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.

2020 Performance
  • Achieved 100% of the occupational safety and health management plan and internal audit.
  • Drew up the human rights policy and human rights risk assessment and management mechanism.
  • No violation of gender equality, sexual harassment, infringement, compulsory labor and child labor took place in 2020.
  • Sponsored the Post-baccalaureate Marine Engineering Program launched by National Taiwan Ocean University in 2020.
  • The Seafarer Training Center is continuing to host training courses for seamen on shore. A total of 90 onshore classes were held in 2020 and 641 attended.
  • A total of 132 students from three maritime universities completed the onboard internship in 2020, with the total number of training hours reaching 343,896, equivalent to 14,329 days.
  • Called on our employees and family members to participate in coastal cleanup initiatives in Taoyuan and Kaohsiung in Taiwan in September and October, 2020.
  • Sponsored the "8th Paint a Marvelous Ship - National Elementary School Maritime Drawing Competition" held by the Evergreen Maritime Museum in 2020 and set up "The Angel Artists Group" particularly for children with disabilities.
  • Sponsored "Evergreen Marine Field Trip Day" and invited teachers and students from Yisheng and Bengang Elementary Schools in Taoyuan in 2020.
  • Organized "Captain's storytelling meeting" at Sinwu Elementary School in Taoyuan in 2020 and shared the Captain's daily life on board.
  • Donated a thousand children's books and visited Bengang and Shezi Elementary School in Taoyuan, Maolin and Minquan Elementary School in Kaohsiung and encouraged students to develop a good habit of reading. Also donated more than 600 books in Company's library to the Taoyuan Public Library in 2020.
  • Sponsored six classical music concerts of the Evergreen Symphony Orchestra in 2020, with a total of 2,400 tickets free of charge to employees and their family members, customers, charities and social welfare groups.
  • Evergreen's Colon Container Terminal in Panama joined hands with local volunteer groups and the national police distributed food bags to 100 disadvantaged families in Cristobal, and gave five infrared thermometers to Dr. Hugo's clinic in May 2020.
  • Donated a refrigerated container to the Peruvian government and health authorities for emergency measures for COVID-19 and the freezer was delivered to a local hospital in June 2020.
Short-term Target
  • 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.