Human Rights

Human Rights Declaration

ASUS is in line with the UN Global Compact (UNGC), the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Labor Organization (ILO) and other international guidelines. We do not discriminate against people based on race, sex, age, political affiliation, religion, and disability status. We follow the local minimum age requirement, local regulations, EICC and other relevant provisions as well as announce our Declaration on Human Rights policy in accordance to the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights. ASUSTeK Declaration on Human Rights policy is as follow:

§ No child labor
  Comply with local minimum age laws and requirements and do not employ child labor.
§ Minimum wages
  Compensate our employees with wages and benefits that meet or even exceed the local legally required minimum.
§ Working hours
  Provide employees with periodic holidays with pay. Do not force our employees to work more than the maximum hours of daily labor set by local laws. Comply with overtime pay requirements or compensations where required.
§ Non-discrimination
  Prohibit discrimination based on race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, disability, union membership or political affiliation. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination.
§ No harsh or inhumane treatment
  Prohibit physical abuse, harassment or the threat of either.
§ Freely-chosen employment
  Ensure no forced, bonded or involuntary prison labor is used in the production of ASUS products or services. Ensure that the overall terms of employment are voluntary.
§ Health and Safety
  Provide all our employees with a healthy and safe working environment with mutual trust and respect.
§ Employee training and development
  Provide facilities, training programs, time and subsidies to support our employees'' career development.

Freedom of Association

Region Headquarters China EMEA America APAC Total
% of Employees Represented by An Independent Trade Union 0% 80.56% 2.86% 22.10% 0% 37.85%

Each subsidiary complies with the collective bargaining agreement in accordance with national laws and regulations. ASUS Employees represented by an independent trade union is 37.85% in 2020.
ASUS TW does not have a labor union in place. ASUS allows its employees to form a labor union, but the employees did not voluntarily demand for a labor union, and it is not a compulsory requirement to have a labor union set up. In order to coordinate the labor-management relationship, promote labor-management cooperation, and increase work efficiency in TW, ASUS hold a labor-management conference once a season. There are with 8 representatives from the labor side and 8 representatives from ASUS. The labor representatives are assigned by all employees.

Human Rights - Due Diligence Process and Assessment

ASUS proactively conduct an assessment of potential human rights issues once per year, including child laborers, physically and mentally challenged persons, foreign employees and employees. Based on our Human right Policy and Employee Code of Conduct, we executed due diligence process and assessment and then trace and take remediation actions if there is any high risk event happened. There is no incident of human rights violations in 2019.


Self-inspection Framework

Human Rights Commitment_Actions, Procedures and Management

Human Rights Committment_Assessment and Administration in 2020


To implement ASUS Human Rights policy, We conducted annual human rights-related education and training for employees worldwide:

Region Headquarters China EMEA America APAC
Percentage of employees trained in Human Rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of Human Rights that are relevant to operations 99.30% 99.46% 93.20% 98.00% 92.50%

ASUS Human Rights Statement:

Respect for human rights is an ASUS core value that is reflected in our corporate Code of Conduct policies, which apply to all global operations, including our supply chain. All ASUS employees are respected and treated fairly, and ASUS requires its suppliers to comply with all relevant legal, social and environmental standards.

ASUS Human Rights Statement