SHANGHAI, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it received the 2013 Chinese Excellent Corporate Citizenship Award at the 9th China Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards Ceremony held on December 15, 2013 at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. The Company was recognized for its efforts to promote sustainable green energy use across the globe with its green corporate culture and healthy operational practices.
"The Chinese Excellent Corporate Citizenship Award acknowledges JinkoSolar's contributions to advancing the renewable sector for society and local communities," said Mr. Kangping Chen, CEO of JinkoSolar.
"Sustainability is one of the top issues facing business and society today. By leveraging our green energy solution, we can take direct action to provide the best environmental and financial returns for our employees, investors, suppliers, partners and communities. We aim to develop the best solutions to solve energy problems by targeting various economic, environmental and social goals."
JinkoSolar is a global leader in the solar PV industry with production operations in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces in China and sales and marketing offices in Shanghai and Beijing, China; Munich, Germany; Bologna, Italy; Zug, Switzerland; San Francisco, the United States; Queensland, Australia; Ontario, Canada; Singapore; Tokyo, Japan; and Cape Town, South Africa.
JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of approximately 1.5 GW each for silicon ingots, wafers, and solar PV cells, and approximately 1.8 GW for solar PV modules, as of September 30, 2013. JinkoSolar sells electricity in China and distributes its solar products to a diversified customer base in the global PV market, including Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, the United States, Eastern Europe, China, India, Japan, South Africa, and other countries and regions.