JinkoSolar Honored by World Economic Forum as a Global Growth Company
Dalian, China – September 10th, 2015 – JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar”), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced it was named a Global Growth Company for 2015 by the World Economic Forum. The Global Growth Companies are selected for being trailblazers, shapers and innovators that are committed to improving the state of the world with a potential to become global economic leaders. The companies are chosen from a wide range of industrial sectors, but share a track record in exceeding industry standards in revenue growth, promotion of innovative business practices and demonstration of leadership in corporate citizenship.
To meet the criteria for nomination, a firm has to exhibit the following: sustained high growth over the last three to five years, measurable positive influence in the regions they operate world-wide, marked influence in the industries it participates, and visionary leadership that results in an impeccable track record.
“The World Economic Forum is made up of the world’s most forward-thinking leaders, and we are incredibly honored that they consider JinkoSolar as a company that is changing the way people generate and use electricity,” said Xiande Li, Chairman of JinkoSolar. “This reflects our drive to fulfill our purpose as a company — to provide one stop clean solar electricity entire solutions and empower the earth with the most sustainable, richest and affordable solar energy.”
About JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 3 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 2.5 GW for solar cells, and 4 GW for solar modules, as of June 30, 2015. JinkoSolar also sells electricity in China, and has connected approximately 725 MW of solar power projects to the grid, as of June 30, 2015.
JinkoSolar has over 15,000 employees across its 5 productions facilities in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces, China, Malaysia, Portugal and South Africa, 13 global sales offices in China, Spain, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, Ghana, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico and 11 oversea subsidiaries in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Japan, India, South Africa and Chile.
To find out more, please see: www.jinkosolar.com
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