Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has once again been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index, as announced by S&P Global last Friday in New York, USA.
“We are proud that Infineon has been chosen as one of the world’s most sustainable companies for the 14 th consecutive year“, said Elke Reichart, Member of the Board and Chief Digital Transformation Officer, responsible for Sustainability at Infineon. “Moreover, we feel strongly encouraged to keep up our efforts at making further progress towards our ambitious sustainability goals. Therefore, we are continuously developing our processes and drive innovation within the company and beyond. The green and the digital transformation go hand in hand.”
Infineon is well on track with the implementation of its CO 2-neutrality goal by 2030 (Scope 1 and 2). To date emissions have been reduced by 56.8 percent compared with the base year of 2019 while approximately doubling the business at the same time.
As a leading manufacturer of semiconductors for power electronic systems and the IoT, Infineon makes a significant contribution to decarbonization on the way to a net-zero society. Infineon’s products and solutions help to save 34 times more CO 2 emissions over the course of their usage than were created during their production.
This year, Infineon scored especially well in Privacy Protection and Innovation Management that includes aspects like Research & Development, Product Innovation and also Process Innovation, for instance through digitalization and the application of Industry 4.0 principles.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Index is regarded as one of the most important benchmarks for sustainability and lists the world’s leading companies from 61 industries. The assessment is based on the companies’ economic, environmental and social performance. Its objective is to help investors make informed decisions on how to align their portfolios more clearly with sustainability aspects, and to encourage companies to actively continue their efforts in this regard.