PLANET Technology Corporation, a global leading IP-based networking company, was honored to receive among the 2,000 public-listed companies in Taiwan the “2015 Corporate Citizenship Awards” organized by CommonWealth Magazine. PLANET has achieved this honor for the past 9 consecutive years. PLANET was again picked in recognition for its long-standing practice of CSR, particularly its long-term commitment to green sourcing and care for human rights and environmental protection. PLANET was also acknowledged as a CSR model in Taiwan to optimize its business value and influence to help achieve a better society.
With its own branding to provide professional networking and communication solutions in the global market, PLANET always pays attention to product innovation and protection of human rights and environment during all stages of production from product design, product testing, manufacturing, product deliveries to after-sale service. PLANET makes sure the CSR regulations are carried by its suppliers to ensure all components and parts do not contain substances harmful to the environment, and the labor used is legal. PLANET keeps promoting the effectiveness of green sourcing through its effort in urging its suppliers to implement CSR.
PLANET values its employees as the most important asset to the company and supports them to have a positive career development in the company. PLANET has built a working environment with the concept of gender equality, and offered professional training and spiritual courses, and activities to help its employees to grow with the company by cultivating their professional skills as well as maintaining a positive mind.
Besides pursuing business profits and sustainability, PLANET utilizes its core management capability to bring the best result for the society and environment. It has collaborated with the communities, schools, NPOs and specialists to effectively conduct after-school tutoring and psychological counseling for the disadvantaged children for more than 10 years, and has protected clean water resources for the greater Taipei area over the past 5 years. PLANET, from the perspective of bringing a long-term influence on human and environmental care in the community, strives to keep serving the society by not only valuing “profit”, but also “people” and the “planet”.
The “Corporate Citizenship Awards” is Taiwan’s most authoritative CSR barometer organized by CommonWealth Magazine, one of the most prestigious business media in Taiwan. It is benchmarked to international standards including the UN Global Compact, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. To be eligible for this award, each company must continue to make profits for at least 3 consecutive years and outperform in the 4 main criteria: Corporate Governance, Company Commitment, Social Involvement, and Environmental Protection. Winning this award again, it not only acknowledged PLANET’s outstanding dedication to CSR, but also a role model in serving the society.