Demonstrating a legacy of dedication to transparency and shared responsibility for the betterment of the environment and society, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today released its 2014 and 20th anniversary corporate responsibility (CR) report and summary magazine. Since 1995, AMD has continually evolved its responsibility reporting to reflect changes in the scope of CR and increase stakeholder value. Today the company announced another step forward with the launch of a new, CR-focused online hub to provide easy access to frequently updated CR information on areas of shared interest, including labor rights, community engagement, and environmental stewardship.
“It is important to recognize how our commitment to corporate responsibility affects our employees,” said AMD president and CEO Dr. Lisa Su. “AMD employees are motivated by working for a responsible company and designing products that help change the world. Therefore, by helping others, we help ourselves and inspire AMDers to push the boundaries of what is possible.”
- Named a top “100 Best Corporate Citizen”: For the third consecutive year, AMD was named to CR Magazine’s 2015 list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens.
- Made significant progress on 25x20 energy efficiency initiative: The energy-efficiency measurements from our new 6th Generation AMD A-Series processors achieve a 2.4x efficiency increase which is well above the 1.7x pace necessary for the 25x20 Energy-Efficiency goal!
- Exceeded 5-year environmental goals for air, water and waste: At non-manufacturing sites, greenhouse gas emissions declined 24 percent (compared to a 5 percent goal), water use per employee declined 55 percent (compared to a 20 percent goal), and waste diverted from landfills reached 74 percent worldwide (compared to a 70 percent goal).
- Mapped CR focus areas to company value chain: CR engagement exists throughout our value chain from product design to end-of-life recycling.
AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) designs and integrates technology that powers millions of intelligent devices, including personal computers, tablets, game consoles and cloud servers that define the new era of surround computing. AMD solutions enable people everywhere to realize the full potential of their favorite devices and applications to push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information, visit www.amd.com.