made daily by policymakers – at the federal, state, local
level and international level – can often shape the way we
do business and affect our ability to grow. We have an obligation
to our shareholders, employees and customers to advocate for
responsible, government policies that help us achieve our
business goals and promote and protect TI's interests.
TI promotes expanded trade opportunities, improved work force
and education policies, sound tax, environmental policies,
fair and non-discriminatory treatment of our products, enhanced
funding for research and development, or improved intellectual
property protection, we seek to work in a constructive manner
to articulate our point of view. Our government relations
team with employees in the United States, Europe, China and
India focus on promoting policies that facilitate growth or
do not unfairly disadvantage our company and stakeholders.
Key U.S. public policy priorities
policy objectives are carefully aligned with the company's
strategic business priorities to help ensure the company's
continued growth and profitability.