Results and Feedback

SGS internal strategy on climate change performance is overseen by the Corporate Sustainability Steering Committee which meets biannually.

Emissions data is collected from all our affiliates twice yearly in January and July. The data is then analysed and the operational actions required to meet the stated targets are reviewed by the Corporate Sustainability Steering Committee. The data is consolidated into regional or country factsheets and monetised into our Green Book (our Sustainability Profit & Loss), which is shared with our CEO, Chief Operational Officers, and country managers, who identify "hotspots" where action is required (e.g. increase in electricity consumption or excessive business travel).

Good monitoring of energy efficiency projects is essential in order to provide feedback on the results of our intensive efforts, and to secure management commitment for future projects. Some highlights from 2014 include the following:

Figures such as these are vital in ensuring continued top management support for our energy efficiency programme as well as maximising the added value of measures by communicating our hard work to SGS external stakeholders.

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