In the early morning of October 27, Beijing time, Sina Technologies News, Alibaba's relevant directors said in social media today: "Hurun's casual ranking, forgive it, also forgive it." Officials at Alibaba pointed out that Ma Yun and Cai Chongxin's planned reduction of their stock holdings for public welfare in the past year was a necessary action to fulfill their public welfare commitments; China needed entrepreneurship with "national sentiment" and "world responsibility", but China did not need a rich list.
According to public information, as early as April 25, 2014, before Alibaba went to the U.S. IPO, Ma Yun and Cai Chongxin announced that they would donate 2% of Alibaba Group's total equity to set up a private trust fund to support environmental protection, health care and education development. And public welfare ecology.
In September 2017, Ma Yun and Cai Chungxin's Charity Foundation signed a 10b5-1 stock sale plan: within 12 months from October 2017, Ma Yun and Cai Chungxin will sell their respective stocks in accordance with pre-determined terms in order to reach a charity commitment. The stock they sell in the past year is precisely the implementation of this plan. It
Alibaba officials told reporters that the above commitments and plans have been made many times before the public disclosure. At the same time, Ma Yun and Cai Chongxin will continue to carry out such actions in the future in order to continue to fulfill their public welfare commitments.
Alibaba said it had never had any form of data exchange and fact checking with the Hurun team before the release of the Hurun Cash List. Alibaba has questioned the accuracy, professionalism and, in particular, social value of the Hurun List, which is one-sided about wealth and seriously lacks factual evidence.
The professionalism, accuracy and objectivity of the Hurun rich list have been questioned in recent years. Hu Run himself publicly told the media: "we can only ensure the accuracy of 60% to 70%." At the same time, he also admitted that in the list making process, from time to time by the rich invitation, and even direct delivery of money and other acts. As early as 2012, the media pointed out: "Hurun list oolong, the list has become a tool for making money." If accuracy and objectivity are not guaranteed, the Hurun rich list is hard to say what social significance is. Such
Alibaba's relevant officials told reporters: Hurun Rich List only focus on the wealth of the rich, ignoring entrepreneurship, causing misleading to the public. In the current social context of constantly calling for the promotion of entrepreneurship, it is difficult to say what social value, on the contrary, it has a negative impact on the promotion of private enterprise confidence, promote entrepreneurship.
Alibaba officials said: society does not need value distortion and inflated misleading "ranking table", do not need to imagine for their own private "rich list"; what is needed is the entrepreneurs who actually create wealth and employment opportunities for society, what is needed is entrepreneurs with "national feelings" and "the world to take on" entrepreneurs. Spirit. The relevant person in charge of the Alibaba responded:
China does not need the list of rich people. China needs entrepreneurship.
1. As early as April 2014, before Alibaba went to the U.S. for its IPO, Ma Yun and Cai Guangxin, vice chairman of the board of directors of the Alibaba Group, jointly announced that they would donate 2% of the Alibaba Group's total equity to support environmental protection, health care, education development and public welfare ecology. Such
In the past year, Ma Yun and Cai Chongxin, according to the plan to reduce their stock holdings for public welfare, is the necessary action to commit to public welfare. In order to fulfill their promise, Ma Yun and Cai Chongxin will continue to do so in the future, and we will make full disclosure every time. Such
2. The Hurun team did not have any form of data exchange and fact checking with us, and we were curious about the basis and origin of this "Hurun Cash List" and questioned the motivation to throw out this so-called "ranking list" at this time. It is hard for us to accept the list of "taking for granted".
3. Alibaba has always been committed to China's economic development, but also adhere to the advocacy and implementation of corporate social responsibility, committed to public welfare, environmental protection, poverty alleviation and other aspects of social feedback. China does not need value-distorted and pompous misleading lists, especially ones that mislead the public into provoking conflicts. What China needs is entrepreneurs who actually create wealth and employment opportunities for society. What China needs is Entrepreneurship with national sentiments and the spirit of the world.
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