Intel released this year's version of its Corporate Responsibility Report today. The publication draws attention to Intel's efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak. On the other hand, the report also includes details of Intel's 10-year plan, which will determine operations by 2030.
The coronavirus outbreak has led many tech giants to take the initiative to combat the outbreak. Intel , the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer, also draws attention to the company's role in combating the epidemic in the 2020 version of its Corporate Responsibility Report (CRR), which it annually publishes.
The report emphasizes that companies need to develop a collaborative approach to tackling the challenges in the world and that the coronavirus outbreak can be a good example. In this context, it is stated that Intel has provided over 60 million dollars to support healthcare professionals and local communities so as to accelerate access to technologies needed to combat the epidemic . Again, within the scope of combating COVID-19, Intel paid 100 million dollars in addition to its employees .
Climate change and workplace participation are among the priorities:
While the 80-page report details the 2030 strategy targeted within the scope of the 10-year plan, it is also aimed to accelerate adaptation to sustainable practices . According to the report, Intel's priorities include climate change and workplace participation and diversity.
Intel; It plans partnerships with health, life sciences, and governments to facilitate technology in production, transportation, and healthcare. These plans; including finding treatment for diseases and improving health care. Intel's latest example on this issue is the Pandemic Intervention Technology Initiative , where COVID-19 applies cloud, artificial intelligence and high-performance technology solutions for diagnosis and treatment .
Aware that their goals are quite high, Intel's corporate responsibility manager Suzanne Fallender noted that they were aware that these plans were extremely ambitious when preparing their 2020 plans about 10 years ago. While Fallender said that the critical importance of collaborating with others with COVID-19 has emerged, they learned this in real time during the epidemic and implemented it in their next steps. The manager also pointed out that Intel has transformed from a computer - centric company into
a data -centric company in the past 10 years .
In this context , Fallender stated that they reduced their carbon emissions by 39% per unit and stated that they also decreased the water use per unit by 38% . He added that they achieved these goals, which represent women and underrepresented minorities at work, 2 years before the calendar .
The company's targets for 2030 include net positive water use, 100% green energy and zero waste in Intel's global manufacturing operations. Company; improving health and safety through technology; making technology fully embracing; aims to achieve carbonless work to combat climate change . You can find the full report here .