1. Ferrovial
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  3. Environment
  4. Carbon Footprint
  5. Reducing emissions

Emissions 3

Extension of the Scope of Indirect Emissions (Scope 3)

Ferrovial calculated the total figure for Scope 3 GHG emissions  in line with the guidelines included in the Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standard published by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative, the WRI and the WBCSD. In parallel, a specific reporting and calculation methodology Scope 3 emissions was developed and included in a technical instruction.

  • Purchased goods and services: Include emissions associated with the life cycle of materials purchased by Ferrovial that have been used in products or services that the company offers.
  • Capital goods: Includes all upstream emissions,  production equipment goods purchased or acquired by the company in the year.
  • Fuel and energy related activities: In this section we consider the energy needed to produce the fuel and electricity that company uses and the loss of electricity in transport.
  • Upstream transportation and distribution: includes emissions from transport and distribution of the main products purchased during the year.
  • Waste generated in operations: Emissions in this section are related to the waste generated by the activity of the company.
  • Business travel: Emissions associated with business travel: train, plane and taxis.
  • Employee commuting: Includes emissions from employee travel from their homes to their jobs.
  • Investments: Emissions related to investments in other companies.
  • Use of sold products: Ferrovial calculates emissions from the use of transport infrastructure.
  • End of life treatment of sold products: This category includes emissions from the disposal of waste generated at the end of the useful life of the products sold by Ferrovial in the reporting year.
  • Upstream leased assets: Includes emissions related to the electricity consumption of those customers´  buildings where we undertake maintenance and cleaning and manage consumption.
SCOPE3 2012 2017 2018 2019
Business travel 6,606 8,181 8,334 7,232
Capital Goods 569,407 288,004 314,611 118,081
Employee commuting 792 3,221 1,821 1,763
End of life treatment of sold products 52,703 39,245 37,456 28,070
Fuel and energy related activities 191,927 219,335 178,902 136,217
Investments 805,044 566,069 569,388 569,388
Purchased goods and services 743,192 461,150 489,189 426,605
Upstream leased 1,405 0 0 0
Upstream transportation and distribution 461,487 407,580 434,112 376,832
Use of sold product 641,031 555,585 587,563 692,499
Waste generated in operations 191,948 150,777 140,808 141,389
Total general 3,665,541 2,699,147 2,762,183 2,498,075
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