Todd Brady, Intel's Sutainability Chief
Key chip makers must be all if the global semiconductor industry is to achieve its ambitious sustainable manufacturing goals.
Intel Corp. asserts that sustainable manufacturing is being implemented across its global operations, including new fabs under construction in Ohio and ramping up in Germany. The chip maker’s net-zero goals include greenhouse gas emissions reductions by 2040, zero landfill wastes by 2030 and “net positive” water usage by 2030.
“Sustainability is integrated into everything that we’re doing at Intel,” says Todd Brady, Intel’s sustainability chief. That includes tying bonuses to meeting sustainability goals, Brady adds.
In our Dig Deeper Sustainability Podcast interview, the earnest Intel executive notes that the chip industry has been focusing on abatement of greenhouse gases associated with chip manufacturing as far back as the 1990s. Brady is part of a growing cohort of industry executives tasked with transforming lofty sustainability plans into action.
Here’s our conversation with Intel’s Todd Brady.
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