Delta Electronics : Honored as “A” Grade Supplier Engagement Leader by CDP for Supply Chain Sustainability

TAIPEI, February 15thth2022– Delta Electronics, Inc. (later called “Delta” or “Company”), the world’s leading provider of power and heat management solutions, today announced that it has received the highest grade “A” as “Supplier Leader” in the Supplier Interaction (SER) ranking. Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), in 2021 with the highest ranking on key criteria such as “Supplier Interaction” * 1 and “Emissions Scope 3” * 2. Delta was selected as the leader in supplier engagement for the second year in a row after being recognized as a world leader in the Climate Change and Water Safety CDP last year. His efforts and actions on climate change are once again recognized as an indicative assessment.

Jesse Chow, Delta’s Chief Executive Officer for Sustainability, said: “Delta has long been concerned about climate change and is working on energy conservation and carbon reduction in its day-to-day operations, and is actively involved in sustainable development initiatives by adopting and implementing science-based goals (SBT) 2017 In 2021, Delta achieved and exceeded its initial goal of reducing carbon emissions by 56.6% by 2025, and the share of renewable energy in global electricity production rose to 45.7% in 2020 thanks to its stand-alone energy saving plans. Based on the experience and achievements of SBT implementation, Delta has joined the RE100 and is committed to using 100% renewable energy and achieving carbon neutrality in its global supply chains. continues to improve the stability of l supply chain, create innovative research and development, provide high electronic resources fficiency energy-saving products for customers to help reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable supply chain management to participate in global trends net zero emissions value for carbon business . We are proud that for two years in a row, thanks to the efforts of the company and its partners, we have achieved the highest mark “A” as a leader in cooperation with CDP suppliers. “

Delta views suppliers as long-term partners in the fight against climate change and actively encourages them to move towards zero carbon emissions through energy saving measures. It established a code of conduct for suppliers in the field of climate change and provided resources for vocational education and training. In addition, the company conducted an audit of carbon footprint emissions for all its manufacturers and asked suppliers to comply with the greenhouse gas emission standard ISO 14064-1. Each year, Delta collaborates with more than 90% of its first-tier vendors on issues such as climate change, through ESG questionnaires, education and training, vendor engagement, inclusion of indicators in QBR vendors, etc., and the next promotion plan will be formulated . depending on the abilities and risk level of each. To address the effects of the supply chain disruption caused by the drought, Delta has selected about 600 important suppliers to conduct a drought risk assessment as a basis for decision-making.

Delta measures the carbon footprint in production for the dozens of customers who participate in the CDP supply chain program each year. It also provides energy-saving technologies and benefits to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at all stages of production. Delta’s high-efficiency products saved 33.5 billion kWh of electricity for its customers worldwide from 2010 to 2020, equivalent to a 17.8 million tonne reduction in carbon emissions. Since 2015, 11 energy-saving products supplied by Delta, including electronic ballasts, server power supplies, photovoltaic inverters, DC chargers for electric vehicles, have been consistently tested by ISAE 3000, demonstrating real results in helping customers reduce carbon emissions. In addition, Delta’s major manufacturing facilities were 100% compliant with ISO 14064-1 certification in Volume 1 and Volume 2 of greenhouse gas emissions in 2020, and Volume 3 was also certified by a third party. The production enterprises have implemented 80 programs to save water resources and 111 programs to reduce waste, which saved 183.6 thousand tons of water and 7774 metric tons of waste. All climate action and actual results support the CDP SER’s goal of achieving the goal of reducing carbon emissions in the value chain through participation.

CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is considered the gold standard of corporate environmental transparency. The organization uses the SER to evaluate a company’s climate change management performance in terms of corporate governance, targets, Scope 3 emissions, overall climate change effectiveness, and supply chain management based on responses to its questionnaire. The CDP supply chain program has more than 200 major corporate members with total purchases of $ 5.5 trillion, and in 2021 as many as 23,487 suppliers of these companies disclosed information, bringing the total to 231 million tons of CO.2e emission reductions.

Note 1: “Supplier Interaction” means that companies take concrete action to inform and discuss sustainability issues with suppliers when managing climate change to reduce potential risks in the future.

Note 2: Three categories of greenhouse gas emissions (volume 1-3):

  • Scope 1: direct emissions from sources owned or controlled by the organization (eg diesel, petrol, natural gas, etc.)
  • Scope 2: indirect emissions from electricity purchased by the organization
  • Scope 3: Other indirect emissions, including carbon emissions, that result from organizational activities upstream and downstream in the company’s value chain.

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