PLANET Technology Corporation, a global leading IP-based networking company, has received the ‘2018 Corporate Citizenship Awards’ from CommonWealth Magazine, one of the most prestigious business media in Taiwan. Resulting from its long-standing practice of CSR outperformed in the 4 main criteria: Corporate Governance, Corporate Commitment, Social Involvement, and Environmental Sustainability, PLANET has achieved this honor for the past 12 consecutive years.
Being a corporation for sustainable development, PLANET will continue to maintain its good business operations and ethics by strengthening its corporate governance. The company has been ranked among the top of the “Corporate Governance Evaluation” in Taiwan. PLANET has launched smart and energy-saving IP-based networking products for the IoT and IIoT applications in response to the international environmental protection trend. In addition, PLANET effectively carries out Green Supply Chain Management by making sure all the supplied materials are compliant with international environmental standards and human rights.
PLANET creates a gender-friendly working environment by ensuring equal employment opportunity and equal pay for work of equal value. In the meantime, the company assists employees in optimizing their career development by providing training programs and a good welfare system. Cares for employees’ health and work-life balance are implemented by providing its employees with family physician service as well as various lectures and programs from disease prevention, health consultation to physical and mental maintenance. Moreover, various subsidies on employee children education or emergency, and flexible working hour program are offered to help employees achieve a healthy work-life balance.
Besides its core business, PLANET has devoted to improving the quality of human resources all the time. Utilizing its core management capability, PLANET with its collaboration with the primary schools, community professionals, nonprofit organizations (NPOs) and others is able to offer the tailor-made remedial instruction and psychological care for the disadvantaged children who are slow learners or those with emotional or behavioral problems in the greater Taipei area. Over the past 14 years, more than 7,000 children have gained their confidence in learning by attending this educational program. To be part of this benevolent mission on a long-term basis, PLANET will continue to effectively expand the mission of improving the standard of living of household, school, and society as a whole.
The “Corporate Citizenship Awards” organized by CommonWealth Magazine is by far the largest CSR performance evaluation designed for Taiwan’s companies. It is up to international standards following those of 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, Corporate Commitment, Social Involvement, and Environmental Sustainability. Winning this award for the 12th straight year, it acknowledged PLANET, a CSR role model in Taiwan, has never ceased to optimize its business value and influence so as to help achieve a better society.