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  1. Real social responsibility is more than PR

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Inaugurated amid the 2003 downturn, the Caring Company Scheme, run by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, has strived to promote corporate social responsibility locally. ... to charity. Awardees would have to satisfy at least two of these criteria. While the notion of corporate social responsibility and the culture of giving remain, arguably, weak in our society, ...

  2. 'Socially inept' bomb hoaxer given 12 months' probation

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Magistrate offers man chance to turn over new leaf A sacked former PCCW worker responsible for a bomb hoax that caused thousands of people to be evacuated was given a chance yesterday to turn over a new leaf. Magistrate Rickie Chan Kam-cheong, sentenced Yip Tsz-ming, 31, to 12 months' probation, saying it was more important to offer the 'socially inept' ...

  3. Split responsibility wastes our water

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of supply and drainage. Many countries have just one department overseeing both concerns. So it looks purely like a colonial anachronism to have a system where the responsibility is split. ...

  4. The BEA and Monetary Authority's responses

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expedient and appropriate measures in response. The management takes this opportunity to announce that its total outstanding exposures to Lehman Brothers and AIG are HK$422.8 million and HK$49.9 ...

  5. Great Wall debt sale gets modest response

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the city's booming market,' Mr Lu said. Despite the rosy prognosis, he admitted the market response was not as great as he had expected, which could have been affected by the seven-day National ...

  6. I'll take responsibility for Harbour Fest contract, says Henry Tang

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Andy Chen, Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan and Andy Cheng Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen yesterday vowed to take responsibility for the controversial contract signed between the government and American Chamber of Commerce chairman James Thompson. 'I have never thought of pushing away the responsibility. Of course I should be responsible, this is the difference between a civil servant and an official ...

  7. Domestic worker test case is a chance to take a fresh look at employment rules

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and calculated in terms of taxable income. Domestic workers would be responsible for income tax payments determined at the same level as other established employment under law. This would then place ...

  8. Good-governance guide needed in HK, Oxfam says

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Oxfam International wants listed firms in Hong Kong to adopt a guide for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting.It says the move- currently the subject of a public consultation by the stock exchange- is a 'critical first step' towards promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR). In addition, Oxfam- an aid and development ...

  9. Keep the peace and make Saturday a respite from city's construction noise

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of jackhammering and mini-earthquakes from piledriving that residents usually have to endure on their Saturdays off. Despite claiming to be socially responsible, property developers are not considering ... Corporate social responsibility is about companies going beyond their legal obligations in consideration of their stakeholders, in this case the community. The government commenced a five-day ...

  10. Banks under fire for closing branches

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Legislators and social workers have accused the banking industry of shirking its social responsibility following the closure of more than 200 bank branches across the city ... said the Hong Kong Monetary Authority generally encouraged banks to consider the impact on their customers and corporate social responsibility when closing branches and conducting business. ...




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