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  • ASE Group Purchasing and Supply Chain Development Policy

    ASE Group is among the leading providers of semiconductor assembly and test services and a major consolidator of systems and converging technologies. It is therefore our responsibility to have a positive influence on the global electronics supply chain. We regard our suppliers as long-term partners and propose to establish together a sustainable supply chain network. We also dedicate ourselves to responsible sourcing and developing technological capabilities in supply chain in order to provide responsible and first-class services continuously to our customers.

    ASE Group is committed to the following:
    1. Taking proactive measures to ensure our purchasing practices are in compliance with the highest standards of professionalism and business ethics, abiding by all laws and regulations where we operate, and emphasizing fair competitions among suppliers and fair business between suppliers and ASE.
    2. Fully implementing green procurement and conducting purchasing activities in accordance with ASE’s conflict minerals policy and green product regulations.
    3. Building stable partnerships with suppliers, pursuing mutual benefits through full communications and collaborations while emphasizing risks and benefits sharing.
    4. Requiring suppliers to abide by all applicable laws and regulations, adhere to high standards of business ethics, safeguard human rights, attach great importance to physical safety and mental health of employees, protect the environment and use their best efforts to fulfill corporate social responsibility.
    5. Being actively engaged in supplier management and coaching to assist suppliers with continuous improvement in competitiveness, undertaking supplier risk assessments which include delivery, quality, cost, service, technology and sustainability as criteria, and incorporating the assessment results into ASE’s purchase decisions. Any supplier still unable to meet ASE’s standards after receiving coaching will be replaced by an alternative supplier after full communication.
    6. Integrating green product design into customers’ requirements as well as collaborating with customers and suppliers on developing innovative materials and equipment with an aim to advance technologies and enhance competitiveness in the whole supply chain network.

    ASE Group Purchasing and Supply Chain Development Policy

    SS Lee
    General Manager of Corporate Procurement

    ASE Supplier Code of Conduct

    Sustainable supply chains are critical to ASE’s long term success. To ensure that our suppliers understand our requirements and establish sound and robust business operations, we have formulated the "ASE Group Supplier Code of Conduct (Code)” in accordance with the "ASE Group Code of Business Conduct and Ethics", "Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition Code of Conduct (EICC)", "UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights", "Declaration of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work" and "UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights". We not only require suppliers’ business conducts to strictly comply with the Code but also with the local laws and regulations where the suppliers operate, with respect to labor, health and safety, environment, business ethics and the management system. We also encourage our suppliers to require their upstream suppliers to adopt and comply with the Code.

    ASE Supplier Code of Conduct