In 2015, United Nations adopted 17 Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) with end goals for 2030. FENC responds with various projects to accomplish UN SDGs.
FENC's Contribution to UN SDGs
FENC makes regular cash donation to non-profit organizations and participates in outreach programs for the disadvantaged.
FERD hosted Christmas Charity Market, inviting 10 local non-profit organizations to participate and generated nearly NT$ 94,000 in revenue.
Taiwan Headquarters implemented strict pandemic control measures, creating healthy and environmental dining culture and improving satisfaction rate for 4 consecutive years.
APG Polytech donates new refrigerators and over 135 kg of food to local NGO in the U.S. to help families in need.
FENC develops innovative materials for products that combat the pandemic and protect public health.
FENC donated NT$ 6 million to Central Epidemic Command Center through non-profit foundation.
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital continues to improve healthcare quality, providing service to over 5,000 patients daily and improving public health.
FENC held the 12th FENC Classic Marathon, running for health with over 3,000 runners.
FENC promotes employee health care by offering on-site health checkups and flu vaccines at work.
FEPV introduced chain grate boiler, which reduced SOx by 60% during the treatment process.
FENC promotes International Talent Program with 199 top-performing managers and staff enrolling in foreign language programs and online courses offered by international universities.
FENC incubates next-generation digital management talents with training for 101 top-performing managers and staff.
FENC served as the speaker at 2 sustainability lectures, sharing experience with nearly 150 students and faculty members.
FENC hosted the 12th Taiwan Young Physicists Tournament, improving students’ ability in physics and English debate in Taiwan.
FENC hosted two sessions of Y. Z. Hsu Innovation Forum with over 30,000 students and public audience in attendance.
Yuan Ze University, Oriental Institute of Technology and Yu Chang Technical and Commercial Vocational Senior High School continue to improve educational quality.
FENC offers comprehensive deputy and family care system, increasing female employees’ willingness to return to FENC after maternity leave with a retention rate of 92%.
FENC values gender equality, increasing female supervisors by 64% in the last decade.
FENC optimizes water recycling management at production sites, increasing total recycled and reused water by 2% in 2020.
OPTC signed water reclamation contract with Taoyuan City Government, committing to water reclamation project.
OTIZ adopts water reclamation and reuse technology, greatly reducing water consumption at the south side of the plant by 46%.
FENC avoided 78,955 tCO2e in carbon emissions with 97 energy saving and carbon reduction projects.
FENC established solar power stations at 10 production sites with 12.4 MW in capacity.
Cogeneration plant at Hsinpu Chemical Fiber Plant is recognized by the government as an energy saving plant.
FENC production sites in Taiwan completed the signing of Zero Fee for Migrant Workers Policy Statement. Migrant workers will not be responsible for any recruitment related fees in 2021.
FENC launched the International Talent Pool project, which is scheduled to be completed in 2021. Once completed, it will advance the deployment of corporate talents among international locations.
Talent Pool Program in Taiwan recruited 20 students for corporate internship.
FEFC developed AIoT system with 30 students with Smart Machinery Industry-Academia Program – Lean Smart Manager Training Program.
FENC offers expat subsidy during the COVID-19 pandemic to appreciate expat employees’ hard work.
FENC devoted NT$ 740 million in forward looking R&D.
FENC received 841 patent approvals.
Far Eastern Y. Z. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation held Y. Z. Hsu Science Award, encouraging 30 scholars with foresights and presented NT$ 11.4 million in prizes to accelerate technological research and development.
FEAV is fair trade certified by Fair Trade USA.
FENC conducts human rights due diligence that covers 100% of employees and proposes improvements based on results.
FEPV collaborates with port container terminal and builds deep water wharf to improve transportation efficiency for raw materials.
Far Eastern International Architectural Forum by Far Eastern Memorial Foundation focuses on impact of social issues on architectural design.
FERD engages in diverse land development projects with sustainability as the core value.
2020 green product revenues reached NT$ 32.77 billion.
FENC gives waste PET bottles new life and achieves sustainable development in the polyester industry.
Multiple products won high standard green certifications.
TopGreen®ChemCycle won Outstanding Enterprise in Circular Economy – Two Star from Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan.
FIGP completes the second production line for the recycling and remanufacturing of waste PET bottles.
FIGP is the only local rPET supplier in Japan with zero cancelled bid and has sold its entire inventory of PET bales.
FENC develops new nylon production process, reducing GHG emissions by 60% and water consumption during dyeing by 90%.
FENC issued the 8th sustainability report.
FENC is the first polyester manufacturer in Taiwan to sign TCFD and the first traditional manufacturer in Taiwan to issue the declaration of signing.
FENC activates comprehensive GHG emissions inventory project, identifying and conducting inventory of major indirect emission sources.
FENC collaborates with Parley for the Oceans and local governments in Taiwan to recycle and remanufacture waste PET bottles collected from the ocean.
FENC strengthens water resources management at water tight zones, reducing water withdrawal by 23%, water consumption by 10% and wastewater discharge by 29% in 2020.
FENC gives new life to waste PET bottles, recycling 21 billion PET bottles each year, enough to circle the earth 120.5 times.
OPTC develops ultrasonic sludge reduction technology and completes the installation in 2021, improving sludge reduction by 58%.
FEIS installed sludge drying system, reducing moisture content and reducing sludge by 50%.
FENC recorded 12 consecutive years of zero bad debts.
FENC commissions external agency to conduct Board Performance Evaluation.
FENC creates sound risk control with Risk Control Policies.
FENC enhances tax management transparency with Tax Governance Policy.
FENC strengthens anti-corruption and anti-bribery management with Best Practice Principles of Ethical Corporation Management.
FENC established Sustainability Committee, a quantum leap in corporate sustainability.
FENC issued 2 sustainable financial products, fulfilling sustainable development with investors.
FENC created virtual exhibition at 2020 TITAS, dissolving physical barriers amid COVID-19 lockdowns.
Kuanyin Dyeing and Finishing Plant received SLCP accreditations for two consecutive years.
FEAV is inducted into Bình Dương Green Book, answering Vietnamese government’s call for balanced economic and environmental growth with environmental protection campaigns.
FENC conducted 135,031 stakeholder dialogues with over 753,297 participants.