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Respondent CDP 2008: Symantec Corporation

General Information
<>It requirement CDP questionnaire introduction answer like text box attach document
Symantec (www symantec com) global leader infrastructure software enabling businesses consumers confidence connected world Symantec’ s world headquarters located Cupertino California Given nature business primarily knowledge information based enterprise contribution risks associated climate change impactful industries Symantec recognize role play minimizing impact environment specifically climate change Symantec committed environmental responsibility detailed information programs website http //www symantec com/about/profile/responsibility/index jsp

 
<>Where available provide following identification numbers primary listings/ordinary shares information company Company Turnover (also known sales) millions US$
5874000000

 
<>ISIN number
US8715031089

 
<>CUSIP number
871503108

 
<>SEDOL number
B11JQ93

 
1 - Risks and Opportunities
Question 1(a)(i) Regulatory Risks
<>How company exposed regulatory risks related climate change
We consider our company to be exposed to regulatory risks because... 
Symantec likely directly affected varying extent different parts world climate change regulations adopted operate business areas begun introduce climate change regulatory compliance language requirements and/or guidelines including California various parts Europe able predict exact future impact(s) expect experience level change time operating practices and/or operating costs result Additionally likelihood exists affected indirectly cases directly impact climate change regulations clients partners customers suppliers

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 1(a)(ii) Physical Risks
<>How company exposed physical risks climate change
We consider our company to be exposed to physical risks because... 
Symantec facilities exposed physical risks occur results climate change (i e extreme weather conditions)

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 1(a)(iii) General Risks
<>How company exposed general risks result climate change
We consider our company to be exposed to general risks because... 
Symantec does level general risk exposure related climate change addition regulatory risks discussed general risk exposure relates impact climate change employees impact climate various economies operate business

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 1(a)(iv) Risk Management
<>Has company taken planned action manage general regulatory risks and/oradapt physical risks identified
We have taken or planned action. 
Symantec voluntarily adopted global target GHG reduction ahead climate change regulations Additionally address physical results climate change 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 locations enable continuity immediate response customer’ s critical support requirements

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 1(a)(v) Financial Business implications
<>How assess current and/or future financial effects therisks identified risks affect business
We do not assess current and/or future financial effects because... 
assess current and/or future financial effects specific climate change material variability actual effects impact Symantec

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 1(b)(i) Regulatory Opportunities
<>How current anticipated regulatory requirements climate change offeropportunities company
We consider that current or anticipated regulatory requirements offer opportunities because... 
Symantec provider infrastructure software helps client's gain better control better efficiencies systems making infrastructure exist nominal level opportunity Symantec resulting regulations especially extent requirements influence power consumption infrastructure

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 1(b)(ii) Physical Opportunities
<>How current anticipated physical changes resulting climate change presentopportunities company
We do not consider that current or anticipated physical changes offer opportunities because... 
applicable time

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 1(b)(iii) General Opportunities
<>How does climate change present general opportunities company
We consider that climate change offers opportunities because... 
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

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 1(b)(iv) Maximizing Opportunities
<>Do invest plans invest products services designedto minimize adapt effects climate change
Climate change has not led to investment or planned investment in order to maximise climate change opportunities. 

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 1(b)(v) Financial Business Implications
<>How assess current and/or future financial effects theopportunities identified opportunities affect business
We assess current and/or future financial effects by... 
Symantec process defining investment described Question 1(b) (iii)

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
2 - Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Accounting
Question 2(a)(i) Reporting Boundary
Calculation tools assist companies calculating GHG emissions particular activities combustion fuels production processes http //www ghgprotocol org/calculation tools/all tools Companies new emissions reporting strongly recommended use tools assist calculations used calculation tool list question methodologies
<>Please indicate category best describes company entities groupfor response prepared
Companies over which financial control is exercised – per consolidated audited Financial Statements. 

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(a)(ii) Reporting Year
<>Please explicitly state dates accounting year period GHG emissionsare reported
Start date 01 April 2007End date 31 March 2008Financial accounting year 01 April 2007

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(a)(iii) Methodology
<>Please specify methodology used company calculate GHG emissions select methodology used using radio buttons used GHG Protocol ISO 14064 1 references calculation tools used explanation calculation methods devised explain data sources Global Warming Potentials emission factors used calculations reference supplied calculation tool contact provider calculation tool information used methodology devised explain methodology including methods calculation data sources Global Warming Potentials emission factors
GHG Protocol 
Symantec measures Scope 2 CO2 output 1 37 pounds KWh consumed

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(b)(i) Scope 1 Scope 2 GHG Protocol
<>Are able provide breakdown direct indirect emissions Scopes 1 2 GHG Protocol analyse electricity consumption

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(b)(i)(y) Scope 1 Scope 2 GHG Protocol Year 1 answers
<>Please enter dates reporting period specified (answer question 2(a)(i)) answer questions period selecting “ Add Additional Year Figures” button end webpage repeat process previous reporting period reporting period possible data going reporting period ending 2004 enter historical data reported information response previous CDP questionnaires

 
<>Please enter accounting year used report GHG emissions details
Dates selected

 
<>Scope 1 Direct GHG Emissions provide Total global Scope 1 activity Metric Tonnes CO2 e emitted
<>CO2e metric tonnes < text="">

 
<>b Total Scope 1 activity Metric Tonnes CO2 e emitted Annex Bcountries

 
<>By country Scope 1 activity metric tonnes CO2 e individual country Using methodology state emissions country NB practical list emissions country country basis list countries significant emissions context business combine remainder “ rest world” information format (e g Excel) attach
Country Scope 1 Emissions
(metric tonnes CO2-e)

 
<>Scope 2 Indirect GHG emissions provide c Total global Scope 2 activity metric tonnes CO2 e emitted
<>119000 CO2e metric tonnes < text="">

 
<>d Total Scope 2 activity metric tonnes CO2 e emitted Annex Bcountries

 
<>By country Scope 2 activity metric tonnes CO2 e individual country
Country Scope 2 Emissions
(metric tonnes CO2-e)

 
<>Electricity consumptione Total global MWh purchased electricity
197000 MWh

 
<>f Total MWh purchased electricity Annex B countries

 
<>By country – MWh purchased electricity individual country
Country

 
<>g Total global MWh purchased electricity renewable sources

 
<>h Total MWh purchased electricity renewable sources Annex Bcountries

 
<>By country – MWh purchased electricity renewable sources individual country
Country

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(b)(ii) Scopes 1 2 GHG Protocol
<>If unable Scope 1 Scope 2 GHG emissions and/or electricity consumption report GHG emissions able identify description emissions answered 2(b)(i) question 2(c)(i)
Symantec tracks Scope 2 emissions resulting consumption electricity various locations globe directly control consumption

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(c)(i) Emissions – Scope 3 GHG Protocol
<>How identify and/or measure Scope 3 emissions
Symantec currently tracks total annual air miles covered employees company converting miles CO2 emissions

 
<>Please provide possible Details significant Scope 3 sources company
Symantec analyzed sources Scope 3 GHGs presumes activities resulting manufacturing packaged software employee business travel air make majority Scope 3 output

 
<>b Details metric tonnes CO2 e GHG emissions following categories Employee business travel
<>54000 CO2e metric tonnes < text="">

 
<>ii External distribution/logistics

 
<>iii Use/disposal company’ s products services

 
<>iv Company supply chain

 
<>c Details methodology use quantify estimate Scope 3 emissions

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(d) External Verification
<>(i) information reported response Questions 2(b) (c) beenexternally verified audited plan information verified oraudited
No (Please go to question 2 (e)) 

 
<>(ii) answer question 2d(i) Yes provide attach copy audit verification statement state plans verification

 
<>(iii) specify standard protocol information hasbeen audited verified

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(e) Data Accuracy
<>Does company place assess accuracy GHG emissions inventory calculation methods data processes systems relating GHG measurement provide details explain data accuracy managed
No, we don't have a system. 
Symantec contracts outside service collect electrical consumption cost information globe accuracy data highly dependent quality information included invoices utility providers quality information imported and/or manually inputted database(s)

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(f) Emissions History
<>Do emissions reported accounting year vary significantly compared previous years explain reasons variations

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(g) Emissions Trading
<>i) Does company facilities covered EU Emissions Trading Scheme
No, we do not. (Please go to question 2(g)(ii) below)  

 
<>If a) provide details annual allowances awarded company Phase years 1 January 2005 31 December 2007 details allowances allocated Phase II commencing 1 January 2008 cases enter numbers punctuation example enter 2000 instead 2 000 enter allowance Metric Tonnes CO2 1 January 2005 31 December 2005

 
<>1 January 2006 31 December 2006

 
<>1 January 2007 31 December 2007

 
<>b) provide details actual annual emissions facilities covered EU ETS effect 1 January 2005 enter emissions Metric Tonnes CO2 1 January 2005 31 December 2005

 
<>1 January 2006 31 December 2006

 
<>1 January 2007 31 December 2007

 
<>Phase II annual allowances1 January 2008 – 31 December 2008

 
<>1 January 2009 – 31 December 2009

 
<>1 January 2010 – 31 December 2010

 
<>1 January 2011 – 31 December 2011

 
<>1 January 2012 – 31 December 2012

 
<>c) impact company’ s profitability EU ETS

 
<>ii) company's strategy trading participating regional and/or international trading schemes (eg EU ETS RGGI CCX) Kyoto mechanisms CDM JI projects Explain involvement following EU ETS

 
<>CDM/JI

 
<>CCX

 
<>RGGI

 
<>Others

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 2(h) Energy Costs
<>i) identify total costs $ energy consumption fossil fuels electric power want enter number 1 ensure use decimal point (e g 0 3) comma (e g 0 3)
24800000 US$

 
<>ii) percentage total operating costs does represent

 
<>iii) percentage energy costs incurred energy renewable sources

 
<>More details

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
3 - Performance
Question 3(a) Reduction Plans
<>i) Does company GHG emissions reduction plan place provide details information requested currently plan place explain
Yes, we have a reduction plan in place. (Please proceed to part (ii) ) 

 
<>ii) baseline year emissions reduction plan
2008

 
<>If want information rolling target
2008 Symantec adopted 15% reduction program C02 emissions end FY12 using FY08 baseline Symantec measure report performance reduction program CO2 emitted square foot

 
<>iii) emissions reduction targets period targets extend

 
<>iv) activities undertaking reduce emissions renewable energy energy efficiency process modifications offsets sequestration targets set timescales extend
Symantec adopted USGBC's LEED NC Silver minimum standards new construction currently working achieve LEED EB certification owned facilities globe majority 15% C02 reduction 2012 achieved adoption LEED standards

 
<>v) investment required achieve targets time period
Symantec invested delivering LEED NC Gold facility earmarked material investment monies FY10 FY11 support 15% reduction C02 emissions

 
<>vi) emissions reductions associated costs savings achieved date result plan

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 3(b) Emissions Intensity
<>i) appropriate measurement emissions intensity company
Other 
Metric Tonnes C02 e sqaure foot

 
<>Please company’ s emissions intensity figure measurement given want enter number 1 ensure use decimal point (e g 0 3) comma (e g 0 3)
0.03

 
<>ii) state GHG emissions intensity terms total tonnes CO2 e reported Scope 1 Scope 2 $m turnover EBITDA reporting year Scope 1/ US$millions turnover

 
<>Scope 2/ US$millions turnover
6.05

 
<>Scope 1/ EBITDA

 
<>Scope 2/ EBITDA

 
<>iii) company developed emissions intensity targets
Yes, we have developed emission intensity targets. (Please answer questions (a) and (b) below.) 

 
<>a) answer (iii) yes state emissions intensity targets
described Symantec developed intensity targets C02 emissions square foot 15% FY08 end FY12

 
<>b) answer (iii) yes state reductions emissions intensity achieved targets time period

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 3(c) Planning
<>Do forecast company’ s future emissions and/or energy use
Yes, we do. (Please answer questions (i) to (iii) below.) 

 
<>i) provide details forecasts summarize methodology used assumptions able quantified forecasts Scope 1 Scope 2 emissions and/or electricity consumption enter numerical data page
Symantec forecasts energy costs annually quarterly order budget operating expenses product effort begun forecast Scope 2 CO2 emissions annually

 
<>ii) factor cost future emissions capital expenditure planning
adopting LEED standards portfolio buildings Symantec understands costs new construction retrofit costs existing buildings slightly higher

 
<>iii) considerations impact investment decisions
Yes

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 3(c) (i) Planning Forecasted emissions/electricity use Year 1 answers
page gives opportunity numerical forecasts emissions electricity use possible provide emissions forecasts reporting periods Use “ Add additional year figures” button end page enter emission forecasts successive reporting periods Note enter numbers punctuation example use 2000 instead 2 000
<>Please enter accounting period used report GHG emissions details
Dates selected

 
<>Forecasted Scope 1 Direct GHG Emissions provide Forecasted Total global Scope 1 emissions Metric Tonnes CO2 e

 
<>b Forecasted Total Scope 1 emissions Metric Tonnes CO2 e Annex B countries

 
<>By country Forecasted Scope 1 emissions Metric Tonnes CO2 e individual country Using methodology state emissions forecasts country NB practical list emissions country country basis list countries significant emissions context business combine remainder “ rest world” information format (e g Excel) attach
Country Scope 1 Emissions
(metric tonnes CO2-e)

 
<>Scope 2 Indirect GHG emissions provide c Forecasted total global Scope 2 emissions Metric Tonnes CO2 e

 
<>d Forecasted total Scope 2 emissions Metric Tonnes CO2 e Annex B countries

 
<>By country Forecasted Scope 2 emissions Metric Tonnes CO2 e individual country
Country Scope 2 Emissions
(metric tonnes CO2-e)

 
<>Forecasted electricity consumptione Forecasted total global MWh purchased electricity

 
<>f Forecasted total MWh purchased electricity Annex B countries

 
<>By country – Forecasted MWh purchased electricity individual country
Country

 
<>g Forecasted total global MWh purchased electricity renewable sources

 
<>h Forecasted total MWh purchased electricity renewable sources Annex B countries

 
<>By country – Forecasted MWh purchased electricity renewable sources individual country
Country

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided

 
4 - Governance
Question 4(a) Responsibility
<>Does Board Committee executive body overall responsibility climate change state overall responsibility climate change managed answer parts (i) (ii)
No executive body has overall responsibility for climate change. 
Symantec's management environmental climate concerns evolving currently managed committee heads Corporate Social Responsibility Global Facilities Management core members committee directly accountable CEO actions progress

 
<>i) Board Committee executive body overall responsibility climate change
Board Nominating Committee oversight company’ s corporate responsibility efforts include social ethical environmental programs

 
<>ii) mechanism Board executive body reviews company’ s progress status regarding climate change
Symantec provides quaterly updates CEO regarding environmental climate concerns provide provide periodic updates Board regarding developing corporate responsibility program

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 4(b) Individual Performance
<>Do assess provide incentive mechanisms individual management climate change issues including attainment GHG targets provide details
No, we do not. 

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 4(c) Communications
<>Please indicate publish information risks opportunities presented company climate change details GHG emissions plans reduce emissions following communications i) company’ s Annual Report statutory filings
No 

 
<>ii) formal communications shareholders external parties
No 

 
<>iii) voluntary communications Corporate Social Responsibility reporting
Yes 
Symantec publish CSR report summer 2008

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
Question 4(d) Public Policy
<>Do engage policymakers possible responses climate change including taxation regulation carbon trading provide details
Yes 
Symantec member GreenGrid helping define metrics energy/GHG related data centers research used policy makers determine future data center regulations Symantec participates policy makers membership USGBC various trade organizations (e g AeA Technet) focus climate change engaged tech sector help EU achieve energy reduction targets

 
<>Would like provide additional information relating question provided
No 

 
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