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Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Index

TopicCodeAccounting MetricCategoryReport Contents or Explanation
Unit202020212022
Greenhouse Gas EmissionsTC-SC-110a.1Gross global Scope 1 emissionsQuantitativemetric tons CO2-e2,004,8412,151,9372,018,789
Total emissions from perfluorinated compoundsmetric tons CO2-e516,864529,337445,191
TC-SC-110a.2Discussion of long-term and short-term strategy or plan to manage Scope 1 emissions, emissions reduction targets, and an analysis of performance against those targetsDiscussion and AnalysisPlease see Climate and Energy: Drive Low-Carbon Manufacturing
Energy Management in ManufacturingTC-SC-130a.1Total energy consumedQuantitativeGigajoules60,908,40069,091,20080,721,822
Percentage grid electricity%95%94%94%
Percentage renewable%7.3%8.7%9.8%
Please see Climate and Energy
Water ManagementTC-SC-140a.1Total water withdrawnQuantitativethousand m377,25782,824104,681
Total water consumed, percentage of each in regions with High or Extremely High Baseline Water Stress%4.0%3.8%3.0%
thousand m372,25577,07497,959
%1.0%0.5%0.4%
Please see Water Management: Manage Water Resource Risk
Waste ManagementTC-SC-150a.1Amount of hazardous waste from manufacturing, percentage recycledQuantitativemetric tons440,714510,700605,727
%98%98%99%
metric tons142,314171,076204,512
Please see Circular Resources
Employee Health & SafetyTC-SC-320a.1Description of efforts to assess, monitor, and reduce exposure of employees to human health hazardsDiscussion and AnalysisPlease see Occupational Safety and Health
TC-SC-320a.2Total amount of monetary losses as a result of legal proceedings associated with employee safety and health violationsQuantitativeThe Company has no significant monetary losses as a result of legal proceedings associated with employee safety and health violations
Recruiting & Managing a Global & Skilled WorkforceTC-SC-330a.1Percentage of employees that are (1) foreign nationals and (2) located offshoreQuantitative%
Please see Talent Attraction and Retention
Product Lifecycle ManagementTC-SC-410a.1Percentage of products by revenue that contain IEC 62474-declarable substancesQuantitative%0.16%0.06%0.02%
TC-SC-410a.2Processor energy efficiency at a system level for: (1) servers, (2) desktops, and (3) laptopsQuantitativeTSMC is working with customers to innovate with new generations of chips and create more energy efficient electronic products. Please see 2022 TSMC Sustainability Report
Materials SourcingTC-SC-440a.1Description of the management of risks associated with the use of critical materialsDiscussion and AnalysisPlease see Sustainable Supply Chain: Improve Sustainability Risk Management
Intellectual Property Protection & Competitive BehaviorTC-SC-520a.1Total monetary losses as a result of legal proceedings associated with anticompetitive behavior regulationsQuantitativePlease see 2022 TSMC Annual Report: 6.3.3 Operational Risks/Risks Associated with Litigious and Non-litigious Matters