The Group takes an active part in fulfilling the corporate social responsibility. We strive for getting ourselves involved in the local community and extending our reach to the people in need.
1. Involvement in Community
The Group has been passionate about contributing to the community in which we operate. We cherish the opportunities to engage with the stakeholders affecting by our work. It is believed that through involving in the community, we can understand more about the stakeholders’ needs and allow our construction projects to be in harmony with the community for the betterment of the people in Hong Kong. The Group has adopted a wide diversity of waysinitiatives to increase our involvement in the community.
2. Achieving Harmony in Community
We have made consistent efforts in the “Harmony Community Program”. It aims to foster stronger ties with the local community and minimize the adverse effects brought about by our construction projects. The program lets our staff stationed at the project sites in the 18 districts of Hong Kong to serve the community by participating in a wide range of volunteering projects so as to extend our reach to the people in need and improve the living environment in the districts. The Group has greatly strengthened communication with various stakeholders of the many project sites throughout Hong Kong’s 18 districts.
The Group has implemented the “Harmony Community Programme” in 2014, which mobilized the frontline staff at its sites located all Hong Kong’s 18 districts and launched more than 50 corporate social responsibility activities. These activities not only conveyed care for their neighbors, but also instilled a positive and harmonious working environment to the staff as well.
3. Collaborating with NGOs
The Group has cooperated with many NGOs. in which St. James’ Settlement is a case in point. We organized a “Love in Art—Building Strength, Sharing Dream” program with volunteering support and received HK$300,000 donation. It aims to benefit the children with special learning needs or those children from low-income families. Through the activities, we also intend to strengthen the ties between the two generations–children and the elderly.
4. Donating to Charity
Chun Wo understands that charity plays a key part in providing assistance and help for the needy in society. Monetary support has been offered for a number of worthy causes. The beneficiaries included The Community Chest of Hong Kong, Oxfam Hong Kong, and the Funds operated for the construction industry, including The Lighthouse Club Hong Kong Benevolent Fund, Construction Charity Fund,etc.
Apart from that, we believe the power to change lives lies with the community.
Lifewire was set up by Chun Wo in 2014 which is the first crowdfunding platform for children’s healthcare in Hong Kong providing financial support to those children who have medical needs. We bring together patients, charities, donors and medical experts into a tightly-knit community. Every cause is checked and verified by Lifewire to ensure donations are utilized in the most proper place.
In addition, Lifewire website offers different sorts of content, including health news, social issues and popular bloggers’ sharing on medical information and family life.
For more details, please go to http://lifewire.hk/
5. Charitable Photo Exhibition
“CONNECTION” Charitable Photo Exhibition has been successfully held on 11 to 17 June 2015, it brings together not only people in need, but also the community as a whole; we think that connecting people is the core of what the members in the construction industry do. Construction means joining constituent parts of a building or structure. It is indeed the creation of an environment in which people can enrich their lives by connecting with others.
This charitable photo exhibition will raise funds for Construction Charity Fund and Lifewire. Construction Charity Fund is a compassionate charity fund to provide immediate financial assistance and condolence to families and workers who lost their lives in construction-related accidents while Lifewire is a crowdfunding platform set up by Chun Wo to financially support children who have medical needs. 50 % of the fund raised from this exhibition will be donated to Construction Charity Fund while another 50% will be for Lifewire.
“CONNECTION” aims to enhance public impression on the construction industry through displaying 92 photos taken at twenty-two Chun Wo’s construction projects by Ming Thein, a renowned international photographer. There are altogether 5 photo galleries in our exhibition, namely People, Scale, Details, Results and 12 Photographs taken by Ir Dr. Derrick Pang, Deputy Chairman of Chun Wo Development Holdings Limited.
Over $2,000,000 donation was generated in support of these two beneficiaries. Chun Wo believes that the power to change lives lies with the community where part of the fund raised by “CONNECTION” can be utilized to create a tightly-knit caring community.
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6) Caring Company
With the nominations from St. James’ Settlement, habitat for Humanity in Hong Kong, HKYWCA, Senior Citizen Home Safety Association, Caritas and Youth Outreach, Chun Wo is proud to have been awarded the 10 Years Plus Caring Company Award for 2014/2015. This I the tenth consecutive year that the Group has earned this recognition. Chun Wo was vetted for its endeavors in volunteering, being employee-friendly, caring for the environment and mentoring its employees. As we realize the importance of extending our reach to the community, we have been showing our care to the people in need. Having garnered this award is a milestone as well as motivation for us to continue with our consistent efforts in community involvement.
7) Hong Kong Corporate Citizenship
Chun Wo was awarded the “Hong Kong Corporate Citizenship” logo in December 2014. This program aims at encouraging corporations in Hong Kong to integrate good corporate concepts into their business operations and promote sustainability of the economy and environment. This logo is the recognition of the Group and our colleagues’ continuous efforts in pursuing the right direction for CSR.