Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

As the environment continues to worsen and the issue of social and economic development is increasingly severe worldwide, the United Nations called for the United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development (UNCED) at Rio de Janeiro in 1992. This conference was known as the Earth Summit that led the sustainability development of mankind to new mindsets and directions and thus find solutions to the issues. In 2012, two decades after the Earth Summit (Rio + 20), world leaders gathered together again to discuss and review the problems and prospects confronting the advocacy of sustainability for the whole world and all mankind. The meeting gave rise to series of documents bearing the title of “The Future We Want” based on which the SGDs were developed.

After extensive discussions and consultations, the SDGs have been officially passed by the UN in 2014. 17 goals in three aspects, namely, environment, economic and society with a total of 169 targets listed to confirm the direction of approaches to reach the vision, which is to promote both human survival and sustainable development before 2030.

The SDGs open a new age for sustainable development. With this ambitious blueprint for the future, cooperation between all fields, including governments of different nations, international organizations, enterprises, or individuals, all need to contribute to changing behaviors that cannot continue. For enterprises, facing the nearing attentions will certainly create great impacts on the operational structure and strategy.

As a leading company in consumer electronic products sector, we support SDGs and take them as an opportunity for sustainable transformation in business, planning for a forward-looking vision.

In a comprehensive review of the relationship between SDGs and ASUS operations, ASUS has the most inuential power to the following 5 goals: SDG 3-Good Health and Well-Being, SDG 4-Quality Education, SDG 11-Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 12-Responsible Consumption and Production, and SDG 13-Climate Action. Therefore, we decide on the direction to invest in those targets to maximize our contributions.

In order to respond to the SDGs with practical achievements, we launched ASUS 2020 Sustainability Goals. Please click the link for more details.