This week, Intel’s global environmental director, Todd Brady, testified at a Senate hearing on corporate environmental responsibility and innovation. As the largest private sector employer in New Mexico and a company that believes that technological advancement and environmental sustainability go hand in hand, we were honored to be invited by Senator Udall to be a part of this discussion.
Todd shared Intel’s efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of our operations and make our products more energy efficient. Intel technology will enable the billion personal computers (PCs) and servers installed between 2007 and 2014 to consume half the energy and deliver 17X the computing capacity of the first billion computers! But he argued that perhaps the most compelling opportunity to align our business strategies with sustainability is the use of Intel technology to solve the world’s environmental challenges. For example, technology products are making buildings, transportation and our electric grids “smarter” and more energy efficient.
Intel and Environment: Conserving the Environment in Which We Innovate: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/corporate-responsibility/intel-and-the-environment.html
We appreciated the leadership of Senators Alexander and Udall and hope, as they do, that this discussion will be a catalyst for action.