Cobham is committed to addressing concerns about climate change
and the environment. We recognise that it creates efficiencies,
drives innovation, helps manage long term risk and improves
competiveness. It is good for our business, our shareholders, our
customers and our employees.
We measure our total carbon footprint, including Scope 1, 2 and
3 emissions using the operational control boundary approach as
set out by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development
(WBCSD) & World Resources Institute (WRI) Greenhouse Gas (GHG)
Protocol, to ensure we can effectively disclose and manage our
contribution to climate change.
The majority of our greenhouse gas emissions come from our
aviation business. Due to the nature of the services much of the
fuel use is controlled by our customers. We are working with our
customers to achieve improvements in fuel efficiency.
Electricity and fuel use also contribute to our footprint and so
we focus on energy efficiency improvements at our sites. In
2010, we set a target to decrease the energy intensity of our
direct energy use normalised by turnover (i.e. Scope 1 and Scope 2)
by 10% annually. 2015 became a new baseline year with the
acquisition of Aeroflex in 2014, an energy intensive business. Find
our performance data here.
We continue to disclosure our carbon footprint and management
approach publicly through CDP, our latest submission is available
for download on their
Further information including the external assurance statement
on our Scope 1 and 2 emissions is available on our downloads