SUNNYVALE, CA, Apr 16 (Marketwired) --
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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