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Commonwealth Bank of Australia

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia is an integrated financial company that provides retail banking, premium banking, business banking, institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment, and sharebroking products and services. The Group is based in Sydney, Australia and its brands include the wealth management business Colonial First State, and the online broking services CommSec and Bankwest.

Ticker: CBA ISIN: AU000000CBA7
Address: Martin PLace , Australia , Sydney , NSW , 2000 Website: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Phone #: 6161213132221 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia 62 56 71 59 62
Banking
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia 85% 53% 91% 52% 80%
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
Australia
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia 42% 73% 36% 97% 89% 77%
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Environment Governance
Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
Commonwealth Bank of Australia 76% 58% 30% 87% 74% 76%
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Australia
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Brand Finance 2011-12
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.0761 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 1372.7392 NA
BSI 50 69.507 88.4717 NA
Domicile AUSTRALIA NA
Enterprise Value NA 17028.204 NA NA
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Brand Value 2013 11.095 2400.2708 67875.2014 NA
BSI 50 70.8222 89.6275 NA
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Enterprise Value 2013 0 33233.4627 435750.9811
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Brand Value 2014 10 2400.2708 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 NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (the Bank) is Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services including retail banking, premium banking, business banking, institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and 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 CBA7:i) Potential financial implications of the risk before taking action:The reputation of the Bank may be adversely affected if it does not take action on climate change issues nor respond to public concerns. The associated financial risks are consumers 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 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 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 CBAa:i) Potential financial implications of the opportunity:While price increases as a result of the implementation of a carbon pricing mechanism are likely, there will also be a range of business opportunities for the Bank. For example, the Bank has deve 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 CBAb:i) Potential financial implications of the opportunity:Potential for new customers and increased revenue. ii) Methods to manage the opportunity:Monitoring of exposure to accumulations of exposure in geographic areas likely to be adversely affected by 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 CBAd:i) Potential financial implications of the opportunity:The Bank continues to actively develop and improve its annual and standalone Sustainability Report by engaging both internal and external stakeholders, collating and verifying data and narrative. 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 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 No 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 a) How the emissions were avoided:The Bank has increased the use of on-line banking and electronic communications. Customers are able to view electronic Statements and other material on-line in lieu of receiving a traditional paper-based statement by post 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 Dedicated budget for energy efficiency 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 CBA1:i) Potential financial implications of the risk before taking action:With the introduction of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) legislation there are potential civil and criminal penalties as well as financial penalties such as a $2 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 Chief Executive Officer - Ian Narev 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, Decrease: Emissions reduction activities, Decrease: Unidentified NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: 18, 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 Commonwealth Bank:a) Method of engagement:The Bank engages in policy discussions on environmental issues directly and through its industry representatives. Direct policy engagement is undertaken at both the departmental and Federal level of Government.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/2012/49/3649/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/2011_Commonwealth_Bank_Annual_Report.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 CBA5: i) Potential financial implications of the risk before taking action:An increased frequency of extreme weather events may result in financial implications for the Bank’s assets and property and may also disrupt the Bank’s and key supplier operations NA NA
2. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/49/3649/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/2.Strategy/CFSGAM - Responsible Property Investment 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 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 There are separate and significantly different risk management processes regarding climate change covering the Bank’s: •financial services as provided to customers; •own property and assets.The Bank acknowledges that it has an indirect impact on the envir 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 a)Influencing Strategy:The Bank’s strategy is underpinned by sustainable business practices and supported by the engagement of staff, stakeholders and clients. The Bank considers climate change and its related risks and opportunities (such as carbon pric 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 https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/49/3649/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/3.TargetsandInitiatives/emissions factors applied.XLSX NA NA
3. Further Information NA Attached are the emissions factors used and applied by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute 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, but we 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 Yes 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/2012/49/3649/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/7.EmissionsMethodology/Question7 4 emissions factors applied.XLSX NA NA
7. Further Information NA Please note that the Commonwealth Bank of Australia has attached the emissions factors used and applied as per question 7.4 of the 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project submission. 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 AUD ($) 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? The recently introduced Clean Energy legislation is the Australian Government’s comprehensive plan to address climate change and begin the transition of the country towards a low-carbon economy. This is likely to be a significant economic and environmenta 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 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. AUD ($)
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
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA 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% More than 5% but less than or equal to 10% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NB: In question 12.1a. under the heading of 'Direction of change', for line entries with a zero emissions value (for specific reasons, such as: not applicable to the finance industry, or no material changes to methodologies used etc), these cells have bee
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
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 Yes Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? New Zealand ETS: Sovereign voluntarily takes part in the NZ ETS – (this is not a legislated requirement). Sovereign’s Operational Environmental Policy states that it will reduce its emissions until there is no further reduction possible and the remaining
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No Yes 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 of Process: The scope covers the Bank’s operations within Australia as well as for NZ. NZ business, Sovereign, to include Head Office in Auckland and regional offices in Wellington, Christchurch and Hamilton. The Bank-wide Corporate Sustainabilit 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) The Bank’s strategy is underpinned by sustainable business practices and supported by the Board and CEO. It also relies on the engagement of staff, customers and other stakeholders. The Bank considers climate change and its related risks and opportunit 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 Corporate position: The Commonwealth Bank supports legislation where Australia benefits both environmentally and economically. One of the key roles of Australia’s largest commercial bank is to manage risk and finance opportunities in a sustainable way. Th 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? 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 Absolute target 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 emissions were avoided:The Bank has increased the use of online banking and electronic communications. Customers are able to view electronic statements and other material on-line in lieu of receiving a traditional paper-based statement by post resu NA
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 Dedicated budget for energy efficiency NA
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? 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 CBA04: i) Potential financial implications:The intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports that the regions in which the Bank operates will be subject to increasing climate change events, which include the change in rainfall patterns affectin 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 CBA06:i) Potential financial implications:Negative stakeholder perceptions of the Bank’s approach to climate change may negatively impact the Bank’s reputation, which is a key asset and driver to the success of the Bank. If the Bank does not take action o 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 CBAd:i) Potential financial implications of the opportunity before taking action:The positive impact on the Bank’s reputation is directly linked to the action we take on climate change which provides a financial benefit where this results in existing cust 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/2013/49/3649/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/Copy of Q 7_4 worksheet-to-input-of-EF (3).xlsx NA
7. Further Information NA In reference to Question 7.4: Please find attached applied emissions Factors and their origin. NA
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
8.3. 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 Yes NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
2013 Performance Band E A A NA
2013 Score 0 94 100 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 The Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s leading provider of integrated financial services including retail banking, premium banking, business banking, institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and sharebroking products an NA
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Reported Scope 3 Total (tCO2e) 670000000 20137 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 2.65 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 800 347 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 - 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 126988 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 8547.13 531.72 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 Orange 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 12161.68 268.51 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 103880 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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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 36 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 89 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 78 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.7 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Report reference ISO Standards? NA No NA NA
Sector NA Financial Services NA NA
Country (HQ) NA Australia NA NA
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Guidelines NA Non - GRI 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 Oceania NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA https://www.commbank.com.au/sustainability2013.html NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA NA NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA Sustainability Report 2013 NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Financial Services NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA NA 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 MNE 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 52.4 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 69.3 100 NA
Rank 500 85 1 NA
Disclosure 0 71 100 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 0.75 0.963 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.007 0.937 0.957 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.0 0.597 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 Yes 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 66 1
Reputation 0.005 0.174 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.
Water Productivity 0.012 0.731 0.992 Water Productivity is defined as Revenue ($US) / Total water use (m3).
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Corporate Governance 3 2.2 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 24 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 0.2 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 2 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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include_continued_support_statement 0 1 1 NA
additional_questions 0 0 1 NA
cop_web_link NA http://www.unglobalcompact.org/COPs/detail/19869 NA NA
created_at NA 39786.1192 NA NA
differentiation NA active NA NA
ends_on NA 39599 NA NA
include_measurement 0 1 1 NA
meets_advanced_criteria 0 0 1 NA
method_shared NA all NA NA
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 NA
references_environment 0 1 1 NA
references_human_rights 0 1 1 NA
references_labour 0 1 1 NA
starts_on NA 39263 NA NA
title NA CBA Sustainability Report 2012 NA NA
updated_at NA 39786.1192 NA NA
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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 07/01/2012 NA Start Date
differentiation NA active NA At what level is the declarer?
ends_on NA 06/01/2013 NA End Date
format NA standalone NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
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Weighted score 1.2 2.6 5.9

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