NWS Holdings garnered dual human resources awards

NWS Holdings garnered dual human resources awards

(16 November 2010, Hong Kong) NWS Holdings Limited (“NWS Holdings” or the “Group”; Hong Kong stock code: 659) has recently garnered the “Best Work Life Balance Practices” in the HRM Awards 2010 Hong Kong and the Best Practice Awards 2010 in the “Best Practice in Mentoring Program Development” category, recognizing the Group’s human resources management strategy in valuing and caring staff.

NWS Holdings is dedicated to investing in creating a work life balance environment as the Group’s management believes that staff’s achieving a healthy work life balance is essential to enhance employees’ productivity and thus customer satisfaction. In the past year, the Group carried out various initiatives and activities including dress down policy, monthly birthday party, NWS Fun Day, hiking, photography classes, Corporate Outing, and competitions for volleyball, football and basketball, which allow staff to relax themselves after work .

The Group also attaches great importance to staff training and development in particular the Mentoring Programme for staff so as to create more staff’s development opportunities and enhance their possibilities of promotion and transfer within the Group, enabling staff members a better career development.

Organized by Key Media International Limited, the leading multi-media publisher worldwide, the HRM Awards has established itself as Asia’s pre-eminent human resources awards which recognizes and celebrates exceptional HR professionals and organizational practices. Judging criteria for the “Best Work Life Balance Practices” include innovation, maternity/ paternity programmes and staff turnover rate.

Organized by the Best Practice Management Group, the Best Practice Awards aims to recognize organizations that have achieved business success through coherent and strategic best practices.

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This press release is also available on the Group’s website ( www.nws.com.hk).

NWS Holdings Limited

NWS Holdings Limited (“NWS Holdings”, Hong Kong stock code: 659), the infrastructure and service flagship of New World Development Company Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 17), embraces businesses in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Macau. Its Infrastructure portfolio includes Roads, Energy, Water and Ports & Logistics projects. Its Services division comprises Facilities Management (the management of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and Free Duty), Construction & Transport (Hip Hing Construction and bus and ferry services) and Strategic Investments (Newton Resources, Tricor, Haitong and securities investments).

For further information, please contact:

NWS Holdings Limited
Maria Cheung
Assistant General Manager – Corporate Communication
Tel: (852) 2131 6251
Pager: (852) 7302 3499
E-mail: mariacheung@nws.com.hk