Social Responsibility2018-07-23T15:14:35+08:00

Letter from Top Management

Energy saving and carbon reduction has been a global common goal. After the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris Climate Agreement, which was agreed at the end of 2015, has become a new global greenhouse gas reduction agreement containing legal force. Solar energy has several advantages such as its sustainable cycle and the light source from the sun.

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Dr. Quincy Lin

Honorary Chairman & CSO

Dr. Sam Hong

Chairman & CEO


In order to implement CSR, NSP has established a Corporate Social Responsibility Committee (CSR Committee) and a Corporate Social Responsibility Office (CSR Office) in 2014.

The CSR Committee is led by NSP’s top management who have experience in the field of economic, environmental and social aspects to monitor and arrange sustainable development targets. The CSR Office is responsible for the promotion and implementation of tasks related to corporate governance, economy, environment and society. There are social, environmental, and economic working groups in the CSR Office. Different internal departments which are in charge of communication with stakeholders such as employees, customers, shareholders, investors, suppliers, communities and governments assigned their representatives to form this working group to understand the different stakeholders’ expectations and requirements to NSP.  In addition, the stakeholders’ feedback will be discussed in NSP’s internal cross-functional meetings and resolutions will be submitted for NSP’s Chairman to approve and evaluate the achievement rate of the targets in each Material Aspect.

Corporate Governance

Key Performance

Operation Performance

  • In 2016:
    • Revenue – NT$ 16.5 Billion
    • Shipment – 1.4 GW
    • Taiwan Manufacturing Company Ranking – Top 150
    • TW CSR Report – Silver Award
    • Corporate Governance Ranking – Top 21%~35% by TWSE
    • Taiwan Excellent PV Award – 4 years in a row
    • R&D Expenses – NT$ 360 Million
    • Accumulated Patents Acquired – 137
    • Product Transportation Cost Reduction –  30.2% 
    • Supplier Audit – 100% accomplished
    • Service Quality
      – Cell Quality Issue < 1.5%
      – Module Quality Issue < 0.33%

Environmental Protection

  • In 2016:
    • Water Recycle – 85% (FAB2)
    • Electricity Saving – 4.8 Million kWh
    • Clean Energy Produce – 1,780 Million kWh
    • Carbon Emission – Reduced by 938,256 tons
    • Plastic Pallet – 100% recycled
    • Ribbon Spool – 95% recycled
    • Solar Cell Carton – 80% recycled
    • Waste Disposal Contractor Audit – 10 contractors

Social Contribution

  • In 2016:
    • Money Donations – NT$ 1.6 Million
    • Clothing and Goods Donation – 3,253 pieces
    • Employee Training – accumulated 7,181 hours
    • Mentors Training for new staff – 368 people
    • Support to Vulnerable Groups – 109 Children

Commitment to Sustainability

Employee Care and Social Participation

Employees are important and the greatest company’s assets. NSP contributes to establish a good and safe working environment, and follows and cooperates with labor laws. We provide diversified and equal opportunities for employees, have the same salary system for males and females, form mutually trusting labor-capital relationship and solid education and training. Following the five concepts, NSP and our employees will create a win-win situation.

We quarterly hold staff communication meetings and forums. Employees can also directly communicate with management levels through physical mailboxes and e-mail of the factory. Other internal staff communication lines are also equipped with; the E-portal information platform will regularly publish public significant information by online bulletins and release them to all employees by e-mail.

Stakeholder Engagement

The identification and communication of stakeholders not only are the core foundation of corporate social responsibility, but also are an important reference for enterprises to implement sustainable operation. Holding an open attitude and adopting multiple views, NSP refers to The GRI Standards, identifies 18 sustainable issues on the economic, environmental and social dimensions, and learns about various stakeholders’ attention and expectation to NSP continuous issues through many channels like issuing questionnaires and interviews, so as to explore the treatment blind spots and risks that NSP may face, and take them as references for social responsibility management. NSP strives to faithfully and completely display the development of NSP and makes all efforts to take corporate social responsibilities.

Stakeholders communication and material issues’ identification

Stakeholders Contacts

Stakeholders Feedback

Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Year Corporate Social Responsibility Report


2016 CSR Report (Chinese Only)


2015 CSR Report (Chinese Only)


2014 CSR Report (Chinese Only)