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Outstanding Partnership Project


There are 3 adjudication SCOPES and a total of 21 CRITERIA under the Scheme. To qualify for the Caring Company or Caring Organisation Logo, all nominations must fulfil a minimum of 2 CRITERIA from EACH of the THREE SCOPES respectively:

Adjudication Scopes Description

Caring for the Community (Form 3A)
Partners with local social service organisations in community involvement projects, encourages staff to take part in voluntary work and invest resources initiatives for better community life, supports underprivileged individuals to enhance their employability, and enhances the viability of the community by sharing knowledge and skills with their partnering organisation.
  • Criteria 1: Volunteering
  • Criteria 2: Giving
  • Criteria 3: Mentoring
  • Criteria 4: Employing the Vulnerable
  • Criteria 5: Procurement of products or services provided by social service organisations or social enterprises
  • Criteria 6: Tough times collaboration (only applicable to this year)
Caring for the Employees (Form 3B)
Recognises its staff as important assets; devote top management’s time to listening to staff concerns and offers resources to improve staffs physical and mental health, achieving work-life balance.
  • Criteria 1: Recognises employees as an important asset
  • Criteria 2: Employee safety
  • Criteria 3: Employee wellness
  • Criteria 4: Employee family responsibility
  • Criteria 5: Work-life balance
  • Criteria 6: Well-established communication mechanism
  • Criteria 7: Benefits and Supports
  • Criteria 8: Related awards or other recognition
  • Criteria 9: Tough times together (only applicable in this year)
Caring for the Environment (Form 3C)
Works with local social service organisations or relevant government departments in order to reduce waste, save energy and improve air quality. Establishes mechanisms to ensure that production processes minimise negative impact on the environment and enable a sustainable life.
  • Criteria 1: Criteria 1: Successful implementation of environmental protection practices
  • Criteria 2: Eco-friendly manufacturing processes
  • Criteria 3: Reduce carbon emissions
  • Criteria 4: Green partnership
  • Criteria 5: Environmental Label or other recognition
  • Criteria 6: Tough times together (only applicable in this year)

*Please refer to the nomination form for detailed requirements of each criterion.
Click here to download the nomination form.

Special Categories

Outstanding Partnership Project Award
Outstanding Partnership Project Award
An eligible community partnership project should be developed by the nominee and at least one local charitable organisation, including its nominator, and implemented for more than one year with substantial outcomes. 

Below adjudication scopes are for your reference only:
  • All participating companies / organisations must also be nominated in “Caring Company Scheme 2021/22”.
  • An eligible community partnership project should be developed by the nominee and at least one local charitable organisation, including its nominator, and implemented for more than one year with substantial outcomes.
  • The themes of the community partnership projects are mainly related to social needs of community, such as Bringing Community Recovery”, “ Active Ageing Community”, “Environmental Sustainability”, “Community Mental Health”, “Family Solidarity”, “Diversity & Inclusion”, Others Special Themes
  • All entries should demonstrate an outstanding track record in the following areas:
    1. Sustainable solutions for meeting community needs
    2. Active involvement of all project organisers and partners, and investment in partnership relations
    3. Project is creative
    4. Ample resources invested by project organisers and partners
    5. Encouragement of employee participation
    6. Project outcomes/impacts
  • After reaching agreement with NGO partners, participants need to submit the project details of not more than 2,000 words to describe the partnership details. For example, it should include the division of labour in the project, volunteer training & management. Please click to download template.
  • Companies / organisations that have entered the final assessment stage will be invited to make presentations of their projects to the Interview Session & Final Adjudication Panel. The panel will select the winner(s) of the Outstanding Partnership Project Award accordingly.
  • The awardees shall participate in all award and publicity activities and share their practices.
  • Download the application form