TSMC Wins Taiwan CSR Gold Award

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. – November 19, 2010 - TSMC (TWSE:2330, NYSE:TSM) today received the 2010 Taiwan CSR Awards’ “Gold Award” for manufacturing, the highest honor granted by the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy. This was TSMC’s second consecutive year to win the Gold Award, which recognizes the company’s 2009 Corporate Social Responsibility Report as well its continued efforts in corporate governance, social welfare, and environmental protection.

“As an important member of the technology industry, TSMC’s goal is not only to maintain its global competitive leadership and support Taiwan’s globalization and economic growth, but also to continue carrying out its corporate social responsibilities and to act as a good corporate citizen,” said TSMC Chairman and CEO Dr. Morris Chang. “ We are honored to receive this award, and we will continue to improve our competitive advantage, create more value for shareholders, and act as a positive force in society.”

The 2010 Taiwan CSR Awards Ceremony was held today at the MOTC Convention Center, and Vice President Vincent Siew attended as guest of honor.