On December 26, 2014, the award ceremony of “Innovation in China & International Influence – Hunt the Most Internationally-influential Chinese Brand” sponsored by the Xinhuanet was held in Beijing. Haier Group won the title of “the Most Internationally Influential Chinese Brand”.
On November 25, 2014, the China Youth Development Foundation holds the Honoring Ceremony for the 25th Anniversary of Project Hope in Beijing. Haier Group is invited to the meeting, and is awarded with the "Award for Outstanding Contribution to Project Hope" because of its long-term engagement in Project Hope and exploration of new model of public welfare in the Internet age. On behalf of the group, Diao Yunfeng, the Vice President of Haier Group, comes to the stage and accepts the award.
From Nov. 18th to 19th, 2014, the 2014 Phoenix Financial and Economic Summit cosponsored by PhoenixNet and PhoenixTV was held in Beijing. The sponsors specially presented “Reform Motivation Awards” to the individuals and organization that had made great contributions to China’s reform as a way to pay tribute to the leading thinkers who had played an influential role in the tide of reform and opening up. CEO Zhang won the “Reform Motivation Award•Entrepreneur of the Year”.
On 25th September, Fortune China officially published 2014 “the Most Admired Chinese Enterprises” ranking list. Alibaba, Baidu, Huawei, Tecent and Haier are the top 5 on the list. Moreover, the top 3 companies are Haier, Xiaomi Technology and Lenovo Group on the list of electrical and electronic industry.