JA Solar: world’s first solar panal manufacturer to become a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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  • JA Solar has become the first Chinese private sector and the world’s first solar PV company member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

During the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Summit in New York on September 21, Peter Bakker, President and CEO of WBCSD, along with his senior management team, conducted a membership induction ceremony and presented JA Solar with an official WBCSD membership certificate.

Amidst the sweeping tide of global energy industry transformation towards green and low-carbon initiatives, JA Solar stands as a steadfast leader in the PV industry. The company is dedicated to fulfilling its original mission as a valued member of WBCSD and collaborating with its global counterparts to uphold the vital commitment of ‘accelerating the transition to a sustainable world,’ thereby advancing towards WBCSD’s visionary goal of 2050. With unwavering dedication, we are poised to make significant strides on the path toward WBCSD Vision 2050 and remain committed to fostering practicality and promoting new developments.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal

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