United Nation Global Compact Comparison Table

Letter from the CSR Committee Chairperson

Category

10 Principles

Report Contents or Explanation

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Human Rights

Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights

TSMC supports and repects 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.

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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: Implement Responsible Supply Chain 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 the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining. Please refer to "An Admired Employer: Human Rights" of this report and “TSMC Human Rights Policy” for more details.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Environment

Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges

Continue promoting green fab, green manufacturing, green supply chain and managing environmental risks" is one of TSMC environmental protection strategies. Please refer to "TSMC Environmental Policy" and "A Practitioner of Green Power" in this report.

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Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility

Communicating and collaborating with stakeholders to reduce environmental impact of product life cycle" is one of TSMC environmental protection strategies. Please refer to "TSMC Environmental Policy" and "A Practitioner of Green Power" in this report.

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Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

Adopting environmentally-friendly actions, enhancing performance of energy and resource consumption, waste management and pollution control, as well as proactively collaborating with customers, suppliers, and outsourcing 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.

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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 2020 TSMC Annual Report: "3.5 Code of Ethics and Business Conduct".

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