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SUEZ SA (SUEZ) is a France-based group listed on the Brussels, Luxembourg, Paris, New York and Zurich Stock Exchanges. The Group is a provider of electricity, natural gas, energy services, water and waste management. SUEZ has two lines of businesses: Energy and Environment. The Energy business includes the production, sale and trading of electricity; sale, trading, transport and storage of natural gas; energy services, including on-site management on energy networks and utilities and facilities management, as well as operation, maintenance and development of power and natural-gas distribution networks. The Environment business includes the production, treatment and distribution of drinking water; rainwater collection and treatment; waste collection, and rehabilitation of polluted industrial sites, among others.

Ticker: SZE ISIN: FR0000120529
Address: 1, Place Samuel de ChamplainFaubourg de l'Arche , France , Paris , , 92930 Website: Suez SA
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Basic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Ratings

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Suez SA 60 53 72 61 55
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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
Suez SA 75% 39% 92% 58% 57%
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Community Dev & Philanthropy Product Human Rights & Supply Chain Compensation & Benefits Diversity & Labor Rights Training, Health & Safety
Suez SA
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All company average 53 54 55 58 55 55
France
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Environment Governance
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
Suez SA 51% 35% 40% 96% 88% 92%
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Environment Governance
Energy & Climate Change Environment Policy & Reporting Resource Management Board Leadership Ethics Transparency & Reporting
Suez SA 72% 52% 59% 41% 65% 79%
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Brand Finance 2011-12
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Brand Value / Enterprise Value (%) -48.164682123 0.1267 316.6056 NA
Brand Value 2012 2700.0204 NA
BSI 50 62.268 88.4717 NA
Domicile FRANCE NA
Enterprise Value NA 21313.6 NA NA
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Brand Value 2013 11.095 2095.2193 67875.2014 NA
BSI 50 62.268 89.6275 NA
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Brand Rating 2013 BBB A+ AAA+ NA
Enterprise Value 2013 0 17790.3129 435750.9811
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8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 6375000 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. EUR(€)
0.6. Modules NA As part of the Investor CDP information request, electric utilities, companies with electric utility activities or assets, companies in the automobile or auto component manufacture sectors and companies in the oil and gas industry should complete suppleme
1. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/73/17873/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/1.Governance/Commitments Performance 2011_EN.pdf NA
1. Further Information NA Refer to section "Organisation" (pages 12-13) of the 2012 Sustainable Development report : Commitments & Performance+ Refer to § 16 of the 2012 Reference Document (joined to the previous section), and more specially to the pages 186/187 Ethics and Sus NA
1.1. Where is the highest level of direct responsibility for climate change within your company? No individual or committee with overall responsibility for climate change Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board Individual/Sub-set of the Board or other committee appointed by the Board
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA The answer to the 11.1 question concerns the water business line NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 5% but less than or equal to 10% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
12. Attachments NA
12. Further Information It is worth noting that the rates of this section are mostly meaningless at SE consolidated level. Indeed, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT consilidates thousands of sites, in numerous countries and a lot of contradictory events can influence the results of the rates:
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 Australian carbon market: On 1 July 2012 Australia commenced a carbon pricing mechanism (the so called carbon tax), which for the first time in the world includes waste disposal activities. Large landfills (that is, those that emit >25,000 tpa of C NA
14.1. Do you participate in any emission trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next two years Yes Yes
14.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? The “Clean Energy Future” legislative package establishes, amongst other things, a carbon pricing mechanism on the fugitive emissions of greenhouse gases from waste deposited into landfills from 1 July 2012. The Australian ETS is the first in the world th
14.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No No Yes
2. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/73/17873/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/2.Strategy/DDR-SEC-2012-VA-05.04.2012.pdf NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA i) scope of the process_ Management of the risks the Group is facing involves identifying them, assessing them and putting in place the appropriate action plans and hedges. The Group has adopted an integrated corporate risk management policy which aims to NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA i) influence on the business strategy: SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT’s ambition is to strengthen its position as a reference player in environmental protection and sustainable development, by offering its customers innovative solutions that reconcile the economic an 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 In France, it has been asked to companies (over than 500 employees) to disclose their GHG emissions before the 31.12.2012. SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT and its French affiliates have respected this commitments and disclosed (and published) their GHG emissions., Par 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 Question 3.3a: it is not possible to provide the CDP with the consolidated number of project at SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT level as some of them are directly managed at the affiliate level. We nevertheless present some examples of what is done in the question 3.3 NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute target Absolute and intensity targets
3.1e. Please explain (i) why not; and (ii) forecast how your emissions will change over the next five years NA NA NA
3.2. Does the use of your goods and/or services directly enable GHG emissions to be avoided by a third party? No Yes Yes
3.2a. Please provide details (see guidance) NA Avoided emissions:i) SUEZ Environment's contribution to avoided emissions is mainly achieved through the production of secondary raw materials (SRM) and alternative fuels from its waste treatment facilities and from energy production both from waste and w NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 4 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 Other, Dedicated budget for low carbon product R&D, Dedicated budget for low carbon product R&D, Internal finance mechanisms NA
4. Attachments NA
4. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? - Further Information NA
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 4 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 SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT considers that Climate Change represents a great opportunity for the Group. Indeed, risks are marginal, either for the regulatory part (our activities are not covered by a cap and trade system for example) or for the physical risks (a NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the risk before taking action; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this risk; and (iii) the costs associated with these actions NA (i) we consider that physical risks linked with climate change are marginal in our activities and mostly lead to opportunities. Most of our assets are located in areas that are not anticipated to be significally affected by physical risks. The balanced 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 The increasing awareness of consumers with respect to climate change plays an important role in their consumption patterns. For instance consumers will pay more attention to energy saving and/or will seek way of changing their consumption patterns (i.e. s 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 https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/73/17873/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/6.ClimateChangeOpportunities/Waste management and climate.ppt NA
6. Further Information NA 6.1b- the presentation prepared with the ISWA on the GHG mitigation potential of the waste sector 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 Climate change has pervaded throughout most countries where SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT operates, there is therefore demand from our potential customers to hear what we can offer to tackle climate change, within and beyond SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT boundaries. Besides ad 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 NA NA
7. Further Information NA NA 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 No 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 88 100 NA
0. Attachments NA https://www.cdproject.net/sites/2013/73/17873/Investor CDP 2013/Shared Documents/Attachments/InvestorCDP2013/Introduction/DDR-SEC-2012-VA-05.04.2012.pdf NA If you have not been presented with a sector module that you consider would be appropriate for your company to answer, please select the module below. If you wish to view the questions first, please see https://www.cdproject.net/en-US/Programmes/Pages/Mor
0. Further Information NA Please refer to Suez Environnement Reference Document (2012) 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 With total revenues of €15.1 billion, and 79,549 employees as of December 31, 2012, the Group is a reference player in the global environmental market (water and waste). The Group is active in each stage of the water and waste cycles, and therefore has ex NA
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Date Added To Sr List NA 41443.1667 NA Date added to the GRI list.
Guidelines NA GRI - G3.1 NA This field indicates which version of the GRI Guidelines is used for the reporting. As of publication year 2009, GRI only includes reporting that makes use of the G3 Guidelines, which were released in October 2006.
Integrated No No Yes GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Publication Year 2013 GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
Region NA Europe NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA NA NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://www.suez-environnement.fr/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/SUEZ_ENVIRONNEMENT_RDD_2012_BAG-150513.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA Développement Durable - Engagements et Performances 2012 NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Conglomerates NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Not Applicable NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA Large NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Corporate Governance 3 0.4 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 15 0 The RepRisk Index (RRI) is a quantitative risk measure that captures criticism and quantifies a company's exposure to controversial environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It does not measure a company's overall reputation, but rather is an indicator of their reputational risk.The Current RRI value indicates the current level of criticism about a company.
Employee Relations 3 0.4 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Environmental FootPrint 3 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.
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include_measurement 0 1 1 Does your COP identify targets, define performance indicators and measure outcomes?
references_anti_corruption 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to anti-corruption?
references_environment 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to the environment?
references_human_rights 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to human rights?
references_labour 0 1 1 Does your COP contain description of actions, and when relevant policies, related to labour rights?
starts_on NA 01/01/2012 NA Start Date
differentiation NA advanced NA At what level is the declarer?
ends_on NA 12/01/2012 NA End Date
format NA sustainability_report NA How is your COP shared with stakeholders?
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