PLANET Technology Corporation, the global leading IP-based networking company, announced it was recognized as ‘2009 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award’ winner by Global Views Monthly Magazine. PLANET was awarded with 'Model for Over-the-counter (OTC) Company' selected among almost 1,000 Taiwan’s public listed companies. After receiving ‘2009 Taiwan’s Excellence in CSR Award’ from Commonwealth Magazine, this honor is the second grand CSR Award from another well-known professional business media in Taiwan this month.
For PLANET Technology Corporation, CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) is the corporate responsibility, corporate citizenship, responsible business and corporate social participation, regarded as the core culture of corporate self-regulation integrated into business growth. PLANET was honored first-time at this competition because it successfully demonstrates the CSR value and efforts for the past year.
The award winners have outstanding performance at the benchmark of CSR policy and communication with related parties, transparency of company financial information disclosure, social involvement, environmental protection policy, fair competition, and labor-capital relations and employee welfare. The 2009 Survey method is designed by taking reference of international indexes and the OECD’s Guidelines, and the current industrial status in Taiwan.
PLANET is dedicated to corporate community involvement or strategic corporate philanthropy, offering a genuine attempt to build meaningful relationships between the corporate sector and the rest of society. 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.
Since its foundation in 1993, PLANET keeps aligning their values and behavior with the expectations and needs of stakeholders - not just customers and investors, but also employees, suppliers, communities, regulators, special interest groups and society as a whole. With reputation and branding awareness across the globe, PLANET is the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the community and society at large.