The corporate website of China Telecom Corporation Limited (www.chinatelecom-h.com) was accredited as the silver winner in the "iNova Awards", an international renowned website competition held in New York, the United States.
"iNova Awards" is the world's famous and independent competition honoring excellence in corporate websites. There were altogether more than 230 websites of 12 countries participating in the contest, which was the 7th annual competition this year.
China Telecom Corporation Limited's 2006 Annual Report won the silver award in the category of "Telecommunications: Asia & Pacific" in the "2007 International ARC Awards", the world's most respected annual report competition.
"International ARC Awards" is the world's largest and independent international competition honoring excellence in annual reports and corporate communications. "International ARC Awards" is branded as the "Academy Awards of Annual Report" according to the financial media. Judging is based on the values of creativity, clarity, effectiveness, and excellence of the annual reports.
China Telecom was accredited again in the list of "World's Most Admired Companies" for the year 2007 by international renowned finance magazine FORTUNE. Hay Group, an international reputable consulting company, surveyed financial analysts and executives and directors at 347 companies to pick the "World's Most Admired Companies". Respondents were asked to rate companies on attributes including innovation, quality of management, quality of products/services, financial soundness and etc.
China Telecom ranked 275th by revenue and 212th by profit in "Fortune Global 500" for the year 2007. (Fortune July 2007 issue)
Hong Kong renowned financial journal CAPITAL awarded China Telecom Corporation Limited "The 2007 CAPITAL Outstanding China Enterprise Awards - Telecommunications" for two consecutive years. The award judging criteria mainly included the fundamental of the enterprise, quality of management and corporate culture, which aims to honor Chinese enterprises which had the most outstanding performance in their respective industries in the past year.
China Telecom ranked 181st in "The Forbes Global 2000" for the Year 2007, which was based on a composite ranking from four metrics: sales, profits, assets and market value.
The corporate website of China Telecom Corporation Limited (www.chinatelecom-h.com) was honored with "Best Conglomerates IR Site" and "Best Information Services IR Site" in the 2007 Interactive Investor Relations Award, sponsored by renowned media The Wall Street Journal Online, American Stock Exchange and popular retail investment website TheStreet.com and etc.
Interactive Investor Relations Award aims to recognize listed companies for their online efforts to build and enhance shareholder value. Entries have come from more than 19 countries around Europe, the United States and Asia, including Deutsche Telekom, Cisco Systems, Siemens, Symantec, Dell, Yahoo!, Time Warner, General Motors, eBay and etc.
Investor relations websites are not only the primary source for news and information released by listed companies for investors and capital market, they are also critical to a public company's valuation and disclosure requirements. Judged by institutional and individual investors, the financial press as well as IR professionals, the panel evaluated and recognized innovation and excellence in online investor relations with particular emphasis on corporate reporting and disclosure, ease of use, creativity and functionality. The "Best of Industry" shall be awarded to the website which is the most outstanding in that category.