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Delta tops corporate citizen awards list

STAFF WRITER, WITH CNA

Delta Electronics Inc (台達電子) yesterday took the top spot in the Chinese-language CommonWealth magazine’s list of 50 companies in this year’s Corporate Citizen Awards.

The magazine said the 50 companies were chosen as the best corporate citizens from a field of 2,000 local and foreign companies based on their performance in four major categories — corporate governance, corporate commitment, social participation and environmental protection.

Delta Electronics edged past Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (台積電) this year in the group of 30 large companies with revenues of more than NT$10 billion.

Chunghwa Telecom Co (中華電信), Lite-On Technology Corp (光寶科技), Taiwan Mobile Co (台灣大哥大), E.Sun Financial Holding Co (玉山金控), Asustek Computer Inc (華碩電腦), Macronix International Co (旺宏電子), President Chain Store Corp (統一超商) and Wistron Corp (緯創資通) were also among the top companies on the large enterprise list.

Among the top 10 medium-sized companies, Sinyi Realty Co (信義房屋), Hiwin Technologies Corp (上銀科技) and Everlight Chemical Industrial Corp (永光化學) remained in the top three spots for the third consecutive year.

The top 10 foreign companies recognized in the corporate citizen awards were IBM, Citibank, Bayer, Abbott Laboratories, Microsoft, Intel, Sony, McDonald’s, DuPont and Standard Chartered Bank.

Other winners in the medium-sized enterprise category were TXC Corp (台灣晶技), Planet Technology Corp (普萊德科技), Inventec Besta Co (無敵科技), AVerMedia Technologies Inc (圓剛科技), China Hi-ment Corp (中聯資源), ATEN International Co (宏正自動科技) and Tainan Enterprises Co (台南企業).

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