Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Roos Instruments, the premier supplier of High Speed RF and Microwave
ATE systems, has helped industry leaders like Analog Devices and Freescale
produce highly complex RF and microwave products. Committed to using
green power to protect the environment, Roos Instruments purchases renewable energy
for our 100% of our electricity consumption in Santa Clara.
"We believe it
is important to protect our environment and using green power is a way
for our company to act on that belief. Green power is good for our
environment and good for our business," commented Catherine
Rossi-Roos, COO, Roos Instruments, Inc.
As part of this effort, in 2010 we joined EICC (Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition) that gives high level
standards regarding working conditions, ethics of business and a safe and healthy place for employees. Roos Instruments
supports EICC Code of Conduct and seeks to conform to the Code and its implementation methods across the company.
For more information, visit the EICC code of conduct.
Employees are trained and engaged directly in regular self-audits relating to topics including energy conservation, reuse and recycle programs, and compliance with all laws, regulations, and contract obligations.
2011 Energy Innovation Awards
Roos Instruments accepts the "Environmental Innovator" award at at the 2011 Silicon Valley Energy Summit. "The Environmental Innovator award is given for comprehensive efforts to support energy efficiency and renewable energy" according to Silicon Valley Power. RI is honored to be recognized for our "all in" commitment to environmental stewardship of our planet and leadership role the industry's efforts to reduce any negative impact on the environment we create. Please read about the awards and fill out our "Green" Partner Program Sign Up Form to be recognized.
EPA Green Power Partnership
Roos Instruments, Inc. is proud to purchase 100% Green Power from Silicon Valley Power and 3 Degrees and we hope that our customers and vendors will do the same. We believe it is important to protect our environment and using green power is a way for our company to act on that belief. Green power is good for our environment and good for our business.
Santa Clara Green Power Product Content:5% Solar, 95% Wind in 2010
Goals and Accomplishments
Use 100% renewable electricity. *Since 2005
eWaste Recycling - monitors, batteries, etc... *Since 2004
Reduce Travel with Telecommuting and Virtual/Web Conferencing *Since 2004
Compliance reports are available by request.
Since 2010, RI has participated in Earth Hour by switching OFF our lights for an hour on March 26th at 8:30pm. If you are our customer, vendor, or partner, please join our partner program (below) and let us know what else you will be doing for the rest of the year to be green.
Supply Chain Partners
All the companies listed below have a published Corporate Responsibility program.
Starting in 2010, our signifigant customers and suppliers are asked to develop a Corporate Responsiblity program.
Participating supply chain partners (vendors and customers) should fill out
our "Green" Partner Program Sign Up Form
to be included in the list below.
- Analog Devices
- Avnet Electronics Marketing
- Everett Charles Technologies (an Xcerra company)
- Huber + Suhner, Inc.
- Insight Electronics, LCC.
- Johnstech Int. Corp.
- Linear Technology
- Norden Millimeter
- Samtec, Inc.
- Tensolite (Carlisle)
- Wells Fargo
- Agilent Technologies
- Brothers Int'l Inc.
- E-Z Hook
- Hunter Technology Corporation
- Joy Signal Technology
- Marki Microwave
- Mini-Circuits, Inc.
- Richardson RFPD, Inc.
- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.