Energy

GRI

Description

Disclosure reference

Disclosure comments

External assurance

G4-DMA

Generic Disclosures on Management Approach

Environment DMA

G4-EN3

Energy consumption within the organisation.

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-EN5

Energy intensity

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-EN6

Reduction of energy consumption

Environment DMA

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-EN7

Reductions in energy requirements of products and services

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-CRE1

Building energy intensity

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

Building intensity is reported in megajoules per square metre rather than kilowatt-hours per square metre

 

Water

GRI

Description

Disclosure reference

Disclosure comments

External assurance

G4-DMA

Generic Disclosures on Management Approach

Environment DMA

G4-EN8

Total water withdrawal by source.

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

Dexus has not reported on the following items as information is currently unavailable:

  1. Rainwater collected directly and stored by Dexus
  2. Groundwater sourced from on-site bores.

Dexus is reviewing options to install metering for on-site water withdrawal where economically feasible or where required as part of developing a NABERS or Green Star Performance rating for affected properties.

G4-EN9

Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water.

Water used in Dexus operations is sourced predominantly from water authorities. Dexus operates a water recycling plant at 145 Ann Street, Brisbane. Dexus also obtains water from on-site rainwater harvesting and recharged bores at several properties.

G4-EN10

Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused.

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

In FY15 Dexus recycled and reused 3,869kL of water representing 0.2% of total water withdrawal.

G4-CRE2

Total water withdrawal by sources.

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

 

Emissions

GRI

Description

Disclosure reference

Disclosure comments

External assurance

G4-DMA

Generic Disclosures on Management Approach

Environment DMA

G4-EN15

Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1)

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-EN16

Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2)

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-EN17

Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3)

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-EN18

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-EN19

Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-EN20

Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-CRE3

Greenhouse gas emissions intensity from buildings

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

G4-CRE4

Greenhouse gas emissions intensity from new construction and redevelopment activity

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

Dexus has not reported on greenhouse gas emissions intensity of construction activities as this information is currently unavailable.

Emissions from redevelopment activity are included for operational assets where Dexus has operational control. Principal contractors appointed by Dexus have operational control for new developments and emissions data is not available.

 

Effluents and Waste

GRI

Description

Disclosure reference

Disclosure comments

External assurance

G4-DMA

Generic Disclosures on Management Approach

Environment DMA

G4-EN22

Total water discharge by quality and destination

Dexus has not reported on the total volume of planned and unplanned water discharges by destination, quality of the water including treatment method and whether it was reused by another organisation as this is not applicable.

All water from Dexus properties is discharged into the public sewerage or storm water drainage or recycled. Not material due to low volumes and toxicity.

G4-EN23

Total weight of waste by type and disposal method

Environment
2015 Performance Pack

Dexus has not reported on waste from development and refurbishment activities as this information is currently unavailable.

Dexus is reviewing waste data collection procedures to collect and report data from development and refurbishment activities.

G4-EN24

Total number and volume of significant spills

There have been no significant spills from any Dexus facility this year.

G4-EN25

Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and percentage of transported waste shipped internationally.

There was no solid or liquid waste (deemed hazardous under the Basel Convention Annex) transported locally from one location for treatment.

G4-EN26

Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the organisation's discharges of water and runoff.

There have been no water bodies or related habitats that have been significantly affected by water discharges from any Dexus facility this year.

 

Land Degradation, Contamination and Remediation

GRI

Description

Disclosure reference

Disclosure comments

External assurance

G4-DMA

Generic Disclosures on Management Approach

Environment DMA

G4-CRE5

Land remediated and in need of remediation for the existing or intended land use, according to applicable legal designations

In FY15 land remediation work was completed across 7.6 hectares at the Dexus owned property at Stage 1 Quarrywest Precinct, Reconciliation Road, Pemulwuy, NSW in preparation for industrial development. This property the is not the subject of a declaration, order, agreement, proposal or notice under the Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 or the Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Act 1985.

Aside from this property, during FY15 Dexus did not own or manage any sites where remediation has been undertaken or is required to be undertaken for its intended or existing land use.

 

Supplier Environmental Assessment

GRI

Description

Disclosure reference

Disclosure comments

External assurance

G4-DMA

Generic Disclosures on Management Approach

Supply Chain DMA

G4-EN32

Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria

Suppliers
2015 Performance Pack

G4-EN33

Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

In FY15 Dexus did not identify any significant actual or potential negative environmental impacts through monitoring of its supply chain. Dexus will continue to enhance its supplier engagement and assessment process to improve data collection and reporting regarding supplier performance including environmental impacts.

 

Environmental Grievance Mechanisms

GRI

Description

Disclosure reference

Disclosure comments

External assurance

G4-DMA

Generic Disclosures on Management Approach

Formal complaints and grievances are received, handled, resolved and recorded in accordance with Dexus's Complaints Handling Policy.

GF4-EN34

Number of grievances about environmental impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms

 

No grievances related to environmental impacts were filed throughout the year.