Achieving Low Carbon Emissions

Fubon Financial Holdings promotes all kinds of actions plans to conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions, including continuously replacing energy saving lights for office buildings, strengthening green purchasing, supporting renewable energy, and promoting paperless services. From internal low-carbon practices to external efforts to reduce paper use along with customers, the Company is committed to reducing the environmental impact caused by its business operations.

Fubon Financial Holdings established the "Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee" under the Fubon FHC board of directors to help the Company promote sustainable development activities. The Environmental Sustainability Team is primarily tasked with handling matters relating to the following: low-carbon enterprise, green purchasing, and sustainable environment management.

GHG Inventory Certification

Initiatives 2018 Action Plans Results
Expanded the Scope of Environmental Data Collection The data coverage up to 100% of environmental data collection. Expanded coverage to 100%
Kept the Greenhouse Gas Inventory Coverage Rate 100% Completed GHG Inventory certification for all branch units of Fubon's four major subsidiaries. Completed

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Environmental Management System Certification

Initiatives 2018 Action Plans Results
EMS Certification Total electricity consumption of the main office buildings of Fubon Financial Holdings and branch units of Fubon's four major subsidiaries in 2018 decreased by 4,195,730 kWh compared to 2017 at a rate of roughly 4.73%. Completed

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Increasing Energy Management Performance

Initiatives 2018 Action Plans Results
  • Continue to promote energy management, energy-saving through automation
  • Installation of LED light fixtures
  • Replacement of old air conditioning system
  • Replacement of old elevators and introduction of energy-saving systems
  • Promote internet data center rooms’ energy-saving measures
Total electricity consumption of the main office buildings of Fubon Financial Holdings and branch units of Fubon's four major subsidiaries in 2018 decreased by 4,195,730 kWh compared to 2017 at a rate of roughly 4.73%. Completed
Continue to incorporate ISO50001 Energy Management System certification Incorporated the Energy Management System at Fubon FHC and Fubon four major subsidiaries.

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Support Green Energy Policies

Initiatives 2018 Action Plans Results
Actively install solar panels in response to the government’s green energy policies
  • In January 2018, the Fubon Life office in Taichung’s Wenxin Building began using solar power, generating 5,574 kWh for self-consumption.
  • In July, 2018, the Taipei Fubon Bank branch in Zhongshan building completed installations and generated 18,399 kWh for self-consumption.
  • In December 2018, Fubon Insurance’s office in the Kaohsiung Chung-hua Building completed installations.
  • In October 2018, Fubon Life’s office in Taipei Hanover Building began installations that are expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Completed, total power generation is 23,973 kWh, reducing a total of 13,281 kg CO2e emissions.

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Green Building Operations

Initiatives 2018 Action Plans Results
Environmental Office Competition
  • Quarterly environmental office competitions and annual business unit energy conservation competitions enable Fubon employees to incorporate habits into their daily routines that help conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions.
  • The Company also organizes energy-conservation competitions between business divisions. The top ten groups with the best annual energy-conservation scores will be given bonuses or eco-related prizes to encourage energy conservation.
Completed
Green Purchasing The amount of green purchasing was 340.18 million in 2018, increased by 42.38 million, up 14% compared to 2017.

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