Industry Group: Semiconductors
Country/Region: United States of America
Qualcomm develops and licenses wireless technology and designs chips for smartphones. The company's key patents revolve around CDMA and OFDMA technologies, which are standards in wireless communications that are the backbone of all 3G and 4G networks. The firm is a leader in 5G network technology as well. Qualcomm's IP is licensed by virtually all wireless device makers. The firm is also the world's largest wireless chip vendor, supplying nearly every premier handset maker with leading-edge processors. Qualcomm also sells RF-front end modules into smartphones and chips into automotive and Internet of Things markets.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Semiconductors 15 out of 312
Global Universe 2003 out of 14667
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QUALCOMM, Inc.'s Exposure is Medium
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QUALCOMM, Inc.'s Management of ESG Material Risk is Strong
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