Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is NVIDIA doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 59

NVIDIA has a DitchCarbon Score of 59 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of how much carbon emissions are produced relative to their activities. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing their environmental impact.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

NVIDIA operates within the computer services industry, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

NVIDIA, located in the United States, benefits from the country’s low carbon intensity rating, indicating a favorable environmental impact. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are supported by the relatively clean energy profile of its location.

...this company is doing 3.89% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Santa Clara, NVIDIA operates within the computer services industry. The company is renowned for inventing the GPU in 1999, which significantly impacted the PC gaming market and transformed modern computer graphics. Today, NVIDIA is at the forefront of AI computing, with its GPUs powering advanced applications in robotics, self-driving cars, and deep learning.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for NVIDIA

NVIDIA should consider enhancing their machinery and equipment to be cleaner and more energy-efficient, which could potentially reduce their emissions by 15%.

Good news, NVIDIA has set ambitious SBTi climate commitments

NVIDIA has established Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitments to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

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