Global Citizenship
Social Impact of the GPU2012 Citizenship ReportNVIDIA Foundation
 
 
 
 

Key Environmental Metrics

Government/Industry Initiatives
Silicon Operations Participation
Board Operations Participation
 
X
X
 
 
X
X
 
 
European Union Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
X
X
 
 
China Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
X
X
 
 
Korea Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
X
X
 
 
Turkey Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
X
X
 
 
European Union REACH
X
X
 
 
Halogen-Free
X
X
 
 
 
 
X
X
 
 
Global Automotive Declarative Substance List
X
X
 
 
End of Life Vehicles Directive
X
X
 
 
Japanese Industrial Standard for marking the presence of Specific Chemical Substances
X
X
 
 
EU Directive on Packaging and Packaging Waste, 2005/20/EC (amending 94/62/EC)
X
X
 
 
California Toxics in Packaging Prevention Act
X
X
 
 
Restriction of Cobalt Dichloride: European Parliament and of the Council Of The European Union
X
X
 
 
US DOT Transport of Dangerous Goods
X
X
 
 
 
 
WEEE
N/A
X
 
 
US-EPA Mercury-Containing Rechargeable Battery Management Act
N/A
X
 
 
European Union Battery Directive
N/A
X
 
 
Canada BC Reg. 88/2011 Lead in Rechargeable Batteries
N/A
X
 
Policies, Certifications, Fines
 
 
 
Assurance of Scope 1 and Scope 2 global GHG Emissions
 
 
Environmental Policy
 
 
Global Citizenship Directive
 
 
Environmental Supply Chain Management Directive
EICC members
 
 
ISO 14001 Certified Sites
1 (Santa Clara, Calif.)
 
 
Number of Sites
48
 
 
% Sites Certified
2%
 
 
Emissions Reduction Initiatives
 
 
Waste Reduction Initiatives
 
 
Water Reduction Initiatives
 
 
Climate Change Policy
No. See CDP
 
 
Climate Change Opportunities Discussed
Yes. See CDP
 
 
Climate Change Risks Discussed
Yes. See CDP
 
 
New Products - Climate Change
Yes. See CDP
 
 
Environmental Recognition Received:
    • Newsweek's Green Rankings
    • Acterra Business Environmental Award

#10 / 500
2012
 
 
Number of Environmental Fines
0
 
 
Amount of Environmental Fines
$0
 
 
Investments in Sustainability
 
 
Environmental Accounting Cost (2011)
$0
 
 

Greenhouse Gas Data
Metric
NVIDIA Response
 
 
GHG Scope 1 total global (CO2-e - metric tonnes)*
    • Stationary Combustion Sources
    • Refrigerants: In process of monitoring
    • GHG in lab operations
2,167
2,167

de minimis
 
 
GHG Scope 2 total global (CO2-e - metric tonnes)*
    • Purchased and used electricity
43,893
43,893
 
 
GHG Scope 3 (US) (CO2-e - metric tonnes)
    • Airplane miles traveled (calculated across short,
      medium, long trips)
5,992
30,890,041 miles
 
 
Total GHG Emissions (Scopes 1 and 2 Total - metric tonnes
CO2-e)
26,404
 
 
Travel Emissions (metric tonnes)
5,992
 
 
Nitrogen Oxide Emissions (metric tonnes)
11.87
 
 
Sulphur Dioxide Emissions (metric tonnes)
de minimis
 
 
Sulphur Oxide Emissions (metric tonnes)
de minimis
 
 
VOC Emissions (metric tonnes)
de minimis
 
 
Carbon Monoxide Emissions (metric tonnes)
de minimis
 
 
Methane Emissions (metric tonnes)
4.04
 
 
ODS Emissions (metric tonnes)
de minimis
 
 
Particulate Emissions (metric tonnes)
de minimis
 
 

Energy, Waste, Water
Metric
NVIDIA Response
 
 
Energy Sources and Usage (Raw invoice data available for Santa Clara, Calif. And multiple other sites)
Natural Gas: 11,347 MWh
Distillate Fuel Oil: 384.3 MWh
 
 
Renewable Energy Use (MWh)
In U.S., use what is allocated through local utilities
 
 
Water Consumption – Santa Clara, Calif.
48,033 hcf
 
 
% Water Recycled
0
 
 
Discharges to Water
0
 
 
Waste Water (hcf)
0
 
 
Water per Unit of Production
not tracked
 
 
Hazardous Waste (Tons)
1.2
 
 
Total Waste (Tons)
    • Waste Recycled (Tons)
    • Waste Composted (Tons)
    • Waste Sent to Landfills (Tons)
1,438.8
1,220.6
680.5
294
 
 
Paper Consumption (Tons)
not tracked
 
 
Paper Recycled (Tons)
34.6
 
 
Total Power Generated
0 mwh
 
 
Nuclear % of Total Energy Production
0
 
 
Solar % of Total Energy Production
0
 
 
Gas Flaring (Tons)
0
 
 
Electronic waste recycled through eStewards Enterprise
65.8 tons
 
 

*Management of NVIDIA asserts that the 2011 global greenhouse gas data are presented in conformity with the assessment criteria set in this section of the report. For PwC's review of the data, please access their report here.