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Our ESG mission is to enable a better, safer, more secure and more sustainable world through innovation. That mission has given rise to a series of aspirational goals that inform our efforts and enable us to gauge our performance and celebrate our accomplishments.
|Goals||Progress in 2022|
|Innovation||Design and manufacture technology that positively impacts the planet and society||We work to reduce the environmental impact of our facilities and our supply chain, and we consider ways to decrease the use of raw materials in our designs.|
|Develop higher-performing, more energy-efficient products||We strive to increase the energy efficiency of our products. With each new generation, we aim for higher performance in a smaller footprint, with the goal of saving on raw materials.|
|Environment||Carbon neutral by 2035||We strive to increase the energy efficiency of our products. With each new generation, we aim for higher performance in a smaller footprint, with the goal of saving on raw materials.|
|Reduce carbon emissions by 35% in 2027 (2021 baseline)||In 2022, we decreased our absolute Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 1% compared to our baseline year of 2021.|
|50% renewable electricity by 2027||In 2022, we used 35% renewable electricity, an increase of 4 percentage points compared to 2021, and an increase of 21 percentage points compared to 2012.|
|60% of wastewater recycled by 2027||In 2022, we recycled 48% of wastewater, an increase of 1 percentage point compared to 2021, and an increase of 16 percentage points compared to 2012.|
|90% of waste recycled by 2027||In 2022, we recycled 83% of waste, an increase of 7 percentage points compared to 2021, and an increase of 10 percentage points compared to 2012.|
|Social||25% women in R&D by 2025||In 2022, there were 19% women in R&D, an increase of 2 percentage points compared to 2021.|
|50% underrepresented minorities in our US workforce||In 2022, there were 51% underrepresented minorities in our US workforce, an increase of 2 percentage points compared to 2021.|
|Zero tolerance of forced labor and human-rights abuses||In 2022, we took the following steps to ensure zero tolerance of forced labor and human-rights abuses:
|Zero workplace injuries||We maintained a low Total Case Incident Rate (TCIR) of 0.10 in 2022, and remain well below semiconductor-industry averages.|
|Governance||Work with our supply-chain partners to reduce their environmental footprint||In 2022, we surveyed our suppliers, to gauge their environmental footprints, and used the results to derive action plans.|
|Integrate ESG into our business so we can foster ownership and accountability||In 2022, we established an ESG Program that addresses all the relevant areas of our business and also identifies roles and responsibilities.|
We endeavor to provide a safe and healthy working environment, to use resources effectively and efficiently, and to be accountable and transparent regarding the impacts of our activities. We also strive to exceed existing standards and stakeholder expectations, and actively contribute to industry best practices.
We work diligently to ensure that we approach our business from an ESG point of view while delivering long-term value for our stakeholders. Our Sustainability Policy influences the way we manage our company and the way we interact with society at large.
We have a long-standing commitment to operational sustainability, underscored by a history of continuous performance improvements. Below, we outline our ESG mission and the key components of our longer-term ESG strategy.
|Innovation||Innovate advancements that enable a better, safer, more secure, and more sustainable world.||Push boundaries and explore new approaches to develop innovative and sustainable products and solutions.|
|Environment||Optimize our use of resources and the beneficial social impacts associated with our operations.||Pursue continual improvements to protect our planet.|
|Social||Leverage our global and increasingly diverse team to actively drive our sustainability mission.||Respect human rights and promote an ethical, safe, and healthy work environment. Foster an environment of trust and respect, where team members collaborate to drive innovation, and are able to contribute to their full potential.|
|Governance||Collaborate with our stakeholders on global sustainability initiatives. Ensure accountability, and build trust through transparency in our business practices and operations.||Proactively assess risk and build resilience through robust governance systems, including appropriate goals and processes.|
NXP’s board of directors has oversight responsibility for ESG matters. The full board focuses on significant ESG matters, with board committees undertaking oversight of ESG issues relevant to their responsibilities. Learn more about our board committees.