CSR

Fulfillment of Social Responsibility

Item Implementation Status Implementation Status Difference from Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice Principles for TWSE/GTSM Listed Companies and reasons
Yes No Description
Does the company conducts risk assessments on environmental, social and corporate governance issues related to the company's operations in accordance with the materiality principle, and formulates relevant risk management policies or strategies? v The Company utilizes multiple channels to communicate with stakeholders, and consolidates key areas of interest from various sources. A preliminary selection of key issues is identified based on sustainability, importance, completeness and stakeholder acceptance; the Company’s CSR Committee assessment team then applies AA1000 Materiality Test to further divide into two main categories, “Degree of impact on the organization”, and “Stakeholder degree of concern”. Finally, the results are organized into an array. For more information, please see the Company’s Annual CSR Report. No Difference
Does the Company set up exclusively (or concurrently) dedicated units to promote corporate social responsibility, and authorize high level managers to handle and report to the Board of Directors? v In 2007, The Company set up the FGSC Committee. The Committee chairman is a vice president. Given its importance to the Company, we set up three groups which are headed by three executive managers, who serve as vice chairmen of the committee. The director-general is in charge of the daily operation of the Committee. We currently have 6 full-time officers in charge of CSR promotion and supervision of specific affairs. Each Business Group of the Company has set up a CSR branch; there are more than 400 part-time officers in charge of the CSR affairs of the Business Groups. At the end of each year is an annual CSR meeting to formulate CSR work plans and goals for the coming year. After being approved by the Director General to start promoting, regular internal audits of each plant’s annual CSR are carried out, to ensure that the plants are in line with the relevant CSR policies of the Company. Each Business Group also periodically reviews the operation of branch performance and reports to the Committee with issues concerning stakeholders for the year. Then the relevant written materials are compiled to produce an annual CSR report, which is submitted to the CSR chairman and Board of Directors. No Difference
Environment Issues Does the company establish proper environmental management systems based on the characteristics of their industries? v In response to the international trend and customer requirements, the Company gradually established environment management systems for its business units, and passed the certification of ISO 14001: 2015 (received 2018/09/15, and valid through 2021/09/14). No Difference
Does the company endeavor to utilize all resources more efficiently and use renewable materials which have low impact on the environment? v The Company actively advocates water recycling, and adopts some renewable/biodegradable raw materials to effectively reduce the impact of production and manufacturing on the environment.
Does the company assess the potential risks and opportunities of climate change on its present and future operation, and take measures to respond to climate-related issues? v Since 2020, the Company have referenced usage of Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework to conduct risk and opportunity assessments to suggest corresponding strategies.
Does the company conduct assessment on greenhouse gas, water consumption and waste for the last two years, and establish company strategies for energy conservation and carbon reduction, greenhouse gas reduction, water saving and waste management? v Since 2010, the Company have actively participated in the Carbon Disclosure Program (CDP), and have closely monitored the greenhouse gas emissions of direct emissions (Scope 1) and indirect emissions (Scope 2) according to the “Green House Gas Protocol Initiative” (announced by World Business Council for Sustainable Development WBCSD, and World Resources Institute, WRI). The company have examined the carbon dioxide emission since 2008. Some parts of our plant have passed the inspection and received certificate. In 2018, indirect carbon dioxide emission (Scope 2) was 7.54 million tons; water usage was 100.63 million tons, hazardous waste was 78,522 tons. For 2019, indirect carbon dioxide emission (Scope 2) was 8.12 million tons; water usage was 99.53 million tons, hazardous waste was 81,774 tons. Plan to reduce 24% carbon intensity (per NT$10,000 value), reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 1.5 million tons, 22% in energy savings, reducing power usage by 1.72 billion kwh, which translates to NT$5.42 billion in savings.
Social Issues Does the company formulate appropriate management policies and procedures according to relevant regulations and the International Bill of Human Rights? v The Company has set employees codes of conduct in accordance with labor laws and related personnel regulations, to protect the legitimate rights and interests of employees. As a member of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), the Company references: RBA policies, Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), International Labour Organization (ILO), to formulate the “Foxconn Principle of Social and Environmentally Responsible Code of Conduct”, and discloses policies that protect labor and human rights. According to the Principle and relevant labor policies, the Company will identify high social, environmental, and moral hazard factories every year, and conduct social, environmental, moral on-site audits. No Difference
Does the company formulate and implement reasonable employee benefits measures (including remuneration, vacation and other benefits, etc.), and appropriately reflect operating performance or results in employee compensation? v According to the Article 28 of the Company’s “Articles of Incorporation” adopted by the Board, 5%-7% of the Company profit shall be set aside for employee remuneration. The Company has set performance bonuses, employee compensation and other rewards systems. The Company’s operating profit is distributed to employees in accordance with employee performance, in order that the employees and the Company may grow together. In addition, the Company has set a code of employee ethics, employee self- discipline, performance evaluation and reward system, leading employees to behavior in line with the Company’s corporate social responsibility policy.
Does the company provide a healthy and safe working environment and organize training on health and safety for its employees on a regular basis? v The Company has formulated the safety and health policy and promised to achieve the goal of zero injury, zero occupational disease and zero accident so as to create a best working environment for all employees.
The Company updated Health and Safety Management System in 2019, and have received SGS Certifications ISO45001 and CNS45001.
The Company regularly hosts health promotion training during training for new recruits. For the 2019 health promotion training, a total of 40 sessions were held this year, totaling 20 hours, and a total of 40 sessions of labor health education training, totaling 60 hours.
Does the company provide its employees with career development and training sessions? v The Company’s Career Development unit is tasked with the planning and implementation of the Career Development Program.
Does the company comply with relevant regulations and international standards on the health and safety of customers, customer privacy, marketing and labeling of products and services, and formulates relevant policies and procedures to protect consumer rights and handling complaints? v The Company complies with relevant regulations and international standards on the health and safety of customers, protection of customer privacy and rights for complaint.
Does the company formulated and implement supplier management policy, requiring suppliers to follow relevant regulations on issues such as environmental protection, occupational safety and health, or labor rights? v The Company has established supplier management policies. Requiring suppliers to adhere to environmental, occupational health and safety, and labor rights guidelines, and supervises and audits accordingly
Does the company compile corporate social responsibility reports or reports that disclose the company's non-financial information based on international CSR compiling standard or guidelines? Does the report accredited from accreditation agency or third-party verification organization? v The Company CSR Report is compiled according to “Sustainability Reporting Guidelines” of The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), with the previous report receiving confirmed third-party accreditation. No Difference
If the Company makes its own corporate social responsibilities principles according to the Rules of Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice Principles for TWSE/GTSM-Listed Companies, please state the differences: No difference
Any other important information that helps to understand the conduct of corporate social responsibility: Adopted new processing system to enhance the capacity to recover wastes and sewage. The new system has been installed and put into operation in some areas in the plant. Based on the respect to employees, the Company emphasizes that it does not hire child labor, does not force employees to work overtime. Managers are prohibited to discriminate or harass against employees. All these measures are all announce officially. The company has Health and Safety Department, examining the facilities, providing training to employees on industrial safety and health and conduct performance review on a regular basis. The company has a supplier management department, providing audit and trainings on corporate social responsibilities to suppliers. The Company participate in the events relating to development of society, charity groups and domestic governments via donations:
  • Donated NT$144,865,671 to the Hope Elementary School for academic counseling.
  • Sponsored a total NT$34,780,000 for scholarship programs for Foxconn Education Foundation, individual scholarships and Hon Hai Agri-Tech Disrupt prizes.
  • Sponsored NT$6,000,000 to the Kaohsiung City Table Tennis Association - Player Training Program.
  • Sponsored NT$2,000,000 to After-School Training Plan at Boyo Social Welfare Foundation.
  • Donated NT$14,058,252 to NPOs and NGOs.
  • Donated NT$5,000,000 to the Agriculture Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government.
  • Donated NT$5,178,299 to the Municipal Banqiao Elementary School for smart-classroom and infrastructure.
  • Donated 30,987 AI textbooks to high school, vocational college, university teachers and students.
  • Jointly with Taiwan Blood Services Foundation (Taipei), the Company hosted a blood donation event and contributed 232,500ml to the blood bank, with 568 people in attendance.
Other information regarding “Corporate Responsibility Report” which is verified by certifying bodies: The Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report certified AA1000 by the Bureau Veritas.
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