Awards 2019 overview
Each year we receive external recognition for our sustainability practices.
ST Calamba recognized for its safety practices
ST Calamba (the Philippines) received a Meralco Kuryenteng Ligtas (K-Ligtas) award, the Philippine’s first recognition program for electrical safety best practices. The site was recognized for its comprehensive programs on health and safety, emergency preparedness, energy efficiency and conservation, and electrical safety programs.
Premio Brianza Scuola Lavoro, Italy
The human resources teams at our Agrate and Castelletto sites (Italy) were awarded the ‘Premio Brianza Scuola Lavoro’ in the Industry 4.0 category for their work with schools and students. The award is in recognition of the ‘School-Work’ project, which provides innovative Industry 4.0 experiences to students.
CEO Faculty Appreciation Night 2019
CS Tan, Group Vice President and General Manager of ST Muar (Malaysia), was recognized by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education for his participation in the Academia Industry Talent Exchange Program (AixCHANGE). The program brings top CEOs and industry players into Malaysian universities to share their knowledge and expertise with students and the university community. CS Tan participated in many programs with local universities. One of the most notable achievements was the creation of the first ST IoT lab in a Malaysian university, at the Technical University of Malaysia Malacca (UTeM).
SEAGATE rewards ST for Corporate Citizenship
ST received the 2019 Corporate Citizenship award from Seagate for our excellence in integrity, inclusion and innovation. This award is considered to be the most prestigious because it encompasses all three of Seagate’s key principles. ST was the only company to receive this award out of the 150 companies invited to Seagate’s Suppliers Day event.
Reducing waste in France
The ‘Touraine Propre’ organization in France commended our Tours site in the ‘large company’ category, for its elimination of plastic cups and paper receipts in the canteen. The plastic cups were replaced by reusable mugs for all employees.
Most attractive employer in Italian electronics sector
ST Italy was ranked as the most attractive company in the electronics sector in Randstad’s ‘Employer Branding 2019’ survey. The survey, which had more than 2,000 respondents in Italy, placed ST first in eight of the 10 key factors: good work–life balance, job security, attractive salary and benefits, interesting job content, use of the latest technology, career progression, good reputation and pleasant work atmosphere.
French award for Best Due Diligence Plan
ST was awarded the prize for ‘Best Due Diligence Plan’ by the French Sustainable Investment Forum (FIR) and A2Consulting. The award recognizes companies in the French stock market index (CAC 40) with the best due diligence plan in accordance with the French Duty of Vigilance law, taking into account the human rights and environmental impacts in their operations and supply chain.
Water efficiency award in Singapore
Singapore’s Public Utilities Board awarded our Ang Mo Kio site a ‘Water Efficient Building’ certificate for its commitment to water conservation, in recognition of the water efficiency measures and water saving actions it has implemented.
Gold prize for FIAM Project
ST received a gold prize in France, at the Lyon edition of the ‘Victoires des leaders du capital humain’ awards, in the category ‘Corporate Social Responsibility policy’. This was primarily in recognition of ST’s work on disability inclusion, and the FIAM project, a 10-year multi-enterprise professional education program to train disabled people in new skills and increase their chances of finding a job.
ST wins three ‘Innovator of the Year 2019’ awards
The German trade magazine Design & Elektronik asked its readers to nominate the most innovative electronics products and solutions. ST was named ‘Innovator of the Year’ in three categories: Development Kits for its SensorTile development kit, Analog and Power Management for its voltage regulator finder, and Power Supply Subsystems for its plug-and-play wireless charging kit.
ST executive recognized as an innovation pioneer
Joël Hartmann, Executive Vice President, Digital & Smart Power Technology and Digital Front-End Manufacturing, received a European SEMI Award for his work in the field of low power technology, in particular FD-SOI technology. The award was presented by Laith Altimime, President of SEMI Europe. The awards, established nearly 30 years ago, celebrate those who make significant contributions to the European semiconductor, microsystems, photovoltaic or display manufacturing industries.
Italian national innovation award
ST received the prestigious National Innovation Prize ‘Premio dei Premi’ from the President of the Italian Senate, Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati. The prize was awarded in recognition of our constant commitment and investment in research and innovation, confirming ST as a leader in the global microelectronics market.
Best employer brand in the Philippines
The Employer Branding Institute (EBI) in the Philippines named ST as one of the country’s ‘Best Employers’. The EBI awards recognize the country’s leading organizations for excellence in human resources and effective use of marketing communications for human resources. Winning this award highlights the commitment of our Calamba site to delivering the best employee experience and to being recognized as an employer of choice.