Awards and Notable Events
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.
Infineon Technologies has been again listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index and in the Dow Jones Sustainability™ Europe Index. Thus, Infineon was ranked among the top of the world’s most sustainable companies for the 11th time in a row. Out of 77 companies assessed in the semiconductor sector Infineon is part of the seven companies included in the global index. The award is a proof that our products and technologies address the challenges of the future and the future-orientation and sustainable performance are untouchable principles for our Company.
EcoVadis, an independent rating agency that monitors the sustainability of suppliers, analyzes Infineon with regard to ecological, social, ethical and financial influencing factors. The result: Infineon is awarded the status "Gold" for the sixth time in a row.
Infineon is considerer an "Outperformer" in ESG issues within the semiconductor industry, This is based on above-average performance in the areas of ESG.
Infineon is ranked in the “Euronext Vigeo Eurozone 120 Index”, which lists the 120 best companies in the Eurozone in the area of CSR. Infineon is also listed in the “Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 Index” as one of the most successful companies in Europe. This index includes the 120 companies with the most successful performance in the area of environmental, social and governance criteria throughout Europe.
Prime Status is awarded to companies with a sustainability performance above the sector-specific threshold, which means that they can fulfill ambitious absolute performance requirements. The evaluation takes over 100 criteria into consideration.
FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company) confirms that Infineon Technologies AG has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
Infineon Technologies has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe since 08/05/2020.
This selection by Forum ETHIBEL (www.forumethibel.org) indicates that the company performs better than average in its sector in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
In 2020, Infineon received a rating of AA (on a scale of AAA-CCC) in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment.
Infineon has made the Sustainability Yearbook for the tenth year in a row and has been recognized as one of the top-scoring companies in the Semiconductor Industry. This shows that it is not only our innovative products that make an important contribution to facing global societal challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency and resource management. It also recognizes the fact that we concentrate on ecologically and economically sustainable action when manufacturing our products.
The Sustainability Yearbook lists the best corporate sustainability performance by industry sector. Over 4700 companies from 61 sectors were assessed. This classification shows once again that Infineon is one of the most sustainable companies worldwide.
Since 2014 Infineon has been publishing information on the opportunities and risks for the company resulting from climate change in the CDP. The number of points derived is then compared with other companies in the information technology and semiconductor industry. The scoring level “Management” confirms that Infineon has defined medium and long-term objectives, has documented its progress with regard to these objectives and has implemented measures for reduction of emissions in order to achieve those.
Our site in Wuxi beats 201 other companies to win the Best Employer Award from online platform Wuxi Daily Express and the New Century Human Resource Association. The evaluation is based, among other things, on the site’s commitment in the area of compensation and fringe benefits, its training and professional development, and on its social responsibility.
For the second year in a row, Infineon is in second place of the Best Employer 2020 award. Unlike other employer rankings Glassdoor, the Best Employer 2020 award is not based on companies’ own self-assessment but on feedback from employees.
Our site in Kulim wins two prizes at Malaysia’s Human Resources Development Award 2019 - One of them is the most prestigious award of the evening, the Human Resources Minister Award: Large Employer Category (Manufacturing), given to large employers who have achieved the highest standard of human resources development at national level. The other is the Innovation and Creativity Award in recognition of Infineon’s innovative HR solutions.
Infineon is a very successful participant in the study conducted in 2019 of Germany’s best trainers by German business magazine “Capital“ and talent platform Ausbildung.de. In both categories, Training and Work- Study Programs, Infineon is awarded five stars and it is selected as one of the best training organizations.
In the 2018 fiscal year Infineon Technologies Austria wins the EMAS award for its exemplary performance in the
area of sustainability. The Infineon Technologies Austria environmental statement shows that the classical environmental topics and occupational safety both receive a high priority. The environmental program includes among other things additional energy savings, increased recycling rates for solvents as well as further improved emergency planning and additional safety training.
The prize is awarded by VCÖ for the corporate mobility management project “Green Way” in the Working World and Education category. Infineon Technologies Austria’s objective with “Green Way” is for its employees to be “greener and smarter” as early as on the way to work.
Various campaigns are launched to encourage employees to come to work more often by foot, bicycle, using public transportation or in carpools. This also entails the improvement of the bicycle parking facility to include
its own service station, collective purchase of eBikes, expansion of charging infrastructure and the use of eBikes for business-related trips.
The Infineon frontend site Kulim (Malaysia) is recognized for “Best Environmental Impact (Large Company)” by the non-profit organization EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry for its performance as part of a systematic program to increase energy efficiency.
The Singapore Public Hygiene Council awards the Infineon site in Singapore a certificate for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts to prevent the pollution of Singapore’s longest river, the Kallang.