CHINA – 9 December 2019 – Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) has for the second consecutive year secured the Platinum Award, the highest honour of The Asset ESG Corporate Awards (the ‘Awards’, formerly known as The Asset Corporate Awards), as well as the Best Investor Relations Team Award for the first time.
Kerry Logistics won the Platinum Award for its laudable efforts in achieving corporate sustainability, with strong management acumen and stringent governance reflected in its financial performance. It also received the Best Investor Relations Team Award in recognition of its investor relations team in new initiatives launched, facilitating outreach and enhancing communication with investors and analysts.
William Ma, Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics, said, “We are grateful to The Asset for acknowledging Kerry Logistics’ dedication to the environment, to social responsibilities and to upholding the highest standard of corporate governance. To be included among our distinguished peers for the second year running is a testament to our continued efforts. We are also encouraged by the appreciation on the efforts of our investor relations team. In the face of a changing economic and business environment, we will keep maintaining transparency and active communication with our investors while creating value for our stakeholders.”
Inaugurated in 2000, the Awards are the longest running and the most prestigious ESG awards programme in Asia. Organised by the regional financial magazine The Asset, the Awards are assessed according to financial performance, management, corporate governance, social and environmental responsibility and investor relations.
About Kerry Logistics Network Limited (Stock Code 0636.HK)
Kerry Logistics is an Asia-based, global 3PL with the strongest network in Asia. Its core competency is providing highly customised solutions to multinational corporations and international brands to enhance their supply chain efficiency, reduce overall costs and improve response time to market. Kerry Logistics has a network covering 55 countries and territories, and is managing 70 million sq ft of land and logistics facilities worldwide, providing customers with high reliability and flexibility to support their expansion and long-term growth. Kerry Logistics Network Limited is listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is a selected Member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series 2019-2020.
About The Asset ESG Corporate Awards
The Asset ESG Corporate Awards offer a rigorous benchmarking service for listed companies with regard to corporate sustainability. The criteria used to assess the companies include a range of metrics of financial performance, which are also a proxy for gauging management acumen. Companies are also evaluated according to the quality of their governance, social responsibility, environmental responsibility and investor relations.