BELC Company GHG Reduction Targets

Many of our BELC companies have greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. Some of these companies have achieved their targets and are currently evaluating new goals, while other companies are considering first-time targets. To learn more about the process of GHG target-setting, read our report Corporate Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets (pdf).

ü Achieved Targets                    o In Progress



 

Air Products and Chemicals

o  An additional 7 percent reduction in energy consumption at our large air separation units per quantity of gas produced by 2015.  

o An additional 7 percent reduction in fuel and feedstock consumption per quantity of hydrogen produced at our hydrogen, carbon monoxide and synthesis gas plants by 2015.

 

Alcoa

ü  Reduce GHG emissions by 25 percent from 1990 levels by 2010 through improved resource use. Actual reduction was 26 percent.  

o  Reduce GHG emissions by 50 percent from 1990 levels by 2010 through improved resource use, assuming success with commercializing inert anode technology.

o Reduce total US GHG emissions by 4 percent from 2008 to 2013

o Starting in 2010, reduce 2005 levels of total CO2 intensity in Alcoa's Global Primary Products business (refining and smelting) by 20% by 2020 and 30% by 2030.

 

Alstom

 o  RerRerrr Reduce the intensity of GHG emissions by 20 percent from 2008 levels by 2015. 

 

American Water

 o  Reduce GHG emissions per volume of water it produces by 16 percent from 2007 levels by the year 2017.

 

Bank of America

ü  Reduce total U.S. GHG emissions by 9 percent from 2004 levels by 2009. Actual reduction was 18 percent.

ü  Reduce GHG emissions by 7 percent in energy and utility customers’ operations from 2004 levels by 2008.

ü  Reduce total U.S. GHG emissions by 18 percent from 2004 levels by 2009.

o  Reduce its absolute GHG emissions by 15 percent from 2011 to 2015, based on its 2010 baseline


Bayer Corporation

o Bayer HealthCare will decrease its absolute GHG emissions by 5 percent from 2025 levels by 2020

o Bayer CropScience will decrease its absolute GHG emissions by 15 percent from 2025 levels by 2020

o Bayer MaterialScience will decrease its specific GHG emissions per ton of sold prodict by 25 percent from 2025 levels by 2020

o Reduce CO2 emissions from vehicles by 20 percent from 2007 levels by 2012

 

BP

ü   Reduce GHG emissions from operations by 10 percent from 1990 levels by 2010.

o  Maintain net GHG emissions at or below 2001 levels over the next decade.

 

Cummins, Inc.

ü   Reduce global GHG emissions by 25 percent per dollar revenue from 2005 to 2010. Actual reduction was 28 percent.

 

Daimler

o  Reduce CO2 emissions from its production activities by 20 percent from 2007 levels by 2015 emissions by 10 percent from 2005 levels by 2011.

o  Reduce its CO2 emissions from its new European passenger fleet by 30 percent from 2007 levels by 2016 

o  Reduce the fuel consumption by heavy-duty commercial vehicles by an average 20 percent per ton-kilometer by 2020 compared to the base year of 2005. 

 

Delta Airlines

ü   Improve CO2e per RTM (revenue-ton mile, i.e. one payload of passengers or cargo transported one mile) by 10 percent from 2000 levels by 2010. Actual improvement was 28.2 percent.  

o  Delta will set a new goal for 2015.

 

Dominion

ü In 2010, slightly more than half (56 percent) of Dominion’s total electricity production was fossil-fired. The rest was carbon-free nuclear and renewable energy.

ü Between 2000-2010, we reduced the average CO2 emissions rate per unit of output at our generation fleet by about 21 percent, while fleet capacity grew significantly. Dominion attributes this achievement to the balance and diversity of our fuel mix, combined with sustained productivity improvements at our power stations and a growing reliance on conservation and efficiency programs. Dominion expects its carbon intensity to continue to decline as the pieces of its climate change strategy fall into place in the coming years.

ü Since 2000, Dominion has added over 2,600 MW of non-emitting nuclear generation and over 3,500 MW of new lower-emitting natural gas-fired generation

o Dominion is proceeding with expanding the DSM program, a community solar program, and demonstration of smart grid technologies.

o Dominion has announced the retirement or conversion of 2,668 MW of coal fired power generation

 

Dow Chemical

o  Reduce global intensity (Btu/lb) of its operations by 25 percent by 2015 based on a 2005 baseline.

o  Reduce GHG intensity 2.5 percent per year from 2005 to 2015. 

 

DTE Energy

ü  Reduce or offset power plant CO2 emissions by 5 percent from 1999 levels by 2005.

o  Reduce CO2 emissions intensity (tons/megawatthour) of its electricity generation three to five percent from a 2000-2002 levels by 2012

 

Duke Energy

o  Reduce the carbon intensity (tons of CO2 emitted per net megawatt-hour of electricity produced) of the total generation fleet from 0.63 in 2005 to 0.50 by 2020.

o  Reduce total global GHG emissions of Duke's US generation fleet by 17 percent from 2005 levels by 2020.

 

DuPont

ü  Reduce GHG emissions by 65 percent from 1990 levels by 2010. Actual reduction was 67 percent. 

ü  Hold total energy use flat at 1990 levels through 2010. Actual use in 2010 was 19 percent below 1990 levels 

o  Reduce  total global GHG emissions by 15 percent from 2004 to 2015

o  Source 10 percent of global energy use from renewable resources by 2010.

 

Entergy

ü  Stabilize CO2 emissions from U.S. generating facilities at 2000 levels through 2005. Actual reduction was 23 percent below target.

ü   Reduce total U.S. GHG emissions from operating plants by 20 percent from 2000 levels by 2010.

 

Exelon

ü  Reduce total U.S. GHG emissions by 8 percent from 2001 levels by 2008.  Actual reduction was more than 35 percent.

o  Reduce, offset or displace more than 15 million metric tons of GHG emissions per year by 2020

o  Reduce energy usage at company facilities by 23% from 2008 levels by 2020

 

General Electric

o  Reduce total global GHG emissions by 1 percent from 2004 levels by 2012.

o  Reduce intensity of GHG emissions by 30 percent from 2004 levels by 2008.

o  Reduce total global GHG emissions by 25 percent from 2004 levels by 2015

o  Improve energy efficiency by 30 percent from from 2004 levels by 2012

 

Hewlett-Packard

ü  Reduce on-site GHG emissions by 18 percent from 2005 levels by 2006. Actual reduction was 31 percent. 

ü  Reduce PFC emissions by 10 percent from 1995 levels by 2010.
Actual reduction was 34 percent.

o  Reduce the combined energy consumption of operations and products 20 percent below 2005 levels by 2010.

o  Reduce the GHG emissions from HP-owned and HP-leased facilities 20% below 2005 levels by 2013 on an absolute basis. HP has set an interim target to reduce the energy consumption in its facilities by 7% (the remaining percentage in this goal) below 2008 levels by the end of 2010.

o  Reduce the energy consumption and associated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of all its products to 40 percent below 2005 levels by the end of 2011

 

Holcim

ü   Reduce global average net specific CO2 emissions by 20 percent from 1990 levels by 2010.

o  Reduce CO2 emissions per ton of cement by 25 percent, compared to 1990 levels, by 2015

 

IBM

ü  Achieve an absolute 10 percent reduction in PFC emissions from semiconductor manufacturing processes from 2000 levels by 2005.
Actual reduction was more than 57 percent.

ü   Reduce average annual CO2 emissions equivalent to 4 percent of emissions associated with worldwide annual energy use from 2000 levels by 2005. Actual reduction was 6.2 percent.

 ü Achieve annual energy conservation savings equal to 3.5% of IBM’s total operational energy use. Actual reduction or avoidance was 5.4 percent in 2009.

o  Reduce total global GHG emissions (from operational energy used and PFC emissions from semiconductor operations) by 7 percent from 2005 levels by 2012.

o  Reduce total global GHG emissions (from operational fuel and electricity use) by 12 percent from 2005 to 2012 

o  Reduce total PFC emissions from semiconductor operations 25% from 1995 levels by 2010

o  Reduce total emissions reduction of 6% from a baseline of the average annual North American GHG emissions from 1998 - 2001, by 2010

 

Intel

ü Reduce PFC emissions by 10 percent from 1995 levels by 2010. Actual reduction by 2010 was 45 percent in absolute terms and over 80% on a per chip basis

ü Reduce global GHG emissions by 30 percent per production unit from 2004 levels by 2010. Acutal reduction by 2010 was 45 percent below 2004 levels on a per chip basis.
ü Reduce the absolute global-warming gas footprint from Intel operations 20% below 2007 levels by 2012. Actual reduction as of the end of 2010 was 40 percent 

 

Johnson Controls

ü  Reduce GHG emissions per dollar revenue by 30 percent from 2002 to 2012. This was achieved in 2008.

o  Reduce GHG emissions per dollar of revenue by 30 percent from 2008 levels by 2018

 

NextEra Energy, Inc.

ü  Reduce US GHG emissions rate 21 percent  from 2001 levels by 2008. 

o Reduce US GHG intensity 27 percent from 2009 levels by 2024

 

NRG Energy

ü Reduce CO2 emissions by 31% from 2000 levels by 2010.

o  Reduce tons of CO2 megawatt hour from 0.8 tons to 0.5 tons by 2025, with an intermediate goal of 0.7 tons by 2015.

 

PG&E Corporation

ü  Reduce overall energy use at 88 facilities by 18 percent from 1999 levels by 2003.

ü  Reduce annual sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) emissions by 50 percent from 1998 levels by 2002.

ü  Reduce SF6 emissions by 60 percent from 1998 levels by year-end 2007.

o  The company expects to meet California’s requirement that 20 percent of electric sales come from qualifying renewable energy resources, which emit no or minimal GHG emissions, by 2010.

o PG&E has customer energy efficiency savings goals for the three year period 2010 to 2012 of 3,100 GWh.

o PG&E has customer energy efficiency savings goals for the three year period 2010 to 2012 of 48.9 million therms.

o Reduce energy use at PG&E offices and service yards by 25 percent from 2009 levels by 2014

o Administer the California Solar Initiative, part of a statewide program to install 3,000 megawatts of new customer-owned solar by 2017.

o Sign contracts for 1,360,777 million metric tons of greenhouse emission reductions by 2011 for ClimateSmart program customers. As of the end of 2009, the ClimateSmart program has successfully contracted for almost 1.2 million metric tons of GHG emission reductions.

o Develop up to 500 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) power by 2010

 

PNM Resources

o  Reduce CO2 emissions, or equivalents, by 7 percent per megawatt hour from 2002 levels by 2009.

o  Obtain 10 percent of  total energy comes from renewable sources by 2011 and 20 percent by 2020.
 

Rio Tinto

ü  Reduce on-site GHG emissions per ton of product by 4.8 percent from 1990 levels by 2001.

o  Reduce total GHG emissions per ton of product by 4 percent from 2003 levels by 2008.

o  Reduce energy use per ton of product by 5 percent from 2003 levels by 2008.

o  Reduce GHG emissions per unit of commodity production in  by six percent from 2008 levels by 2013. Further reduce GHG emissions per unit of commodity production by 4 percent by 2015

 

Royal Dutch/Shell

ü  Reduce GHG emissions from operations by 10 percent from 1990 levels by 2002.  

o  Maintain GHG emissions from operations at 5 percent below 1990 levels through 2010. In 2009, its direct (scope 1) emissions were around 35% below its 1990 level

 

Toyota

ü  Reduce energy consumption per unit of production by 15 percent from 2000 levels by 2005.

ü  Reduce energy consumption, measured in Btus per building square foot (Btu/ft2) by 18 percent by 2011 from a 2001 baseline. Achieved in 2007.
 
ü  Reduce energy consumption, measured in Btus per building square foot (Btu/ft2) by 26 percent by 2011 from a 2001 baseline. Achieved in 2011.
 
o  Reduce energy consumption, measured in Btus per building square foot (Btu/ft2) by 32.6 percent by 2011 from a 2001 baseline.
 
o  Reduce total energy use in North American operations by 27 percent per vehicle produced from 2002 levels by 2011. Not on target.

o  Reduce CO2 emissions per unit of production from U.S. assembly operations by 10 percent from 2002 levels by 2012. Not on target.

o  Reduce energy consumption by 10% from all Toyota Canada facilities by 2010

 

TransAlta Corporation

ü  Reduce GHG emissions to 1990 levels by 2000.

ü   Beginning July 1, 2007, reduce GHG emissions intensity by 12 percent from average intensity between 2003 and 2005.

o  Achieve zero net GHG emissions from the company’s Canadian operations by 2024.


 

Weyerhaeuser

o  Reduce GHG emissions by 40 percent from 2000 levels by 2020 through greater reliance on renewable fuels.