News Release
16 Dec 2013

Everbright International Ranks First among Top Ten Influential Solid Waste [Treatment] Enterprises in China

16 December 2013, Hong Kong – China Everbright International Limited ("Everbright International" or the "Group") is delighted to announce that it has won first place in the "China Solid Waste [Treatment] Enterprises of the Year – 2013 Top Ten Influential Solid Waste [Treatment] Enterprises in China", organized by The award program conducts a complete assessment of the business across four major categories, including core strategic competitiveness, market competitiveness, participation in industry-related public service activities and public events, as well as brand reputation and influence.

Since Everbright International transformed into an environmental protection enterprise in 2003, the Group has invested over RMB 20 billion in developing environmental energy and alternative energy business in China, including solid waste non-hazardous treatment business. The Group's waste-to-energy projects have a total daily processing capacity of over 20,000 tonnes. All of the Group's waste-to-energy projects comply with the Euro 2000 Standard, and the leachate treatment reaches the national grade 1 emission standard. Its Suzhou Waste-to-energy Project Phase I, II, III is the country's largest household waste-to-energy plant, and it is also one of the five waste-to-energy plants recognized as an AAA grade plant by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the PRC. The Group's Jinan Waste-to-energy Project was awarded the "Luban Prize" (National Quality Project) by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the PRC.

As the solid waste treatment industry is closely related to people's daily lives, solid waste treatment enterprises are obliged to pay greater attention to the sustainable development of society when developing their business. As the country's leading enterprise in the environmental protection industry, Everbright International is committed to developing its business in an environmentally responsible manner. The Group has actively participated in energy conservation, environmental education, environmental greening and other related activities, and its achievements have been highly recognized by the industry and by society as a whole. The Group will regard this award as a driving force to continue its focus on achieving significant growth in the environmental protection business with a strong sense of social responsibility, making a greater contribution to environmental protection while further enhancing the value and expanding the impact of Everbright brand.