Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Trina Solar Publishes 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report


CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic ("PV") products, today announced it has published its 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.

The Report demonstrates Trina Solar's social responsibility performance for the 2011 calendar year and consolidates the Company's reporting on economy, environment, people and community. The Report explains Trina Solar's vision and policy with respect to corporate social responsibility, while highlighting management's approach, activities and initiatives, as well as Trina Solar's key CSR performance indicators in 2011. The updated 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report follows the Company's CSR-themed Sustainable Development Report for 2010, which was published in September 2011.

To assist its key stakeholders in understanding and assessing Trina Solar's sustainability impacts, risks and opportunities, the Report addresses key information of relevance to investors, customers, and suppliers, as well as social responsibility analysts, NGOs, media and governments, in the growing markets where Trina Solar conducts its business. Through the 2011 CSR Report, Trina Solar continues to broaden transparencies to provide the information of most significance to its stakeholder segments and with whom the Company unites around its commitment to "powering a better tomorrow together".

"We are pleased with our efforts made in corporate social responsibility, which we view as a key component of our success in sustainable development," said Mr. Jifan Gao, Chairman and CEO of Trina Solar. "We will continue our endeavors in leading the solar industry in the healthy development of sustainable energy."

"As a measure of our commitments, Trina Solar ranked first among global Photovoltaic manufacturers in the 2012 Solar Company Scorecard, an award system established by the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition ("SVTC")," said Mr. Zhenxiang Zhao, Trina Solar's Director of Environmental Health and Safety. "This ranking includes metrics on product recycling, the reduction of toxic materials during production, the creation of green jobs, as well as relevant information disclosures."

To create value for all stakeholders, Trina Solar continues to innovate in order to enhance its competitive advantages and deliver environmental bene­fits for everyone. Since its founding 15 years ago, Trina Solar has become an industry leader through innovative leadership, corporate transparency and a broad range of global collaborations.

The full 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report can be viewed at: http://media.corporate-ir.net/media_files/IROL/20/206405/Trinasolar_CSR_Report_2012_08_08.pdf.

About Trina Solar Limited

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) is a leading manufacturer of high quality modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since it was founded in 1997 as a system installation company. Trina Solar is one of the few PV manufacturers to have developed a vertically integrated business model that extends from the production of monocrystalline and multicrystalline ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of high quality modules. Trina Solar's products provide reliable and environmentally-friendly electric power for a growing variety of end-user applications worldwide. For further information, please visit Trina Solar's website at http://www.trinasolar.com.