Sustainability at ASE Technology Holding

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Sustainability Strategies

ASE Technology Holding integrates sustainable development trends and their value creation model to develop a long-term strategy. Human capital development is the core driver, aiming for value creation, SDG alignment, knowledge dissemination, and an inclusive society.

Human Capital Development & Management
Disruptive Innovation
Collaboration
Innovation
Green
Innovation
Inclusive
Innovation
Integrate
Innovate
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Circular
Circular Design
Energy Resources Recycling
Waste as Valuable Resource
Circular Economy in Value Chains
Inclusive
Environmental Conservation
Industry-academia Collaborations
Community Engagement
Public Advocacy
Low Carbon
Decarbonized Products and Services
Low-carbon Manufacturing
Adaptation & Resilience
Green & Renewable Energy Investment
Collaborative
Smart Procurement
Strategic Partnership
Supply Chain Management Go High Tech
Environmental Education
Influence and value creation

Sharing and Diffusion of intangible knowledge to the Society

Human Capital Development & Management
Disruptive Innovation
Collaboration
Innovation
Green
Innovation
Inclusive
Innovation
Integrate
Innovate
Expand
Circular
Circular Design
Energy Resources Recycling
Waste as Valuable Resource
Circular Economy in Value Chains
Inclusive
Environmental Conservation
Industry-academia Collaborations
Community Engagement
Public Advocacy
Low Carbon
Decarbonized Products and Services
Low-carbon Manufacturing
Adaptation & Resilience
Green & Renewable Energy Investment
Collaborative
Smart Procurement
Strategic Partnership
Supply Chain Management Go High Tech
Environmental Education
Influence and value creation
Sharing and Diffusion of intangible knowledge to the Society

Guardians of the Seas

To support UN SDG 14 and address marine environment degradation, we collaborate with community members and volunteers in a year-round coastal cleanup activity as part of our marine environment conservation project. We also encourage ASE employees and diving enthusiasts to join the ASE Environmental Scuba Dive Team and participate in ocean and coastal clean-up activities to protect marine life and preserve biodiversity.

Removal of Coastal and Marine Litter

650 Tons

Replanted Corals

280 corals

Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration

ASEH is committed to biodiversity conservation, aligning with UN goals such as SDG14 and SDG15. They've adopted the TNFD-LEAP approach to assess biodiversity risks in Taiwan and are planning to expand these efforts globally. Their subsidiary, SPIL, is taking proactive steps by not only complying with regulations but also restoring nearby parklands with native vegetation and community engagement, setting an example for ecological restoration.

ASEH is dedicated to biodiversity conservation, aligning with UN goals SDG14 and SDG15. Adopting the TNFD-LEAP approach, they assess biodiversity risks in Taiwan with plans for global expansion. Their subsidiary, SPIL, proactively complies with regulations, restores nearby parklands with native vegetation, and engages the community, setting a benchmark for ecological restoration.

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Global Lighthouse Network

ASEH initiated its Industry 4.0 journey nearly a decade ago, forming the Industry Automation Committee. They've achieved milestones like lights-out factories, AI integration, and a 5G smart factory. ASE Kaohsiung is a leader, using 4IR tech for a 67% output increase and 39% lead time reduction, joining the WEF Global Lighthouse Network in 2023. ASEH prioritizes sustainable smart manufacturing amidst industry challenges.

ASEH initiated its Industry 4.0 journey nearly a decade ago, forming the Industry Automation Committee. They've achieved milestones like lights-out factories, AI integration, and a 5G smart factory. ASE Kaohsiung is a leader, using 4IR tech for a 67% output increase and 39% lead time reduction, joining the WEF Global Lighthouse Network in 2023. ASEH prioritizes sustainable smart manufacturing amidst industry challenges.

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Innovation in Circular Economy

In 2022, ASEH established ASE Social Enterprise for sustainability. They're improving employee welfare, promoting smart recycling, and fostering a circular business model. Their environmental foundation engages employees in ocean cleanups and tree planting, encouraging social responsibility and community participation.

In 2022, ASEH established ASE Social Enterprise for sustainability. They're improving employee welfare, promoting smart recycling, and fostering a circular business model. Their environmental foundation engages employees in ocean cleanups and tree planting, encouraging social responsibility and community participation.

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Net Zero Initiative

ASEH, validated by the SBTi, targets a 35% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 emissions (from 2016) and 15% in Scope 3 emissions (from 2020) by 2030. They're working toward Net Zero 2050 and will introduce carbon pricing and five action plans across subsidiaries. Collaboration with value chain partners and customers for renewable energy procurement is a focus.

ASEH, endorsed by SBTi, aims for a 35% decrease in Scope 1 and 2 emissions (from 2016 levels) and a 15% reduction in Scope 3 emissions (from 2020 levels) by 2030. They are committed to achieving Net Zero by 2050, implementing carbon pricing, and rolling out five strategic action plans across their subsidiaries. Collaborating closely with value chain partners and customers, they prioritize procuring renewable energy.

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Sustainable Impact of Smart Factories

ASEH began investing in automated, lights-out factories in 2015 with the goal of driving digital transformation and building customer trust through three key areas: automation, heterogeneous machine integration, and heterogeneous system integration. In 2022, its Kaohsiung bumping facility joined the World Economic Forum's Global Lighthouse Network, marking another major milestone.

lights-out factories
40+
AI Talents
700+

Recognized for excellence in CSR

We work to protect people and the planet by respecting human rights, safeguarding privacy and sustaining the environment.

Industry Leader

Named Industry Leader in the 2016-2022 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, and listed as a constituent of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Emerging Markets Index

Top 1% SAM Gold Class

Gold Class Listed on the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2017-2023, and awarded the“Gold Class” for seven consecutive years (within 1% of top performing company's score under the Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Industry Group)

Triple A Rating

Awarded the CDP Climate Change Leadership for 8 consecutive years, on the 2023 A List. Awarded the CDP Water Security A List for 5 consecutive years. On the CDP Supplier Engagement Rating leaderboard for 5 consecutive years.

8 Years in a Row

Included in the FTSE4GOOD Emerging Markets Index for eight years in a row (2015-2022)

8 Awards

Rated MSCI ESG “A” for the year 2022

6 Consecutive Years

Listed on the 2017-2022 FTSE4Good TIP Taiwan ESG Index [The index has been developed in partnership with Taiwan Stock Exchange's (TWSE) wholly-owned subsidiary, Taiwan Index Plus Corp. (TIP)]

Awarded 4 Times

Received the 2022 Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards - Social Empowerment hosted by Enterprise Asia

Prime Status

Awarded ISS ESG Prime status for outstanding corporate sustainability performance

Industry Leader

Named Industry Leader in the 2016-2022 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, and listed as a constituent of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Emerging Markets Index

Top 1% SAM Gold Class

Gold Class Listed on the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2017-2023, and awarded the“Gold Class” for seven consecutive years (within 1% of top performing company's score under the Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Industry Group)

Triple A Rating

Awarded the CDP Climate Change Leadership for 8 consecutive years, on the 2023 A List. Awarded the CDP Water Security A List for 5 consecutive years. On the CDP Supplier Engagement Rating leaderboard for 5 consecutive years.

8 Awards

Included in the FTSE4GOOD Emerging Markets Index for eight years in a row (2015-2022)

8 Years in a Row

Rated MSCI ESG “A” for the year 2022

6 Consecutive Years

Listed on the 2017-2022 FTSE4Good TIP Taiwan ESG Index [The index has been developed in partnership with Taiwan Stock Exchange's (TWSE) wholly-owned subsidiary, Taiwan Index Plus Corp. (TIP)]

Awarded 4 Times

Received the 2022 Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards - Social Empowerment hosted by Enterprise Asia

Awarded 4 Times

Awarded ISS ESG Prime status for outstanding corporate sustainability performance

Sustainability Governance

We have established the sustainable management framework in accordance with the company‘s SustainableDevelopment Best Practice Principles and Corporate Sustainability and Citizenship Policy.

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Integrity and Accountability

ASEH commits to constructing sound corporate governance, conducting business ethically and complying with alllaws and applicable regulations where we operate.

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Green Transformation

ASEH is committed to improving our eco-efficiency and protecting the environment by continuously enhancingresources recycling, and reducing GHG emissions, waste generation, wastewater effluent, and chemical usage

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Inclusive Workplace

As a people oriented organization, creating diversity and inclusion at the workplace is a fundamental operating philosophy at ASEH.

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Responsible Procurement

ASEH is committed to devote ourselves to the community through charity, education and social work which optimize resource allocation and maximize social influences.

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Corporate Citizenship

ASEH is committed to devote ourselves to the community through charity, education and social work which optimize resource allocation and maximize social influences.

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Latest ESG News

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ASE Holdings hosts Annual Supplier Day to recognize Outstanding Suppliers of 2023

June 13, 2024

ASE Holdings Receives Recognition at the Inaugural Launch of TCX, Taiwan’s Carbon Trading Platform

December 22, 2023

ASE Technology Holding Co., Ltd receives Industry Leadership Recognition on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for the Eighth Year in a Row

December 11, 2023

Navigating Net Zero: ASE Holdings Unveils Five Strategic Action Plans

November 30, 2023

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