UMC chosen a DJSI global component for 11th consecutive year

United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC; TWSE: 2303), a global semiconductor foundry, has announced that Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) has selected UMC as a global component for the 11th consecutive year. DJSI awarded UMC with the industry´s highest scores in “Policy Influence,” “Product Quality and Recall Management,” “Tax Strategy” and “Climate Strategy” categories, the company said.

Several of those items received full marks. UMC´s overall scores have continued to increase in recent years, illustrating the company´s continued excellence in sustainable operations. DJSI-World 2018 evaluated approximately 2,500 global enterprises, with only six semiconductor companies selected worldwide.

UMC (NYSE: UMC, TWSE: 2303) is a global semiconductor foundry that provides advanced IC production for applications spanning every major sector of the electronics industry. UMC´s comprehensive foundry solutions enable chip designers to leverage the company´s sophisticated technology and manufacturing, which include world-class 28nm High-K/Metal Gate technology, 14nm FinFET volume production, specialty process platforms specifically developed for AI, 5G and IoT applications and the automotive industry´s highest-rated AEC-Q100 Grade-0 manufacturing capabilities for the production of ICs found in vehicles. UMC can be found on the web at http://www.umc.com.