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STMicroelectronics Recognized for Leadership on Environmental Actions by CDP
ST awarded a position on this year's "A" List for water and "A-" List for climate change by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform
Among the 2,025 companies that were evaluated worldwide, the Water "A" List recognizes the top 10% of companies participating in the CDP's water program, for their actions in the last reporting year to manage water more sustainably. ST is one of only three semiconductor manufacturers worldwide to be recognized. The Company's "A-" score for climate change is also among the 22% highest scoring companies. CDP assigns the ST results to its Leadership level, underlying that the Company has implemented a range of actions to manage climate change within its own operations and extending to its supply-chain ecosystem.
"The semiconductor manufacturing process requires large quantities of water with a very high level of purity. Tackling the challenges of water scarcity and wastewater treatment has been a fundamental part of our strategy since 1994. Over the course of 20 years, our overall water footprint has been reduced by more than 70% through continuous improvement programs undertaken at all our manufacturing sites and, in responding to climate change, our carbon footprint per wafer has been divided by 4," said Carlo Bozotti, President and CEO,
Read more about the "A" List 2017 scores on CDP's website: https://www.cdp.net/en/scores-2017
Read more about the Global Water Report 2017 on CDP's website: https://www.cdp.net/en/research/global-reports/global-water-report-2017
More information about ST's approach to Sustainability is available here.
CDP is an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors and working with institutional investors with assets of
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