Skyworks sets records in environmental resource conservation, waste minimization

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) has released its 2016 Sustainability Report, a voluntary public document that provides a comprehensive self-assessment of the company´s commitment to sustainable business practices, the company said.

The report highlights Skyworks´ record efficiency improvements in energy and water use, reductions in municipal and hazardous waste and progress across environmental, labor, supply chain, health, safety, ethics and community activities.

“Skyworks´ unit sales and revenue reached all-time highs in fiscal 2016 as global demand for our connectivity solutions continued to accelerate,” said Steven C. Machuga, vice president of worldwide operations for Skyworks.

Skyworks continued its trend of manufacturing products with decreased environmental impact (per 1,000 production units).

Year-over-year, Skyworks: lessened its carbon dioxide emissions by 22 percent, lowered its hazardous waste generation rate by 16 percent, reduced its energy usage rate by 13 percent, and decreased its water consumption rate by 12 percent.

Skyworks Solutions empowers wireless networking with analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of applications within the automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet and wearable markets.

Skyworks is a global company with engineering, marketing, operations, sales and support facilities located throughout Asia, Europe and North America.