Over the years, Infineon has won many awards from a wide range of environmental organizations, customers and other initiatives for its work in the area of CSR. Infineon is extremely proud of the awards it has been honored with.
TRIGOS Carinthia Award
Infineon Austria won the “TRIGOS Carinthia Award” for the fourth year in succession during the year under report. This annual award for CSR activities has been presented for the last eight years in Austria by a group of organizations, including the Red Cross, SOS Kinderdörfer, the Chamber of Commerce and the Association of Austrian Industry, who awards prizes to companies in Austria showing particular social responsibility. Infineon Austria was awarded the prize in the “Ecology” category for sustainability achievements in the field of electro-mobility and for activities related to the generation of local heating supply from biomass.
FTSE4Good Index Series
The FTSE4Good Index Series assesses performance of companies with internationally recognized CSR standards that require to meet stringent environmental, social and governance criteria. Infineon was again included in the FTSE4Good Index Series in 2012.
Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2012/2013
The great importance that Infineon attaches to CSR is highlighted by its renewed inclusion in the “Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index”, in which Infineon is sector leader of the semiconductor industry in the criteria Product Stewardship and Operational Eco-efficiency.
The “Sustainability Yearbook” once again included Infineon among the top 15 percent most sustainable companies worldwide; more clear evidence of Infineon’s credentials in this area. 2,500 companies are assessed annually and ranked in terms of sustainability for inclusion in the Sustainability Yearbook.
Infineon has earned this recognition thanks to an ongoing learning and improvement process. Helping to shape global developments on a pro-active basis, good cooperation with the community and taking voluntary responsibility for people and the environment are the underlying tenets of our integrated approach. This approach is alive at Infineon – both in our strategic concepts and in our day-to-day activities