HONG KONG, CHINA - Media
OutReach - 12 December 2018 - Kerry
Logistics Network Limited ('Kerry Logistics'; Stock Code 0636.HK) has garnered for
the first time the Platinum Award, the highest honour of The Asset Corporate
Awards (the 'Awards'), organised by The
Asset, a renowned financial magazine. In addition, Mr William Ma, the Group
Managing Director, was honoured with the Best CEO Award.
18th edition of the Awards, Kerry Logistics was recognised for its outstanding
performance in corporate governance, environmental responsibility, social
responsibility, financial performance, and investor relations. Its achievements
and leadership were also accredited in enforcing governance, maintaining
transparency and disclosure, and seeing through a sustainable long-term vision.
With close to 20 years of experience conducting awards programmes, the
Awards are widely recognised as Asia's preeminent, and only conferred on those
that have excelled in their respective industries. The Awards set the benchmark
for the corporate sustainability of listed companies and commend notable ESG
initiatives and performance. The assessment is based on criteria including a
range of metrics, as well as feedback from the investor community.
George Yeo, Chairman of Kerry Logistics Network, said, "We are honoured
to receive this award. In Kerry Logistics, we are committed to environmental
and social responsibility and good corporate governance as a part of our value
system. We believe that this commitment is not only good for Kerry Logistics,
it is also good for our partners, our customers, and our investors."
William Ma, Group Managing Director of Kerry Logistics Network, said, "I am
delighted to see the efforts of my team being recognised and privileged to be
placed among our esteemed peers. I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to
the organiser for their acknowledgement. Kerry Logistics is committed to adding
value to our stakeholders and customers despite the current uncertain global environment.
By enforcing corporate governance and integrating it with enhanced
transparency, timely disclosure, and environmental practices, we will continue
to create long-term value for both our business and the communities in which we
About Kerry Logistics Network Limited (Stock Code 0636.HK)
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 53 countries and territories, and is managing 53 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 2017-2018.
About the Asset Corporate Awards
Asset Corporate Awards offers 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.