All direct sources of emissions owned or controlled by Verizon, with the main categories being fuel to power our fleet, heat our buildings and power our backup generators.
Indirect emissions sources generated off-site, but purchased by Verizon. The main category is electricity to power our networks and data centers, plus a small amount of steam and heat purchased to heat our buildings.
Emissions from corporate business travel (air and rail) based on travel reservations.
|Scope 1||2016372,496||2017376,735||2018385,241||% Change2.3%|
|Scope 2||20165,259,727||20174,522,261||20184,033,579||% Change-10.8%|
|Total GHG (Scope 1 & 2)||20165,632,222||20174,898,996||20184,418,820||% Change-9.8%|
|Scope 31||201691,365||201769,271||201898,188||% Change41.7%|
1Exclusively business travel
Note: We are currently undergoing independent external assurance of our 2019 GHG emissions and carbon intensity. We will report our results later in 2020.