ASE Lends Support to the 2018 RBA Outreach Meeting in Taiwan
Taipei, Taiwan, December 6, 2018. ASE Technology Holding Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 3711, NYSE: ASX) has been a member of the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), since 2015. As a member of the RBA, ASE adheres to a set of globally recognized Code of Conduct on key social, environmental and ethical issues in the industry supply chain. ASE is a company that values social responsibility and is a strong advocate of issues affecting the semiconductor industry and the global environment. ASE has also integrated the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into its corporate strategies, operations and long term goals to support global efforts to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all.
On December 6, 2018 the RBA will host an Outreach Meeting in Taiwan, which is aimed at providing both member and non-member companies a comprehensive update on RBA’s initiatives, best practices from RBA companies and programs that help advance sustainability. ASE is proud to be a key sponsor of the event, and is committed to actively promote cross-industry knowledge sharing and enhance the competitiveness of Taiwan's enterprises through such conferences.
ASE has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and Emerging Market segments and selected as the Industry leader in the Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Industry Group for 3 years in a row since 2016. The company has also demonstrated efforts in its supply chain sustainability through concrete programs such as carbon inventory consultation and improvement of labor standards. In 2017, ASE established the ‘Excellence in Sustainability’ award to recognize outstanding suppliers with proven records in sustainable development. Active participation in local and international industry organizations, such as the Taiwan Alliance for Sustainable Supply, GSA and SEMI, have also strengthened ASE’s role in influencing and achieving a more sustainable future.
For more information on ASE Technology Holding’s corporate sustainability, please visit http://www.aseglobal.com/en/Csr/.
About the Responsible Business Alliance
The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), is a nonprofit coalition of leading companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains. RBA members commit and are held accountable to a common Code of Conduct and utilize a range of programs, training and assessment tools to support continuous improvement. The RBA is comprised of more than 140 members with combined annual revenue of greater than $5 trillion and directly employing over 6 million people. For more information, visit ResponsibleBusiness.org and follow @RBAllianceOrg.
About ASE Technology Holding Co Limited
ASE Technology Holding Co Limited is among the leading providers of independent semiconductor manufacturing services in assembly, test, materials and design manufacturing. As a global leader geared towards meeting the industry’s ever growing needs for faster, smaller and higher performance chips, ASE develops and offers a wide portfolio of technology and solutions including IC test program design, front-end engineering test, wafer probe, wafer bump, substrate design and supply, wafer level package, flip chip, system-in-package, final test and electronic manufacturing services. For more information about ASE Technology, visit www.aseglobal.com.