Outstanding Business Integrity Earning Wide Recognition
◆ Everlight Chemical ranked among the top 6-20% companies in the 2021 TWSE Corporate Governance Evaluation. The Company also ranked among the top 11-20% of listed companies in the Non-Finance/Electronics category.
◆ Everlight Plant I and Plant III have been awarded the A+ grade for bonded factories by Taipei Customs of the Customs Administration under the Ministry of Finance.
Green Chemistry and Circular Economy Practices
◆ The Company received the 1st and 2nd Green Chemistry Application and Innovation Awards by the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) of Taiwan.
◆ Everlight Plant III received the 2021 Circular Economy Award by the Taiwan Chemical Industry Association (TCIA).
◆ Everlight Plant IV received another Green Factory Label.
◆ Environmental management performance：
● Achieved 1,190 MWh in electricity savings (1.2% of total power consumption), 4,284 GJ in energy savings, and 619 tCO2e in carbon emissions reduction.
● Reduced total water consumption by 10% and achieved a water reuse rate (R2) of 86%
● Achieved a waste recycling and reuse rate of 69%, with 3.2% of hazardous industrial waste recycled.
● Achieved a greenhouse gas emissions intensity of 8.9 GJ per NT$ million in output value, representing a reduction by 7% from 2020.
● Achieved an atom economy of 67.1%.
Community Engagement and Industry-Academia Collaborations
◆ Everlight Plant II received the high distinction award for its participation in the Taoyuan City River Adoption Program for Businesses.
◆ Each of our plants continues to support elementary schools and high schools in local communities through annual donations.
◆ The Company established the Everlight Award for Green Chemistry Research to honor the work of outstanding researchers in the field.
◆ The Company provides access to the Global Kids Junior Monthly and Global Kids Monthly magazines by the Commonwealth Publishing Group for 21 elementary schools in rural Taoyuan.
Green Procurement Practices and Corporate Responsibility
◆ The Taipei headquarters and all Everlight plants received green purchasing awards from the local government.
◆ All four of Everlight’s plants in Taiwan have passed follow-up audits for the Bluesign certification.
Efforts in Disease Prevention and Business Continuity
◆ In response to the pandemic, the Company set up a remote work system and held multiple webinars. These practices have been greatly appreciated by our clients and were also featured in the special report in the 1757th issue of Business Weekly.