A break-up of our Scope 3 categories (other indirect sources) reporting is provided below. Out of the 14 categories of scope 3 reporting as per the new GHG corporate value chain standard, we are presently reporting on six applicable categories.
|Scope 3 Emissions Category||Applicability||Metric tonnes CO2e||Current Reporting, Coverage within IT business|
|Upstream scope 3 emissions|
|Purchased goods and services||Yes||55,588||Based on purchase ledger for 2015-16 and application of econometric input-output model for different categories and business activities|
|Fuel- and energy-related activities (not included in scope 1 or scope 2)||Yes||103,504||Well To Tank (WTT) and Transmission and Distribution (T&D) losses globally|
|Upstream transportation and distribution||Yes||Not Reported, as not material|
|Waste generated in operations||Yes||753||For India operations, which represents nearly 85% of footprint|
|Employee commuting||Yes||107,980||For India operations, which represents nearly 85% of footprint|
|Business travel||Yes||137,242||Includes air, bus, train, local conveyance and hotel stays|
|Upstream leased assets (Leased office space)||Yes||This is reported under Scope 1 & 2|
|Downstream scope 3 emissions||No||No product business, leased assets, franchisees or equity investments with environmental impact|
A comparison of Scope 3 emissions for a 3 year period is provided below. This includes emissions from three primary activities which are integral to our business operations – Business Travel, Employee commute and Waste.