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Launched by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) in 2002, the Caring Company Scheme (the Scheme) aims at cultivating good corporate citizenship. It is specifically geared to building strategic partnerships among businesses and non-profit organisations to create a more cohesive society.


Besides cultivating corporate social responsibility, the Scheme also endeavors to promote partnership between the business and the social welfare sectors. Through cross-sectoral activities and exchanges, the two sectors can get to know and understand each other and develop community projects matching with community needs.


In 2014/15, 2,960 companies and organisations were awarded the Caring Company logos/ Caring Organisation logos. This is an indication that local companies and organisations recognise the importance of corporate social responsibility, and that more of them are willing to take up that responsibility to care for the community.


To build a cohesive society by promoting strategic partnerships among business and social service partners and inspiring corporate social responsibility through caring for the community, employees and the environment.



  • To raise public awareness of good corporate citizenship demonstrated by the business and public sectors and their contribution to a caring community
  • To motivate strategic partnership initiatives among the public, business and charitable organisations
  • To recognise organisations which demonstrate good corporate citizenship


About the Organiser

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service is an umbrella organisation of over 400 Agency Members which provide over 90% of the social welfare services in Hong Kong. Its vision is to build a welfare sector that is highly accountable, efficient, effective and responsive to social needs, upholding the long-term sustainable development of society and the well-being of our citizens. Through the Caring Company Scheme, HKCSS fosters business and social service organisations to work together with key focuses on:

  • providing cross-sectoral dialogue opportunities for better understanding of community needs
  • facilitating networking and matching potential partners
  • educating the public about CSR and its impact on the community
  • providing training and tools to build capacity for partnership
  • recognising achievement in cross-sectoral partnership