Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong is proud to have attained recognition of ‘Caring Company’ for each of its three Hong Kong hotels, Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, Gateway Hotel and Prince Hotel. ‘Caring Company’ status commends organisations that demonstrate good corporate citizenship and substantive corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
Director of Human Resources of Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong, Ms. Karly Wai, accepted the honour on behalf of the three hotels at the award ceremony on May 10 held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
“Caring for our guests, our associates, our community and our environment are at the heart of everything we do. We are delighted to receive this recognition for our three Hong Kong hotels, and look forward to continuing our contribution to our society,” said Ms. Karly Wai, Director of Human Resources of Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong.
Launched by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) in 2002, the Caring Company Scheme aims to cultivate good corporate citizenship. It is specifically geared to building strategic partnership initiatives among businesses and non-profit organisations to create a more cohesive society.
Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong initiates charity activities in its local communities as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Recent events like Job Tasting Program and Career Exploration Day under ‘Project WeCan’,founded by Wharf Holdings, providing resources to less privileged secondary school students with a goal of empowering them to pursue promising studies and careers. Other close collaboration events like Kids Cooking Class and Great Chef of Hong Kong partnered with Heep Hong Society as well as Foodlink Foundation for food donation.
In the coming months, Marco Polo Hotels – Hong Kong will support charity activities like Community Chest Wheelock Swim for Millions charity event as the Food & Beverage Sponsor for the swimmers, while staff also participate in the swim competition.