Sustainability in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Although the conference was largely on technical discussions, the IEEE dedicated a separate time to openly discussing the sustainability of the semiconductor industry. Titled “Sustainability in Semiconductor Manufacturing”, IEEE continues to emphasize the importance of sustainability within the industry, in part, a continuum of the last conference’s theme “Semiconductor Devices and Manufacturing Innovations for a More Sustainable World.”
As sustainability leader of the semiconductor industry, Samsung Semiconductor was also invited to share the company’s environmental achievements and practices the company operates to perform eco-conscious business management. Dr. Hosong Hwang, Corporate Vice President and Head of Environment Team spoke on the title ““A journey towards a positive environmental impact beyond carbon neutrality”, sharing the firm’s overarching environmental goals and achievements that are aimed to bring a positive environmental impact as our technology progresses. The talk held special meaning in that Samsung Semiconductor’s was able to share the ambition for a sustainable business at stage where diverse technical experts from business, academia, and the research gathered.