Queensland Motorways—Sustainability Metrics and Carbon Footprint

Developed and populated a metrics tracking system to support sustainability reports and NGER reporting for Queensland Motorways

Project

Queensland Motorways had published two sustainability reports but had allowed its carbon footprint to lapse. When Transurban bought the company for $7.05 billion, it sought to increase the rigour of its environmental metrics for its next sustainability report.

Solution

Scott Losee investigated existing data sources, liaised with staff custodians, and cross-referenced with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Guidelines. He advised on obligations under National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) and cloud-based versus spreadsheet solutions.

The company decided to continue with a spreadsheet basis that Scott then developed. The metrics tracking system combined all metrics using relational database structures to provide greater data validity and security.

As Queensland Motorways was integrated into Transurban, we ensured the sustainability metrics were already available to a high standard, easily blending with data for Transurban assets, both interstate and overseas.

Services

Technical assessment, Project management

Location

Brisbane, Queensland

Dates

2014

Asset type

Toll roads and tunnels

Industry

Transport operations

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