MTR staff conduct repair work at Lei Tung Station on the South Island Line. In view of our ageing workforce, the company has started some programmes to stir student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The benefits are twofold: MTR gains from a pipeline of potential employees, while young people in Hong Kong gain better access to technical and professional careers. Photo: Nora Tam

How Hong Kong’s MTR Corp and other companies can profit from meeting a social need

Stephen Cheung says companies that proactively look to create solutions to Hong Kong’s social ills end up making money for themselves and creating solutions for us

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MTR staff conduct repair work at Lei Tung Station on the South Island Line. In view of our ageing workforce, the company has started some programmes to stir student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The benefits are twofold: MTR gains from a pipeline of potential employees, while young people in Hong Kong gain better access to technical and professional careers. Photo: Nora Tam
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