Recognition & Awards

China Unicom was voted again by professional investors and analysts as “Asia’s No.1 Best Managed Telecommunications Company” in “Asia’s Best Managed Companies Poll 2019” organised by FinanceAsia, an authoritative financial magazine. In addition, China Unicom was honoured with the award of No. 1 Best Growth Strategy in China.

The excellent recognitions mark the endorsement by professional investors and investment analysts of China Unicom’s continuous enhancement in strategy execution and leading standard in corporate governance in Asia. In particular, the Company deepened the execution of the Strategy of Focus, Innovation and Cooperation and proactively advanced Internet-oriented operations. The mixed-ownership reform has powered up the Company with differentiated advantages, bringing notable enhancements in the quality and efficiency in development and in corporate vibrancy. China Unicom would like to sincerely thank its investors and the investment community for their kind support and the great vote of confidence.

China Unicom's 2018 Annual Report (print version and online version) has been honoured with top accolades in international competitions:

  • Won Grand award and 2 Gold awards in International ARC Awards 2019.
  • Won 4 Gold awards in "Vision Awards" by the League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP).
  • Won 2 Gold awards in International w3 Awards.

International ARC Awards is the world's largest and independent international competition, which is also branded as the "Academy Awards of Annual Reports" according to the financial media. Judges come from around the globe to participate in the ARC jury panels.

LACP's annual report competition is one of the world's most influential annual report competition. All entries were judged by experienced media professionals. This year's competition drew an unprecedented number of submissions.

The W3 Awards recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind award winning websites, videos and marketing program. Over 5,000 entries from around the globe participated in the competition.

China Unicom ranked 262nd by revenue in “Fortune Global 500” for the year 2019

China Unicom’s website (https://www.chinaunicom.com.hk) was honored with the “Grand award – Websites” in both the “Mercury Awards 2018/2019” & “Astrid Awards 2019”.

The international “Mercury Awards” honors the most illustrious and creative corporate communication work. Since the “Mercury Awards” was established in 1987, it is a famous and independent competition honoring outstanding achievement in professional communications. This year, 612 entries were received from 17 countries for the “Mercury Awards” and the Grand Awards were selected from the top scoring gold winners in each category.

The international “Astrid Awards” honors outstanding achievement in corporate design. Since the “Astrid Awards” was established in 1991, it is a famous and independent competition honoring outstanding achievement in design communications. Over 405 entries were received from 13 countries worldwide in 2019 and the Grand Awards were selected from the top scoring gold winners in each category.

China Unicom ranked 251st in "The Forbes Global 2000" for the year 2019, which screened for the world’s largest public companies in four metrics: sales, profits, assets and market value.