Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by country

Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions by source

Evolution of the energy efficiency by operating unit of the Group, in kWh/sq.m

In 2016, electricity used by the Group persquare metre of selling area was down by 4.8%. This improvement was made possible by the roll-out of energy performance contracts in all countries and the implementation of an energy management system that complies with ISO 50001. Brazil achieved the most significant drop (7.5%) in energy use thanks to the full-year impact of energy renovations that began in 2015.

Amount of waste recovered and reused

The amount of waste sorted by the stores for recovery and reuse is steadily increasing. In 2016, the amount of waste recovered and reused at the Group level increased by 5.7%. This improvement is mainly due to the composting and methanation of bio-wastes, which are sorted beforehand.