▶️Industrial Interaction ▶️Social Impact
WPG Holdings actively engaged with industrial associations and established an instant communication service platform by organizing and participating in a variety of activities. This platform assists members in sharing knowledge resources and increasing opportunities for external strategic alliances and partnerships. The company aims to enhance the industrial network position and height of Taiwan's distributors. Leveraging the company's core expertise, WPG Holdings actively assists in promoting various aspects of supply chain management, fulfilling corporate social responsibilities. In 2022, WPG Holdings did not involve in any political donations.
In order to cooperate with the supply chain to create environmentally sustainable values, WPG Holdings has participated in climate initiatives and joined the Taiwan Climate Partnership (TCP) as a corporate member, hoping to combine the strengths of all partners to achieve net zero emissions.
WPG Holdings adheres to the spirit of "Grow Together and Strive Together" and gives back to society using the company's professionalism on corporate and supply chain management, cultivating talents by supporting diversified industry-academia collaborations.
- "Passing on the Wisdom Lecture" from Taipei Electronic Components Suppliers' Association
In order to promote on-the-job learning for practitioners in the electronic parts and distribution industry, and to strengthen the cultivation of talents, as well as to enable the continuous transmission of knowledge and experience in the supply chain and access industry, the Taipei Electronic Components Suppliers' Association held the "Passing on the Wisdom Lecture". In 2022, WPG Holdings invited the supervisors and directors of the Association, senior executives of WPG, industry experts, famous entrepreneurs, and scholars to be speakers, and invited employees of our members and industry practitioners to participate, resulting in a total of 678 person attending the event.
Association information, please refer to TECSA
- Chinese Management Intelligence Sharing Association (MISA)
With the core of experience sharing, Mr. K.D. Tseng, the Chief Sustainability Officer of WPG Holdings, serves as the chairman MISA, and a number of veteran entrepreneurs serve as business gurus to pass on management wisdom to emerging and transforming business leaders. The MISA Academy plans a rich and diversified management curriculum, and in July 2022, the MISA Academy will officially launch its multimedia online learning portal "MISA Multimedia Academy" for online/offline learning, accelerating the growth of high-potential business leaders.
Association information, please refer to MISA
- Taiwan Industrial Holding Association
Since its establishment in 2005, the WPG Holdings has achieved remarkable business results with its industrial holding management model. In order to share experiences, stimulate management thinking and promote the concept of industrial holding models, the Taiwan Industrial Holding Association (TIHA) was establised in 2019, with Chairman Simon Huang of WPG Holdings serving as the first Chairman of TIHA. Through the TIHA, it is hoped to increase the exchange and experience sharing with industry, government, and academia, and to promote more industry cooperation or various strategic alliances.
In 2022, the Association published four publications, namely, "Grand Collaboration and Competition 2.0", "Guide to Formation of Industrial Holdings", "2022 Industrial Holdings Recommendation Book", and "2022 Industrial Holdings Key Report", to present the operational structure of industrial holding groups in a comprehensive manner in writing and hold a total of four seminars to enhance knowledge stimulation with industry, government, and academe through physical activities. In addition, to enhance the development environment of the industrial holding industry, TIHA has obtained the Supplementary Interpretation of Undistributed Earnings under Tai-Cai-Shui-Zi No. 11104009710 from the Ministry of Finance to resolve most of the tax issues. On the issue of expense recognition, Chairman Huang, together with a team of experts, met with the director of the Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs to discuss the proper registration of business scopes for an industrial holding company. Currently, TIHA continues to build a win-win ecosystem for Taiwan industries by establishing a communication platform and deploying media resources.
Experience Sharing Legacy Publications
With the concept of "Sustainable Heritage, Selfless Devotion for the Common Good", WPG Holdings has collected industry knowledge, workplace wisdom and experience into a book to systematically and publicly share and pass on internal experience to help Taiwan industries and enterprises enhance their competitiveness together. In 2022, Mr. Simon Huang, Chairman of WPG Holdings, and Mr. T.L. Lin, Director of WPG Holdings, jointly initiated the/ publication of "Grand Collaboration and Competition 2.0: Industrial Holdings - From Bigger and Stronger to Better and Winning Together"; and Mr. K.D. Tseng, Chief Sustainability Officer of WPG Holdings, wrote and published "Key Factors to Success: 50 Management Ideas and Work Mindsets from the Chairman to the Workforce".
- WPG Scholarship Awards in the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Taipei University of Technology
Since 2011, the WPG Education Foundation has offered the "WPG Scholarship" to students from the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of National Taipei University of Technology, offering five scholarships per semester in 2022. Through financial support, students from disadvantaged backgrounds will not lose their education due to family hardships or changes and will be able to complete their studies with the support of the community. In order to encourage students to develop their professional abilities, the scholarship program is included in the selection criteria, and it is expected that the scholarship will not only help to alleviate financial hardship, but also become an aid to the beneficiaries in their academic growth.
- "Information Technology Internship Program", National Yunlin University of Science and Technology and National Taipei University of Technology
The IT Internship Program is in its 7th year of collaboration with National Yunlin University of Science and Technology. In 2022, NTUT joined the program for the first time. WPG Holdings will be able to nurture professionals for the industry, and at the same time, allow students to apply what they have learned in practice, enhance their competitiveness in the workplace, and explore different possibilities and explore themselves through practical experience in the workplace. WPG Holdings also helps students to identify their future career paths. In 2022, eight IT interns were recruited and four of them were directly transferred to regular employees after the internship, achieving the goal of campus career integration.
- "Supply Chain Management Program", NCCU College of Commerce
Since 2010, WPG Holdings sponsored and supported the three-year period "Supply Chain Management Program" of NCCU College of Commerce for the 12th consecutive year till 2022. Combining theory and practice in industry-academia collaboration to systemize the knowledge of Taiwan's supply chain management while setting up a complete set of supply chain management teaching materials to cultivate supply chain management professionals in the industry.
Supply chain management covers cross-eld management science, with related courses in departments of the College of Commerce. Each department cannot establish a relatively complete set of professional and market-oriented academic training. Therefore, by integrating various departments, all existing curriculum resources are made for the supply chain management program, and new supply chain management courses are developed, while the "Bachelor's Program" and " Master's Professional Training Course" are conducted to meet different target groups in order to cultivate supply chain management talents in Taiwan.
The "Smart Supply Chain: Trends and Applications" course offered in 2022 was co-taught by Professor Sonia Lo of the Department of Business Administration and industry experts with extensive practical experience. Using the supply chain as the framework, the faculty and WPG expert instructors provided both theoretical and practical explanations on different topics each week, allowing students to gain a more profound understanding of the integration of supply chain theory and practice.