Semiconductor Fabs Seek Water Sustainability

14 Jun 2021
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On 26 April 2021, global semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology announced an investment in Aqua Membranes, a water technology firm based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The investment is part of Micron’s US$1.0 billion water conservation initiative over the next decade at its 13 semiconductor fabrication facilities. The announcement also comes at a time of extreme climate-related stress on the semiconductor sector, highlighted by the recent drought in Taiwan.

In this Research Note:

  • Micron Technology’s corporate sustainability, water usage
  • Climate change exposes risk for semiconductor operations
  • Corporate sustainability drives investment in water management