TSMC advocates and acts upon the principles of operational transparency and respect for shareholder rights. We believe that the basis for successful corporate governance is a sound and effective Board of Directors. In line with this principle, TSMC Board of Directors delegates various responsibilities and authority to three Board Committees, Audit and Risk Committee, Compensation and People Development Committee, and Nominating, Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee. Each Committee’s chairperson regularly reports to the Board on its activities and recommendations.

2023 Corporate Governance Awards and Ratings

Organization Awards
Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the 23rd consecutive year

MSCI ESG Indexes

MSCI ACWI ESG Leaders Index component 
MSCI ESG Research – AAA Ratings
MSCI ACWI SRI Index component
MSCI ACWI Islamic Index component
MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Leaders Index

Morningstar The Best Sustainable Companies to Own in 2024
S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment – Top 10% S&P Global ESG Score

Company ESG Risk Ratings: Low ESG Risk – Semiconductor Industry


ISS-oekom “Prime” Rated by ISS ESG Corporate Rating

FTSE4Good Index

FTSE4Good Emerging Index component
FTSE4Good All-World Index component
FTSE4Good TIP Taiwan ESG Index component

Taiwan Stock Exchange

Top 5% in Corporate Governance Evaluation of Listed Companies for the 9th consecutive year

CommonWealth Magazine

Talent Sustainability Award

Institutional Investor Magazine

Most Honored Company (Technology/Semiconductors) ‒ All-Asia
Best Overall ESG (Technology/Semiconductors) ‒ 1st Place (buy-side and sell-side) ‒ All-Asia
Best Company Board (Technology/Semiconductors) – 1st Place (buy-side and sell-side) – All-Asia


The World’s Top 10 Largest Technology Companies in 2023
2023 World’s Best Employers


2023 World’s Most Admired Companies
Fortune Global 500


2023 Asia’s Outstanding Companies – Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Sector for the 6th consecutive year

Taiwan Institute of Sustainable Energy Taiwan Top 10 Sustainability Exemplary Awards for the 8th consecutive year
IFI Claims Patent Services

Ranked as 3rd in 2023 Top 50 US Patent Assignees