Sustainability

As a high-tech company with combined R&D innovations and a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, CIG considers itself to be an integral part of the ICT community. CIG is working collaboratively with its employees, suppliers, customers and end users to build sustainable products. Beginning at the factory level with use of solar powered energy to developing products that minimize the carbon footprint, CIG is committed to implementing eco-sustainable mandates that positively contribute to the environment as a whole. CIG works continuously with its employees and suppliers to ensure the highest ethical practices are observed. CIG has on-going training for its employees and monitors its suppliers to adhere to global anti-bribery principles as well as the highest ethical standards related to human rights.


Management commitment
“CIG is part of the global ICT industry. We achieved high growth rate in the past, and we want to continue our growth while contributing to society and the community. Sustainability means we do not only pay attention to our products, but also to how the product is made, to the people who made it, to the people who use it, and to the environment in which the product is made. I truly believe this is the only way going forward. “ Gerry Wong, Chairman and CEO of CIG

From the Board down to senior management, CIG management is committed to sustainability. Working with its Sustainability Committee, CIG management implements the goals at all levels, from R&D to factory output, translating the goals into a detailed execution plan. The result is a community actively engaged in promoting global initiatives that positively impacts the world as a whole.


Business Ethics
CIG adheres to the highest standards of business ethics as embodied in the EICC Code of Conduct. All CIG employees are provided with an employee handbook that outlines CIG’s business practices, which are reviewed and then acknowledged in writing by each employee. Continuous training is provided on those and other ethical practices with a special emphasis on anti-bribery rules and regulations to reinforce those policies, with audits regularly conducted on suppliers to monitor its adherence to global anti-corruption, human rights and environmental laws and regulati


Environment
CIG adheres to the governing environmental regulations for the safe disposal of all by-products in the manufacturing of its products, including EU directives for WEEE and RoHS. In addition, CIG has reduced its electricity usage by use of solar power to generate 30% of its factory’s energy use.

Year Total Unit Output
(PCS)
Total Electricity Usage
(Kilowatts)
Electricity Usage Per Unit
(Kilowatts)
2013 3,041,373 3,022,500 0.99
2014 11,192,966 6,934,467 0.62


People
CIG recognizes the strength of having a diverse workforce. Topnotch talents plus the skilled and international corporate management team ensures our daily operation achieves the highest quality standard in a more cost effective manner. Acknowledging our employee’s contributions is paramount and fosters an inclusive community that promotes innovation and problem solving at every level. CIG is committed to a diverse workforce and does not discriminate based on race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin, disability, religion, political affiliation or marital status.



Society
The world is now connected everywhere through the Internet, but not all people have access. CIG envisions a world where anyone can become connected to the Internet, opening a world of learning and information. Lowering the cost of broadband equipment to allow for universal access is one of CIGs goals. Working hand-in-hand with its customers, CIG is leading the way for quality, low-cost, low-energy products capable of being deployed in all parts of the world so everyone can enjoy the benefits of the Internet.




Supply Chain
As part of its compliance, CIG audits its supplier for adherence to global human rights mandates including the Conflict Minerals directive according to the U.S. Dodd-Frank Act.