HONOR Hosts Second ESG Sustainable Development Forum and Unveils ESG Report 2023

Global technology brand HONOR successfully hosted the second HONOR ESG Sustainable Development Forum at the Jianfu Palace Garden of the Palace Museum. The event, supported by organizations such as the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), and the China Association of Circular Economy (CACE), gathered diplomats, international organizations, industry associations, universities, and enterprises to discuss sustainability.

Key Highlights from the Event:

  1. ESG Report 2023 Unveiling: HONOR revealed its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report 2023. The report highlights progress in youth empowerment, technological initiatives for social good (Tech for Good), and green transformation.
  2. HONOR Talents Global Design Awards Exhibition: The exhibition, now at the Palace Museum, showcases HONOR’s commitment to empowering youth and preserving cultural heritage. It previously toured locations such as the UN headquarters in New York and Speicherstadt in Hamburg.
  3. Technological Innovations for Sustainable Development: HONOR’s ESG strategy covers seven key areas: Environmental Protection, Tech for Good, Privacy, Youth Empowerment, Supplier Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Employee Development, and Responsible Governance. CEO George Zhao emphasized the company’s dedication to human-centric sustainable development.
  4. Youth Empowerment through HONOR Talents Global Design Awards: Since its inception, the awards have attracted 25,000 submissions from over 40 markets and 240 universities. The 2023 Global First Place was awarded to Yuan Shi from CAFA for the interactive art installation “What’s Going on in the Stone.”
  5. Tech for Good Initiatives: HONOR focuses on developing human-centric technology. By 2023, the company had implemented 26 projects to aid the elderly and those with visual and hearing impairments, benefiting millions with features such as AI subtitles and screen reading.
  6. Commitment to Environmental Sustainability: HONOR aims for carbon-neutral operations by 2045 and has begun integrating clean energy, which accounted for 8% of its usage in the first year. The company has also reduced greenhouse gas emissions through green manufacturing and packaging innovations.
  7. Recognition and Certifications: HONOR’s green initiatives have led to 128 of its products receiving CQC environmental certification, and the HONOR Intelligent Manufacturing Industrial Park being recognized as a national-level green factory. Their efforts in reducing paper usage have saved the equivalent of 108 Masson pines.

HONOR’s 2023 ESG initiatives strongly commit to sustainability, innovation, and community engagement. With significant progress in environmental and social governance, the company continues setting tech industry benchmarks. For more information, visit HONOR’s official website and social media channels.

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