PLANET Technology, a global leading IP-based networking company, was awarded “Humane Entrepreneurship Award” (H.E. Award). This award was held for the first time by the International Council for Small Business (ICSB). PLANET is the only company in Taiwan awarded the honor for its outstanding performance in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nation (UN). Recognized as a global CSR model, PLANET shows the world the effort small and medium-sized businesses in Taiwan have made in order to promote sustainable development.
Founded in 1955, the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) was the first non-profit international membership organization devoted to the advancement and development of entrepreneurs and small business worldwide. Represented in 85 countries and with 19 affiliates, including Taiwan, the ICSB is recognized as the most influential organization to SMEs. The Humane Entrepreneurship Award (H.E. Award) was created to support and promote UN SDGs for the period 2015 - 2030 by awarding those SMEs that have successfully struck a balance between business achievements and human capital, and at the same time making positive impacts on their communities. Furthermore, it attempts to call for business awareness of adopting humane entrepreneurship principles to harmonize economic growth, social inclusion, and environmental protection, thus realizing UN SDGs.
Striding into its 25th anniversary this year, PLANET Technology has developed innovative IP-based networking products to provide comprehensive network infrastructure solutions to IoT, IIoT, and IoV applications. PLANET has built up the global distribution channels in nearly 150 countries worldwide. With altruism as the core in the implementation of CSR, PLANET has brought in a CSR culture. Inspired by the UN SDGs published in 2015, PLANET empowers corporate humanity values by strengthening Enterprise Cycle and the development of human capital while putting CSR into practice. With its employee efforts in making an impact on both business and society, PLANET will continue to uphold the spirit of CSR closely connected with international issues of economy, society, environmental goals and concerns. By its outstanding results in realizing SDGs, PLANET was granted the honor of the first Humane Entrepreneurship Award.
To keep in line with PLANET’s business ethics for sustainable development, we will continue to put efforts in strengthening corporate governance, corporate commitment, environmental protection and social participation. The company has long been recognized as a CSR model in Taiwan. The H.E. Award received shows PLANET can represent Taiwan to be a global CSR model. It encourages us to keep being a responsible player in the world by creating sustainable business value and promoting business performance in all aspects, as well as contributing to the future of a better society and a more beautiful Earth.