SHANGHAI, Dec. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- FinVolution Group ("FinVolution," or the "Company") (NYSE: FINV), a leading fintech platform, today announced that it has received a "low risk" Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating from Sustainalytics for the second consecutive year, placing the Company's ESG performance among the top 15% of its industry peer group.
Sustainalytics' ESG Risk Ratings measure the degree to which a company's economic value is at risk driven by ESG factors or, in other words, the magnitude of a company's unmanaged ESG risks. Covering more than 16,000 companies, Sustainalytics provides the widest coverage of analyst-based ESG Risk Ratings in the market. Based on scoring across a broad range of categories and metrics, FinVolution was designated as "low risk" by Sustainalytics' ESG Risk Rating system.
Mr. TieZheng Li, Deputy Chairman and President of FinVolution, commented, "We are very proud that our ESG efforts are recognized by Sustainalytics once again this year, a compelling testament to our visions, policies and practices of sustainability. Committed as always, we strive to promote all aspects of ESG in our operations, including corporate governance and behavior, data privacy and security, human capital development, environmental protection and corporate social responsibility. Moving forward, we will continue to enhance our ESG engagement, redoubling our efforts to propel sustainable development while also creating long-term value for our stakeholders."
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About FinVolution Group
FinVolution Group is a leading fintech platform in China and internationally connecting underserved borrowers with financial institutions. Established in 2007, the Company is a pioneer in China's online consumer finance industry and has developed innovative technologies and has accumulated in-depth experience in the core areas of credit risk assessment, fraud detection, big data and artificial intelligence. The Company's platform, empowered by proprietary cutting-edge technologies, features a highly automated loan transaction process, which enables a superior user experience. As of September 30, 2022, the Company had over 154.3 million cumulative registered users.
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