22 Jan 2015
Everbright International Receives Best Social Responsibility Brand Award in the China Charity Festival 2014
For Excellence in Social Responsibility and Environmentally Sustainable Development22 January 2015, Hong Kong – China Everbright International Limited ("Everbright International" or the "Group") (HKSE: 00257) is pleased to announce that the Group has been awarded the ‘Best Social Responsibility Brand Award' at the fourth China Charity Festival 2014, for its contribution to corporate social responsibility including public services and environmental protection.
China Charity Festival is organized by over 30 Chinese media, including China.com, China News Agency and China Daily. The festival selects and evaluates candidates' projects that benefit society through various indicators, such as whether they can be upheld as good examples for other companies, their sustainability, creativity, adaptability and credibility. Recommended by third-party media, Everbright International received the award following the evaluation and assessment by other media and experts, with reference to the Group's public information, including annual reports and social responsibility reports.
As a leader in China's environmental protection industry, Everbright International has proactively participated in and initiated many charitable activities over the past few years. The Group supported the Earth Hour 2014 campaign in Hong Kong and as a Double Diamond Member of WWF-HK, which demonstrates its long-term commitment to environmental protection and its vision of achieving sustainable development. In addition, the Group has actively participated in other projects, such as energy conservation, emission reduction, environmental protection education, charitable donations, and environmental greening programs, as well as founding the Everbright International Environmental Protection Charitable Foundation, Everbright Environmental Protection Charitable Foundation and Everbright International True Love School. These efforts are recognized by the public and highly regarded by the judges of the China Charity Festival.
Mr. Chen Xiaoping, CEO of Everbright International, said, "With the rapid and healthy growth of the environmental protection business, Everbright International can rightly call itself one of the leaders of the industry. The Group will consider this award as an encouragement and driving force for further sustained development of our environmental protection efforts, our programs that benefit society, and our strong sense of social responsibility."