On March 7, the 2023 Forbes China Sustainable Development Summit was held in Shanghai, at which the “2022 Forbes China Top 50 Sustainable Development Industrial Enterprises” list was unveiled. China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd. was inscribed onto the list.
Companies competing for the list were mainly evaluated in terms of green transformation and technological innovation. All those making the list are industry leaders with outstanding achievements in meeting the carbon peaking and carbon neutrality goals, advancing green transformation of industries, promoting conservation and emissions reduction, and safeguarding resource diversity.
China Shenhua focuses on exploring new ESG paths and models for energy-based central state-owned enterprises (SOEs), adheres to strategic thinking and global vision, and remains committed to green transformation and sustainable development. It goes to great lengths to build a strategy-led, rule-based, and digitalization-empowered ESG model that has a clear structure and a complete index system. It has deeply integrated external driving forces such as supervision requirements, ecological needs, and changes in the capital market with internal driving force of its own pursuit for high-quality, sustainable development, constantly enhanced its economic and social values, strengthened its core competitiveness, and activated its vitality. By doing so, China Shenhua provides reference for traditional energy industries and listed central SOEs to seek innovation in ESG paths and models.
In early 2023, Forbes China launched a survey on Chinese enterprises’ pragmatic ESG cases, involving nearly 100 leading companies in various industries. After several months of evaluation and assessment, China Shenhua was listed among the Forbes China Enlightening Cases of 2023 as one of the 20 most representative ESG cases.