Infineon Strengthens Position Among the World’s Most Sustainable Companies
Neubiberg, Germany – September 11, 2014 – The Swiss investment company RobecoSAM announced today that Infineon Technologies AG has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the fifth time in a row.
"Infineon has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index since 2010 and has developed very positively during that time. In everything we do, we are aware of our entrepreneurial responsibility towards society and environment. Therefore, we make careful use of resources and develop products that help reduce environmental impact," says Dominik Asam, CFO of Infineon Technologies AG and responsible for sustainability.
Within the semiconductor sector, Infineon leads this year’s ranking in the field of Product Quality and Recall Management and performed very well e.g. in the fields of Environmental Policy/ Management System, Product Stewardship as well as Environmental Reporting.
Every year, the RobecoSAM Group analyzes the economic, environmental and social performance of over 2,500 largest listed companies worldwide. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index is considered the most credible of the world's 18 leading sustainability ratings systems (Source: The 2013 Ratings Survey, GlobeScan/ SustainAbility). Rankings are based on general sustainability criteria such as supply chain management and the handling of risk and crisis scenarios. Furthermore, industry-specific challenges and factors such as product quality or stakeholder satisfaction are included in the analysis.
Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, mobility, and security. In the 2013 fiscal year (ending September 30), the Company reported sales of Euro 3.84 billion with around 26,700 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the over-the-counter market OTCQX International Premier (ticker symbol: IFNNY).
Further information is available at www.infineon.com