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Texas Instruments rated one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by Ethisphere Institute

    Texas Instruments rated one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by
                             Ethisphere Institute

PR Newswire

DALLAS, March 6, 2013

DALLAS, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated has
again been recognized as one of the world's most ethical companies for 2013 by
the Ethisphere Institute. This is the seventh consecutive year the company has
won a spot on the list.

"This honor is a true reflection of Texas Instruments commitment to doing
what's right and exemplifies the culture and standards we've been building
upon for more than 80 years," said David Solomon, TI Director of Ethics. "We
congratulate the other award recipients and are proud to stand among these
outstanding ethical companies."

The Ethisphere Institute – an organization dedicated to best practices in
corporate responsibility – has published the "World's Most Ethical Companies"
WME rankings for seven years. The "World's Most Ethical Company" designation
is awarded to those companies that have leading ethics and compliance
programs, particularly as compared to their peers.

The group reviewed hundreds of companies from 36 industries and evaluated a
record number of applications using in-depth research and a multi-step
analysis to develop this year's list. The 2013 ranking is the largest list
since the award's inception in 2007.

TI provides a detailed annual report of its ethics and citizenship at
www.ti.com/csr. TI's 2012 report is due to be made public in May. The
comprehensive report is used by a variety of stakeholders to understand TI's
social and environmental performance, as well as associated risks and
opportunities. TI provides updates on its citizenship activities year-round at
www.ti.com/citizenship and includes a printable brochure on "The Values and
Ethics of TI" on its website.

The methodology for the WME ranking includes reviewing codes of ethics,
litigation and regulatory infraction histories; evaluating the investment in
innovation and sustainable business practices; assessing activities designed
to improve corporate citizenship; and studying nominations from senior
executives, industry peers, suppliers and customers.

Read more about the methodology and view the complete list of the 2013 World's
Most Ethical Companies athttp://ethisphere.com/wme. The list will also be
featured in the 2013 Quarter 1 issue of Ethisphere Magazine.

About Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and
manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By
employing the world's brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the
future of technology.TI is helping more than 100,000 customers transform the
future, today. Learn more at www.ti.com.

About Ethisphere Institute:

The research-based Ethisphere^® Institute is a leading international
think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best
practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption
and sustainability. Ethisphere Magazine, which publishes the globally
recognized World's Most Ethical Companies Ranking™, is the quarterly
publication of the Institute. Ethisphere provides the only third-party
verifications of compliance programs and ethical cultures that include: Ethics
Inside^® Certification, Compliance Leader Verification™ and Anti-Corruption
Program Verification. More information on the Ethisphere Institute, including
ranking projects and membership, can be found at http://www.ethisphere.com.

SOURCE Texas Instruments Incorporated

Website: http://www.ti.com
Website: http://www.ethisphere.com
Contact: Gail Chandler, Texas Instruments, +1-214-567-4403, g-chandler1@ti.com
(Please do not publish this number or email address.)
 
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