Impact & Transparency
Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions
SVB recognizes the significant economic, societal and ecological threats of climate change. We support entrepreneurs and high-growth companies advancing innovations that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and we take steps to monitor and reduce our own emissions. The following inventory of our 2019 GHG emissions was conducted according to the guidelines of the Greenhous Gas Protocol and reported to CDP.
2019 GHG emissions and CDP response
|Emissions Source||Emissions (MTCO2e)||% of Total Footprint|
|Scope 1||Stationary and mobile fuel sources||618||3%|
|Scope 2||Purchased energy (market based)||7,224||37%|
|Scope 3||Business travel, upstream leased assets||11,726||60%|
|Total Emissions||Scope 1, 2(market), 3||19,568||100%|
Workforce Diversity Metrics
An inclusive workplace expands opportunities for everyone. SVB benefits from a diverse workforce, and we aim to continue to increase diverse representation at all levels of the company. Below are our workforce demographic stats as of April 22, 2021.
We are proud to be a member of the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, recognizing our continued focus and progress towards gender diversity and equality. The reference index measures gender equality across five pillars: female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies and pro-women brand. We continue to evaluate our process to advance gender parity in SVB leadership roles and ensure fair pay. In 2021, we completed a Gender Pay Gap Report for our UK office.