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Respondent CDP 2009: Bank of New York Mellon Corporation

General introduction
refer http //www bnymellon com/ information Bank New York Mellon


Risk and Opportunities
1 Regulatory Risks (CDP6 1(a)(i))
1 1 company exposed regulatory risks related climate change
We consider our company to be exposed to regulatory risks. 
Bank New York Mellon’ s detailed risk statement 2008 response year disclosed company’ s 2008 Annual Report http //www bnymellon com/investorrelations/currentreports/10k pdf Specifically regulatory risk exposure Bank New York Mellon global organization subjected indirect regulatory risks context Climate Change initiatives legislation contains pass “ carbon” tax implications purchase Scope 1 Scope 2 energy sources regions operate service customers result added cost Bank New York Mellon shareholders Bank New York Mellon global financial services company operations thirty (34) countries serving (100) markets Bank New York Mellon’ s viewpoint effects Climate Change significantly changed past months consider conserving energy reducing GHG emissions priority company’ s environmental sustainability statement initiatives available online http //www bnymellon com/about/environment html

 
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2 Physical Risks (CDP6 1(a)(ii))
2 1 company exposed physical risks climate change
We consider our company to be exposed to physical risks. 
Bank New York Mellon’ s detailed risk statement 2008 response year disclosed company’ s 2008 Annual Report http //www bnymellon com/investorrelations/currentreports/10k pdf Climate change potential alter weather patterns climate change results increased adverse weather (i e storms hurricanes ) regions operate service clients exposes Bank New York Mellon’ s global facilities infrastructure physical risks consider company ability business overly exposed physical risks extensive business continuity planning addresses continuity global operations line business geographic location includes region region cross regional recovery facilities plans company’ s business continuity plans based best practices industry tested updated going basis Bank New York Mellon global financial services company operations thirty (34) countries serving (100) markets Bank New York Mellon’ s viewpoint effects climate change significantly changed past months consider conserving energy reducing GHG emissions priority

 
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3 Risks (CDP6 1(a)(iii))
3 1 company exposed risks result climate change
We consider our company to be exposed to other risks. 
Bank New York Mellon adequately predict effects climate change region global financial services provider clients include large financial service organizations “ other” undefined unknown negative impact resultant climate change adversely affects clients employees turn impact company Climate change significant issue company employees clients impacts physical economic environments continually assess ability reduce potential impacts known risks Bank New York Mellon global financial services company operations thirty (34) countries serving (100) markets Bank New York Mellon’ s viewpoint effects climate change significantly changed past months consider conserving energy reducing GHG emissions priority

 
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4 Regulatory Opportunities (CDP6 1(b)(i))
4 1 regulatory requirements climate change present opportunities company
Regulatory requirements present opportunities for my company. 
2008 Bank New York Mellon founded Global Environmental Markets business (GEM) unit provide services support growing market environmental commodities GEM brings expertise skill set products corporate trust business Services include voluntary carbon unit (VCU) custody service carbon offset escrow services custody trade settlement services 2009 plan launch new technology platform designed facilitate trading buyers sellers credits maintain records various credit positions plan expand types services offer include clearing services management post trading reporting/monitoring netting trades expanding list supported carbon offset instruments

 
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5 Physical Opportunities (CDP6 1(b)(ii))
5 1 physical changes resulting climate change present opportunities company
Physical changes present opportunities for my company. 
Bank New York Mellon’ s commitment track manage reduce GHG emissions corresponds initiatives U S Environmental Protection Agency Department Energy’ s Energy Star ® building ratings program U S Green Building Council’ s Leadership Energy Environmental Design (LEED ® ) best practices initiatives indirectly provide better managed efficient physical space infrastructure 2008 (6) buildings awarded Energy Star ® building ratings improved property management design provides added benefit lowering operating costs demonstrates strong commitment Corporate Social Responsibility climate change awareness GHG management practices yield physical opportunity Bank New York Mellon initiatives listed continue advantage physical opportunities calendar year 2009

 
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6 Opportunities (CDP6 1(b)(iii))
6 1 Does climate change present opportunities company
Climate change presents other opportunities for my company. 
2008 BNY Mellon Asset Management launched Dreyfus Global Sustainability Fund mutual fund offered United States uses investable universe includes companies comprising Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) Dreyfus Global Sustainability Fund seek capital growth primarily investing stocks companies sustainable operating practices and/or sustainable products services 2008 Bank New York Mellon founded Global Environmental Markets business (GEM) unit provide services support growing market environmental commodities GEM brings expertise skill set products corporate trust business Services include voluntary carbon unit (VCU) custody service carbon offset escrow services custody trade settlement services carbon escrow service supports market Kyoto Carbon Emission Credits allows secure transfer credit positions proceeds buyer seller utilizing services trusted party mediating transaction 2008 VCU registry custody service client base doubled size volume credits increased fold 2009 plan launch new technology platform designed facilitate trading buyers sellers credits maintain records various credit positions plan expand types services offer include clearing services management post trading reporting/monitoring netting trades expanding list supported carbon offset instruments

 
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Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Accounting, Emissions Intensity, Energy and Trading
7 Reporting Year (CDP6 Q2(a)(ii))
Information respond section “ Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Accounting Reporting Standard (Revised Edition)” developed World Resources Institute World Business Council Sustainable Development (“ GHG Protocol” ) http //www ghgprotocol org/ ISO 14064 1 compatible GHG Protocol number regional/national programme protocols information http //www ghgprotocol org/ use guidance button provide CDP responses questions 7 8 9 10 1 10 2 11 1 11 2 years prior current reporting year time answered CDP information request work backwards current reporting year enter data oldest reporting period Questions 10 1 10 2 11 1 11 2 subsequent webpages dates answer question 7 carried forwards automatically populate webpages
7 1 state start date end date year reporting GHG emissions
Start date 01 January 2008End date 31 December 2008

 
8 Reporting Boundary (CDP6 Q2(a)(i)) 8 1 indicate category describes company entities group Scope 1 Scope 2 GHG emissions reported
Other 
Bank New York Mellon operates globally reporting Scope 1 Scope 2 emissions global operations

 
8 2 state parts business sources GHG emissions excluded reporting boundary
Bank New York Mellon excluded GHG emissions boundaries

 
9 Methodology (CDP6 Q2(a)(iii)) 9 1 process used company calculate Scope 1 Scope 2 GHG emissions including standard protocol methodology used collect activity data calculate Scope 1 Scope 2 GHG emissions provide answer text box addition description relevant select methodology list published methodologies aid automated analysis data
Bank New York Mellon maintains database physical properties and/or lease globally develop listing Scope 1 Scope 2 consumption site utilizing physical site information actual utility invoice data (and estimated data actual electrical invoices unavailable) Scope 2 GHG emissions utilize formulas emission factors provided Green House Gas Protocol Initiative tool Indirect Emissions Consumption Purchased Electricity Heat and/or Steam version 2 0 http //www ghgprotocol org/calculation tools/all tools Bank New York Mellon tracks miles driven corporate car fleets miles flown owned air craft applicable refrigeration used Using EPA Climate leaders Simplified GHG Emissions Calculator (sgec_tool V28 xls) calculate Scope 1 direct emissions stationary combustion mobile sources refrigeration

 
Select methodologies
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol: A Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard (Revised Edition)
EPA Climate leaders Simplified GHG Emissions Calculator (sgec_tool V28.xls)


 
provide

 
9 2 Details assumptions
Bank New York Mellon approximately 15 million square feet physical property owned/controlled leased 2008 reporting year portion leased portfolio electricity consumption included lease result Bank New York Mellon does receive utility invoice electricity consumed specific locations based knowledge typical annualized watts square foot like facilities Bank New York Mellon calculates includes watts square foot estimate properties electricity inclusive rent Using approach provide realistic calculation Scope 2 indirect emission quantity versus leaving usage entirely lack actual utility data U S region tracked 243 816 737 kWh actual utility invoices revised total includes watts square foot estimates 298 980 669 kWH non U S region tracked 29 565 076 kWH actual utility invoices revised total includes watts square foot estimates 49 493 781 kWH

 
9 3 names links calculation tools used
Green House Gas Protocol Initiative tool Indirect Emissions Consumption Purchased Electricity Heat and/or Steam version 2 0 http //www ghgprotocol org/calculation tools/all toolsEPA Climate leaders Simplified GHG Emissions Calculator http //www epa gov/climateleaders/documents/sgec_tool_v2%208 xls

 
Select calculation tools
GHG Protocol - Indirect CO2 emissions from Purchased Electricity, Heat, or Steam 2.0 March 2008
http://www.epa.gov/climateleaders/documents/sgec_tool_v2%208.xls


 
9 4 global warming potentials applied origin
Bank New York Mellon applied global warming potentials

 
9 5 emission factors applied origin
emission factors applied specific site location U S country based information provided Green House Gas Protocol Initiative tool Indirect Emissions Consumption Purchased Electricity Heat and/or Steam version 2 0 http //www ghgprotocol org/calculation tools/all toolsSpecifically following tabs provided emission factors utilized U S emission factors EF Electricity U S Region eGridInternational EF Electricity Intl Fuels

 
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10 Scope 1 Direct GHG Emissions (CDP6 Q2(b)(i))
Instructions question 10 question 11 (following page)When providing answers questions 10 11 deduct offset credits Renewable Energy Certificates net estimated avoided emissions export renewable energy carbon sequestration (including enhanced oil recovery) use goods services Opportunities provide details activities reduce avoid emissions provided information request Carbon dioxide emissions biologically sequestered carbon e g carbon dioxide burning biomass/biofuels reported separately emissions Scopes 1 2 3 relevant report emissions question 15 include nitrous oxide methane emissions biomass/biofuel combustion emissions scopes
answer following questions using Table 1 provide 10 1 Total gross global Scope 1 GHG emissions metric tonnes CO2 ePlease break total gross global Scope 1 emissions 10 2 Country regionPlease provide CDP responses questions 10 1 10 2 years prior current reporting year time answered CDP information request work backwards current reporting year enter data oldest reporting period Table 1 (below) table 5 (Q11 1 11 2) automatically populated dates answer 7 1 Electric utilities report emissions country/region using table question EU3 Table 1 use numbers Use “ Other” option drop menu enter region
Reporting year Q7.1 Start date 01/01/2008
Reporting year Q7.1 End date 31/12/2008
10.1 Total gross global Scope 1 GHG
emissions in metric tonnes CO2-e
9550

10.2 Gross Scope 1 emissions in metric tonnes CO2-e by country or region

USA 9540
Rest World 10

 
answer question 10 1 automatically carried forward tables 2 3 add country region answer 10 2 press “ Save” end page tick box total gross global Scope 1 figure (Q10 1) includes emissions transferred outside reporting boundary (as given answer 8 1) report transfers 13 5

 
facilitate better understanding business break total global Scope 1 emissions 10 3 Business divisionand/or10 4 Facility10 3 Business division (only data current reporting year requested)Table 2 use numbers
Business Divisions - Enter names below
Scope 1 Metric tonnes CO2-e
Total gross global Scope 1 GHG emissions in metric tonnes CO2-e - answer to question Q10.1 9550

 
10 4 Facility (only data current reporting year requested)Table 3 use numbers
Facilities - Enter names below
Scope 1 Metric tonnes CO2-e
Total gross global Scope 1 GHG emissions in metric tonnes CO2-e - answer to question Q10.1 9550

 
10 5 break total global Scope 1 GHG emissions metric tonnes gas metric tonnes CO2 e GHG type (Only data current reporting year requested )Table 4 use numbers
Scope 1 GHG Type
Unit
Quantity
CO2 Metric tonnes 9549
CH4 Metric tonnes 1
CH4 Metric tonnes CO2-e
N2O Metric tonnes 0
N2O Metric tonnes CO2-e
HFCs Metric tonnes
HFCs Metric tonnes CO2-e
PFCs Metric tonnes
PFCs Metric tonnes CO2-e
SF6 Metric tonnes
SF6 Metric tonnes CO2-e

 
10 6 provided information Scope 1 emissions response questions explain reasons plans collecting Scope 1 GHG emissions information future

 
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11 Scope 2 Indirect GHG Emissions (CDP6 Q2(b)(i))
Important note emission factors zero low carbon electricity purchased emissions factor use calculating Scope 2 emissions depends electricity purchase counted calculating grid average emissions factor – supplier Electricity counted calculating grid average emissions factor electricity sourced grid electricity counted calculating grid average emissions factor Scope 2 emissions calculated using grid average emissions factor company purchases electricity zero low carbon electricity tariff Electricity counted calculating grid average emissions factor zero low carbon electricity sourced grid transmitted company electricity counted calculating grid average emissions factor specific method generation used provided certificates quantifying GHG related environmental benefits claimed electricity sold passed separately electricity purchased Click instructions previous page answering question 11
answer following questions using Table 5 provide 11 1 Total gross global Scope 2 GHG emissions metric tonnes CO2 e break total gross global Scope 2 emissions 11 2 Country regionPlease provide CDP responses questions 11 1 11 2 years prior current reporting year time answered CDP information request work backwards current reporting year enter data oldest reporting period Table 5 automatically populated dates gave answer 7 1 Table 5 use numbers Use “ Other” option drop menu enter region
Reporting year Q7.1 Start date 01/01/2008
Reporting year Q7.1 End date 31/12/2008
11.1 Total gross global Scope 2 GHG
emissions in metric tonnes CO2-e
204435

11.2 Gross Scope 2 emissions in metric tonnes CO2-e by country or region

USA 182005
Rest World 22430

 
answer 11 1 automatically carried forward tables 6 7 add country region answer 11 2 press “ Save” end page facilitate better understanding business break total global Scope 2 emissions 11 3 Business divisionand/or11 4 Facility11 3 Business division (only data current reporting year requested)Table 6 use numbers
Business Divisions - Enter names below
Scope 2 Metric tonnes CO2-e
Total gross global Scope 2 GHG emissions in metric tonnes CO2-e - answer to question Q11.1 204435

 
11 4 Facility (only data current reporting year requested)Table 7 use numbers
Facilities - Enter names below
Scope 2 Metric tonnes CO2-e
Total gross global Scope 2 GHG emissions in metric tonnes CO2-e - answer to question Q11.1 204435

 
11 5 provided information Scope 2 emissions response questions explain reasons plans collecting Scope 2 GHG emissions information future

 
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12 Contractual Arrangements Supporting Particular Types Electricity Generation (CDP6 Q2(b)(i) Guidance)
12 1 consider grid average factor used report Scope 2 emissions question 11 does reflect contractual arrangements electricity suppliers (for example purchase electricity using zero low carbon electricity tariff) calculate report contractual Scope 2 figure response question showing origin alternative emission factor information tariff
U S non U S Scope 2 indirect emissions Bank New York Mellon utilized emission factors provided GHG Protocol tool Indirect Emissions Consumption Purchased Electricity Heat and/or Steam version 2 0 adjustments sites supply contacts separate transmission delivery suppliers stated emission factors vary slightly regionally published average factor data provided GHG tool

 
12 2 retire certificates (eg Renewable Energy Certificates) associated zero low carbon electricity provide details
Bank New York Mellon purchased renewable energy United States non U S based locations reporting year 2008 U S based total electrical consumption 2008 equaled 298 980 669 kWH electrical consumption Bank New York Mellon purchased 47 283 000 kWH Green E Certified Renewable Energy Certificates wind power represents carbon reduction offset 29 621 Metric Tons CO2 investment renewable energy reduces Bank New York Mellon’ s U S region Scope 2 indirect gross 182 005 Metric Tons CO2 (reported above) 152 382 Metric Tons CO2 non U S based locations total electrical consumption 2008 equaled 49 497 781 kWH electrical consumption Bank New York Mellon purchased percentages renewables specific locations resulting offset 2 596 Metric Tons CO2 investment renewable energy reduces Bank New York Mellon’ s non U S region gross Scope 2 indirect 22 430 Metric Tons CO2 (reported above) 19 834 Metric Tons CO2 commitment Bank New York Mellon offset GHG emissions globally purchase renewable sources demonstrates strong belief Corporate Social Responsibility

 
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13 Scope 3 Indirect GHG Emissions (CDP6 Q2(c))
following categories main sources emissions Report emissions metric tonnes CO2 e state methodology assumptions calculation tools databases emission factors (including sources) global warming potentials (including sources) used calculating emissions Notes question 13When providing answers question 13 deduct offset credits Renewable Energy Certificates net estimated avoided emissions export renewable energy carbon sequestration (including enhanced oil recovery) use goods services Opportunities provide details activities reduce avoid emissions provided information request Carbon dioxide emissions biologically sequestered carbon e g carbon dioxide burning biomass/biofuels reported separately emissions Scopes 1 2 3 relevant report emissions question 15 include nitrous oxide methane emissions biomass/biofuel combustion emissions scopes
13 1 Employee business travelDescribe main sources emissions
party corporate travel partner provided Bank New York Mellon following Scope 3 emissions reports total U S based Scope 3 indirect 24 476 Metric Tons CO2 total number breakdown follows Rail 25 2 Metric Tons CO2 Car Rentals 1 107 8 Metric Tons CO2 Flights 19 829 2 Metric Tons CO2 Hotel Stays 3 513 5 Metric Tons CO2The total U K based Scope 3 indirect 3 690 Metric Tons CO2 total number breakdown follows Rail – 19 4 Metric Tons CO2 Car Rentals – 6 2 Metric Tons CO2 Flights – 3 308 2 Metric Tons CO2 Hotel Stays 356 Metric Tons CO2The combined total Scope 3 emissions 28 166 Metric Tons CO2

 
Emissions metric tonnes CO2 e
combined total Scope 3 emissions 28 166 Metric Tons CO2

 
State methodology assumptions calculation tools databases emission factors (including sources) global warming potentials (including sources) used calculating emissions
party corporate travel partner provided Bank New York Mellon Scope 3 emissions reports reports state methodology utilized GHG/DEFRA

 
13 2 External distribution/logisticsDescribe main sources emissions
Bank New York Mellon’ s core business manufacturing transportation related presently track/report data

 
Emissions metric tonnes CO2 e

 
State methodology assumptions calculation tools databases emission factors (including sources) global warming potentials (including sources) used calculating emissions

 
13 3 Use/disposal company’ s products servicesFor auto manufacture auto component companies – refer additional questions sectors completing question 13 3 main sources emissions
Bank New York Mellon’ s core business manufacturing transportation related presently track/report data

 
Emissions metric tonnes CO2 e

 
State methodology assumptions calculation tools databases emission factors (including sources) global warming potentials (including sources) used calculating emissions

 
13 4 Company supply chainDescribe main sources emissions
Bank New York Mellon’ s core business manufacturing transportation related presently track/report data

 
Emissions metric tonnes CO2 e

 
State methodology assumptions calculation tools databases emission factors (including sources) global warming potentials (including sources) used calculating emissions

 
13 5 OtherIf reporting emissions fall categories categorise transferred emissions non transferred emissions (please guidance explanation terms) report transfers input fields non transfers input fields TransfersDescribe main sources emissions
Bank New York Mellon Scope 3 emission sources report

 
TransfersReport emissions metric tonnes CO2 e

 
TransfersState methodology assumptions calculation tools databases emission factors (including sources) global warming potentials (including sources) used calculating emissions

 
Non transfersDescribe main sources emissions

 
Non transfersReport emissions metric tonnes CO2 e

 
Non transfersState methodology assumptions calculation tools databases emission factors (including sources) global warming potentials (including sources) used calculating emissions

 
13 6 provided information categories Scope 3 GHG emissions response questions explain reasons plans collecting Scope 3 indirect emissions information future

 
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14 Emissions Avoided Use Goods Services (New CDP 2009)
14 1 goods and/or services enable GHG emissions avoided party provide details including estimated avoided emissions anticipated timescale emissions avoided methodology assumptions emission factors (including sources) global warming potentials (including sources) used estimations
Bank New York Mellon financial services institution does provide unique goods services allow party avoid emissions

 
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15 Carbon Dioxide Emissions Biologically Sequestered Carbon (New CDP 2009)
example carbon dioxide burning biomass/biofuels

 
15 1 provide total global carbon dioxide emissions metric tonnes CO2 biologically sequestered carbon Emissions metric tonnes CO2 use numbers

 
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applicable Bank New York Mellon

 
16 Emissions Intensity (CDP6 Q3(b))
16 1 supply financial emissions intensity measurement reporting year combined Scope 1 2 emissions measurement
Bank New York Mellon’ s financial emission intensity measurement reporting year 2008 absolute value combined Scope 1 2 GHG emissions divided reported 2008 Earnings Income continuing operations income tax

 
16 1 1 units example units metric tonnes CO2 e million Yen turnover metric tonnes CO2 e US$ profit metric tonnes CO2 e thousand Euros turnover
Metric Tons CO2 million dollar Earnings Income (from continuing operations income tax)

 
16 1 2 resulting figure Use decimal point necessary use “ ” “ ” e write 15 6 15 6
110.36

 
16 2 supply activity related intensity measurement reporting year combined Scope 1 2 emissions measurement
Measurement Bank New York Mellon does create units output given product ideal metric activity intensity measurement managing physical space accordance best practices yield benefit GHG reduction lower operating costs activity metric utilize best fits business model Metric Tons CO2 (absolute value combined Scope 1 2 GHG) emissions million square feet total operations space utilized reporting year Measurement Metric Tons CO2 (absolute value combined Scope 1 2 GHG) emissions employee reported Annual Report December 31 2008 approximately 42 900 employees

 
16 2 1 units e g metric tonnes CO2 e metric tonne output service sector businesses unit service provided
Measurement Metric Tons CO2 million square feet (of total operations space utilized reporting year)Measurement Metric Tons CO2 employee

 
16 2 2 resulting figure Use decimal point necessary use “ ” “ ” e write 15 6 15 6
14124.42

 
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16 2 2 contains resulting figure Measurement resulting figure Measurement 4 99 Metric Tons CO2 employee

 
17 Emissions History (CDP6 Q2(f))
17 1 emissions reporting year vary significantly compared previous years
Yes 
Bank New York merged Mellon Financial Corporation mid 2007 forming Bank New York Mellon calendar year 2007 reporting newly formed bank reported estimated Scope 1 direct emissions based heating occupancy costs corporate car air fleets calendar year 2008 Bank New York Mellon reporting Scope 1 direct Scope 2 indirect Scope 3 indirect greater accuracy based data tracked specifically CDP reporting process result total absolute emissions reported notably higher Scope 1 direct estimates reporting year 2007

 
answer 17 1 Yes 17 1 1 Estimate percentage emissions vary compared previous reporting year box accept numerical answers containing decimal point use " " " " e write 10 6 10 6
15 %

 
emissions increased decreased
Decreased 

 
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terms net emissions Bank New York Mellon purchased 47 283 000 kWH Green E Certified Renewable Energy Certificates wind power 2008 U S based locations represents carbon reduction offset 29 621 Metric Tons CO2 international locations Bank New York Mellon purchased percentages renewable energy specific locations resulted offset 2 596 Metric Tons CO2 Bank New York Mellon did purchase magnitude renewable energy 2007 achieved total (combined Scope 1 2) offset reduction 15% GHG emissions 2008 purchasing renewable energy 2007 energy usage similar 2008 estimate similar percentage reduction (combined Scope 1 2) contrasting reporting year 2007 2008

 
18 External Verification/Assurance (CDP6 Q2(d))
18 1 information reported response questions 10 – 15 externally verified/assured
None of the information provided in response to question 10-15 has been externally verified/assured in whole or in part. Please go to question 18.6. 

 
aid automated analysis responses select responses tick boxes use text box provided tick boxes menu options appropriate

 
18 2 State scope/boundary emissions included verification/assurance exercise

 
use text box scope/boundary emissions included verification/assurance exercise tick box menu options applicable
reporting period Bank New York Mellon did use external verification responses questions 10 15

 
18 3 State level assurance (eg reasonable limited) given
reporting period Bank New York Mellon did use external verification responses questions 10 15

 
18 4 Provide copy verification/assurance statement attach copy/copies

 
18 5 Specify standard information verified/assured
reporting period Bank New York Mellon did use external verification responses questions 10 15

 
18 6 information provided response questions 10 15 verified state plans GHG emissions accounting information externally verified/assured future
Plans GHG emissions accounting information externally verified/assured considered annual basis

 
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19 Data Accuracy (CDP6 Q2(e) – New wording CDP 2009)
19 1 main sources uncertainty data gathering handling calculations e g data gaps assumptions extrapolation metering/measurement inaccuracies gather emissions data select emissions data gathered proceed question 20
Emission data is gathered. 
Bank New York Mellon approximately 15 million square feet physical property owned/controlled leased reporting year 2008 portion leased portfolio includes electricity consumption lease result Bank New York Mellon does receive utility invoice electricity consumed specific locations Based knowledge annualized typical watts square foot like facilities Bank New York Mellon includes watts square foot estimate properties electricity inclusive rent way approach realistic Scope 2 indirect number versus leaving usage entirely lack data U S region tracked 243 816 737 kWh actual utility invoices revised total watts square foot estimates included 298 980 669 kWH non U S region tracked 29 565 076 kWH actual utility invoices revised total watts square foot estimates 49 493 781 kWH watts square foot estimate properties electricity inclusive rent assumption cause uncertainty data total Scope 2 indirect electrical consumption reporting

 
19 2 uncertainties affect accuracy reported data percentage terms estimated standard deviation
Considering assumption margin error 20% actual watts square foot consumed represents cumulative uncertainty approximately 4 2 % total Scope 2 indirect electrical consumption reporting contrast left estimated consumption margin error total Scope 2 indirect electrical consumption reporting greater

 
19 3 Does company report GHG emissions mandatory voluntary scheme (other CDP) requires accuracy assessment
No (Please go to question 20.) 

 
19 3 1 provide scheme

 
19 3 2 provide accuracy assessment GHG emissions reported scheme report delivered

 
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2008 reporting year excluding CDP Bank New York Mellon does report GHG emissions mandatory voluntary scheme requires accuracy assessment Bank New York Mellon operates locations UK subjected Carbon Reduction Commitments (CRC) anticipated cover emissions metered location excess 6 000 MWH effective 2010/2011 Standard meter data utilized

 
20 Energy Fuel Requirements Costs (New CDP 2009)
provide following information reporting year Cost purchased energy
20 1 total cost electricity heat steam cooling purchased company
44137286

 
Select currency
United States dollar

 
20 1 1 break costs individual energy type Table 8 “ Cost” column accept text use numbers
Energy type
Cost
Currency
 Electricity 40648570 United States dollar
 Heat United States dollar
 Steam 3452717 United States dollar
 Cooling United States dollar

 
Cost purchased fuel20 2 total cost fuel purchased company mobile stationary combustion
2541432

 
Select currency
United States dollar

 
20 2 1 breakdown costs individual fuel type Table 9 cost column accept text use numbers
Mobile combustion fuels
Cost
Currency

 
Stationary combustion fuels
Cost
Currency
Natural gas 2511432 United States dollar
Distillate fuel oil 2 30000 United States dollar

 
Energy fuel inputsThe following questions designed establish company’ s requirements energy fuel (inputs) note MWh preferred unit answers helps comparability analysis usually associated electricity equally used represent energy content fuels (see CDP2009 Reporting Guidance information conversions MWh) Purchased energy input20 3 company’ s total consumption purchased energy MWh use numbers
383699 MWh

 
Purchased self produced fuel input20 4 company’ s total consumption MWh fuels stationary combustion includes purchased fuels biomass self produced fuels relevant use numbers

 
answering question used Higher Heating Values (also known Gross Calorific Values) Lower Heating Values (also known Net Calorific Values) state used calculating answers

 
20 4 1 break total consumption fuels reported answer question 20 4 individual fuel type MWh Table 10 use numbers
Stationary combustion fuels
MWh

 
Energy outputIn question ask information energy MWh generated company fuel uses Comparing energy contained fuel combustion (question 20 4) energy available use combustion indication efficiency combustion processes taking industry sector account 20 5 total energy generated MWh fuels reported question 20 4 use numbers

 
20 6 total MWh renewable energy excluding biomass self generated company use numbers

 
Energy exportsThis question companies export energy surplus requirements example company use electricity combined heat power plant export heat organisation 20 7 percentage energy reported response question 20 5 exported/sold company grid parties use numbers

 
20 8 percentage renewable energy reported response question 20 6 exported/sold company grid parties use numbers

 
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cost stationary combustion $ 2 541 432 USD Total fuel costs mobile sources unavailable time total miles tracked mobile sources

 
21 EU Emissions Trading Scheme (CDP6 Q2(g)(i) – New wording CDP 2009)
Electric utilities report allowances emissions using table question EU5 21 1 Does company operate ownership facilities covered EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)
Yes (Please answer the following questions - 21.2 to 21.4) 

 
details 21 2 allowances allocated free year Phase II facilities operate (Even wholly facilities number allowances) Table 11 use numbers
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
Free allowances metric tonnes CO2

 
21 3 total allowances purchased national auctioning processes period 1 January 2008 31 December 2008 facilities operate (Even wholly facilities total allowances purchased auctions facilities period) Total allowances purchased auction

 
21 4 total CO2 emissions 1 January 2008 31 December 2008 facilities operate (Even wholly facilities total emissions period )Total emissions metric tonnes

 
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Bank New York Mellon financial institution low emission GHG sector specific allowances allocated installations Specific boundaries disclosed U S based operations non U S based operations currently perform separate breakdown European Union locations

 
22 Emissions Trading (CDP6 Q2(g)(ii) New wording CDP 2009)
Electric utilities read EU6 answering questions
22 1 provide details emissions trading schemes EU ETS company participates likely participate years
We only participate in the EU ETS. (Please go to question 22.2) 

 
22 2 overall strategy complying schemes required elected participate including EU ETS
financial services provider Bank New York Mellon high GHG emissions sector detailed strategy warranted

 
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Bank New York Mellon does actively participate emissions trading schemes business operations 2008 Bank New York Mellon founded Global Environmental Markets business (GEM) unit provide services support growing market environmental commodities GEM brings expertise skill set products corporate trust business Services include voluntary carbon unit (VCU) custody service carbon offset escrow services custody trade settlement services VCU custody service created means accounting Voluntary Carbon Standard offset units aims streamline legitimize trading process VCUs centralized electronic accounting stores VCUs assigns unique serial number tracking verification purposes provides clear parameters defining account ownership carbon escrow service supports market Kyoto Carbon Emission Credits allows secure transfer credit positions proceeds buyer seller utilizing services trusted party mediating transaction 2008 VCU registry custody service client base doubled size volume credits increased fold 2009 plan launch new technology platform designed facilitate trading buyers sellers credits maintain records various credit positions plan expand types services offer include clearing services management post trading reporting/monitoring netting trades expanding list supported carbon offset instruments

 
22 Carbon credits
22 3 purchased project based carbon credits
No. (Please go to question 22.5) 

 
indicate credits meet following commitments

 
22 4 Provide details including type unit volume vintage purchased standard/scheme credits verified issued retired (where applicable)

 
22 5 involved origination project based carbon credits
No. (Please go to question 22.7) 

 
22 6 provide details including • role project(s) • locations technologies involved • standard/scheme projects being/have developed • emissions reductions validated verified • annual volumes generated/projected carbon credits • Retirement method used compliance offsetting

 
22 7 involved trading allowances EU ETS and/or project based carbon credits separate business activity direct support business activity investment fund management provision offsetting services
Yes. (Please answer the following question) 

 
22 8 provide details role performed
2008 Bank New York Mellon founded Global Environmental Markets business (GEM) unit provide services support growing market environmental commodities GEM brings expertise skill set products corporate trust business Services include voluntary carbon unit (VCU) custody service carbon offset escrow services custody trade settlement services VCU custody service created means accounting Voluntary Carbon Standard offset units aims streamline legitimize trading process VCUs centralized electronic accounting stores VCUs assigns unique serial number tracking verification purposes provides clear parameters defining account ownership carbon escrow service supports market Kyoto Carbon Emission Credits allows secure transfer credit positions proceeds buyer seller utilizing services trusted party mediating transaction 2008 VCU registry custody service client base doubled size volume credits increased fold 2009 plan launch new technology platform designed facilitate trading buyers sellers credits maintain records various credit positions plan expand types services offer include clearing services management post trading reporting/monitoring netting trades expanding list supported carbon offset instruments

 
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Performance
23 Reduction plans & goals (CDP6 Q3(a))
23 1 Does company GHG emissions and/or energy reduction plan place
Yes. (Please go to question 23.3) 

 
23 2 explain aid automated analysis responses select response options using text box just use text box provided options appropriate

 
menu options appropriate answer question using text box

 
Goal setting23 3 emissions and/or energy reduction target(s)
Yes. (Please answer the following questions) 

 
23 4 baseline year target(s)
Bank New York Mellon set baseline year 2008 represented year combined company plan ongoing projects initiatives renewable energy purchases result net reduction absolute annual emissions

 
23 5 emissions and/or energy reduction target(s)
Bank New York Mellon carefully budgets plans capital expenditures mindful attainable energy GHG reductions 2008 undertook following energy related initiatives Seven (7) Energy Star ® rated buildings LEED ® interiors Existing Building (EB) evaluations progress Data Center Power Utilization Efficiency (PUE) improvements Hardware Technology Refresh energy savings Variable Frequency Drive installation energy savings Uninterruptible Power Supply replacement projects higher efficiency energy savings Lighting Control/Efficiency improvements energy savings Renewable Energy purchases Note renewable energy purchases provided GHG emission reduction offset 15% (combined Scope 1 2) 2008 Emissions reductions anticipated project initiative basis aggregate target initiatives calculated

 
23 6 sources activities target(s) applies
referenced 23 5 following sources activities apply reduction targets achieved 2008 reporting year Seven (7) Energy Star ® rated buildings LEED ® interiors Existing Building (EB) evaluations progress Data Center Power Utilization Efficiency (PUE) improvements Hardware Technology Refresh energy savings Variable Frequency Drive installation energy savings Uninterruptible Power Supply replacement projects higher efficiency energy savings Lighting Control/Efficiency improvements energy savings Renewable Energy purchases Note purchase renewable energy provided GHG emission reduction offset 15% (combined Scope 1 2) 2008

 
23 7 period/timescale does target(s) extend
dependent specific initiative project initiatives projects multi year efforts

 
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23 GHG emissions energy reduction activities
23 8 activities undertaking planning undertake reduce emissions/energy use
2008 following energy related projects initiatives Seven (7) Energy Star ® rated buildings LEED ® interiors Existing Building (EB) evaluations progress Data Center Power Utilization Efficiency (PUE) improvements Hardware Technology Refresh energy savings Variable Frequency Drive installation energy savings Uninterruptible Power Supply replacement projects higher efficiency energy savings Lighting Control/Efficiency improvements energy savings Renewable Energy purchases Note renewable energy purchases provided GHG emission reduction offset 15% (combined Scope 1 2) 2008

 
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23 Goal evaluation
23 9 benchmarks key performance indicators use assess progress emissions/energy reduction goals set
Bank New York Mellon maintains vigilant effort manage organization energy cost efficiently possible key performance indicators utilize include Energy Star building ratings Data Center PUE cost avoidance estimates energy saved certain capital projects Key Performance Indicator progress reported quarterly Board Director’ s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committee

 
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23 Goal achievement
23 10 emissions reductions energy savings associated cost savings achieved date result plan and/or activities described state methodology data sources used calculating reductions savings
Given volume individual initiatives Bank New York Mellon list project project specifics exception renewable energy purchases result traceable offset Bank New York Mellon purchased 47 283 000 kWH Green E Certified Renewable Energy Certificates wind power 2008 U S based locations represents documented carbon reduction offset 29 621 Metric Tons CO2 non U S based locations Bank New York Mellon purchased percentages renewable energy specific locations resulted offset 2 596 Metric Tons CO2 achieved total (combined Scope 1 2) offset reduction 15% GHG emissions 2008 purchasing renewable energy

 
23 11 investment required achieve emissions reductions energy savings targets carry activities listed response question 23 8 period investment Table 13 “ Investment number” column accept text use numbers
Emission reduction target/energy saving target or activity
Investment number
Investment currency
Timescale
Renewable Energy Credits 100% wind power 258212 United States dollar Calendar year 2008
Total Capital Projects 5000000 United States dollar Calendar year 2008

 
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23 Goal planning & investment
Electric utilities read table question EU3 giving details forecasted emissions
23 12 investment required achieve future targets set reduction plan carry activities listed response question 23 8 period expect payback investment Table 14 “ Number” column accept text use numbers
Plan or action
Investment number
Investment currency
Payback
Renewable Energy Credits 100% wind power 516424 United States dollar Reduce absolute GHG emissions
Total Capital Projects 5000000 United States dollar Varies project

 
23 13 estimate company’ s future Scope 1 Scope 2 emissions years main territories regions operate provide qualitative explanation expected changes impact future GHG emissions possible use table 15 structure answer question alternatively use text box
Bank New York Mellon adequately predict estimate year term anticipate absolute emissions similar quantity reporting year 2008 reporting year 2009 GHG offset reductions approximately double reporting year 2009

 
Scope 1 forecasted emissions Table 15 following units

 
Scope 2 forecasted emissions Table 15 following units

 
Table 15 “ Scope” columns accept text use numbers Type territory region giving data press “ Add Territory/Region” giving global figure instead separate figures regions territories write “ global” box labelled “ Enter territory region” Click sample table
Future reporting years:
End date for year end DD/MM/YYYY 31/12/2009
Emission forecasts
Scope 1
Scope 2
Scope 1
Scope 2
Scope 1
Scope 2
Scope 1
Scope 2
Scope 1
Scope 2
United States 9540 182005
Rest World 10 22430

 
23 14 estimate company’ s future energy use years main territories regions operate provide qualitative explanation expected changes impact future GHG emissions possible use table 16 structure answer question alternatively use text box
Bank New York Mellon adequately predict estimate year term reduce energy consumption ongoing best practice initiatives capital projects business growth demand potential offset reductions making absolute energy consumption similar reporting year 2008 reporting year 2009 strong commitment purchasing additional renewable energy power seventy (70) kW solar array project commissioned 2009 provide offset reductions approximately double reporting year 2008 reporting year 2009

 
Table 16 use numbers Type territory region giving data description data giving e g electricity consumption press “ Add Row” giving global figure instead separate figures regions territories use word “ global” table accept different types units e g units volume mass Click sample table
Future reporting years:
End date for year end DD/MM/YYYY
Energy use estimates for territory/region
Number
Units
Number
Units
Number
Units
Number
Units
Number
Units

 
23 15 explain methodology used estimations assumptions

 
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24 Planning (CDP6 Q3(c))
24 1 factor cost future emissions capital expenditures impact estimated costs investment decisions
Bank New York Mellon does factor cost future emissions capital expenditures future costs clearly defined anticipate cost energy increase time investments reduce energy costs carbon footprint priority

 
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Governance
25 Responsibility (CDP6 Q4(a))
25 1 Does Board Committee executive body overall responsibility climate change
Yes. (Please answer question 25.3 and 25.4) 

 
25 2 state overall responsibility climate change managed indicate highest level company responsibility climate change
Bank New York Mellon’ s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee consists (4) independent Board Directors members overall responsibility corporate social environmental sustainability statements initiatives

 
25 3 Board Committee executive body overall responsibility climate change
Bank New York Mellon’ s board level Corporate Social Responsibility Committee overall responsibility company’ s climate change initiatives

 
25 4 mechanism Board executive body reviews company’ s progress status regarding climate change
Bank New York’ s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee consists (4) independent Board Directors members key CSR commitment implement /or expand environmentally sustainable management business practices Corporate Social Responsibility company managed dedicated specialists including senior management work business areas company accountable CSR Committee Board CSR Committee Board regularly reviews discusses areas covered Key Performance Indicators Corporate wide environmental sustainability status progress presented CSR Committee Board quarterly basis refer Corporate Social Responsibility 2008 Report http //www bnymellon com/about/csr/2008/csr pdf

 
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26 Individual Performance (CDP6 Q4(b))
26 1 provide incentives individual management climate change issues including attainment GHG targets
No. (Please go to question 27.1) 

 
26 2 incentives linked monetary rewards
Bank New York Mellon does specifically provide incentives individual management climate change issues including attainment GHG targets

 
26 3 entitled benefit incentives
Bank New York Mellon does specifically provide incentives individual management climate change issues including attainment GHG targets

 
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27 Communications (CDP6 Q4(c))
27 1 publish information risks opportunities presented company climate change details emissions plans reduce emissions
Bank New York Mellon’ s detailed risk statement 2008 response year disclosed 2008 Annual Report http //www bnymellon com/investorrelations/currentreports/10k pdf Specific risk comments reference climate change detailed response 1 1 2 1 3 1

 
indicate following apply provide details and/or link documents copy relevant excerpt 27 2 company’ s Annual Report mainstream filings
Yes 
Bank New York Mellon’ s 2008 Annual Report http //www bnymellon com/investorrelations/currentreports/10k pdf

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27 3 Voluntary communications (other CDP) Corporate Social Responsibility reporting
Yes 
Bank New York Mellon’ s 2008 Corporate Social Responsibility report http //www bnymellon com/about/csr/2008/csr pdf report includes company’ s environmental sustainability statement initiatives Key Performance Indicators progress aspects Corporate Social Responsibility program

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28 Public Policy (CDP6 Q4(d))
28 1 engage policymakers possible responses climate change including taxation regulation carbon trading
No 

 
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