NWS Holdings named among top performers in Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Benchmark Index


(5 September 2016, Hong Kong) NWS Holdings Limited (“NWS Holdings” or the “Group”; Hong Kong stock code: 659) has been selected as a constituent of Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Benchmark Index (“HSSUSB”) for the sixth consecutive year with effect today. In the latest review, the Group received a score of AA for its overall sustainability performance. It was also named the highest-scoring constituent company in fair operating practices, one of the seven core assessment subjects, underlining the Group’s effective policies and practices in the prevention of corruption and anti-competition behaviour, and ethical policies in purchasing, distribution and contracting.

NWS Holdings Chief Executive Officer Tsang Yam Pui remarked, “Benchmark forms an important part of our overall approach to sustainability. Through benchmarking our performance against international and industry standards, we are better informed on our strengths and weaknesses and can learn from best practices. As we progress along our sustainability journey, we will continue to strive for excellence and bring value to our stakeholders and communities that we serve.”

The Group is one of the 93 selected constituents of HSSUSB in the latest assessment, which covers seven core subjects on organizational governance, human rights, labour practices, the environment, fair operating practices, consumer issues and community involvement and development.

For details of the Group’s sustainability performance or download its standalone sustainability reports, please visit its corporate website or dedicated portal sr.nws.com.hk.


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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), operates businesses in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Macau. Its Infrastructure portfolio includes Roads, Environment, Logistics and Aviation projects. Its Services portfolio comprises Facilities Management (the management of Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and Free Duty), Construction & Transport (construction, bus and ferry services) and Strategic Investments.

For further information, please contact:

NWS Holdings Limited
Gray Chan
Manager – Corporate Communication
Tel: (852) 2131 3801
E-mail: graychan@nws.com.hk