As Nelson Mandela says, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Education is the key to eliminating gender inequality, to reducing poverty, to creating a sustainable planet, to preventing needless deaths and illness, and to fostering peace.
Today, we recognize Good Deeds Day (3/29) a day late - a global day that unites people from 108 countries to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet. Since 2007, millions of people from thousands of organizations and businesses join together every year to volunteer and do good.
ON Semiconductor is proud to announce the launch of their newest Affinity Network Group (ANG) for Veteran and Military Employees (VME). The VME’s mission is to recruit, develop and retain military veterans and military family members of all nationalities while providing transitional assistance and increasing community outreach. ON Semiconductor hopes this newest ANG will aid in improvement of current recruiting techniques and create a strong pipeline of individuals with military experience and knowledge.
ON Semiconductor is proud to support and take part in the fourth annual Arizona State University Innovation Open (ASUio) pitch competition. Sponsored by Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, ASUio challenges university-level students to test the limits and pursue innovative solutions to develop hard tech ventures. This event provides students with a platform to showcase their technology ventures while receiving mentorship and funding in return for participation.
On Wednesday, March 11th, ON Semiconductor celebrated the development of its newest department, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). During this inaugural event, the Ethics and CSR team hosted an open house where employees could learn about the goals of the new department, network with other employees, and enjoy snacks and beverages. To kick-off the party, Keith Jackson, CEO, made a welcome speech to the new team and talked to attendees about the focus areas of this new department.
During my global travels, I have heard this question raised several times. Perhaps you may have had this thought or asked a question as to why we have groups focused on our differences. So, I would like to address this and the purpose of Affinity Network Groups (ANGs).
Written by: Candaice Robetoy, ON Semiconductor CSR Intern
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) occupations are not only near and dear to our hearts; they are also expected to rise at least 10% over the next decade. This is hardly shocking news considering they permeate every aspect of our daily lives from medical research and infrastructure improvements to the communication device you’re probably reading this article on. At ON Semiconductor, we are proud of our diverse and robust giving program led by the ON Semiconductor giving program. But even more so, we value and appreciate the eagerness children display when they
Written By: Candaice Robetoy, ON Semiconductor CSR Intern
The GreenBiz Conference, held in Scottsdale, Arizona, claims to be “the premier annual event for sustainable business leaders” and in my opinion, they definitely deliver. It offers 1,500+ attendees three days of engaging break-out sessions, inspiring speakers and a multitude of valuable networking opportunities all the while diverting 100% of materials generated at the conference from landfill! It’s truly remarkable.