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Filtrona Plc. is an international supplier of specialty plastic and fiber products. Filtrona is comprised of 4 business divisions: Protection & Finishing Products, Coated & Security Products, Filter Products, and Porous Technologies. Filtrona is headquartered in the UK, with 29 manufacturing facilities, 41 sales and distribution operations, and six research & development facilities spread across 25 countries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Filtrona employs some 3,160 people worldwide.

Ticker: FLTR ISIN: GB00B0744359
Address: Avebury House 201-249 Avebury Boulevard , United Kingdom , Milton Keynes , , MK9 1AU Website: Filtrona Plc
Phone #: 44-1908-359100 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

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Filtrona Plc 59 50 58 63 64
Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg.
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
United Kingdom
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Filtrona Plc 70% 26% 54% 67% 85%
Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg.
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United Kingdom
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
United Kingdom
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Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg.
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
United Kingdom
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Filtrona Plc 28% 38% 29% 53% 19% 84%
Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber Products Mfg.
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Filtrona Plc 64% 77% 55% 92% 90% 54%
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United Kingdom
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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 Filtrona plc is an international, market leading speciality plastic and fibre products supplier listed on the London Stock Exchange. Further information can be found on the website www.filtrona.com Headquartered in the UK, with manufacturing facilitie 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 Damage to reputation for any reason can be intangible but is usually greater than anticipated as are the associated costs. Filtrona listens to customers, market opinion and employees and closely monitors all aspects relating to climate change. It demands 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 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 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 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 See above comments 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 Filtrona has established well resourced Research & Development Centres in Europe, Asia and the Americas with wide ranging objectives which include the identification of all relevant opportunities. 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 No Yes NA
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA NA NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, Employee engagement, Internal price of carbon 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 Invariably carbon taxes and reporting obligations are linked or associated with fuel/energy consumption (80-85% of Filtrona's obligations). The financial implications of taking no action in controlling these are reported to be as much as, or greater, than 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 CEO has primary responsibility supported by the Global HS&E Council. This is made up of Divisional Directors and chaired by the Director of Group Human Resources. 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 54 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E E A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Via membership of various action groups and Trade Associations 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/2012/38/6338/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/Filtrona 2012 Results.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 Filtrona believes that it has minimal exposure risk driven by physical climate parameters but does operate in areas which have experienced minor disruption for many years. There is, so far, no evidence of major changes in these areas. Therefore existing r NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA 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 The risk management process is administered via a specific team qualified to look at all risks. All manufacturing sites must achieve ISO 14001 status within 2 years of acquisition. UK sites are accredited to Carbon Trust Standard (CTS) 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 Principle manufacturing facilities are accredited to ISO 14001. Capital expenditure is not limited to operational projects and also covers environmental improvement projects. Product design targets eco issues etc. Acquisitions consider climate change acti 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 Not applicable 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 NA NA NA
7. Further Information NA Raw data is collected by bespoke software (Filtrona Group System - FGS) and internally converted using Defra conversion factors. The emission factor used for electricity is 0.541 (1Kwh = 0541 kg CO2) and for natural gas is 0.185 for 2010 and was 0.43 for 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 NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA Main incentive is via recognition of target achievement using Filtrona's own award systems, Chief Exec's award etc. Each Division is able to set targets using divisional metrics/sales revenue. 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 No third party verification or assurance 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% NA 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/Rest of world/7433
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division; By GHG type 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/Filters/644
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) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/CO2/7433
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) No Response
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 Tunisia
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(£)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. GBP(£)
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 Main incentive is via recognition of target achievement using Filtrona's own award systems. Chief Executives award etc. Each Division is able to set targets using divisional metrics/sales revenue. Further information and results of awards can be found a 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 CEO has primary responsibility supported by the Global HS&E Council. This is made up of Divisional Directors and chaired by the Group Director of Operations. NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? All employees/Recognition (non-monetary)/Control/reduce carbon footprint by good energy management techniques
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/Rest of world/56233/104/1
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By business division 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/Filters/16380
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) No Response
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 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 0% but less than or equal to 5% 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/40;Electricity/105;Heat/;Steam/;Cooling/
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Natural gas/39.5
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 Other/1
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information Filtrona do have individual divisional metrics including filter rods produced (m), coated square metre of product produced and machine hours run which are simply rolled up to produce the Group target reductions as shown at 12.2 above and elsewhere in this
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: 5/Acquisitions: 4/Change in output: 5/
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 96/metric tonnes CO2e/17/Decrease/Increased sales and initiatives to reduce CO2 emissions (113 in 2011)
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 15/metric tonnes CO2e/17/Decrease/Increased sales, more efficient use of facilities due to improved outputs, energy reduction initiatives. (18 in 2011)
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 No response
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 Filtrona is limited to the UK's CRC scheme and does not anticipate other trading schemes at the time of this response. 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 No third party verification or assurance
14.2a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 3 emissions that are verified/assured NA
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 Direct and indirect (eg CDP Supply Chain Response) engagement with major customers, usually at their request. Also we engage our suppliers through audit and other means in relation to ISO accreditations etc. Major suppliers also generally required to re
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA Further information can be found at www.filtrona.com 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 The risk management process is administered via a specific team qualified to look at all risks. All manufacturing sites must achieve ISO 14001 status within 2 years of acquisition. The UK Jarrow site is accredited to Carbon Trust Standard (CTS)
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The risk management process is administered via a specific team qualified to look at all risks. All manufacturing sites must achieve ISO 14001 status within 2 years of acquisition. The UK Jarrow site is accredited to Carbon Trust Standard (CTS) NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes Principle manufacturing facilities are accredited to ISO 14001. Capital expenditure is not limited to operational projects and also covers environmental improvement projects. Product design targets eco issues etc. Acquisitions consider climate change acti
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA Principle manufacturing facilities are accredited to ISO 14001. Capital expenditure is not limited to operational projects and also covers environmental improvement projects. Product design targets eco issues etc. Acquisitions consider climate change acti 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? HSE manager regularly corresponds with various regulatory bodies, suppliers and customers as well as attending various seminars etc for 'networking' purposes.
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA Although not included in table3.3b above, the Comany's investment and monetary savings can be made available to interested parties on a confidential basis. Investment payback periods are generally considered to be 0-2 years. HS&E investment for substa 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 /Scope 1/10/34/metric tonnes CO2e per unit revenue/2007/17/2012/Acquired Duraco April 2007 Disposed of Globalpack (consumer packaging business) in June 2007 Disposed of US Plastic Extrusion Business in March 2009 Acquired Lendell October 2008 Acquired BP
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 /Decrease/10/No change/0/Due to the acquisitional nature of Filtrona's activities it is not possible to forecast an increase or decrease in absolute emissions across all operating divisions. All targets are set as Tonnes of CO2 against £ revenue with a 15
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment /100/100/Filtrona embarked on a 5 year target programme beginning in 2007. This programme was achieved ahead of target in 2011. Continual improvement was expected and exceeded in 2012. (see 3.1c above)
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 No Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA NA 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/40/
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 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, Employee engagement, Internal price of carbon NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Compliance with regulatory requirements/standards/As stated in previous responses, this remains the primary driver for emissions reduction activity, particularly when associated with 'taxes'
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 Filtrona is listed in the FTSE4Good Index and features in the FTSE CDP Carbon Strategy Index. Disclosures are assessed by Trucost and EISIS to enable continual listing.
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? 1 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
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact /Carbon taxes/UK's CRC, CCL and similar./Increased operational cost/Current/Direct/Virtually certain/Low-medium
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 Invariably carbon taxes and reporting obligations are linked or associated with fuel/energy consumption (80-85% of Filtrona's obligations). The financial implications of taking no action in controlling these are reported to be as much as, or greater, than
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
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 /Uncertainty of physical risks/With so many conflicting reports and potential outcomes to physical climate change it still remains uncertain at this time how this is, or if, it will affect Filtrona's current activities./Increased operational cost/>10 year
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 Filtrona believes that it has minimal exposure risk driven by physical climate parameters but does operate in areas which have experienced minor disruption for many years. There is, so far, no evidence of major changes in these areas. Therefore existing r 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 R2/Tropical cyclones (hurricanes and typhoons)/Weather-related and climatic disasters may disrupt the smooth running of operations. This risk is particularly related to Air Liquide’s assets located in coastal areas./Reduction/disruption in production capa
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 Damage to reputation for any reason can be intangible but is usually greater than anticipated as are the associated costs. Filtrona listens to customers, market opinion and employees and closely monitors all aspects relating to climate change. It demands 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 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. 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
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
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 See above comments
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 Filtrona has established well-resourced Research & Development Centres in Europe, Asia and the Americas with wide ranging objectives which include the identification of all relevant opportunities. 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 Not applicable 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 NA NA
7. Further Information NA Raw data is collected using bespoke software (Filtrona Group System - FGS) and internally converted using Defra conversion factors. The emission factor used for electricity is 0.541 (1Kwh = 0541 kg CO2) and for natural gas is 0.19 for 2012 and was 0.43 fo 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) 2007-01-01/2007-12-31/8238/66093
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 Other NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/
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 Electricity/0.54/Other: kWh/KgCO2/Defra April 2012 All Scopes
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Financial 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 7433
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 No third party verification or assurance 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% NA 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 C A NA
2013 Score 0 57 100 NA
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0. Further Information NA With effect from Wednesday 26 June 2013, Filtrona plc will be renamed Essentra plc.As part of its Vision 2015 strategy, Filtrona has progressively been creating a more unified culture, working together in a more co-ordinated way across the Company rather 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 Filtrona plc is an international, market leading speciality plastic and fibre products supplier listed on the London Stock Exchange. Further information can be found on the website (www.filtrona.com). Headquartered in the UK, with manufacturing facilit NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. Filtrona plc is an international, market leading speciality plastic and fibre products supplier listed on the London Stock Exchange. Further information can be found on the website (www.filtrona.com). Headquartered in the UK, with manufacturing facilit
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2011-01-01
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