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Letter from the CSR Committee Chairperson

2019/01

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Bringing Back the Light-TSMC Firefly Habitat Restoration Initiative

Bringing Back the Light-TSMC Firefly Habitat Restoration Initiative

Twinkle, twinkle little stars.Heavenly bodies these stars are not.They are, in fact, Aquatica ficta, an indigenous firefly species of Taiwan.With the tiny lanterns on their tails, they sprinkle light upon TSMC’s Fab 14, Frolicking and flourishing there in their own habitat.

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A Record High of Over 8,800 Trade Secrets Registered

營業秘密註冊8,800件再創新高 台積公司第六屆營業秘密頒獎典禮

Trade secrets are inextricably linked with TSMC’s competitive advantage. To comprehensively and effectively manage these valuable....

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TSMC and Contractors Work Together to Create a Safe and Accident-Free Working Environment

台積公司攜手承攬商打造安全零缺失工作環境

TSMC has been dedicated in creating a safe and accident-free working environment specifically on preventing exhaust leakage...

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TSMC Successfully Develops Green Energy Smart Water Control Gate to Help Enhance Efficiency of Agricultural Water Use

Water is a precious resource for sustainable development of a country. According to the statistics of the Water Resources...

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2018/12

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TSMC Goes beyond Regulatory Requirements to Protect Employee Health

TSMC Goes beyond Regulatory Requirements to Protect Employee Health

TSMC proactively creates a safe and healthy working environment, and is committed to introducing...

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TSMC Holds "Responsible Supply Chain Seminar" for the First Time, and Works with Suppliers for Sustainable Future

As the world's largest dedicated semiconductor foundry, TSMC has exerted its influence as an industry leader...

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TSMC Commits to Being a Circular Economy Practitioner

TSMC continues expanding its research and development investment and driving the development of advanced semiconductor processes...

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TSMC Leads the Industry in Recycling Electronic-Grade Copper Materials

TSMC aggressively promotes all kinds of green activities with the aim of becoming "the executor of green power,"...

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2018/11

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TSMC's Youth Dream Building Project Cares about Environment and Waste Reduction

Since its launch in 2016, TSMC's Youth Dream Building Project has granted NT$3 million every year to encourage...

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TSMC Collaborates with Parts Cleaning Suppliers for Sustainability

TSMC is dedicated to create positive cycles in our supply chain, as sustainability is a critical part...

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TSMC Joins Hands with Suppliers for Advanced Process Technology and Environmental Sustainability

TSMC is committed to promoting environmental sustainability. The company not only continues to follow...

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TSMC Joins Hands with its Employees to Make Society Better

Standing for our belief in peace and justice, TSMC integrates company resources and employees' volunteer service...

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2018/10

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TSMC Successfully Develops Energy-optimized High-temperature Furnace Tube

In the face of extreme climate anomalies and its impact on global ecology and human life, TSMC is committed...

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TSMC Replaces Perfluorooctanoic Acid Related Substances

As a provider of the most comprehensive technologies and services in the field of integrated circuit...

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TSMC Proactively Creates Diversified and Friendly Workplace

TSMC Proactively Creates Diversified and Friendly Workplace

TSMC views employees as the most important asset and provides an active and friendly workplace...

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TSMC's "Elite Camp" Aims to Cultivate Top Talents for the Semiconductor Industry

As the leading semiconductor foundry, innovation has always been the foundation of TSMC's growth...

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2018/09

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TSMC Holds "Supply Chain Environment, Safety and Hygiene Forum" to Establish a Semiconductor Green Supply Chain

TSMC is dedicated to driving a positive cycle of the industry and supply chain. Through the two strategies...

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TSMC Cooperates with Third Party to Perform Audits and Strengthen Supply Chain Management

TSMC Cooperates with Third Party to Perform Audits and Strengthen Supply Chain Management

As a responsible purchaser, TSMC works with suppliers to achieve excellence in quality, cost...

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TSMC Tainan Site Scores Success in Firefly Recovery

TSMC's Tainan site is Taiwan's first high-tech manufacturing facility to have fireflies...

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2018/08

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Magnificent Transformation-The Regeneration Journey of Waste Copper Sulfate

Magnificent Transformation-The Regeneration Journey of Waste Copper Sulfate

Innovation at TSMC is a never-ending process. We migrate to the most advanced technologies. We enhance...

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TSMC Establishes Digital Learning Platform to Enhance Management Skills

TSMC Establishes Digital Learning Platform to Enhance Management Skills

As a leading global semiconductor manufacturing company, TSMC believes that company growth and employee development...

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TSMC Promotes Employees' Well-being to Create a Friendly Workplace

TSMC Promotes Employees' Well-being to Create a Friendly Workplace

TSMC is attentive to the health of its employees, and sets an annual health promotion plan and budget, taking care...

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TSMC Promotes Awareness and Takes Action on Proprietary Information Protection

TSMC Promotes Awareness and Takes Action on Proprietary Information Protection

Proprietary Information Protection (PIP) is the key to a company's competitive edge, and a commitment from TSMC to customers...

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2018/07

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The First in the Industry to Develop and Implement In-House Equipment to Extract Copper from Waste Copper Sulfate

The First in the Industry to Develop and Implement In-House Equipment to Extract Copper from Waste Copper Sulfate

In 2016, TSMC cooperated with vendors to develop and implement in-house copper extraction...

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TSMC's Industry-first and Leading 7nm Technology Enters Volume Production

TSMC's Industry-first and Leading 7nm Technology Enters Volume Production

TSMC's industry-first and leading 7nm Fin Field-Effect Transistor (FinFET) process technology entered volume production...

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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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"Love Being Together; Time of Happiness" Volunteer Banquet Review TSMC Public Welfare Achievement

TSMC believes that corporate needs to benefit the society before it can sustain its operation...

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2018/06

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Driving Positive Change – CSR Is Part of TSMC's DNA

Driving Positive Change – CSR Is Part of TSMC's DNA

"TSMC 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report" went online on June 14, 2018. Based on internal operational impact analysis...

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TSMC Reinforces Quality Culture and Strengthens Competitive Advantage

TSMC Reinforces Quality Culture and Strengthens Competitive Advantage

With the rapid development of science and technology, excellent product quality is not only the key to customer...

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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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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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2018/04

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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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Earthquake Continuity Plans Surpassing Legal Requirements

Earthquake Continuity Plans Surpassing Legal Requirements

Following the September 21, 1999, Chi-Chi earthquake in Taiwan, TSMC has laid down a series of earthquake protection...

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Corporate Quality Culture Enhancement

Corporate Quality Culture Enhancement

To enhance corporate quality culture with continual improvements on product quality, production efficiency and cost reduction...

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TSMC University Collaboration Programs

TSMC University Collaboration Programs

TSMC has significantly expanded its interaction with universities in Taiwan with the establishment of four research centers...

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2018/03

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TSMC Assists Customers Manufacturing Lower Energy Consumption Products and Enabling Global Energy Saving Sustainable Solutions

TSMC Assists Customers Manufacturing Lower Energy Consumption Products and Enabling Global Energy Saving Sustainable Solutions

With the continuously vigorous development of the global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry...

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TSMC Continues to Enhance Contractor Management

TSMC Continues to Enhance Contractor Management

Contractors are important partners of TSMC, and continuous enhancement on work environment safety is a key part of...

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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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Air Quality Improvement Actions

Air Quality Improvement Actions

TSMC is committed to improving the air quality in central Taiwan. Since 2015, in order to reduce PM2.5 caused by straw burning...

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2018/02

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TSMC Ranked Top 10 U.S. Patent Assignee for 2nd Year

TSMC Ranked Top 10 U.S. Patent Assignee for 2nd Year

As the leading global dedicated IC foundry service provider, TSMC continues pioneering advanced technology and enabling...

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TSMC Powers Ambiq Micro's World's-Lowest Energy Consumption Solutions

TSMC Powers Ambiq Micro's World's-Lowest Energy Consumption Solutions

Leveraging TSMC's industry-leading 40nm Near-Vt (NVT) technology platform, Ambiq Micro, the pioneer and leader in ultra-low...

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The second "Big Love Charity Sharing Session" shows TSMC's achievements in charity

The second

TSMC’s Charity Foundation was officially established in June 2017. On the basis of TSMC Volunteer Program...

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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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2018/01

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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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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 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 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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