Our corporate philosophy of transparency and accountability guides our reporting on environmental, social and governance performance with the goal of building trust and evolving our policies and disclosures.
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 2021 GHG emissions was conducted according to the guidelines of the Greenhous Gas Protocol and reported to CDP.
2021 GHG emissions
|GHG Emissions Scope||Emissions (MTCO2e)|
|Scope 2 (location based)||5,749|
|Scope 2 (market based)||5,581|
|6. Business Travel||1,065|
|8. Upstream Leased Assets||585|
|Total Emissions||Scope 1, 2 (market), 3||16,235|
Please see our Independent Assurance Statement from LRQA for our 2019, 2020, and 2021 inventories here.