Yazaki North America names Osram Opto Semiconductors green supplier of the year



Leading automotive supplier Yazaki North America named Osram Opto Semiconductors as a Green Supplier of the Year at its annual awards ceremony. Yazaki also recognized Osram Opto Semiconductors as the Best-in-Class Green Supplier for 2012-2013 honoring them with both awards of excellence. Osram was chosen from Yazaki's top 103 suppliers in North and Central America. "Yazaki's Green Supplier of the Year program is another way that we reinforce our commitment to helping create a society capable of sustainable development," said Olga Alavanou, executive vice president, Supply Chain Management for Yazaki. "Working together we can make a difference, and I am pleased to honor Yazaki suppliers whose commitment to the environment is as strong as ours." "At Osram Opto Semiconductors, we follow a responsible, sustainable and careful environmental policy," said Frank Tillner, Chief Operating Officer, Osram Opto Semiconductors. "Our programs to save energy, protect water and avoid chemical waste are improving every daynot only in production, but also within our products. We are honored and gratified to receive this award." Osram was chosen for the award in recognition of its significant contributions to the preservation of the environment through its manufacturing, production, and delivery processes and the fact that it has exceeded other companies in its effort to reduce impact on the environment. Held on June 5, 2013, to honor World Environmental Day, the Yazaki Green Supplier of the Year program was established in 2007 as the benchmark for all Yazaki companies and affiliates throughout North and Central America. Yazaki North America Osram Opto Semiconductors