NetEase Included in 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

  • NetEase is receiving this recognition from Bloomberg for a second time.
  • Recipients had been chosen primarily based on their progress throughout 5 pillars: management and expertise pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive tradition, anti-sexual harassment insurance policies, and exterior model.

HANGZHOU, China, Feb. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES and HKEX: 9999, “NetEase” or the “Firm”), one in all China’s main web and on-line recreation companies suppliers, at this time introduced that it has been named as a member of the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). This reference index measures gender equality throughout 5 pillars, together with management and expertise pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive tradition, anti-sexual harassment insurance policies, and exterior model.

NetEase is among the 5 firms from the Chinese language mainland to earn this distinction, marking the second time it has obtained the popularity since 2020.

The 2023 Gender-Equality Index includes 484 world firms with a mixed market capitalization of US$16 trillion. Headquartered throughout greater than 45 international locations and areas, member firms signify quite a lot of sectors, together with monetary, expertise, and utilities, which proceed to have the best firm illustration within the index from 2022.

“We’re honored to be acknowledged once more by the Bloomberg GEI for our dedication to gender equality, and to be included within the firm of a number of the most revered and extremely diversified firms all over the world,” stated William Ding, founder and CEO of NetEase. “We stay dedicated to persevering with the work of advancing equality, range and inclusion and constructing an organization the place individuals are handled with the respect and dignity they deserve. An inclusive office fuels creativity, innovation and growth and this honor motivates us to push ahead.”

At the moment, a good portion of NetEase’s administration positions are held by ladies. Females comprise 40% of NetEase’s board of administrators, larger than the 30% threshold advocated globally within the ESG group. As well as, with over 30,000 world staff, 37% of NetEase staff are feminine.  

“Congratulations to the businesses which can be included within the 2023 GEI,” stated Peter T. Grauer, Chairman of Bloomberg and Founding Chairman of the U.S. 30% Membership. “We proceed to see a rise in each curiosity and membership globally, reflecting a shared purpose of transparency in gender-related metrics.” For extra data on Bloomberg’s sustainable finance options, together with the GEI, please go to:

About NetEase, Inc. 

As a number one web expertise firm primarily based in China, NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES and HKEX: 9999, “NetEase”) gives premium on-line companies centered round content material creation. With intensive choices throughout its increasing gaming ecosystem, the Firm develops and operates a few of China’s hottest and longest working cellular and PC video games. Powered by industry-leading in-house R&D capabilities in China and globally, NetEase creates superior gaming experiences, evokes gamers, and passionately delivers worth for its thriving group worldwide. By infusing play with tradition and training with expertise, NetEase transforms gaming right into a significant car to construct a extra entertaining and enlightened world.

Past video games, NetEase service choices embody its majority-controlled subsidiaries Youdao (NYSE: DAO), China’s main technology-focused clever studying firm, and Cloud Music (HKEX: 9899), China’s main on-line music content material group, in addition to Yanxuan, NetEase’s non-public label shopper way of life model.

NetEase’s ESG initiatives are among the many finest within the world media and leisure {industry}, incomes it a distinction as one of many S&P International Business Movers and an “A” score from MSCI. For extra data, please go to:

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Ahead Trying Statements 

This announcement incorporates statements of a forward-looking nature. These statements are made below the “secure harbor” provisions of the U.S. Non-public Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. You may establish these forward-looking statements by terminology corresponding to “will,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “future,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “estimates” and related statements. As well as, statements that aren’t historic details, together with statements about NetEase’s methods and enterprise plans, its expectations relating to the expansion of its enterprise and its income and the quotations from administration on this announcement are or comprise forward-looking statements. NetEase might also make forward-looking statements in its periodic reviews to the U.S. Securities and Trade Fee (the “SEC”), in bulletins made on the web site of The Inventory Trade of Hong Kong Restricted (the “Hong Kong Inventory Trade”), in press releases and different written supplies and in oral statements made by its officers, administrators or staff to 3rd events. Additional data relating to these and different dangers is included in NetEase’s filings with the SEC and bulletins on the web site of the Hong Kong Inventory Trade. NetEase doesn’t undertake any obligation to replace this forward-looking data, besides as required below the relevant legislation.

Investor Enquiries:

Margaret Shi
NetEase, Inc.
[email protected] 
Tel: (+86) 571-8985-3378

Media Enquiries:

Zhang Mengqi
NetEase, Inc.
[email protected] 
Tel: (+86) 571-8985-2668

SOURCE NetEase, Inc.

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