Social Inclusion Policy and Achievement

Social Inclusion Policy

A multicultural, caring, creative, and sustainable society is set as LITE-ON’s vision of social inclusion.

LITE-ON has long committed to social inclusion with the goal of "giving back what is taken from society," especially given escalating problems in society. These problems include new immigrant involving into the society, upbringing of younger generation, shortage of life-long educational resources, lack of creative talent, and increasingly serious environmental and ecological issues. LITE-ON's efforts have focused on building a society full of multi-culture, education, creativity, and environmental sustainability. In order to achieve this social vision, the company has identified four critical missions: advancing cultural diversity in quality of humanism, promoting care of youth and children education and life-long learning, nurturing creative and professional talent, and developing sustainable product and environmentally friendly education. Accomplishment of the above missions depends on how we execute our concrete strategy. Some of the projects undertaken have included: a community assistance program, community college, LITE-ON Award, educational support, a corporate volunteer system, and sustainable product designs. The above strategies were executed mainly through the following actions:

  • Volunteer training (for multi-culture and community volunteer programs)

  • Care services for youth and children

  • English and after-school teaching at remote elementary schools; after-school counseling for disadvantaged students; counseling for the physically/mentally disabled; environmental protection activities

  • Adult education (including disabled and disadvantaged people); provision of life-long learning platform and green courses

  • Encouraging creative technical designers and integrating into technology incubation programs

  • Industry-academia collaboration—combining theory and practice

  • Development of clean, energy-saving, and smart healthcare equipment

  • Building the LITE-ON Volunteer System in four areas: community service, talent development, environmental sustainability, and charity & sponsorship

  • Development of recycling and reuse of marine waste, initiatives for sustainable use of marine resources, marine environmental education and ecosystem conservation activities

  • Helping minority groups and social welfare organizations through innovative social design and green energy charity projects


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Corporate Citizenship Strategy

Topic SDG alighmentMission Vision Subject Impact
Multiple culture Facilitate multi-culture humanities
  • Connect civil society
  • Promote multilateral cooperation

  • Government department,
  • Civil society organization,
  • Educational institution

  • Industry-Government-Academia collaboration
  • Finance community construction & development
  • Provide humanity technical support
  • Assist local culture revival
  • Cultivate environmental citizenship concept
  • Nurture good social atmosphere
Education care
    Provide children caring education and life-long learning service

  • Strengthen social service system
  • Advance holistic education

  • Civil society organization,

  • Social welfare organization,
  • Educational institution,
  • Underprivileged family

  • Improve education resource allocation
  • Support rural underprivileged group
  • Achieve industry-academia social service
  • Create educational supporting network
  • Establish educational volunteer system

Creative power Cultivate creative design professions

  • Cultivate innovative power in Taiwan tech industry

  • Higher education,

  • Customer company,
  • Related enterprises

  • Establish highest design award

  • Discover innovative design talents Make connection with stakeholders
Sustainable environment

  • Develop sustainable products and environmental conservation

  • Create ecology of mutualism

  • Protect sustainable resource

  • Social enterprise,

  • Government department,
  • Environmental organization,
  • Civil society organization,
  • Educational institution

  • Support environmental social enterprise

  • Assist government environmental department
  • Solve ecological dilemma
  • Practice sea waste circular economy
  • Cooperate with environmental organization
  • Organize multi-area environmental education
  • Establish environmental volunteer system


2020 Achievement

Theme SDG alignmentConnotation Performance Social & environment benefit / influence
Multiple culture
  • Charitable donation

  • United employees’ force to reach 3,247 volunteer hours

  • Assisted more than 31 organizations in industry, government, academia, and folk

Education caring

  • Rural volunteering education
  • Underprivileged student tutoring

  • Unite employees’ force to reach 44,570 volunteer hours

  • Xinyi Community College to be consistently named an excellent community college by the Education Department of Taipei City Government

  • Supported underprivileged students to reach 626 people

  • A total of 460 courses were offered, 7,204 participants attended
  • Managed 5 community bases and 11 communities supported

Creative power

  • LITEON Award
  • Industry-Academia collaboration

  • Collaborated with 1 customer and 2 suppliers

  • Hired 56 potential talents from universities

  • Collected 805 innovative design works Invited 1,747 innovative design talents

Sustainable environment

  • LITEON SEA HOPE

  • Developing Styrofoam marine waste volume reduction containers

  • Developing sea turtle-friendly no blu-ray lighting equipment
  • Hold 14 environmental charitable events
  • Unite employees’ force to reach 3,548 volunteer hours
  • 5 design programs in 4 schools involved curriculum cooperation

  • Processed 50 tons or more Styrofoam marine waste per year

  • Increased the birth rate of sea turtles
  • Cooperated with 21 related external groups
  • Cleaned up 10063 kg marine waste
  • A total of 2,337 students participated in the course
  • 2 public design resultant exhibitions




Social Contributions Input Statistics

▶ Project type analysis

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▶ Expenditure analysis

unit: total amount (NTD)

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Cash contributions62,932,228 65,040,00019,743,04832,557,707 4,473,500
Time: employee volunteering during paid working hours42,847,000 42,847,0001,074,7743,410,093 3,066,422
In-kind giving: product or services donations, projects/partnerships or similar4,928,109,025 4,619,686,54334,884,82615,076,912 2,220,000
Management overheads1,434,109,025 1,238,087,6939,899,6375,675,42426,104,844



Future Strategies and Goals

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