【For Immediate Release】
30 November 2021
Yuzhou Group (01628.HK) Was Awarded the "ListCo Excellence Awards
2021" for the Fourth Consecutive Year
(30 November 2021, Hong Kong) Yuzhou Group Holdings Company Limited ("Yuzhou Group" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group", stock code: 01628.HK), one of China's top 40 real estate enterprises, is pleased to announce that the Company was awarded the "ListCo Excellence Awards 2021" for the fourth consecutive year, reflecting the capital market's recognition of the Company's long-term stable development.
Yuzhou Group (01628.HK) Was Awarded the "ListCo Excellence Awards 2021" for the Fourth Consecutive Year
As the only Mainland China-Hong Kong cross-platform financial media award, the "ListCo Excellence Awards 2021" is organised by am730, PR Asia and iFeng.com Hong Kong Stock, with fund managers, senior stock commentators and equity analysts as judges. In addition, in line with the global financial community's focus on sustainability, Deloitte China was invited to be the intellectual partner for this year's award, providing analysis and benchmarking of ESG reports, which is a valuable reference for investors. The fact that Yuzhou Group has won the award again is a testament to the recognition of the Company by the financial media and professionals in both regions.
Adhering to its development strategy of "Leading with Locality Development", Yuzhou Group continues to strengthen its presence in the six core metropolitan areas in Yangtze River Delta, Bohai Rim Region, West Strait Economic Zone, Central China Region, Guangdong- Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and Southwest Region, and continues to improve its
sales, achieving quality growth with its solid business capabilities. At the same time, the Group adheres to the development concept of "Building Cities with Heart, Building Homes with Love", adheres to the long termism, pursues lean development, develops high-quality projects with ingenuity, and creates ingenuity with heart, presenting customers with quality, warm and cultural Yuzhou products.
Yuzhou Group has been adhering to its philosophy of low-carbon environmental protection and green development for many years, placing great emphasis on sustainable development, striving to improve its ESG controls, actively responding to the country's "peak carbon emission and carbon neutrality" target, building green projects with craftsmanship and increasing the practice of green construction, striving to build ecological communities where people and nature live in harmony, and creating value for the environment and society. In 2021, the Group achieves an energy-saving rate of over 60% in new projects, with proportion of solar water heating system greater than 70%, and proportion of rainwater reuse system greater than 90%, green building area accounted for approximately 80% of landbank area, while adopting a number of green technologies, such as prefabricated construction technology, Building Information Modelling, sponge city design, intelligent integrated system to promote green development.
Since the first independent release of the annual ESG report in 2016, the Group has continued to improve its ESG management mechanism to guide the future development of the Group with standards higher than the industry. After the establishment of the Sustainable Development Committee in November 2020, the Group has continued to formulate a series of environmental protection policies and measures, implement green development, and promote the construction of ecological civilization. In June 2021, Yuzhou Group was given
ESG Rating by MSCI again, ranking in the top among the Chinese properties companies.
While Yuzhou Group was continuously practicing the concept of green development, Yuzhou Group sized up the situation, comprehensively integrated and upgraded green technologies and green financial tools and took the initiative to launch a green financing framework among the industry. In August 2020, Yuzhou Group issued its first green senior notes in an aggregate principal amount of US$300 million in the international market, and the total amount of US$882 million offshore bonds issued since then were all green senior notes, which was the hot favorite of capital and recognized by investors.
Mr. Lam Lung On, J.P., the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yuzhou Group stated, "Adhering to the concept of "From the Community, For the Community", Yuzhou Group is committed to achieving a sustainable business model and building an ecological community in which people and the environment are harmoniously integrated. In the future, we will always pay more attention to the integration of sustainable development with green project development, environmental protection and corporate governance, and actively respond to
the national goal of "carbon neutrality" and the national development policy of a low-carbon economy, to achieve profit-oriented and quality growth."
About Yuzhou Group Holdings Company Limited (01628.HK)
Established in 1994, Yuzhou Group is a property developer headquartered in Shanghai and Shenzhen with a national foothold. Adhering to its strategy of Cultivating in Regions Leading the Market, Yuzhou Group strives to develop residential and commercial properties which align with market trends in first- and second-tier cities. As at 30 June 2021, the Company had over 179 projects under various stages of development in 39 cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Nanjing, Hefei, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Foshan, Huizhou and Hong Kong and so on. The total GFA under construction and held for future development is 22 million sq.m., and the total salable resources is approximately RMB442.8 billion, accounting for about 37.5%, 15.0%, 21.7%, 10.1%, 8.7% and 7.0%, respectively in the Yangtze River Delta Region, West Strait Economic Zone, Bohai Rim Region, Guangdong- Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, Central China Region and Southwest Region. Renowned for its distinguished product quality, diversified product portfolio, strong brand awareness and seasoned management team, Yuzhou Group has been named "Top 100 China Real Estate Enterprises" for 13 years in a row; and Top 50 China Real Estate Enterprises from 2011 to 2020. Yuzhou Group was selected as the Hang Seng Composite LargeCap&MidCap Index Constituent Stocks, Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, and included in the constituents of MSCI China Index, Hang Seng China High Dividend Yield Index, Hang Seng Large-Mid Cap Value 50 Index, Hang Seng Large-Mid Cap Value Tilt Index and Hang Seng Large-Mid Cap (Investable) Index. Yuzhou Group was rated as "BBB" by MSCI ESG Ratings, ranking the top among Chinese Properties Companies.
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Yuzhou Group Holdings Company Limited (01628.HK)
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