Lisa Su

CR@AMD

Learn more about the foundational elements of our Corporate Responsibility program.

  • CEO Letter
  • Management Approach
  • Governance
  • Supply Chain
  • Community Affairs
  • Foundation
Visionary Chipset

Core Issues

Corporate responsibility issue prioritization helps us refine our strategic focus and resource allocation, build a foundation for a forward-looking strategy, and communicate effectively with key stakeholders.

  • Human Rights & Labor
  • Role of IT in Society
  • Data Privacy & Security
  • Energy & Climate

Purpose Infographic

We believe that immersive and instinctive computing will transform our lives, and we are inspired by how digital technology has improved our world. From helping students learn to creating innovative new therapies for veterans to mapping the universe we live in — AMD technology powering the systems that are opening new doors to a better world.

  • Case Studies
  • Shared Value
  • Value Chain
People Infographic

We work to ensure that working conditions throughout our supply chain are safe, and that everyone involved in delivering AMD products — from the design lab to the manufacturing line — is treated with dignity and respect.

We nurture an inclusive work environment where employees bring their unique perspectives and passions to work every day.

  • Workforce
  • EHS
  • Talent
  • Diversity & Inclusion
Planet Infographic

We are committed to operations that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and electricity use. We focus on developing energy efficient processors, and our 2020 climate goals are verified by the Science Based Targets initiative.

We contribute to our local communities through the time and talent of our workforce in company-sponsored volunteer events.

  • Environmental impacts
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Progress Against Goals

Summary Data Table

Year-end Data Key performance indicator 2015 2016 2017

Employees

Total number of employees

9,139

8,219

8,904

 

Percentage of female employees

29%

24%1

24%

 

Worldwide injury and illness case rate (per 100 workers)

0.10

0.06

0.05

 

Workforce volunteer hours

8,883

7,280

10,257

Environment

Energy use (gigawatt hours – GWh)

126

124

129

 

CO2 equivalent emissions (metric tons CO2e, scope 1&2)

 45,990

 47,887

45,896

 

Water use (million liters)

141

160

2002

 

Landfill diversion rate

77%

71%3

70

Economic

Total revenue (in millions USD)

$3,991

$4,3194

$5,2534

 

Net loss (in millions USD)

($660)

($497)

$43

 

AMD Foundation giving (USD)5

$13,500

$12,000

$49,400

 

Other cash and in-kind giving (USD)

$117,048

$171,474

$158,716

Supply Chain

Number of Manufacturing Suppliers6

30

29

28

 

Manufacturing suppliers with completed self-assessment questionnaires (SAQ)7

82%

91%

96%

View complete data tables and GRI Standards Index.

External Recognition

While our commitment to being a responsible corporation is not dependent on recognition, it is great validation of our work when external organizations rank us alongside the top sustainable companies. We are proud to be honored with the following recognitions:​

 

recognition awards

Footnotes

Values shown in italics represent corrected or restated figures.

  1. On April 29, 2016, AMD and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics Co., Ltd. (TFME) closed a semiconductor joint venture that gave TFME operational control of AMD’s assembly, test, mark and pack (ATMP) manufacturing facilities in Penang, Malaysia and Suzhou, China, including approximately 1,700 employees and management team members.
  2. 2018 rise in water use due in part to increased data center load and cooling requirements, and site temperatures and irrigation use.
  3. In 2016 there was a one-time disposal of non-operational waste of 966 tons of non-hazardous soil and water from AMD Superfund sites in California. The one-time disposal of non-operational waste is not included in the diversion rate.
  4. http://ir.amd.com/node/27921
  5. AMD Foundation giving was largely suspended in 2013 due to business conditions. We have increased emphasis on donating the time and talents of our employees to continue to support local communities. A modest financial giving plan resumed in 2016.
  6. “Manufacturing suppliers” includes suppliers who contribute materials that directly impact and become a part of AMD products.
  7. The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) provides its members with a risk assessment template that they may use called the Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ)