China Everbright International Limited ("Everbright International" or the "Company") is a flagship company in the industrial investment sector of China Everbright Group Ltd. ("Everbright Group"). Everbright International is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("HKEX") (257.HK), and has two listed subsidiary companies: China Everbright Water Limited, which is listed on the mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and the Main Board of the HKEX (U9E.SG & 1857.HK), and China Everbright Greentech Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the HKEX (1257.HK). After over a decade of development, Everbright International has grown into a leading player in China and Asia's environmental protection industries, as well as a world-renowned ecological and environmental management group.
Everbright International is the first one-stop integrated environmental solution provider in China, with its main businesses covering: waste-to-energy, food waste treatment, waste sorting, environmental sanitation integration, development of "zero-waste cities", waste water treatment, reusable water, water supply, water environment management, biomass integrated utilisation, hazardous and solid waste treatment, ecological restoration, technology research and development, planning and designing, equipment manufacturing, analysis and testing, as well as environmental protection industrial parks. It has a business presence in over 180 locations across more than 20 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in China, as well as in overseas markets including Germany, Poland and Vietnam. In 2018, Everbright International's revenue amounted to over HKD27 billion, and total assets exceeded HKD95 billion, with the number of employees surpassing 10,000. In the first half of 2019, the Company's revenue surpassed HKD16 billion, with total assets exceeding HKD100 billion.
Everbright International is strategic partners of the Belt and Road International Alliance for Green Development and the Ecological Protection and Green Development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt. The Company adheres to its corporate mission of being "Devoted to Ecology and the Environment for a Beautiful China" and its aspiration to "Create Better Investment Value and Undertake More Social Responsibility". It has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index series for the fourth year running and also the FTSE4Good Index. It has also been included in the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index for the sixth year running. In addition, the Company was named as the "Most Honored Company" by Institutional Investor and recognised as the Hong Kong Corporate Governance Excellence Awards granted by the Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies.
As Li Xiaopeng, Chairman of Everbright Group pointed out, Everbright International processes excellent industrial technologies, keeps a sound financial structure, and delivers outstanding business performance. From both the financial and industrial perspectives, it is regarded as a world-class, trustworthy company with excellence, and is respected by the market, regulators and peers. Everbright International is forging ahead to grow into a world-class ecological and environmental management group with full confidence and enthusiasm.