The United Kingdom's National Microelectronics Institute (NMI) presented Diodes Incorporated with the ‘Environmental Awareness’ award at NMI’s prestigious annual awards’ dinner held in London on November 5, 2010.
In making the presentation, Derek Boyd, CEO of the NMI said, “Diodes has established and executed an ambitious plan to reduce its carbon footprint by 50%. Diodes is a great supporter of NMI’s Utilities Best Practice Groups and has consistently engaged with Carbon Trust funded projects to improve energy efficiency. Diodes has created a “Green Team” within its workforce and will continue to push forward with new initiatives to reduce carbon emissions.”
Receiving the award, Neil McCallion, Facilities Manager at Diodes Incorporated said, “This award recognizes a company wide commitment to addressing environmental issues and the hard work of the entire workforce in undertaking initiatives both large and small. Achieving a reduction in the carbon footprint of Diodes’ semiconductor wafer fabrication plant in Oldham, UK of more then 53% in less than 4 years is an achievement of which the Company is very proud.”