SHKP named Caring Company for 15th straight year
Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited (SHKP) and 87 related entities were recently named Caring Companies, with SHKP and seven subsidiaries including the Hong Yip Service Company, Royal Park Hotel and Royal Plaza Hotel earning the distinction for a 15th year and 61 entities for five or more years. SHKP fulfils its corporate social responsibility in the spirit of Building Homes with Heart and the accreditation is testimony to its care for the underprivileged and the wider community, as well as efforts to build a better society over the years.
SHKP invests in the community and cares for society. It promotes reading and holistic development through the SHKP Reading Club with a diverse range of programmes such as the coming multimedia reading platform for young people and Read & Share staging activities and providing reading incentives for free to local schools. SHKP additionally promotes healthy, sustainable living and this year will see the company stage a sixth SHKP Vertical Run for Charity and be the title and charity sponsors of Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon for a third year running. SHKP also cares for the less fortunate and young people. Its Building Homes with Heart Caring Initiative, Modern Apprenticeship Programme and the Social Inclusion for the Underprivileged initiative benefit the disabled, young people and disadvantaged families. The company also encourages its employees to volunteer for good causes to give back to society.
The Caring Company Scheme is meant to create a strong sense of corporate social responsibility by boosting business connections with the public and the social service sector. SHKP will continue as a socially responsible company by effectively using its expertise and resources to build a better Hong Kong and create long-term value for the community as a whole.