KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - March 1, 2019 - MetLife
Hong Kong* has been named a "Caring Company" for the
seventh consecutive year by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, in
recognition of the continuous contributions the company has made to the local
community. This achievement follows MetLife Hong Kong's multiple recognitions
for corporate social responsibility. MetLife Hong Kong has been honored with
the Corporate Citizen Award at the BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards for the
fourth year, and received the Corporate Financial Education Leadership Award
from the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong.
Mr. Lee Wood, Chief Executive Officer of
MetLife Hong Kong, said, "MetLife Hong Kong is committed to corporate social
responsibility through helping all members of the Hong Kong community.
Achieving this recognition year after year is solid proof of our continuous
efforts to promote a philanthropic philosophy in multiple areas, particularly
financial literacy, diversity and inclusion, as well as environmental
protection. Giving back to the society is an integral part of our corporate
culture, and we will continue to help people and the community navigate life
MetLife Hong Kong has made significant
contributions to the community not only through volunteer programs but also by
promoting financial literacy in Hong Kong. With the launch of a highly-engaging
digital platform, MetLife Discovery, people can understand insurance protection
in a simple and transparent way, enhancing the awareness of the general public
regarding financial planning. In addition to financial education, MetLife Hong
Kong is dedicated to supporting various corporate social responsibility
initiatives, including Treats' Cookie Workshop, Food Angel's Food Rescue
Program and the MetLife EcoChallenge. Employees who participate in volunteer
programs are granted one full day of paid volunteer leave each year.
Launched by The Hong Kong Council of Social
Service, the Caring Company Scheme aims to cultivate good corporate
citizenship. The "Caring Company" logo is bestowed on organizations
that demonstrate enduring efforts in caring for the community, their employees
and the environment.