Green Manufacturing

TSMC assimilates green management and development strategies into business and strives to be a world-class company in environmental protection.

Green Manufacturing
As a leader in green manufacturing, TSMC stays abreast of global trends in environmental protection, energy conservation, and climate change, and assimilates green management and development strategies into business. In addition to taking the lead in adopting environmentally friendly measures and continuously improving energy management and pollution prevention, the Company is eager to share its environmental know-how and experience. TSMC looks forward to a sustainable future where enterprise is in harmony with the environment.
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GHG Emission
Unit product GHG emission reduced 10% below to 2010 level
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PFC Emission
Unit product Perfluorinated Compounds (PFC) emission reduced 50% below 2010 level
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Power Consumption
Unit product power consumption reduced 8.5% below 2010 level; 91 M kWh of electricity saved
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Reduced Water Consumption
Unit product water consumption reduced 23.8% below 2010 level
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Waste Recycling Rate
95% waste recycling rate, the 8th consecutive year greater than 90%
TSMC cares about climate change, and is committed to green manufacturing to pursue the most efficient use of our energy and water resources. In recent years, we have also begun to engage in waste reduction and waste resource management. We encourage employees to innovate all the time and find ways to improve sustainable performance and keep building up our world-class green power.
- J. K. Wang, Vice President of Operations

Climate Change and Energy Management

Climate change impacts global ecosystems and human lifestyles. The "TSMC CSR Policy" and "TSMC Environmental Policy" approved by the Chairman Morris Chang declare that responding to climate change is one of our most important responsibilities...
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Water Resource Management

The stable supply of water resources has become an important issue in the world due to global climate change. TSMC actively evaluates risks and possible impacts in water resources, implements risk reduction programs...
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Waste Management

TSMC understands the importance of waste resource management in green manufacturing. In order to sustainably use our resources and properly treat our waste, we continuously reduce generation and reuse on-site waste...
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Air Pollution Control

TSMC's air pollution control design adopts a "source classification and multi-stage processing" approach by using the best available technology through high-performance equipment to ensure that pollutants discharged...
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Industry's First Uninterruptible Power Supply Energy Saving Mode

Industry's First Uninterruptible Power Supply Energy Saving Mode

All facility systems and process equipment are equipped with uninterruptible power systems to manage fluctuations in power...

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TSMC Certified Green Building Area and Green Factory Certifications are No.1 in Taiwan

TSMC Certified Green Building Area and Green Factory Certifications are No.1 in Taiwan

TSMC continues to build environmentally-friendly fabs to reduce energy and water consumption...

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The Journey of Water in TSMC

The Journey of Water in TSMC

To improve the efficiency of water usage, TSMC categorizes process wastewater according to the cleanliness of discharge...

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Semiconductor Industry's First Ammonia Nitrogen Wastewater Reclamation System

Semiconductor Industry's First Ammonia Nitrogen Wastewater Reclamation System

TSMC introduced the first resource reclamation system for ammonia nitrogen wastewater in Taiwan...

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First in the Semiconductor Industry to Adopt Two Waste Resource Regeneration Technologies

Semiconductor Industry's First Ammonia Nitrogen Wastewater Reclamation System

TSMC was first in the semiconductor industry to adopt two waste resource regeneration technologies...

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TSMC Successfully Developed Industry's First Chilled Water System Optimization, Energy-Saving Control Program

TSMC Successfully Developed Industry's First Chilled Water System Optimization, Energy-Saving Control Program

Greenhouse gas emissions lead to climate change and global warming, which impacts the environment...

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TSMC Strikes a Balance between Technology and Ecology

TSMC Strikes a Balance between Technology and Ecology

TSMC is very much concerned about environmental sustainability and has committed to numerous green...

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