SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2007 – Intel Corporation is at the top of the Corporate Responsibility Officer (CRO) Magazine’s Best Corporate Citizen list for technology hardware companies. Also, Dave Stangis, director of corporate responsibility, Intel, was named to Ethisphere Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics list.
“Corporate responsibility is in our DNA at Intel. It’s how we conduct our business,” said Dave Stangis, Intel director of corporate responsibility. “We are honored to be recognized by people that make a business of defining benchmarks in CSR. The fact that our values of respecting individuals, communities and the planet are recognized in this way is a testament to the good work of Intel employees worldwide.”
“We saw this exercise as a valuable way to decipher companies’ performance on things like governance and sustainability issues, especially when looking at how they did when measured against the companies they duke it out with in the marketplace,” said CRO Editor-In-Chief Dennis Schaal. Intel shared first place on the list with Cisco. For more about the CRO list, visit www.thecro.com.
In addition, Dave Stangis – Intel CSR director for the past 8 years—was named as one of the most influential people in business ethics by Ethisphere Magazine, a global publication focused on the correlation between ethics and profit. A panel of ethics experts from major universities submitted nominations and ranked individuals who influenced ethical behavior in global business. The 100 most influential individuals were indexed against the following nine categories: business leadership, corporate culture, design and sustainability, government and regulatory, investment and research, legal and governance, media and whistleblowers, non-governmental organizations (NGO), and thought leadership, The complete list of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics is available online at ethisphere.com/influential/.
Intel’s corporate citizenship is reflected in the design of its energy-efficient products, created not only to meet the needs of its customers, but also because they reduce its environmental footprint. At Intel, investing more than $100 million each year in education is a priority not only because it is the key to a better, more capable world, but also because the company recognizes that its future success depends upon informed consumers and an educated workforce. Each of these priorities is combined in one of its key corporate values: “to be an asset to our communities worldwide.” Intel employees contribute thousands of volunteer hours each year through the Intel Involved program in support of local education. To learn more about Intel’s CSR commitment, visit www.intel.com/go/responsibility.