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IAC Environmental Policy:
‧ Zero Damage--Diligent Waste Reduction
‧Production Safety--Removing Hidden Dangers
‧Green Products--Conforming to Laws and Regulations
‧ Continuous Improvement in Pollution Prevention
‧Preserving the Macro-environment

Green Product Management
In its environmental policy IAC states clearly that the design and manufacture of green products should be promoted through pollution prevention and continuous improvement to conform to international laws and regulations and environmental trends. IAC uses a Community Own Brand Marketing (COBM) and Integrated Original Design Manufacturing (IODM) dual operating model. In IODM, IAC works to meet the environmental demands of clients with globally famous brands while it also reacts and adjusts to global environmental trends and standards in advance; in COBM the company takes the wealth of experience gained from IODM to raise its own branded products to a level where they exceed the demands of the environmental laws and regulations of the greater Chinese market, which constitutes IAC's strategy for green products/green business.

The core of IAC's green design ‧ Curtailing Use of Hazardous Substances
In 2004 IAC created a inter-departmental organization for green products that promoted the introduction of green products to every business group. IAC's Banned Substances Declaration, focussing on the EU's RoHS Directive, international environmental requirements and client regulations, expanded control over the use of banned substances in manufactured products.

In 2006, in accordance with the most recently announced Quality Assessment System for Hazardous Substance Process Management, IECQ HSPM QC080000, IAC moved toward a process of hazardous substance control, documentation and record-keeping for its products. By means of the PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) management cycle, IAC embarked on a program of steady improvement and at the beginning of 2007 received external certification.
驗證證書 ‧Product Design for Ease of Dismantling and Recycling
The EU WEEE Directive calls for manufactured products to move toward designs that make for ease of dismantling and recycling. To evaluate product dismantling and recycling, in 2006 IAC introduced a tool for evaluating product recycling rates and combined the design development process with the PLM system as a control for green design in ease of product dismantling and recycling.
‧Increase in Energy Efficiency
IAC actively coordinates with client demands and the implementation methods of the EU's EuP, California's energy efficiency regulations, New Zealand and Australia's energy efficiency regulations as well US EPA Energy Star voluntary standards to continuously raise the energy efficiency standards for electric power supplies used in manufacturing and thus lessen the impact on the energy supply and the environment when products are at the energy-use stage in their manufacture.

Management of Greenhouse Gases
In accordance with the request for greenhouse gas investigation included in the international standard ISO 14064-1, IAC set up an internal process for inquiry and verification beginning in 2008 and on its own initiative conducted inquiries and unrolled a reduction management plan. IAC is well aware that investigation is just the first step in reducing greenhouse gases, and so after doing some quantitative work on different emission sources and recording emission quantities, IAC will go a step further and set up reduction targets and draft a reduction plan.

Results of Investigation into Greenhouse Gases
In 2008 IAC's first investigation into greenhouse gases covered all the greenhouse gas produced in 2007 by every major manufacturing plant. The IAC total for 2007 was 1,754.53 metric tons of CO2e, 99.43% of which was CO2. CH4 accounted for 0.48%, and the remaining greenhouse gases were trace amounts of N2O, HFCS and PFCS. Direct greenhouse gas emissions (Category I) showed a total of 7,425.12 metric tons of CO2e, representing 10.35% of total emissions. Sources included: (1) fixed installations, (2) transportation mobile sources, (3) fugitive emissions (e.g., fire control equipment, refrigerants, etc.) and (4) industrial process emissions. Indirect greenhouse gas emissions (Category II) showed a total of 64,328.4 metric tons of CO2e, representing 89.65% of total emissions. The main emission sources in this category were outsourced electricity and steam.

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