Welcome to TI's seventh annual Corporate Citizenship Report. Click on the section links above for a comprehensive overview of our social and environmental activities and performance. Or use our index to locate specific points of interest. For a quick synopsis, check out our Report Summary.
TI's 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report provides a comprehensive overview of the company's social and environmental performance in fiscal year 2012. The information presented covers all wholly owned TI operations worldwide (unless otherwise stated), including, for the first time, former National Semiconductor facilities acquired in late 2011.
The report does not include data on subsidiaries, joint ventures, leased facilities or outsourced operations.
Terms such as "TI," "the company," "we," "our" and "us" refer to TI operations interchangeably. All currency is presented in U.S. dollars.
Innovation is our business. We've been passionate about creating the best technology solutions for more than 80 years. While growth has its challenges, we continue our commitment to conduct business with integrity, source ethically, innovate responsibly and manage operational risks closely in order to thrive long term.
I encourage you to learn more about our progress and goals as you read through this report. It's the evidence of much hard work by many dedicated people to continually improve our global impact
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Joined the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition to advance efficiency and social, ethical and environmental responsibility in the global electronics supply chain.
Implemented 217 energy- and water-efficiency projects, a 62 percent increase, resulting in annualized savings of $10.1 million.
Recycled 1.8 billion gallons of water and 93 percent of waste.
Increased female hires by 23 percent in an industry dominated by men. Nearly half of our total hires were women.
Granted $30.4 million to local community organizations through TI, the TI Foundation and the TI Community Fund. Employees also gave $5.2 million.
Enabled employees to contribute almost 47,000 hours of their time – a 30 percent increase valued at $1 million – to community organizations.
TI's complete online Citizenship Report was prepared using the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) Sustainability Reporting G3 Guidelines. The Citizenship Report meets the standards for GRI's self-assessed Application Level A and expands on previously published citizenship reports.
Corporate citizenship is TI's commitment to be accountable for its social, environmental and economic impact around the world. We set high standards for our global operations and are focused on ethical business practices and compliance both inside the company and throughout our supply chain.
The information presented in this report is verified through rigorous internal review processes. We strive to ensure the information presented is accurate and complete.
Annually, we review our report data collection systems to ensure they cover the breadth and scope of the information needed. We also conduct a gap analysis to ensure all information of importance to stakeholders is comprehensively addressed. In addition, we have begun efforts to more formally verify select environmental data using appropriate internal audit methodologies.