Value Partners Group named Outstanding ESG Performer of the Year
We are pleased to announce that Value Partners Group Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 806) was named as the Outstanding ESG Performer of the Year – Listed Company (Gold Award) at the ESG Achievement Awards 2021/2022, organized by the Institute of ESG & Benchmark. The co-organizer and major sponsor of the awards are the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia and Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited, respectively.
The Outstanding ESG Performer of the Year award recognizes Value Partners’ dedicated work and outstanding performance in Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) practices and initiatives, which are part of the Company’s core values for long-term development. The five key criteria that the jurors considered included our Group’s sustainability strategy, corporate governance, social and environmental impact and practices, and overall disclosure and communication.
Value Partners is one of the few Asian independent asset managers that has successfully incorporated ESG factors into its investment process. Value Partners is committed to developing its ESG capabilities, as Responsible Investing is an intrinsic part of the Group’s investment process to mitigate risks and identify opportunities for its shareholders and investors. In July 2019, the Group became a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (“UNPRI”) and is committed to actively support and promote responsible investment initiatives in the markets that it operates.