June 2006 - Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) landed the No. 3 spot on Business Ethics Magazine's annual survey of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens." The magazine develops its numerical ratings based on a statistical analysis of eight measures of service: stockholders, community, governance, diversity, employees, environment, human rights, and product.
AMD scored high for its environmental efforts, with the magazine noting that the company appears on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's national list of the "Top 25" green power purchasers. The magazine mentions that three other companies among the 100 Best Corporate Citizens also made the EPA's list: Johnson & Johnson (No. 12), Starbucks (No. 17), and Whole Foods Market (No. 47).
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