JD.com: Making a Case for Sustainable Development, Social and Environmental Responsibility

D.com is the largest online retailer in China, with the countries title of largest internet company by revenue. The company’s market size has enabled it to be the trendsetter on online shopping. The company endeavors to continuously maintain and improve its obligation to quality, authenticity and product diversity. Jingdong is unrivaled globally in its delivery systems efficiency, covering a population of more than a billion people.

As China’s leading tech-driven e-commerce and retail infrastructure, the company has received an honor for its use of unique cloud-native open source technology. In addition to its contribution to cloud-native source projects being recognized, most recently by CNCF top end user 2018 award. The award comes a few days after the award of the 2018 SEAL Business Sustainability Award. Commitment, leadership, and environmental savviness have helped JD.com rank highly among the global companies.

The company’s corporate social responsibility team has been implementing programs to aid sustainable development. It is through the approach of these initiatives that its product creation, packaging, sale, and delivery aims towards leaving a positive and lasting impression on the environment and society. The award takes into account sustainability, nature of environmental achievements and leadership in its ranking criteria.

In receiving this award, Jingdong joins a prestigious clique of companies previously recognized that include; Apple, Nike, Samsung, Impossible Foods, and Seventh Generation. As part of its cause, the company has been using a multi-pronged approach that includes: a sustainable platform, lasting commitment to protecting the environment, alleviation of poverty, social innovation and education. The company has set up its agenda around its responsibility to the continuous betterment of the society.

Noteworthy is the score that the company received for its recycling initiative which was the highest possible for environmental impact. The programs impact metrics taking into account an impressive 47 cities in China, over 1 million clothing articles and more than 400,000 toys recycled.

JD.com outreach uses advanced technology and networks of self-developed logistics supply chains, reaching 99% of the population in China. Technological innovativeness and its vast infrastructure are used to make a positive contribution to society. Click here