Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions - September 7, 2022
Viavi Solutions Achieves Lower Emissions
Viavi Solutions Inc. announced its Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3 CO2 emissions are 42% lower than they were in 2015.
Carbon emissions intensity decreased between 2017 and 2021 on both a headcount Full Time Equivalent (FTE) and a revenue basis for the provider of network test, monitoring and assurance solutions for communications service providers, enterprises, network equipment manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, government and avionics.
VIAVI is engaged in a number of sustainability projects across its global sites, including the use of reclaimed water for an evaporative cooling system at VIAVI's new global headquarters in Chandler, Arizona and transitioning its Suzhou, China site to 100% renewable electricity within the next two years, which VIAVI expects will result in a reduction in annual Scope 2 CO2 emissions by over 3,000 metric tons.
Details were provided in its 2022 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, covering the company's global operations for fiscal year 2022.
"Over the past few years, and through the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, VIAVI has taken steps to further strengthen our ESG initiatives, including embracing the practices and behaviors that create the right environment for people to succeed," said Oleg Khaykin, President and CEO, VIAVI in a statement. "We will remain focused on helping our customers succeed, creating a more inclusive workforce, and making our business more sustainable in the years ahead, and believe that steadfast focus on our ESG initiatives accelerates our ability to deliver on these promises," said Richard Belluzzo, Board Chair, VIAVI.