Mr. Wu Gang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldwind, will assume the position of "Chief Learning Officer" (CLO). At the opening ceremony, he stated: "Goldwind University will instill the spirit of learning and innovation in every employee, encourage them to make landmark contributions to their field, and help steer the wind power industry to new heights."
Goldwind University aims to be the leading trademarked corporate learning organization in the clean energy industry. It was founded to enhance the competitiveness of Goldwind and advance the competency of the company’s personnel while fulfilling its corporate social responsibilities.
The university plans to hold training courses and lectures for internal personnel by Goldwind’s senior management, notable professionals from within the wind power industry, as well as academic advisors and professors from world-renowned educational institutions such as Stanford University, Peking University and Qinghua University.
Chinese philosopher Confucius’ Five Constant Virtues, which has acted as a moral code in Chinese culture for over 2,000 years, has also been partially integrated into the university. Each of the classrooms in the university has been named after one of the virtues which include benevolence, righteousness, courtesy, wisdom and fidelity.
Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. ("Goldwind") is the second largest manufacturer of wind turbines in China, and the 4th largest globally. With strong R&D capabilities, The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of Permanent Magnet Direct Drive ("PMDD") wind turbines, representing the industry’s next generation technology. Goldwind is listed on both the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (stock code: 002202) and Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 2208).
As of December 31, 2010, Goldwind’s accumulated installed wind power capacity reached 9,095.05 MW, equivalent to 7.28 million tons of coal saved per year, 18.14 million tons of carbon emissions reduced per year, and 9.94 million cubic meters of woods newly planted.