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  1. Companies from hazardous sector top the list as socially responsible

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Report's list of the most socially responsible businesses on the mainland. China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the major oil producer and the parent of Hong Kong-listed PetroChina, topped the list of biggest corporate givers and most socially responsible firms. Hurun, a Shanghai-based wealth-tracking firm, polled most of the mainland's top 500 enterprises. It said CNPC gave ...

  2. Raising awareness of corporate social responsibility

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Robert Hanson

    ... economically but the environment and society are suffering. At GIFT we are trying to balance the three. We help industry and government tackle environmental, social and political issues. That is how we ... a social goal. We do this by using traditional consultancy methods of research, analysis and reporting- all the things consultants do- but for social and environmental outcomes,' Dr Tang said. ...

  3. The business of doing good

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... vein, the school is also updating its approach to teaching corporate social responsibility (CSR). Recognising that the general public now views many leading players in the finance sector ... companies such as Sino Land or Hang Seng Bank. An executive provides supervision, and the project might look at local policy, co-operation with social services, or the most effective use of funds. ...

  4. Responsible investments worth their weight in gold

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Oliver Jones

    ... are called socially responsible investment (SRI) funds and put their money where their conscience is. They seek maximum returns while considering social values. They limit their investments ... have exploded in popularity and hold more than US$2.15 trillion in assets, according to the Social Investment Forum's 2003 Report on Socially Responsible Investing Trends in the US. ...

  5. social development

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the charity event hosted by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet? a. three-quarters b. two-thirds c. half d. one-third Think about 1 Do you think rich people have a social responsibility to give to charities? ...

  6. Response to debt problem attacked

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... such as the Security Bureau, the Financial Services Bureau, the Home Affairs Bureau, the Social Welfare Department and organisations such as the HKMA,' Mr Lee said. 'The administration has ... it was unacceptable for the administration to take almost three years to draft its response to the report. He questioned if the delay had been caused by the Security Bureau's focus on national security ...

  7. Social security tax on expats may boost local hires

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu Foreign companies operating on the mainland are set to hire more locals and reduce the number of expatriates employees after mainland cities start collecting social security ... (HK$5,246) for employers and US$201 (HK$1,560) for staff. 'The new social security insurances have added costs for companies and led many companies into reviewing their staff policies. ...

  8. Muted response to brokers' call for short-sales ban

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Seven brokerage bodies yesterday lobbied the government to follow the example of some European and Asian markets and ban short selling, citing the benchmark Hang Seng Index's more than 25 per cent loss over the past two m ...

  9. Index futures expected to draw strong response from fund managers

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee China will start trading its first listed index futures contract today on the China Financial Futures Exchange in Shanghai, and traders expect strong interest from fund managers on the mainland. The CSI 300 Index covers the 300 most liquid stoc ...

  10. Poor response to problems at housing estates

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... be overlooked without a parallel investigation by the department. The Housing Department is responsible for 154 public housing estates with 1.8 million residents. The department filed more than 360 ...




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