• Performance

    Targets

    At Gilead, we are committed to meeting our target goals and making a difference in the environment with our performance objectives. In 2018, Gilead announced a target goal to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 (market-based) GHG emissions by 25% by 2025 compared with our 2016 baseline.

    Reduce emissions by 25% in 2025

    Graph showing emissions reduction

    Environmental Indicators (GHG, Energy, Water, Waste and Hazardous Waste)

    In order to achieve our sustainability goals at Gilead, we continuously monitor and collect data on our greenhouse gas emissions, energy usage and waste production so that we can lessen our impact on the environment.

    Greenhouse Gas Emissions [metric tonnes CO2e]

    Type 2016 2017 2018
    Stationary 23,503 25,897 27,278
    Mobile 20,250 19,533 18,484
    Refrigerants 778 900 959
    Electricity 38,719 29,389 26,577

    Energy [MWh]

    Type 2016 2017 2018
    Purchased Electricity 143,433 140,156 144,459
    Natural Gas 129,592 142,850 145,059
    Distillate Fuel Oil 13 22 3,811
    Onsite Solar NA NA 23
    Other Stationary 59 8 127
    Mobile 82,283 79,767 75,348

    Water [ML]

    Type 2017 2018
    Indoors 366 377
    Irrigation 78 80
    Fire/life safety NA 0

    Waste [MT]

    Source 2017 2018
    Landfill 3,699 5,052
    Recycling 2,299 4,850
    Composting 926 2,139
    Incineration 27 25
    Other 58 NA

    Hazardous Waste [MT]

    Source 2017 2018
    Energy Recovery 93 NA
    E-Waste Recovery 19 NA
    Incineration 1,154 1,342
    Deep Well Injection 2,328 1,568
    Incineration with Energy Recovery 9 129
    Landfill 0 NA
    Metal Recovery 1 0
    Neutralization 2 1
    On-site Storage 4 NA
    Other NA 5
    Recovery for Reuse 0 NA
    Recycling 1 5
    Solvent Recovery 4 8
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