Trina Solar Publishes 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it has published its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report for the 2013 calendar year.
The report provides an update on Trina Solar's environmental, social and community performance, and demonstrates the Company's achievements in realizing its CSR targets and goals in 2013. The report is prepared according to the internationally-recognized Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (G 3.1) issued by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
The report sets out the relevant information on Trina Solar's sustainability impacts in order to assist the Company's key stakeholders, including investors, customers and suppliers and communities in the markets where it operates, to understand and assess Trina Solar's sustainability impacts. The 2013 CSR Report demonstrates Trina Solar's commitment to ongoing transparency in line with the Company's underlying vision of 'powering a better tomorrow together.'
"Trina Solar has a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility, which we see as integral to our Company's sustainable development," said Mr. Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO of Trina Solar. "Our mission at Trina Solar is to bring the benefits of solar energy to people all around the world. As such, creating a safe, healthy and environmentally-friendly workplace for our employees and operating in a way where our environmental, social and community impacts are carefully managed is an important part of how we choose to grow our business.
"We are proud that Trina Solar once again achieved top scores in environmental and social performance from the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition's (SVTC) 2013 Solar Scorecard, which rates global PV manufacturers on a range of criteria, including extended producer responsibility, emission transparency, worker rights, health and safety, chemical reduction, as well as supply chain responsibility and environment. We will continue to innovate in order to enhance the environmental benefits we are able to deliver to all our stakeholders, which we also see as a strong competitive advantage for our Company."
The full 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report can be viewed at: http://www.trinasolar.com/HtmlData/downloads/us/2013_Corporate_Social_Responsibility_Report.pdf
About Trina Solar Limited
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) is a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services. Founded in 1997 as a PV system integrator, Trina Solar today drives smart energy together with installers, distributors, utilities and developers worldwide. The company's industry-shaping position is based on innovation excellence, superior product quality, vertically integrated capabilities and environmental stewardship. For more information, please visit www.trinasolar.com.
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Trina Solar Limited
Teresa TanCFO (Changzhou)
Phone: (86) 10-5960-8600 (Beijing)
Investor Relations Director
Phone: (86) 519-8517-6878 (Changzhou)
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