CHANGZHOU, China, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it obtained Carbon Footprint Verification ("Verification") for the Company's solar PV modules from the British Standards Institution (BSI), a leading international standards and certification body.
The Carbon Footprint Verification, which is based on standards PAS 2050 and ISO 14067, is widely used as a means of quantifying the carbon footprint of a range of goods and services. The Verification involves assessing the carbon footprint at various stages of a product's life cycle, such as the acquisition of raw materials, process activities phase and packaging. The Verification enables organizations to conduct an internal assessment of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions throughout a product's life cycle and helps identify potential cost and energy saving opportunities.
We are pleased to once again receive the Carbon Footprint Verification for our solar PV modules, said Jifan Gao, CEO and Chairman of Trina Solar. "The Verification provides dependable evidence of the environmental benefits of Trina Solar's products and serves as a differentiator for our products. The verification demonstrates Trina Solar's active commitment to sustainable development and a low carbon economy and recognizes our efforts to reduce the impacts of solar products on the environment. Our focus remains on further refining our product manufacturing processes and driving reductions in carbon emissions wherever possible."
About Trina Solar Limited
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL) is a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services. Founded in 1997 as a PV system integrator, Trina Solar today drives smart energy together with installers, distributors, utilities and developers worldwide. The company's industry-shaping position is based on innovation excellence, superior product quality, vertically integrated capabilities and environmental stewardship. For more information, please visit www.trinasolar.com.
BSI (British Standards Institution) is a global organization that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the world's first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate business improvement across the globe by helping its clients drive performance, reduce risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of international management systems standards, many of which BSI originated. Famed for its marks of excellence including the instantly recognizable Kitemark®, BSI's influence spans multiple sectors including aerospace, construction, energy, engineering, finance, healthcare, IT and retail. With over 64,000 clients in 147 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe. For further information visit: http://www.bsigroup.com
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