ANTA Sports Recognized by Authorities in Branding and Investor Relations and ESG Performance
(Hong Kong SAR, Jun 29, 2023) – ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or the "Group", stock code: 2020.HK, and its subsidiaries collectively the "Group"), announced another award in the areas of brand value, investor relations and sustainability, reflecting the recognition of ANTA Sports by the investment community and the public.
A number of awards confirm that ANTA Sports is widely recognized by the capital market.
ANTA Sports was the selected company of "Sustainability Yearbook (China)" and was awarded the "Industry Mover" in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry at S&P Global.
|Organization / Award Winner
|HKIRA 9th IR Awards 2023
|S&P Global's "Sustainability Yearbook (China)"
|China Corporate Social Responsibility Summit
|Quam IR Awards 2022
|Brand Finance China 500 2023
|BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2023
Amongst all, ANTA Sports has been awarded in the Hong Kong Investor Relations Awards for the ninth consecutive year, demonstrating that the Company's investor relations efforts have been well recognized. In addition, ANTA was once again listed in Brand Finance's "China 500 2023" and BrandZ's "2023 Most Valuable Global Brands", the latter of which ranked 8th in the apparel category with a brand value of US$3.16 billion, placing it in the top four in the global sportswear industry and leading the Chinese sportswear industry, demonstrating the competitiveness of the ANTA brand.
S&P Global recently launched the first-ever Sustainability Yearbook (China Edition), which aims to assist companies in Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR in comprehending their sustainability performance in comparison to their peers in the region. The Yearbook covers more than 1,600 companies, and only those that rank in the top 15% of their industry based on their S&P sustainability ratings are privileged to be included.
In the newly released Yearbook, ANTA Sports was also awarded the "Industry Mover" in the Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods industry, recognizing the company that achieved the strongest improvement in the S&P Global ESG score with an increase of 5% amongst its peers and was the only company in the industry to receive this award. The award reflects industry recognition of ANTA Sports' ESG efforts and demonstrates the Company's strong belief in integrating ESG into its strategy and operations. ANTA Sports will continue to uphold its commitment to sustainable development and strive to improve its ESG performance to create greater value for shareholders, customers and society.
Lai Shixian, Co-CEO of ANTA Sports, said: "We are honored to receive such recognition from reputable organizations, which is a great encouragement to our team. ANTA Sports is committed to consumer centricity and through technological innovation, enhances product features and meets consumers' brand needs, thereby improving brand reputation and brand value. We also maintain effective and transparent communication with the investment community, so that the capital market can have a deep understanding of our business model and strategy. While pursuing business results, we adhere to ESG principles and sustainability goals, laying an important foundation for the long-term stability and development of the Group. Going forward, ANTA Sports will continue to 'Keep Moving', build a more influential sportswear brand and continuously enhance the brand value, whilst promoting our investor relations work and sustainable development strategy."
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About ANTA Sports
ANTA 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, R&D, manufacturing, marketing and sales 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, and Atomic, amongst others. ANTA Sports aims to unlock the potential of both the mass and high-end sportswear markets.
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