(Hong Kong, 25 March 2019) – Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited (“Xinyi Glass”) (stock code: 00868), a leading integrated automobile glass, energy-saving architectural glass and high-quality float glass manufacturer, and Xinyi Solar Holdings Limited (“Xinyi Solar”) (stock code: 00968), the largest ultra-clear photovoltaic (“PV”) raw glass manufacturer in the world, today received the Green Finance of Pre-Issuance Stage Certificate issued by the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (“HKQAA), which is an affirmation of the Group’s environmentally friendly energy saving products and green projects.
Xinyi Glass and Xinyi Solar are committed to protecting the environment and pursuing green initiatives. As a global leading and integrated glass manufacturer, and one of the largest high-end environmental friendly energy-saving Low-E glass suppliers in China, Xinyi Glass has for long focused on research and development of high-tech and environmentally-friendly energy saving products. It uses natural gas, an efficient clean energy, as the main fuel at its production complexes and the environmental management system of its seven production bases in mainland China have all been ISO14001 certified. As a member of the renewable energy-related industry, Xinyi Solar not only supports promotion and application of renewable energy in business activities, but also embarks on waste reduction at source and wise use of resources in its daily operation, implementing various measures to lower emissions and create green spaces.
Dr. LEE Yin Yee, B.B.S., Chairman of Xinyi Glass and Xinyi Solar, said, “We are pleased to receive the Green Finance Certification, which is conducive to the development of green finance and the green industry worldwide, and is also an endorsement of our persistent efforts in environmental protection. Xinyi Group has stayed loyal to its mission of ‘Leading a Green New Life’ by strengthening product development and innovation, and integrating and optimising its ‘green’ industrial chain to provide energy-saving, green products to customers and, at the same time, help foster energy conservation and create a green society. The Group has never stopped investing in research of green technologies and funds are set aside to support specific projects, and it also has a well-established professional environmental management team, commanding thus far a total investment of over RMB100 million. In the future, using the edges the Green Finance Certification brings, the Group will continue to promote sustainable development so as to help create a greener living environment for all.”
Guest of Honour The Acting Chief Executive of HKSAR Mr. Matthew Cheung (centre), Chairman of HKQAA Ir Dr Hon LO Wai Kwok (third from the right), Deputy Chairman of HKQAA and Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Green Finance Certification Scheme Ir C.S. HO (third from the left) and council members of the HKQAA at the “Green Finance Certification Scheme” Presentation Ceremony.
Mr. Jason LAU, Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary of Xinyi Glass, received the Green Finance of Pre-Issuance Stage Certificate from HKQAA on behalf of Xinyi Glass.
Ms. Canace XIE, Director of Investor Relations of Xinyi Solar, received the Green Finance of Pre-Issuance Stage Certificate from HKQAA on behalf of Xinyi Solar.