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Intel and the Environment

Technology that’s changing the world—and saving the planet.

Conserving the Environment in Which We Innovate

Conserving the Environment in Which We Innovate

Intel believes that technological advancement and environmental sustainability should go hand in hand. This philosophy is evident from our energy-efficient products to the industry initiatives we shape, and the way we responsibly manage our operations.

Innovation is key to a sustainable future for our planet. As one of the world’s leading technology companies, Intel is embracing the challenge of developing energy-efficient products—along with more responsible ways to manufacture them—while reducing emissions in our operations.

Energy-Efficient Products

Energy-Efficient Products

Intel’s newest eco-friendly processors provide industry-leading performance and energy efficiency, and they’re manufactured with a lead-free1 and halogen-free2 process. Learn more >

Intel Open Energy Initiative

Intel Open Energy Initiative

Intel is working on technology to make power generation, distribution, and consumption more intelligent. Intel is working hard with other industry leaders to solve the challenges of interoperability and future flexibility in order to pave the way for smart grid development. Learn more >

Responsible Operations

Responsible Operations

Intel incorporates environmental performance goals throughout our operations, seeking continuous improvement in energy efficiency, emissions reduction, resource conservation, and other areas. Intel strives to minimize the environmental impact of its products—from design through disposal—and seeks innovative ways that technology can help address long-term sustainability challenges. Learn more >

Product and Performance Information

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1. These Intel® 45nm products are manufactured on a lead-free process. Lead is below 1000 PPM per EU RoHS Directive (2002/95/EC, Annex A). Some EU RoHS exemptions for lead may apply to other components used in the product package.

2. Halogen-free applies only to halogenated flame retardants & PVC in components. Halogens are below 900 PPM bromine and 900 PPM chlorine.