ANTA Sports Celebrates Numerous Investor Relations and Sustainability Award Wins
Hong Kong SAR, 8 March 2023 – ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or the "Company", stock code: 2020.HK) is pleased to announce that it received numerous accolades in various international and local awards, in recognition of the Company's outstanding performance in investor relations and sustainability. ANTA Sports was selected as one of the "Top 100 Comprehensive Strength" and "Top 10 High Resilience Enterprise " in the "Top 100 Hong Kong Listed Companies" award, being featured as one of Forbes China's "2023 ESG Inspiration Case Studies", as well as winning the "2022 InnoESG Prize" for the third year. These accolades reflect the Company's efforts in investor relations and sustainable development, which have been widely recognized by the capital market and acknowledged by authoritative organizations. Standing out among other listed companies is a testament to the Company’s determination and achievements in actively integrating the principles of environmental, social and governance (ESG) into a strategic development plan while also pursuing economic growth.
ANTA Sports wins 2022 InnoESG Prize for the third year
Lai Shixian, Chairman of Sustainability Committee and Co-CEO of ANTA Sports said, "We are honored to be recognized by authoritative institutions once again, which is a huge encouragement to our team. ANTA Sports has always maintained effective and transparent communication with the investment community, so that the capital market can gain an in-depth understanding of our business model and strategic plans. We also adhere to our ESG philosophy and principles, as well as our sustainable development goals, while pursuing business results. We implement them at the business level and embrace our corporate responsibility to society and the environment. In the future, ANTA Sports will continue to advance our efforts in investor relations while promoting our sustainable development strategies."
The "Top 100 Hong Kong Listed Companies" award was jointly inaugurated in 2012 by Tencent Holding's qq.com and Finet Group. Organized annually, the event aims to establish new investment indicators for investors, by selecting and awarding Hong Kong-listed companies listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that demonstrate robust development and investment value. The selection process involves a set of specific data and evaluation criteria based on the concepts of professionalism, objectivity, fairness and accuracy.
"The 2023 ESG Inspiration Case Studies" is an ESG-related case study on Chinese companies initiated by Forbes China. The study consolidates a number of key categories that are of primary concern to companies in terms of social responsibility construction, including zero-carbon targets, product lifecycle management, and use of environmentally friendly materials. It also scores based on the two dimensions of "importance" and "urgency", and weights them to present an ESG distribution chart of areas of primary concern, identifying the most notable case studies from the leading companies in the industries studied.
Co-granted by UNESCO HK Association Glocal Peace Centre, SocietyNext Foundation, and Rotary Action Group for Peace, the “InnoESG Prize” recognizes and praises listed companies that have had a positive influence on ESG for their approach towards sustainable development. Since 2019, the prize has been awarded to a variety of companies including Fortune 500 companies, blue chips, family offices, credit rating agencies, and financial regulators, amongst others.
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About ANTA Sports
ANTA brand was established in 1991, while ANTA Sports Products Limited, a widely recognized global sportswear company, was listed on the Main Board of HKEx in 2007 (Stock code: 2020.HK). For many years, ANTA Sports has been principally engaging in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of professional sports products including shoes, apparel and accessories to Chinese consumers. By embracing an all-round brand portfolio including ANTA, FILA, DESCENTE and KOLON SPORT, and by setting up an investor consortium to successfully acquire Amer Sports in 2019, a global sportswear group that has internationally recognized brands including Arc’teryx, Salomon, Wilson, Peak Performance, Atomic, etc. ANTA Sports aims to unlock the potential of both the mass and high-end sportswear markets.
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