Generated NT$1.3 trillion in output value and 224,000 jobs in Taiwan
100% patent approval rate in the U.S., better than any other top 10 patent holder
Market capitalization (NT$)
Leading the world in 3nm process risk production to empower the next-generation technology products
Driving innovation by investing US$4,465,000,000 in R&D, a 20% increase from 2020
Total compensation and welfare handed out to TSMC employees around the world, a 17% increase from 2020 (NT$)
Invested into social engagement(NT$)
Number of certificates awarded to employees for completing TSMC training programs
Beneficiaries of social engagement programs
Over 6,500 students from top universities and graduate institutes around the world that participated in TSMC's diverse industry-academia cooperation programs
Announced to reach Net Zero Emissions by 2050
98.4% reduction rate of volatile organic gases
Reduced unit water consumption by 14.9% (Base year: 2010)
Number 1 in the global semiconductor industry as well as in Taiwan with the largest LEED-certified building area
Received the highest UL 2799 platinum rating for zero waste to landfill
Value of Innovation
TSMC continues to advance semiconductor manufacturing technologies and services to enable our customers to unleash more than 12,300 chip innovations in 2021. These innovations make products more advanced, capable, intelligent, energy-efficient, and safer, allowing us to greatly increase quality of life and move towards a sustainable well-being society.
Make communication more effective and work, play, and learn anytime and anywhere
Application Processors (AP)
Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN)
CMOS Image Sensors (CIS)
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Global Positioning Systems (GPS), etc.
Enable 5G, Artificial Intelligence (AI), cloud, and data centers for transferring and processing vast amounts of data anywhere and anytime
Innovation is the foundation of growth and driver for breakthroughs at TSMC. As the leader in the dedicated IC foundry industry, TSMC embraces innovation from every employee. We insist on producing sustainable products with high quality and low energy consumption through leading technologies to help resolve the many challenges humanity faces.
As the world's largest dedicated IC foundry, we have made it our mission to purchase responsibly. We have the power to make a difference and we are doing so by asking our suppliers to make advancements in the following aspects: technology, quality, delivery, environmental protection, human rights, safety, and health. Our goal is to build a green and sustainable semiconductor supply chain.
Green manufacturing is the cornerstone of sustainable management at TSMC. We believe that corporate growth and environment protection should not be mutually exclusive; our goal is to become the global standard of eco-friendly corporations. To such ends, we integrate green management into daily operations and strive to carry out climate change and energy management, water management, waste management, and air pollution control through introducing innovative green technologies.
Employees are TSMC's most important asset. We value mutual commitments with our employees. We dedicate ourselves to creating a challenging and enjoyable work environment full of opportunities to acquire new skills, establishing an open-style management system, providing compensation and benefits packages that are above the industry average for employees, and becoming a world-class company that our employees are proud of.
Based in Taiwan, TSMC has flourished with support from all sectors of society. TSMC believes that giving back to the community has been critical to our success. We've been caring for the disadvantaged, helping youth education, supporting arts and culture through the TSMC Education and Culture Foundation and TSMC Charity Foundation to give back and create common values.
Dow Jones Sustainability World Index Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the 21st consecutive year Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index
MSCI ESG Indexes
ACWI ESG Leaders Index component
ESG Research ‒ AAA Ratings
ACWI SRI Index component
ACWI Islamic Index component
Emerging Markets ESG Leaders Index
ISS ESG "Prime" Rated by ISS ESG Corporate Rating
Terra Carta Seal The Sustainable Markets Initiative
FTSE4Good Emerging Index component/ All-World Index component/ TIP Taiwan ESG Index component
World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) SDG 2000 ‒ The 2,000 Most Inﬂuential Companies
CommonWealth Magazine Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility Award ‒ Large cap ‒ First Place
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) 2021 CDP Supplier Engagement Leaderboard/ Water Security A Ratings/ Climate Change B Ratings
Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) "Platinum" class certiﬁcation － Fab 5, Fab 12A, Fab 12B, Advanced Backend Fab 3
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