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GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

Limiting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is key to preventing and reversing climate change, and we’re working towards a 50% reduction by 2025 compared to 2015 levels.

GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

Limiting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is key to preventing and reversing climate change, and we’re working towards a 50% reduction by 2025 compared to 2015 levels.

GHG REDUCTION

GHG emissions are categorized into “scopes” based on their source. ADI monitors Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and consolidates GHG emissions from which it has operational control: wafer fabrication facilities, and assembly and test facilities.

SCOPE 1

Emissions from sources owned or controlled by ADI, including fossil fuels used on site.

SCOPE 2

Indirect emissions from electricity, heating and cooling generated offsite but purchased by ADI.

SCOPE 3

Purchased goods and services; fuel and energy related activities not included in Scope 1 or 2; waste generated in operations; business travel; employee commuting; downstream transportation and distribution and end of life treatment of sold products.

ENVIRONMENTAL SPOTLIGHT

LEADING BY EXAMPLE

ADI Philippines reduced its Scope 2 emissions by 68% since 2017 by shifting to a renewable energy supplier source. The site also installed solar photovoltaic panels that supply 25% of power needed for one of their buildings and will provide cost savings after 10 years.

SCOPE 1 & 2: 37% REDUCTION

ADI has achieved a 37% reduction in Scope 1+2 GHG emissions since 2015 due to renewable energy sourcing and more efficient abatement systems.

SCOPE 3: REVERSING A TREND

Currently, ADI is only able to account for emissions from business travel under Scope 3, which have had an upward trend since 2015 due to unique travel needs from corporate acquisitions and integration activities. However, we have implemented programs to educate employees about GHG emissions associated with travel and commuting, and we’re working to expand alternatives for workers at multiple locations to help bring these emissions back down.

We exceeded the previous 2.5% intensity based Scope 1 reduction goal and we are moving to a more ambitious absolute reduction goal of 50% Scope 1 + 2 emissions by 2025 from 2015 baseline.

SOURCE AND ASSOCIATIONS

SCOPE 1: Stationary combustion and process emissions: Perflourocarbons (PFCs), SF6, NF3 (from wafer fabrication processes)

SCOPE 2: Purchased electricity

SCOPE 3: Business travel

Since 2013, our Scope 1 and 2 emissions and our Scope 3 emissions from business travel have been verified by a third party. We also report our emissions to the CDP, formerly Carbon Disclosure Project.

Emissions are measured and estimated using the Greenhouse Gas Protocol and GWP from the IPCC Fifth Assessment report. Emission factors used from US-EPA Climate Leadership Emissions Factors for Greenhouse Gas Inventories and market based factors where available; otherwise, location-based emission factors were used.

ENVIRONMENTAL SPOTLIGHT

A GREENER COMMUTE

ADI Wilmington supports electric vehicle drivers with onsite charging stations. Availability started at six spaces in 2018 but is projected to have 21 spaces by summer 2020 as the campus expands to become the Analog Devices Global Headquarters.

To help build interest in electric vehicles among employees, the Wilmington Environmental Health and Safety department brought teams together in two events to learn about growing demand for electric vehicle variety, quality, and on how to make the switch from conventional cars. The Green Energy Consumers Alliance shared information on annual fuel savings, battery capacity and incentives for purchasing an electric vehicle.

A Greener Commute
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