- AMD (AMD:NYSE) publishes 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report

This year's report covers some major changes for AMD & sets the company's future direction for corporate responsibility
May 6, 2011 8:00 AM ET

 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 6, 2011 - AMD is pleased to present its 16th consecutive corporate responsibility report. This year’s report covers some major changes for AMD and sets the company’s future direction for corporate responsibility.  Some of the 2010 highlights include:

  • Established new strategies to manage corporate responsibility.
  • Expanded AMD Changing the Game to 3,000 kids in 3 countries. This is AMD’s signature educational program that teaches STEM skills through the creation of computer games.
  • Developed a new set of aggressive environmental goals.
  • Conducted a study demonstrating that AMD’s new Accelerated Processing Unit, the E-350 APU (a new technology that combines a microprocessor and graphics processor) has a carbon footprint that is up to 40% less than previous AMD technology generations.
  • Aligned the employee volunteerism program with professional development, branded it AMD Community Corps. and increased the number of employee volunteers by 30 percent in the process.
  • Upped levels of disclosure and transparency, achieving an “A” (self-declared) on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) scale.

These are just a few of the highlights in the 2010 report. Visit AMD’s website and download the report for more details. Also, please contact AMD ( with your comments and input on how the company can improve its programs and reporting going forward.

Not only is this report a window for the company’s valued stakeholders to view its performance, for AMD it is a reflection of its progress. In other words, reporting is a management tool at AMD that helps it to identify the areas of strength and development for its corporate responsibility programs.

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