Electronic manufacturing services
Founded in 2008 when it absorbed the OEM business from ASUSTek Computer Inc. It then merged with Pegatron International Investment Co., Limited in June 2010 and listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. Electronic and computing DMS (Design and Manufacturing Service) for computing devices, consumer electronics and communication devices. It is a manufacturing partner of Apple Inc and has factories in China, Mexico, the Czech Republic and Taiwan.
This 2015 investigative report by China Labor Watch shows labour rights violations remain the norm in factories run by Pegatron. Violations include excessive working hours and low base wages. Apple shifted production orders from Foxconn to cheaper Pegatron in order to offset Foxconn's rising labor costs.
Source: SACOM (2015)
This 2016 scorecard by SOMO compares electronics companies on their policies and efforts regarding responsible mining and the elimination of child labour, with special attention to the mining of gold. This company received the lowest rating on the scorecard.
Source: Stop Child Labour (2016)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 29/100 in the Computers & Peripherals and Office Electronics category of the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices. The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Source: S&P Global (2019)
This company received a score of 43.5/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
Source: Newsweek (2017)
This company has sustainability claims on its website including striving to be among the world-class green high-tech leaders and to provide valuable contributions to humanity and the environment.
Source: company website (2015)
This company is a member of the Responsible Business Alliance (formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition), a non-profit coalition of electronics companies which supports the rights and wellbeing of workers and communities worldwide affected by the global electronics supply chain. RBA members commit and are held accountable to a common Code of Conduct and utilize a range of RBA training and assessment tools to support continuous improvement in the social, environmental and ethical responsibility of their supply chains.
Source: RBA (2017)
This company is a member of the Responsible Minerals Initiative (formerly the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative), which helps companies address conflict minerals issues in their supply chains. The RMI provides information on conflict-free smelters and refiners, common tools to gather sourcing information, and forums for exchanging best practices on addressing conflict minerals. Membership is open to companies that use or transact in tantalum, tin, tungsten or gold (3TG). Founded in 2008 by members of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative.
Source: RMI (2019)
In 2019, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of C.
Source: CDP (2019)
|Revenue||US$32 billion in 2013|
|Employees||100,000 in 2013|