ANTA Sports Wins Multiple Awards for Investor Relations and ESG Practices
(Hong Kong, 27 December 2018) ANTA Sports Products Limited (“ANTA Sports” or “the Company”, stock code: 2020), a leading sportswear company in China, is pleased to announce that the Company has been awarded “2018 Best in Sector: Consumer Discretionary” and “Most progress in IR” by IR Magazine and “CarbonCare® ESG Label” by Carbon Care Innovation Lab.
The IR Magazine awards showcases ANTA Sports’ commitment to upholding the highest standards of investor relations (“IR”) and carries the weight of recognition from the entire investment community. Hundreds of analysts and investors were invited to cast their votes and give their opinions on which companies do the best IR in Greater China. This year the Company and its IR team were nominated in a total of seven categories, namely Best in Sector, Best in Region, Best Corporate Governance & Disclosure, Most Progress in IR, Best Investor Relations Officer, Best Investor Event, and Best Crisis Management.
In the past 28 years, IR Magazine has honored excellence in investor relations around the world and its awards are one of the most anticipated events of the year for the IR industry in Asia. The awards also help investor relations professionals achieve more in their IR programs, benchmark their efforts, and connects the global IR community.
ANTA Sports was also recognized for its environmentally-friendly practices by Carbon Care Innovation Lab Awards and awarded the “Best Practice in ESG Reporting” in CarbonCare® Label scheme in 2018. This honor showcased the Company’s consistent performance in its Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) reporting as well as its commitment to high standards in ESG in general. With “Sustainable: Excellence x Perseverance” as its theme, the CarbonCare® ESG Label is designed to give special recognition to the best performers in ESG reporting in three important areas: company board commitment, materiality analysis and disclosure of social KPIs.
Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, said, “Maintaining high standards in corporate practice, including in investor relations and ESG reporting, is key to the Company’s long-term success. The consecutive accolades validate our leadership position in the sector and our commitment to global standards and best practices. We would like to once again thank our investors for their continuous support and our IR Team for their outstanding performance, which together helps us keep improving and keep moving.”
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About ANTA Sports
ANTA brand was established in 1991, while ANTA Sports Products Limited (Stock code: 2020.HK), a leading sportswear company in China, was listed on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2007. For many years, we have been principally engaging in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of ANTA sportswear series to provide the mass market with professional sporting products including footwear, apparel and accessories. In recent years, we have started moving full steam ahead on the strategy of “Single-Focus, Multi-Brand and Omni-Channel” to deepen our footprints in the sportswear market in China. By embracing an all-round brand portfolio including ANTA, ANTA KIDS, FILA, FILA KIDS, DESCENTE, SPRANDI, KINGKOW, KOLON SPORT and NBA, and by seizing every opportunity arising in various important retail channels, we aim to unlock the potential of both the mass and high-end sportswear markets in China.
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ANTA Sports Products Limited Investor Relations Department Tel: (852) 2116-1660 Fax: (852) 2116-1590 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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