In the past year, after the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, drastic climate changes, supply chain disruptions, and international turmoil, the world and Taiwan have been affected economically, socially, culturally, and environmentally. Localization, human life, and industrial development are facing permanent changes at some levels. Axiomtek demonstrates resilience and transformation, continues to face the challenges of keeping pace with the times in corporate operations, pays attention to ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance; Environment, Society and Corporate Governance) and corporate social responsibility, and embraces long-term corporate transformation and inclusiveness.
Axiomtek established a sustainable development committee in February 2021, which is responsible for promoting the sustainable operation of various businesses including environmental sustainability, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, integrity management and risk management, popularizing the concept of sustainable management, and achieving sustainable development. Participate in the implementation of all staff.
Axiomtek aims to become a "benchmark enterprise" and "hidden champion" in the industry, focusing on innovative technology, global localization, and risk management, and in the United Nations Sustainable Development SDGs17 goals, it pays special attention to (3) good health and social welfare, (8) Decent Work and Economic Growth, (11) Sustainable Cities, (12) Responsible Consumption and Production, and (17) Global Partners. Actively formulate relevant codes of conduct at different levels, care for employees and the disadvantaged, attach importance to environmental protection, and abide by corporate integrity and corporate governance. In 2021, to maintain the health of colleagues, we implement paid vaccine leave, encourage colleagues to vaccinate, and improve group protection; the management system was adjusted flexibly on a rolling basis to jointly protect the health of employees.
The company attaches great importance to customer relationships, integrity management and customer privacy protection, actively introduces RBA-like CSR management system audits, and passes the evaluation of third-party certification units entrusted by customers; implements training for all colleagues and 87 major suppliers. In 2021, Axiomtek’s global total number of employees exceeded 700. It continues to promote gender equality in work, diversity, and a friendly workplace composed of cross-generations and encourages club activities to connect work and interests. In addition to the existing seven clubs, the newly established “Mountaineering Club”, to experience the beauty of Taiwan's mountains and urban and rural areas, add more healthy leisure and diversification and balance physical and mental health.
Axiomtek adheres to the spirit of global localization development strategy and innovative value and continues to incorporate ESG sustainable thinking into its business strategy and internalize it into its daily practice; contributing to a better future.
Core Concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Axiomtek
- To attend to corporate governance with integrity and honesty
- To run the business with integrity and attach great importance to the rights and interests of all stakeholders
- To protect customer and trade information
- To operate the business with probity without engaging in illegal transactions
- To respect and protect intellectual property rights
- To abide by laws and regulations to ensure the rights and interests of employees
- To practice flexible working hours and provide a high-quality working environment for employees
- To encourage community participation and humanistic care activities
- To avoid using hazardous substances under proper supply chain management
- To persist in product innovation and green design
- To promote energy conservation with collaboration among employees
The policy of Corporate Social Responsibility at Axiomtek
Since its inception, Axiomtek has been actively attaching importance to technical cultivation and its long-term development while taking into account the interests of employees, customers, shareholders, suppliers, society, among all stakeholders. Also actively carrying out corporate social responsibility, Axiomtek has become an example to domestic enterprises in the pursuit of sustainable development.
- To be an example to enterprises in the pursuit of sustainable development
- To adhere to integrity and honesty
- To care for employees and the disadvantaged
- To design green products for environmental protection
Our approach to implementation
To adhere to integrity and honesty
It has always been the Company's practice to emphasize a corporate spirit of integrity and honesty, to abide by the laws and business ethics, and to maintain excellent corporate governance. Prohibiting improper profits and unfair business competition, the Company has been respecting intellectual property rights, committed to protecting the privacy of each customer and business partner. To make life better and society a better place to live, the Company has been contributing to the establishment of various communication channels, engagement in community volunteering, and promotion of social responsibility.
To care for employees and the disadvantaged
Giving priority to employee safety and health conforming to governmental regulations, the Company has been offering reasonable salaries and benefits, granting all employees equal rights, treasuring, and bringing up talents. At Axiomtek, any discrimination of any kind is strictly prohibited, and so are child labor and forced labor. With a firm stand to support the balance of life and the well-being of physical and mental health, the Company has been offering reasonable and flexible working hours, aiming to create a safe, healthy, stimulating and comfortable working environment through an open management model for better communication with employees.
To design green products for environmental protection
Regarding product development, the design mentality lies in the endurance of the product life cycle from the very outset where efforts have been made throughout the entire process of material selection, product design, supplier management, and manufacturing to reduce energy consumption, enhance efficiency, streamline the process, and develop green, environment-friendly products. To meet the management guideline on banned and restricted hazardous substances as required by customers and stakeholders, all specifications of the product have been carefully designed to deliver high quality. Making every possible effort in all business aspects, the Company is proud to have been helping protect the environment, fulfilling its responsibility as a world citizen.
Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
Seeing that CSR activity is an integral part of management among which stakeholders' right and interest constitutes a core of its value system, Axiomtek had formed a Corporate Social Responsibility Committee (hereinafter referred to as "CSR Team") to integrate resources among its internal functional organizations for better management, thus reinforcing its commitment to its value systems. Led by the Chairman and CEO, the CSR Team consists of the Legal Office, Procurement, Quality Assurance and Engineering, R&D, Customer Relations, Finance and Human Resources all of which have been collectively managing various issues related to stakeholders, such as customers, suppliers, governments, employees, shareholders, society, and so on, during their day-to-day operation in a systematic manner, aiming to fulfill its corporate social responsibility, vision and mission.
Furthermore, different stakeholders may have different concerns in their minds, and Axiomtek's obligation and responsibility is to respond to their concerns in the best way possible such that each stakeholder’s needs might be addressed. The Company is boasting about its smooth communication channel throughout which all dedicated personnel is always committed to listening to the stakeholders, collecting voices from all directions, and replying to each stakeholder’s needs with comprehensive analysis and feasible resolutions. At Axiomtek, a good rapport with its stakeholders is constantly being built, thanks to the good job done by its CSR Team.
|Corporate Governance Section
||Corporate governance and management
Disclosure of financial information
Compliance with laws and regulations
|Employee Care Section
||Development of human resources
Human right management
Establishment of a healthy and friendly working environment
Promotion of cultural, educational and charity activities, care for the
|Environmental Care Section
||Environmental policy and management system
Enhancement of efficiency of energy consumption
Fulfillment of the responsibility of the product to the environment
Management of environmental issues
Management of occupational safety and health policy
|Green Development Section
||Customer service and satisfaction
Minimization of the impact of raw materials on the environment
Research and development on green products
Management of product quality, reliability and customer relations
In order to implement its corporate social responsibility while facilitating the progress of the economy, environment and society, the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee (i.e. CSR Team) was established along with the "Code of Practice for Corporate Social Responsibility" so as to achieve sustainable development of the Company. As one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of PC-based industrial computer products, Axiomtek is committed to implementing pollution prevention and related environmental protection measures in line with the quality control system as required in ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 13485. Under the highest environmental policy "relentless environmental protection for sustainable resource abundance", the Company is committed to:
* Complying with relevant requirements and regulations of national environmental protection laws and environmental protection organizations;
* Educating its employees with the concept of environmental protection; and
* Communicating with suppliers of raw materials, as well as third-party vendors on the topic of environmental protection, jointly upholding environmental protection and a sustainable economy.