Action Guidelines for Sustainable Management

Determining the Company's core sustainability management issues

WT has sustainable policies and initiatives for environmental‭, ‬social‭, ‬corporate governance‭, ‬economic and trade compliance which‭ ‬were voluntarily formulated Sustainable Development Team and subsequently approved and published by the Chairman of the Board under authorization of the Board of Directors‭.‬

The Senior Vice President Kerry Hsu was appointed as Chief Corporate Governance Officer by the Board of Directors in 2019‭, ‬and the Chief Application Officer Dr‭. ‬Willie Sun as Chief Sustainability Officer when the ESG Sustainable Development Team was founded in 2021‭. ‬On October 28‭, ‬2022‭, ‬the ESG implementation results and the plan for 2023‭ ‬were presented to the Board‭. ‬To implement the Company’s sustainable development vision‭, ‬the sustainability strategic goals and management guidelines were drawn up under supervision of the Board‭, ‬and a review plan to be made as needed‭. ‬From 2022‭, ‬the GHG inventory results and finalized sustainability report are set to be regularly presented to the Board‭. ‬Climate governance‭, ‬which has become indispensable for WT’s operations‭ ‬since the introduction of the Climate Change Financial Disclosure‭ (‬TCFD‭) ‬project‭, ‬will also be regularly brought to the Board‭.‬

Sustainable governance-related items brought to the Board of Directors

2022.01.06

‭[‬Presentation‭] ‬Report on WT Education Foundation

‭[‬Discussion‭] ‬Passed the donation to WT Education Foundation‭ ‬

2022.02.24

‭[‬Discussion‭] ‬Passed the amendment to the Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice Principles

‭[‬Discussion‭] ‬Passed the Amendment to the Corporate Governance Best Practice Principles

2022.04.07

‭[‬Discussion‭] ‬Passed the stipulation of Sustainability Report Preparation and Verification Operating Procedures

2022.05.09

‭[‬Presentation‭] ‬Report on GHG inventory and verification schedule planning

2022.08.05

‭[‬Presentation‭] ‬Report on GHG inventory and verification schedule planning

‭[‬Discussion‭] ‬Passed the Amendment to the Corporate Governance Best Practice Principles

2022.10.28

‭[‬Presentation‭] ‬Report on GHG inventory and verification schedule implementation progress

‭[‬Presentation‭] ‬Report on communication with stakeholders in 2021

‭[‬Presentation‭] ‬Report on the Sustainable Development Team’s ESG implementation results and plan for 2023

WT follows the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards for reporting principles to manage sustainability issues‭. ‬Major stakeholders were identified‭, ‬material issues determined‭, ‬and the organizational boundary defined through a five-step engagement process in compliance with the principles of stakeholder inclusiveness‭, ‬sustainability context‭, ‬materiality‭, ‬and completeness‭.‬

Strategies and practices to cope with the impact of material sustainability issues

WT has procedures in place requiring the policy‭, ‬planning and implementation of specific matters in the course of operation to be‭, ‬regularly or occasionally‭, ‬presented or submitted for discussion to the Board of Directors‭. ‬For example‭, ‬the Rules of Procedure for Board of Directors’ Meetings Articles 10‭ ‬and 12‭ ‬and the Corporate Governance Best Practice Principles Articles 25‭ ‬and 35‭ ‬clearly stipulate the types of matters that must be discussed or resolved by the Board of Directors‭. ‬The Sustainable Development Best Practice Principles Article 8‭ ‬requires the proposals and implementation of sustainable development policies‭, ‬systems‭, ‬management guidelines‭, ‬and specific roll-out plans to be presented to the Board of Directors on an occasional basis‭. ‬In addition‭, ‬the Ethical Corporate Management Best Practice Principles and the Procedures for Ethical Management and Guidelines‭  ‬for Conduct specify that the formulation of ethical operation policies and prevention plans‭, ‬any major violations determined by investigation‭, ‬or any major losses caused to the Company must be presented to the Board of Directors‭.‬ According to applicable laws and regulations or internal procedures‭, ‬items need to be adopted by resolution of the Board of Directors are submitted for‭ ‬”discussion‭,” ‬while those do not require to adopted by resolution of the Board are submitted for‭ “presentation”. ‬After being signed and approved by senior management‭, ‬an item is added to the agenda of next Board meeting by Stock Affairs Unit for the Board of Directors to make a resolution in the case of a discussion item‭, ‬or raise questions or made suggestions in the case of a presentation item‭.‬ From 2022‭, ‬GHG inventory and finalized sustainability report are required to be regularly presented to the Board of Directors‭. ‬Climate governance‭, ‬which has become indispensable for WT’s operations since the introduction of the Climate Change Financial Disclosure‭ (‬TCFD‭) ‬project‭, ‬will also be regularly brought to the Board‭. ‬In 2023‭, ‬factors such as the impact type and degree of existing sustainability issues will be reviewed to assess and revise the scope of major impacts of existing procedures‭, ‬and major environmental and social impacts will come under the supervision of Board of Directors‭. ‬WT’s Board of Directors adopted a total of‭ ‬57‭ ‬major resolutions in 2022‭, ‬which have all been published on the WT official website‭ (‬Major Resolutions of Board Meetings‭).‬

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