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Operating in more than 170 countries, BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services. Our principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher value broadband and internet products and services.

Ticker: BT-LN ISIN: GB0030913577
Address: 81 Newgate St. , United Kingdom , London , , ENG , EC1A 7AJ Website: BT Group PLC
Phone #: 44-20-7356-5000 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

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BT Group PLC 69 68 75 65 70
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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
BT Group PLC 99% 90% 95% 73% 94%
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BT Group PLC
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
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BT Group PLC 91% 86% 92% 96% 95% 94%
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BT Group PLC 72% 84% 59% 98% 88% 93%
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annual_sales_local 286 18897000000 2.407451E+11 NA
Emissions per assets 2.8321 8.8377401036e-005 2.8387656764E-10 NA
Emissions per employee 235484.5 23.3348 0.073 NA
Emissions per sale 4.2576 0.0001 2.7756653992E-07 NA
emissions_total_tco2e 70790000 2116462 9 NA
employees_total 1 90700 508714 NA
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total_assets_local 1000 23948000000 1.506867E+12 NA
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.3393 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 3941.5081 NA
BSI 50 67.3502 88.4717 NA
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Enterprise Value 2013 0 43319.7163 435750.9811
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Brand Value 2014 10 8976.8311 87304 A brand strength is assessed by using our Brand Strength Index framework. This benchmarks the strength, risk and future potential of a brand relative to its competitors by assessing input measures, brand equity measures, and output performance across four
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0. Further Information NA The details of our approach to carbon reporting can be found in our Better Future report at http://www.bt.com/betterfuture NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Serving the needs of customers in more than 170 countries, BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies. Our main activities are providing and managing data and voice networks and providing a range of services over these networks. NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes 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 We consider BT to be exposed to other significant risks. REP – reputation[i] Unknown[ii] Energy savings & efficiency programme, advocacy through third parties (e.g. CBI & Aldersgate Group), direct responses to government consultations, environmental ma 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 NA 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 NA 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 NA NA NA
6. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/77/2377/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/6.ClimateChangeOpportunities/4938-smart-metering-imp-prog-update-apr2012.pdf NA NA
6. Further Information NA Attached is the DECC update on the Smart Metering programme from April 2012. 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 Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes 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 REGO - Other Regulatory Drivers [i] According to DECC, the full business case for smart meters shows that they will bring a net benefit of £7.3bn to the UK over the next twenty years. By 2020, the average consumer (with both electricity and gas) is expec NA NA
6.1c Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters? NA Yes 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 FLO - Change in precipitation pattern [i] Financial details of the Environment Agency deal is commercially confidential information [ii] BT worked with the Environment Agency across the UK to help double the number of homes and businesses that receive fre NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA Yes 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 REPO - Reputation[i] In FY2012 we have handled over £2.7bn of bids from customers who wanted to understand our credentials on corporate responsibility and sustainability, up from £2.1bn in FY2011. [ii] the Sustainability Practice within BT Global Service NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA NA 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 No 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 512271 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 In 2008 BT initiated and co-edited the SMART 2020 report published by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) & The Climate Group, which found that smarter use of ICT could help reduce global CO2 emissions by 15% (7.8 gigatonnes) by 2020. In 2011 B NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 8 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for other emission reduction activities, Marginal abatement cost curve, Partnering with governments on technology development, Employee engagement, 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 Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA NA
5.1a Identified risks driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes 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 INTL – International agreement[i] Unknown[ii]Advocacy through third parties (e.g. Aldersgate Group, The Climate Group), direct responses to EU consultations[iii]Unknown AIR – Air Pollution limits[i] Unknown[ii] Environmental Management System compliant wi 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 Board Committee for Sustainable and Responsible Business (CSRB) Our Committee for Sustainable and Responsible Business (CSRB) is chaired by Sir Michael Rake (our chairman) and sets the corporate responsible and sustainable business strategy for BT group NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes 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 Decreased 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 Moderately Decreased 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: Emissions reduction activities NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: 0, Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 88 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E B A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA (i) Engagement processWe aim to be transparent about our public policy activities by using a number of methods to openly engage with political parties, MPs, trade associations and industry bodies around the world on energy & climate change policy. The nat 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/2012/77/2377/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/BTAnnualReport2012_smart.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 AVGT – average temp changes[i] Unknown[ii] Energy savings & efficiency programme to reduce our energy costs for cooling – includes free air cooling. The concept of free air cooling is based on using the external ‘free’ air to help subsidise the powered NA NA
2. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/77/2377/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/2.Strategy/Climate_Change_and_Energy_Managementa.pdf NA NA
2. Further Information NA The attached document provides more detail on our public policy position on Climate Change and Energy management and for our response to UK Government consultations please see http://www.btplc.com/Thegroup/RegulatoryandPublicaffairs/UKPublicAffairs/Respon NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes 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 We improve our business performance by managing climate change risks & developing marketplace opportunities. We take a forward looking approach to climate change risk management & opportunity identification. Through stakeholder engagement processes we qu 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 To ensure our customers get the services & support they deserve, we are 'building a better business with a better future', and this is our strategic group business focus. It’s recognition that in the current climate, we need flawless delivery & operationa 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 For further details on our we use our products and services to help customer reduced their carbon emissions please see our Better Future report at http://www.btplc.com/Responsiblebusiness/Ourstory/Sustainabilityreport/report/Bwless/LCE.aspx NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute and intensity targets 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 Yes 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 NA 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 NA 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 NA NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/77/2377/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/7.EmissionsMethodology/Copy of CDP 2012 Global CO2 Conversion Factors 2012.xlsx NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA 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 GBP(£) NA NA
1. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/77/2377/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/1.Governance/BTAnnualReport2012_smart.pdf NA NA
1. Further Information NA See our attached 2012 Annual Report - Report on Directors' Remuneration on page 76 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% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) BT procures renewable and CHP electricity across a large volume of it's total electricity consumption. These tariffs are backed by certificates as evidenced in 11.2a. Net emissions are calculated by using a zero rate emission factor for renewable tariff NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? BT has a very limited scope in the EU ETS. We have 7 sites within the UK which fall under the scheme, mainly because of the size of the back-up generators we operate, rather than our level of CO2 emissions. We therefore manage compliance with the EU ETS NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Other: Taking the financial control approach would omit most of our buildings which would not be a proper reflection of our business. Therefore, to give the most representative footprint for BT we take a hybrid approach. We report on the emissions associa NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 196290 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 1301734 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 Yes 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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8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
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. GBP(£)
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 https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/77/2377/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/1.Governance/2013_BT_Annual_Report.pdf NA
1. Further Information NA See our attached 2013 Annual Report - Report on Directors' Remuneration on page 77 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
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
11. Attachments NA NA NA
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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% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
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12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Decreased
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
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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 Yes Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? BT has a very limited scope in the EU ETS. We have 7 sites within the UK which fall under the scheme, mainly because of the size of the back-up generators we operate, rather than our level of CO2 emissions. We therefore manage compliance with the EU ETS
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
2. Attachments NA NA 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 (see guidance) NA i. Scope: Within the UK, Climate Change risk is assessed via our ISO140001 accredited environmental management system. BT is composed of six individual lines of business (including Group). A subject matter expert for each of the below categories is assig NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA i. Process Information relating to climate change and environmental impacts is collected from a broad range of stakeholders to and reported to the Sustainable Business Leadership Team (SBLT) where strategy is set. The SLBT reports to a formal committee of 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
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA BT responded to the UK government consultation on mandatory carbon reporting in October 2013., BT participated in the UK DEFRA consultation on electricity demand reduction on 31 January 2013. BT also participates in a CBI energy efficiency task force., BT NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? Yes
2.3d. Do you publically disclose a list of all the research organizations that you fund? No
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA Net Good MethodologyWe have published our carbon accounts annually for many years. These have included the carbon emissions resulting from our own operations, predominantly the energy we use running our networks, offices and running our commercial fleet a NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute and intensity targets Absolute and intensity targets
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 i. How the emissions are/were avoided In 2008 BT initiated and co-edited the SMART 2020 report published by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) & The Climate Group. According to the study, energy and fuel savings of $1.9 trillion could be ma NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 8 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 Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Dedicated budget for energy efficiency, Dedicated budget for other emissions reduction activities, Marginal abatement cost curve, Partnering with governments on technology development, Dedicated budget fo NA
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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? 2 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 Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
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 AVGT: i) The cost to BT in 2013 was the recruitment of around 1,600 new engineers to deal with severe weather .ii) In order to aid in the effective energy and temperature regulation of our vast estate, BT has installed a sophisticated SMART energy control NA
5.1e.Climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
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 REP i) Unknown ii) Energy savings & efficiency programme, advocacy through third parties (e.g. CBI & Aldersgate Group), direct responses to government consultations, environmental management, employee engagement, supply chain engagement, and othe 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 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 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 NA 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 Opportunities driven by changes in regulation; Opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Opportunities driven by changes in other climate-related developments 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 Yes
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA Yes NA
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1e. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments Yes
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 REPO i) In FY2013 we have handled over £2.8bn of bids from customers who wanted to understand our credentials on corporate responsibility and sustainability, up from £2.7bn in FY2012. In 2008 BT initiated and co-edited the SMART 2020 report published b 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 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 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 NA NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/77/2377/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/Conversion factors 2013.xlsx NA
7. Further Information NA Grid average factors used can be found in the attached spreadsheet. NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Other: Taking the financial control approach would omit most of our buildings which would not be a proper reflection of our business. Therefore, to give the most representative footprint for BT we take a hybrid approach. We report on the emissions associa 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 200876 Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 192644
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 Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
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2013 Score 0 93 100 NA
0. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/77/2377/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/Introduction/BF report.pdf 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 The details of our approach to carbon reporting can be found in our Better Future report at http://www.bt.com/betterfuture 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 BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the UK and in more than 170 countries worldwide. Our main activities are the provision of fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and TV products and serv NA
Climate Counts 2013
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Rank by Context-Based Score (1 to 100) 100 84 1 Climate counts rank
Sustainable N N Y If a company has a score of less than or equal to one (?1), it is considered “sustainable”, whereas a company with a score greater than one (>1) is considered “unsustainable”
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2011 Electricity Usage /MWh 35 2210000 272242310 Annual electricity consumption resulting from all operations within the defined boundaries of a given organisation.
2011 Renewables Usage /MWh 5 928200 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 UK NA
Geothermal (%) 0 NA 79 Geothermal = all electricity from geothermal facilities.
Global CREX rank 1 96 280 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 Telecom­munications 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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Reported Scope 3 Total (tCO2e) 670000000 46000 0 Indicated the total reported Scope 3 (all other indirect emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. Where no Scope 3 emissions are reported, this is recorded as "No Data"
Scope 1+2 Intensity 11162.43 21.76 0.3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and dividing by its turnover.
Global 800 Carbon Rank 800 6 1 Carbon Ranking of 800 international companies. Ranking is determined by EIO Methodology. See Source Info sheet for comments on it
No. of Scope 3 Categories Reported 1 3 15 This column indicates the number of Scope 3 Categories reported. Once placed into one of the four Disclosure Categories, companies are ranked by the number of Scope 3 categories disclosed.
Reported Scope 1+2 Total (tCO2e) 282000000 710000 843 The total reported Scope 1 (all direct emissions) and Scope 2 (indirect electricity emissions) of the company in metric tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol
Accepted or Inferred Scope 3 Intensity 8547.13 71.44 64.51 Unless the company reports all 15 Scope 3 categories as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, an inferred figure based on the highest reported intensity for that sector, across the Global ET Universe, is shown
Category No Public Data Green Public, Complete, and Verified data Companies are placed into one of four data or 'disclosure' categories: 1) Public, Complete, and Verified data; 2) Public, Complete, and Unverified data; 3) Public, Incomplete, Verified or Unverified data; 4) No Public Data
Combined Scope 1+2+3 Intensity 12161.68 57.48 34.24 Combined Scope 1+2_3 Intensity is calculated by adding together a company's Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions at 100% (disclosed or inferred) + 50% of Scope 3 emissions (disclosed or inferred).
Market Value ($Million) 1667.87 29576 358143.1 A company's market value, or market capitalism (number of shares times x share price). This value was taken on 23.08.2011
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Description NA Description of the company's product.
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Date Added To Sr List NA 41501.1667 NA Date added to the GRI list.
Guidelines NA GRI - G3.1 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Europe NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA http://www.btplc.com/betterfuture/betterbusiness/betterfuturereport/ NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://www.btplc.com/BetterFuture/BetterBusiness/BetterFutureReport/pdf/2013/BT_Better_Future_2013_Highlights.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA Corporate Responsibility Report 2013 NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Telecommunications NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Not Applicable NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA Large NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Envtl. Mgmt. 28.6 84.2 91.9 Based on an analysis of companies tracked in Sustainalytics’ Global Platform, the Environmental Management Score is an assessment of how a company manages its environmental performance through policies, programs, targets, certifications, and the like. To
Green Score 0 82.7 100 NA
Rank 500 6 1 NA
Disclosure 0 99.8 100 Environmental disclosure was included as a stand-alone score to assess each company’s transparency with regard to its environmental performance. Specifically, this score evaluates the breadth and quality of company environmen
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Carbon Productivity 0.015 0.384 0.963 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.007 0.53 0.957 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.0 0.462 0.843 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 500 182 1
Reputation 0.005 0.368 1 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 0.535 0.97 Waste Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / [Total waste generated (metric tonnes) – waste recycled/reused (metric tonnes)].
Water Productivity 0.012 0.475 0.992 Water Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / Total water use (m3).
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Corporate Governance 3 1 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 22 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 0.4 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.
Environmental FootPrint 3 0.8 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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Rank 400 94 1 REPORTWATCH RATING
Report Rating D B+ A REPORTWATCH RATING
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Value of USG Contracts (in millions) 990 NA 1 Value of Iranian contracts.
Withdrawn NA Was the association with Iran withdrawn?
Nationality Sweden Country the company is in.
On the list Yes Yes Is the company on the list.
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include_measurement 0 1 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 06/01/2012 NA Start Date
differentiation NA active NA At what level is the declarer?
ends_on NA 06/01/2013 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
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ends_on NA 06/01/2014 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
include_continued_support_statement 0 1 1 Does your COP contain a statement by the CEO (or equivalent) expressing continued support for the Global Compact and renewing your company’s ongoing commitment to the initiative and its principles?
include_measurement 0 0 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 06/01/2013 NA Start Date
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
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Industry Partners Yes Yes Industry Partners come from a broad range of business sectors, including construction, aviation, technology, tourism, food and beverage, energy, engineering and construction, and financial services. These companies are alert to the global issues that most affect their specific industry sector.
Strategic Partners Yes Yes Strategic Partners comprise some of the world’s leading corporate citizens and provide essential leadership in support of the Forum’s mission. Strategic Partners are a key force in our activities and communities at the global, regional and industry levels. They help shape our initiatives, projects and task forces and give intellectual guidance through the participation of their most senior executives on steering boards and in advisory groups. Their considerable financial support and in-kind services – including the provision of dedicated staff to assist with our operations – allow the Forum to deliver its programmes and advance worldwide economic and social progress.
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