Outstanding Achievement in Corporate Responsibility Earns AMD Recognition on Magazine's 2013 100 Best Corporate Citizens List
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/13 --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) has been named by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine to its list of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens." CR Magazine compiles this list to encourage greater corporate accountability and responsibility and to showcase companies who are on the forefront of best-in-class corporate citizenship reporting.
"AMD is honored to be recognized among leading organizations for its commitment to corporate responsibility -- a commitment integrated into our daily business practices around the world," said Tim Mohin, director, Corporate Responsibility at AMD. "This recognition is a testament to AMD's unwavering commitment to people and the planet, a commitment that, adds value for our customers, employees, stakeholders and in the communities where we live and work."
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, now in its 14th year, ranks companies in seven categories: climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, philanthropy, governance and human rights. AMD ranked highest in the areas of corporate governance (ranked first), environment (ranked fifth), and philanthropy (ranked 19th). More information on AMD's latest corporate responsibility programs, progresses and plans can be found at www.amd.com.
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Source: Advanced Micro Devices