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Recognitions and Ratings - 2017

Updated: 05 Sep 2017
HKEX has been rated highly or awarded by both local and overseas rating agencies or professional institutions in recognition of its achievement in corporate governance and CSR. The related recognitions and ratings granted to HKEX are set out below. It should be noted that the published corporate governance ratings, grades and evaluations reflect the opinions of those professional institutions/governance rating agencies and are not recommendations to buy, sell or hold any of HKEX's securities.
Recognition / Rating
Organisation Details
Caring Company Award
- 10 Years Plus
The Hong Kong Council of Social Service The Caring Company Scheme launched by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service recognises companies which demonstrate good corporate citizenship. The assessment criteria include caring for the community, caring for employees and caring for the environment.

HKEX received the Caring Company Award for the twelfth consecutive year in recognition of its good corporate citizenship, and can continue to use the Caring Company Logo from 1 March 2017 to 28 February 2018.

Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Global - Constituent Company

Forum ETHIBEL and Vigeo Eiris

The Ethibel Sustainability Index Excellence Global contains a variable number of shares from companies that are included in the Russell Global Index and display the best performances in terms of corporate social responsibility. Currently the index collects companies from Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

“Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing has been reconfirmed as a constituent of the Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Global since 20/3/2017.”

Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Index - Constituent Company Euronext and Vigeo Eiris Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Index distinguishes 120 companies from Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region achieving the most advanced Environmental, Social and Governance performances.

HKEX has maintained as a constituent company in the Euronext Vigeo Eiris World 120 Index as of June 2017.
FTSE4Good Index Series - Constituent Company FTSE International Limited  The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to identify companies that demonstrate strong environmental, social and governance practices.

HKEX has been recognised as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series since September 2005.
Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series - Constituent Company Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited The Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series, launched by Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited in July 2010, includes listed companies that have attained a high standard of performance in environmental, social and corporate governance aspects.

HKEX has been included as a constituent company in the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series since July 2010.
Hong Kong Investor Relations Association 3rd Investor Relations Awards 2017  Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA) The HKIRA Investor Relations Awards aims to recognise outstanding investor relations (IR) efforts made by companies and individuals and to promote best IR practices.

HKEX received a total of six awards, including the Best Investor Relations Company (Large Cap), in the HKIRA 3rd IR Awards 2017.  
SRP Asia Pacific Awards  Structured Retail Products Limited (SRP) HKEX has been recognised by SRP as the Best Structured Product and Derivatives Exchange, Asia-Pacific for 2017. 
The Asian Banker Financial Markets Awards 2017 The Asian Banker  HKEX and its solution provider have been awarded the Best OTC Clearing and Risk Management System Implementation of the Year at The Asian Banker Financial Markets Technology Implementation of the Year Awards 2017. HKEX and its solution provider received the award for the successful and timely delivery of a solution to become the first global clearing house to offer a clearing service for cross-currency swaps in US dollar – Off-shore Renminbi (USD/CNH) market.  
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