(9 January 2020, Hong Kong) － COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co., Ltd. (“COSCO SHIPPING Holdings” or “the Company”) (SSE: 601919; HKEx: 1919) is pleased to announce that the Company won the “Best Infrastructure and Public Utilities Stock Company Award” and once again won the “Most Socially Responsible Listed Company Award” at the 4th “JinGangGu” Award Ceremony today, fully demonstrating the Company’s outstanding performance in infrastructure and public utilities and its role model in actively fulfilling social responsibilities, which receives extensive recognition of the capital market.
The selection event was jointly organized by the well-known domestic financial media Zhitongcaijing and financial consulting platform Royal Flush. The expert judging panel was composed of economists, well-known Hong Kong securities companies and top investors. They analyzed, screened and weighted on the performance, changes in stock price, stock activity, social responsibility and information compliance of participating companies in the last year, then selected the excellent listed companies that met the standard of the JinGangGu in brand, strategy and other indicators, with outstanding financial performance, a high level of governance and a first-class management team.
Over the past year, COSCO SHIPPING Holdings took an active part in the building of the “Belt and Road”, continuously optimized and upgraded the route network and terminal layouts, and developed the sea-rail intermodal products, providing strong support for the economic development and trade growth of countries and regions along the route. At the same time, the Company adheres to the idea of sustainable development and improves the recognition and intrinsic value of the Company through sustainable development management. While striving to improve the operation, the Company pays attention to social responsibility, pursues green shipping, builds low-carbon ports, and promotes sound and sustainable development of core business.
The awards fully reflect COSCO SHIPPING Holding's benchmarking position and outstanding influence in infrastructure and public utilities and mark the high appreciation of Hong Kong capital market for the Company's efforts to actively fulfill its social responsibilities and promote sustainable development of the industry. Looking forward, COSCO SHIPPING Holdings will persist to improve the development quality, continue to pursue innovation, promote sound and sustainable development of its core business, and strive to deliver value to customers and create higher returns for shareholders.