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KCOM Group PLC provides a range of integrated IT and communications services to businesses, and internet and telecommunications services and to selected consumer markets within the UK. Solutions include unified communications, contact center solutions, data management, applications integration and managed services. The Group has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1999 and employs more than 2,200 people across the UK.

Ticker: KCOM ISIN: GB0007448250
Address: 37 Carr Lane , United Kingdom , Hull , , HU1 3RE Website: KCOM Group PLC
Phone #: 441482602711 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

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KCOM Group PLC 57 56 65 53 56
IT & Network Services
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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KCOM Group PLC 59% 53% 79% 31% 61%
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KCOM Group PLC
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IT & Network Services
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
United Kingdom
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Energy & Climate Change Environmant Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
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All company average 57 58 57 50 55 51
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Community Dev & Philantrophy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
KCOM Group PLC 35% 38% 89% 94% 51% 77%
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Environment Governance
Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
KCOM Group PLC 31% 40% 34% 72% 79% 30%
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United Kingdom
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.3509 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 243.2918 NA
BSI 50 62.5323 88.4717 NA
Domicile BRITAIN NA
Enterprise Value NA 693.2851 NA NA
Reviewed ? YES NA
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Brand Value 2013 11.095 287.902 67875.2014 NA
BSI 50 62.5323 89.6275 NA
Domicile UNITED KINGDOM NA
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Brand Rating 2013 BBB AA- AAA+ NA
Enterprise Value 2013 0 716.4208 435750.9811
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) 0.009 0.254 1.07 NA
Brand Value 2014 10 287.902 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
BSI 51.3 67.8442 94.2 NA
Domicile UNITED KINGDOM NA
Enterprise Value 2014 66 985.6995 526619 NA
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0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA The KCOM Group is a leading provider of communications services to both consumer and business markets across the UK. We want to enable our customers to exploit the communications revolution to enhance their personal communications experience and to help b NA NA
5.1e Identified climate change risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA No NA NA
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA 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 Our Business Continuity Risk Assessments identify any risks associated with climate change however these are not considered significant at this stage due to actions already taken. 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 At this stage we have not identified any risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments. NA NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA NA
6.1a Identified climate change opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation? NA NA 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 NA NA NA
14. Attachments NA NA NA NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
6.1e Identified opportunities that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments? NA NA NA NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA NA
13. Attachments NA NA NA NA
11. Attachments NA 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 We offer ICT solutions that are able to reduce travel through audio / video conferencing etc. which could reduce costs associated with travel as well as enabling more effective homeworking and potential property rationalisation. We also provide purpose-bu 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 NA 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 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 We are focussed on optimising our energy management to minimise the financial impacts of CRC. We are doing this through our Environmental Operations Team who have a clear remit to try and reduce energy consumption where possible. The costs of doing this v 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 Company Secretary NA NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No No Yes NA
13. Further Information NA NA NA NA
13.1. How do your absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) for the reporting year compare to the previous year? Increased Increased Decreased NA
13.1a (i) If absolute emissions (Scope 1 and 2 combined) have increased, decreased or remained the same overall compared to the previous year, state direction of change NA Moderately Increased 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 boundary, Increase: Unidentified NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: 2.24 , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2012 Score 0 52 100 NA
2012 Performance Band E D A NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA NA 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/2012/31/29031/Investor CDP 2012/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2012/4.Communication/annual-report-2010-2011.pdf NA NA
Management 4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? NA 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 NA 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 No NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The KCOM Group has an Environmental Operations Team attended by the Company Secretary (who reports to the Executive Chairman who is the executive board member responsible for the Environment), Head of HSE, Risk Operations Support Manager, Communications P 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 We have undertaken a detailed analysis of our environmental impacts as part of our ISO14001 Environmental Management System which has been in place since 2006. Our two significant impacts are energy consumption and waste and our focus is very much on ens 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 No Yes NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA Last year we were not able to estimate CO2 savings for our various initiatives however this is an area that our EOT are looking at for the 12/13 financial year. 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, 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 CRC may increase the desire for organisations to employ products and services which reduce travel. This is something that we are already targetting however and therefore is not going to generate a substantive change. 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 We have not identified any other opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters 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 We have not identified any other opportunities driven by changes in other climate related developments. 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 GBP(£) 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 Operational control NA NA
8.2a. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 92 3126 231902967 NA
8.3a. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 293 24130 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? No
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e No Response
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By activity NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2c Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by GHG type: GHG type/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Apr 2012/31 Mar 2013/Premises/2072
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 Canada
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 NA NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.1a. Please identify the position of the individual or name of the committee with this responsibility NA Overall reponsibility for the Environment including climate change issues rests with Bill Halbert the Executive Chairman however this responsibility is delegated down to the Company Secretary. NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No No Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? No Response
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? No
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) No Response
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By activity NA
10.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2b Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by facility: Facility/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 1 Apr 2012/31 Mar 2013/Premises/22639
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/1619;Electricity/43506;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/1507
11.4. Please provide details of the electricity, heat, steam or cooling amounts that were accounted at a low carbon emission factor: Basis for applying a low carbon emission factor/MWh associated with low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling No purchases or generation of low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling/
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information We have also engaged with our employes and raised awareness generally however this hasn't been quantified in terms of it's impact
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
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Change in physical operating conditions: 6.2/
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 68.51/metric tonnes CO2e/2.7/Decrease/Please see above
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 13.6/metric tonnes CO2e/1.3/Decrease/
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 /metric tonnes CO2e//Decrease/We currently do not have an additional intensity metric. This will be reviewed in financial year 2013/14.
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 KCOM engages in the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC), which is not operating as a cap and trade scheme but is a reporting scheme only. 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 customers
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success Customer engagement on GHG emissions and climate change issues is conducted primarily through Bids and Tenders that we formally respond to and conversations between ourselves, our sales teams and the customer. Conversations are proactive or reactive depen
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 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 The KCOM Group has an Environmental Operations Team attended by the Company Secretary (who reports to the Executive Chairman who is the executive board member responsible for the Environment), Head of HSE, HSE Manager, Communications Programme Manager, Fa
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The KCOM Group has an Environmental Operations Team attended by the Company Secretary (who reports to the Executive Chairman who is the executive board member responsible for the Environment), Head of HSE, HSE Manager, Communications Programme Manager, Fa NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes We have undertaken a detailed analysis of our environmental impacts as part of our ISO14001 Environmental Management System which has been in place since 2006. Our two significant impacts are energy consumption and waste and our focus is very much on ens
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA We have undertaken a detailed analysis of our environmental impacts as part of our ISO14001 Environmental Management System which has been in place since 2006. Our two significant impacts are energy consumption and waste and our focus is very much on ens 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) No
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No No Response 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? NA
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? NA
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers We have a very small team that look after Health & Safety as well as environmental issues across the group including our ISO14001 Environmental Management System and 18001 H&S Management System. This takes the vast majority of our time at the mome
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
3.1a. Absolute target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Base year/Base year emissions (metric tonnes CO2e)/Target year/Comment 1/Scope 1+2+3/100/6.49/2012/28445.06/2013/We do not have a formal base year. Our targets alway look at the previous financial year which effectively is our baseline year.
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment No Response
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 No Response
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment /100/100/We successfully achieved our target
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 We offer ICT solutions that are able to reduce travel through audio / video conferencing etc. which could reduce costs associated with travel as well as enabling more effective homeworking and potential property rationalisation. We also provide purpose-bu 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 No 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 No Response
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment No Response
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 Our 2012/13 Report and Accounts are still being produced, hence attaching last years above
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 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/CRC/Increased operational cost/Current/Direct/Virtually certain/Medium-high
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 We are focussed on optimising our energy management to minimise the financial impacts of CRC. We are doing this through our Environmental Operations Team who have a clear remit to try and reduce energy consumption where possible. The costs of doing this v
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact No Response
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA
5.1e. Please describe your risks that are driven by changes in other climate-related developments/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact No Response
5.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA
5.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to risks driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA 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 Our Business Continuity Risk Assessments identify any risks associated with climate change however these are not considered significant at this stage due to actions already taken. 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 At this stage we have not identified any risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments. NA
6. Attachments NA NA NA
6. Further Information NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA NA NA
6.1. Have you identified any climate change opportunities (current or future) that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? -Transparency No
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact No Response
6.1b. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA
6.1f. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity; (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA NA NA
6.1g. Please explain why you do not consider your company to be exposed to opportunities driven by changes in regulation that have the potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure NA CRC may increase the desire for organisations to employ products and services which reduce travel. This is something that we are already targetting however and therefore is not going to generate a substantive change. 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 We have not identified any other opportunities driven by changes in physical climate parameters 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 We have not identified any other opportunities driven by changes in other climate related developments. NA
7. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/31/29031/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/7.EmissionsMethodology/KCOM 2013 worksheet-to-input-of-EF.xlsx NA
7. Further Information NA An Excel spreadsheet with the applied emissions factors and their origin has been attached. KCOM has updated it's baseline year to 01/04/2011 to 31/03/2012. This is due to the move to automated metering systems associated with the CRC scheme. The increa 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) 2011-04-01/2012-03-31/3126/24130
7.2. Please give the name of the standard, protocol or methodology you have used to collect activity data and calculate Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions NA The Greenhouse Gas Protocol: A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard (Revised Edition)/Defra Voluntary Reporting Guidelines NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/IPCC Second Assessment Report (SAR - 100 year)
7.4. Please give the emissions factors you have applied and their origin; alternatively, please attach an Excel spreadsheet with this data Fuel/Material/Energy/Emission Factor/Unit/Reference ///
8.1. Please select the boundary you are using for your Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory NA Operational control NA Boundary used for Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas inventory during 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e 2908 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 2908
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 22639
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 D A NA
2013 Score 0 59 100 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 KCOM Group is a leading provider of communications services to organisations and consumers. We apply the collective knowledge and expertise of our people and our partners to help customers harness the power of communications.We offer communications NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. The KCOM Group is a leading provider of communications services to organisations and consumers. We apply the collective knowledge and expertise of our people and our partners to help customers harness the power of communications.We offer communications
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2012-07-01
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