SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/04/15 --
For the third consecutive year, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) was named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which ranks public companies based on outstanding corporate responsibility performance. CR Magazine develops the list to showcase companies who are on the forefront of best-in-class corporate citizenship reporting and encourage greater corporate accountability and responsibility.
"AMD is honored to once again be recognized among leading organizations for our commitment to corporate responsibility," said Tim Mohin, director, Corporate Responsibility at AMD. "Corporate responsibility is a cornerstone of the AMD culture and this recognition is a tribute to the AMD employees around the world who live these values every day."
The 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, now in its 16th year, ranks companies in 7 categories: climate change, employee relations, environment, finance, philanthropy, governance and human rights. The list ranks companies based on the Russell 1000 Index and is governed by a Ratings and Rankings Committee of the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA). The full list of companies is available at www.thecro.com.
AMD ranked highest in the areas of human rights (ranked 35th), environment (ranked 25th) and philanthropy (ranked 35th). More information on AMD's latest corporate responsibility programs, progresses and plans can be found at www.amd.com.
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.
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Source: Advanced Micro Devices