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HSBC Living Business Award 2008 Winning Companies
With BEC as partner and assessor, the HSBC Living Business Award has been helping SMEs to become more competitive and productive by implementing socially and environmentally responsible business practices since its launch in 2004. Winning companies serve as fine examples to their peers, business partners, customers and the public that operating business responsibly is imperative to creating commercial success.


HSBC Living Business Award 2007 Winning Companies
With the support of Business Environment Council (BEC) and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), the HSBC Living Business Award is an annual award scheme recognising Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) which manage their business responsibly and sensitively with regard to employees and other stakeholders, the community and the environment to ensure long-term business success. It is the only award scheme of its kind focusing on corporate responsibility targeting SMEs in Hong Kong.


Hongkong International Terminals Ltd - Kwai Tsing District Youth Community Servcie Competition
The activity started with a group of students, who are long-serving and enthusiastic helpers in the Kwai Tsing District community services, form into groups and plan a series of community service projects, such as aiding the elderly, the mentally disabled, others in need of help and new arrivals in Hong Kong...


HIT - Kwai Tsing Road Safety Campaign
This campaign benefits the drivers, local residents and the authorities. Initiatives like these help to keep the vital issue of road safety on peoples' mind. It also reminds the many different companies sending vehicles in and out of Kwai Chung of the importance of careful driving...


Hongkong International Terminals Ltd - The Dock School Programme
Sharing the high regard for information technology has worked closely with a local school in developing a course for students to learn the foundations of web design. The course has been divided into three key areas ...


Airport Authority - Greening the Airport Using Food Wastes
A sustainability initiative designed to address both the challenge of food waste reduction in the Passenger Terminal Building and to promote local community involvement by inviting 120 pupils from local schools to take part in a farming competition making use of the food waste compost product...


Swire Properties Ltd- Community Ambassador Program
The Programme provides services at least once per month to those in need in the society. The primary service targets are the elderly and under-privileged children or families...


Shell Hong Kong Ltd - Shell LiveWIRE
As part of its contribution toward a more buoyant economy and ultimately develop more fulfilled individuals who can contribute in a meaningful way to HK's economy, Shell launched the LiveWIRE programme to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst young people in HK. To date, over 1,700 young people and 57 voluntary mentors have joint the scheme...


Sailing Boat Catering Management Ltd - Reusable lunch box for student meals
Realising the pressure on HK's landfill space, and foreseeing hundreds of thousands of students will be having meals at schools, Sailing Boat decided to switch from using one-off disposable lunch boxes to reusable plastic lunch boxes for their student meals in 1998. This switch was backed up by a simple but thorough analysis of the short and long term cost implications, and have been proved to be financially viable, good for company image and welcomed by customers as an extra education tool...


Haven of Hope Hospital - the first hospital in Hong Kong to obtain ISO 14001 certification for all hospital services (PDF File)
Environmental management is part of Haven of Hope Hospital's business strategy...


Hong Kong Housing Society - the first ISO 14001 certified housing development organisation in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Housing Society (HKHS) is a non-government organization, addressing the housing needs of low-to-middle income families with different housing schemes. As an important part of housing development, the HKHS places strong emphasis on environmental design, recreational facilities and landscaping for housing estates to improve the quality of life of the residents...


Schindler Lifts Uses ISO 14001 to Spearhead Environmental Initiatives and Win Client Environmental Award
Schindler Lifts, a member of the Jardine Group of Companies was certified to ISO 14001 in 2000. Since implementing its environmental management system the company has implemented a wide range of programmes including energy efficiency, environmental reporting, cleaner production, staff training and supply chain management. In 2002, the company received an environmental award from one of its major clients, the Mass Transit Railway Corporation...


HK Electirc: Applying oil-less equipments
To eliminate environmental impacts and fire hazards to the general public and its customers, HK Electric has been replacing its oil-insulated transmission and distribution equipment by the highly reliable oil-less (vacuum, air and gas insulated) ...

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