JD.com, which is China’s preeminent retail and e-commerce infrastructure service company, announced that it would receive the 2018 SEAL Business Sustainability Award. This award is significant for JD.com because it puts them with an impressive group who have won this award in the past. Indeed, the SEAL Awards focus on a company’s environmental achievement regarding sustainability as well as their leadership when considering a company for this award nomination. This business sustainability recognizes the most sustainable companies across the globe.
JD.com joins other past honorees for this SEAL Business Sustainability Award like Seventh Generation, Impossible Foods, Patagonia, Apple, Nike and Samsung. Libo Ma is the head of JD.com’s corporate social responsibility.
JD.com has made a strong commitment to environmental causes as well as their extensive work regarding social innovation and the impact of this company’s Corporate Responsibility Program.
Over the past five years, JD.com’s CSR team has helped to galvanize their company, by hatching, then implementing programs that encourage sustainable development. Through these initiatives, every part of the JD.com footsteps, from the hatching of an item, to its packaging, sale, and delivery, is done with the plan that the firm’s impact on society and the environment will a positive, enduring and sustainable one.
JD.com has sustainable e-commerce platforms, which uses the company’s technological advances concerning its supply chain network and self-developed logistics that can reach almost all of China’s population.
Matt Harney is the founder of these SEAL Awards. He noted about JD.com’s achievements concerning their recycling initiative that the company received the highest score regarding its environmental impact from Harney’s judging panel.
JD.com’s recycling program includes metrics, which were noted to cover approximately 47 cities in China. JD.com recycled 1 million items of clothing as well as 400 thousand-plus toys being recycled. This was considered an astounding feat, as noted by Matt Harvey recently.
JD.com has proven that they have been quite successful at leveraging a large customer base as well as a logistics network to provide real, positive sustainability improvements for the earth.
This Chinese firm has applied cutting-edge technology and extensive infrastructure so that JD.com could be able to make significant contributions to disaster relief, the protection of the environment as well as education and poverty alleviation. The total value of contributions maxed out at RMB 700 million. Click here