Recognition & Awards

China Telecom Corporation Limited was voted by portfolio managers and analysts around the globe as "No.1 Best Telecommunications Company in Asia", at the "Asia's Best Managed Companies Poll 2020" by FinanceAsia, a reputable financial magazine in Asia. The Company's Chairman and CEO, Mr. Ke Ruiwen, was voted as "No.2 Best CEO in China".

In total, China Telecom swept seven top awards as follows:

  • No.1 Best Telecommunications Company in Asia
  • No.2 Best CEO in China
  • No.2 Best Managed Company in China
  • No.2 Best Environmental Stewardship in China
  • No.2 Most Committed to Social Causes in China
  • No.3 Best Corporate Governance in China
  • No.2 Best Investor Relations in China

China Telecom ranked 174th in "The Forbes Global 2000" for the year 2020, which was based on a composite ranking from four metrics: sales, profit, assets and market value.

China Telecom Corporation Limited was accredited with "Platinum Award - Excellence in Environmental, Social and Governance" in the poll of "ESG Corporate Awards 2019" by The Asset. The Company attained the award for the 11th consecutive year. In addition, the Company's "Cloudification in 5G" strategy was awarded "Highly Commended Initiative in Innovation".

Organized by The Asset, a reputable financial magazine in Asia, "ESG Corporate Awards 2019" is now in its 19th year, the longest running ESG awards in Asia. "Platinum Award" recognizes companies' attainment in comprehensive categories of corporate endeavors: financial performance, management, corporate governance, social and environmental responsibility and investor relations. "Highly Commended Initiative in Innovation" honors companies which have designed and applied a business strategy that has taken the company to the next level by embracing new ways of doing business.