Responsible Supply Chain

TSMC drives the industry and supply chain into a positive cycle to build a sustainable future for the next generation.

Responsible Supply Chain
As a responsible purchaser, TSMC has fully developed a semiconductor green supply chain. TSMC is committed to communicating with and encouraging its suppliers to improve their quality, cost effectiveness, delivery performance and sustainability in environmental protection, safety and health. We not only seek to drive innovation with our suppliers but also enhance their management capabilities to pursue a sustainable future.
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100% of the new suppliers signed the Supplier Code of Conduct
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100% of materials sourced from Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP) conformant smelters
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Reduced unit waste production of major local waste-producing suppliers by 20.5% (against the 2014 baseline)
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Suppliers have required their direct suppliers to be DRC conflict-free
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Suppliers required their direct suppliers to source the 3TG from smelters whose due diligence practices have been validated by an independent third party audit program
With the support of our supplier partners, TSMC has once again brought a new technology to volume production in record time with our 10nm capacity. We extend our heartfelt thanks and hope to continue working side by side to drive technology forward.
- J.K. Lin, Vice President, Information Technology and Materials Management & Risk Management

Supplier Sustainability Management

As the largest foundry services provider, TSMC utilizes its influence. We are concerned about the economic, environmental, and social aspects of the development of its supply chain. TSMC is committed to continuing to upgrade...
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TSMC Assists Its Suppliers to Achieve 100% Conflict-free Sourcing

TSMC Assists Its Suppliers to Achieve 100% Conflict-free Sourcing

TSMC supports the "responsible sourcing" practice advocated by the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC)...

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TSMC Actively Counsel Local Suppliers to Improve Capability

TSMC Actively Counsel Local Suppliers to Improve Capability

During the process of innovation, TSMC cannot challenge and break through Moore's Law without its suppliers' support...

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TSMC and OSHA Cooperate to Improve Supply Chain Occupational Health

TSMC Actively Counsel Local Suppliers to Improve Capability

On October 3, 2017, TSMC and the Ministry of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) jointly launched...

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TSMC Collaborates with TSIA to Enhance Occupational Safety and Health of Semiconductor Industry Supply Chain

TSMC Collaborates with TSIA to Enhance Occupational Safety and Health of Semiconductor Industry Supply Chain

The thriving development of Taiwan's semiconductor industry is attributed not only to the joint efforts of...

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TSMC Recognizes Outstanding Suppliers at Supply Chain Management Forum

TSMC Recognizes Outstanding Suppliers at Supply Chain Management Forum

TSMC held its 17th annual Supply Chain Management forum on Dec. 7, 2017 to show appreciation for the support...

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TSMC Leads the Way by Establishing the Integrated Material Supply Ecosystem

TSMC Leads the Way by Establishing the Integrated Material Supply Ecosystem

In September 2017, TSMC was invited to join the Semiconductor Materials Forum held by SEMI Taiwan in the capacity...

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TSMC Cross-departmental Professional Team Supports Material Suppliers of Improving Manufacturing Process

TSMC Cross-departmental Professional Team Supports Material Suppliers of Improving Manufacturing Process

The development schedule of semiconductor advanced process is constantly shortened. How to rapidly develop...

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Source Conflict-free Raw Materials

Source Conflict-free Raw Materials

TSMC supports the "responsible sourcing" requirements of the Responsible Business Alliance...

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