China Telecom Corporation Limited

Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2019 ...
Organization Profile

China Telecom Corporation Limited ("China Telecom" or the "Company", a joint stock limited company incorporated in the People's Republic of China with limited liability, together with its subsidiaries, collectively the "Group") is a large-scale and leading integrated information services operator in the world, providing wireline & mobile telecommunications services, Internet access services, information services and other value-added telecommunications services primarily in the PRC. As at the end of 2017, the Company had mobile subscribers of about 250 million, wireline broadband subscribers of about 134 million and access lines in service of about 122 million. The Company's H shares and American Depositary Shares ("ADSs") are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Hong Kong Stock Exchange") and the New York Stock Exchange respectively.

CSR Mission

By adhering to the core philosophy of "comprehensive innovation, pursuing truth and pragmatism, people-oriented approach and creating shared value", China Telecom persists to incorporate corporate responsibilities into development strategy, daily operation and management activities. The Company also perseveres in the fulfillment of its responsibilities for the interests of stakeholders including the country, shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, peers within the same industry and the community, while committing to step on a responsible development path and continuously enhancing corporate comprehensive values.

Giving Guidelines

Summary & Eligibility:

China Telecom voluntarily participates in social welfare activities. The Company implements the measures on donation, under the principles of ‘voluntariness, clear accountability, action within capabilities, being honest and trustworthy’, supports the development of technology, education, culture, sports and health care through multiple ways, and helps the vulnerable, disabled and disadvantaged. The Company encourages its employees to carry forward the spirit of volunteerism, and actively participate in volunteering activities of various types.

The company safeguards the rights of employees, actively promotes employee growth, and cares employees’ lives. The Company practises the concept of green development, endeavours to build a green network, pushes forward green operation to effectively protect the environment.


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