2015 Performance Summary: Minimize Our Environmental Impact

This section provides a summary of the results for the 2015 NI shared value commitments. To learn more about the company’s performance and commitments, visit the sections linked from this summary. A letter from the company’s CEO, Dr. James Truchard, also summarizes the company’s efforts.

To locate a specific Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) indicator in this report, refer to the GRI Index.

 

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Area 2015 Commitment 2015 Performance Status
Product Life Cycle Pursue conformance with the ISO 14001 standard for the newest NI manufacturing facility in Penang, Malaysia, by completing internal audits Completed internal audits to pursue conformance with the ISO 14001 standard.
Optimize the weighting for EICC risk assessment surveys and survey all suppliers that make up the top 80% of NI production spend Optimized weighting, surveyed all suppliers that make up the top 80% of NI production spend to assess EICC risk, and reached 100% participation
     
Conserving Resources Reduce electricity, natural gas, and water usage per employee 5% from 2013 to 2018 Usage per employee remained consistent or increased from 2013 to 2015.
Reduce percentage of trash sent to landfills 5% from 2013 to 2018 Percentage of trash sent to landfills increased from 2013 to 2015.