Our environmentally friendly workplace
Protecting people also means taking responsibility for the environment. And we take this responsibility very seriously by voluntarily exceeding statutory requirements for environmental protection.
We take responsibility
Environmental protection starts right at the development phase – and doesn't stop even when the product is ready: Every employee at Himex and its partners makes a constant effort each day to handle resources responsibly. The concept of the environment is a core part of our daily life and our operational activities.
The performance capacity of our company is essential in order to strengthen our competitive edge, but it must never be at the expense of people and the environment. Environmental protection at HIMAX is therefore a fully integrated matter – for which every single employee is responsible:
We qualify our staff and motivate them to act in a committed, competent and environmentally responsive way.
We take measures to limit the environmental effects of our operations and to make the working environment a safe place for our staff.
We respect the careful use of resources, starting with product development and at all later stages, including production, storage and transport.
- HIMAX with its facilities have been certified by ISO14001
- We are in strict compliance with national energy conservation laws and regulations, in addition to the implementation of international environmental conventions.
- We implement strict internal control standards, with an ongoing improvement of production processes, optimizing production structures, reduce material consumption, reduce energy costs, and continuously reduce unnecessary waste and environmental impacts of enterprise and product usage processes.
- To ensure that the manufacturing processes does not violate laws and regulations, Himex prohibits the usage of harmful substances to the environment, and gives priority to the use of advanced environmental friendly substances for the manufacturing of new products, thus reducing the amount of products using materials and substances that could be potentially harmful in its effects on the environment.
- We promote the reduction of industrial waste, and the re-usage and the recycling of urban waste.
- We take priority in environmental protection and proper performance of suppliers, and other subcontractors to promote cooperation in energy conservation and environmental management, while actively providing customers with green solutions. All parties are committed to work together to build a green industry chain.
- HIMAX and its subcontractors pay close attention to current climate changes, and they actively participate in energy conservation and environmental protection exchanges and cooperation, to improve the ecological environment. They actively carry out cooperation with the government, and other enterprises, and they strive to promote the use of environmental improved technology to aid in the effectiveness of environmental protection.