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United Nation Global Compact Comparison Table

Category10 PrinciplesReport Contents or ExplanationPage
Human Rights
Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights
TSMC supports and respects the protection of international human rights. Please refer to 'An Admired Employer: Human Rights' of this report and “TSMC Human Rights Policy” for more details.
156
Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
As a member of Responsible Business Alliance (RBA, the previous EICC), TSMC supports the “responsible sourcing” practice advocated by the RBA and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI). Please refer to 'A Responsible Purchaser: Improving Sustainability Risk Management & Responsible Minerals Sourcing' in this report for more details.
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Labor
Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
TSMC upholds the freedom of association and regularly host and expand labor management meetings. Please refer to 'An Admired Employer: Human Rights' of this report and “TSMC Human Rights Policy” for more details.
156
The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor
'Eliminate forced labor' is one of guiding principles of “TSMC Human Rights Policy”. Please refer to 'An Admired Employer: Human Rights' of this report and “TSMC Human Rights Policy” for more details.
156
The effective abolition of child labor
'Abolish child labor' is one of guiding principles of “TSMC Human Rights Policy”. Please refer to 'An Admired Employer: Human Rights' of this report and “TSMC Human Rights Policy” for more details.
156
The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
'Eliminate unlawful discrimination to ensure equal employment opportunity' is one of guiding principles of 'TSMC Human Rights Policy'. Please refer to 'An Admired Employer: Human Rights' of this report and “TSMC Human Rights Policy” for more details.
156
Environment
Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges
'Establish environmental management system, formulate objectives and targets for continuous improvement of environmental protection, continue promoting green fab, green manufacturing, and green supply chain, manage environmental risks, and march toward net-zero emissions' is one of TSMC environmental protection strategies. Please refer to 'TSMC Environmental Policy' and 'A Practitioner of Green Power' in this report.
92
Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
'Communicating and collaborating with stakeholders to reduce environmental impact of product life cycle including R&D, raw material, transportation and logistics, production, packaging, and products and services' is one of TSMC environmental protection strategies. Please refer to 'TSMC Environmental Policy' and 'A Practitioner of Green Power' in this report.
92
Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
'Adopting environmentally-friendly actions, enhancing performance of energy and resource consumption, waste management, circular economy, pollution control and biodiversity, as well as proactively collaborating with customers, suppliers / contractors to build up a green supply chain for the semiconductor industry from design, manufacturing to products and services.' Please refer to 'TSMC Environmental Policy', 'A Practitioner of Green Power' in this report.
92
Anti-Corruption
Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery
Please refer to 'Ethics and Regulatory Compliance' in this report.Please also refer to 2022 TSMC Annual Report: '3.5 Code of Ethics and Business Conduct' and '3.6 Regulatory Compliance'.
208