PLANET Technology Corporation, the global leading IP-based networking company, announced it was honored as ‘2009 Taiwan’s Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award’ winner by CommonWealth Magazine, the most professional business media in Taiwan. PLANET ranked the 5th, among "2009 Top 50 Corporate Citizens" selected among 2,036 Taiwan’s public listed companies. PLANET achieved the honor in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Taking social responsibility an essential part of business strategies, PLANET puts more focus on its role of corporate citizen, and pursues both corporate growth and social responsibility.
The award winners were through the 4 main criteria of corporate governance, company commitment, social involvement, and environmental protection. The 2009 Survey takes as reference international indexes and measuring methods such as the United Nations’ Global Compact, the OECD’s Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes.
With its brand name and products brought throughout the world, PLANET demonstrates its commitment on corporate social responsibility. In October 2008, PLANET achieved the ‘Corporate Governance Systems Evaluation Certification’ for the public listed companies from Corporate Governance Association in Taiwan. Regarding R&D principle, PLANET strives to design energy-saving and environment-friendly products. PLANET also designs employee motivation systems for improving their mental health. On the respect of social involvement, PLANET founded Taiwan's first educational trust, in the hope of helping students lagging in their studies to provide them remedial instruction to get them back on track. With the dedication to a broader scope to combine business strategies with corporate citizenship, PLANET aims to embrace responsibility for the benefits of the environment, consumers, employees, communities, stakeholders and all other members of the public sphere to connect to a better world.