ANTA Sports Continues to be Listed in the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Benchmark Index and in the “Top 100 Rated Stocks 2017” by the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
(Hong Kong, 18 September 2017) ANTA Sports Products Limited (“ANTA Sports” or “the Company”, stock code: 2020), a leading sportswear company in China, is pleased to announce that ANTA Sports has been once again included in the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Benchmark Index (“HSSUSB”) and listed in the “Top 100 Rated Stocks 2017” list by the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA) under the HKQAA’s Sustainability Rating and Research (HKQAA SRR). This honor showcases ANTA Sports’ strong and consistent financial performance, commitment to sustainable development, and corporate social responsibility, which have been widely recognized across society.
Since 2014, Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited has appointed the HKQAA to conduct ratings and research on the sustainability and performance of over 600 stocks listed in Hong Kong and China on an annual basis, with the top 100 companies bestowed the honor of being listed in the “Top 100 Rated Stocks” list. This year, ANTA Sports earned an A+ grade, highlighting the Company’s stability and sound fundamentals as consistently recognized in the investment community.
The HKQAA SRR focused on seven core values: corporate governance (CG), human rights (HR), labor practices (LP), environment (Env), fair operational practices (FOP), consumer issues (CI), and community involvement and development (CID). Among the ranking criteria, ANTA Sports received its highest rating of 71.3 in the FOP category, higher than the average of all participants. This showcases the Company’s commitment to IP protection, corruption prevention, and anti-monopoly initiatives, as well as its effort in promoting social value.
Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, said, “ANTA Sports is delighted to receive this honor, which validates our leading position as a listed sportswear company and showcases our solid financial performance, outstanding corporate governance and operation standards. HKQAA’s ‘Top 100 Rated Stocks 2017’ is the first award we have received since the celebration of our 10th anniversary of being a listed company, which marked a new start for us as we move forward into another golden decade. All of us at ANTA Sports will work together as a team, blazing new trails with a pioneering spirit, and will keep moving toward producing even greater achievements!”
ANTA Sports Continues to be Listed in the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Benchmark Index and in the “Top 100 Rated Stocks 2017” by the HKQAA’s Sustainability Rating and Research
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