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 2015][More on Workers Rights]
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 2014][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
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 2017][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$32 billion in 2013|
|# Employees||100,000 in 2013|