A look at how the semiconductor industry mitigates the emission of green house gases inherent in the production process.
As the world's largest pure-play semiconductor foundry, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company ("TSMC") manufactures and sells millions of semiconductor wafers each year. The company is affected by climate change in a number of different ways, facing a combination of (1) regulatory, (2) physical and (3) reputational challenges.
In 1984, the year of ASML’s spin off from Philips, you could fit about 2200 transistors on one square millimeter of a computer processor chip. Today, it’s almost 8.5 million1. ASML produces the machines that made this remarkable development possible. […]