Norwood, MA (07/15/2014) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, announced today that Newsweek magazine has ranked the company as among the greenest companies in the United States. Analog Devices placed 50th in the 2014 Newsweek U.S. Green rankings, moving up from 92nd place in 2012, the last year the rankings were issued. View the complete list at: http://www.newsweek.com/green/americas-greenest-companies-2014
The Green Rankings, which were introduced in 2009, assess the environmental performance of the world’s biggest companies and are based on publicly-disclosed data that incorporates eight environmentally-focused performance indicators, including factors such as energy use, water conservation, waste and green-house gas productivity, environmental strategy, policy, management, and reputation.
According to Newsweek, 500 companies were evaluated against their industry peers and the determination was overseen by a panel of experts that included leading sustainability practitioners. Among the companies evaluated, those working in the technology hardware industry were found to have the highest average overall green score.
Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies within the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves over 100,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices is included in the S&P 500 Index. http://www.analog.com
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