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Community Well-being


Everbright International Environmental Protection Charitable Foundation


To further improve the efficiency of our community programmes, we successfully set up Everbright International Environmental Protection Charitable Foundation Company Limited in Hong Kong in August 2013. The foundation company will manage the Everbright International Environmental Protection Charitable Foundation and coordinate all our charitable projects in environmental protection education, energy-saving, ecological conservation and community caring etc.

The foundation has been supporting WWF-HK's Earth Hour, a large environmental protection initiative, for four consecutive years since 2014, calling for people to change their lifestyle and give up the unnecessary luxuries to help sustain the earth.

In addition, the foundation also supported Heifer International Hong Kong branch's "Read to feed" fund raising program (2016-2017). Through this program, we hope to develop reading habits among Hong Kong students, deepen their understanding on poverty, environmental issues, and develop a sense of empathy. On the other hand, we offered financial assistance to the poor farmers in mainland China, raising their living standard.

Everbright Environmental Protection Charitable Foundation


Suzhou Project Company is a co-founder of Everbright Environmental Protection Charitable Foundation with Suzhou Environmental & Municipal Administration Bureau and Suzhou Charity Federation. The foundation was established in June 2013 and a donation of RMB1.5 million will be made annually to the foundation for helping Suzhou’s sanitation workers and families who are facing difficulties and in need of financial and emotional support. As at the end of 2016, we have donated a total of approximately RMB3 million and the accumulated number of people being benefited from the foundation has reached 688.

Everbright International True Love School


Giving back to the society is always our core value, so at the time we were preparing the Dangshan Biomass Power Generation Project in 2010, we underwent a RMB6 million school renovation project with a donation of computers and textbooks to establish Everbright International True Love School in Dangshan. The school, which was officially founded in September 2011, has been equipped with the state-of-art facility, comprehensive teaching equipment, playground, music and dancing rooms to provide the students with pleasant learning environment. Meanwhile, we have set up a True Love Fund to provide the students with financial support and recognise the outstanding students. As at the end of 2016, the fund has sponsored over 200 excellent students who excel in study but live in poverty.

We encourage our employees to be the acting teachers of the school, and many of them are keen to get involved. In September 2013, we sent our third batch of volunteers to Everbright International True Love School as 6-month acting teachers with the primary responsibilities to assist in teaching English, fine art and music. In 2014, our Dangshan Company donated more than RMB48,000 to the school for new classroom equipment, sports goods, scholarships and summer camp. In 2015 and 2016, our employees continued teaching at the school to provide education opportunity to children in remote areas. Also, we organised Everbright International True Love School Summer Camp, inviting the teachers and students from the school to visit our waste-to-energy project in Nanjing, increasing their awareness on the waste-to-energy process and importance of environmental protection.




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