Intel: CSR & Sustainability News

Intel Corporation is an American multinational semiconductor chip maker corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States and the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue.

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Is Novo Nordisk Really the Most Sustainable Company in the World?

Last week Novo Nordisk, the Danish pharmaceutical firm was ranked number one on the Global 100, a leading sustainability ranking. How do you…
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Conflicted Rare Earth Minerals Prices to Decline

Global demand for rare earth minerals will increase over seven percent a year, but now various reports suggest that prices for these materials…
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Intel Continues Decade-Long CSR Reporting Run

Last week Intel, the world’s largest semiconductor maker by revenue, released its annual CSR report, a task it has completed faithfully since 2001.

Intel Generated 27% More Chemical Waste in 2010 than 2009

Last week Intel released its tenth annual CSR report, 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report. While earlier this year we reported on Intel’s large purchase…
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Intel Secures LEED Silver, Bets on Algae

Intel is the first semiconductor or industrial technology company to achieve a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S.…
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Why Lebron James’ Latest Cause Marketing Campaign is a Bust

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Apple and Intel Cease Use of Conflict Minerals

Intel and Apple have stopped purchasing minerals from central Africa, which has transformed a voluntary program to what the president of an exporter…
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When Public Exposure Forces Change, How Sincere is the Transformation?

Recently, Fast Company reported Kimberly Clark’s change of heart concerning its sustainability practices after an aggressive and protracted Greenpeace campaign to expose their…
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How to Put Sustainability in Any Corporate Job: New Guide Shares Stories from the Field

We’ve enjoyed a close relationship with Net Impact over the years and are excited to help them present their new career guide: Corporate…
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Intel Purchases 2.5B Renewable Energy Credits

In the past decade, Intel has taken huge strides toward not only generating renewable energy, but conserving energy in its business and purchasing…
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HBR Spotlights Smart Philanthropy

There has been a lot of discussion about the difference between philanthropy and corporate social responsibility. The line between the two can be…
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Don’t Get Lost in Translation: Building CSR Value from Every Department

By Jennifer Chin While we finally have reached a point when terms like CSR, triple bottom line, and GHG emissions don’t spin heads…
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How Companies Communicate Sustainability Strategies Online

More and more, company websites are becoming dynamic educational tools that businesses can use to communicate their sustainability strategy to stakeholders. As a…

CSR Reporting: When is Enough, Enough? Views from Intel and Merck

This is the third column in a three-part series on CSR Reporting. Producing CSR reports requires a substantial investment of time and money. Is…
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CSR Reporting: What Investors Want

Who really reads CSR reports? Do investors really use them?  I heard speakers from Intel, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Merck & Co.,…