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31 Oct 2013

Indicators of Environmental Sustainability

Full indicator nameSub-indicatorsUnits
On-site energy generation (from renewables) and energy use classified by origin including the share of self-sufficiency On-site energy generation from renewables in total and classified into
a) heat
b) electricity
c) fuel
terajoule (TJ)
  Energy use in total and classified by
a) heat in total classified by origin (renewable/non-renewable)
b) electricity in total classified by origin (renewable/non-renewable)
c) fuel in total classified by origin (renewable/non-renewable)
terajoule (TJ)
  Share of self-sufficiency %
Greenhouse gas emissions and carbon stock Greenhouse gas emissions in total CO2 equivalents
  Carbon stock in
a) forests [classes as per IPCC guidelines]
b) wood products
c) landfill
CO2 equivalents
Transport volume and distance per mode of transport Total tonnes and share of modal split tonnes, %
  total tonne-km and share of modal split tonne-km, %
Water use Water use (freshwater intake by industry) m3
  Water use of the forest ecosystem
a) evapotranspiration from the forest ecosystem
Groundwater recharge
m3 per ha
Area of forest and other wooded land and related growing stock classified by type and by availability of wood supply as well as balance of increment and fellings Area of forest and area of other wooded land Ha
  Growing stock classified by:
a) forest types (predominantly conifers, predominantly broadleaved, mixed)
b) forest available for wood supply (as defined by UNECE/FAO)
m3 (growing stock is measured over bark)
  Net increment (balance between increment and fellings) m3
Soil condition as expressed by chemical soil properties and soil compaction Chemical soil properties related to soil acidity and eutrophication classified by main soil types
a) pH
b) CEC
c) C:N ratio
d) organic C
e) base saturation
f) site nutrient budget averaged over total rotation period (N, P, K, Ca, Mg)

a) pH classes
b) cmol per kg
c) ratio
d) g per kg
e) % (calculated as sum base cations CEC)*100
f) % difference over total rotation period
  Soil compaction from machine operations soil density in kg per dm3
Water pollution classified by organic substances and nutrients and non-greenhouse gas emissions into air Water pollution
a) organic substances (biochemical oxygen demand
b) nutrients (N, P)
c) acidity

a) kg BOD5
b) kg
c) pH classes
  Non-greenhouse gas emissions into air (CO, NOx, SO2, NMVOC) kg
Area of forest and other wooded land (OWL) classified by number of tree species occurring and by forest type and by protection status Area of forest and OWL classified by
a) number of tree species occurring
b)forest types (predominantly conifers, predominantly broadleaved, mixed)
total number per 1000 ha
  Total volume of deadwood on forest and OWL and classified by
a) standing deadwood
b) lying deadwood
m3 per ha
  Protection status of area of forest and OWL area per 1000 ha (according to MCPFE assessment guidelines)
Forest area with damage and damage induced wood supply Area with damage classified by damaging agent
a) biotic - i. insects and diseases or ii. wildlife and grazing
b) abiotic - i. fire; storm,wind; snow, drought, mudflow and other identifiable abiotic factors
c) human induced
  Damage-induced wood supply m3
Generation of waste - total, hazardous, and categorised by type of waste management Generation of waste in total, and the proportion of which is hazardous waste kg
  Waste management
a) waste to material recycling
b) waste to incineration
c) waste to landfill