computerworld small ASUS Recognized as Finalist by Computerworld Honors Program

ASUS has been named as a finalist in the Manufacturing category by IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program in recognition of the company’s innovative use of information technology to benefit society. ASUS, the first computer manufacturer in Taiwan to remove lead completely from its motherboards and which has implemented halogen-free manufacturing processes across its major product lines, was honored at the 21st Annual Laureates Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards Evening held on June 1, 2009 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

computerworld ASUS Recognized as Finalist by Computerworld Honors Program

ASUS has been named as a finalist in the Manufacturing category by IDG’s Computerworld Honors Program in recognition of the company’s innovative use of information technology to benefit society. ASUS, the first computer manufacturer in Taiwan to remove lead completely from its motherboards and which has implemented halogen-free manufacturing processes across its major product lines, was honored at the 21st Annual Laureates Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards Evening held on June 1, 2009 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
 
“Being recognized by the 2009 Computerworld Honors Program means a lot to ASUS,” said Vice President Tony Chen, who represented ASUS at the medal ceremony. “We have made great strides in fostering a culture of customer-centric innovation throughout our organization, not just in manufacturing, but across every functional area over the past year. To be identified as one of the global leaders in the visionary use of IT in the manufacturing milieu is a great impetus and encouragement for us to keep innovating.”

ASUS Vice President Tony Chen receiving the Computerworld Honors Program laureate medallion from Matt Smith COO of IDG Enterprise ASUS Recognized as Finalist by Computerworld Honors Program

 

ASUS’ green approach to manufacturing is part of its initiative to realize “Four Green Home Runs”— Green Design, Green Procurement, Green Manufacturing, and Green Service and Marketing—collectively known as Green ASUS. Through the deep integration of sustainable principles in its manufacturing processes, ASUS has been recognized by numerous internationally-recognized environment agencies such as Oekom research AG, the Green Electronics Council, and the European Eco-labeling Board. ASUS’ headquarters and manufacturing sites are also IECQ-certified.
 
The Computerworld Honors Program unites Chairmen and CEOs of the world’s foremost information technology companies to recognize the most outstanding user achievements in technology each year. The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives, and in over 350 universities, museums, and research institutions throughout the world. Each year, members of the Chairmen’s Committee, a group of 100 Chairman/CEOs of global technology companies, nominates individuals and organizations around the world whose visionary applications of information technology promotes positive social and economic progress.