Carbon footprint of ACTED

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ACTED’s vocation is to save lives and to answer essential needs of populations in a sustainable and durable way and to accompany them in the construction of a better future. In accordance with its 3Zero Vision (Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty), ACTED engaged with EcoAct and published in January 2019 ACTED’s 2017 Carbon Footprint Report for all its countries of intervention.   

Scope of this footprint report

The organisational scope for this footprint report covered 35 countries, representing 218 253 m2 and 4 709 full time employees (FTE). ACTED’s footprint report is presented and divided according to Scope 1, 2 and 3, as defined by the GHG Protocol 

ACTED's total carbon footprint

ACTED’s total carbon footprint is 48 795 tonnes of CO2e in 2017.

© ACTED 2017 Carbon Footprint Report.

 

16%

Direct emissions (Scope 1) : 7 887 tonnes of CO2

2%

Purchased electricity (Scope 2) : 822 tonnes of CO2

82%

Indirect emissions (Scope 3) : 40 086 tonnes of CO2

  • Scope 1

    • Mobile combustion sources (vehicles) (3 655 tonnes of CO2e) 
    • Stationary combustion sources (buildings) (3 596 tonnes of CO2e) 
    • Fugitive emissions (636 tonnes of CO2e)
  • Scope 2

    • Electricity consumption (806 tonnes of CO2e)
    • Heat and cooling (17 tonnes of CO2e) 
  • Scope 3

    • Purchased goods and services (21 328 tonnes of CO2e) 
    • Transportation and distribution (5 157 tonnes of CO2e) 
    • Production of capital goods (4 703 tonnes of CO2e) 
    • Business travel (4 389 tonnes of CO2) 
    • Employee commuting (2 696 tonnes of CO2e) 
    • Fuel & energy (not in Scope 1 & 2) (1 733 t0nnes of CO2e) 
    • Waste (79 tonnes of CO2e) 

Resources

  • ACTED 2017 Carbon Footprint Report

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  • ACTED's Greening Strategy 2021-2025

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