The issue

How can investors see the reality of ESG profiles around the world in complex industries like logistics?

The outcome

That engagement led to ZTO’s first English language ESG report – an action that saw others in the highly competitive Chinese logistics industry follow suit – as well as a ratings upgrade with one of the agencies.

In this video we hear from Terence about that initial engagement as well as from portfolio manager Lynda Zhou and ESG analyst Jingmin Hu as they visit the company's distribution hub in Shanghai. There they see firsthand the immense scale of ZTO's operations and talk to senior executives about the company's latest efforts to improve its ESG credentials.

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