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Ticker: GOOG ISIN: US38259P5089
Address: 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway , USA , Mountain View , CA , 94043 Website: Google, Inc.
Phone #: 1-650-2530000 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

  Overall Community Employees Environment Governance
Google, Inc. 58 59 60 62 49
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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
Google, Inc. 65% 67% 62% 63% 35%
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Ratings History

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  Community Employees
Community Dev & Philanthropy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
Google, Inc.
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
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Environment Governance
Energy & Climate Change Environmant Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
Google, Inc.
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
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Percentile rankings

Rankings are in percentile terms, compared to other companies in the same industry and country Community Employees
Community Dev & Philantrophy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
Google, Inc. 91% 70% 22% 88% 47% 46%
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Environment Governance
Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
Google, Inc. 72% 52% 75% 28% 39% 57%
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2 Special Issues Affect This Company (see a list of issues here)

Gay & Lesbian Sensitive Diverse Board
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Overall database 266 2.8 111 1.2
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.3045 316.6056 NA
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Enterprise Value NA 155895.3 NA NA
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Enterprise Value 2013 0 173628.0753 435750.9811
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) 0.009 0.2268 1.07 NA
Brand Value 2014 10 52132.3137 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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Proxy voting decisions for the company http://www.calpers-governance.org/proxyvoting/proxy/ticker-results?ticker=GOOG NA
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0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s 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 - ID: O-01 - (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action (qualitative, quantitative, or none but clearly explained) --- As mentioned above, fluctuating socio-economic conditions due to climate change could have a negative 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 - ID: R-02 - (a) the potential financial implications of the opportunity (qualitative, quantitative, or none but clearly explained) --- IEA estimates that the world will spend $26 trillion over the next two decades to build the energy infrastructure n 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 - ID: P-02 - (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity (qualitative, quantitative, or none but clearly explained) --- Google Earth Engine is a philanthropic project of Google.org, so it is not intended to make money. However, like ma 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 - ID: O-02 - (a) the potential financial implications of the opportunity (qualitative, quantitative, or none but clearly explained) --- Google Transit and Biking/Walking routes are a service / feature of Google Maps, which is a free online tool potent 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 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 - a). A number of Google's products & services directly help users avoid GHG emissions -- for example Google's cloud-based email service: Gmail. Using Gmail is more energy efficient than using email hosted on local servers (such as on a server in your off NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 1 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Financial optimization calculations NA NA
5. Attachments NA NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA 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 NA 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 - ID: R-01 - (a) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action (qualitative, quantitative, or none but clearly explained) --- If a carbon price of e.g. $30 / metric tonne were established through regulation, this could increase 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 Senior Manager/Officer 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 The highest level of direct responsibility for climate change rests with the Senior VP of Technical Infrastructure (a senior manager), who reports directly to the CEO and runs Google's datacenter operations. As datacenter electricity is the biggest part o 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 Increased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA General Increase NA NA
13.1a (ii) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state the reason for the direction of change NA Increase: Change in output, Decrease: Change in boundary, 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: 7.5, Increase: , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 95 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E B A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA (a) Engagement process: - i. Method of engagement (e.g. through a trade organization, as an individual company, through funding of a third party, etc. and public or private) --- Google has engaged publicly, directly with state regulators and lawmakers 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 Yes Yes NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.01 13680 27263000 NA
Management 4. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/Sites/2012/16/7616/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/CDP Question 4.1.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 1 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 - ID: P-01 - (a) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action (qualitative, quantitative, or none but clearly explained) --- In general, we expect that our cooling costs will go up proportionately to the increase in cooling-de 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 A specific climate change risk management process NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA - i. The scope of the process considers regulatory risks due to climate change that could increase energy costs - ii. These risks are assessed at a company level by modeling likely future energy cost scenarios under climate change regulation, and applyin 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. Because climate change and/or climate change regulation is expected to result in higher energy prices, the business strategy of purchasing electricity for our operations and conducting energy efficiency projects has been influenced by climate change. 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 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 NA 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 USD($) NA NA
1. Attachments NA NA NA NA
1. Further Information NA NA NA NA
8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
11.1b. Explain the basis of the alternative figure (see guidance) NA NA
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA NA
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA NA NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 NA 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 NA 8071070 NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA 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 16791 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. USD($)
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 Senior Manager/Officer 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% NA More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information NA
12.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? 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 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 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 A specific climate change risk management process NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA i. The scope of the process considers regulatory risks due to climate change that could increase energy costs ii. These risks are assessed at a company level by modeling likely future energy cost scenarios under climate change regulation, and applying th 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 a. Because climate change and/or climate change regulation is expected to result in higher energy prices, the business strategy of purchasing electricity for our operations and conducting energy efficiency projects has been influenced by climate change. S 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 Google public policy team members met with members of the US Congress and White House in 2012 to call for more aggressive clean energy policies.In addition, Google and Bloomberg convened and hosted a high level panel discussion at the Democratic National 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? Yes
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Intensity target Absolute and intensity targets
3.1e. 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 Product #1: Gmail i) A number of Google's products & services directly help users avoid GHG emissions -- for example Google's cloud-based email service: Gmail. Using Gmail is more energy efficient than using email hosted on local servers (such as on a 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 Financial optimization calculations 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 Yes: c) Voluntary communications (complete) and d) In voluntary communications (underway) - previous year attached. c) Google maintains a Green blog that features many articles on our climate change and emissions reduction efforts. Specifically: - Our
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
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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 Risk ID 1: Change in mean (average) temperature i) The potential financial implications of the risk before taking action: In general, we expect that our cooling costs will go up proportionately to the increase in cooling-degree-days due to increasing aver 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 Risk 1: Fluctuating socio-economic conditions i). Potential financial implications of the risk before taking action: As mentioned above, fluctuating socio-economic conditions due to climate change could have a negative impact on Google's revenue if it lea 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 Opp #1: Changing consumer behavior i). Potential financial implications of the opportunity: Google Transit and Biking/Walking routes are a service / feature of Google Maps, which is a free online tool potentially monetizable through advertising. We expe 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/2013/16/7616/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/7.4 Emission-Factors-from-Cross-Sector-Tools-(August-2012).xlsx NA
7. Further Information NA Please see the attachment for Q7.4 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 B A NA
2013 Score 0 93 100 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 Google’s innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google’s NA
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2014 Performance Band E A A 2014 Performance Band
2014 Score 100 94 1 2014 Score
CDLI leader No Yes Yes The Climate Disclosure Leadership Index: A Company must: (1)   Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Achieve a score within the top 10% of the total regional sample population
Comment NA Comment
CPLI leader No No Yes The Climate Performance Leadership Inde: A company must: (1)Make its response public and submit via CDP’s Online Response System (2) Attain a performance score greater than (3) Disclose gross global Scope 1 and Scope 2 figures (4) Score maximum performanc
Scope 1 emissions 41373 All greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that are directly from sources that are owned or controlled by the reporting entity.
Scope 2 emissions 1,245,253 int All indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the consumption of purchased electricity, heat or steam. Indirect GHG emissions are a consequence of the activities of the reporting entity, but occur at sources owned or controlled by another entity.
Target(s) reported ŒŽ Absolute/Intensive
Ticker GOOG Ticker
Verification/ assurance 123 Audit and verification by a competent and independent organization that uses a standardized set of terms and methods.
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2014 CEI Rating 100 NA
Firm-wide Organizational Competency Programs (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Fortune 1000 850 73 1 NA
Has Employer-Supported Employee Resource Group OR Firm-Wide Diversity Council (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Has Parity Across Other “Soft” Benefits for Partners (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Headquarters Location Mountain View, CA NA
Offers Partner Health/Medical Insurance (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Offers Transgender-Inclusive Health Insurance Coverage (10 points) Yes Yes NA
Positively Engages the External LGBT Community (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Prohibits Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation (15 points) Yes Yes NA
Responsible Citizenship Employers will have 25 points deducted from their score for a large-scale official or public anti-LGBT blemish on their recent records (-25 points) NA Yes NA
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Reduce 0 31 52 NA
Report 0 6 12 NA
Review 0 19 27 NA
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Disclosure (Percent of Max 23 points) 0 43 100 NA
Grand Total (Percent of Max 69 points) 0 25 100 NA
Policies (Percent of Max 18 points) 0 39 100 NA
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2011 Electricity Usage /MWh 35 2259998 272242310 Annual electricity consumption resulting from all operations within the defined boundaries of a given organisation.
2011 Renewables Usage /MWh 5 103403 20498400 Total number of MWh of electricity or proxy purchased globally from renewable energy power-generating projects directly or indirectly.
Biomass/Biofuel (%) 0 8 100 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 0 100 Blend = renewable electricity consisting of a mix of renewables as provided by for example third-party marketers.
Country USA NA
Geothermal (%) 0 0 79 Geothermal = all electricity from geothermal facilities.
Global CREX rank 1 213 280 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 1 100 Hydro = hydro projects from new generation capacity.
Sector Technology NA ICB system top-level industry designation (via the Bloomberg Terminal).
Solar (%) 0 2 100 Solar = all electricity produced solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal facilities.
Unknown (%) 0 0 100
Waste to energy (%) 0 0 100 Waste-to-energy = electricity using landfill gas or waste from other facilities such as wastewater treatment stations.
Wind (%) 0 89 100 Wind = all electricity from wind turbines.
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Reported Scope 3 Total (tCO2e) 670000000 208157 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 38.81 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 34 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 5 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 1469266 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 8547.13 314.82 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 12161.68 196.22 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 187425 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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% Women 0.21 N.A. 0.95 NA
No. of Employees NA 34311 NA NA
Rank 100 1 1 NA
Turnover (%) 0 N.A. 0.331 NA
Work/Life Balance Rank 0 0 10 NA
Job growth (1-yr %) -.573 N.A. 0.509 NA
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% Women 0.01 N.A. 0.95
Job growth (1-yr %) -.07 0.201 0.462
No. of Employees 1052 42162 157592
Offers compressed work weeks No No Yes NA
Offers job sharing No No Yes
Rank 100 1 1
Turnover (%) 0.37 N.A. 0
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 806 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 95 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 1702 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 4.1 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Executive Diversity 0 0.14 0.41 Percentage of officers and directors that are female.
Percentage of Profit 0 0.011 1.086 Percentage of profit donated.
Rank 500 87 1 NA
Toxicity produced 773771631 13240297 0 In pounds.
Toxicity released 113515588 3234762 0 In pounds.
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Coal 0.201 0.287 0.551 A company’s coal intensity is a simple calculation of the approximate total percentage of coal generated electricity powering the company’s data centers.
Energy Efficiency & GHG Mitigation F B A Companies are evaluated on the strength of their strategies and measurable progress to mitigate the demand for dirty energy generated by their IT infrastructure.
Energy Transparency F B A Companies are evaluated on the scope and level of detail made publicly available on energy consumption of IT infrastructure that allow stakeholders and customers to evaluate the energy related environmental performance and their impact.
Infrastructure Siting F C B Companies are assessed on the strength of infrastructure siting criteria and investment decisions that enable the development of the company’s IT infrastructure to maximize the use of clean sources of energy.
Nuclear 0 0.153 0.31 A company’s nuclear intensity is similar: a simple calculation of the approximate total percentage of nuclear generated electricity powering the company’s data center.
Renewables Advocacy F A A Companies are evaluated on the strength of their measurable progress and commitment to renewable energy investments, and actions taken to advocate for ambitious policies at all levels of government that encourage wide-scale renewable energy generation.
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Disclosure 0 26.7 100 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
Green Score 21.4 71.2 82.9 NA
Envtl. Mgmt. 21.3 77.5 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
Envtl. Impact 0 74.9 89 Based on data compiled by Trucost, this is a comprehensive, quantitative, and standardized measurement of the overall environmental impact of a company’s global operations. More than 700 metrics—including emissions of nine key greenhouse gases, water use,
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Carbon Productivity 0.003 0.393 0.97 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.021 0.15 0.971 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.014 0.237 0.851 This score is derived from the following component scores: an Energy Productivity,Carbon Productivity, Water Productivity, Waste Productivity, Reputation, Pay Link, Sustainability Themed Committee, Audit ; weighted at 45 percent, 45 percent, and 10 percen
Pay Link No 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 500 281 1
Reputation 0.005 0.027 1.0 The Reputation score is made up of two components: (1) The RepRisk Index, which is a quantitative measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company exposure to ESG risks. (2) The second component is based on the number of environmental issues that
Sustainability Themed Committee No No 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.
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Envtl. Mgmt. 28.6 77.5 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 71.2 100 NA
Rank 500 67 1 NA
Disclosure 0 26.7 100 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 0.393 0.963 GHG Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Greenhouse gas (GHG) Emissions (CO2e).
Energy Productivity 0.007 0.15 0.957 Energy Productivity defined as Revenue ($US) / Total Energy Consumption (GJ).
Newsweek Green Score 0.0 0.237 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 500 374 1
Reputation 0.005 0.027 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 No 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.
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Corporate Governance 3 1.2 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 44 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 1.2 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 2.2 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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Rank 400 N/R 1 REPORTWATCH RATING
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RQ 81.32 The Annual RQ is an assessment tool that captures perceptions of corporate reputations across industries, among multiple audiences, and is adaptable to countries outside the United States, grouped into six dimensions of reputation: Products & Services, Fi
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IT Rank 30 1 1 The most attractive employers in the IT field.
Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
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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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