As global brands increasingly incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria into their business strategies, many are also looking to ensure that their supply chain partners also follow sustainable practices.  Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with competitive ratings could use this advantage to gain an entry ticket into global supply chains, says Michelle Sun, general…

Taiwan has a unique opportunity to reinvent itself as a leader in sustainable transformation. But it will take the enlightened involvement and cooperation of business, government, academia, and society to ensure that such a shift benefits all relevant stakeholders. Over the past few years, sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investing have become hot…

Despite its lack of member status in the UN and exclusion from official participation in the organization’s Sustainable Development Goals program, Taiwan has answered the call in its own way, adapting the SDGs to the island’s particular circumstances and conducting voluntary reviews to measure its progress on multiple indicators. In 2015, the United Nations (UN)…

Data indicates that Taiwanese shoppers favor products and brands that foster environmental protection and sustainability, while the government has aggressively promoted green procurement in both the public and private sectors. To meet the growing demand and catch up with international trends, local manufacturers are increasingly “greening” their production processes. It should come as no surprise…

The efforts of three companies in very different industry sectors indicate the scope of activity undertaken by leading multinationals operating in Taiwan. Many AmCham member companies have been active in supporting the increasing importance of sustainable development in Taiwan through their operations and products, supply chains, employee policies, and community initiatives. Among them, Corning has…

For DuPont, a U.S.-headquartered multinational with a 200-year history, consistently being at the forefront of innovation in the advanced materials production industry is no small feat. The company has brought its innovative spirit and ability to continuously adapt and reinvent itself to all of its business endeavors, seeking solutions to solve the world’s most challenging…

During the pandemic, those previously unaware of the intricate distribution process of vaccines and pharmaceuticals learned a great deal about the complexity of the business, which involves cold-chain management and other massive logistical challenges. Zuellig Pharma plays a pivotal role in this process in Asia. The company was founded a century ago in the Philippines…

With an international team of 85,000 employees and a presence in 59 markets, serving customers in close to 150 markets worldwide, Standard Chartered recognizes its global impact and ability to drive positive change. The bank has made a solid commitment to adopting sustainable practices, which are at the core of its corporate culture, notes Standard…