On September 13th, the 10th “China Charity Award” commendation conference was held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China Huaneng Group Co., Ltd. was honored the 10th “China Charity Award” for its outstanding performance in the charity field. Awards were presented to the winners by State Councilor Wang Yong, Mr. Wang Yongqing (Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference), Mr. Huang Shuxian (Minister of Civil Affairs), Ms. Shen Ying (Deputy Director of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission) and Mr. Hong Tianyun (Deputy Director of the State Council Poverty Alleviation Office).
Founded in 2005, “China Charity Award” is selected and commended by the Ministry of Civil Affairs. It is the highest honor awarded by Chinese government in the field of charity. The “China Charity Award” recognizes individuals, enterprises and excellent charitable projects (charitable trusts) that have made outstanding contributions to the development of philanthropy in China, especially in alleviating poverty. This year, honors for 28 charitable models, 49 charitable projects, 37 organization donors and 16 individual donors were presented.
As a key state-owned enterprise, China Huaneng has always actively fulfilled its social responsibilities. Since the 18th NPC, China Huaneng has donated a total of 1,648.9 million Yuan, mainly for poverty alleviation, disaster relief, environmental protection and public welfare, which has made due contributions to China's charity.