NWS Career Navigator for Youth named winner of Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards

NWS Career Navigator for Youth named winner of Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards

(11 June 2018, Hong Kong) NWS Holdings Limited (“NWS Holdings” or “the Group”; Hong Kong stock code: 659) received the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards 2018 for its community programme, NWS Career Navigator for Youth, to which the Group has established a multi-partnership platform to support youth in career planning and giving back to society.

NWS Career Navigator for Youth, launched in 2016, is organised by the Group in collaboration with various non-profit organisations and 10 schools in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing District. Through the tripartite partnership of business, schools and non-profits, the programme provides teachers and high school students with a wide range of long-term career planning support, including corporate visits and exchanges with management and staff, career planning workshops, mock interviews, job shadowing, and post examination counselling, which allow students to learn more about different industries and be well prepared for their career. The Group’s corporate volunteers take the role of mentors, providing guidance for the students. Since the launch of the programme in 2016, over 150 activities spanning more than 25 industries have been held, with 4,600 young people and teachers participating.

The NWS Career Navigator for Youth also scooped the gold award in the Enterprise category at the 8th Hong Kong Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards organised by the Hong Kong Productivity Council, and the gold award in the CSR category at the biannual 13th China Golden Awards for Excellence in Public Relations organised by the China International Public Relations Association, underpinning its quality programme planning and execution and positive impact brought to participants.

The Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards is organised by regional non-government organisation Enterprise Asia with the aim to recognize outstanding CSR initiatives and champion socially responsible businesses across Asia. This year, over 200 submissions from 14 countries were received from companies and organisations across Asia. Winning entries went through a vigorous process comprising screening, audit verification, score carding and final judging by an independent panel of judges.


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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) is the infrastructure and service flagship of New World Development Company Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 17). It has diverse businesses and investments predominantly in Hong Kong and Mainland China, comprising toll roads, environmental management, port and logistics facilities, rail container terminals, commercial aircraft leasing, facilities management, healthcare services, construction and public transport. Please visit www.nws.com.hk for details.

For further information, please contact:

NWS Holdings Limited
Jasmine Hui
Senior Manager – Corporate Communications
Tel: (852) 2131 3817
Email: jasminehui@nws.com.hk