WIN Semiconductors (3105 TT) announced today that it has been selected for inclusion for the first time in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). WIN Semiconductors joins the prestigious index along with its much larger Taiwan peers TSMC (2330 TT), ASE (3711 TT) and UMC (2303 TT).
The DJSI World Index is comprised of corporate leaders in global sustainability and represents the top 10% of the largest 2,500 companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index based on long-term economic and environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. Each year more than 7,300 companies around the world are evaluated.
WIN Semiconductors received top scores in the annual assessment for Innovation Management and Product Quality as well as Environmental and Social reporting. The company was also ranked very highly in Business Conduct and Talent Attraction and Retention. “WIN Semiconductors is very proud to be selected as a constituent for the DJSI World Index for the first time joining its global peers in sustainability leadership”, stated WIN Semiconductors Chairman Dennis Chen (陳進財). “WIN’s employees throughout all departments are committed to improving overall management of sustainability issues and have been consistently working together to achieve our company goals. This global award is recognition of WIN’s commitment to continuous innovation and long-term sustainability.”
Manjit Jus, Global Head of ESG Research and Data, S&P Global:
“We congratulate WIN Semiconductors for being included in the DJSI World Index. A DJSI distinction is a reflection of being a sustainability leader in your industry. With a record number of companies participating in the 2020 Corporate Sustainability Assessment and more stringent rules for inclusion this year, this sets your company apart and rewards your continued commitment to people and planet."
WIN has the world's largest production capacity in the GaAs industry with monthly capacity reaching 41,000 wafers and continues to be optimistic about the future demand for compound semiconductor wafer foundry. To fulfill the long-term demand from customers, WIN will be entering the Southern Taiwan Science Park in Kaohsiung to establish an additional fab, which is expected to lay the foundation for its next 20 years. WIN also consistently ranks within the top 5% of all listed-companies in Taiwan on the annual TWSE Corporate Governance Assessment.
For more information on WIN Semiconductors or to download the 2019 Sustainability report please visit https://www.winfoundry.com/en-US.
The full results and list of DJSI constituents are available at https://www.spglobal.com/esg/csa/.
Launched in 1999, the DJSI including the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World) were among the very first set of global indices to track the largest and leading sustainability-driven publicly listed companies. S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit: www.spglobal.com/spdji.