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1 Greenhouse Gas Protocol Report for IT Mästaren Assessment Period: 2013 Produced on June 10, 2014 by Our Impacts on behalf of U&W

2 Assessment Details Consolidation Approach Operational Control Organisational Boundaries Operations of IT Mästaren Included Operational Boundary Bicycle Bus and coach Cars District heating Electricity Rail (train, tram, light rail, underground) Copy Paper Electricity - Green Tariff Employee owned cars Quality Assurance Assessor Jenny Blomberg - 2

3 Table of Contents Introduction 4 Data Quality and Availability 5 Assessment Summary for IT Mästaren 6 Detailed Results 7 Detailed Summary by WBCSD/WRI Scope 7 Annual Activity Data 10 References 12 3

4 Introduction A greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions assessment quantifies the total greenhouse gases produced directly and indirectly from a business or organisation's activities. Also known as a carbon footprint, it is an essential tool, providing your business with a basis for understanding and managing its climate change impacts. A GHG assessment quantifies all seven Kyoto greenhouse gases where applicable and is measured in units of carbon dioxide equivalence, or CO 2 e 1. The seven Kyoto gases are carbon dioxide (CO 2 ), methane (CH 4 ), nitrous oxide (N 2 O), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), nitrogen trifluoride (NF 3 ), sulphur hexafluoride (SF 6 ) and perfluorocarbons (PFCs). The global warming potential (GWP) of each gas is illustrated in the Table 1. Table 1. GWP of Kyoto Gases (IPCC 2007) Greenhouse Gas GWP Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) 1 Methane (CH 4 ) 25 Nitrous oxide (N 2 O) 298 Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) ,800 Perfluorocarbons (PFCs) 7,390-12,200 Nitrogen trifluoride (NF 3 ) 17,200 Sulphur hexafluoride (SF 6 ) 22,800 This assessment has been carried out in accordance with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and World Resources Institute's (WBCSD/WRI) Greenhouse Gas Protocol; a Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard. This protocol is considered current best practice for corporate or organisational greenhouse gas emissions reporting. GHG emissions have been reported by the three WBCSD/WRI Scopes. Scope 1 includes direct GHG emissions from sources that are owned or controlled by the company such as natural gas combustion and company owned vehicles. Scope 2 accounts for GHG emissions from the generation of purchased electricity, heat and steam generated off-site. Scope 3 includes all other indirect emissions such as waste disposal, business travel and staff commuting. Reporting of these activities is optional under the WBCSD/WRI GHG Protocol, but as they can contribute a significant portion of overall emissions Ecometrica recommends they are reported where applicable. A GHG assessment is an essential tool in the process of monitoring and reducing an organisation's climate change impact as it allows reduction targets to be set and action plans formulated. GHG assessment results can also allow organisations to be transparent about their climate change impacts through reporting of GHG emissions to customers, shareholders, employees and other stakeholders. Regular assessments allow clients to track their progress in achieving reductions over time and provide evidence to support green claims in external marketing initiatives such as product labelling or CSR reporting. Ecometrica GHG assessments are designed to be transparent, consistent and repeatable over time. 1 Carbon dioxide equivalent or CO 2 e is a term for describing different greenhouse gases in a common unit. For any quantity and type of greenhouse gas, CO 2 e signifies the amount of CO 2 which would have the equivalent global warming impact. 4

5 Data Quality and Availability In order to provide the most accurate estimate of an organisation's GHG emissions, primary (actual) data should be used where it is available, up to date and geographically relevant. Secondary data in the form of estimates, extrapolations and industry averages may be used when primary data is not available. Table 2 details the quality of data submitted for this assessment with the key assumptions used stated below. Data Quality Overview Accuracy Overview tco 2 e/year % Actual Estimated Total Table 2. Data Quality and Availability Source of emissions Data quality Premises District heating Electricity Electricity - Green Tariff Mixed Estimated Company owned vehicles Cars Commuting Bicycle Bus and coach Cars Rail (train, tram, light rail, underground) Paper Copy Paper Travel Air travel Bicycle Bus and coach Cars Employee owned cars Rail (train, tram, light rail, underground) N/A Estimated Estimated Estimated Estimated 5

6 Assessment Summary for IT Mästaren Gross Overall Emissions: 45.2 tco 2 e Key Performance Indicators Absolute GHG emissions will vary over time and often correspond to the expansion or contraction of an organisation. It is useful therefore to use reporting metrics that take these effects into account and monitor relative GHG emissions intensity. A common emissions intensity metric is tonnes of CO 2 e per full time equivalent. This has been calculated, along with other relevant metrics, in the table below: Data KPI 853 Floor area (square metres) tco 2 e per Floor area (square metres) 44,400,000 Turnover (KSEK) 1.02e-6 tco 2 e per Turnover (KSEK) Summary by Activity (tco 2 e) By Activity tco 2 e/year % Premises Company owned vehicles Commuting Paper Travel Total Summary by WBCSD/WRI Scope (tco 2 e) Scope tco 2 e/year % Scope Scope Scope Total Summary by Greenhouse Gas Greenhouse Gas GWP tghg/year tco 2 e/year CO CH e N 2 O e CO 2 e Total

7 Detailed Results Detailed Summary by WBCSD/WRI Scope Source of Emissions tco 2 /yr tch 4 /yr tn 2 O/yr Total Emissions (tco 2 e/yr) % Scope 1 Total e e % Company owned vehicles Total e e % Cars e e % Scope 2 Total e e % Premises Total e e % District heating % Electricity e e % Electricity - Green Tariff % Scope 3 Total e e % Commuting Total e-4 1.4e % Bicycle % Bus and coach e-4 9e % Bus and coach: Lokalbuss, uppströms utsläpp % Cars e e % Cars: Large petrol car, upstream emissions % Cars: Liten bensin bil, uppströms utsläpp % Cars: Medel bensinbil, uppströms utsläpp % Cars: Medel bensinhybrid bil, uppströms utsläpp % Cars: Mellanstor dieselbil, uppströmsemissioner % Rail (train, tram, light rail, underground) % Company owned vehicles Total % Cars: Genomsnittlig dieselbil, uppströms utsläpp % Cars: Large petrol car, upstream emissions % Paper Total % Copy Paper % Premises Total % District heating: District heating (Stockholm, Fortum) % District heating: Fjärrvärme EON Hallsberg-Örebro-Kumla (Sweden), uppströms utsläpp Electricity - Green Tariff: Electricity, hydropower (Vattenfall AB), upstream emissions % % Travel Total e e % Bicycle % Bus and coach e e % Bus and coach: Stadsbuss, uppströms utsläpp % Cars % Employee owned cars e-4 9.5e % 7

8 Employee owned cars: Genomsnittlig bensinbil, uppströms utsläpp Employee owned cars: Large petrol car, upstream emissions Employee owned cars: Liten bensin bil, uppströms utsläpp Employee owned cars: Medel bensinbil, uppströms utsläpp % % % % Rail (train, tram, light rail, underground) % Total e e % 8

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10 Annual Activity Data Source of Emissions Value Unit Commuting Bicycle Bicycle 4,647 km Bus and coach Local bus 29,070 pass.km Cars Large ethanol car (E85) 4,050 km Large petrol car 180 km Medium diesel car 3,875 km Medium ethanol car (E85) 1,500 km Medium hybrid car 1,000 km Medium petrol car 11,795 km Small petrol car 2,816 km Vehicle gas car (biogas/cng) 7,000 km Rail (train, tram, light rail, underground) Swedish rail 35,625 pass.km Company owned vehicles Cars Average diesel car 368 l Large petrol car 285 l Medium ethanol car (E85) 8,425 km Vehicle gas car (biogas/cng) 8,470 km Vehicle gas car (biogas/cng) 940 l Paper Copy Paper Copy paper (Sweden) 120 kg Premises District heating District heating (EON - Hallsberg-Örebro-Kumla, Sweden) 712 m2 District heating (Stockholm, Fortum, without offset) 20 m2 District heating (Swedish average) 30 m2 Electricity Electricity intensity, office (national average) 45 m2 Electricity - Green Tariff Electricity, hydropower (Vattenfall AB) 593,888 kwh Travel Bicycle Bicycle 200 km Bus and coach 10

11 City bus 800 pass.km Cars Vehicle gas car (biogas/cng) 100 km Employee owned cars Average petrol car 290 km Large ethanol car (E85) 400 km Large petrol car 17,935 km Medium petrol car 27,381 km Small petrol car 6,957 km Rail (train, tram, light rail, underground) Swedish rail 105,915 pass.km 11

12 References IPCC (2006). Revised IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Reference Manual. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Defra/DECC (2012). Guidelines to Defra/DECC's GHG conversion factors for company reporting. Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs/Department for Energy and Climate Change, London. Defra/DECC (2013). UK Government conversion factors for greenhouse gas reporting. Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs/Department for Energy and Climate Change, London. EON (2014) Lokala miljövärden Sweden. Environdec (2011). Summary of Certified Environmental Product Declaration EPD of Electricity from Vattenfall s Nordic Hydropower. Fortum (2013). Fortum Värme och miljön, Stockholm AB Fortum Värme samägt med Stockholms stad. IEA (2013). Statistics. IEA (2013). CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion, 2013 Edition. International Energy Agency. SABO (2011). Sveriges Allmännyttiga Bostadsföretag: miljövärdering av energianvändningen i ett fastighetsbestånd. SEPA (2013). Emissionsfaktorer-och-varmevarden-vaxthusgaser-och-luftfororeningar Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. SEPA (2013). National Inventory Report 2013 Sweden. Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. SJ (2011). SJ AB Sustainability Report 2010 The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (2012). Energy efficiency in buildings, CIBSE Guide F. Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration) Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration) Uppdaterade reduktionsvärden för etanol- och gasfordon till bilindex. provided by Antalis Paper Merchant 12

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