New energy technology company BYD has been named one of the year’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company for the fifth time since 2009. This year, Fast Company is honoring BYD as one of its Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Energy. The annual award program is the media outlet’s signature franchise and one of its most highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. Other prestigious honorees this year include Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Square. BYD was selected from a list of fifteen hundred companies.
Fast Company honors BYD as one of its Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Energy
The Fast Company accolade continues a legacy of recognition for the most-awarded electric bus manufacturer in the world. BYD has now been honored more than a dozen times by international media outlets, government agencies, nonprofits and trade associations for its work in clean air, energy, transportation and technological innovation.
“At BYD, we never stop working to transform the world. We strive to create innovative ways to power and move the world with safe and sustainable technology,” says Stella Li, President of BYD North America. “We are honored to be recognized for our contribution worldwide.”
In addition to being a global leader in rechargeable-battery manufacturing, BYD is the world’s largest manufacturer of battery-electric vehicles for the third year in a row. BYD is also the largest manufacturer of battery-electric buses in North America. All of these industries are built on BYD’s proprietary Iron-Phosphate battery -— a fire-safe, completely recyclable and incredibly long- cycle technology.
“This year’s list is an inspiring and insightful window into how many companies have embraced innovation and are working to make meaningful change,” says Fast Company Deputy Editor David Lidsky, who oversaw the issue with Senior Editor Amy Farley.
BYD Company Ltd. is a leading high-tech multinational company based in Shenzhen, China. Since its establishment in 1995, BYD has developed solid expertise in rechargeable batteries, becoming a relentless advocate of sustainable development. It has successfully expanded its renewable energy solutions globally with operations in over 50 countries and regions. After 22 years’ development, BYD has created a Zero Emissions Energy Ecosystem – affordable solar power generation, reliable energy storage, cutting-edge electrified transportation and a state of the art monorail. These Four Green Dreams make BYD an industry leader in the energy and transportation sector. BYD is listed on the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.byd.com