Corporate Governance ｜ Performance Highlights
As a state-owned enterprise, Taipower executes specific policies and measures from the Executive Yuan’s National Integrity Building Action Plan. Taipower has implemented the Ministry of Economic Affair’s Guidelines for the Implementation of the National Integrity Building Action Plan in its planning and promotion of various ethics-related tasks. Taipower has also integrated these measures through a consensus on anti-corruption within the private sector, as the Company employs the highest integrity standards for itself.
Every year, Taipower sets up a plan for supervising the integrity of its business administration. Part of this plan seeks to implement Management by Wandering Around (MBWA). Through on-site visits, case file investigations, and comprehensive seminars, Taipower is able to ensure the understanding and implementation of civil service ethics within each unit. The aforementioned tasks are conducted in order to improve work deficiencies, enhance work performance, and demonstrate the function of civil service ethics within the organization. In 2022, a total of 59 units were inspected through on-site and phone interviews. The civil service ethics units have effectively implemented tasks related to civil service ethics.
Promotion of Anti-Corruption Campaigns
Taipower actively conducts anti-corruption advocacy for employees and suppliers, enhances understanding of the ethics and laws among relevant personnel, and consolidates an anti-corruption consensus between Taipower and its suppliers to prevent corruption. The training sessions held in 2022 included the publication of a monthly integrity e-newsletter, employee integrity project promotion, online training courses, and integrity seminars.
Internal Risk Control
In accordance with the Financial Supervisory Commission's Regulations Governing the Establishment of Internal Control Systems by Public Companies and the Enforcement Rules for Internal Inspection of National Corporations under the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taipower's Internal Inspection Office of the Board of Directors devised and executed an Annual Inspection Plan in 2022. The inspected items in 2022 included: internal control management and self-regulatory mechanisms, risk management, effect and efficiency of major operational target projects, information, communication and reporting, compliance with relevant laws and regulations, items required by the Board of Directors/ Audit Committee/Inspection Office of the Board, and corrections or instructions from superior authorities.
Three Lines of Defense for Internal Auditing and Control
Taipower is a state-owned public utility and its operations are governed by the Company Act, Securities and Exchange Act, and other general laws and regulations, in addition to the Administrative Law for State-Owned Enterprise and the Electricity Act. Therefore, the establishment of Taipower's organization, accounting, auditing, budgeting, business planning, utility rates, and its development and management of electricity resources must be approved by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Specifically, the Ministry's State-owned Enterprise Commission is responsible for supervising and managing the various operations at Taipower. The Bureau of Energy is the regulatory authority for the electricity industry, and is responsible for communicating and transmitting relevant instructions to other ministries, such as the National Development Council, or the National Audit Office. The implementation of corporate policies must comprehensively account for the provisions of various laws and regulations and their impacts on policy development.
Legal Compliance and Awareness Campaigns
In an effort to boost employee awareness of the Company’s legal affairs and to ensure compliance, the Legal Affairs Office organizes multiple sessions of the Practical Legal Issues – Case Studies and Solutions Seminar at different units along with other training events each year. The office also provides legal consultation services to help units address and resolve legal issues in their operations and to ensure that all employees abide by the pertinent regulations.。
Product Responsibility and Personal Information Protection
Taipower's main product is electricity. Electricity prices and payments must be handled in accordance with government laws, regulations, and policies. As such, Taipower deals with all customer information, electricity payments in arrears, and suspension of electricity services in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act and the Electricity Act. Taipower conducts an annual inventory of personal data files and systems, reviews necessary fields, and revises relevant business regulations. For the confidentiality of customer-related data, Taipower has formulated a confidentiality mechanism and operations method according to different targets. It abides by the regulations on the handling of personnel data by various units to ensure the protection of customer data related to business execution. For example, to prevent inadvertent leakage of a customer’s personal information and violation of law by the service personnel that fail to follow the operations method, Taipower has stipulated handling procedures to check the identification of applicants or to verify their IDs when the personal data of customers or their entrusted persons are involved during the power consumption inquiry process. These inquiries may be made through face-to-face encounters, via telephone, fax, online query, or by printing out the results of such queries. For important databases, Taipower has established a database activity monitoring system to audit and protect data.
Information Security Protection Plan
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