Recently, the results of “Top 20 Chinese Pharmaceutical Listed Companies in ESG Competitiveness in 2023” series ranking were released. This activity was jointly launched by Healthcare Executive(“E药经理人”) and a leading independent corporate social responsibility consulting agency in China. China Medical System (“CMS”), with its years of efforts and outstanding performance in ESG management, was awarded the title of “Top 20 Chinese Pharmaceutical Listed Companies in ESG Competitiveness in 2023”.
With the core evaluation dimensions on companies’ ESG transparency and management performance, the “Top 20 Chinese Pharmaceutical Listed Companies in ESG Competitiveness” aims to select representative pharmaceutical listed companies in sustainable development management, providing benchmarks for the upgrade and sustainable development of China’s pharmaceutical industry.
As an active practitioner of sustainable development, CMS has established a scientific governance structure and a refined control system. The Group actively facilitates the profound integration of ESG concept into its macro strategies and business operations, aiming to achieve sustainable and high-quality development. CMS also takes the responsibility and mission of being part of the pharmaceutical industry. Focusing on unmet clinical needs, CMS efficiently develops differentiated and affordable innovative products jointly with global innovative forces, to benefit more patients.
With continuous investment in sustainable development over the years, CMS has gained widespread recognition for its ESG practices. The Group has received an “AA” for MSCI ESG rating, ranking in the top 26% among global peers. The Group’s S&P Global ESG score is 53, surpassing 92% of global peers, and it has been included in S&P Global’s first Sustainability Yearbook (China). Guided by its ESG strategy, CMS is committed to performing responsible operation and development, enhancing its internal management, while actively fulfilling responsibilities as a corporate citizen, to promote the healthy and harmonious development of the company, society, and environment.