Hanwha Q CELLS publishes its Sustainability Report 2018
− Report emphasizes Hanwha Q CELLS’ quality innovation efforts towards enhancing product reliability and engagement in eco-friendly business activities that reflect eco-friendly characteristics of PV industry − 2018 report introduces Hanwha Q CELLS’ corporate social responsibility, addressing a range of social issues, including climate change, energy poverty, and fine dust
[Berlin, Germany, November 7, 2018] Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: HQCL) (“Hanwha Q CELLS” or the “Company”), one of the largest solar cell and module manufacturers in the world, has published its Sustainability Report 2018 (the “Report”), which outlines the Company’s sustainability management activities, achievements, and future plans.
Hanwha Q CELLS first began publishing its sustainability report last year as a mean to share its sustainability management activities with key stakeholders, such as shareholders, investors, customers, employees, suppliers, and local communities.
The Report outlines the sustainability management efforts that are linked to Hanwha Q CELLS’ corporate philosophy of creating a sustainable future. In particular, Hanwha Q CELLS has focused on quality innovation efforts in enhancing product reliability, eco-friendly management activities, and its corporate social responsibility efforts that reflect the inherent strengths and characteristics of the PV industry. In order to ensure the reliability of the Report, it has been third-party verified by Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd (DNV GL), an internationally accredited registrar and clean energy consultant. The verification was based on the Report’s content, comprehensiveness and responsiveness.
Contributing to the social good and quality management
As a global leading solar company, Hanwha Q CELLS operates a Global Quality Management Team located at the German R&D headquarters and regional factories to continuously monitor product quality and maintain excellence and competitiveness. In order to preemptively respond to customer needs, Hanwha Q CELLS also operates various communication channels such as customer satisfaction surveys and global sales networks, and continues to commercialize and develop innovative products and technologies that meet these customers’ needs.