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The Summary Statistics Report of 2019/20

5,126 nominations received from 4,005 companies and organisations with 480 social service organisations. Over 30% of companies and organisations that proactively support and corporate social responsibility more than 10 years and 107 companies and organisations are more than 18 years.

Though:

  • 220,000 hours of employee volunteering;
  • Over 9,000 job opportunities and training offered to vulnerable groups;
  • Over 20% of companies and organisation using products from social enterprises and 5,000 purchases made which amount to around HK$7,200,000.
 

Total no. of awardees in 2019/20: 4,005

  • No. of awardees that published a stand-alone sustainability report: 186
  • No. of awardees that set up a charitable foundation in Hong Kong: 119
  • No of listed companies: 375

Statistics on the Caring Company Scheme (No. of awardees each year)

Total no. of awardees from 2002/03 to 2019/20

Total no. of awardees in 2019/20: 4,005

  • 1 Year:617[15%]
  • 2-9 Years:2,128[53%]
  • 10 Years:137[3%]
  • 11-14 Years:708[18%]
  • 15-17 Years:308[8%]
  • 18 Years:107[3%]

Statistics on the Nominators 2019/20

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Total no. of nominators in 2019/20: 480
Total no. of nomination: 5,126

Service Scope

  • Cultural, Recreational & Sports
    48[10%]
  • Labour
    20[4%]
  • Youth
    246[51%]
  • Children
    231[48%]
  • Community
    199[41%]
  • Education
    183[38%]
  • Elderly
    180[38%]
  • Rehabilitation
    78[16%]
  • International and Cross-boundary
    52[11%]
  • Health
    74[15%]
  • Environmental Protection
    75[16%]
  • Women
    111[23%]
  • Others
    128[27%]

Caring for the Community

Achievements in Caring for the Community

  • Volunteering
    2,966 (74%)
  • Giving
    3,475 (87%)
  • Mentoring
    1,141 (28%)
  • Employing the vulnerable
    1,391 (35%)
  • Procurement of products or services provided by social service organisations or social enterprises
    948 (24%)

Volunteering

YearApproximate total no. of hours of employee volunteeringNo. of awardees engaging in employee volunteering
2013/14 231,740 2,230
2014/15 180,710 2,445
2015/16 208,252 2,639
2016/17 213,884 2,838
2017/18 208,524 2,932
2018/19 219,895 3,147
2019/20 215,111 2,966

 

Mentoring

YearNo. of awardees sharing expertise with NGOs
2013/14 1,096
2014/15 1,092
2015/16 1,157
2016/17 1,147
2017/18 1,144
2018/19 1,216
2019/20 1,141

 

Employing the vulnerable

YearNo. of training and job opportunities offered to vulnerable groupsNo. of awardees providing training or jobs for vulnerable groups
2013/14 9,809 1,082
2014/15 8,153 1,043
2015/16 9,866 1,267
2016/17 9,637 1,245
2017/18 8,847 1,278
2018/19 10,352 1,464
2019/20 9,233 1,391

 

Supporting Social Enterprise

YearNo. of awardees using products from social enterprises
2013/14 557
2014/15 647
2015/16 690
2016/17 685
2017/18 764
2018/19 923
2019/20 948

 

Service Target in Volunteering

  • Children and Youth
    1,780[44%]
  • Elderly
    1,411[35%]
  • Family and Community
    1,125[28%]
  • Rehabilitants and Persons with disabilities
    954[24%]
  • New Arrivals
    223[6%]
  • Ethnic Minority
    102[3%]
  • Others (ie. Another’s, Street Sleepers)
    836[21%]

 

No. of awardees using products or services provided by social enterprises: 4,834

  • Retail Products
    301[32%]
  • Training
    160[17%]
  • Cleaning Service
    38[4%]
  • Catering Service
    266[28%]
  • Employee Assistance Programme
    93[10%]
  • Consultation Service
    111[12%]

Caring for the Employees

Achievements in Caring for the Employees


Around 80% awardees providing following facilities or policies for staff

  • Paid annual leave
    3,227[83%]
  • Paid sick leave
    2,727[70%]
*Going beyond the “Employment Ordinance”

Around 10% awardees providing following facilities or policies for staff

  • Parental leave
    400[10%]
  • Compressed work week
    395[10%]
  • Filial leave
    349[9%]
  • Parent-child seminars
    349[9%]
  • Child care support
    198[5%]
  • Elderly care support
    149[4%]

Facilities / policies significantly increased during 2018-2019

  • Allow lactation breaks for employees to express breast milk within a period of time after delivery
    1,261[2017/18] > 1,912[2018/19] ↑52%
  • Compressed working days
    246[2017/18] > 395[2018/19] ↑61%
  • Birthday leave for the employees
    744[2017/18] > 1085[2018/19] ↑46%

Other spontaneous creative practices

  • Retirement planning workshop
  • Parent-child birthday dinner
  • Study leave
  • Care support leave
    *Allowing the employee flexibly align the 12days annual leave, which could be used as care support
  • Bonus for academic excellence of child
  • Reward Scheme of keep-fit
  • Reward Scheme of cigarette quitting

Caring for the Environment

Achievement in Caring for the Environment

  • Implementation of environmental protection practices
    3,930 (98%)
  • Eco-friendly manufacturing processes
    2,803 (70%)
  • Reduce carbon emissions
    3,467 (87%)
  • Green Partnership
    1,238 (31%)
  • Environmental label or other recognition
    1,015 (25%)

  • No. of awardees attaining Environmental Label or other recognition
  • ISO
  • The Hong Kong Green Mark Certification Scheme
  • Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence
  • LCMP / LOOP

Around 50% awardees implementing the following environmental protection practices or policies

  • Provide Electronic Biling or Electonic Statement service
    1,631
  • Use of recycled / recyclable or environmentally friendly materials
    1,845
  • Use of recycled / recyclable literature and packaging
    1,842
  • Engaged staff and customers in reducing carbon emissions (eg. reducing business level)
    1,753
  • Used low-carbon equipment (eg. LED lights, hybrid cars and electric vehicles etc)
    2,664
  • Waste reduction and adoption of 4R policies to reduce, reuse, recycle and replace (eg. reduce paper usage, separation of waste or recycling)
    3,581

Around 30% awardees implementing the following environmental protection practices or policies

  • Manufacturing if products with minimal impact on the environment
    870[24%]
  • Integration of environmental-protection policies and measures into our business and have assigned a Green Manager or a designated business unit to oversee the environmental-management system
    965
  • Support the activity organised by Organisation / NGO
    978
  • Recycling of electronic / electric products which are harmful to the environment
    1,161

Other spontaneous creative practices

  • Besides the rest room, lights-out in office during one hour lunch time
  • Encouraging the reuse culture by implanting the online platform for second-hand products give-away in company website
  • Using the light sensitive device in the low usage frequency