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Environmental | Driving Green Development, Toward an Eco-friendly Ecosystem

  • Green Operation

  • Green Supply Chain

  • Green Digital Infrastructure

  • Green Empowerment

Green Operation

Near-term and long-term GHG emission reduction targets approved

700% ↑

YoY growth of increased PV power generation installed capacity

9.7% ↓

YoY decrease of absolute GHG emissions (scope 1&2&3) throughout the value chain

Green Supply Chain

Suppliers receiving carbon reduction audits

3.26% ↓

Decrease of carbon emission intensity of logistics and transportation

National Green Supply Chain Management Enterprise

Green Digital Infrastructure

Intelligent power-saving by wireless base stations

100% Green power generation

Full scenarios solar onsite + fuel cell

PUE lowered to 1.1

Liquid cooling data centers

Green Empowerment

Top industry collaborative partners

Yunnan Shenhuo Aluminium

90M+ kWh annual electricity savings

Angang Steel

1.9% Decline of energy consumption per ton production

Social | Tech for Good, Bridging Global Digital Divide

  • Supporting Employee Development

  • Building the Foundation of Digital Economy

  • Growing with Partners

  • Contributing to Global Community

Supporting Employee Development
144.7 hours

Average training duration per employee


Localization rate of overseas projects


Percentage of safety training for employees

Building the Foundation of Digital Economy

Number of patent families worldwide


Patent applications filed globally


Patents granted globally

Growing with Partners

CSR assessment for suppliers/subcontractors


Suppliers surveyed for conflict mineral procurement


Suppliers representatives participated in UN Women's training program for female employees

Contributing to Global Community

Global volunteer teams


Countries launching welfare programs


Vulnerable people served

Governance | Strengthening Governance, Building a Highly Resilient Organization

  • Digital Driven Evolution

  • Compliance in Operations

  • Social Credibility

  • BCM

Digital Driven Evolution
30% ↑

Production efficiency


Remote R&D efficiency

15% ↑

Customer transaction efficiency

Compliance in Operations

Compliance training


Countries passed the ISO 37001:2016 certification for anti-bribery management


Business partners receiving anti-bribery
compliance training

Social Credibility

Security tests pass rate achieved by ZTE Global Certification and Testing Center

The first to receive the NESAS CCS-GI certification

Passed the EU's ePrivacy and U.S. TRUSTe certifications


Joint BCM drills conducted in extreme scenarios


Key suppliers provided with BCM training

Secured the ISO 22301 certification for the BCM system

Our Initiatives

Honors and Reports

ESG Rating

CDP Sustainalytics EcoVadis S&P Global ESG Scores
CDP Sustainalytics EcoVadis S&P Global ESG Scores

ZTE has been recognized by CDP for its leading climate action efforts and earned a spot on its highest-ranking CDP A List, representing less than 2% of reporting companies.

CDP is a not-for-profit that runs the world's environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions. CDP 'A List' recognizes companies that have played a leading role worldwide in mitigating climate change through formulating robust strategy and taking bold actions.

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According to Morningstar Sustainalytics' ESG Risk Ratings, ZTE has consistently lowered its ESG risk ratings from 2021 to 2023, with scores of 22 (2021), 19.2 low risk (2022), and 16.1 low risk (2023).

Morningstar Sustainalytics' ESG Risk Ratings measure a company's exposure to industry-specific material ESG risks and how well a company is managing those risks. The rating scale ranges from 0 to 10,identifying five categories of ESG risk severity that could impact a company's enterprise value: Negligible (0-10), Low (10-20), Medium (20-30), High (30-40), Severe (40+). A higher score indicates higher risks faced by the company.

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From 2021 to 2023, ZTE's EcoVadis Sustainability Rating has shown a continuous improvement: 56 (2021), 63 (2022), and 68 (2023). In 2023, ZTE has seen its EcoVadis industry percentage ranking rising to the top 10%, earning the EcoVadis Silver Medal.

EcoVadis sustainability rating methodology is built on international sustainability standards, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000, covering 220+ spend categories and 180+ countries. The Sustainability Scorecard illustrates performance across 21 indicators in four themes: Environment, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics, Sustainable Procurement.

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From 2021 to 2023, ZTE's S&P Global ESG Scores have been continuously improving, reaching 31 in 2021, 34 in 2022, 39 in 2023 and was selected into the first release of S&P Global's Sustainability Yearbook 2023 (China Edition).

S&P Global ESG Scores measures a company's performance on and management of material ESG risks, opportunities, and impacts informed by a combination of company disclosures, media and stakeholder analysis, modelling approaches, and in-depth company engagement via the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). S&P Global ESG Scores' accurate assessments do not swayed by readily available data, while also playing a leading role in shaping the sustainability landscape by introducing new topics and advocating for improved standards and disclosure over time.

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    Participant of the UNGC

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    Member of the GeSI

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    Recognized as one of the First P2C Champions by ITU

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    Joining the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi)

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    Engaging in the United Nations SDG Digital events

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    Joining the United Nations Green Digital Action @COP28

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    Selected as constituent member of “HSSUSB” for the 12th year in 2023

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    Included in FTSE4Good Index Series for 8 consecutive years in 2023

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    Included in Forbes Top Female-Friendly Company List in 2022

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    Included in Fortune China ESG Impact List in 2024

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    Selected in UNGC Private Sector Cases for achieving SDGs in 2023

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    Named in China's Top 30 ESG Excellence Practices by China Media Group in 2023


2023 Sustainability Report

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