On December 22, 2022, “Digitalization Boosts with Market Trend” Investor Relations Innovation Summit for Listed Companies 2023 and the 6th China Excellence IR Awards Ceremony was grandly held, and COSCO SHIPPING Energy (600026.SH; 01138.HK) was honored with the “Best Shareholder Relations Award”. The award shows the recognition of the capital market for COSCO SHIPPING Energy.
Jointly hosted by Roadshow China and its sub-brand Excellence IR, the “China Excellence IR Awards” is the only annual award in China focusing on investor relations practitioners and excellent investor relations projects of listed companies. Now in its 6th year, the awards have become one of the most influential accolades in investor relations of listed companies within China. The China Excellence IR Awards aims to acknowledge the IR team that has won wide recognition and support from shareholders in terms of shareholder return, shareholder communication and shareholder services in 2022.
This year, nearly 500 listed companies submitted their materials for competition of the awards. Applicants are evaluated in terms of disclosure quality, corporate value, corporate governance, ESG practices, capital market communication and innovative IR practices, combined with IR questionnaire scores, online voting and institutional review.
As a listed company in both Shanghai and Hong Kong, COSCO SHIPPING Energy attaches great importance to the demands of domestic and overseas shareholders. This year, the company has actively conducted performance presentations, brokerage strategy meetings, investor research, centralized roadshows of listed companies and joint roadshows of peers through a combination of online + offline forms, with 4,100 investor exchanges covering small and medium-sized investors. In the communication with investors, the company keeps an objective and frank attitude, helps investors understand the company's situation in all aspects, guides them to focus on the fundamentals of the company and the industry as rational and long-term value investors.
In the future, COSCO SHIPPING Energy will continue to accept suggestions of the capital market on the development of the company, so as to continuously improve our ability to create value and return for shareholders. As a market player, we will also actively contribute to the development of a valuation system of the capital market with Chinese characteristics and a more fair, transparent, and efficient operation of the capital market.