Skyworks Solutions, Inc. 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 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. “In meeting this record demand, Skyworks never wavered in its commitment to sustainability. We are proud to be incorporating sustainable business practices within our own facilities as well as our supply chain, working towards improving operations and aligning with customers to build a better tomorrow.”
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.
- Decreased its water consumption rate by 12 percent.
The report and other sustainability information can be found on Skyworks’ Sustainability page.