GRI data

Environmental responsibility indicators

G4-14 Whether and How the Precautionary Approach or Principle is Addressed by the Organisation
       
The precautionary principle has been taken into account in accordance with statutory requirements      
   
EN3 Energy consumption within the organisation (GJ, Gigajoule)
Direct energy consumption by primary energy source
  2014 2015 2016
Usage of diesel and petrol 3,042 2,435 2,261
Usage of oil 32,866 35,325 34,350 1
Total 35,908 37,761 36,611
1 Figure has been revised retrospectively, please see the chapter 'Description of the report'
Indirect energy consumption by primary sources
  2014 2015 2016
Electricity 860,214 920,134 1 964,550
Heating 101,447 59,361 59,671
Coolng 15,828 16,797 18,021
Total 977,489 947,551 1,024,307
Renewable energy (electricity) (water) 460,800 864,180 880,920
1 Reporting has focused, year 2015 figure updated
EN5 Energy intensity
Energy consumption of transferred gigabyte (kWh) 2014 2015 2016
  0.8 0.7 1 0.3
1 Reporting has focused, year 2015 figure updated
EN6 Energy saved due to conservation and efficiency improvements (GJ, gigajoule) 1
  2014 2015 2016
Ideal work office spaces (electricity and heating) 28,720 39,832 52 286
Energy efficiency in server environments (electricity) 18,623 26,010 37,955
Reuse of server generated heat (electricity) 15,869 16,913 17,950
Energy efficiency in mobile networks (electricity) n/a n/a 24,630
Total 63,212 82,754 132,821
1 Additional information and calculation principles for Elisa’s environmental responsibility report are available at: http://elisa.com/corporate-responsibility/environment/emission-savings
EN7 Reduction in energy requirements of product and services (GJ) 1
  2014 2015 2016
Transfer to virtual servers (electricity) 61,718 85,026 73,975
1 Additional information and calculation principles for Elisa’s environmental responsibility report are available at: http://elisa.com/corporate-responsibility/environment/emission-savings
EN15 and EN16 Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight (tCO2, tonnes of carbon dioxide)
  2014 2015 2016
Scope 1, Direct greenhouse gas emissions 2,488 2,745 2,664 1
Scope 2, Indirect greenhouse gas emissions, market-based 49,141 9,071 1 12,751
Scope 2, Indirect greenhouse gas emissions, location-based n/a 75,859 2 79,292
1 Figure has been revised retrospectively, please see the chapter 'Description of the report'
2 Reporting has focused, year 2015 figure updated
EN17 Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight (tCO2, tonnes of carbon dioxide)
Sources of Scope 3 emissions 2014 2015 2016 Description Figure includes:
Purchased good and services 94,695 86,338 85,195 Relevant, calculated Elisa Finland and Elisa Estonia, paper- and e-bills, office paper, purchased products to sell and services
Capital goods 23,264 16,872 3,781 1 Relevant, calculated Elisa Finland, purchased base stations
Fuel-and energy-related activities 8,813 5,228 5,117 Relevant, calculated Elisa Finland and Elisa Estonia, emissions of fuel production of electricity used
Upstream transportation and distribution 1,469 554 1,456 Not relevant, calculated Transportation of goods to Elisa and to our customers
Waste generated in operations 481 612 2 868 Not relevant, calculated Elisa Finland wastes
Business travel 1,925 1,579 1,998 Relevant, calculated Elisa
Employee commuting 3,001 3,054 2,541 Relevant, calculated Elisa
Upstream leased assets 0 0 0 Not relevant, explanation provided Consumption in rented sites is calculated in Scope 2
           
Downstream transportation and distribution 0 0 0 Not relevant, explanation provided Not relevant, Elisa is not selling transportation services
Processing of sold product 0 0 0 Not relevant, explanation provided Not relevant, no processing of products
Use of sold product 22,828 11,483 13,935 Relevant, calculated Energy consuption of customer´s devices. Electricity consuption of services is reported in Scope 2
End-of-life treatment of sold products 712 672 624 Relevant, calculated End of life treatment of Elisa´s sold products
Downstream leased assets 3,415 4,277 5,603 Relevant, calculated Elisa Finland, operators in leased
Franchises 0 0 0 Not relevant, explanation provided Not relevant, no franchises
Investment 0 0 0 Not relevant, explanation provided Not relevant, no significant credit management
1 Only base stations to network is reported. The rest of the network equipments are reported in June to CDP report, please see the chapter 'Description of the report'
2 The boundary of the calculation has changed, please see the chapter 'Description of the report'
EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions 1 (tCO2)
  2014 2015 2016
Emission reductions in service production 19,525 49,633 118,560
Ideal work solutions, scope 3 4,406 8,817 5,101
Computer rooms, scope 2 5,029 6,075 5,197
Reuse of products, scope 3 1,300 1,496 1,939
Electronic invoicing, scope 3 823 914 937
Emission savings in mobile network, scope 2 7,967 32,331 2,756
Usage of renewal energy, scope 2 n/a n/a 102,630
1 Additional information and calculation principles for Elisa’s environmental responsibility report are available at: http://elisa.com/corporate-responsibility/environment/emission-savings
EN23 The overall weight of waste by type and disposal method (tonnes)
  2014 2015 2016
Total waste amount 1 878 964 1,339
Hazardous waste 1 46 102 257
WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) 1 271 275 397
Recycling % 87% 83% 92.7%
Recovery % 13% 17% 7.2%
Landfill % 0% 0% 0.2%
1 Amounts not available for Elisa Estonia
EN24 Total number and volume of significant spills
       
No spills in 2016      
EN27 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services (tCO2)
  2014 2015 2016
Reduced customer CO2 emissions 1 30,971 32,313 37,527
Virtual conferencing 26,921 26,447 30,221
Cloud services 4,001 5,563 7,166
Reuse of mobile devices 49 303 140
1 Additional information and calculation principles for Elisa’s environmental responsibility report are available at: http://elisa.com/corporate-responsibility/environment/emission-savings
EN29 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations
       
No non-compliances in 2016      

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