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Respondent CDP 2007: Symantec Corporation

General Introduction
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Thank opportunity respond questionaire Symantec software company headquartered Cupertino California Given nature business risks associated climate change high industries Symantec recognizes role play minimizing impact environment specifically climate change Symantec committed environmental responsibility detailed information programs website http //www symantec com/about/profile/index jsp

 
Section A – 1 Climate Change Risks, Opportunities and Strategy
Question 1(a)(i) – Regulatory risks
<>For question state time period possible associated financial implications commercial risks does climate change present company including regulatory risks associated current and/or expected government policy climate change e g emissions limits energy efficiency standards
Symantec affected climate change regulations widespread Recently California passed AB32 requires statewide cap GHG emissions mandatory reporting shall place track monitor GHG emissions California state GHG emission reduction targets set follows 2000 levels 20101990 levels 20201990 levels 2050It anticipated entities Symantec facilities located California required reduce GHG emissions overall state reduction target currently unclear reduction requirements Symantec currently tracking developing policies current pending climate change regulations world Symantec does anticipate impact climate change related policies regulations present material commercial risk company

 
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Question 1(a)(ii) Physical risks
<>For question state time period possible associated financial implications commercial risks does climate change present company including physical risks business operations scenarios identified Intergovernmental Panel climate Change expert bodies sea level rise extreme weather events resource shortages
Symantec taken proactive approach physical risks impact business operations narrative adapt event interruption business set forth section entitled “ Strategy”

 
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Question 1(a)(iii) risks
<>For question state time period possible associated financial implications Apart regulatory physical risks described answers questions 1(a)(i) 1(a)(ii) commercial risks does climate change present company including shifts consumer attitude demand
Symantec tracks consumer attitudes demands respect variety corporate responsibility issues including climate change time time consumers asked report aspects environmental program addressing climate change provide information customers environmental practices Corporate Responsibility website http //www symantec com/about/profile/responsibility/index jsp

 
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Question 1(b) Opportunities
<>For question state time period possible associated financial implications commercial opportunities does climate change present company existing new products services
Today enterprises vigilantly oversee data center power cooling issues Effective software utilization significantly help reduce hardware power consumption consequent cooling requirements Symantec contends it’ s software products help customers reduce data storage energy consumption 50 percent total data center energy consumption 25 percent Symantec software allows enterprises exploit new energy efficient servers storage easily enabling continue conserving energy optimally

 
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Question 1(c) Strategy
<>For question state time period possible associated financial implications objectives targets strategies undertaken planning manage risks opportunities detailed questions 1(a) 1(b) include adaptation physical risks
Symantec continue monitor risks impact business climate change strategy physical risks follows Symantec’ s Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC DR) Program ongoing effort key component business model comprehensive set Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Plans place ensure people procedures processes infrastructure defined protect business Symantec event disruption normal operations primary focus limit impact company’ s financial position reputation maintaining ability deliver services customers accomplished geographically flexible model locations provide coverage backup primary location enable continuity immediate response customer’ s critical support requirements Defined notification escalation procedures exist recovery teams place major locations core systems replicated people processes distributed multiple global locations order facilitate recovery transition processes alternate locations required continued operations Symantec tested continuity capability manufacturing vendor fulfillment technical support services security responses managed security services place event facilities business processes technology support staff global region locations unavailable continue maintain services products used clients taken following steps insuring minimal disruption customers • Recovery capability Symantec technical support located different locations Americas EMEA APJ • analyst teams compile review threat data create anti virus definitions provide early warning security monitoring management services function 24/7 located multiple offices Americas APJ EMEA teams analysts hand work geographic region follow sun sequence independently analyze threat data/create definitions continue provide alert services threat management needed • Manufacturing vendor fulfillment capabilities located Americas EMEA APJ internal capabilities vendor service level agreements manufacture process orders internal external alternate locations primary global region incur business interruption • Mitigation measures place primary locations provide redundant power generators network connectivity primary alternate data centers using Symantec’ s products foundation providing redundant highly available infrastructure Finally BD/DR Program Plans reviewed updated audited bi annually

 
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Question 1(d) – Reduction targets
<>What emissions reduction targets time frames achieve renewable energy energy efficiency activities undertaking manage emissions
Symantec set CO2 reduction target 10% 2006 levels 2010 facilities located Silicon Valley includes corporate headquarter located Cupertino California offices located Mountain View California Symantec process documenting energy efficiency processes procedures extent renewable energy environmental program

 
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Section A – 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounting
Question 2(a)(i) – Methodology – Accounting Year
<>Please state accounting year used report GHG emissions
Symantec used calendar year recent information available

 
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 No 

 
Question 2(a)(ii) – Methodology
<>Please state methodology emissions calculated
 Other 

 
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Symantec used Energy Information Agency standard method converting standard electricty used states metric tonnes

 
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Option 3 – entities owned company

 
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Methodology Used GHG accountingi Accounting year calendar month 2006 Scope 2 GHG emissions April 2006 March 2007 air travel GHG emissions ii Calculations used state specific EIA electric consumption general air miles conversion factors metric tonnes GHG emissions Consumption Canada's facilities converted using factor nearest state iii Information internally externally verified extent available obtained corporate recordsiv Symantec's time CDP response question applicable

 
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 No 

 
Question 2(a)(iii) – Methodology – External verficiation
<>Please state information provided externally verified audited
 No 

 
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 No 

 
Question 2(a)(iv) – Methodology – Variations emissions
<>Please provide explanation significant variations emissions year year major acquisitions divestments introduction new technologies
N/A year reporting baseline just established

 
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 No 

 
Question 2(b) – Scope 1 Scope 2 GHG Protocol Year 1 answers
state direct indirect GHG emissions metric tonnes CO2e global Annex B countries having difficulty reporting emissions figures CO2e metric tonnes guidance answering CDP5 questionnaire available
<>Please enter accounting year used report GHG emissions details
31 December 2006

 
<>Total Global Emissions
<>41721 CO2e metric tonnes

 
<>Total Emissions Annex B countries
<>0 CO2e metric tonnes

 
<>Scope 1 activity emissions globally
<>0 CO2e metric tonnes

 
<>Scope 1 activity emissions Annex B
<>0 CO2e metric tonnes

 
<>Scope 2 activity emissions globally
<>41721 CO2e metric tonnes

 
<>Scope 2 activity emissions Annex B
<>0 CO2e metric tonnes

 
<>Please state MWh electricity purchased consumed company globally
134370 MWh

 
<>Please state MWh electricity purchased consumed company Annex B countries
0 MWh

 
<>Please state percentage purchased consumed MWh electricity renewables globally
6 %

 
<>Please state percentage purchased consumed MWh electricity renewables Annex B countries
0 %

 
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 Yes 
* Canada facilities ** estimate based Energy Information Agency data

 
Question 2(c) – Scope 3 GHG Protocol Year 1 answers
<>Please enter accounting year used report GHG emissions details
30 March 2007

 
<>If possible provide estimates metric tonnes CO2e following categories emissions Use/disposal company’ s products services

 
<>Your supply chain

 
<>External distribution/logisitics

 
<>Employee business travel
<>46430 CO2e metric tonnes

 
<>Other

 
<>Please provide details sources emissions entered figure "Other" box

 
<>Please provide information measurement scope 3 emissions
information collected global airline miles

 
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 No 

 
General Information
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