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WEG Electric Corp. provides global solutions for electric motors, variable frequency drives, soft starters, controls, panels, transformers, and generators.

Ticker: WEG ISIN: BRWEGEACNOR0
Address: Avenida Prefeito Waldemar Grubba, 3300 , Brazil , Jaragua do Sul , , SC 89256-900 Website: WEG S/A
Phone #: 55 47 3276 4000 CSR Web Area: SUBSCRIPTION INFO

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WEG S/A 59 57 62 63 50
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All company average 55 55 56 58 52
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WEG S/A 70% 58% 70% 67% 38%
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WEG S/A 57% 64% 79% 28% 58% 50%
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BSI 51.3 71 94.2 NA
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0. Further Information NA NA NA NA
0.1. Introduction - Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. NA WEG is one of the worlds largest manufacturers of electro-electronic products and solutions, focusing in four areas: industrial electro-electronic equipments; energy generation, transmission and distribution equipments; electric motors for domestic use; i 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 The risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments are also considered in our Corporate Risk Management System for all WEG current facilities. The impacts of changing in consumer behaviour are much more related to opportunities than to risk 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 (i) Most of the opportunities previously described are already being explored by WEG and, as such, are already having positive impacts, financial or otherwise, on our results. This makes it harder to identify and quantify individual isolated impacts. We b 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 (i) The financial impacts associated with this opportunity are hard to quantify as several factors, such as energy prices, faster penetration of HVAC equipment into householders, among others, come into play. (ii) WEG has been working closely with HVAC m 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 This is an all-encompassing theme and, hence, an integral part of our business model. As such, (i) the financial impacts associated with these opportunities will drive our future success; (ii) Most of our actions are directed towards exploring these oppor 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 Our goods and services enable GHG emissions in our customer as detailed in the following points: i. WEG develops and supplies many products and services that have a direct impact upon our client’s GHG emissions and help them in their emission reduction ef NA NA
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 3 12 NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities? NA Other, Other, Other 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 The risks driven by changes in regulation are considered in our Corporate Risk Management System for all WEG current facilities.(i) WEG do not understand that the risk associated to emission reporting obligations (ID 1A) may have expressive potential fina 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 The climate change related issues are the responsibility of Sustainability Committee, sponsored by Mr. Siegfried Kreutzfeld, Managing Director of the WEG Group, It is a multi-function committee that is formally in charge of analyzing, approving and imple 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 Significant 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 Decrease: Change in boundary NA NA
13.1a (iii) If emissions have increased, decreased or remained the same overall, provide the emissions value (%) NA Decrease: , Increase: 6.1 , Emission value for which direction is not stated: NA NA
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA One of the main themes of engagement with policy makers refers to energy efficiency (focus of our business), that is directly related to GHG emissions. Our engagement process: (I) i. WEG’s method of engagement is usually through trade organizations, which 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 NA 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 The risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters are also considered in our Corporate Risk Management System for all WEG current facilities as well as in procedures of viability analyses of new facilities implementation, companies' acquisitions NA NA
2. Attachments NA NA NA NA
2. Further Information NA NA NA NA
5.1c Identified climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters? NA Yes NA NA
2.1. Please select the option that best describes your risk management procedures with regard to climate change risks and opportunities NA Integrated into multi-disciplinary company wide risk management processes NA NA
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA The WEG Integrated Enterprise Risk Management System is in line with best international practices and standards set by regulatory agencies in Brazil and abroad, adapted to the specific characteristics of our business. This system is based on a Corporate R 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 Climate change have become a central part of our business model and an integral part of the company’s day-to-day decisions : i. The business strategy has a strong base on the company’s inclination to promote the clean generation and the use of efficient 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 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 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 Electricity Emissions Factors used for other countries: - Mexico: 0.593 metric tonnes CO2/MWh. Reference: Voluntary Reporting of Greenhouse Gases of U.S. Department of Energy (Form EIA-1605 (2007)) - Portugal: 0.511 metric tonnes CO2/MWh. Reference: Volun 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 No NA NA
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100% NA
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8.7. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 2 emissions No third party verification or assurance Proportion of Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011-2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.7a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 2 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.7b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements/Type of verification or assurance/Relevant standard/Attach the document No Response
8.8. Are carbon dioxide emissions from biologically sequestered carbon relevant to your organization? No
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2 NA
8.8a. Please provide the emissions in metric tonnes CO2e 0.05 NA 13638000
9.1. Do you have Scope 1 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
9.1a Reporting Period From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 1 metric tonnes CO2e 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Mexico/1529
9.2. Please indicate which other Scope 1 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By facility; By GHG type NA
9.2a Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by business division: Business division/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) 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) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/CO2/15416.88
9.2d Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
9.2e Reporting Period From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 1 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 1 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
0.3. Country list configuration Australia
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. BRL(R$)
0.4. Please select the currency in which you would like to submit your response. BRL(R$)
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 Climate change related issues are the responsibility of Sustainability Committee, a multi-function committee that is formally in charge of analyzing, approving and implementing sustainability policies and practices, as well as fostering a better understan NA
1.2. Do you provide incentives for the management of climate change issues, including the attainment of targets? No Yes Yes
1.2a. Who is entitled to benefit from these incentives? Other: Executive Officer and Management Group/Monetary reward/Targets contain various performance indicators (e.g. energy efficiency, environmental portfolio growth)
10.1. Do you have Scope 2 emissions sources in more than one country? Yes
10.1a Reporting Period: From/To/Please complete the table below: Country/Region/Scope 2 metric tonnes CO2e/Purchased and consumed electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh)/Purchased and consumed low carbon electricity, heat, steam or cooling (MWh) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Mexico/5201/10291/823
10.2. Please indicate which other Scope 2 emissions breakdowns you are able to provide (tick all that apply) NA By facility 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) 1 Jan 2012/31 Dec 2012/Plant I e II - Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil/14751
10.2c Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by activity: Activity/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
10.2d Reporting Period: From/To/Please break down your total gross global Scope 2 emissions by legal structure: Legal structure/Scope 2 emissions (metric tonnes CO2e) No Response
11. Attachments NA NA NA
11. Further Information NA NA NA
11.1. What percentage of your total operational spend in the reporting year was on energy? More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 0% but less than or equal to 5% More than 95% but less than or equal to 100%
11.2. Please state how much fuel, electricity, heat, steam, and cooling in MWh your organization has purchased and consumed during the reporting year: Energy type/MWh Fuel/78352;Electricity/403258;Heat/0;Steam/0;Cooling/0
11.3. Please complete the table by breaking down the total "Fuel" figure entered above by fuel type: Fuels/MWh Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)/27920
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 Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) not backed by instruments/341420
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? Increased
12.1a Reason of change Emissions reduction activities, Divestment, Acquisitions, Mergers, Change in output, Change in methodology, Change in boundary, Change in physical operating conditions, Unidentified, Other
12.1a. Reason: Emissions value (percentage) Emissions reduction activities: 5/Acquisitions: 7.1/Change in output: 31/Change in physical operating conditions: 5.3/
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 7.93E-06/metric tonnes CO2e/17/Increase/The main reason for the raise in intensity figure was due to increase of emission factor related to electricity in Brazil, which, as mentioned in the previous question, doubled from year 2011 to 2012. Another reason
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 2.2/metric tonnes CO2e/24/Increase/The increase in the number of employees has not grown in proportion to the increase in the emission factor of electricity and purchases of new units.
12.4. Please provide an additional intensity (normalized) metric that is appropriate to your business operations: Intensity figure/Metric numerator/% change from previous year/Direction of change from previous year/Reason for change No response
13.1. Do you participate in any emissions trading schemes? No, and we do not currently anticipate doing so in the next 2 years
13.1b. What is your strategy for complying with the schemes in which you participate or anticipate participating? NA
13.2. Has your company originated any project-based carbon credits or purchased any within the reporting period? No
14. Attachments NA NA NA
14. Further Information NA 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 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? No, this is our first year of estimation
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) No, we do not engage
14.4a. Please give details of methods of engagement, your strategy for prioritizing engagements and measures of success NA
14.4d. Please explain why not and any plans you have to develop an engagement strategy in the future There is no engagement with suppliers and customers because we still do not know the emissions related to Purchased goods and services, Upstream and downstream transportation and distribution among others. The next steps for the coming years are to invent
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 WEG Integrated Enterprise Risk Management System is in line with best international practices and standards set by regulatory agencies in Brazil and abroad, adapted to the specific characteristics of our business. This system is based on a Corporate Risk
2.1a. Please provide further details (see guidance) NA WEG Integrated Enterprise Risk Management System is in line with best international practices and standards set by regulatory agencies in Brazil and abroad, adapted to the specific characteristics of our business. This system is based on a Corporate Risk NA
2.2. Is climate change integrated into your business strategy? No Yes Yes
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes The operational scope of WEG covers the generation, transmission and drive/handling of the equipment, whether industrial, commercial or residential, besides the naval and urban transportation sector. Thus, producing efficient equipment which stands out on
2.2a. Please describe the process and outcomes (see guidance) NA The operational scope of WEG covers the generation, transmission and drive/handling of the equipment, whether industrial, commercial or residential, besides the naval and urban transportation sector. Thus, producing efficient equipment which stands out on NA
2.2b. Please explain why not NA NA NA
2.3. Do you engage in activities that could either directly or indirectly influence policy on climate change through any of the following? (tick all that apply) Yes
2.3. Do you engage with policy makers to encourage further action on mitigation and/or adaptation? No Yes Yes
2.3a. On what issues have you been engaging directly?: Focus of legislation/Corporate Position/Details of engagement/Proposed solution Energy efficiency/Support/Law # 9.991 of July 24, 2000, regulates the obligation of Brazilian companies which distribute electric energy in Brazil to make investments in programs of energy efficiency in final use. The Law established the destination of an
2.3a. Please explain (i) the engagement process and (ii) actions you are advocating NA Law # 9.991 of July 24, 2000, regulates the obligation of Brazilian companies which distribute electric energy in Brazil to make investments in programs of energy efficiency in final use. The Law established the destination of an important amount of resou NA
2.3b. Are you on the Board of any trade associations or provide funding beyond membership? Yes
2.3c. Please enter the details of those trade associations that are likely to take a position on climate change legislation/Trade association Brazilian Association of Energy Conservation Service Companies (ABESCO)/Consistent/ABESCO (Brazilian Association of Energy Saving Companies) is a non-profit organization which officially represents the Brazilian energy efficiency sector and its companies,
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 The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), as energy policymaker, establishes maximum levels of specific energy consumption, or minimum levels of energy efficiency, for machinery and appliances manufactured and sold in the country. Law # 10.295/01 and the re
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? Since the WEG certification by ISO 50.001, the consumption and emission reduction has become a corporate guideline. That involves standards for the new installations and the continuing improvement of the existing ones.In the relationship with stakeholders
2.3i. Please explain why you do not engage with policy makers NA
3. Attachments NA NA NA
3. Further Information NA NA NA
3.1. Did you have an emissions reduction target that was active (ongoing or reached completion) in the reporting year? No Absolute and intensity targets 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 0.1/Scope 1+2/100/5/2010/23206/2012/This target has been applied to Brazil industrial sites I, II and III due to the fact that in 2010 emissions inventory was conducted only for these sites.
3.1b. Intensity target/ID/Scope/% of emissions in scope/% reduction from base year/Metric/Base year/Normalized base year emissions/Target year/Comment 0.2/Scope 2/42/2/Other: Consumption (KWh) / unit revenue/2011/8984/2012/The reduction target of 2% was applied in the Brazil industrial sites I, II and III, where is located the company's headquarters and therefore the higher productivity.
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 0.2/Decrease/1/No change/0/The reduction target of 2% (on Consumption (KWh) / unit revenue indicator) provides for a 1% reduction in emissions of scope 1+2, corresponding to a reduction of 345 tonnes CO2e. This goal has already been completed, which has a
3.1d. Please provide details on your progress against this target made in the reporting year/ID/% complete (time)/% complete (emissions)/Comment 0.1/100/0/Analyzing the emissions for the factories (Manufacturing Plant I, II and III), which had established goals, in 2012 the emissions increased 33% in comparison to 2010 due to the increase of 20% in the electric energy emission and the increase in
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 Our goods and services enable GHG emissions in our customer as detailed in the following points:i. WEG develops and supplies many products and services that have a direct impact upon our client’s GHG emissions and help them in their emission reduction eff NA
3.3. Did you have emissions reduction initiatives that were active within the reporting year (this can include those in the planning and/or implementation phases) No Yes Yes
3.3a. Please identify the total number of projects at each stage of development, and for those in theimplementation stages, the estimated CO2e savings/Stage of development/3.3a. Number of projects/Total estimated annual CO2e savings in metric tonnes CO2e Under investigation/1/
3.3c Number of methods used to drive investment in emissions reduction activities. 0 2 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, Other NA
3.3c. What methods do you use to drive investment in emissions reduction activities?/Comment Other/One of the electrical motors workshop was certified in standard ISO 50001 in 2011. It´s objective to develop internal experience and the next step, to expand the system to the rest of the company. In 2012 the process started in the Paint and Coating
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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 Besides WEG publish their GHG emissions data in the Sustainability Report, it also published in the ISE - Corporate Sustainability Index. Available at: https://www.isebvmf.com.br. ISE is a tool for comparative analysis of the companies’ performance listed
4.1. Have you published information about your company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance for this reporting year in other places than in your CDP response? 2 The number of corporate annual reports and voluntary publications (complete and/or underway) made about the company’s response to climate change and GHG emissions performance
5. Attachments NA NA NA
5. Further Information NA NA NA
5.1. Have you identified any climate change risks (current or future) that have potential to generate a substantive change in your business operations, revenue or expenditure? Tick all that apply NA Risks driven by changes in regulation; Risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters; Risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments NA
5.1a. Climate change risks driven by changes in regulation Yes
5.1a. Please describe your risks driven by changes in regulation /ID/Risk driver/ Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 1A/Uncertainty surrounding new regulation/At the United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Copenhagen in 2009, the Brazilian government announced that voluntarily undertakes to reduce national GHG emissions by 36,1% to 38,9% by 2020 compared to the emi
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 The risks driven by changes in regulation are considered in our Corporate Risk Management System for all WEG current facilities.(i) WEG see that the uncertainty of the impacts of new regulations and lack of regulation (risks ID 1A/1B), at this time, it is
5.1c. Climate change risks driven by change in physical climate parameters Yes
5.1c. Please describe your risks that are driven by change in physical climate parameters/ID/Risk driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 2A/Change in precipitation extremes and droughts/WEG have operational facilities in Brazil near the sea and rivers which combined with precipitacion extremes may be affected by flood./Reduction/disruption in production capacity/Current/Direct/About as lik
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 The risks driven by changes in physical climate parameters are also considered in our Corporate Risk Management System for all WEG current facilities as well as in procedures of viability analyses of new facilities implementation, companies' acquisitions 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 P3/Change in temperature extremes/An increased likelihood of abnormal weather events (heavy rain, drought, flood, typhoons, etc.) due to global warming may have a significant influence on our company's offices and supply chains. For example, it may contin
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 risks driven by changes in other climate-related developments are also considered in our Corporate Risk Management System for all WEG current facilities. The impacts of changing in consumer behaviour are much more related to opportunities than to risk 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
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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
6.1a. Please describe your opportunities that are driven by changes in regulation/ID/Opportunity driver/Description/Potential impact/Timeframe/Direct/Indirect/Likelihood/Magnitude of impact 1A/International agreements/We believe that climate change related regulation would probably come in the form of international agreements, as mitigation solutions must be agreed upon and implemented by several countries. We believe that stricter enforceme
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 (i) With the increase in the demand of electricity in the world, as well as the depletion of the traditional energy sources and greater concern about the environmental and social impacts on the planet, WEG expects the market for more energy-efficient prod
6.1c. Please describe the opportunities that are driven by changes in physical climate parameters Yes
6.1d. Please describe (i) the potential financial implications of the opportunity; (ii) the methods you are using to manage this opportunity and (iii) the costs associated with these actions (i) The financial impacts associated with this opportunity are hard to quantify as several factors, such as energy prices, faster penetration of HVAC equipment into householders, among others, come into play. (ii) WEG has been working closely with HVAC m
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 This is an all-encompassing theme and, hence, an integral part of our business model. As such, (i) the financial impacts associated with these opportunities will drive our future success; (ii) Most of our actions are directed towards exploring these oppor 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
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) 2012-01-01/2012-12-31/15454/41972
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 Brazil GHG Protocol Programme/ISO 14064-1 NA
7.3. Please give the source for the global warming potentials you have used Gas/Reference CO2/IPCC Fourth Assessment Report (AR4 - 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 Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)/2930/metric tonnes CO2e per metric tonne/Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology
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 NA Gross global Scope 1 emissions figure in metric tonnes CO2e for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.2. Please provide your gross global Scope 1 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e 15454
8.3. Please provide your gross global Scope 2 emissions figures in metric tonnes CO2e NA
8.4. Are there are any sources (e.g. facilities, specific GHGs, activities, geographies, etc.) of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions which are not included in your disclosure? NA No NA Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.4a Reporting Period From/To/Source/Scope/Explain why the source is excluded No Response
8.5 Reporting Period From/To/Please estimate the uncertainty of the total gross global Scope 1 and 2 emissions figures that you have supplied and specify the sources of uncertainty in your data gathering, handling and calculations/Scope 1 emissions No Response
8.6. Please indicate the verification/assurance status that applies to your Scope 1 emissions No third party verification or assurance Proportion of Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured for 2011 - 2012/01 Jan 2012 - 31 Dec 2012 reporting period
8.6a. Please indicate the proportion of your Scope 1 emissions that are verified/assured More than 0% but less than or equal to 20% NA More than 90% but less than or equal to 100%
8.6b Reporting Period From/To/Please provide further details of the verification/assurance undertaken, and attach the relevant statements: Type of verification or assurance/Attach the document No Response
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 WEG is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electro-electronic products and solutions, focusing in five areas: industrial electro-electronic equipments; energy generation, transmission and distribution equipments; electric motors for industrial and NA
0.1. Please give a general description and introduction to your organization. WEG is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electro-electronic products and solutions, focusing in five areas: industrial electro-electronic equipments; energy generation, transmission and distribution equipments; electric motors for industrial and
0.2. Please state the start and end date of the year for which you are reporting data. 2012-04-01
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2011 Electricity Usage /MWh 35 386069 272242310 Annual electricity consumption resulting from all operations within the defined boundaries of a given organisation.
2011 Renewables Usage /MWh 5 369503 20498400 Total number of MWh of electricity or proxy purchased globally from renewable energy power-generating projects directly or indirectly.
Biomass/Biofuel (%) 0 0 100 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 Brazil NA
Geothermal (%) 0 0 79 Geothermal = all electricity from geothermal facilities.
Global CREX rank 1 38 280 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 (%) 0 100 100 Hydro = hydro projects from new generation capacity.
Sector Industrials NA ICB system top-level industry designation (via the Bloomberg Terminal).
Solar (%) 0 0 100 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 0 100 Wind = all electricity from wind turbines.
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ceo:numberOfRatings 1 1 4026 The number of ratings of the CEO
ceo:pctApprove 0 100 100 Percent of ratings of the CEO that were approving
ceo:title NA The title of the company's CEO
employer:numberOfRatings 1 5 6549 The number of Glassdoor users who have rated this company as a place to work.
Glassdoor Employer Ratings 1 3.4 5 The Top Companies for Work-Life Balance list is based on employee feedback shared in company reviews on Glassdoor.
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Guidelines NA GRI - G3 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 Latin America & the Caribbean NA Region the organization operates in.
Report Html Address NA NA NA URL of the report location.
Report Pdf Address NA http://www.weg.net/ri/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Relat%C3%B3rio-Sustentabilidade-20121.pdf?bcsi_scan_63157efb730a3e36=0&bcsi_scan_filename=Relat%C3%B3rio-Sustentabilidade-20121.pdf NA Location of a PDF version of the report.
Report Title NA Relatório de Sustentabilidade 2012 NA Title of the report.
Sector NA Automotive NA Industry sector.
Sector Supplements (Final) NA Not Used NA This field indicates if the reporting organization has made use of one of the final Sector Supplements and which one. If ‘not used’ is indicated, it means that one of the final Sector Supplements is applicable, but has not been used. If ‘not applicable’ i
Size NA MNE NA GRI currently has two classifications for defining organization size: 'SME' and 'Large'. SME stands for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises. GRI follows the definition for SMEs as set by the European Union: SMEs have 250 employees or less and have a yearl
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Corporate Governance 3 0.2 0 The scores for each ESG scope issue ranges from 0-3. The scoring refers to the number of times the company was criticized in relation to that scope issue: 0 = little or no exposure in the past 4 years; 1 = 5 direct relations in the past 4 years; 2 = 10 direct relations in the past 4 years; 3 = 20 direct relations in the past 4 years.
Current RRI 86 23 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 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 0 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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Value of USG Contracts (in millions) 990 NA 1 Value of Iranian contracts.
Withdrawn NA Was the association with Iran withdrawn?
Nationality Brazil Country the company is in.
On the list Yes Yes Is the company on the list.

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