BEIJING, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("iSoftStone" or "the company" in below, NYSE: ISS), a leading China-based IT services provider, has been awarded as a "China Outstanding Corporate Citizen" for the fourth consecutive year. iSoftStone Executive Vice President, Mr. John Peng, received the award at the "International Forum of Social Welfare Innovations and Award Ceremony 2012" on behalf of the company.
The forum is co-organized by the Corporate Citizenship Committee of the China Association of Social Workers, the Finance & Economics Channel of CCTV, and the Tencent Charity Foundation. In its 8th year, it has been recognized as a top-level corporate citizenship competition in China. The committee has a comprehensive assessment on nominee companies to choose the best practices in giving back to their shareholders, employees, customers, vendors, the government and communities, and contributing to public benefit, as well as protecting the intellectual property rights.
iSoftStone has been committed to being a responsible corporate citizen for years. Its continuous efforts in social charity, environmental protection, community involvement, and job opportunity creation for the society have been well recognized. In 2010, iSoftStone donated to build up an elementary school in the remote rural area in Yunnan province, which is one of the most impoverished regions in Southwest China. The company donated a number of school facilities in past years, helping students receive their complete and quality elementary education. In May 2012, iSoftStone sponsored the 2nd Charity Golf Tournament, " One Heart, One China with iSoftStone," and donated all the RMB700,000 which was collected from the event to 18 poor families whose children suffer from a congenital heart disease. Also, iSoftStone U.S. employees participated in a series of community outreach activities, such as "Mad Hatter Walk" to support lupus patients, "Walk MS" to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis sufferers, "H4H Common Build Day" to help Habitat for Humanity organization and build houses for the poor, and more.
iSoftStone Chairman and CEO, Mr. T.W. Liu said, "We are very honored to be named as an Outstanding Corporate Citizen for four consecutive years. As a company, iSoftStone cares about our business performance. However, as a corporate citizen, helping the community resolve real problems and seek for sustainable development is of vital importance and value. iSoftStone will continue to be a responsible corporate citizen, and bring 'the Positive Energy' to the whole society."About iSoftStone iSoftStone (NYSE: ISS) is a leading China-based IT services provider, serving both Greater China and Global clients. iSoftStone provides an integrated suite of IT services and solutions including Consulting & Solutions, IT Services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services. Its comprehensive end-to-end service offerings support expansion in scope and scale of client engagements. iSoftStone focuses on key client industry verticals including technology; communications; banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI); healthcare; energy, transportation and public sector (ETP). For more, please visit www.isoftstone.com SOURCE iSoftStone Holdings Limited