Page 2 - 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report Highlights
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   Letter from
the CSR Committee Chairperson
Awards & Recognition
FTSE4Good Emerging Index component FTSE4Good TIP Taiwan ESG Index component
Dow Jones Sustainability World Index component for the 18th consecutive year
2025 Goals
 Taking a
 Sustainable Path
Rated an ESG "Leader" within the Semiconductor Industry
MSCI ACWI ESG Leaders Index component
   As the world's largest dedicated semiconductor foundry, TSMC accelerates the flow of innovation in IC design and product applications with a pioneering business model. We have enabled a world where semiconductors are ubiquitous and brought epoch changes over the past 31 years to the way we live, work, and play.
Facing the challenges of an increasingly difficult environment, TSMC believes in and supports the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee, has completed a thorough survey of
the ways that the SDGs align with TSMC's operations and encourages employees to collaboratively consider how to incorporate sustainability into their daily work. We hope that corporate social responsibility can help drive our company's team spirit and build a challenging and fun workplace. We support our colleagues’ efforts to continue learning and innovating.
Looking to the future, TSMC will provide the most advanced and comprehensive semiconductor solutions, uphold a responsible business philosophy, collaborate with both upstream and downstream partners to foster sustainable development, and make progress on the dimensions of economy, environment, and society. TSMC aspires to be an uplifting force for the common good of society.
Lora Ho Senior Vice President and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee Chairperson
Promote industrial waste reduction
☉ Goal: Reduce outsourced waste treatment per unit wafer to approximately 0.30 kg / 8-inch wafer equivalent mask layer
Promote a closed loop fab economy
☉ Goal: Develop electronic-grade materials recycling mechanisms with suppliers
Implement climate change strategies
☉ Goal: Reduce 2010 GHG emission per unit of production by 18%
☉ Goal: Zero days of manufacturing operations halted by natural disasters
Strengthen supply chain climate change resilience
☉ Goal: Organize supplier emergency response drills for a total of 200 suppliers beginning in 2016
Develop energy-efficient manufacturing
☉ Goal: Reduce 2010 power consumption per unit product (kWh / 8-inch wafer equivalent per mask layer) by 12%
Develop energy-efficient equipment and promote
energy conservation measures with suppliers
☉ Goal: Implement new energy conservation measures that save a cumulative 2,800GWh of electricity
☉ Goal: Help 30 suppliers implement factory energy conservation measures that reduce cumulative electricity consumption by 2%, beginning in 2018
Improve wastewater quality
☉ Goal: Improve wastewater quality with stricter than mandated standards
Increase urban recycled water use
☉ Goal: Replace up to 50,000 metric tons of tap water per day with recycled water
Replace PFOA-related substances
☉ Goal: 100% compliance with hazardous waste regulations and customer requirements

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