100% We treat and return approxi- mately 80%1 of the water we use to local communities and watersheds, and in 2017 committed to restore 100% of our global water use by 2025. Since 2012, we have invested more than $185 million in approximately 2,000 energy conservation projects at our facilities worldwide, cumu- latively resulting in savings of 3 billion kWh of energy and more than $400 million through the end of 2017. environmental sustainability Our long-standing commitment to environmental leadership helps us achieve efficiency, reduce costs, and respond to the needs of our customers and community stakeholders. We invest in conservation projects and set company-wide environmental targets, seeking to drive reductions in greenhouse gas emis- sions, energy use, water use, and waste generation. We also work with others to apply Internet of Things technologies to environmental challenges such as climate change and water conservation. 6 WATERRESTORATION GOAL $ 185MINVESTMENT INENERGY CONSERVATION We have facilitated the installation of more than 88 alternative energy projects at Intel sites, including one of the world’s largest corporate solar-covered parking lots at our campus in Chandler, Arizona. 1  Represents our global average over the past eight years, which typically varied between 75-85%.