TSMC has built its hazardous substance process management system for 13 years and will continue to carry out its mission of green manufacturing and environmental management.
CASE STUDY

TSMC Puts its Green Manufacturing Mission into Practice with a Hazardous Substance Process Management System

Continuously Improving our Management System to Protect the Earth’s Ecosystems
David Chang
2019/05/10

TSMC fulfills its corporate social responsibilities with vigorous efforts to implement hazardous substance process management. In addition to ISO 14001, TSMC built an IECQ QC 080000 Hazardous Substance Process Management system in 2006, which satisfies both EU RoHS compliance guidelines and our customers’ green product requirements, and also supports customers in entering the EU market with green manufacturing services. In 2017, IECQ QC 080000 was revised by adding Risk-based Thinking into the Company’s hazardous substance management system. In 2018, TSMC synchronized with international standards and passed a third party audit to receive certification on its revised IECQ QC 080000.

TSMC’s Hazardous Substance Process Management System Protects the Earth’s Ecology

As science and technology continues to develop, electronic products and applications are already inseparable part of our lives. To avoid the harmful environmental impact of hazardous waste disposal, international communities have issued and signed agreements and conventions to reduce harmful environmental impact. To fulfill the Company’s responsibilities in eco-friendly electronic products and environmental protection, TSMC built an IECQ QC 080000 hazardous substance process management system in compliance with the ISO 9001 framework. TSMC’s Hazardous Substance Free (HSF) commitment and policy was set by top management, leading the company’s teams to build comprehensive management and control on organizational operations, and reviewing the performance regularly to achieve the goal of “hazardous substance free”.

TSMC Hazardous Substance Process Management System

Hazardous Substance Free Requirements Identification and Control Planning

Hazardous Substance Management, Monitor and Continuous Improvement

Improve Hazardous Substance Management Continuously

TSMC has established its IECQ QC 080000 hazardous substance process management system for 13 years. To achieve the goal of making hazardous substance free products, TSMC sends product samples to external laboratories for professional and unbiased tests, and implements annual third party audits for management system certification. All these actions have resulted in creating an effective management system. As a semiconductor industry leader, TSMC will continue to carry out its mission of green manufacturing and environmental management to fulfill responsibility as a citizen of the Earth.