AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America, marking the company’s 14th consecutive appearance on the list. This recognition exemplifies AMD’s legacy of dedication to and shared responsibility for the betterment of the environment and society.
“This was a great year for corporate responsibility at AMD. Being named to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Index is another proof point that our employees, partners, customers, and stakeholders can take pride in our commitment to and excellence in corporate responsibility. Over the past year we have launched our most energy-efficient APU to date in line with our 25x20 energy efficiency initiative, celebrated the 20th anniversary of our corporate responsibility report, and published findings about APU greenhouse gas emissions to raise awareness about how to reduce the environmental footprint of our technology,” said Tim Mohin, director, Corporate Responsibility at AMD.
AMD’s corporate responsibility efforts include developing low-power, energy efficient products; promoting environmental protection; global volunteerism; governance and ethics; supplier responsibility; stakeholder engagement; transparency and reporting.
First launched in 1999, the DJSI is the first global index to track the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide based on an analysis of financially material economic, environmental, and social factors. The DJSI follows a best-in-class approach, highlighting companies across all industries that outperform their peers in numerous sustainability metrics.
In addition to being recognized by DJSI North America, AMD was recently named among the Top 100 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the third consecutive year.
For more than 45 years, AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies ― the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages.