CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 22, 2015 /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 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, which provides an update on Trina Solar's environmental, social and community performance.
As detailed in the report, the Company built upon existing programs and launched new concrete initiatives to promote sustained environmental and social development, as a result of which, Trina Solar achieved unparalleled results in realizing its CSR targets and goals in 2014. Below are a few highlights:
- Green Sustainable Development. Trina Solar incorporates environmental protection and social responsibility into every step of its manufacturing and operational processes. As such, Trina Solar was ranked No. 1 globally in environmental and social performance in the 2014 solar Scorecard, an award system established by the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC). This is the third consecutive year that the Company has won the award. The Solar Scorecard covers 12 assessment indexes including extended producer responsibility, emission transparency, worker rights, health and safety, chemical reduction, supply chains, biodiversity and Energy & GHSs etc.
- Global Warming and Environmental Protection. Trina Solar won the Excellent Low Carbon Green Management Award by the British Standards Institution (BSI) for its unremitted efforts to promote global warming awareness and continuous reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
- Establishment of ISO50001/GBT 23331 Energy Management System (EnMS). In April 2014, Trina Solar started implementing a system for continuous reduction of energy consumption and higher utilization of energy, and putting energy saving measures and technologies into practice. As a result of these efforts, the Company recently received ISO50001/GBT23331 EnMS certification in July 2015.
- Contribution to Society. Trina Solar is committed to giving back to the community and providing aid and assistance to those in need. Over the past years, the Company has been promoting social development and progress by leveraging its technological advantages and resources, as well as making investments in education, public charities and engaging in various staff volunteer events. In 2014, Trina Solar was awarded the Best Green Contribution Award at the 3rd China Charity Festival & "Because of Love" Public Welfare Grand ceremony.
"As a global enterprise, we are committed to boosting the sustained green development of people and their environment through constant technological innovations as well as community contributions, which we see as the integral element of our strategy," said Mr. Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO of Trina Solar, "We will continue to work hard to build a future-oriented, cleaner, sustainable strategy so as to benefit mankind with solar energy."
The full CSR report can be viewed at: 2014_Corporate_Social_Responsibility_Report
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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