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14 Mar 2024

u-blox takes an important step forward and publishes its Sustainability Report for 2023 in accordance with the GRI Standards

Thalwil, Switzerland –14 March 2024 – u-blox (SIX:UBXN), a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies and services, has taken an important step forward on its sustainability program and published today its 2023 Sustainability Report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards.

Sustainability is an integral part of u-blox strategy. Reporting in accordance with GRI Standards is an important step for u-blox as it helps to efficiently inform about u-blox’s sustainability activities and approach to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activities.

Based on a materiality assessment, u-blox has identified a roadmap to reach its targets based on five focus areas:

•    Business Ethics, Privacy, and Data Security
•    People and Communities
•    Environmental Responsibility
•    Responsible Supply Chain
•    u-blox Innovations

u-blox has set specific environmental, social, and governance short, medium, and long-term targets based on measurable performance indicators for each pillar.

u-blox estimates that its technologies positively impact 13 out of 17 UN SDGs. The company added a new pillar and target to its sustainability strategy in 2023 to shape the social and environmental impact of its innovations. Consequently, u-blox has set a target to assess their product portfolio of modules and chips for their contribution to the SDGs by the end of 2025.

Stephan Zizala, Chief Executive Officer of u-blox, commented: “Sustainability is an integral part of our strategy, and applications contributing to sustainability are major growth drivers for u-blox. We are fortunate to be able to create solutions that make the world a better place. The u-blox Sustainability Report for 2023 shows our contribution and our measurable targets for a more sustainable future.”

The u-blox Sustainability Report for 2023 is accessible online here.

u-blox (SIX:UBXN) provides semiconductor chips, modules, and IoT services that reliably locate and connect every thing. Our cutting-edge solutions drive innovation for the car of the future and the Internet of Things. Headquartered in Thalwil (Zurich), Switzerland, we have a global presence of 1,400 experts who enable our customers to build solutions for a precise, smart, and sustainable future.

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