Sustainability
Sustainability Vision and Goal

Sustainability Vision and Goal

  1. Implement corporate governance

Following the vision and mission of ESG policies, the Company has established a team in the Finance Department as its part-time unit to promote sustainable development since 2015 and changed the name of the unit into "Pan Asia Sustainable Development Promotion Team" in 2023. It is the highest level’s sustainable development decision-making center in the Company, with the chairman as the convener and the sustainable development team acts as the cross departmental communication platform for up and down integration and horizontal connection. It is responsible for regularly discussing relevant issues with the personnel designated by each unit for sustainable development, identifying sustainable issues related to the Company's operation and with concerns of stakeholders through meetings, formulating corresponding strategies and work policies and preparing a sustainability report and submitting it to the Board of Directors (at least once a year). The Board of Directors urges the team to make adjustments when necessary.

  1. Fostering a Sustainable Environment

(1) Replace paper sign-off with electronic sign-off and actively promote paperless forms.

(2) The company in accordance with its industrial characteristics to establish a suitable environmental management system situation

  1. Once a quarter on-site facilities volatile organic escape for regular plant-wide testing.
  2. Once a year for on-site facilities and pollution source discharges to carry out regular testing and monitoring of pollution emissions.
  3. Plant-wide set up 38 sets of environmental pollutant concentration monitoring management system, to predict the state of environmental pollution in the workplace, real-time response.
  4. More than once a month more than regular clean-up of waste in the plant and to qualified treatment manufacturers for proper disposal to avoid pollution of the environment.
  5. The quality concentration test of the field working environment is carried out twice a year.

(3) Environmental management dedicated units, for the company's management department and factory work safety classes.

(4) In response to regional environmental changes and in line with the policies of the competent authorities to implement on-site operation pollution emission control.

Set the temperature management strategy for indoor air-conditioning to avoid unnecessary waste of electricity.
In line with the policies of the competent authorities, gradually carry out greenhouse gas inventory operations in the plant area, energy conservation and carbon reduction activities.
Depending on the four-hour order, use automatic detection equipment to adjust the use time of subsidized lights in the factory area.

  1. Preserving Public Welfare

(1) The company abides by relevant labor laws and regulations, protects the legitimate rights and interests of employees, and manages employees in a two-way way.

(2) The company provides a safe and healthy working environment for employees and regularly implements safety and health education for employees:

  1. Comprehensive safety inspection and testing are carried out on a regular basis each year for hazardous machinery and equipment in the row.
  2. Set rules for the use of work safety and safety protective equipment to enable the correct wearing of labor protective equipment, protect the safety of employees, and regularly implement work safety education and training for employees.
  3. Regular health check-ups for workers once a year.

(3) The Company's business management activities and decisions, can be obtained from the internal website information or expression of views. At the same time, regular meetings are held to enable both employers and employees to communicate directly and effectively.

(4) The company set the customer complaint handling operation methods, and has a smooth consumer complaints channels and improve after-sales service.

(5) The Company will pay attention to suppliers to provide energy-saving and carbon-reducing products to enhance corporate social responsibility.

(6) Annual rebates to communities near the plant can be found in social engagement information.

  1. Strengthen information disclosure

On the Company's website, we disclose our contributions to the community and our participation in activities.

 

  1. The Company implement the risk assessment of environmental, social, and corporate governance issues related to corporate operation and establish relevant risk management policies or strategies based on the principle of materiality

1.  The disclosed information covers the sustainable development performance of the Company from January 2022 to December 2022. The risk assessment boundary is mainly within the Company, including Kaohsiung factory.

2.  We conduct analysis according to the materiality principle of the sustainability report, communicate with internal and external stakeholders, and review and integrate the assessment data from various departments to assess material ESG issues and put forth strategies corresponding to relevant risks.

3.  Relevant risk management policies or strategies formulated based on the assessed risks are as follows:

 

Material issues

Risk assessment items

Description

Environment

Environmental impact and management

  1. The Company effectively reduces pollution emissions and impacts on the environment through the implementation of process safety management and standardized management cycle..
  2. Adopt pollution prevention and control measures, install a continuous monitoring system, test operating values, and strive to reduce the harm of air pollution to the environment.
  3. Test water quality of wastewater discharge in real time to ensure that the quality of discharge conforms to the regulations of the competent authority.
  4. Properly handle waste classification and management, recycle or recuse valuable waste through internal communication and visits to recycling companies, and move toward low emissions.
  5. Entrust qualified cleaning and processing companies to clear, transport, and dispose of waste with no reuse value and list them for reporting and tracking.
  6. Formulate an annual internal audit plan for the Company’s compliance with various relevant environmental laws and regulations and audit the compliance of each operating process.

Society

Occupational safety

  1. In 2022, two occupational injury accidents occurred against employees and one accident was ruled by a competent authority as violating relevant labor laws and regulations.
  2. The plant has completed the verification of the ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System.
  3. Fire exercises and industrial safety education and training are held regularly to cultivate employees’ emergency response and safety self-management capabilities.

Product safety

  1. We attach great importance to customer health and safety in all stages from raw material procurement to product sales, continue to improve production processes, and strive to produce non-toxic, eco-friendly, and green energy products in alignment with market trends and downstream customers’ needs.
  2. The specifications, performance, and usage precautions of the products produced and sold are listed in the specification properties table and the safety data sheet (SDS), so that customers can understand the methods of using products safely, and a consultation line is provided to help customers obtain the information they need. All product labeling is 100% in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Corporate governance

Socioeconomic and compliance

 Ensure that all of the Company’s personnel and operations truly comply with the relevant laws and regulations  through the governance of the organization and the implementation of the internal control mechanism.

Strengthening of directors’ competencies

  1. Plan relevant training topics for directors and provide them with the latest regulations, system development, and policies every year.
  2. Purchase directors’ liability insurance to protect them from litigation or claims for damages.

Stakeholder engagement

  1. To prevent misunderstandings and risks of business operations or lawsuits due to stakeholders’ different positions from the Company’s, the Company identifies important stakeholders and their important issues of concern every year.
  2. Provide communication channels to reduce conflicts and misunderstanding. Set up an investor section on the website and have the spokesperson or dedicated personnel to handle and respond to any relevant matters.

 

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