Eaton Honored by AmCham Shanghai with
2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award

Date: 2015/6/15

Shanghai – Power management company Eaton recently was honored with the “2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award” at the 10th Annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards Ceremony held by the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai). This is the second honor that Eaton has received since it won AmCham Shanghai’s CSR Award in 2010, showcasing Eaton’s leadership and achievements in fulfilling corporate social responsibility in China. 
Joe-Tao Zhou, president of Eaton in China, attended the ceremony and accepted the award on the company’s behalf. “The AmCham Shanghai CSR Awards is one of the longest running and most respected awards programs in China’s CSR community. We are honored that Eaton’s sustainability leadership has been recognized again by AmCham,” Joe-Tao said., “As a global power management company, Eaton has been committed to helping its customers by improving energy efficiency while reducing the impact on the environment. In the future, we will actively fulfill our corporate social responsibility and join hands with people of various backgrounds to address the challenges in global energy and power management.”

Since starting its operations in China 22 years ago, Eaton has consistently put sustainability at the core of its development in China. With its commitment to “Doing Business Right,” Eaton has both engaged in environmental protection and provided education and care to employees and communities while strengthening its investment to the Chinese market. Eaton’s sustainable practices include the Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Urbanization Symposium held annually for four years, the Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program to reduce waste and greenhouse gas emissions, the collaboration with the Shanghai Charity Foundation – United Way Fund to help educate preschool children of migrant workers, and the collaboration with Habitat China to sponsor the residential renovation project for the elderly population in Shanghai. Eaton has been recognized for its sustainability leadership by a variety of respected organizations in China and has received more than 30 recognitions thus far.
Founded in 2005, AmCham Shanghai's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards program has been organized to recognize companies, NGO partners, and individuals for their outstanding and innovative CSR programs and initiatives in China. The AmCham Shanghai CSR Awards is one of the longest running and most respected awards programs in China's CSR community. The judge committee was composed of professionals and business leaders in the CSR and sustainable development fields. Out of more than 40 top multinational companies and NGOs, a total of nine companies and individuals stood out and won the seven CSR awards.

Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit