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  • 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

Enablement factor for DT Group in Germany

We also calculate the positive CO2 effects facilitated for our customers through the use of our products. We combine this figure with our own CO2 emissions, then use this enablement factor to measure our overall performance in relation to climate protection. According to this figure, the positive CO2 effects facilitated for our customers in Germany were 85 percent higher in 2018 than our own CO2 emissions (enablement factor of 1.85 to 1).

The positive CO2 effects facilitated for our customers through the use of our products and solutions rose from 11.9 to 12.1 million tons in 2018.

ESG KPI img enablement factor: positive CO2 effects facilitated for our customers.

You can find further information about the Enablement Factor ESG KPI here.

Reporting against standards

Information on the enablement factor is relevant for GRI Indicator GRI 305-5 (Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions). The information is relevant for the EFFAS KPI img S13-01 (Intermodality). It is furthermore relevant for criterion 13 (Climate-relevant emissions and objectives) of the German Sustainability Codex. It is also used for reporting on the Global Compact principles 7 (Precautionary approach) and 8 (Promoting environmental responsibility).