SHANGHAI, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SMIC is pleased to announce that it has been selected again as a constituent member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Benchmark Index. This is the third consecutive year SMIC has been selected as a member of this index since our initial induction in September 2011.
The Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series was created to provide a benchmark for sustainability-focused investment. Companies must demonstrate a high standard of performance in environmental protection, social responsibility and corporate governance in order to be added to the Benchmark Index, which has 69 Hong Kong-listed companies as constituents this year. Index members are reviewed annually for continued inclusion.
SMIC will continue to implement robust governance and compliance systems across all aspects of its operations, and pursue its longstanding commitment to sustainable development, environmental health and safety, and corporate social responsibility.
Please visit SMIC's Corporate Social Responsibility page for more information about how SMIC contributes to sustainable development by fostering trust, caring for employees and communities, and protecting the environment.For more on the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series, please visit the official Hang Seng Indexes website: www.hsi.com.hk About SMIC Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) is one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in mainland China, providing integrated circuit (IC) foundry and technology services at 0.35-micron to 40-nanometer. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, SMIC has a 300mm wafer fabrication facility (fab) and a 200mm mega-fab in Shanghai, a 300mm mega-fab in Beijing, a 200mm fab in Tianjin, and a 200mm fab project under development in Shenzhen. SMIC also has customer service and marketing offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Taiwan, and a representative office in Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.smics.com. Safe Harbor Statements (Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995)