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When caring becomes the culture
CK Group companies were awarded more “Caring Company Logo” designations than any other corporate group in Hong Kong. Not only did the group receive a record 166 awards across subsidiaries but many companies were awarded 5, 10, 15 and even 20 Year Plus Awards for consecutive awards, demonstrating the CK Hutchison Group’s commitment to fostering “strategic partnerships between the business and social welfare sectors to promote corporate social responsibility and build an inclusive society”. This includes A.S. Watson which, in addition to receiving a 20 Year Plus Award, also received a Barrier Free Award and an Outstanding Partnership Project Award.
CK Hutchison Group Telecom (CKHGT) received approval of its near-term science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). SBTi is a collaboration between CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), enabling businesses to set ambitious emissions reductions targets in line with the latest climate science. CKHGT is committed to reducing its carbon footprint through actions such as sourcing more renewable energy, improving energy efficiency and working with suppliers to also reduce their carbon footprint in the supply chain. The process of continuous reduction of the company’s carbon output will include mapping out a plan for net-zero status by 2050.
Hutchison Ports Yantian showcased at the United Nations Climate Change Conference
Hutchison Ports Yantian received an invitation from the Yantian District Government to participate in the world’s largest gathering to address climate change concerns, the UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt late last year. Its presentation on resource husbanding and its efforts to build an environmentally friendly society included the Port of Yantian for its efforts in developing a leading international, green and low-carbon port operation.
The Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) has won the 2022 Energy Community Engagement Award at the South Australian 2022 Premier’s Awards in Energy and Mining. The accolade was given for the success of the engagement programme surrounding its Hydrogen Park South Australia project. AGIG co-designed the programme with the community, as the residents of Mitchell Park became the first in Australia to receive a hydrogen–natural gas blend into their homes. Schools and businesses in nearby suburbs will be the next to benefit from a blended solution when the project expands later in 2023.
Hutchison Ports FCP supports career development in the Bahamas
Hutchison Ports FCP participated in a local junior high school career fair, providing the latest maritime industry information to students exploring career opportunities in various sectors within the port industry in the Grand Bahamas. FCP also joined a government-led community initiative, “Labour on the Blocks”, offering assistance and advice to jobseekers who are interested in pursuing a career in the port business industry.
UK Power Networks (UKPN) is working with retired personnel and those who may retire in the future to transition into careers in the energy sector. Education and networking with contractors form part of the services that help UKPN to fulfil its commitment made as a signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant of 2015. Veterans, reservists and their family members got to hear from energy sector workers, including those who had entered the sector after their military service, at a special event held at the Imperial War Museum in London. This scheme provides a rich platform for veterans’ next careers whilst recognising the wealth of transferable skills and experience gained by those who have served in the military.