to climate change. This concern is resulting in a steady increase in the number of companies taking action to implement their own sustainability programs inclu NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/54/454/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/7.EmissionsMethodology/IEA_CO2_Highlights_2010_Edition.pdf NA NA
7. Further Information NA Change in Scope 2 from prior CDP responses is due to substitution of latest eGrid values (eGrid2010v1.1 Year 2007) which had generally lower CEF's compared to the eGrid 2007v1.1 Year 2005 NA NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2) NA NA NA NA
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. NA USD($) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA No NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions Third party verification or assurance complete Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document No Response
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? No
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/United States of America/276
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division; By facility; By activity NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Office Operations/375
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Diesel/79
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration Ireland
0.4. Currency selection Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. All financial information contained in the response should be in this currency. USD($)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. USD($)
0.5. Please select if you wish to complete a shorter information request. NA
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA Tom Leighton, Chief Executive Officer of Akamai Technologies NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No No Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? No Response
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/North America/63031/142253/
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division; By activity NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Office Operations/7289
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012//
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA Akamai considers the percentage total operational spend on energy to be proprietary and confidential. NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% NA More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/1743;Electricity/214289;Heat/3.7;Steam/;Cooling/
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Diesel/Gas oil/109
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling No purchases or generation of low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling/
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Emissions reduction activities: 24/Acquisitions: 0.8/Change in output: 6/
12.2. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per revenue: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 7E-05/metric tonnes CO2e/20/Decrease/Akamai's revenue increased 34%. Reduction in this intensity metric is likely due to significant improvements in Akamai's network energy efficiency resulting in early reductions in energy and GHG intensity. Akamai's n
12.3. Please describe your gross combined Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the reporting year in metric tonnes CO2e per FTE: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 31.8/metric tonnes CO2e/17/Decrease/Akamai's number of FTE increased by 29% from the previous year and network traffic increased 39%. Reduction in this intensity metric is likely due to significant improvements in Akamai's network energy efficiency resul
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change 1.02/metric tonnes CO2e/25/Decrease/This intensity metric is specific to Akamai's network IT operations which represent 92% of Akamai's total Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. A reduction in this intensity metric is due to implementation of energy efficiency
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA NA NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
14.2. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 3 emissions Third party verification or assurance underway but not yet complete - last years statement available
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
14.3. Are you able to compare your Scope 3 emissions for the reporting year with those for the previous year for any sources? Yes
14.4. Do you engage with any of the elements of your value chain on GHG emissions and climate change strategies? (Tick all that apply) Yes, our suppliers; Yes, our customers
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success Akamai annually surveys our collocation data center providers that represent 75% of our network server deployment, as well as our server vendors. The survey inquiries about, among other things related to sustainability, management of energy consumption a
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/54/454/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/2.Strategy/Akamai 2012 10-K Filing.pdf NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details Akamai's Sr. Director of Internal Audit evaluates business-related risks for many purposes. One is to perform a company-wide assessment of business risks for the purpose of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Risk items are not quantified in monetary term
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA Akamai's Sr. Director of Internal Audit evaluates business-related risks for many purposes. One is to perform a company-wide assessment of business risks for the purpose of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Risk items are not quantified in monetary term NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes Despite the relatively immaterial risk represented by climate change to Akamai, we have chosen to make sustainability, including GHG emissions, a key element of our business strategy. Corporate responsibility and a growing concern about climate change amo
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Despite the relatively immaterial risk represented by climate change to Akamai, we have chosen to make sustainability, including GHG emissions, a key element of our business strategy. Corporate responsibility and a growing concern about climate change amo NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No No Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? No
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association NA
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? NA
2.3e. Do you fund any research organizations to produce public work on climate change? NA
2.3f. Please describe the work and how it aligns with your own strategy on climate change NA
2.3g. Please provide details of the other engagement activities that you undertake NA
2.3h. What processes do you have in place to ensure that all of your direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with your overall climate change strategy? Akamai coordinates internally to ensure that all of our direct and indirect activities that influence policy are consistent with our overall climate change strategy. Akamai’s Vice President of Public Policy reviews policy-related initiatives for such con
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment No Response
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment NW1/Scope 2/93.4/76/metric tonnes CO2e per unit of service provided/2009/4.3/2012/Intensity reduction target is an annual reduction of 30%. This target applies specifically to Akamai's global network operations which encompass the Scope 2 emissions assoc
3.1c. What change in absolute emissions this intensity target reflects/ID/Direction of change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions at target completion?/% change anticipated in absolute Scope 1+2 emissions NW1/Increase/4/Increase/7/Despite continued dramatic decreases in our network GHG intensity Akamai's network peak traffic continues to rise at a rapid pace, more than a four-fold increase since January 2009. This increased traffic requires additional inf
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment NW1/100/83/Comment: While only a 25% reduction in the network intensity metric was achieved over the course of the year compared to a 30% target, because intensity was reduced quickly, early in the year the overall reduction in absolute Scope 2 was the s
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Akamai believes that as a shared resource our cloud computing platform performs at a higher level of energy efficiency than what most of our customers would be able to achieve with their own network infrastructure to realize a comparable level of performa NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation/3/
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 1 13 Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities.
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Financial optimization calculations NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Financial optimization calculations/
4. Attachments NA
4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information NA
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 3 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact No Response
5.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact No Response
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact No Response
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA As climate change regulations emerge, we will engage in an evolving analysis and evaluation of potential risks to Akamai’s business associated with these regulatory developments. We do not believe that current applicable regulatory requirements related to NA
5.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Akamai believes that the risk to our company based on the physical impacts of climate change is currently minimal. Our services leverage a network of servers that is significantly distributed across more than 81 countries and territories, leveraging over NA
5.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA The structure of Akamai's business operations such as leased infrastructure, a large number of suppliers and small size per location significantly lowers our climate change related risks. Furthermore, Akamai’s dynamic mapping technology enables us to shi NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency No
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact No Response
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Akamai does not offer products or services directly related to energy efficiency, carbon abatement or regulatory reporting. NA
6.1h. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by physical climate parameters that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Anticipated physical impacts of climate change may present a potentially long-term opportunity for Akamai. But, the significance cannot yet be assessed. As concern about anticipated physical impacts of climate change grows among our target market, it ma NA
6.1i. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA Among our target market (Fortune 2000 companies) there is a growing concern about and attention to climate change. This concern is resulting in a steady increase in the number of companies taking action to implement their own sustainability programs inclu NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/54/454/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/UK DEFRA Flight CEF 2010-2012.csv NA
7. Further Information NA Changes to 2009 Scope 1 and Scope emissions is due to updates in eGrid and IEA electricity emission factors based on eGrid2012 v1.0 2009 and IEA CO2emissionfromfuelcombustion_HIGHLIGHTS_2012. Because Akamai does not have electricity usage data for all op NA
7.1. Please provide your base year and base year emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)/7.1. Base year From Date:/To Date:/ Scope 1 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/N39Scope 2 Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 2009-01-01/2009-12-31/108/57789
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA The Greenhouse Gas Protocol: A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard (Revised Edition) NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4 - 100 year)
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference Diesel/Gas oil/800/kg CO2e per MWh/Clean Development Mechanism ( CDM) guidance http://cdm.unfccc.int/UserManagement/FileStorage/7QXAZ5036WN8BEYKUDFRPJGL21V4I9 (UNFCCC I.D./version 1.5 Sectoral Scope 0.
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 375
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA No NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded No Response
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions No Response
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions Third party verification or assurance complete Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document No Response
2013 Performance Band E B A NA
2013 Score 0 84 100 NA
0. Attachments NA NA NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA NA NA If you are in these sectors (according to the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)), the corresponding sector modules will be marked as default options to your information request. If you want to query your classification, please email respond@c
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Akamai® is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabl NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. Akamai® is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabl
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2012-01-01
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2014 Performance Band E A A 2014 Performance Band
2014 Score 100 97 1 2014 Score
CDLI leader No Yes Yes The Climate Disclosure Leadership Index: A Company must: (1)   Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Achieve a score within the top 10% of the total regional sample population
Comment NA Comment
CPLI leader No Yes Yes The Climate Performance Leadership Inde: A company must: (1)Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Attain a performance score greater than (3) Disclose gross global Scope 1 and Scope 2 figures (4) Score maximum performanc
Scope 1 emissions 502 All greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are directly from sources that are owned or controlled by the reporting entity.
Scope 2 emissions 103,122 int All indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the consumption of purchased electricity, heat or steam. Indirect GHG emissions are a consequence of the activities of the reporting entity, but occur at sources owned or controlled by another entity.
Target(s) reported ŒŽ Absolute/Intensive
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Verification/ assurance 123 Audit and verification by a competent and independent organization that uses a standardized set of terms and methods.
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2.1. Are you able to identify which of your operations are located in water-stressed regions? No Response No Response 4 answers NA
0.4. Exclusions Are there any geographies, activities, facilities or types of water inputs/outputs within this boundary which are not included in your disclosure? NA Yes NA NA
2.2b. You may explain here why you are not able to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water stress or water-related risk and whether you have plans to explore this issue in the future No Response No Response 3 answers NA
0.4aList of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting No Response Answered Answered NA
1.1. Does your company have a water policy, strategy or management plan? No No Yes NA
2.1bPlease list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area NA Australia//1 – 10India//1 – 10Spain//1 – 10Italy//1 – 10United States of America/Southwest, midwest, southeast/11 – 20 NA NA
2.1bPlease list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting No Response 3 answers 4 answers NA
2.2. Do you use other indicators (besides water stress) to identify operations which are located in regions subject to water-related risk? NA Akamai believes that it does not use a material amount of water within our operational boundary. There is no direct water usage associated with the operations of our server and networking equipment. NA NA
0.1. Introduction Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA If you use the Internet –to shop, access Web applications in the cloud, download software, conduct Web marketing or access HD video – you've probably used Akamai's services without even knowing it. NA NA
0.2. Reporng Year Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2.0. Enter the period that will be disclosed. NA 01-01-2011 - 31-12-2011 NA NA
0.3. Reporting Boundary Please indicate the category that describes the company, entities, or group for which you are reporting. NA Companies, entities or groups over which operational control is exercised. NA NA
2.3. Please specify the total percentage of your operations that are located in the regions at risk which you identified in questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 NA Yes NA NA
2.4. Please specify the basis you use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 NA Other NA NA
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting Australia/CCA's Water Policy covers all aspects of water related operations activities from both municipal and groundwater sources across the beverage and food businesses. NA United States of America/We have a philosophy to limit water waste and a strategy to identify reduction opportunities from development through operations through supply chain. We build our stores to green building standards (LEED and Green Globes), and e NA
1.1b. Does the policy, strategy or plan specify water reduction, quality or efficiency targets or other water-related goals? NA No Response NA NA
1.1bDoes the water policy, strategy or plan specify water-related targets or goals? No No Response Yes NA
0.4aList of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions NA Offices/All of Akamai's office space is leased. Water is provided through the lease and is managed by our landlords. NA NA
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0.2. Reporting Year 2012-01-01
0.3. Reporting Boundary Companies, entities or groups over which operational control is exercised
0.4. Are there any geographies, activities, facilities or types of water inputs/outputs within this boundary which are not included in your disclosure? No
0.4a. List of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting NA
0.4a. List of Exclusions & Reason for Exclusions-Transparency & Reporting (value) NA
1.1. Does your company have a water policy, strategy or management plan? No No Yes
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting Australia/CCA's Water Policy covers all aspects of water related operations activities from both municipal and groundwater sources across the beverage and food businesses. 2 answers United States of America/We have a philosophy to limit water waste and a strategy to identify reduction opportunities from development through operations through supply chain. We build our stores to green building standards (LEED and Green Globes), and e
1.1a. Please describe your policy, strategy or plan, including the highest level of responsibility for it within your company and its geographical reach-Transaprency & Reporting (value) Company-wide/Akamai’s current water management plan is to gather data on direct and indirect water usage, assess materiality, risk, and the need for a mitigation plan. Akamai’s operations that involve direct water use are our business office and network
1.1b. Does the water policy, strategy or plan specify water-related targets or goals? No
1.1c. Description of Target/goal, its type and geographical reach -Transparency & Reporting NA
1.1c. Description of Target/goal, its type and geographical reach -Transparency & Reporting (value) NA
1.1d. You may explain here why your company does not have a water policy, strategy or plan and if you intend to put one in place. NA
1.2. What specific actions has your company taken to manage water resources or engage stakeholders in water-related issues and what are their outcomes?-Transparency & Reporting No response
1.2. What specific actions has your company taken to manage water resources or engage stakeholders in water-related issues and what are their outcomes?-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.1. Are any of your operations located in water-stressed regions? Yes
2.1a. Please specify the method(s) you use to characterize water-stressed regions- Environmental policy & Reporting Other
2.1a. Please specify the method(s) you use to characterize water-stressed regions- Environmental policy & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.1b. Please list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting 1 answers
2.1b. Please list the water-stressed regions where you have operations and the percentage of your total operations in that area-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
2.2. Are there other indicators (besides water stress) which you wish to report that help you to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water-related risk? No
2.2a. Please list the relevant risk indicator of your total operations in that area-Environment Policy and Reporting NA
2.2b. You may explain here why you do not wish to report or why you do not use other indicators to identify which of your operations are located in regions subject to water-related risk. Akamai believes that direct water use within our operational boundary is not material. Akamai does analyze the regional water risk associated with indirect water usage by our collocation data center providers. Less than 3% of Akamai's network operations
2.3. Please specify the total proportion of your operations that are located in the regions at risk which you identified in questions 2.1 and/or 2.2. 0 2.2 99
2.4. The basis to use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.2 1 answers
2.4. The basis to use to calculate the percentages used for questions 2.1 and/or 2.3 (value) #NAME?
2.5. Do any of your key inputs or raw materials (excluding water) come from regions subject to water-related risk? Yes
2.5a. Please state or estimate the percentage of your key water-intensive inputs (excluding water) that come from these regions-Transparency & Reporting #NAME?
2.5b. You may explain here why you are not able to identify if any of your key inputs or raw materials come from regions subject to water-related risk and whether you have plans to explore this issue in the future. NA
3.1. Is your company exposed to water-related risks (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? No
3.1a. Please describe the current and/or future risks to your operations, the ways in which these risks affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for managing them-Transparency & Reporting NA
3.1a. Please describe the current and/or future risks to your operations, the ways in which these risks affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for managing them-Transparency & Reporting (value) NA
3.1b. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. Akamai believes that the exposure of water-related risks to our company is currently minimal. Our services leverage a network of servers that is significantly distributed across more than 81 countries and territories, leveraging over a thousand different
3.1c. Please explain why you do not know if your company is exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure, and your plans to assess this risk in the future. NA
3.2. Country or geographical scale-Environment Policy & Reporting Country
3.2. What methodology do you use to analyze water-related risk across your operations?-Transparency & Reporting Answered
3.2. What methodology do you use to analyze water-related risk across your operations? Akamai analyzes the regional energy consumption of its server network - by state in the U.S. and by country outside the U.S. Energy consumption is closely correlated with cooling load which is a reasonable proxy for gauging the magnitude of indirect wate
3.3. Do you require your key suppliers to report on their water use, risks and management? Yes
3.4. Is your supply chain exposed to water-related risks (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? No
3.4b. Please explain why you do not consider your supply chain to be exposed to any water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. Less than 3% of Akamai's outsourced data center operations based on energy consumption is deployed in locations with extreme or high water risk as defined by the Maplecroft global water security risk index. Furthermore our services leverage a network of
3.4c. Please explain why you do not know if your supply chain is exposed to water-related risks that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure, and your plans to assess this risk in the future. NA
4.1. Has your business experienced any detrimental impacts related to water in the past five years? No
4.1. Please describe any detrimental impacts to business related to water your company has faced in the past five years, their financial impacts and whether they have resulted in any changes to company practices- Transparency & Reporting Answered
5.1. Do water-related issues present opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure? No
5.1a. Please describe the current and/or future opportunities, the ways in which these opportunities affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for exploiting them-Environmental Policy & Reporting NA
5.1a. Please describe the current and/or future opportunities, the ways in which these opportunities affect or could affect your operations and your current or proposed strategies for exploiting them-Environmental Policy & Reporting (value) NA
5.1b. Please explain why you do not consider water-related issues to present opportunities to your company that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure or supply chain. Akamai's services are not related to water usage or conservation, nor could they be considered at this time a substitute for activities or products related to water usage.
5.1c. Please explain why you do not know whether water-related issues present opportunities to your company that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operation, revenue or expenditure. NA
6.1. Has your company identified any linkages or trade-offs between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain? Yes
6.1a. Please describe the linkages or trade-offs between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain?--Transparency & Reporting 2 answers
6.1a. Please describe the linkages or trade-offs and the related management policy or action between water and carbon emissions in its operations or supply chain?-Transparency & Reporting (value) #NAME?
7.1. Are you able to provide data, whether measured or estimated, on water withdrawals within your operations? No
7.1a. Please report the water withdrawals within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting NA
7.1a. Please report the water withdrawals within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting (value) NA
7.1b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water withdrawals. Akamai does not have metrics related to the withdrawal of water within our operational boundary. Water withdrawals associated with our office operations is provided through the office leases and managed by the landlords. To date Akamai has received no me
7.2. Are you able to provide data, whether measured or estimated, on water recycling/reuse within your operations? No Response
7.2a. Please report the water recycling/reuse within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting NA
7.2a. Please report the water recycling/reuse within your operations for the reporting year-Transparency & Reporting (value) NA
7.2b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water recycling/reuse within your operations. NA
7.2b. Please explain why you are not able to provide data for water recycling/reuse within your operations-Transparency & Reporting No Response
7.3. Please use this space to describe the methodologies used for questions 7.1 and 7.2 or to report withdrawals or recycling/reuse in a different format to that set out above. NA
7.3. Please use this space to describe the methodologies used for questions 7.1 and 7.2 or to report withdrawals or recycling/reuse in a different format to that set out above-Transparency & Reporting No Response
7.4. Are any water sources significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water? No
7.4a. Please list any water sources significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water. NA
7.4b. You may explain here why your company's withrawal of water does not significantly affect any water sources. Akamai does not use a material amount of water within our operational boundary.
7.4b. You may explain here why your company's withrawal of water does not significantly affect any water sources-Transparency & reporting Answered
7.4c. Please explain why you do not know if any water sources are significantly affected by your company's withdrawal of water. NA
8.1. Are you able to identify discharges of water from your operations by destination, by treatment method and by quantity and quality using standard effluent parameters? No
8.1a. Please explain why you are not able to identify discharges from your operations by destination, treatment method , quantity and quality, and whether you have any plans to put in place systems that would enable you to do so. Water used from Akamai's office operations is discharged into municipal sewer systems where standard treatment methods are used. Water discharge is from lavatory and break room facilities. At this time Akamai has received no metrics related to our offic NA
8.2. Did your company pay any penalties or fines for significant breaches of discharge agreements or regulations in the reporting period? No NA
8.2a. Please describe the quality, quantity and destination of the water that was the subject of the significant breach(es), the associated fines and any actions taken to minimise the risk of future non-compliance NA NA
8.3. Are any water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by discharges of water or runoff from your operations? No NA
8.3a. Please list any water bodies and related habitats which are significantly affected by discharge of water or runoff from your operations NA NA
8.3b. You may explain here why your company's discharge of water does not significantly affect any water bodies or associated habitats. Akamai does not use or discharge a material amount of water within our operational boundary. Water from office operations such as lavatory and break room kitchen facilities is discharged into municipal sewer systems. NA
8.3b. You may explain here why your company's discharge of water does not significantly affect any water bodies or related habitats-Tansparency & Reporting Answered NA
8.3c. Please explain why you do not know if any water bodies and associated habitats are significantly affected by discharge of water or runoff from your operations. NA NA
9.1. Please provide any available financial intensity values for your company's water use across its operations No response NA
9.1. Please provide any available financial intensity values for your company's water use across its operations (value) #NAME? NA
9.2. Please provide any available water intensity values for your company's products or services across its operations. #NAME? NA
Please enter the name of the individual that has signed off (approved) the response and their job title Nicola Peill-Moelter NA
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2011 Electricity Usage /MWh 35 198626 272242310 Annual electricity consumption resulting from all operations within the defined boundaries of a given organisation.
2011 Renewables Usage /MWh 5 - 20498400 Total number of MWh of electricity or proxy purchased globally from renewable energy power-generating projects directly or indirectly.
Biomass/Biofuel (%) 0 NA 100 Biomass = woody waste; agricultural crops or waste; animal and other organic waste; energy crops; co-firing of biomass in fossil fuel generation plants. Biofuel = biofuels such as bioethanol and biodiesel.
Blend (%) 0 NA 100 Blend = renewable electricity consisting of a mix of renewables as provided by for example third-party marketers.
Country USA NA
Geothermal (%) 0 NA 79 Geothermal = all electricity from geothermal facilities.
Global CREX rank 1 280 280 The CREX participants are ranked based on the percentage of renewable electricity procured for their own use in 2011, calculated by dividing renewable electricity consumption by total electricity consumption for the period.
Hydro (%) 0 NA 100 Hydro = hydro projects from new generation capacity.
Sector Technology NA ICB system top-level industry designation (via the Bloomberg Terminal).
Solar (%) 0 NA 100 Solar = all electricity produced solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal facilities.
Unknown (%) 0 NA 100
Waste to energy (%) 0 NA 100 Waste-to-energy = electricity using landfill gas or waste from other facilities such as wastewater treatment stations.
Wind (%) 0 NA 100 Wind = all electricity from wind turbines.
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 56 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 98 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 177 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 4 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Executive Diversity 0 0.32 0.41 Percentage of officers and directors that are female.
Percentage of Profit 0 0.012 1.086 Percentage of profit donated.
Rank 500 106 1 NA
Toxicity produced 773771631 0 0 In pounds.
Toxicity released 113515588 0 0 In pounds.
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Coal 0.201 NA 0.551 A company’s coal intensity is a simple calculation of the approximate total percentage of coal generated electricity powering the company’s data centers.
Energy Efficiency & GHG Mitigation F B A Companies are evaluated on the strength of their strategies and measurable progress to mitigate the demand for dirty energy generated by their IT infrastructure.
Energy Transparency F A A Companies are evaluated on the scope and level of detail made publicly available on energy consumption of IT infrastructure that allow stakeholders and customers to evaluate the energy related environmental performance and their impact.
Infrastructure Siting F C B Companies are assessed on the strength of infrastructure siting criteria and investment decisions that enable the development of the company’s IT infrastructure to maximize the use of clean sources of energy.
Nuclear 0 0 0.31 A company’s nuclear intensity is similar: a simple calculation of the approximate total percentage of nuclear generated electricity powering the company’s data center.
Renewables Advocacy F D A Companies are evaluated on the strength of their measurable progress and commitment to renewable energy investments, and actions taken to advocate for ambitious policies at all levels of government that encourage wide-scale renewable energy generation.
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Carbon Productivity 0.003 0.116 0.97 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.021 0.032 0.971 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.014 0.387 0.851 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No No Yes A mechanism to link the remuneration of any member of a company's senior executive team with the achievement of environmental performance targets.
Rank 500 164 1
Reputation 0.005 0.817 1.0 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No Yes Yes The existence of a committee at the Board of Directors level whose mandate is related to the sustainability of the company, including but not limited to environmental matters.
Waste Productivity 0.014 0.677 0.97 Waste Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / [Total waste generated (metric tonnes) – waste recycled/reused (metric tonnes)].
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Corporate Governance 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 21 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 0 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 0.4 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
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