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Key Practice Area - GHG Reduction - 2010 GHG Benchmarking Survey
Key Practice Area: Greenhouse Gas Reduction

2010 Greenhouse Gas Management Benchmarking Survey

Nov. 2010

View the results of NAEM's 2010 benchmarking survey to learn how your greenhouse gas (GHG) program compares to more than 100 others. The survey addresses issues such program maturity, reduction strategies and reporting.

Overview

Conducted in conjunction with NAEM’s August 2010 conference, "Corporate Climate Strategies: Measure, Manage, Reduce,” this survey reflects trends in GHG management including program maturity, reduction strategies and reporting. In this section you will find:

Key Takeaways: A snapshot of key insights from the survey.

Survey Questions: View the questions included in the survey.

Results: This presentation of survey results identifies the key trends in GHG management.

Key Takeaways

NAEM Greenhouse Gas Management Benchmarking Survey Key Takeaways

August 2010

  • Below are the key takeaways from NAEM’s August 2010 GHG Management Benchmarking Survey. More than 125 companies responded, representing a range of industries and expertise.
  • The environmental, health and safety (EHS) function is primarily responsibility for GHG Management initiatives in nearly two-thirds of responding companies.
  • A majority of respondents have accomplished Scope 1 and/or 2 inventory and are setting reduction goals, while only 11% remain who have not begun to inventory their corporate GHG emissions.
  • Spreadsheets are common for companies in early stages, but the use of custom software is growing due to the increased importance of GHG management.
  • Majority of respondents – more than 50% -- are reducing GHG emissions through internal cost savings initiatives.
  • Many companies are reporting on multiple fronts for GHG disclosure, while nearly 30% are not reporting publicly by any method.
  • A majority of respondents are not yet focusing on supply chain management of GHG

Survey Questions

NAEM Greenhouse Gas Management Benchmarking Survey Questions

August 2010

  1. Please tell us your basic title
  2. How would you describe your industry sector?
  3. What size is your company in gross total revenue per year?
  4. What is your total number of employees worldwide?
  5. Where does your company have operations?
  6. Which function has the primary responsibility for GHG management initiatives?
  7. Where are you in your GHG management efforts?
  8. What approach are you using to collect and manage your GHG management data?
  9. What are your main strategies for reducing your GHG emissions?
  10. How are you publicly reporting (or planning to report) your emissions and goals?
  11. What is your approach to addressing supply chain GHG management?
  12. To what degree are you potentially going to be regulated for GHG emissions in the US?
  13. In your opinion, what are the best information resources for following GHG policy and regulatory developments?

Results

Click here to go download the results of the NAEM Greenhouse Gas Management Benchmarking Survey. This content is freely available to NAEM members only.

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