2017 Sustainability Report

Performance data

This table presents a quantitative overview of our 2017 sustainable development performance. All of the 2017 data presented in these tables that has been identified with the symbol [R], have been independently assured by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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  1. Totals may not be the exact sum of numbers shown here due to rounding.
  2. For the Cathay Pacific group, only CO2 emissions for aviation turbine fuel are reported as there is no scientific consensus on the global warming effect of other emissions. Cathay Pacific monitors developments in these areas of atmospheric science, including studies from the UKs OMEGA aviation and environment project and the Institute of Atmospheric Physics at the German Aerospace Centre.
  3. Virtually all water consumption by the Swire Pacific Group is withdrawn from municipal water supplies provided by local water supply authorities. Swire Properties’ buildings have installed rainwater catching facilities but the amount of rainwater caught is insignificant in relation to the Group’s total water consumption.
  4. This figure excludes on-hire vessel fuel consumption as this belongs to scope 3 as defined by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol.
  5. Number included in 2016 report (based on estimates) has been revised to reflect the actual situation.
  6. The Health & Safety data for Swire Beverages excludes the following China bottling plants in Yunan, Guangxi, Hubei, Hainan and Jiangxi provinces, the city of Zhanjiang in Guangdong province, and Shanghai Municipality.

R. Denotes sustainability data that has been reported on by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Please refer to the independent limited assurance report for further details.