Green Design

Consistent Green Thinking Promote low-loss,
high-performance semiconductor components

Product design should not only be concerned with the cost, function and quality of the product, but also the potential impact of the product on the environment. We prioritize the selection of parts and components that can improve energy efficiency and do not use harmful substances to achieve energy efficiency, carbon reduction and green requirements.Semiconductor components are an important part of electronic products.

In line with the green design mindset, semiconductor components that are used must have low-loss and high-performance characteristics, and WT is strengthening the promotion of green and high-performance semiconductor component products so that clients can adhere to the design concepts and principles of environmental protection, energy efficiency and optimization.

As a professional distributor of semiconductor components, WT provides the products, manufactured by global leading semiconductor companies, with the features of efficiency improvement and better performance under less power consumption.

In addition, through our understanding of market development trends and our mastery of low-consumption and high- efficiency product application technologies, WT continues to promote and provide education and training on low- consumption and high-efficiency products, providing clients with suitable low-consumption and high-efficiency product solutions or reference designs and assisting clients in realizing green designs. In 2021, NT$609 million was invested in R&D, an increase of 57.77% compared to 2020.

These low-consumption and high-efficiency electronic components are widely used in various applications such as communications, computers and peripherals, consumer electronics, industrial control, the Internet of Things and automobiles through the promotion of WT. As the demand for energy efficiency, carbon reduction and environmental protection is recognized by consumers, the demand from clients has also increased.

Advanced electronic system for comprehensive implementation paperless inventory management

In Taiwan, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Singapore and Korea, WT has logistics centers for receiving and delivering goods. When purchasing goods, orders are placed in the logistics center nearest to the client according to their demand, thus reducing the distance between warehouse transfer, delivery and transportation. All logistics center operations have been integrated with advanced logistics information systems, enabling paperless electronic operations. Every corner of the logistics center is connected via WiFi.. After scanning the product and storage barcode with a PDA, the system will immediately adjust the account and change the storage position without the need for inventory cards.

Not only packaging reduction, but also recycling

WT has continued to invest in packaging reduction, including prioritizing the use of paper pallets for product carriage in the warehouse and for outbound shipments, reducing the number of product fillers. We also use renewable materials for packaging materials required in logistics operations. Meanwhile, related logistics operations systems have been digitalized and the number of shipping trips has been optimized through the system. In 2021, there were 12,236 fewer shipping trips, thanks to the system’s consolidation of order shipments.

After the products are stocked, if there is no need to re-pack and re-deliver, they will be directly stocked in the packaging of the original shipment. If they need to be re-packed, all the cartons and filling materials inside the cartons will be recycled when they are stocked, so that they can be recycled and classified as “environmentally friendly cartons” for statistical and management purposes. We not only give priority to recycled cartons for shipment but also reduce the use of new cartons. The cartons we purchase ourselves are not redundantly printed, but only marked with cautions. The padding used to protect the products inside the cartons is made of environmentally friendly materials that that are naturally biodegradable. The average amount of padding used per carton has been reduced from 0.37 meters per carton in 2020 to 0.23 meters per carton in 2021, a significant decrease of 37.84%. The use of pallets in logistics centers will also be prioritized over the use of paper pallets and less plastic.


Climate Change Response

Promote TCFD project to initiate climate change management The risks of climate change brought about by global warming may cause unanticipated operational impacts. As an important enterprise in the electronic product distribution business, WT should play a leading role at both the top and bottom of the chain the top and bottom of the chain, and at the same time fully understanding the risks and opportunities that climate change may bring in the electronic industry

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Operational Mechanism for Sustainability Management

6 Step Protocol for Sustainability Issue Management WT voluntary enact sustainable policies and initiatives for environmental, social, corporate governance, and economic and trade compliance. Meanwhile, these sustainable policies and initiatives are all approved by the Board of Directors and published after the approval of the board’s chairman. In addition, the senior vice president Kerry Hsu was appointed as Chief Corporate Governance Officer by the Board of Directors in 2019 and established an “WT Microelectronics Sustainable

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Talent Development

WT attentively undertakes the best career planning for its employees Corporate development stems from our belief in the cultivation of talent. WT group stresses the importance of employees’ overall development and creates a working environment suitable for the right people. In a fast-changing environment, in order to equip our employees with the ability to respond to future changes, WT has established a training and development plan to effectively transform learning into work results. Average training

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Tax Policy

Control of risk The first step towards sound growth and sustainable operation Tax is the basis for governments to provide local infrastructure and public services, and is an important source of funding to advance global sustainable development goals. In response to changes in global tax environment, increasingly complex cross- border transactions and global anti-avoidance trends, we continue to interact and cooperate with tax authorities in countries where we operate. Under the trend of international tax

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