SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/19/13 --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the ninth consecutive year. This external recognition validates AMD's long-held commitment to corporate responsibility and its strong social, environmental and economic performance.
"At AMD, we're committed to positively contributing to our customers, key stakeholders, employees and communities through everything we do," said Tim Mohin, director, Corporate Responsibility at AMD. "AMD's dedication to science and technology education, leadership role in working toward eliminating conflict minerals from supply chains, sustained global employee volunteerism effort, and ongoing efforts to continually reduce our carbon footprint at our locations around the world prove that you can be an exceptional corporate citizen while delivering industry-leading solutions. We are extremely proud of our continued recognition by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and are honored to be ranked alongside other leading corporate citizens."
Launched in 1999, the DJSI family of indices tracks the stock performance of the world's leading companies in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria, enabling investors to integrate sustainability into their portfolios. The DJSI also provides an engagement platform that encourages companies to adopt sustainable best practices.
AMD's corporate responsibility efforts include commitments to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education; environmental protection; global volunteerism; governance and ethics; supplier responsibility; stakeholder engagement; transparency and reporting; and product innovation.
In addition to being listed on the DJSI North America, AMD was most recently recognized by the FTSE4Good Index, Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index, MSCI KLD 400 ESG Social Index and Global Challenges Index, among other leading rankings.
AMD's latest corporate responsibility report was verified as fulfilling Application Level "A" requirements by the Global Reporting Initiative. For more information about AMD's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit http://www.amd.com/corporateresponsibility. A summary of the company's corporate responsibility report can be downloaded at: http://www.amd.com/us/Documents/AMD_Summary_Magazine_2012_2013.pdf.
AMD (NYSE: 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.
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Source: Advanced Micro Devices