International Initiatives

Lobbying and Trade Associations -Climate Alignment
Climate change is globally issue for all of humanity, Taiwan Mobile continuing to control global warming within 1.5 degrees Celsius. TWM will develop climate strategies and move towards achieving net-zero emissions, actively participate in relevant public/associations and advocacy organizations, aligned with the global climate agreement, the Paris Agreement and TWM's top management (up to executive-level) is accountable for any public policy engagement. TWM will also leverage the latest IoT technology and AI artificial intelligence to green its own operations and value chain, not only reducing environmental impact but also actively creating a more comfortable and sustainable ecological system.
Review and monitoring process
Taiwan Mobile establish the board-level " ESG Steering Committee , approved by the board of directors in May 2022. The committee is composed of the chairman and all five independent directors. Its operation follow with the "Organizational Regulations of the ESG Steering Committee ".
Governance framework for public policy engagement
  • Board-level ESG Steering Committee and Board of Director:Important issues, aligned with the global climate agreement, were reported by the CXO-level ESG Working Group. In 2022, the Board of Directors have approved Taiwan Mobile's commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.
  • CXO-level ESG Working Group:Participated in decision-making processes related to public policies, such as RE100 (Renewable Energy 100) and achieving net-zero emissions, annually. To ensure that the company's stance. advocacy. statements. policies. and activities align with the Paris Agreement, and that these public policies are in line with the company's sustainability vision, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and international sustainability trends.
  • Response to discrepancies between climate-related organizations/associations and Taiwan Mobile’s climate-related positions
    1. Sustainability Executive Secretary (Dedicated Department for Sustainability): Collect strategies for addressing discrepancies between climate-related organizations/associations and Taiwan Mobile's climate-related positions and present them to the ESG Working Group for discussion and decision-making.
    2. Engage in communication and improvement requests with the relevant organizations/associations within three months.
    3. If improvement is not possible, Taiwan Mobile will follow the review process mentioned above and report to the board of directors for approval. Once approved, we withdraw from the organizations/associations as soon as possible
Public/associations and advocacy organizations─Assessment results
We have undertaken an overall screening of all association memberships in that TWM is participating, the assessment methodology is as below:
We track all association memberships in that TWM is participating and checking if they are influential or involved in climate and energy transition-related public policy, advocacy, activity.
We will continue to track, urge and communicate with the organizations which not relevant in the development of climate and energy transition-related policy, advocacy, activity to taking action.
Results of assessment:
  • Aligned (22 organizations, see below)
  • Not known, and we are still under checking (30 organizations)
  • LCI (Low Carbon Initiative)
  • SBT (Science Based Targets)
  • TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures)
  • SLC (Sustainability Leaders Council)
  • RE100 (International Renewable Energy Initiative)
  • Asia Business Council
  • GSM Association (UK Branch)
  • Eurasia group
  • AmCham Taiwan
  • Taiwan Smart Energy Industry Association
  • Taiwan Communications Society
  • Cross-Strait CEO Summit
  • Taiwan Corporate Governance Association
  • The European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan
  • Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
  • ITS Taiwan
  • Taiwan Stock Affairs Association
  • Amazon Web Services, Inc
  • Global e-Sustainability Initiative
  • The Climate Group
  • Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce, Taiwan (CNAIC)
  • Business Council for Sustainable Development of Taiwan
Lobbying and Trade Associations -Climate Alignment
Lobbying and Trade Association Climate Change Advocacy/Activities of the Lobbying and Trade Association Taiwan Mobile's Sustainability Commitment/Strategy Review and Monitoring
RE100 Lead the Global Renewable Energy Initiative, aims to enhance the adoption of green electricity from the perspective of power demand. Participating companies are required to publicly commit to achieving 100% use of green electricity between 2020 and 2050 and provide annual progress reports on their usage. Taiwan Mobile advocates for environmental sustainability and commit its IDC cloud data centers to achieve 100% use of green energy by 2030. The company aims to reach 100% renewable energy usage across its entire operations by 2040 and joined the RE100 initiative in March 2022.
Taiwan Mobile further made a commitment to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, which was approved by its board of directors in May 2022
RE100 supporting measures that promote the growth of renewable energies, this action on climate change is consistent and strong with the Paris Agreement.
GeSI(Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative) GeSI’s Digital with Purpose Movement
A Movement of leaders joining forces in a race to deliver against the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
GeSI’s Digital with Purpose Movement forces in a race to deliver against the Paris Agreement.
International Initiatives
GeSI (Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative)
TWM joined GeSI in 2016 and actedas a board director since 2017 to oversee the Climate Change Committee and participate in the operations of the Industry Responsibility Committee. In June, 2021, GeSI first announced the "Digital With Purpose, DwP) at the European Union Digital Assembly. Taiwan Mobile deeply participated in and responded to DwP with Silver Leve. DwP aims for using digital technology and innovation to turn the present around and build a sustainable future. It also provides enterprise best practice standards and a performance evaluation framework, enabling enterprises to establish and review actual actions, such as business models, product designs, and supply chains.
DwP Global Summit 2022:
RE100 (International Renewable Energy Initiative)
Taiwan Mobile officially joined RE100 on March 17th, 2022, and committed to use 100% renewable energy by 2040. We set a realistic roadmap to that goal is drawn up by using science-based methods, indicating that 70 % of Taiwan Mobile’s renewable energy need will be met by company-owned generators. It is expected that the percentage of the company’s use of renewables will reach 20% in 2030, 60% in 2035 and finally 100% by 2040.
ECCT (European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan) and LCI (Low Carbon Initiative)
TWM joined ECCT and its LCI in November 2021, in order to communicate with the government and international enterprises, especially in green energy, circular economy and other fields, so as to establish strategic alliances and strengthen cooperation.
SLC (Sustainability Leaders Council)
Taiwan Mobile joining SLC since 2022, it mainly focuses on biodiversity topic. It hosted roundtables meetings quarterly and invite10-12 government representatives, business leaders to discussed innovative solutions to protect and maintain biodiversity. In December 2022, SLC held its annual online forum, which was watched by about 26,000 people worldwide.
SBT (Science Based Targets)
We were committed to formulating SBT in response to 5G development, and has been validated by SBTi in May 2021 . In response to the development of 5G, We has been revised the SBT and also been approved officially by the Science-Based Carbon Reduction Target Initiative (SBTi).
In addition, Taiwan Mobile is actively committed to protecting the environment and implementing energy conservation and carbon reduction. In 2022, the Board of Directors passed the major goal of achieving net zero emissions (Net Zero) by 2050, and formally submitted the commitment to the net zero emission plan to SBTi in June 2022.
TCFD (Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures)
Taiwan Mobile introduced the TCFD architecture in synchronization with CDP in 2018, and continued rolling examination and respond with climate financial impact.