FTSE Group (“FTSE”), a leading global index provider and pioneer in responsible investment, has presented Intel with the new Sir Mervyn Pedelty Award at the FTSE4Good ceremony, held at the London Stock Exchange today.
The award is designed to recognise companies which have made the most significant demonstration to environmental and social performance into corporate strategy of their businesses in recent years.
This year, Unilever was awarded the top prize with, Diageo, Go-Ahead and Intel receiving highly commended awards for its approaches to social responsibility and governance. Intel has been included in the FTSE4Good Index since its inception and is the current technology super-sector leader in the FTSE4Good ESG Ratings.
“We are very honoured by this recognition from FTSE4Good” said Christian Morales, Vice President and General Manager Intel Europe, Middle East and Africa. “It will serve as a motivation to continue our work in 2013. We strongly believe that integrating corporate responsibility into our business creates long-term value for Intel, our employees, for society, and for our stockholders.”
Sustainability is in integral part of Intel’s business. We have an ambitious vision for the next decade: Create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on earth. One of the four strategic objectives supporting our vision is to: “Care for our people, care for the planet, and inspire the next generation.” We use a distributed model for managing corporate responsibility, as we believe that embedding responsibility within business groups across the organization is the most effective approach. Since 2008, we have linked a portion of every employee’s variable compensation—from front-line employees to our CEO—to the achievement of environmental sustainability metrics.
Check out the blog post from Intel’s Suzanne Fallender for more insight into Intel's CSR strategy!
The FTSE press release can be obtained here and a photo of the ceremony is attached.
For more information on Intel CSR pls. go to Intel annual CSR report.