Woolworths has developed a sustainable building strategy which includes a list of principles and examples of how they could be practically applied. All professional teams involved in our building developments are required to use these guidelines in building design and development.
Woolworths considers the following measures when considering new real estate opportunities:
We support the activities of the Green Building Council, and will be investigating having our facilities independently assessed, in line with the development of the Green star retail rating tools.
To the Board of Directors and Management of Woolworths (Pty) Ltd
Global Carbon Exchange ("GCX") was engaged by Woolworths (Pty) Ltd ("Woolworths") to perform an independent, limited level verification of the Woolworths' Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions inventory assertion ("the Assertion"), for the period January to December 2009. This inventory was calculated by Future Measure and was reported on in the Woolworths' Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report 2009 (Draft dated 22 May, with revisions dated 18 June)("the Report*).The Verification was performed between 17 May 2010 and 18 June 2010.
Objectives, Performance Criteria and Scope
The ISO 14064-3 International Standard guided the verification performed by GCX.
The Assertion verified was for the following:
The verification task was to form an opinion at a limited level of assurance about the above Assertion, regarding: