JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (the “Company,” or “JinkoSolar”) (NYSE: JKS), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced it has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. Under the UN Global Compact, signatories are encouraged to align their operations and strategies with key principles on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.
“We are proud to be a signature company of UNGC. At Jinkosolar, we have a culture of equality, transparency, accountability,” said Kangping Chen, CEO of Jinkosolar. “We seek to align our business operations with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.”
At Jinkosolar and throughout our operations, we treat everyone in our business with dignity and respect, protect employees’ rights, respecting everyone’s willingness and interest. Across our global manufacturing sites, Jinkosolar is committed to ensuring that every workplace provides a safe and respectful environment for every employee.
We do that through labour union, HR training on labor and employee rights, regular and independent audits, and open communication platform where every staff can express himself, and an anonymous reporting system in which we investigate every complaint.
In our effort to protect the environment, we are the first solar company who joined RE 100 committing a 100 percent run on renewables. And we’ve put our innovation and expertise into the task of conserving water, electricity, raw materials, and recycling and recover precious materials. We share our road map to inspire our partners, industry peers to join us on our environmental journey.
As a publicly listed company in NYSE, Jinkosolar is legally required to make and keep accurate records that truthfully and accurately reflect all the transactions of the corporation and maintain an adequate system of internal accounting controls. At Jinkosolar, any form of corruption is not tolerated in connection with our business dealings.
As a participant in the UNGC, Jinkosolar is committed to disclosing its progress on the implementation of the ten key principles. In return, it will push us to improve on our performance and ensure to live up to the expectations set by the Compact and the United Nations.