JD.com is a leading e-commerce company in China. The company uses cutting-edge technology that drives its retail business infrastructure. The company recently released a corporate social responsibility report that indicated that it is ready to commit to measures that will bring global sustainability and social responsibility by giving back to the community. The CSR report indicates all the accomplishments that JD.com has had since 2013. It also underscores the significance of innovation, empowerment, and sustainability in workplaces. The report also shows in details how all the processes of creation, packaging, sale, and delivery of products are designed to bring sustainability, and far-reaching positive results to the environment and the global community.
One of the projects that are highlighted in the CSR report is the Green Stream Initiative and Recycling Program. JD.com has indicated that it has reduced waste and emissions and also encouraged its customers to adopt sustainable consumption methods. The companies have also utilized cutting-edge technology, self-made inventory and logistics network that allows consumers to link up easily with the organization for purchases, and speedy delivery of donated products to the intended recipients. The system is trackable such that a product can be identified at various stages of delivery. Such a process enables JD.com to create transparency and efficiency in Chinese philanthropy.
As the biggest e-commerce business in China, JD.com recognizes that they have a responsibility of providing they are more than 300 million active customers with a platform to do more than just purchase of products. Richard Liu, the founder, and CEO of JD.com realizes that he has a responsibility of ensuring that his business creates a positive impact in society. This is why the company is investing heavily in technology that will create new innovative ways of improving the relationship between employees, customers, and their different partners. Some of the highlights from JD.com’s corporate social responsibility report include: the company has facilitated over 2.4 million donations for over 600 charity programs. The company has invested in over 5000 new energy vehicles instead of conventional gasoline vehicles. Over 250 million meters of packaging tape have been saved through innovative initiatives. Also, the company has facilitated over 3 million products sourced from different parts of China to be supplied to the poorest counties in China.