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TSMC's environmental policy, as set down by Chairman Dr. Morris Chang, is to promote environmental sustainability and to be a world-class company in environmental protection management. TSMC's strategies are as follows.

Continue promoting green fabs, green manufacturing, green supply chains and managing environmental risks
Pursuing the highest consumption efficiency of energy, water, and other resources, and actively engaging in waste reduction and pollution prevention
Collaborating with external parties to reduce environmental impact together

TSMC Environmental Policy
Response to Climate Change
Climate change is a major environmental concern for the United Nations as well as governments, societies, and industries around the world that impacts global ecosystems and human lifestyles, health and economy. TSMC believes corporations will inevitably be affected by climate change and should take responsibility for mitigation. Therefore, the "TSMC CSR Policy" and "TSMC Environmental Protection Policy" approved by the Chairman declares that the response to climate change is one of our most important responsibilities and strategies. We continuously monitor global climate change and international response trends as one of our material enterprise risk management items to be evaluated and controlled, with regular reviews by senior executives, and reports are made to the Audit Committee of the TSMC Board of Directors...More

Water Resource Management
TSMC's water resource management policy is to promote water savings to reduce water usage per unit production, and to promote collaboration between industries, government and academia to ensure that water shortages do not occur...More

From Green Buildings to Green Sustainability
Starting in 2006, TSMC committed to a policy of constructing all new manufacturing facilities and office buildings according to the most up-to-date green building standards...More

Green Manufacturing
TSMC believes that pollution prevention is one of a corporation's most important responsibilities. TSMC's pollution prevention is based on the ISO 14001 environmental management system, and uses the "Plan-Do-Check-Act" management model...More

Green Products and Services
TSMC collaborates with its upstream material and equipment suppliers, design ecosystem partners and downstream assembly and testing service providers to minimize environmental impact. We reduce the resources and energy consumed for each unit of production and are able to provide more advanced, power efficient and ecologically sound products. In addition to helping customers design low-power, high-performance products to reduce resource consumption over the product's life cycle, TSMC implements clean manufacturing practices that provide additional "green value" to our customers and our other stakeholders. ...More
Your feedback on TSMC's progress is appreciated.

For more information or to provide feedback on our CSR strategy, please contact us at csr@tsmc.com.
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