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Corporate Social Responsibility

Evaluation item Implementation status Deviations from the Ethical Corporate Management Best Practice Principles for TWSE / TPEx Listed Companies and reasons thereof
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  • Ⅰ.Does the Company establish an exclusively (or concurrently) dedicated unit to implement corporate social responsibility (CSR), conduct a risk assessment of environmental, social, or corporate governance (ESG) issues associated with its operations based on the principle of materiality, formulate relevant risk management policies or strategies, and disclose them on the Company website and annual report?
V
  •    The Company has established the Finance and Accounting Department as the concurrent unit of corporate governance to be responsible for corporate governance-related businesses and appointed Chief Finance and Accounting Officer, Vice President Li-Hui Chang, as the head of corporate governance to be responsible for the formulation and supervision of policies, management guidelines, and objectives on issues such as corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, corporate ethical management, environmental sustainability, and risk management.All relevant departments will conduct risk assessments, formulate countermeasures according to their duties, and review them regularly every year.
No material deviation
  • Ⅱ.Does the Company establish an exclusively (or concurrently) dedicated unit to implement CSR, and has the Board of Directors appointed senior management with responsibility for CSR and report the handling status to the Board of Directors?
V
  •    The Audit Office and the Administration Office shall coordinate and promote the work related to corporate social responsibility.Besides advocating energy-saving and resource recycling to employees, the Company also sells eco-friendly materials frames in stores and requires the stores to regularly participate in community cleaning services in their respective communities to give back to society in order to fulfill relevant corporate social responsibilities.
No material deviation
  • Ⅲ.Environmental issues
  • A. Does the Company establish an appropriate environmental management system based on its industrial characteristics?
V
  • A.The Company is mainly engaged in the optical retail industry, which has a much lower impact on the environment than that of the general manufacturing industry. Therefore, the focal point concerning a friendly environment is to focus on power saving and the reduction of paperwork in stores. To develop a sustainable environment and utilize all resources more efficiently, various energy-saving management systems have been established.
No material deviation
  • B. Does the Company endeavor to utilize all resources more efficiently and use renewable materials that have a low impact on the environment?
V
  • B. To improve the utilization efficiency of various resources, the Company has established an e-document management center to adopt online approval documents, reduce the use of paper, and continuously and strongly promote to reduce unnecessary printing. If printing is necessary, documents should be printed in double-sided or by recycled paper. In the new fiscal year, it is hoped that the paper consumption can be reduced by 5% and the utilization rate of recycled paper can reach 20%. For the power consumption, apart from establishing energy-saving habits among employees, meanwhile, the Company also reduces use hours of air-conditioning and raises the average indoor temperature in the new fiscal year, hoping to achieve a 3% reduction in electricity consumption compared with the previous year and a 0.6% reduction in electricity bills in 2020 from the previous year."
No material deviation
  • C. Does the Company evaluate the current and future potential risks and opportunities of climate change, and take countermeasures to respond to climate-related issues?
V
  • C. The temperature rise caused by global warming will escalate the power consumption of air-conditioning in stores and increase the Company's operating costs. To effectively mitigate the impact, the Company actively participates in various government energy-saving and carbon-reduction policies and adopts winter and summer uniforms to reduce the hardship of colleagues during business operations.Furthermore, a crisis response team is set up to deal with the impact of natural disasters on the stores.
No material deviation
  • D.Does the Company conduct statistics on the greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption, and total waste weight for the past two years, and correspondingly formulate management policies for energy saving and carbon reduction, greenhouse gas reduction, water use reduction, or other wastes?
V
  • D.The Company takes part in demonstration coaching of greenhouse gas reduction in the commercial service industry conducted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, promotes the operation of improving energy usage in stores, energy-saving potential of energy-consuming equipment, and lessening energy expenditure, and conducts periodic reviews. In 2020, 373,541 kWh of electricity has been saved. In 2021, it is expected to continuously expand the implementation stores and achieve the goal of doubling the power-saving kWh.
No material deviation
  • Ⅳ.Social issues
  • A.Does the Company formulate appropriate management policies and procedures according to relevant regulations and the International Bill of Human Rights?
V
  • A.The Company respects and stands by the labor standards “United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights,” ”United Nations Global Covenant,” and “International Labor Organization Convention,” and formulates relevant working rules of the Company accordingly, including fairness and non-discrimination, good labor relations, and prohibition of child labor, prohibition of forced and compulsory labor, working hours specification, compliance with basic salary, the establishment of a safe and healthy working environment, education and training, supplier management, smooth communication channels for employee rights, etc., and continuously disseminates at the annual grassroots and cadre training meetings at all levels.
No material deviation
  • B.Does the Company formulate and implement reasonable employee benefit measures (including remuneration, vacation, and other benefits) and appropriately reflect operating performance or results in employee compensation?
V
  • B.To fully take care of employees to ensure their living conditions, provide good working conditions, and meet their needs, besides providing basic security according to law, the Employee Welfare Committee is also set up to handle various employee welfare activities and subsidies.The Company has formulated relevant remuneration, various bonuses, and performance appraisal schemes to effectively link work performance with individual remuneration.
No material deviation
  • C.Does the Company provide a healthy and safe work environment, and organize health and safety training for its employees on a regular basis?
V
  • C.To ensure the safety and health of all employees, the Company has formulated and published "Employee Welfare, Working Environment and Personal Safety Protection Measures" on the Company's website, together with regular lectures on health and safety concepts, health and safety work codes of practice, emergency response, firefighting and first aid knowledge, other health and safety knowledge related to employee operations, etc.
No material deviation
  • D.Does the Company establish effective career development and training plans for its employees?
V
  • D.The Company has a complete training system with an in-house entrepreneurship approach and assists employees in obtaining professional licenses required for their work through educational training.
No material deviation
  • E.Does the Company comply with relevant regulations and international standards in terms of customer health and safety, customer privacy, marketing and labeling of products and services, and formulate relevant consumer protection policies and complaint procedures?
V
  • E.All the Company's products are labeled according to the Commodity Labeling Act. Meanwhile, the 0800 service consultation hotline is set up, where a dedicated person will track and improve the problems raised by customers. Also, the "Whistleblowing Measures" are disclosed on the Company's website, and a special email is set up to provide employees and consumers to report any improper practices, and the Company has designated appropriate authority to handle it personally.
No material deviation
  • F.Does the Company formulate supplier management policies that require suppliers to comply with relevant regulations on environmental protection, occupational safety and health, or labor rights and its implementation?
V
  • F.The Company has established the “Supplier Management Policy” and the procurement department will conduct an assessment on the suppliers' relevant corporate social responsibility.
    Before entering contracts with suppliers, the Company assesses that if there is any material adverse effect on the environment and society, the Company will proactively terminate the relevant transactions with suppliers.
No material deviation
  • G.Do the Company's website and annual report disclose the protection measures and implementation of employee safety and working environment?
V
  • G.The Company regularly carries out promotions and drills for disasters and robberies, keeps relevant methods and examples on the Company's internal and external websites, and installs security systems in all stores and plants in connection with the system security company.See Note II for drill examples.
No material deviation
  • H.Does the Company refer to international human rights conventions, formulate policies to protect human rights and specific management plans, and disclose them on the Company website or annual report?
V
  • H.The Company abides by relevant business and labor regulations and formulates the "work rules" and other relevant management policies and procedures according to law to protect the legitimate rights and interests of employees.When recruiting employees, there is no restraint on gender, religion, race, or political standpoint. Through open recruitment, people are employed based on talents.
No material deviation
  • Ⅴ.Does the Company compile the corporate social responsibility (CSR) report following the internationally accepted standards or guidelines for the preparation of reports to disclose non-financial information of the Company? Has the aforesaid report received assurance or certification opinion of the third-party accreditation institution?
V
  •     The Company abides by relevant business and labor regulations and formulates the "work rules" and other relevant management policies and procedures according to law to protect the legitimate rights and interests of employees.When recruiting employees, there is no restraint on gender, religion, race, or political standpoint. Through open recruitment, people are employed based on talents.
Under evaluation
  • Ⅵ.If the Company has established corporate social responsibility practice principles based on the "Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice Principles for TWSE / TPEx Listed Companies," describe the implementation and any deviations from the Principles:
  • The Company has passed the “Corporate Social Responsibility Practice Principles” in 2015, which currently applies to many aspects such as environmental protection, social services, consumer rights, social responsibility activities, and labor health and safety. The actual operation is consistent with the "Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice Principles for TWSE/TPEx Listed Companies," and there is no material deviation.
  • Ⅶ.Other important information that helps to understand the operation of corporate social responsibility:
  • The major events of the Company over the years are shown in Note I below.

Note I

The Chronicle of Formosa Optical Charitable Activities​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Year Activities​​​​​​
2014 In 2014, the "Formosa's eye with beautiful horizon" cared for underprivileged students and donated 2,000 pairs of glasses to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, helping destitute students with the free glasses.​​​​​
Assisted Chiayi Chang Gung Memorial Hospital's medical services in Chishang Township and Dawu Township in Taitung County, providing free clinic services such as vision examination.
2015 For the fifth consecutive year, the "Formosa's eye with beautiful horizon" donated 2,000 pairs of glasses to the Ministry of Health and Welfare to care for underprivileged students.​​​​
Cooperated with the medical team of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital to provide vision health examination and optician services in remote areas of Taitung.
Assisted the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families to promote the issue of caring and protecting children and was awarded a certificate of appreciation.
2016 For the sixth consecutive year, the "Formosa's eye with beautiful horizon" donated 2,000 pairs of glasses to the Ministry of Health and Welfare to care for underprivileged students.​​​​
Assisted the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families to promote the issue of caring and protecting children and was awarded a certificate of appreciation.
2017 For the seventh consecutive year, the "Formosa's eye with beautiful horizon" donated 2,000 pairs of glasses to the Ministry of Health and Welfare to care for underprivileged students.​​​​
Assisted the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families to promote the issue of caring and protecting children and was awarded a certificate of appreciation.
2018 For the eighth consecutive year, the "Formosa's eye with beautiful horizon" donated 2,000 pairs of glasses to the Ministry of Health and Welfare to care for underprivileged students.​​​​
Cooperated with the Taiwan Prevent Blindness Foundation and provided free clinic services such as vision examination and free optician in Beinan Township, Taitung County.
The Formosa's 61 stores in New Taipei jointly participated in the "New Taipei Glasses Project for the Elderly" organized by the New Taipei City Government to help New Taipei citizens over 65 years of age with free vision examinations and opticians.​​​​
2019 For the ninth consecutive year, the "Formosa's eye with beautiful horizon" donated 2,000 pairs of glasses to the Ministry of Health and Welfare to care for underprivileged students.​​​​
2020 For the tenth consecutive year, the "Formosa's eye with beautiful horizon" initiated the Smart Eye-Care Tour Public Service Program for the rural areas to serve the local people, providing visual examination and free glasses.​​