United Microelectronics Corp. (NYSE: UMC) (TWSE: 2303) reported it has been honored as the first Taiwanese corporation to be listed as a Climate Performance Leadership Index component by Carbon Disclosure Project.
The foundry was also concurrently listed on CDP´s Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. UMC achieved the highest scores among all Taiwanese enterprises that participated this year, and is also the only Taiwanese company simultaneously listed for both indices since CDP published its first assessment report in 2003. The international recognition coincided with UMC receiving Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy´s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for continued excellence in transparent disclosure and sustainable performance.
UMC is a leading global semiconductor foundry that provides advanced technology and manufacturing for applications spanning every major sector of the IC industry. UMC can be found on the web at http://www.umc.com.