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As China's largest environmental protection enterprise, an industry-leading player in Asia and a world-renowned environmental group, Everbright Environment adheres to its corporate mission of being "Devoted to Ecology and Environment for a Beautiful China" and upholds its corporate values of "Creating Better Investment Value and Undertaking More Social Responsibility", in a bid to realise the strategic goal of becoming "a world-leading ecological and environmental group". The company has been following its development strategies that focus on three major areas, five major capabilities, eight major business sectors and seven major aspects as safeguards, facing up to external changes and challenges, while actively planning and making innovations to carry out all work stably. As a result, Everbright Environment solidified its market position in traditional business areas, accelerated the development of emerging businesses, and optimised its overall business layout, to further boost its overall competitiveness and cement its industry-leading position.

As of 30 June 2020, Everbright Environment's business footprint had expanded to more than 190 locations across 23 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in China, as well as overseas markets in Germany, Poland and Vietnam. It secured 435 projects in total, with a total investment of RMB134.5 billion, as well as undertaking 31 environmental remediation services, 11 engineering, procurement and construction ("EPC") projects, 3 energy management contract ("EMC") projects and 4 operation and management ("O&M") projects.

  • Environmental Energy

    As the world's largest waste-to-energy investor and operator, the environmental energy sector covers a number of business areas, including waste-to-energy, food waste treatment, leachate treatment, methane-to-energy, sludge treatment and disposal, as well as the investment and construction of environmental industrial parks.

    As of 30 June 2020, the environmental energy sector had signed 177 projects in total, including 133 waste-to-energy projects, 25 food waste treatment projects, 6 sludge treatment and disposal projects, 3 leachate treatment projects, 2 methane-to-energy projects, 1 fecal treatment project, 2 fly ash landfill projects, 1 medical waste treatment project, 1 construction and decoration waste treatment project, 2 waste sorting and transferring projects and 1 solid waste treatment project, with a total investment of approximately RMB79.450 billion and undertook 2 O&M projects. These projects are designed to have an annual household waste processing capacity of approximately 45.83 million tonnes, which can generate approximately 15.1 billion kWh of on-grid electricity annually, an annual food waste processing capacity of approximately 1.11 million tonnes, an annual sludge treatment capacity of approximately 193,000 tonnes, and an annual medical waste treatment capacity of approximately 4,000 tonnes.

  • Greentech (www.ebgreentech.com)

    The greentech sector covers various business areas, including integrated biomass utilisation, hazardous and solid waste treatment and environmental remediation. China Everbright Greentech Limited ("Everbright Greentech") is a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Stock Exchange"). As at 30 June 2020, Everbright Environment held a 69.7% stake in Everbright Greentech.

    As of 30 June 2020, Everbright Greentech had secured a total of 117 projects, including 49 integrated biomass utilisation projects (urban-rural integration projects inclusive), 58 hazardous waste and solid waste treatment projects, 7 solar energy projects, 2 wind power projects and 1 acquired environmental protection company, with a total investment of approximately RMB30.210 billion. These projects are designed to have an annual biomass raw materials processing capacity of approximately 8.09 million tonnes, an annual household waste processing capacity of approximately 3.25 million tonnes, and an annual hazardous waste and solid waste treatment capacity of approximately 2.62 million tonnes, which are expected to generate on-grid electricity of approximately 6.4 billion kWh and steam supply of approximately 4 million tonnes per annum. In addition, Everbright Greentech had accumulatively undertaken 31 environmental remediation services, with an aggregate contract value of approximately RMB874 million.

  • Environmental Water (www.ebwater.com)

    The environmental water sector has developed a business coverage, which includes raw water protection, water supply, municipal waste water treatment, industrial waste water treatment, reusable water, river-basin ecological restoration, and sludge treatment and disposal. Meanwhile, it has also formed an industry chain on the water business, including project investment, planning and design, technological research and development ("R&D"), engineering and construction, operations management, among others. China Everbright Water Limited ("Everbright Water") is a listed company on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited and the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. As at 30 June 2020, Everbright Environment held a 72.87% stake in Everbright Water.

    As of 30 June 2020, Everbright Water had 135 waste water treatment projects, including 1 raw water protection project, 3 water supply projects, 103 municipal waste water treatment projects, 12 industrial waste water treatment projects, 1 leachate treatment project, 7 reusable water projects, 6 river-basin ecological restoration projects and 2 waste water source heat pump projects, commanding a total investment of approximately RMB24.291 billion. It also secured 2 EPC projects, with the contract value of approximately RMB146 million, and 2 O&M projects. These projects are designed to have an annual waste water treatment capacity of approximately 1.95 billion m3, an annual reusable water supply capacity of approximately 71.76 million m3, and an annual water supply capacity of approximately 310 million m3. The waste water source heat pump projects provide heating and cooling services to an area of 295,000 m2.

  • Equipment Manufacturing

    In the first half of 2020, the equipment manufacturing sector rode on the philosophy of "accelerating marketisation, satisfying market demands". It further enhanced its branding, and strengthened its full-process servicing system covering R&D, manufacturing and maintenance, in order to improve its sustainability.

    Everbright Environment has currently established an integrated waste-to-energy system with a full set of intellectual property rights, covering grate furnaces, gas purification systems, leachate treatment systems and automatic control systems. The company has launched a series of cutting-edge products that demonstrate its technological strengths in environmental protection equipment manufacturing in China, which shows that it not only commands a top-tier position in the domestic environmental protection industry, but has also successfully strengthened its influence in the industry worldwide.

  • Eco-recycling

    In the first half of 2020, the eco-recycling sector refined its development strategy as "light assets, new technologies, high returns". The sector focuses on three main business areas, namely environmental sanitation integration, waste sorting, and renewable resource utilisation, and has established the "Five Points in One Line" full-chain business regime, which covers waste sorting and collection, sanitary transferring, intelligent selecting, resource utilisation and end disposal

  • Greenergy

    The greenergy sector leverages on its joint venture company, Everbright Greenergy and Lighting (Shenzhen) Limited, as its main business platform, with Everbright new sodium lamp as the core product. By adhering to the development philosophy of "Healthy, Energy-saving and Intelligent Lighting", the greenergy sector focuses on the R&D and manufacturing of energy-saving lighting, urban outdoor lighting projects and other types of energy-saving lighting products, to develop a full-chain business. Greenergy provides integrated lighting solutions to the users based on three major business models, namely EMC, EPC and direct sales.

  • Envirotech

    In the first half of 2020, the envirotech sector further carried out optimisation and integration. It substantially established the "Four-in-One" technological innovation and R&D layout with platforms in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Nanjing and Qingdao cities, in order to better promote the Group's strategic planning of pursuing development that is driven by technology and innovation, as well as to ensure the commercialisation of the R&D results.

    As of 30 June 2020, Everbright Environment had been granted 917 patents and software copyright licenses in total, including 108 invention patents, 725 utility model patents, 79 software copyright licenses and 5 appearance patents.

  • Environmental Planning

    The environmental planning sector leverages on Everbright Ecological and Environmental Planning and Design Institute as the main platform, with focuses on the fields of environmental protection and energy. The sector strives to build core technological capabilities, expand the business scope and drill technological depth, to become a first-class planning and design institute in China.