Jul 10, 2023|

JD.com Recognized in S&P Global’s Inaugural “Sustainability Yearbook” (China Edition)


by Vivian Yang

JD.com is proud to announce its inclusion in S&P Global’s “Sustainability Yearbook (China Edition) 2023.” This recognition underscores JD.com’s unwavering commitment to corporate sustainability and positions the company as a leading force in empowering real economy enterprises through digital capabilities and industry expertise.

S&P Global released its inaugural Sustainability Yearbook (China Edition) on June 28, 2023. Published since 2008, the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook aims to identify and recognize companies across various industries that demonstrate exceptional performance and have a competitive advantage in sustainable development. This is the first year S&P Global has published a China edition, enabling companies in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau to understand their sustainable development performance in relation to their regional peers.

The Sustainability Yearbook identifies the top 15% of companies across various industries based on S&P Global’s ESG scores and grants different forms of recognition. S&P Global evaluated nearly 1,600 Chinese companies in 60 industries from its 2022 Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) and ultimately selected 88 companies from 44 different industries for its Sustainability Yearbook (China Edition) 2023.  Thousands of companies actively participate in the CSA, making S&P Global’s ESG scores insightful and comprehensive.

Guided by the value proposition of establishing a “Responsible Supply Chain,” JD.com consistently strives to elevate its environmental, social, and governance practices. In alignment with its long-term goals,  JD released its “35711 Vision” on June 18, 2023, pledging to create vast social value over the next 20 years. It also outlines ambitious goals to fulfill its social responsibility, including investing more than RMB 3 trillion yuan in salaries and benefits for frontline employees, empowering over 100 million farmers through the “March to Rich” initiative for rural revitalization, collaborating with 60 million small and micro-enterprises for digital transformation, establishing supply chain infrastructure services in markets accounting for 80% of the world’s economy, and achieving comprehensive carbon neutrality.

JD.com’s inclusion in S&P Global’s Sustainability Yearbook (China Edition) 2023 is a testament to the company’s exceptional performance in corporate sustainability. With its continued commitment to responsible practices and ambitious long-term vision, JD.com remains at the forefront of sustainable development, driving positive change in the real economy and making a significant impact on society. To learn more about JD.com’s sustainability efforts, we invite you to read the key takeaways from JD.com’s 2022 ESG Report.