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ANTA Sports' Climate Targets Validated by SBTi
Showcases the Company's leadership and sustainable development ambitions

(Hong Kong SAR, 3 June, 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 the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has officially validated its science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets, and has determined that the targets are aligned with a 1.5°C trajectory, representing one of the most ambitious designations available through the SBTi process. This significant milestone underscores the Company's commitment to environmental sustainability and its proactive steps towards combating climate change. 

ANTA Sports has pledged to reduce absolute Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 42% by 2030 from a 2022 base year and also committed to reducing Scope 3 GHG emissions from purchased goods and services, employee commuting, end-of-life treatment of sold products and investments of 51.6% per USD value added within the same timeframe.

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is a corporate climate action organization that enables companies and financial institutions worldwide to play their part in combating the climate crisis. The SBTi develop standards, tools and guidance which allow companies to set GHG emissions reduction targets in line with that required to keep global warming below catastrophic levels and reach net-zero by 2050 at the latest.

Lai Shixian, Executive Director, co-CEO and Chairman of the Sustainability Committee of ANTA Sports, said, "We are delighted with the validation from the SBTi, which serves as a clear affirmation to ANTA Sports' unwavering dedication and science-based approach to sustainable development. This achievement reflects our robust commitment to integrating ESG principles into our core business operations. ANTA Sports will continue to lead with innovative sustainable practices in the industry, maintaining our dedication to reinforcing our '1+3+5' strategic goals to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050."

In a further commitment to sustainability, ANTA Sports has also launched ANTAZERO in Shanghai, the first carbon-neutral retail store in the Chinese footwear and apparel industry. Officially opened on April 22, this initiative highlights the Company's dedication to its "Zero Carbon Mission", incorporating extensive carbon reduction strategies across all operational aspects of the store.

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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 mission of the company is to integrate the sports spirit of “Going Beyond Oneself” into everyone’s daily life. ANTA Sports principally engages in design, R&D, manufacturing, marketing and sales of professional sports products including footwear, 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, KOLON SPORT and MAIA ACTIVE, etc., 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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ANTA Sports Products Limited
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