WPG’S GREEN PARTS STATEMENT
WPG Holdings Limited (“WPGH”) is the largest electronics distributor in Asia and the world with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan (TSE:3702), which serves worldwide suppliers and customers globally through its sub-groups and subsidiaries.
WPGH together with its subsidiaries collectively refer to as “WPG”.
Find WPG subsidiaries: https://www.wpgholdings.com/branches/index/en
Regarding the management and identification of hazardous chemicals and related substances, WPG's daily management system follows global industry standards. Our daily management includes the identification, registration, usage records and alternative options for chemicals and related substances. In response to Pb Free (Lead Free) environmental protection guidelines that have been implemented in the industry over the past years, and Halogen Free Guidelines (HF) issued by the International Electrotechnical Commission, WPG's warehouse adopts batch identification management mechanism on a daily basis, which recording whether each purchased item meets the aforementioned chemical requirements in the IT system based on supplier information, so as to provide customers alternative options for chemical substances of high concern. WPG uses its best efforts to ensure that main chemical composition of semiconductor components can be clearly identified along the process from procurement, inventory, to sales management.
As a distributor in the semiconductor component supply chain, WPG does not participate in product manufacturing processes so that all the information of product contents and ingredients are based on the same provided by our suppliers. Nevertheless, as a member of the value chain, WPG keeps tracking whether the products we distributed meet environmental and social requirements. Through information disclosure, WPG aims to maximize our impact along the value chain. We aim to strengthen information transparency and consumer awareness along value chain, and jointly create a sustainable global electronics supply chain.
More information on the regulations and related directives（“Environmental Compliance”）can be viewed here:
- RoHS: The Restriction of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive listed hazardous substances including lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, PBB, PBDE, DEHP, BBP, DBP, and DIBP.
- China RoHS.
- HF (Halogen Free): International Electrochemical Commission's industry standard for halogen-free materials.
- REACH: Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals.
- PFOS: Directive on the Restriction of Sale and Use of Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid.
Since all product information relating to Environmental Compliance (“Information”) are provided to WPG by suppliers on an “AS IS” basis, WPG makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the said information. Customers are advised to validate the Information provided before using or acting on the same. WPG hereby disclaims all representations, warranties and liabilities with respect to the Information provided (whatever any norms or laws are based on).
All such information is provided upon the representations of the suppliers at the relevant time where the same is requested by customers, which may be subject to change without notice. WPG accepts no liability for any clerical errors or omissions in product information.
For more details relating to WPG’s sustainable management, pls see WPG CSR Area. https://www.wpgholdings.com/csr_area/info/en/message
Download : WPG Green Parts Statement