Unified Metrics Library - High impact climate sectors

Helper question

Which high impact climate sectors was the company active in, during the period?


Sectors with significant contributions to greenhouse gas emissions and environmental impact which play a key role to the low-carbon transition, such as Energy, Mining, Manufacturing, Transportation, Heavy Industry, Agriculture, Water Supply, Construction, Real Estate or Food and Beverage.


Climate sectors


The energy sector includes fossil fuel extraction, power generation, and distribution.

The transportation sector encompasses road, rail, air, and maritime transport.

Heavy Industry sector includes manufacturing, construction, and heavy machinery production.

Agriculture contributes to emissions through activities like livestock farming and deforestation.

The real estate sector has a significant impact due to energy consumption in buildings.

Utilities encompass water, waste management, and wastewater treatment.

Information Technology sector includes data centers and electronics manufacturing.

Food and Beverage sector covers food production and processing, with environmental impacts related to agriculture and waste.

Consumer Goods category includes products like clothing and electronics, with emissions associated with production and distribution.

Pharmaceutical companies are expected to disclose emissions data, environmental impact assessments, and efforts to reduce carbon emissions associated with manufacturing processes.

In Sections A to H and Section L of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1893/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council - SFDR - Final Report on draft Regulatory - Technical Standards, you have the exhaustive list of "High impact climate sectors"



Agriculture is part of high impact climate sectors due both to its emissions of methane from livestock and to its contribution to climate change (e.g., water scarcity).