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2022/08/18

E.SUN ESG and Sustainability Initiative Gains Greater Influence Through 100+ Outstanding Enterprises

E.SUN Bank today convened a press conference on “E.SUN ESG and Sustainability Initiative.” President Ms. Ing-Wen Tsai personally attended the event, during which founder of E.SUN Mr. Yung-Jen Huang, Chairman Mr. Joseph Huang...

 

 


 

 

 

2022/07/20

E.SUN FHC's Influence Recognized by RE100 While Setting a New Milestone Towards Net Zero Emissions

Tuesday, 19th July 2022: E.SUN FHC, one of Asia’s leading financial services organizations based in Taipei, has joined the RE100 initiative and committed to using 100% renewable electricity across their global operations by 2040...

 

 


 

 

 

2022/04/11

E.SUN FHC commits to phase-out of coal by 2035

E.SUN FHC, taking the initiative to follow the international trend and achieve the goals of COP26, announced coal phase-out by 2035 on April 11. This policy applies to all E.SUN FHC subsidiaries and overseas locations and encompasses actively managing carbon emissions from financial assets...

 

 


 

 

 

2022/03/25

E.SUN joins National Taiwan University in promoting the ESG Centenary Project to strive for ecologically sustainable development

The E.SUN–NTU ESG Centenary Project, a joint collaboration between E.SUN Bank and the National Taiwan University (NTU), was officially launched on March 25th....

 

 


 


 

2022/02/17

The First in Taiwan: E.SUN FHC Gains SBT Approval

E.SUN FHC has become the first bank in Taiwan to receive validation of its science-based targets (SBT) from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), and systematically moves towards its goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050...

 

 


 


 

2022/01/13

E.SUN Financial Holding joins the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials

E.SUN Financial Holding Company (E.SUN FHC), the first signatory of “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” among banks in Asia, now advances to join the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF)...

 

 


 


 

2022/01/11

E.SUN FHC Completes Green Energy Wheeling—A Milestone Closer to 100% Renewable Energy

As a response to the nation’s net-zero carbon emissions goals, E.SUN FHC has voiced its commitment to use 100% renewable energy by 2030. To achieve this goal, the company will increase its green energy usage by 10% each year...

 




 

2021/04/16

E.SUN FHC commits to “Business Ambition for 1.5°C”

E.SUN FHC signed the “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” pledge this year with intermediate targets approved by the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi). E.SUN is the first financial institution in Asia to adopt the 1.5°C climate target, an initiative aligned with international standards...

 



 

2021/02/19

E.SUN Bank and 32 Taiwan leading companies launch ESG initiative to promote sustainability

E.SUN Bank(玉山銀行) launched “E.SUN ESG and sustainability initiative” in a ceremony on February 19th. Vice President Mr. Ching-Te Lai(賴清德), Vice Premier Mr. Jong-Chin Shen(沈榮津) attended the ceremony to deliver their wishes...

 




 

2020/12/29

E.SUN is rated AA by MSCI ESG Ratings for the 4th consecutive year

MSCI updated the report on ESG rating for E.SUN Financial Holding Company ("E.SUN"). E.SUN received an “AA” rating for the fourth consecutive year, the longest streak among peers in Taiwan. The AA rating is also the highest among Taiwanese financial institutions. In this year, E.SUN has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index for the seventh year in-a-row...

 



 

2020/12/23

All E.SUN branches are expected to be bilingual branches by 2026

E.SUN Bank promotes friendly bilingual bank services in support of the "Blueprint for Developing Taiwan into a Bilingual Nation by 2030" and the "FSC Bilingual Nation Promotion Plan (Summary)"...

 



 

2020/12/14

Statement on the administrative fines regarding a former financial advisor

On November 24th, the Financial Supervisory Commission of Taiwan (FSC) announced the administrative fines about the personal misconduct made by a former financial advisor...

 



 

2020/07/09

E.SUN FHC Publishes Taiwan's First CSR Report that Adopts SASB and GRI standards

E.SUN FHC continues to align itself with the international trend of sustainable development in through its CSR Report published in 2019, which has four new features...

 



 

2020/06/18

E.SUN Establishes Scholarship to Cultivate Nursing Talent, Supporting Their Studies and Employment

E.SUN FHC and National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences held the nursing talent cultivation scholarship donation ceremony on June 17, in order to cultivate professional nursing talent and protect public health. E.SUN donated NT$1 million to set up a scholarship for impoverished and underprivileged students...

 



 

2020/06/10

E.SUN FHC is the only financial institution to rank in the top 5% of the Corporate Governance Evaluation for 6 consecutive years

TWSE announced results of the 6th (2019) Corporate Governance Evaluation at the end of April, and E.SUN FHC became the only financial institution to rank in the top 5% of the Corporate Governance Evaluation for 6 consecutive years...

 



 

2020/04/28

E.SUN Bank Wins the "Best Bank in Taiwan" and also Won the "No. 1 Brand Value" in Taiwan's Banking Industry from The Banker for the Second Consecutive Year

E.SUN once again received international recognition for its business performance, and won the "Best Bank in Taiwan" in 2020 from Global Finance, a well-known American magazine, for its excellent business development, cross-border strategy, and financial innovation...

 



 

2020/03/30

E.SUN FHC Tree Planting Project in Response to Climate Action

Facing the challenges brought by climate change, E.SUN FHC takes actual action in response to the UN's SDG13 Climate Action. With regard to the issue of environmental sustainability, we worked together with the Forestry Bureau in implementing the E.SUN Tree Planting Project during tree planting month for the second consecutive year...

 



 

2019/12/26

Thanks to its Excellent Long-term Performance, E.SUN Bank Comprehensively Raises Salaries

E.SUN Bank believes that talent is a key and leading indicator of corporate and national competitiveness. Supported by long-term profit growth and to thank all supervisors for their efforts, encourage employees to continue learning and growing in their expertise, and jointly achieve even better overall performance...

 


 

2019/12/11

E.SUN FHC received an AA rating in the "MSCI ESG Ratings" for the 3rd consecutive year, the best performance in Taiwan's financial sector

In the latest MSCI ESG Ratings of companies the MSCI ACWI Index announced by the MSCI in 2019, E.SUN FHC ranked 1st in Taiwan's financial industry for three consecutive years...

 


 

2019/09/23

E.SUN FHC and Mackay Memorial Hospital collaborate in providing volunteer medical service in Cambodia

E.SUN FHC collaborated with Mackay Memorial Hospital and Formosa Budding Hope Foundation for the fourth time in organizing the "Caring for Cambodia - Joint Overseas Medical Service" in September 2019...

 


 

2019/09/16

E.SUN FHC listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 6 consecutive years, setting a new record for Taiwan's financial industry

E.SUN FHC once again stood out from the over 3,500 enterprise candidates worldwide for its excellent performance in the 2019 DJSI announced on Sep. 14th...

 



 

2018/06/07

E.SUN FHC receives Enterprise Asia's Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards

Enterprise Asia announced the winners of the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2018 last week in Manila, Philippines. E.SUN Financial Holdings was named a winner in the following categories: Social Empowerment, Investment in People, and the highest honor, Responsible Business Leadership. They made E.SUN FHC the Asian company with the largest number of awards...

 


 

2018/05/03

Overall performance reaching new heights; focus on "technological leadership, cross-border service, and three lines of defense"

E.SUN FHC held its investor conference today (3) to announce its Q1 2018 earnings. Quarterly profit was NT$4.78 billion, another new quarterly high performance; earnings per share (EPS) was NT$0.47, ROE was 12.57%, and ROA was 0.91%...

 


 

2018/02/06

Advancing toward 2018: E.SUN FHC following technological advancements; leading expert Professor Sheng-Wei Chen to be first CTO

E.SUN FHC held its investor conference today (6) to announce its unaudited 2017 earnings. Cumulative profit was NT$14.74 billion, another new record high performance for the 6th consecutive year; earnings per share (EPS) was NT$1.49, ROE was 10.51%, and ROA was 0.74%...

 


 

2018/01/22

E.SUN Bank delivering outstand performance and named Best Bank in Taiwan three years in a row

E.SUN Bank has received international recognition again as the well-known financial organization, The Asset, named E.SUN Bank "Best Bank in Taiwan" three years in a row at the annual award ceremony in Hong Kong on the 17th. President Joseph Huang is the only person from Taiwan's banking sector to be named Best CEO in the Asia Pacific region for a second time...