Sustainable Partners

Vision:
Take Creating Stakeholder Synergy as the greatest driving force towards sustainability, creating positive influence in the era of the 5G and IoT to activate sustainable development of global partnership.
Corresponding to one Zetta Connected 2030 theme:Creating Stakeholder Synergy
Corresponding to one key SDG:17
Corresponding to three secondary SDGs:16/12/13
Corresponding to material topic: supply chain management
Corresponding to the four major stakeholders: suppliers, employees, communities/NGOs, rating agencies
Key Results and Performance of Sustainable Partners in 2020:
  • 100% implementation of the ESG threshold for major tenders
  • Implemented ESG quantitative performance for suppliers as the tender threshold
  • Reviewed 346 suppliers’ ESG self-assessment questionnaire
  • Completed on-site audit on ESG issues for 40 suppliers
  • Complete carbon inventory for 84 suppliers, including on-site carbon emission audits for 10 suppliers
  • Maintained 100% signing rate of "Declaration of Integrity in Business Conduct" and "Safety, Health and Environmental Protection Guarantee for Contractors"
  • Achieved 99% of outreach for Guidelines on Corporate Social Responsibility for Suppliers
  • Hosted the second Circular Economy Forum on how TWM transformed waste optical cables into resources with circular economic values, with over 300 participants from 61 suppliers attended.
  • Collaborating with 12 suppliers on "Green Power for Charity"

2021 Targets:

  • Raise the 2020-2022 supplier management target with assessment coverage to 80% in three-year for tier-1 suppliers, as well as with on-site audit coverage of 85% for critical tier-1 suppliers
  • Conduct 300 desk review on ESG self-assessment questionnaire
  • Conduct on-site audits for 40-45 critical tier-1 suppliers
  • Implement official supplier carbon inventory with action plan for reduction
  • Conduct 10 on-site carbon inventory each year
  • Maintained 100% signing rate of "Declaration of Integrity in Business Conduct" and "Safety, Health and Environmental Protection Guarantee for Contractors"
  • 80% of ESG risk assessment coverage of tier-1 suppliers
  • 90% of outreach for Guidelines on Corporate Social Responsibility for Suppliers
  • Supplier exchange meetings and training

2030 Targets:

  • 20% reduction on carbon emissions of the supply chain compared to 2020