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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. 

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 2019
Electricity 38,086 29,127 26,813 21,716
Mobile 20,422 19,775 19,044 18,691
Refrigerants 778 900 684 864
Stationary 23,553 26,014 26,974 32,464

Energy [MWh]

Type 2016 2017 2018 2019
Distillate Fuel Oil 136 192 260 472
Mobile 83,000 80,770 77,601 76,121
Natural Gas 129,699 143,261 148,344 178,457
Onsite Solar NA NA 42 51
Other Stationary 59 8 127 8
Purchased Electricity 139,367 140,405 141,292 179,335

Water [ML]

Type 2017 2018 2019
Fire/life safety NA 0.3 0.3
Indoors 366 508 535
Irrigation 78 80 78

Waste [MT]

Source 2017 2018 2019
Composting 829 1,148 869
Incineration 27 25 27
Landfill 3,406 2,401 3,832
Other 58 NA NA
Recycling 1,707 2,437 3,192

Hazardous Waste [MT]

Source 2017 2018 2019
Deep Well Injection 2,328 1,568 1,680
Incineration 939 683 970
Incineration with Energy Recovery 317 788 817
Landfill 0 NA 0
Neutralization 2 1 0
On-site Storage 4 NA NA
Other NA 5 5
Recovery for Reuse 5 8 32
Recycling 20 5 27