Getac has established our environmental policies with the “environmental protection, regeneration and sustainability” as the goals. We request all the operating bases to observe local environmental regulations, treasure the resources on the earth, recycle products, improve energy efficiency, reduce GHG emissions, and prohibit from use of substances harmful to the environment for the purpose to reduce the impact on the environment.
The Environmental Policy of Getac Holdings and its subsidiaries is as below:
Compliance with Laws and Regulations, Prevention of Risks：Actively pay attention to global climate change trends, assess related risks and opportunities, conduct management and prevention in advance to grasp the development of laws and regulations, and ensure that operations comply with domestic and foreign environmental laws and regulations, such as EU RoHS, WEEE, and REACH; uphold the principle of clean production and strictly implement product and environmental management, build a green product platform and organize green supply chain management to meet customer requirements.
Energy-saving, Carbon-reduction, Circular Innovation：In response to the carbon reduction action of controlling the global warming within 1.5 degrees Celsius, formulate energy resource reduction (water, energy, carbon emissions, waste) policies and goals, invest resources to implement effective energy and water conservation, and maximize the efficiency of energy resource use; reduce carbon emissions through green manufacturing processes and innovative technologies; continue to improve waste and pollution management performance, reduce emissions and waste in every production link, to achieve the goal of sustainable development and resource recycling/reuse.
Green Products, Environmentally Friendly：Advance the environmental protection design of products, restrict the use of toxic and hazardous substances, and select environmentally friendly materials, such as plastic cases that comply with EU RoHS and are free of brominated flame resisting agents. The energy consumption design of the product conforms to the requirements of international energy labels, such as Energy Star, and achieves lightweight packaging, minimized material types, and optimized volume. Under the premise of meeting customer requirements, encourage the use of recycled raw materials and environmentally friendly materials, and reduce the use of packaging materials to reduce environmental impact.
Information Transparency, Communication Initiative：Establish communication and consultation channels, disclose information related to environment, and communicate environmental policies with stakeholders. Proactively advocate and publicize sustainable issues, raise the environmental awareness of stakeholders, and leverage corporate influence to jointly promote environmental protection.
Continuous Improvement, Effective Management: Establish the environmental goal regular review through the Environmental Management System, and continuously improve environmental management performance through appropriate publicity and training, implementation in daily management—in addition to deepening all employees’ awareness and responsibility for environmental protection—and actively cooperate with customers and suppliers to jointly establish a green and sustainable supply chain.