United Nation Global Compact Comparison Table

Letter from the CSR Committee Chairperson

Category

10 Principles

Report Contents or Explanation

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Human Rights

Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights

TSMC supports and repects international human rights standards. Please refer to "Inclusive Workplace - Human Rights" of this report and "TSMC Human Rights Policy" for more details.

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Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses

As a member of Responsible Business Alliance (RBA, the previous EICC), TSMC supports the "responsible sourcing" practice advocated by the RBA and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI). Please refer to "Responsible Supply Chain - Implement Responsible Supply Chain Management & Source conflict-free raw materials" in this report for more details.

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Labor

Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining

TSMC respect the right to form a labor union of employees. Please refer to "Inclusive Workplace - Human Rights" of this report and "TSMC Human Rights Policy" for more details.

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The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labor

"Eliminate forced labor" is one of guiding principles of“TSMC Human Rights Policy”. Please refer to "Inclusive Workplace - Human Rights" of this report and "TSMC Human Rights Policy" for more details.

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The effective abolition of child labor

"Abolish child labor" is one of guiding principles of“TSMC Human Rights Policy”. Please refer to "Inclusive Workplace - Human Rights" of this report and "TSMC Human Rights Policy" for more details.

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The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation

"Eliminate unlawful discrimination to ensure equal employment opportunity" is one of guiding principles of“TSMC Human Rights Policy”.Please refer to "Inclusive Workplace - Human Rights" of this report and "TSMC Human Rights Policy" for more details.

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Environment

Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges

"Continue promoting green fab, green manufacturing, green supply chain and managing environmental risks" is one of TSMC environmental protection strategies. Please refer to "TSMC Environmental Policy" and "Green Manufacturing" in this report.

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Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility

"Communicating and collaborating with stakeholders to reduce environmental impact of product life cycle" is one of TSMC environmental protection strategies. Please refer to "TSMC Environmental Policy" and "Green Manufacturing" in this report.

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Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies

"Adopting environmentally-friendly actions, enhancing performance of energy and resource consumption, waste management and pollution control, as well as proactively collaborating with customers, suppliers, and outsourcing contractors to build up a green supply chain for the semiconductor industry from design, manufacturing to products and services." Please refer to "TSMC Environmental Policy", "Green Manufacturing" and "Innovation and Service - Sustainable Products" in this report.

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Anti-Corruption

Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery

Please refer to "Ethics and Regulatory Compliance" in this report. Please also refer to 2019 TSMC Annual Report: "3.5 Code of Ethics and Business Conduct".

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