Measure

Area

Definition

Type

Comments

Priority compound emissions

Environmental

Priority compounds (tons)

Lagging

A list of priority chemicals that include persistent bioaccumulative and toxic compounds; selected known human carcinogens; selected ozone depletors; and high-volume toxic compounds

Volatile organic compound emissions

Environmental

Volatile organic compounds (tons)

Lagging

 

Total water use

Environmental

Pounds or gallons water used/time period

Lagging

 

Direct GHG emissions

Environmental

CO2-equivalent metric tons

Lagging

Direct GHG emissions are those that are emitted from a company location. Direct emissions include all GHGs emitted from any on-site fugitive or air point source.

Kyoto GHGs as CO2-equivalent intensity

Environmental

Pounds of CO2-equivalent per pound production

Lagging

 

Assessment compliance performance

Personal/environmental/transportation/process safety

Assigned grade to each area reviewed in assessment

Leading

Commonly understood measure for assessing improvement in performance

Percent of safety alerts completed

Personal/environmental/transportation/process safety

Percent completion by facilities covered by alerts

Leading

Drives implementation of lessons learned from safety incidents

Number of potential environmental noncompliances

Environmental

Internally reported potential environmental noncompliances per month

Leading

Proactive measure of effectiveness of environmental program

Number of significant environmental spills

Environmental

Spills per unit time

Lagging

 

Toxic release inventory on site releases

Environmental

Number of releases per unit time

Lagging

 

NOTE: RCI, root cause investigation; OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration; RMTC, reportable medical treatment case; RWC, restricted work case; DAWC, days away from work case; LOPC, loss of primary containment; BBP, behavior-based process; ES&H, employee safety and health; RI, recordable injury; GHG, greenhouse gas; GEI, greenhouse gas emissions.

SOURCE: Data provided by Corning, Dow Chemical, Motorola, and Praxair.



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