China Telecom Corporation Limited was voted by equity analysts and investors as "Best Managed Large Cap Company in China" in Asiamoney's "Best Managed Companies Poll 2015" ("the Poll").
Organized by Asiamoney, a leading financial magazine, the Poll invited analysts and investors to nominate the best managed companies across 13 markets in Asia, on the basis of product/ service innovation, rising market share, leadership in its industry, financial performance, consistency of performance, executive leadership and corporate governance. An award was accredited to the first place for each category, namely, Small Cap, Medium Cap and Large Cap in each market, based on the responses from over 400 equity analysts and investors.
China Telecom Corporation Limited was voted 6 years in a row by equity analysts at leading banks and financial institutions across the globe as "No.1 Best Managed Company in Asia" in Euromoney's "Best Managed Companies Survey 2015" ("the Survey"). In addition, China Telecom was also named as "No.1 Best Managed Company in Telecommunications Sector in Asia".
Organized by Euromoney, a leading international financial magazine, "Best Managed Companies Survey" is one of the most reputable polls in Asia. This is 16th year of the event and is highly recognized by capital market participants. In 2015, the Survey was based on the responses from 447 leading equity analysts at the leading investment banks and research institutes who were asked to nominate top companies which were the most impressive across a number of factors including market strength, profitability, growth potential, quality of management and earnings, business strategy and corporate governance amongst others.
China Telecom Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that both its annual report (in print) and online annual report were accredited gold awards in 2015 International ARC Awards. In addition, the Company's website won gold award in Spotlight Awards Global Communications Competition by League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP).
International ARC Awards is the world's largest and independent international competition honoring excellence in annual reports and corporate communications, which is also branded as the "Academy Awards of Annual Reports" according to the financial media. Judges come from around the globe to participate on the ARC jury panels. Judging is based on the values of creativity, clarity, effectiveness, and excellence of the annual reports.
The League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) Spotlight Awards is one of the world's most influential corporate communications competition. The entries came from a broad range of countries, industries and organizational sizes. All entries were judged by a field of communications professionals affiliated with LACP.
China Telecom Corporation Limited was voted by global investors as "Most Honored Companies in Asia" in the All-Asia-Executive Team Poll five years in a row since the poll's inauguration. The poll was organized by "Institutional Investor", a highly regarded financial magazine. Mr. Wang Xiaochu, Chairman and CEO of China Telecom was voted again as "Asia's No. 1 Best CEO in telecommunications sector" and the Company was also ranked consistently as "Asia's No. 1 Best Investor Relations Company in telecommunications sector". In addition, China Telecom also earned No. 1 in telecommunications sector at its inaugural Asia's Best Analyst Days ranking.
2015 All-Asia-Executive Team ranking, organised for the fifth year to recognise top Asia (ex-Japan) region's companies and executives, received opinion from over 1440 sell-side analysts, buy-side analysts and money managers at nearly 600 firms that collectively manage an estimated US$1.09 trillion in Asian (ex-Japanese) equities. The poll participants were asked to nominate best companies and executives who excel at a number of management attributes.
China Telecom ranked 160th by revenue in "Fortune Global 500" for the year 2015. (Fortune July 2015 issue)
China Telecom Corporation Limited was voted again by portfolio managers and analysts from around the world, five years in a row, as "Overall Best Managed Company in Asia" in FinanceAsia's 15th annual poll, which identifies Asia's leading companies and executives.
In addition to winning the grand award of "Overall Best Managed Company in Asia", China Telecom also swept 7 other top awards. The full list is as follows:
- Overall Best Managed Company in Asia
- No. 1 Best CEO in China
- No. 1 Best CFO in China
- No. 1 Best Managed Public Companies in China
- No. 1 Best Corporate Governance in China
- No. 1 Best Investor Relations in China
- No. 1 Most Committed to Paying Good Dividend in China
- No. 1 Best Technology, Media & Telecom Company in Asia
China Telecom ranked 144th in "The Forbes Global 2000" for the Year 2015, which was based on a composite ranking from four metrics: sales, profits, assets and market value.
China Telecom Corporation Limited was honoured with the following corporate governance grand awards in "Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2015" organised by "Corporate Governance Asia", a leading regional journal on corporate governance:
- "Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)"
- "Best CEO"
- "Best CFO"
- "Best Investor Relations"
"Asian Excellence Recognition Awards" are designed to recognise excellence in financial performance, investor relations and communications, business ethics, CSR and environmental practices. The accolades are based both on the scores from the data that was submitted by readers and from interviews conducted with investors.
China Telecom Corporation Limited was accredited with "Platinum Award for All-Round Excellence" in the poll of "Corporate Awards 2014" by The Asset, a reputable financial magazine in Asia. This is the fifth consecutive year the Company received this award. In addition, China Telecom was honoured with "The Greater China Award". The platinum award winners have attained rigorous standards in all six categories of corporate endeavors: corporate governance, management acumen, financial performance, social responsibility, environmental responsibility and investor relations based on a ranking of listed companies in Asia by leading investment professionals and research analysts.