Philosophies of Sustainability

AUO places equal importance on corporate operation and sustainable development. Since entering the solar business in 2008, AUO has constantly upheld the concept while implementing green energy business development with innovative thinking, and takes both environmental sustainability and social care into account.


AUO is committed to developing high-efficiency solar modules and has all-round solar power plant installation capability. Domestic insurance companies also joined to establish a platform of green energy funds, which facilitates long-term solar power plant operation and investment, creating a sustainable profit-making business. We look forward to working together with our partners to generate green business opportunities, taking action to support renewable energy, and expanding our influence to achieve sustainable economic, social, and environmental balance.


Member of DJSI for Ten Consecutive Years

AU Optronics was selected as one of the constituent companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in 2010 and has been included for consecutive years. The Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) is issued by the internationally renowned evaluation institutions RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones jointly, and is the first objective benchmark for tracking the top corporate social responsibility index (sustainability) in the world. It is also the most admired corporate sustainable development evaluation index today.


AUO builds differentiated advantages through its outstanding corporate sustainability, strategic capability, and environmental commitment. We are devoted to providing global customers with complete solutions and long-term, reliable product quality and warranty.

Named to DJSI for consecutive years since 2010



Top Brand PV Seal

AUO was rated as “Top Brand PV in the module category” from 2017 to 2019. The evaluation was conducted by EuPD Research (EuPD Research Sustainable Management GmbH) in Germany, which evaluates the brand management of solar module manufacturers in Europe every year. The scope of evaluation includes sales model management, after-sales service and other related items for the brands in sales regions. As a widely admired indicator and certification, it acts as the prime factor of consideration for customers to make purchase decisions.

AUO was rated as “Top Brand PV in the module category” from 2017 to 2019


Environmental and Social Care

In the manufacturing process for solar solutions, AUO is also committed to environmental protection. AUO obtained the first-ever PAS 2050 carbon footprint verification for PV modules. With low-carbon emission performance, AUO PV modules are in compliance with the requirements formulated by French CRE (The French Regulatory Commission of Energy) for bidding of solar power plants.


Environmental Education at Sungen Solar Power Plant

AUO is the first manufacturer in Taiwan certified by the Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan for its environmental education facility site in Taichung. The Sungen solar power plant built on the rooftops of AUO Taichung fabs is included in the environmental education curriculum tailored for elementary and junior high school students as the optimal demonstration site for promotion of renewable energy and friendly environment idea.

Solar Greenery Pavilion
“Solar Greenery Pavilion” in Chang An Elementary School

In 2010, AUO and BenQ Foundation donated the first “Solar Greenery Pavilion” combining solar power generation, education, campus landscape, and public art for Chang An Elementary School in Taichung.

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