Canon Hong Kong Receives Caring Company 15 Years Plus Logo for the 17 Consecutive Years
Since last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge for all mankind. Canon Hongkong Company Limited (Canon HK) has been working closely with different charities. We listen and we always strive to fight the epidemic with the community by utilizing our imaging expertise and resources.
Since 2002, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCC) has launched Caring Company Scheme to honor the sustainable development contribution of company. This year, Canon HK has been honored with “Caring Company 15 Years Plus” logo for our continual commitment in the areas of “Caring for the Community”, “Caring for the Employees” and “Caring for the Environment” for 17 years. Proudly nominated by 8 organizations, it covers a wide spectrum from environmental education, support for disadvantaged group and teenager mental health. The 8 nominating organizations include (listed in no particular order):
- People Service Centre Limited
- Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong – Non Visual Photography
- The Green Earth – “Walk for The Green Earth 2021”
- Suicide Prevention Services – Regular Market Food Collection
- St James' Settlement – “Lunar New Year Food Donation Program”
- Vital Employee Service Consultancy - Christian Family Service Centre
- Image Pro, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals – “Photography Link YOUTH”
- World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong – The Removal of Mikania
Promoting strategic partnerships between the business community and social welfare sector, the Caring Company Scheme aims to promote business and social service sectors for good corporate citizenship promotion. This year, the number of getting Caring Company/ Caring Organisation logos reached 4,049; the corporate donations have also retained around HK$420 million. Compared with previous record, corporate volunteer activities have been reduced by 25% due to epidemic. Nevertheless, there are more than 160,000 hours of services, demonstrating the enthusiastic from the community during the epidemic.