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ANTA Sports Receives B Score in First CDP Climate Change Rating

and Wins Huxiu 2023 Sustainability Role Model Award

(Hong Kong SAR, 8 February, 2024) – ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or the "Company", stock codes: 2020 (HKD counter) and 82020 (RMB counter), and its subsidiaries collectively the "Group"), is pleased to announce that it has, for the first time, been assessed in the 2023 annual climate change performance rating by the CDP and has received a B score (Management level), which not only surpasses the global and Asia regional average of C, but also the Discretionary retail sector average of B-. It is the highest score among Chinese sporting goods companies, reflecting ANTA Sports' achievements in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and environmental information disclosure. Additionally, ANTA Sports has been selected for the Huxiu 2023 Sustainability Role Model Award, which underscores the Company's exceptional performance in sustainable development and recognition from authoritative institutions.

ANTA Sports adheres to its commitment to sustainable development and has established the ‘1+3+5’ sustainable strategic goals, pledging to achieve carbon neutrality at the group level by 2050. ANTA Sports also formally joined and pledged to support the commitment of SBTi in January 2023, setting carbon reduction targets across the entire industry value chain. We actively promote sustainable packaging to reduce the impact of excessive packaging on the planet and have set clear requirements for the use of chemicals in our products, committing to the gradual reduction and eventual cessation of the use of harmful and restricted chemicals. As an international partner of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), we continue to invest in biodiversity conservation and value the environmental friendliness of our products.

Lai Shixian, Co-CEO of ANTA Sports, said, "ANTA Sports has been adhering to sustainable development that leads the industry standard, and we are honored to receive such recognition from authoritative organizations once again. These accolades serve as great encouragement for our team. While pursuing business results, ANTA Sports will continue to uphold ESG principles, strive for breakthroughs in supply chain management, carbon neutrality, and other goals, and take more  action to enhance our sustainable development strategy, adhering to the philosophy of 'creating mutual growth value.'" 

The CDP was established in 2012, focusing on operating a global environmental information disclosure platform, dedicated to promoting the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and the protection of water and forest resources. CDP was formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project and is also a founding member of the SBTis and the 'We Mean Business Coalition'. CDP scores are divided into four levels: "A/A-" (Leadership), "B/B-" (Management), "C/C-" (Awareness), and "D/D-" (Disclosure).

The Huxiu 2023 Sustainability Role Model Award, organized by the Huxiu ESG team, aims to recognize Chinese enterprises with outstanding contributions in the ESG field. The evaluation focuses on whether enterprises respond to social needs through practical actions, making the ESG values of the enterprise more recognized by the public. The evaluation criteria extend from ESG aspects into 11 major indicators, screening through the ESG data and reporting materials of enterprises in categories such as A-shares, H-shares, and Chinese concept stocks, ultimately selecting 10 'Sustainability Role Model' enterprises. The winning enterprises have made significant breakthroughs in ESG, clearly responding to the ESG concerns of the public, creating social and ecological value, and enhancing their own performance and potential for sustainable development.

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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 Codes: 2020 (HKD counter) and 82020 (RMB counter)). The vision of the company is to integrate the sports spirit of “Going Beyond Oneself” into everyone’s daily life. ANTA Sports principally engage in design, development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of professional sports products including shoes, apparel and accessories. Over the years, the company formed three brand groups: Performance Sports Brands, Fashion Sports Brands and Outdoor Sports Brands, empowering everyone who loves sports. By embracing an all-round brand portfolio including ANTA, FILA, DESCENTE and KOLON SPORT, ANTA Sports aims to unlock the potential of both the mass and high-end sportswear markets. ANTA Sports is also the largest shareholder of Amer Sports Inc., a global group of iconic sports and outdoor brands, including Arc’teryx, Salomon, Wilson, Peak Performance, and Atomic, whose shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AS).

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