Trina Solar specializes in the manufacture of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and system integration. Founded in 1997 and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2006, Trina Solar is not only a pioneer of China’s PV industry but has become an influential shaper of the global solar industry and a leader in solar modules, solutions, and services. With over 14,200 employees and 21 offices worldwide, the company has been listed in the Fortune list of the world’s top 100 fastest growing companies and in Fortune magazine’s list of top-10 most innovative companies in China.
As a leading maker of solar panels, Trina Solar focuses its entire business purpose in sustainability. Thus, evaluating them on their CSR and sustainability performance almost seems a bit intimidating. But Trina Solar have taken a very engaging attitude toward the EcoVadis evaluation and embraced all theme aspects to maintain and improve their solid score performance. Read the full interview, conducted by EcoVadis, of Jodie Roussell, Head of Public Affairs (Europe & Africa) at Trina Solar.
“We have found, though, that EcoVadis Scorecard sharing gives our clients a greater feeling of comfort because the information has been reviewed by a third party. They feel comfortable with the information and give priority to higher risk sites and suppliers.” Jodie Roussell.