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
Today's consumers not only expect better performance and lower price with each generation of new electronics products, they rightfully expect to enjoy this product without damaging the sustainability of our natural environment. Responding to their demand for sustainable products, TSMC drives the industry and supply chain into a positive cycle and works with its upstream and downstream partners to build a green supply chain, building a sustainable future for the next generation.
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Local Industrial Output Value (NTD)
44% local procurement rate of raw materials, equivalent to local industrial output value of NT$1.5 billion
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Supplier Code of Conduct Signed
100% of the new suppliers signed the Supplier Code of Conduct
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Waste Reduced Unit Waste Output
Domestic suppliers generating 80% of waste reduced unit waste output by 18.8% against the 2014 baseline
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CFSP Compliant Smelters
100% of minerals sourced from Conflict Free Smelter Program (CFSP) compliant smelters
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ESH Performance Elevated
Elevated the ESH performance of substandard local suppliers by 18%
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Counselled Local Suppliers
Counselled 11 local suppliers on improving manufacturing process and production yield
TSMC's growth comes from the support of our supplier partners. We will need to collaborate even more closely to overcome the challenges of scaling and green manufacturing, and win together.
- Steve Tso, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

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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Industry Localization Upgrade

TSMC views enhancing the sustainability of the local semiconductor industry an important part of corporate social responsibility. We actively counsel key raw material suppliers to upgrade their technology and quality...
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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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CASE STUDY

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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