No applicable example of political speech.
Lorie Wigle, Intel’s Director of Eco Technology testified before the Senate Committee on Science, Commerce, and Transportation about the potential of IT solutions to cut GHG emissions, save energy, and a need for standards. The company also submitted comments to the New York Public Utilities Commission on the need for consumer access to information. Either occurence could have scored higher had it addressed a policy priority or contained more specific recommendations.
Intel receives a repetition bonus for three occurrences of political advocacy, including further Congressional testimony and signing on to a letter to President Obama requesting better consumer access to energy information.
Negative Lobby Penalty
Intel receives a penalty for membership of the Corporate Advisory group of Business Europe, which actively opposes the European Union’s proposed greenhouse gas reduction target of 30% by 2020.