Infineon Named One of the Most Sustainable Companies in the World for the Sixth Consecutive Year
Munich, Germany – September 10, 2015 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has once again been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2015, the Swiss investment firm RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today. Infineon has been included in both the European and the worldwide index and is thus listed among the most sustainable companies in the world for the sixth consecutive year.
"Infineon develops and manufactures products that make life easier, safer and greener. Commercial success and responsible conduct go hand in hand at Infineon. We have been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index every year without interruption since 2010. We are very pleased about this recognition and about the positive feedback from those investors, to whom sustainability is of special importance," says Dominik Asam, Chief Financial Officer of Infineon Technologies AG and responsible for the topic of sustainability.
This recognition is further proof of how Infineon products and technologies address the challenges of the future. Additionally, it shows that future-oriented, sustainable business behavior is an overriding principle in corporate management. Infineon’s system leadership in automotive applications, its position as power semiconductor technology and market leader, as well as the company's leading position in security solutions all show how well this strategy pays off.
Every year, the RobecoSAM Group analyzes the economic, environmental and social performance of over 2,500 largest listed companies worldwide. 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 is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. In the 2014 fiscal year (ending September 30), the company reported sales of Euro 4.3 billion with about 29,800 employees worldwide. In January 2015, Infineon acquired US-based International Rectifier Corporation with revenues of USD 1.1 billion (fiscal year 2014 ending June 29) and approximately 4,200 employees.
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).
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