AMD’s latest Annual Corporate Responsibility Report confirms that the Sunnyvale giant has worked hard, together with its key partners, employees and customers, to address numerous challenges that are key to reduce environmental impact of its business activity, and also in terms of social conscience.
On AMD’s official website we can find the most important data from said report, which reviews AMD’s main actions related to its ESG goals for 2025 and 2030, including topics such as digital impact, environmental sustainabilitysupply chain responsibility and diversity, belonging and inclusion.
These are the most important data that we must get clear from said report:
- Since 2020, approximately 27.8 million people have benefited from AMD’s philanthropic actionsand the actions carried out by its associations, which are committed to STEM education, scientific research and the creation of the workforce of the future through initiatives such as the AMD HPC Fund and AMD Learning Labs.
- amd got a 6.8x improvement in energy efficiency of its processors for servers, high-performance computing and artificial intelligence applications until mid-2022, with a reduction of grade 1 and 2 in greenhouse gas emissions, around 25% between 2020 and 2021.
- AMD powers the world’s fastest and most efficient supercomputer – Frontier supercomputer – as well as 17 of the 20 most efficient supercomputers, including LUMI supercomputer, which uses 100% renewable energy. The nearby city of Kajaani, in Finland, uses the heat generated by Lumi for heating, reducing the city’s carbon emissions by an estimated 12,400 metric tons annually.
- As of 2021, 74% of AMD vendors are powered by renewable energy and have set their own targets public GHG emission reduction targets and 64% of the company’s supplier manufacturing facilities have participated in a Responsible Business Alliance audit.
- 52% of AMD employees have participated in employee resource groups and/or other inclusion initiatives during 2021.
- In 2021, more than 2,800 AMD workers performed more than 9,000 hours of volunteer time through virtual activities or in person.
You can find more information about the Sunnyvale giant’s corporate responsibility goals by following this link.