Our Responsibility to the Environment
Cirrus Logic showcases its commitment to environmental responsibility through a wide variety of programs focused on improving the well-being of our communities and the health of the planet. From working with our supply chain partners, to empowering employees to reduce our carbon footprint, to philanthropy and engagement with our nonprofit organizations, Cirrus Logic believes that focusing on the environment is more than just good for business - it's the right thing to do.
Green Work Environment
Focusing on the environment means making conscientious decisions about our everyday workplace practices.
Transportation - employees are encouraged to utilize our Cirrus Logic-sponsored employee commuter shuttles and subsidized public transportation
Extensive Recycling Program - separate waste streams for food/composting, dry recyclables (plastic/cardboard/glass), electronic waste, batteries
Plastic and Paper Reduction Program - work to reduce plastic and paper waste by utilizing water refill stations and providing employees with reusable mugs
Free Electric Car Charging Points - available at most Cirrus Logic sites in the U.S. and U.K.
Energy Efficiency - utilize LED lighting, smart controls and energy‑efficient heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems
eWaste - to reduce waste sent to landfills, Cirrus Logic resells, donates and recycles e-waste where possible
Renewable Energy and Emissions
Renewable Energy - committed to increasing the amount of renewable energy we procure over time – our U.K. offices are powered with 100% renewable energy and we have set a goal to do the same at our facilities in Austin, Texas this fiscal year
Emissions - track and report GHG emissions to help identify opportunities for improvement and to set science-based GHG emissions reduction goals
Partnerships, Certifications and Recognition
Cirrus Logic’s office buildings in Edinburgh and London are highly rated on the BREEAM certification scale. BREEAM is the world's leading sustainability assessment method for master planning projects, infrastructure and buildings. It recognizes and reflects the value in higher-performing assets across the built environment lifecycle, from new construction to in-use and refurbishment.
In 2020 Cirrus Logic was named to the Texan by Nature 20 recognizing the top 20 companies from across the state for their advances in conservation and sustainability. A catalyst for thought leadership, innovative partnerships and community-led solutions, Texan by Nature has been working with the Texas business community to implement Texas-led conservation practices, partnerships and resources.
The Sony Green Partner Certificate program certifies suppliers who cooperate in the production of environmentally sensitive products. This was established with the aim of encouraging suppliers to introduce Green Partner environmental management systems.
Cirrus Logic was named to the 2021 Best Workplaces for Commuters list, published by the Center for Urban Transportation Research, which recognizes U.S. companies who meet their national standards of excellence for offering exceptional employee commuter benefits.