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United Microelectronics announces resource and energy improvement goals

United Microelectronics announced the three-year plan to improve resource and energy productivity and to reduce greenhouse emission. UMC's plan consists of 4 reduction aspects: electricity use, water, waste, and carbon. The goals are to achieve reductions of 3% electricity consumption, 6% water consumption and 9% waste generation by 2015, while also surpassing World Semiconductor Council's PFC reduction target by 2020.