China Mobile (CHL) has just released its CSR Report 2007, detailing the company's corporate social responsibility activities in China last year.
Wang Jianzhou, president of China Mobile, says that China Mobile continued to expand its core values of "working with high responsibility and pursuing perfection" in 2007. He said that China Mobile fulfilled its concept of corporate social responsibility and tried to realize harmonious growth between enterprise and industry, and society and the natural environment, by implementing its four major principles of "countryside, life, culture and green".
Through implementing its rural projects, China Mobile opened telephone service for 4676 administrative villages and 5367 natural villages in 2007, making communications service available to a total of 39784 administrative villages. During the year, the company also released over 1 billion pieces of information for up to 6 million farmers.
In 2007, China Mobile donated CNY50 million, and it also started the Love Foundation with the All-China Women's Federation. The report also details how the telecommunications company provided life and study aids to over 10,000 orphans whose parents had died of HIV/AIDS in China.