Corporate Social Responsibility

Sustainable Dedication to Protecting
the Environment

We have a responsibility to drive progress in respecting human rights and preserving and nurturing biodiversity through our dedication to protecting the environment. JinkoSolar has always been strongly committed to exemplary integrity and ethics in the conduct of its business and in its relations with all stakeholders. As a publicly listed company in the NYSE and STAR, we are legally required to make and keep accurate records which truthfully and accurately reflect all corporate transactions and maintain an adequate system of internal accounting controls.
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Our Commitment to Exemplary Integrity & Ethics

JinkoSolar respects and promotes the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and adheres to the principles of the United Nations Global Compact, as well as to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Within its sphere of influence, JinkoSolar supports the values, freedoms and fundamental rights promoted in these texts.

UN Global Compact Member

On February 1, 2021, we joined the UN Global Compact Organization, setting an example to the photovoltaic manufacturing industry. We, firmly believe that our choice of shaping our policies and conduct our business in compliance with the ten principles of the UN Global Compact, is not only consistent with our core values, but also represents an exceptional opportunity of growth. Since we joined the UN Global Compact, we have established specific working groups with the aim of improving our policies and our adherence to the ten principles.

As a publicly listed company at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: JKS) and Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE: 688223 ) we conduct our business transparently and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. All financial data and information concerning the Jinko Solar Group is publicly available and easily accessible, in accordance with the stock market regulator requirements. We regularly provide transparent updates to both investors and stakeholders through our investor relations. At JinkoSolar, we do not tolerate any form of corruption. We ensure compliance with this requirement internally and also externally, by implementing specific provisions in all our contracts and requiring our business partners to enter into our Partner’s Code of Conduct.
Furthermore, we do not conduct business with individuals or countries targeted by sanctions. Compliance is ensured by implementing specific provisions in our contracts both with our upstream and downstream business partners.

As a participant in the UNGC, we at Jinko, are committed to disclose our progress on the implementation of the ten key principles. We are dedicated to improve our performance, ensuring that we live up to the expectations set by the Compact and the United Nations.

Lawful, sustainable, and ethical conduct of business at global level

We, at JinkoSolar, strongly believe that cooperating with our business partners both upstream and downstream can generate shared ethics values and compliance with internationally recognized principles of ethics and social responsibility. To the end of ensuring a responsible and sustainable supply chain, we  incorporate  social responsibility requirements into our bidding and procurement policies, initiatives, and contractual provisions.

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Continuous Improvement of Our Supply Chain Management Systems

To uphold our standards in quality and social and environmental responsibility, we unremittingly implemented strict safeguards to build a responsible and fair industry standards. We work with applicable suppliers to help ensure that they follow our Supplier Code of Conduct, requiring them to accept and sign the document, and continue to improve their own environmental and social management.

Consistent with our commitment to transparency, we would like to provide you with a complete view on how JinkoSolar conducts its business.

Community Involvement

JinkoSolar strictly abides by the laws and regulations of the regions and countries where it operates, maintains good communication with community stakeholders, regards itself as a part of the community, respects local cultural customs, strives to integrate into the local area,
and actively participates in community construction and social innovation. 

Jinko COVID-19 Guardian Angel Program

In 2020, when COVID-19 broke out, JinkoSolar has launched the COVID-19 Guardian Angel Program to donate money and materials to support COVID-19 prevention. Jinko has donated more than 1 million masks to employees, customers and medical staff worldwide. For its COVID-19 prevention program, Jinko has been awarded the honorary title of Advanced Private Enterprise in Fighting COVID-19 by All China Federation of Industry and Commerce and was called the 2nd most influential charity project of Jiangxi Poyang Lake Charity Award.

Community Involvement Programs Worldwide

Hengfeng Poverty Alleviation Program

Jinko modules have provided more than 38MW of solar panels to support more than 15.000 households in the Hengfang area. Jinko has also promoted direct employment to more than 450 households and has offered a regular training on the topic of PV to support new skills and future emoployment to the poorest families in the Hengfeng County in 2019.

JinkoSolar provides PV solutions for Yemen’s first zero-carbon hospital.

JinkoSolar provides PV solutions for Yemen’s first zero-carbon hospital. The project has a total capacity of 720 kW and is divided into three phases, including a 552 kW energy storage system to ensure that the hospital operates at full capacity during the day. Members of Yemen‘s top administrative agency, hospital technicians, and AI Nasr Solar attended the launching ceremony of the project.

JinkoSolar also offers solar-powered streetlamp in Nigeria, lighting up the streets with green electricity. 

1,883,416MWh

Power Consumption in 2019

15,606,857t

Fresh water Consumption in 2019

2,159,865m³

Natural Gas Consumption in 2019

RE100 and EP100 Green Initiative

In September 2020, as the first global solar module manufacturer, JinkoSolar joined the RE100 and EP100. The initiative advocates that the world’s most influential multi-national companies should use 100% green electricity, and JinkoSolar committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity across its global operations by 2025 with an interim target of 70% by 2023. By 2030, deployment of an energy management system across its operations is planned to improve by 30% when compared to 2016. JinkoSolar has also signed up for the EP100 Cooling Challenge. The company has put innovation and expertise into the task of conserving water, electricity, raw materials, and recycling. JinkoSolar has shared its road map to inspire its partners and industry peers to join in its environmental journey.

First Zero Emission Factory

By the end of 2021, all operational facilities of JinkoSolar started with the use of local renewable energy sources nearby and built their own rooftop PV system. 34.1% electricity used by the facilities comes from solar power and other renewable sources, which is higher than the 2020 target of 30% use of renewable energy.
Leshan base is the first operational facility powered by 100% green electricity. 

Carbon Footprint Standards and Certifications

In October 2021, Jinko’s Tiger (163″cell based) and Tiger Pro (182″ cell based) module series have met the carbon footprint verification standards of TÜV Rheinland Group. According to the latest stringent international carbon footprint standard, the assessment was conducted by evaluating the overall environmental impact of these two series of modules throughout the “cradle to grave” life cycles. This begins from raw material processing through to product production, transportation, waste management and final disposal, all-in-all evaluating energy management, life cycle analysis, raw material, and supply chain management etc.

In February 2022, Jinko’s hero product, Tiger Neo Bifacial BDV 570 (144 cells) and Tiger Neo Bifacial BDV 610 (156 cells) modules, have been officially certified by CERTISOLIS for their very competitively low carbon footprint values, respectively, of 448 and 450 KG CO2/KW to specifically meet the local requirements of the French market. This comes in addition to the current CFP certifications for products in the Tiger Pro series, which have already achieved promising CFP values for 108 cells, 120 cells, 144 cells mono and bifacial dual glass series. 

JinkoSolar receives award for Environmental Best Practice 2021

Reflecting its green commitment and environmental protection, JinkoSolar effectively incorporates the environmental factors and sustainability practices into the company’s business processes, which helps to deliver significant impact to the environment and society and be a recognizable achiever on the international level. In 2021 Jinko has won a prestigious Green World Awards for Environmental Best Practice named by the Green Organization. The international organization is a non-profit environmental group that is devoted to recognizing and reward companies around the globe for their environmental awareness and meaningful practices.