Yili recognized for corporate social responsibility


Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd (Yili Group) has won national recognition for its corporate social responsibility practices, as revealed by the Blue Book of Corporate Social Responsibility 2020 which was released on Nov 13.

The blue book was released by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).

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CASS releases the Blue Book of Corporate Social Responsibility 2020 on Nov 13. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Yili was ranked first in the dairy industry in the social responsibility development index, and the Yili Group Sustainability Report was rated as five-star plus, the highest rating in the dairy industry.

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The Yili Group Sustainability Report gets rated as five-star plus. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Over the years, Yili has been making efforts in its social responsibility practices, and is committed to targeted poverty alleviation.

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The groundbreaking ceremony for Yili Modern Smart Health Valley is held in the Tumd Left Banner of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, on June 17. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Over the years, Yili Group has gradually explored a targeted poverty alleviation model of industrial bases, combined with the industrial characteristics of poverty-stricken areas, and helped lift people out of poverty through the development of planting and breeding industries. At the same time, Yili has actively carried out educational poverty alleviation and employment support.

For many years, Yili Group has focused on the industrial layout of poor areas. In 2020, Yili started the construction of a number of industrial cluster projects in Hulunbuir, Hinggan League, Bayannuur, Tongliao, and Ulaanqab, injecting new vitality into the fight against poverty.