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Environmental, Social, and Governance

We are committed to making a positive impact.

We have a responsibility to contribute to a better world. And when we think beyond ourselves, we get better results, advance our industry, and empower progress. To that end, we strive to incorporate ESG into everything we do—from our operations and workplace practices, to how we source our materials and design our products. We believe in order to make a proven impact on the world, you need to have a purpose behind everything you do.

Together, we’re thinking big and moving toward net zero.

As the need to address climate change and slow global warming grows increasingly urgent, we are acting with purpose. Across our organization, we are taking ownership and accountability to reduce our carbon footprints and care for our planet. We’re working with our customers, suppliers, and employees to get there.


We are proud to be listed on the
2022 Dow Jones North America Sustainability Index

ESG at Lam

Our ESG strategy consists of six pillars that reflect areas where Lam can make a significant positive impact. This framework focuses our attention on our most important topics and pressing challenges while helping us deliver value to our stakeholders.

Business and Governance


Operate our business responsibly and sustainably; foster ownership and accountability; set long-term strategy and goals


Learn About Our Corporate Governance >>

Products and Customers


Be a partner of choice for supporting our customers’ ESG goals; design for environment principles



Sustainable Operations


Minimize our environmental impact through investments in energy, water, waste, and greenhouse gas emissions reductions


See how we focus on sustainability >>
Learn more about our EHS Strategy >>

Our Workplace


Build an inclusive, diverse, and engaging workplace while achieving top performance in health and safety


Learn about Our Culture and Benefits >>

Responsible Supply Chain


Ensure an ethical and responsible business ecosystem focused on human rights and the environment


Learn about our global supply chain >>

Our Communities


Be a responsible corporate citizen with programs focusing on transformative learning, resilient communities, and inclusive societies


Learn about Our Communities >>

Environmental, Social, and Governance Report

Lam Research

We believe in transparency and sharing our progress with our stakeholders. Our annual ESG report provides a holistic view of our commitments, strategy, and accomplishments. Read about the 18 goals we’ve set for ourselves.

ESG Performance Summary

EEO-1 Report

CDP Climate Change Submission

CDP Water Security Submission


Caution regarding forward-looking statements


Statements made on our Company webpage that are not of historical fact are forward-looking statements and are subject to the safe harbor provisions created by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements relate to, but are not limited to: our goal to be net zero by 2050, our ESG strategy and related goals, our renewable electricity goals, our continued commitment to business integrity, the strength and effectiveness of our ethics and compliance framework, our environmental footprint, sustainability in our industry, our social impacts, our inclusion and diversity initiatives, and the sustainability of our products and operations. Some factors that may affect these forward-looking statements include: trade regulations, export controls, trade disputes, and other geopolitical tensions may inhibit our ability to sell our products; business, political and/or regulatory conditions in the consumer electronics industry, the semiconductor industry, and the overall economy may deteriorate or change; the actions of our customers and competitors may be inconsistent with our expectations; supply chain cost increases and other inflationary pressures have impacted and are expected to continue to impact our profitability; supply chain disruptions have limited and are expected to limit our ability to meet demand for our products; the severity, magnitude, and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic (and the related governmental, public health, business, and community responses to it), and its impacts on our business, results of operations, and financial condition, are evolving and are highly uncertain and unpredictable; and widespread outbreaks of illness may impact our operations and revenue in affected areas; as well as the other risks and uncertainties that are described in the documents filed or furnished by us with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including specifically the Risk Factors described in our most recent annual report on Form 10-K and our quarterly report on Form 10-Q. These uncertainties and changes could materially affect the forward-looking statements and cause actual results to vary from expectations in a material way. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.