CHANDLER, Ariz. – January 14, 2011 -- Amkor Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMKR) today announced that it has joined the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) as an Applicant Member. The EICC has established a Code of Conduct that provides guidelines for performance and compliance with critical corporate social responsibility policies in the areas of labor, health and safety, environment, management systems, and ethics.
"We are proud to join with the other leading companies in the electronics industry that have become members of the EICC, and we are committed to fully support the vision and mission of the EICC and align our operations with the provisions of the Code,” said Ken Joyce, Amkor’s president and chief executive officer. “We believe that by adhering to the principles of the Code, and encouraging our suppliers to do the same, we can improve conditions for workers, increase efficiency and productivity for customers and suppliers and provide cleaner environments for our communities."
The EICC was established in 2004 to improve social, economic, and environmental conditions in the global electronic supply chain through use of a standardized code of conduct. The EICC was incorporated in 2007 as an association to ensure greater awareness of the code, and to expand its adoption across the industry. The EICC includes over 40 global electronics companies. For more information or to view the EICC code of conduct, see www.eicc.info.
Amkor is a leading provider of semiconductor assembly and test services to semiconductor companies and electronics OEMs. More information on Amkor is available from the company's SEC filings and on Amkor's website: www.amkor.com
Amkor Technology, Inc., Chandler
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