China Unicom has been honoured with the following top accolades in the China Securities Golden Bauhinia Awards 2023 organised by Hong Kong Ta Kung Wen Wei Media Group:
- Best CFO of Listed Companies
- Best Listed Company
In the China Securities Golden Bauhinia Awards, all listed companies in Hong Kong and mainland China as well as their senior management were benchmarked and evaluated comprehensively, and those with outstanding character and prominent achievements during the year were honored. It is a large-scale, high-level, trusted and open ranking among listed companies in Hong Kong and mainland China, and has become an important benchmark for the Chinese capital market and listed companies both domestically and internationally.
China Unicom was accredited with “Platinum Award - Excellence in Environmental, Social, and Governance” in “The Asset ESG Corporate Awards 2023”.
The Asset ESG Corporate Awards are the longest running ESG awards in Asia bestowed annually by leading research house, Asset Benchmark Research (ABR). The awards offer a rigorous benchmarking service for the region’s listed firms, with regard to corporate sustainability. The criteria used to assess the companies range from an evaluation of financial performance, the quality of their governance, social and environmental responsibility and investor relations.
China Unicom is honored to be voted by investors, analysts, and professionals in the financial community as “Best in Communications Sector” at the "IR Magazine Awards - Greater China 2023”. This accolade reaffirms the endorsement from the capital market on the Company's dedicated effort on best investor relations and corporate governance practices, and strong commitment to a high standard of transparency.
The "IR Magazine Awards", organized by the globally renowned IR Magazine, has been held around the world for more than three decades, honoring companies and individuals who have performed best in the practice of investor relations. "IR Magazine Awards - Greater China 2023" winners were voted by an independent survey of a wide poll of hundreds of investors, analysts portfolio managers, and members of the investment community located in the region.
The redesigned China Unicom’s website (https://www.chinaunicom.com.hk) has been honored with the Grand award in the "iNova Awards 2023", and won a gold award in "iNova Awards" consecutively for eight years, which was in the category of "Investor/Shareholder Relations Websites".
The international "iNova Awards" honors the world's best corporate website. It is a famous and independent competition honoring overall excellence and innovation for corporate websites. All website entries are being judged by top-tier professionals from across the U.S.A, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, and Australia over a list of criteria including concept, content, creativity, ease of navigation, design, functionality, and overall success in achieving the company's goals.
China Unicom's 2022 Annual Report "Shifting Gears" (print version and online version at ar2022.chinaunicom.com.hk)has been honored with top accolades in international competitions:
- Won the Grand award and 8 Gold awards in International ARC Awards 2023.
- Won 8 Platinum/Gold awards in "Vision Awards" by LACP in 2023.
- Won Gold award in the internationally renowned Galaxy Awards 2023.
International ARC Awards is the world's largest and independent international competition, which is also branded as the "Academy Awards of Annual Reports" according to the financial media. Judges come from around the globe to participate in the ARC jury panels.
LACP's annual report competition is one of the world's most influential annual report competition. All entries were judged by experienced media professionals. This year's competition drew an unprecedented number of submissions.
The internationally renowned Galaxy Awards, which are judged by the marketing professionals from all over the world, honor the outstanding achievement in product and service marketing.
China Unicom’s website (https://www.chinaunicom.com.hk) has been honoured with top accolades in 2023 International w3 Awards:
- Best Use of Video – Gold
Meanwhile, China Unicom's 2022 Annual Report (online version at ar2022.chinaunicom.com.hk) was accredited with the following awards:
- Best Home page – Gold
- Best Use of Motion Graphics – Gold
The w3 Awards recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning websites, videos and marketing program. Over 3,000 entries from around the globe participated in the competition.
China Unicom was voted eight years in a row by portfolio managers and analysts as "Asia's Most Honored Telecom Company" in the 2023 Asia Executive Team ranking organised by Institutional Investor, a distinguished media with highly-respected proprietary benchmark research and rankings related to investment community. China Unicom is honored to have won multiple Best in Asia awards in the telecommunications industry, including:
- Asia's Most Honored Telecom Company
- Asia's Best CEO (Telecoms)
- Asia's Best CFO (Telecoms)
- Asia's Best IR Team (Telecoms)
- Asia's Best Board (Telecoms)
China Unicom was voted by professional investors and analysts as "Best Overall Company in China - Gold" in "Asia's Best Managed Companies Poll 2023" organised by FinanceAsia, an authoritative financial magazine.
In addition, China Unicom also swept a number of top awards in the poll, including:
- Best Overall Company in China - Gold
- Best CFO in China - Gold
- Best Investor Relations in China - Gold
- Best DEI Strategy in China - Gold
China Unicom was accredited with the following corporate governance awards in the 13th Asian Excellence Award 2023 held by Corporate Governance Asia, a leading regional publication on corporate governance:
- Asia's Best CSR
- Asia's Best CEO
- Asia's Best CFO
- Best Corporate Communications
- Best Investor Relations Company
These accolades underscore the Company's excellence in corporate governance, environmental and social responsibility under the stewardship of outstanding executives who possess strong leadership and strategic visions. It also evidences the Company's success in investor communications and corporate communications through sustained efforts to provide timely updates of corporate development to the investor community and to uphold a high degree of transparency.
China Unicom ranked 267th by revenue in "Fortune Global 500" for the year 2023.
China Unicom ranked 277th in "The Forbes Global 2000" for the year 2023, which screened for the world's largest public companies in four metrics: sales, profits, assets and market value.
China Unicom's website (https://www.chinaunicom.com.hk) has won the Gold Award in the "Astrid Awards 2023".
The international "Astrid Awards" honors outstanding achievement in corporate design. Since the "Astrid Awards" was established in 1991, it is a famous and independent competition honoring outstanding achievement in design communications. Over 260 entries were received from 12 countries worldwide in 2023.
China Unicom's website (https://www.chinaunicom.com.hk) has won the Gold Award in the "2022/2023 Mercury Awards".
The international "Mercury Awards" honors excellence in public relations. Since the "Mercury Awards" was established in 1987, it has been a famous and independent competition honoring outstanding achievement in public relations. In 2022/2023, 400 entries were received from 14 countries worldwide.
China Unicom's 2021 Annual Report "Think Big" (ar2021.chinaunicom.com.hk) has won the "Grand Award in Best of Annual Reports - Interactive" in the "Questar Awards 2023".
The "Questar Awards" honors outstanding achievement in interactive content that is transformed by the creativity, innovation and originality. Judges represented creative directors, directors of broadcast services, producers, directors, marketing coordinators, production managers, public relations managers, and presidents of production houses, agencies, and corporations. Over 130 entries were received from 7 countries worldwide in 2023, and the Grand Awards were selected from the top 5% entries.
China Unicom was accredited with “ESG Leading Enterprises Awards” in the fifth ESG Leading Enterprise Awards 2023 organized by Chinese Edition of Bloomberg Businessweek and Deloitte.
The ESG Leading Enterprise Awards 2023 aims at recognizing listed enterprises and asset management companies with outstanding ESG performance and encouraging enterprises to uphold ESG best practices, in order to collectively foster a sustainable business culture with positive impact on the environment and society. Following a rigorous judging procedure advised by Deloitte that ensures credibility and objectivity, a panel of professional judges assessed the submissions based on participating enterprises’ ESG governance mechanisms, goals and performance, as well as environmental and social initiatives.