GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP

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Environmental Key Metrics

Compliance / Voluntary Initiative
Silicon Operations
Board Operations
 
RoHS (EU, China, Korea, Turkey, India)
X
X
 
 
European Union REACH
X
X
 
 
Halogen-Free
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
 
 
WEEE
N/A
X
 
 

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Policies, Certifications
 
 
Assurance of Scope 1 and Scope 2 global GHG Emissions
Assertion and Assurance
 
 
Environmental Policy
Yes
 
 
Global Citizenship Directive
Yes
 
 
Environmental Supply Chain Management Directive
EICC members
 
 
ISO 14001 Certified Sites
1 (Santa Clara, Calif.)
 
 
Emissions Reduction Initiatives
Yes
 
 
Waste Reduction Initiatives
Yes
 
 
Water Reduction Initiatives
Yes
 
 
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

#6 / 500
2012
 
 
Number of Environmental Fines
0
 
 
Amount of Environmental Fines
$0
 
 
Investments in Sustainability (incl assurance fees)
$600,000+ (does not include R+D)
 
 


Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Data Metric
NVIDIA Response
 
GHG Scope 1 total global (Co2-e - metric tonnes)*
2,084
 
 
 
Stationary Natural Gas
1,870
 
 
 
Stationary Distillate Fuel Oil
120
 
 
 
Gasoline
13
 
 
 
Refrigerants
81
 
 
 
GHG in lab operations
de minimis
 
 
 
GHG Scope 2 total global (Co2-e - metric tonnes)*
44,500
 
 
 
 
Total GHG Emissions (Scope 1 and 2 Total - metric Tonnes - Co2-e)*
46,584
 
 
 
GHG Scope 3 (US) (Co2-e - metric tonnes)
6197.6
 
 
 
Airplane miles traveled (calculated across short, medium, long trips)
31.9 million miles
 
 
 
Travel Emissions (metric Tonnes)
6197.6
 
 
 
Carbon Dioxide Emissions
1,989
 
 
 
Nitrogen Oxide Emissions (metric Tonnes)
10.39
 
 
 
Methane Emissions (metric Tonnes)
3.56
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
ODS Emissions (metric Tonnes)
de minimis
 
 
 
Particulate Emissions (metric Tonnes)
de minimis
 
 


Energy, Waste, Water Metric
NVIDIA Response
 
 
Renewable Energy Use (MWh)
In Santa Clara, use what is allocated through local utilities (30%)
 
 
 
Total Power Generated
0 mwh
 
 
 
Water Consumption – Santa Clara, Calif.
50,298 hcf
 
 
 
% Water Recycled
0
 
 
 
Discharges to Water (Th Cubic Meters)
de minimis
 
 
 
Waste Water (hcf)
0
 
 
 
Hazardous Waste (recycled)
1.1 tonnes
 
 
 
Hazardous Waste (landfill)
0.004 tonnes
 
 
 
Total Waste
Waste Recycled
Waste Composted
Waste Sent to Landfills
1485 tonnes
576 tonnes (40%)
559 tonnes (38%)
350 tonnes (24%)
 
 
 
Electronic waste recycled through eStewards Enterprise
68 tonnes
 
 
 
Paper Consumption
not tracked
 
 
 
Paper Recycled
27 tonnes
 
 


* In 2013, we engaged Trucost to receive the AA1000 standard for NVIDIA’s submission to Carbon Disclosure Project, which includes our 2012 greenhouse gas data (see the 2013 assurance report).