31 May 2011 austriamicrosystems to be carbon neutral by 2015? austriamicrosystems announces plans to reach carbon neutral status by 2015 austriamicrosystems has announced plans to reach carbon neutral status by 2015. The analogue IC specialist says it has already halved its carbon footprint since 2004 and now plans to further reduce CO2 emission by more than 9000tonnes. This, says the company, can be achieved by switching to 100% green electricity, primarily based on water generated sources. "We are proud to announce that we are making significant progress towards the zero carbon footprint goal we have set for the company," said austriamicrosystems' ceo John Heugle, pictured. "Investments into energy savings, sustainable energy projects and CO2 reduction programs not only help our environment, but also provide significant economic advantages to us which create benefits to our customers." Author Laura Hopperton Comment on this article Websites http://www.austriamicrosystems.com/ Companies Austriamicrosystems This material is protected by Findlay Media copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. Enjoy this story? People who read this article also read... Alternative back-up power With outdoor events like concerts, events and festivals now ... Read Article NIDays 2013 NIDays is a technical conference designed specifically for ... Read Article Southern Manufacturing This year, Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is set to be ... Read Article Microcontrollers deliver ... Microchip has launched what it describes as the 'world's lowest ... Read Article What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.