HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 21 December 2020 – Kerry
Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics Network’; Stock Code 0636.HK) is
pleased to win the newly-established The Asset Jade Award, the highest award
category, at The Asset ESG Corporate Awards 2020 (the ‘Awards’), for its outstanding
environmental, social and governance (‘ESG’) performance and transparency.
Kerry Logistics Network was previously the winner of The Asset Platinum Award
for two years in a row. In addition, it has received the Best Investor
Relations Team Award for the second consecutive year.
from being commended for its excellence in ESG standards, commitment and
practices, Kerry Logistics Network was lauded for its commitment to
safeguarding the environment, employees’ health and safety while fulfilling
their social responsibility to the community at large during the COVID-19
pandemic. Its investor relations team was recognised for its excellent
day-to-day achievements as well as successful troubleshooting and initiatives
in newer arenas such as social media and web-delivered services.
Ma, Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics Network, said, “We are honoured
to be distinguished and promoted to the top Jade Award category in its debut
year. Despite the disruptions caused by the pandemic, this year we have
remained ever committed to protecting our employees’ health and safety and
contributing to the communities where we served. The Asset Jade Award is a
much-appreciated recognition and encouragement that drives us to redouble our
efforts in ESG performance and transparency in our operations going forward.”
annually by the regional financial magazine The Asset since 2000, the Awards
are conferred based on criteria such as financial performance, management,
corporate governance, social and environmental responsibility and investor
relations. The Awards are the longest running and the most prestigious ESG
awards programme in Asia. The Asset Jade Award made its debut this year specifically
to recognise ESG performance and transparency over and above that normally
accorded to Platinum Award winners.
About Kerry Logistics Network Limited (Stock Code 0636.HK)
Logistics Network is an Asia-based, global 3PL with a highly diversified
business portfolio and the strongest coverage in Asia. It offers a broad range
of supply chain solutions from integrated logistics, international freight
forwarding (air, ocean, road, rail and multimodal), industrial project
logistics, to cross-border e-commerce, last-mile fulfilment and infrastructure
global presence across 59 countries, Kerry Logistics Network has established a
solid foothold in half of the world’s emerging markets. Its diverse
infrastructure, extensive coverage in international gateways and local
expertise span across China, India, Southeast Asia, the CIS, Middle East, LATAM
and other locations.
Logistics Network generated a revenue of over HK$40 billion in 2019 and is the
largest international logistics company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
About The Asset ESG Corporate Awards
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.