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.