Social Inclusion Policy

Evergreen has always embraced the philosophy that "talents are the most important assets of an enterprise" since its establishment in 1968.

Care for employees is also one of the core values of the company. For both sea and land crew, the company set up comprehensive mechanisms to ensure positive outcome of talent attraction and retention, talent training and development, human rights and protection of working environment. Moreover, Evergreen works closely with Chang Yung-fa Foundation in promoting marine education and care for society.

Action Plans
  • Ensure equal opportunity, diversity and tolerance.

  • Ensure dignity and respect in the workplace.

  • Strive to create and maintain open communication and interaction.

  • Protect physical and mental wellbeing of employees.

  • Continue to promote marine education and care for society.

Performance & Target

Pay attention to employee welfare, implement human rights policies and continue to promote marine education and care for society.

2019 Performance
  • No violation of gender equality, sexual harassment, infringement, compulsory labor and child labor took place in 2019.
  • Completed ISO45001/CNS 45001 transition.
  • Achieved 100% of the occupational safety and health management plan and internal audit.
  • Sponsored the Post-baccalaureate Marine Engineering Program launched by National Taiwan Ocean University in 2019.
  • A total of 1,455 ship crew members completed 29 training courses held by the Seafarer Training Center in 2019.
  • A total of 450 students from three maritime universities completed the onboard internship in 2019, with the total number of training hours reaching 65,600.
  • Sponsored the “7th Paint a Marvelous Ship - National Elementary School. Maritime Drawing Competition” held by the Evergreen Maritime Museum.
  • Sponsored 30 elementary and junior high school students from disadvantaged families to participate in the summer camp held by the Evergreen Maritime Museum.
  • Donated 12 20-foot containers to the Adolescents' Home, Taoyuan for use as temporary housing, storage, and talent classrooms.
  • Called on our employees and family members to participate in coastal cleanup initiatives in North and South Taiwan, Singapore and India.
Short-term Target
  • Draw up the human rights policy and human rights risk assessment and management mechanisms.
  • Continue to implement whistle-blowing and protection policies and measures.
  • Conduct employee satisfaction surveys.
  • Apply for the comprehensive ISO45001/CNS 45001 transition.
  • Continue to sponsor the Post-baccalaureate Marine Engineering Program and onboard internships in 2020, to organize training held by the Seafarer Training Center.
  • Continue to sponsor the maritime drawing competition held by the Evergreen Maritime Museum and organize coastal cleanup and book donations.
Medium & Long-term Target
  • Keep the turnover of staff below 8%.
  • Maintain the starting salary of new hires in the top 25% of the domestic shipping industry.
  • Provide a more user-friendly learning environment and shape a corporate culture of cross-domain disciplinary learning and continuing education.
  • No high-risk cases found in human rights risk assessment results; cases with moderate risk account for less than 25% of the total cases; and there are no material violations (subject to a fine of exceeding NT$1 million.)
  • Fully implement the ISO45001/CNS 45001 management system.
  • Implement risk control and hazard identification to achieve the goal of zero accidents through early prevention.
  • Roll out more employee assistance programs to help the staff achieve work-life balance.
  • Improve training courses held by the Seafarer Training Center and onboard internships for maritime talent.
  • Continue to sponsor philanthropic activities such as arts and cultural activities and coastal cleanup.