We believe in our people, culture, and ability as good corporate citizens to address climate issues, sustainability and positively impact the communities where we work and live. Empowering the right people and partners creates long-term shared value to further our commitment to the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit. Since our first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Statement of Commitment in 2008, our program has continually grown through innovation in our initiatives and strategic goals to deliver value to our stakeholders. Our philanthropic contributions, supporting nonprofits and educational institutions globally, and employee volunteer efforts target societal needs.

Our CSR Core Values

We fully embrace our social and environmental responsibilities and are committed to conducting business in ways that positively impact the world.

Our Products

We drive energy-efficient electronics innovations that help make the world greener, safer...

Our Principles

We uphold the highest standards of corporate governance and business ethics....

Our Footprint

We believe in minimizing the impact our business has on the environment and encouraging individual

Our Community

We invest in the places where we live, work and do business, helping people thrive through greater...


Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting

onsemi’s intent is to be transparent in communicating about our environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts with our stakeholders. We organized our reporting to cover the topics most relevant to our mission, our business and our partners.

Summary Data Table

Section Key Performance Indicator 2020 2019 2018
Our People Total Number of Employees (global)
Percentage of Female Employees (global)
Minority Workforce (U.S. only)
34,500
44%
27.9%
35,000
45%
28.3%
36,000
45%
25.9%
Our Planet Scope 1 and Scope 2 Emissions (mt co2e)
Water Recycled (megaliters)
Hazardous Waste and Non-Hazardous Waste Recycled
2,948,300
6,374
76%
3,746,335
6,506
63%
2,146,663
5,459
71%
Our Business Total Revenue (billion)
Sustainability Project Savings (million)
Community Investments (million)
$5.3
$10.8
$1.8
$5.5
$10.9
$2.1
$5.9
$7.3
$1.6
Our Supply Chain Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP) Conformant Smelters
Suppliers with Completed Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ)
Suppliers Rated as a Low-Risk on their SAQ
99.6%

99%
96%
100%

85%
83%
100%

84%
82%



Our Recognition

Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, North America

In 2020, onsemi was named to the North America Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the third year in a row. Companies are selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) based on their results in the Standard and Poor (S&P) Global CSA (Corporate Sustainability Assessment) that measures sustainability through the assessment of numerous criteria such as corporate governance, customer relations, environmental policy, working conditions, and social initiatives. Also, onsemi is one of 631 sustainability leaders selected for inclusion in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2021. Learn more about inclusion on the North America Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

World’s Most Ethical Companies®

The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, recognized onsemi as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for a sixth consecutive year (2016-2021). The designation recognizes organizations that align principle with action by working tirelessly to make ethics part of their corporate DNA. Learn more about onsemi’s designation as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies.

World Finance

In July 2021, onsemi was recognized, for the second time, as the most sustainable company in the semiconductor industry. 2019 was the first year that World Finance gave awards for sustainability and 2020 was the first year for semiconductors. This award demonstrates our commitment to be transparent when reporting on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) aspects of our business and underscores our focus on product innovation and services to positively address climate risks and sustainability.

EcoVadis

In December 2020, onsemi received platinum recognition from EcoVadis, an assessment to evaluate CSR initiatives, achieving an overall score of 85 out of 100. onsemi placed among the top 1% of companies manufacturing electronic components and boards industry. The score signifies onsemi’s proactive approach to CSR, including engagements, policies, and tangible actions on issues, comprehensive CSR reporting on actions and key performance indicators, innovative practices, and external recognition.


Supplier Due Diligence

We are committed to ensuring the highest standards of social responsibility in all regions where we do business. We insist that our suppliers:

  • Provide safe working conditions
  • Treat workers with dignity and respect
  • Prohibit human trafficking and slavery (including the procurement of commercial sex acts and the use of forced or child labor)
  • Promote ethical behavior
  • Use environmentally responsible manufacturing processes
  • Follow principles similar to those in our Code of Business Conduct.

As outlined in our Supplier Handbook, the supplier must:

  • Conform to all environmental laws
  • Conform toall applicable laws and regulations
  • Behave ethically
  • Conform to all social responsibility and conflict mineral requirements that onsemi’s CSR Commitment requires
  • Provide any requested certifications and cascade all applicable requirements through their supply chain

We expect our suppliers and on-site service providers to follow the same CSR tenets that we have set for our operations through our Code of Business Conduct and the RBA Code of Conduct. We engage our suppliers regularly by clearly communicating our expectations, deploying risk assessments, providing training opportunities for capacity building, conducting verification audits, and addressing any non-conformance.


Responsible Minerals Sourcing

As a member of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), we engage in reasonable and responsible due diligence with our suppliers and other third parties in our supply chain consistent with the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas. The Company also recognizes the importance of supporting responsible mineral sourcing from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and its adjoining countries so as not to impact the economies of those countries negatively.

We require our suppliers to:

  • Engage in due diligence to analyze their sources
  • Complete the RMI Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT)
  • Ensure that all minerals sold to or used to manufacture products for use by onsemi originate from conflict-free smelters validated as conformant by the Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP)