China Telecom Corporation Limited was voted again by portfolio managers and analysts from around the world, five years in a row, as " Overall Best Managed Company in Asia" in FinanceAsia's 15th annual poll, which identifies Asia's leading companies and executives. In addition to winning the grand award of "Overall Best Managed Company in Asia", China Telecom also swept 7 other top awards. The full list is as follows:
China Telecom Ranked 144th in "The Forbes Global 2000" for the Year 2015
China Telecom ranked 144th in "The Forbes Global 2000" for the Year 2015, which was based on a composite ranking from four metrics: sales, profits, assets and market value.
China Telecom Corporation Limited was honoured with the following corporate governance grand awards in "Asian Excellence Recogniti on Awards 2015" organised by "Corporate Governance Asia", a leading regional journal on corporate governance:
China Telecom was voted, for the second year in a row, the coveted Grand Prix for Best Overall Investor Relations for Large-cap Companies at IR Magazine Awards - Greater China 2013 by investors. In addition, based on IR Magazine’s annual surveys of investors and analysts for its awards in the US, Canada, Europe, Greater China, South East Asia and Brazil, China Telecom was ranked No. 5 in The Global Top 50 and was the only Asian company among the top 10 companies. China Telecom further attained five awards at IR Magazine Awards - Greater China 2013:
China Telecom Corporation Limited was voted by leading equity analysts "No.1 Best Managed Company in Asia", across all industries at the "Best Managed and Governed Companies - Asia Poll 2014" by Euromoney, a leading international financial magazine. In the individual categories, China Telecom was also ranked as "No.1 Most Convincing and Coherent Strategy in Asia", "No.1 Best Corporate Governance in Asia", "No.1 Most Accessible Senior Management in Asia", "No.1 Most Transparent Accounts in Asia", "No.1 Most useful and informative website in Asia", "No.1 Best Managed Company in Telecommunications Sector" and "No.1 Best Managed Company in Hong Kong". Euromoney's "Best Managed and Governed Companies - Asia poll 2014" is one of the most reputable polls in Asia. This is the 15th year of the event and is highly recognized by capital market participants. This year the Poll is based on a survey of 93 leading equity analysts at the largest investment banks and research institutes in Asia Pacific region who were asked to name which companies were the most impressive across a number of factors including management accessibility, accounting transparency and corporate governance procedures amongst others. Honoured with these highly regarded awards, it demonstrates that investment managers, analysts and capital market participants affirm China Telecom's excellent management performance and corporate governance with high recognition for the leading standard of its execution capability and transparency in Asia.
China Telecom Corporation Limited's 2012 Annual Report won gold awards in the 2013 International ARC Awards and Vision Awards Annual Report Competition by The League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP). "International ARC Awards" is the world's largest and independent international competition honoring excellence in annual reports and corporate communications. "International ARC Awards" is branded as the "Academy Awards of Annual Reports" according to the financial media. Judging is based on the values of creativity, clarity, effectiveness, and excellence of the annual reports. It was the 27th annual competition. The League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) 13th Vision Awards is one of the world's most influential annual report competition. All entries were judged by experienced media professionals, based on the overall impression, cover design, chairman's statement, report narrative, report financials, creativity, message clarity and information accessibility of the annual reports.