Report Highlights Ongoing Commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance Goals
PLAINVIEW, N.Y., March 21, 2023 – Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) today released its latest Sustainability Report highlighting the company’s continued progress towards environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives. This Sustainability Report, reflecting 2022 data, demonstrates our ongoing commitment to building, and improving on, the Company’s sustainability strategy.
“Even in the face of significant social and global economic challenges, we made great progress towards advancing our ESG initiatives,” said Bill Miller, Veeco’s Chief Executive Officer. “Looking back from where we started, we have made meaningful advances related to climate and renewable energy goals, product responsibility, data and transparency, diversity and inclusion, philanthropy and building a strong Company culture. I’m grateful to the global Veeco United team for their dedication to these efforts and we look forward to sharing our continuing progress on these important initiatives.”
Our 2023 Sustainability Report features, among other updates, details pertaining to our goals including baselines and the steps being taken to achieve them. A detailed account of the Company’s ongoing implementation of water reduction initiatives, a hazardous chemical management program, enhanced disclosures aligned with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), and year-over-year improvements in the rate of renewable energy procurement and emissions intensity are just a few of the developments that point to Veeco’s alignment with stakeholders and commitment to corporate responsibility.
Veeco’s 2023 Sustainability Report is available to view here.