Report highlights progress towards environmental, social and governance goals
PLAINVIEW, NY, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) today released its 2021 Sustainability Report highlighting the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. company. In particular, the third annual report highlights Veeco’s progress towards its ESG objectives published earlier this year.
“I see 2021 as an inflection point for Veeco,” said Bill Miller, CEO of Veeco. “We have completed a company-wide transformation and are now focused on executing our growth strategy and strengthening our commitment to ESG. Our vision is to enable a future where technology enhances the human experience, and we recognize that achieving our vision depends, in part, on our sustainability efforts. Our first set of ESG goals, released earlier in 2022, was an important step in our sustainability journey, and we are delighted to share our progress in this 2021 report.”
The report presents, among other updates, details regarding our ESG objectives, including baselines and the actions taken to achieve them. A detailed account of the company’s ongoing implementation of a hazardous chemicals management program, disclosure aligned with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), and year-over-year improvements in the rate renewable energy supply and emissions intensity are just a few. developments that indicate Veeco’s alignment with stakeholders and its commitment to corporate responsibility.
Veeco’s sustainability report is available here.
Veeco (NASDAQ: VECO) is an innovative manufacturer of semiconductor processing equipment. Our proven ion beam, laser annealing, lithography, MOCVD, and single wafer etching and cleaning technologies play a critical role in the fabrication and packaging of advanced semiconductor devices. With equipment designed to optimize performance, efficiency and cost of ownership, Veeco holds leading technology positions in the markets we serve. To learn more about Veeco’s systems and service offerings, visit www.veeco.com.
To the extent that this press release discusses expectations or otherwise makes statements about the future, such statements are forward-looking and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from statements made. These factors include the risks discussed in the Description of the Business and Management’s Discussion and Analysis sections of Veeco’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021 and in our subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-K. Q, current reports on Form 8-K and press releases. Veeco undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances after the date of such statements.