Sustainable Management and Practices
To fulfill corporate social responsibility, promote economic, environmental and social progress and achieve the goal of sustainable development, Everlight stipulated “Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice Principles for Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd” by taking the “Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice Principles for TWSE/GTSM Listed Companies” and other regulations as reference. The aforementioned Principles were published upon the approval of the Board of Directors. Everlight hopes to fulfill CSR while engaging in corporate operations in order to be in compliance with the international development trend. In addition, it also hopes to increase contribution to national economics, improve the life quality of employees, community and the society by being a responsible a corporate citizen as well as to improve the CSR-based advantage.
As provided in the Regulations Governing Procedure for Board of Directors Meetings, the CSR competent unit shall hold two management review meetings annually and periodically verify the company’s CSR and safety and health performance to ensure the continuous applicability and effectiveness of the CSR system and to ensure that corporate operation is in compliance with the national regulations and international standards.
Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
In order to actually carry out Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the company established the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee in 2019, and have senior executives lead the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee to develop sustainable goals, CSR development strategies, guidelines and implementation plans to carry out Everlight’s corporate social responsibility. The Corporate Social Responsibility Committee’s members will be high-level executives appointed by the Board of Directors. The members of the Committee are top executives of relevant units appointed by the Chairman. This includes legal affairs, business, research and development, manufacturing, procurement, human resources, accounting, information and auditing units. The chairman of the board acts as the chairman of the committee to promote committee affairs, express the company’s policies and positions to external bodies, set goals and directions for the company internally, integrate resources, review action plans, monitor and promote performance. Establish various stakeholder communication mechanisms, actively respond to expectations from various outlets, humbly accept criticism and recommendations.
The Legal Affairs Office assigns the responsibility of planning and promoting corporate social responsibility activities for the board of directors, issues relevant information internally and externally, produces annual reports, and reports to the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. Assists executing teams in implementing various corporate social responsibility action plans; responds to stakeholder issues related to corporate social responsibility issues brought up by Everlight. Taiwan and each factory plant have set up management representatives who are responsible for labor, ethics, environmental safety and health, and supply chain to supervise the implementation of various corporate social responsibility plans. They are also committed to conforming to the five categories (labor, ethics, environment, safety and hygiene, and management systems) regulated by the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA).
The fulfillment of corporate social responsibility has always been the purpose of the company's operations. In addition to pursuing the best interests for shareholders, it also takes into account the interests of relevant stakeholders, abides by socially accepted ethical standards, promotes energy conservation and carbon reduction to mitigate climate change, and hopes to combine all Stakeholders work together to build a fair and just society, and a living environment that lasts forever. Therefore, Everlight’s corporate social responsibility promotion direction includes three areas: business governance, social participation and environmental protection. The company also promises to strengthen its operating structure, fulfill its social civic responsibility, and commit to environmental conservation practices.
Four major principles of fulfilling CSR for Everlight