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