Corporate Climate Action CATI

  • CATI score

    78.00

    Total Possible Score: 100
  • Total rank

    1

    Out of 1000 total brands
  • Industry rank

    1

    Out of 89 total brands in the IT/ ICT industry

CATI Category Scores Analysis

CATI Category Scores Benchmarking

CATI Category Scores

1.1  Governance:
Pledged Policies (total score: 5.00)

5.00
  • 1.1.1 Company has committed to climate actions and made climate declaration(s)
    1.00
  • 1.1.2 Company has developed corporate carbon neutrality plan and management system
    1.00
  • 1.1.3 Company has incorporated supplier carbon data reporting into supplier code of conduct
    1.00
  • 1.1.4 Company has developed policies to guide low-carbon production and lifestyle, contributing to the transition towards a low-carbon society
    2.00

1.2  Governance:
Mechanism Construction (total score: 5.00)

5.00
  • 1.2.1 Company has integrated climate-related issues into its business strategy and has specific climate-related risk management procedures
    1.00
  • 1.2.2 Company has integrated climate-related issues into board-level oversight
    1.00
  • 1.2.3 Company employs Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track supplier climate performance
    1.00
  • 1.2.4 Company offers capacity building and financial incentives, and/or launches innovative projects for suppliers to reduce emissions
    2.00

2.1  Measurement & Disclosure:
Scope 1&2 Emissions (total score: 10.00)

8.00
  • 2.1.1 Company has publicly disclosed Scope 1&2 emission data
    5.00
  • 2.1.2 Company has publicly disclosed carbon intensity
    2.00
  • 2.1.3 Company has publicly disclosed energy efficiency
    0.00
  • 2.1.4 Company has publicly disclosed information on carbon emission trading
    1.00

2.2  Measurement & Disclosure:
Scope 3 Emissions (total score: 7.00)

6.50
  • 2.2.1 Company has publicly disclosed Scope 3 emissions
    4.00
  • 2.2.2 Company collects supplier carbon emission data on a regular basis
    2.50

3.1  Carbon Targets Setting:
Scope 1&2 Targets (total score: 7.00)

6.00
  • 3.1.1 Company has set and publicly disclosed its ongoing Scope 1&2 emission reduction targets
    3.00
  • 3.1.2 Company has set and publicly disclosed its Scope 1&2 carbon neutrality target
    2.00
  • 3.1.3 Company has set and publicly disclosed its renewable energy target
    1.00

3.2  Carbon Targets Setting:
Scope 3 Targets (total score: 7.00)

6.00
  • 3.2.1 Company has set and publicly disclosed its ongoing Scope 3 emission reduction targets
    3.00
  • 3.2.2 Company has set and publicly disclosed its Scope 3 carbon neutrality target
    2.00
  • 3.2.3 Company has set specific objectives on promoting suppliers (at least those in China) to set their own emission reduction targets
    1.00

4.1  Performance against Carbon Targets:
Scope 1&2 Emission Reduction Progress (total score: 8.00)

8.00
  • 4.1.1 Company has publicly disclosed progress made against its Scope 1&2 emission reduction targets
    3.00
  • 4.1.2 Company has publicly disclosed progress made against its Scope 1&2 carbon neutrality target
    3.00
  • 4.1.3 Company has publicly disclosed progress made against its renewable energy target
    2.00

4.2  Performance against Carbon Targets:
Scope 3 Emission Reduction Progress (total score: 9.00)

9.00
  • 4.2.1 Company has publicly disclosed progress made against its Scope 3 emission reduction targets
    4.00
  • 4.2.2 Company has publicly disclosed progress made against its Scope 3 carbon neutrality target
    3.00
  • 4.2.3 Company employs Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to track its suppliers’ target setting progress
    2.00

5.1  Climate Action:
Decarbonization in Company Operation (total score: 12.00)

8.00
  • 5.1.1 Company has conducted non-fossil energy utilization projects and/or green power procurement and disclosed associated emission reductions
    4.00
  • 5.1.2 Company has conducted energy efficiency improvement projects and disclosed associated emission reductions
    2.00
  • 5.1.3 Company has conducted energy monitoring and energy management (e.g. energy management system certification)
    1.00
  • 5.1.4 Company has reduced emissions through carbon offsets, and disclosed associated emission reductions (e.g. Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS), Nature-based Solutions (NbS), market-based carbon offset mechanisms)
    1.00
  • 5.1.5 Company has conducted other types of emission reduction projects and disclosed associated emission reductions (e.g. direct emission reduction from manufacturing process, logistic optimization)
    0.00

5.2  Climate Action:
Decarbonization in Value Chain (total score: 6.00)

5.50
  • 5.2.1 Company promotes suppliers to conduct corporate greenhouse gas and energy management (e.g. greenhouse gas accounting, product carbon footprint certification, energy management system certification)
    1.00
  • 5.2.2 Company has launched emission reduction initiatives with suppliers and disclosed associated emission reductions
    2.00
  • 5.2.3 Company has published best practices on supply chain carbon management annually
    1.50
  • 5.2.4 Company has conducted emission reduction projects targeting other emission sources along the value chain and disclosed associated emission reductions
    1.00

5.3  Climate Action:
Affiliated Company Engagement (total score: 8.00)

4.00
  • 5.3.1 Affiliates have measured and publicly disclosed their carbon emission at facility level
    2.00
  • 5.3.2 Affiliates have set carbon targets, tracked and public disclosed reduction progress at facility level
    2.00

5.4  Climate Action:
Upstream Supplier Engagement (total score: 16.00)

7.00
  • 5.4.1 Direct suppliers have measured and publicly disclosed their carbon emissions at facility level
    1.00
  • 5.4.2 Direct suppliers have set carbon targets, tracked and publicly disclosed reduction progress at facility level
    0.50
  • 5.4.3 Indirect suppliers have measured and publicly disclosed their carbon emissions at facility level
    3.00
  • 5.4.4 Indirect suppliers have set carbon targets, tracked and publicly disclosed reduction progress at facility level
    0.50
  • 5.4.5 Company employs Blue EcoChain or other automated methods to empower upstream suppliers on supply chain carbon management
    2.00
Note:

As carbon hotspots vary from industry to industry, a weighting factor applies across four of the five CATI activity areas: Measurement & Disclosure (17%), Carbon Targets Setting (14%), Performance against Carbon Targets(17%) and Climate Action (42%). The default weighting factors for each industry are shown in the CATI Evaluation Guidelines.

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Communication Updates

  • required electronics factory to issue an explanation for wastewater supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Apple, actively communicated with environmental groups to issue an explanation for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2013, 2021.
    Shanghai
     Wastewater
    ● Environmental violation issue: Industrial wastewater pollution;
    ● Potential impact on: water quality, river ecology, public health.
     Explanation
    ● Rectification progress: Enterprise with violations issue a public explanation;
    ● Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/11/29 13:57:23
  • required environmental company to conduct corrective actions for solid waste supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Apple, actively communicated with environmental groups to implement corrective actions for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2022, and disclosed information on the status of its corrective actions.
    Suzhou
     Solid Waste
    ● Environmental violation issue: Industrial solid waste pollution;
    ● Potential impact on: soil and ground water quality, public health.
     Corrective Actions
    ● Rectification progress: Enterprise with violations carry-out correction actions;
    ● Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/11/28 22:05:27
  • required electronics factory to report its annual resource use and emissions data.
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Apple, actively reported its 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 pollutant release and transfer registry (PRTR) data.
    Xiamen
     Uploaded PRTR Data
    ● Enterprise has uploaded annual emissions data;
    ●Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/11/25 15:11:29
  • required factory to issue an explanation for air emissions supervision record(s).
    This factory, through motivation from its stakeholder Apple, actively communicated with environmental groups to issue an explanation for its supervision record(s) from the year(s) 2022.
    Nantong
     Air Emissions
    ● Environmental violation issue: Industrial emissions pollution;
    ● Potential impact on: air quality, public health.
     Explanation
    ● Rectification progress: Enterprise with violations issue a public explanation;
    ● Driving force: Stakeholders and environmentally conscious consumers.
    Publication Date:2022/11/23 13:27:19
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