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WNC included in S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022
WNC included in
S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022
WNC included in S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022
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2021 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards

WNC wins Bronze Medal in Corporate Sustainability Report category for its CSR report and ESG website

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EcoVadis Platinum Medal

WNC’s ESG performance rated Platinum Medal by EcoVadis

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Latest News

Issuance of the WNC 2021 Sustainability Report

WNC included in S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022

WNC’s ESG performance rated Platinum Medal by EcoVadis

WNC received a Bronze Award in the Buying Power: Social Innovation Products and Services Procurement Reward Program of the Ministry of Economic Affairs

WNC honored to be awarded a Bronze Medal at the 2021 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards

Achievements

WNC included in S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2022



Buying Power: Social Innovation Products and Services Procurement Reward Program

◎Platinum Medal

Annual audit result in CSR by EcoVadis

◎Platinum Medal

Corporate Governance Evaluation

◎TOP 20%

CDP

◎Climate change (Management)
◎Value chain engagement (Management)
◎Water security (Awareness)

2021 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards

◎Bronze Medal

Asiamoney’s Outstanding Companies Poll

◎Overall Most Outstanding Company in Taiwan
◎Most Outstanding Company in Taiwan – Technology Hardware & Equipment Sector
◎Most Outstanding Company in Taiwan – Small/Mid Caps Sector

Excellence in CSR Award

◎Large Enterprises Group TOP 50

SGS CSR Awards

◎People Development Excellence

Sustainability Results

Aspect Classification Execution Results in 2021
Governance
Governance
Corporate Governance
  • Top 20% among all companies in the eighth Corporate Governance Evaluation
  • Independent board members do not serve for more than three terms.
  • Four BOD members are independent directors, with one female director
Ethics and Integrity
  • Managers and employees who are more at risk of integrity lapsesNote 1 answered the annual self-evaluation questionnaire on the Code of Ethical Conduct
Risk Management
  • Zero cases of regulatory violations and major lawsuits
Innovation and R&D
  • A total of 2,077 patents were obtained in the United States, Taiwan, China, and other regions
Value chain management
  • Scored 95 points in our internal customer satisfaction survey
  • 57 new suppliers completed the Supplier CSR Investigation.
  • 49 suppliers have completed the WNC Supplier CSR Audit
Environment
Environment
Renewable Energy
  • Solar power generation totaled 2.1 GWh. The carbon emissions reduction in annual power generation is equal to the annual carbon emissions of 108 Taiwanese people.
Greenhouse Gases
  • GHG emissions intensity decreased by 15% compared to 2019.
Green Product Design
  • Amount of recyclable materials procured accounts for 81% of total packaging material procurement
  • Adoption of PCR recyclable plastics leading to a reduction in use of new plastics of 183 tons.
Waste
  • Achieved a waste recycling rate of 84%.
Society
Society
Happy Workplace
  • Promoted the “A Workplace You Can Feel Safe In” initiative, based on the five elements of workplace well-being: the common good, safety and health, healthcare, consultation and assistance, and diversity and equality.
  • Achieved zero major occupational accidents.
Talent Cultivation
  • Worked with Chung Hua University to provide students with on-the-job training opportunities. A total of 190 students recruited as of 2021.
Social Welfare
  • A total of 410 employees sponsored 106 school children with special talents in rural areas of Hsinchu and Miaoli.
Rural area education
  • From supporting special talents to supporting academic development, WNC has partnered with the Boyo Social Welfare Foundation from 2020 to implement a 3-year after-school English tutoring program. Donations in the second year totaled NT$840,000 and a total of 50 school children benefitted from the program.
Note 1: Includes senior managers, sales, product management, procurement, supplier quality management, all general affairs and plant employees, and legal affairs, information management, and R&D department supervisors.

Responding to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In response to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), WNC has identified and compiled eight targets and the corresponding action items. A brief description is as follows.
■ WNC colleges held a total of 544 courses, and there were a total of 213,812 participants.
■ WNC employees underwent an average of 29.7 hours of training, with expenses related to employee training amounting to NT$10.40 million. The training courses received an overall satisfaction score of 4.5 (maximum of 5) from employees.
■ WNC and WNC employees donated a total of NT$570,000 to assist Tunan Elementary School in Hsinchu County and Siang Bi Elementary School in Miaoli County to sponsor the development of specialized education programs.
■ Worked with the Taiwan Fund for Families and Children and solicited 410 employees to sponsor students in remote areas in Miaoli to donate a total of NT$1.23 million. Cooperated with the Boyo Social Welfare Foundation to implement an after-school English tutoring scheme in remote and rural areas for three years with a total of NT$840,000 invested.
■ Rates of male and female employees retained after parental leave were 100% and 70% respectively.
■ Rates of male and female employees accepting WNC career development planning were 20.5% and 19.2% respectively.
■ Conducted bi-monthly water quality tests of water dispensers and announced the results. The test results comply with all relevant standards.
■ Implemented water conservation and recycling programs. The saved and recycled water made up approximately 18.7% of the total water withdrawn by WNC, which saved about NT$5.08 million in water withdrawal costs.
■ Water usage intensity in 2021 decreased by 6% compared to 2020.
■ Power generation from solar farms totaled 2.1 GWh, accounting for 2.07% of total energy use. The carbon reduction is equal to the annual carbon emissions of 108 Taiwanese people.
■ WNC participated in the National Tsing Hua University Enterprise Talent Development Program and the National Cheng Kung University Career Coaching Program and Talent Competition. These programs improve students’ understanding of and interest in the communications industry and WNC through interactions between Company managers, employees and students.
■ The 5th Industry-Academia Partnership Project recruited a total of 49 students. The student retention rate was 83.7%.
■ 49 suppliers completed the WNC Supplier CSR audit in 2020, making 509 suppliers in total.
產業創新與基礎建設
■ As of the end of 2021, WNC has acquired 2,077 patents.
■ Received a total of 611 requests for green products from customers, which were completed in Q1 2022. No shipped products violated any green product directives.
■ Seven recycling projects were implemented, resulting in savings of NT$34.83 million.
■ Achieved a waste recycling rate of 84% in 2021.
■ Sign to support the TCFD initiative and introduce the TCFD framework to identify climate risks and opportunities and boost climate adaptation ability.
■ Implemented ISO 50001 energy management system, reducing emissions by 1,948 tonnes CO2e, leading to energy savings of around NT$ 9.58 million.
■ GHG emissions intensity decreased by 15% in 2021 (base year: 2019).