Intel gains IC9900 certification

(15 November 2005) - The International Charter today announced that Intel (NYSE: INTC) has successfully completed the IC9900 certification program, and as such as been awarded IC9900 status.

Over the past few months the company's processes, ethical governance and corporate citizenship activities were assessed and measured again the standards associated with IC9900, the company was found to excel in all three aspects.

For over 35 years, Intel Corporation has developed technology enabling the computer and Internet revolution that has changed the world. Founded in 1968 to build semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world's first microprocessor in 1971.

Today, Intel supplies the computing and communications industries with chips, boards, systems, and software building blocks that are the "ingredients" of computers, servers and networking and communications products. These products are used by industry members to create advanced computing and communications systems. Intel's mission is to do a great job for our customers, employees, and stockholders by being the preeminent building block supplier to the worldwide digital economy.