CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

 
Environmental Performance

Product Compliance

NVIDIA participates in over 35 global regulatory and voluntary compliance initiatives related to environmental efforts. Key initiatives include:

Environmental Indicators

Compliance / Voluntary Initiative
Silicon Products
System- Level Products
RoHS (EU, China, Korea, Turkey, India)
X
X
 
 
EU REACH
X
X
 
 
EU End-of-Life Vehicles
X
X
 
 
EU Directive on Packaging and Packaging Waste, 2005/20/EC (amending 94/62/EC)
X
X
 
 
Halogen-Free
X
X
 
 
WEEE
N/A
X
 
 
California Toxics in Packaging Prevention Act
X
X
 
 
Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (since 2007)
X
X
 
 


Policies, Certifications
 
Assurance of Scope 1 and Scope 2 global GHG Emissions
 
 
Environmental Policy
 
 
Corporate Responsibility Directive
 
 
Environmental Supply Chain Management Directive
EICC members
 
 
ISO 14001 Certified Sites
1 (Santa Clara, Calif.)
 
 
Emissions Reduction Initiatives
 
 
Waste Reduction Initiatives
 
 
Water Reduction Initiatives
 
 
Climate Change Policy
Covered in Environmental Policy. See CDP
 
 
Climate Change Opportunities Discussed
Yes. See CDP
 
 
Climate Change Risks Discussed
Yes. See CDP
 
 
New Products - Climate Change
Yes. See CDP
 
 
Number of Environmental Fines
0
 
 
Amount of Environmental Fines
$0
 
 


Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Data
Metric
2014
2013**
2012
GHG Scope 1 total global (metric tons)*
Stationary Natural Gas
Stationary Distillate Fuel Oil
Gasoline
Refrigerants
GHG in lab operations
3601*
2362
203
14
1022
de minimis
2825
2252
117
14
441
de minimis
2,084
1,870
120
13
81
de minimis
 
 
GHG Scope 2 total global (metric tons)*
Purchased and used electricity
52,273
52,273
48,750
48,750
44,500
44,500
 
 
Total GHG Emissions (Scope 1 and 2 Total – metric tons)*
55,873
51,575
46,584
 
 
GHG Scope 3 calculated (metrics tons)
Travel Emissions (global)
Waste Emissions (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Fuel and Energy-related Activities
 
19,832
184
20,928
 
21,628
192
19,891
 
22,916
235
N/A
 
 
Scope 1 Carbon Dioxide Emissions (metric tons)
2573
2378
1,898
 
 
Scope 1 Nitrous Oxide Emissions (metric tons)
2
2
2
 
 
Scope 1 Methane Emissions (metric tons)
4
3
3.56
 
 
Sulphur Dioxide Emissions (metric tons)
de minimis
de minimis
de minimis
 
 
Sulphur Oxide Emissions (metric tons)
de minimis
de minimis
de minimis
 
 
VOC Emissions (metric tons)
de minimis
de minimis
de minimis
 
 
Carbon Monoxide Emissions (metric tons)
de minimis
de minimis
de minimis
 
 
ODS Emissions (metric tons)
de minimis
de minimis
de minimis
 
 
Particulate Emissions (metric tons)
de minimis
de minimis
de minimis
 
 
 


Energy, Waste, Water
Metric
2014
2013
2012
Renewable Energy Use (MWh)
In Santa Clara, use what is allocated through local utilities (24%)
In Santa Clara, use what is allocated through local utilities (30%)
In Santa Clara, use what is allocated through local utilities (30%)
 
 
Total Power Generated (MWh)
0
0
0
 
 
Water Withdrawal – Global (hcf)
84,402
56,146***
50,298
 
 
% Water Recycled
0
0
0
 
 
Total Waste – Santa Clara (metric tons )
Waste Recycled
Waste Composted
Waste Sent to Landfills
Clean Paper recycled
Waste Batteries Recycled
Hazardous Waste (recycled)
Hazardous Waste (landfill)
Electronic waste recycled
Lamp recycled
1256
232 (18%)
594 (47%)
266 (21%)
86 (7%)
1 (0.1%)
1 (0.1%)
0
76 (6%)
0.5 (0.04%)
1344
353 (26%)
559 (42%)
275 (20%)
105 (8%)
.6 (0.04%)
1.1 (.08%)
0
50 (3.7%)
Not tracked
1485
576 (40%)
559 (38%)
350 (24%)
27
Not tracked
Not tracked
Not tracked
68
Not tracked
 
 


*Trucost has assured NVIDIA’s submission to the Carbon Disclosure Project since 2013. See the 2015 assurance report.
** Updates are made to values reported in previous years as a result of changes in methodology and corrections
*** In 2014, NVIDIA began calculating water for its global operations. Calculations for 2013 and2012 are for Santa Clara, US only.