Environment

Galaxy Compound Semiconductors Inc. is fully committed to protecting the environment in which we live and work. This policy is intended to ensure that the company operates in an environmentally responsible manner with the aim of continuously improving our performance, by reducing the environmental impact of our operations, and compliance with all relevant environment legislation.

Galaxy Compound Semiconductors Inc. will:

  • Ensure all of our operations are safe for our employees, customers, and the environment.
  • Reduce or prevent the environmental impact of our operations and our products and packaging in their manufacture, distribution, use, and disposal.
  • Meet or exceed the requirements of all relevant regional environmental laws and regulations and ensure that no wastes are discharged to the environment unless in compliance with legal requirements, and emissions are monitored to ensure such compliance.
  • Initiate more sustainable methods of waste disposal through the promotion of recycling.
  • Employ the best available techniques for the treatment of our gaseous waste.
  • Promote the efficient use of energy in all areas.
  • Minimize the use of raw materials wherever practical.
  • Continually assess our environmental technology and programs and monitor progress toward environmental goals, with the specific target of implementing an Environmental Management System that meets the requirement of ISO14001.
  • Have operating policies, programs, and resources in place to implement our environmental policy.
  • Adopt best practice in the handling, storage, use and disposal of all chemicals that we use.
  • Integrate safety, health, and environment considerations into business planning and decision-making.
  • Promote pollution prevention to conserve raw materials and manage our wastes responsibly.
  • Increase shareholder value through excellence in safety, health, and the environment.
  • Ensure that contractors working on Galaxy Compund Semiconductor, Inc.'s premises adhere to the company's environmental standards, including management of waste, and encourage our suppliers and contractors to adopt similar environmental commitments.

ISO Certification

Galaxy Compound Semiconductors, Inc. is working towards establishing the international standard for Environmental Management Systems: ISO14001 and expects to fully implement the standard in early 2013.

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