HKEX Charity Partnership Programme

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The HKEX Charity Partnership Programme is a philanthropic initiative by the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), aimed at contributing to the social and community development of Hong Kong. The program represents HKEX's commitment to corporate social responsibility and its vision to connect markets and communities with a sustainable future.

History and Development[edit]

HKEX, as a global exchange operator, has been actively involved in community engagement and philanthropy. The Charity Partnership Programme was established as a formal avenue to channel HKEX's charitable efforts, leveraging its position and resources to make a positive impact on society.

Objectives[edit]

The program's main objectives include:

  • Supporting non-profit organizations and initiatives that align with HKEX’s values and community goals.
  • Encouraging employee engagement and volunteering, fostering a culture of giving back within the organization.
  • Enhancing the lives of the underprivileged and supporting community development through targeted philanthropic efforts.

Key Features[edit]

The HKEX Charity Partnership Programme has several key components:

Strategic Partnerships[edit]

HKEX collaborates with various non-profit organizations and charities to implement projects and programs that benefit different sectors of the community, including the underprivileged, youth, and the elderly.

  • Full list of 2022 funded projects[1]
  • Full list of 2021 funded projects[2]
  • Full list of 2020 funded projects[3]

Volunteering[edit]

The program encourages HKEX employees to volunteer, providing a platform for staff to participate in community service activities, thereby extending the reach of HKEX’s community work beyond financial assistance.

Fundraising[edit]

HKEX organizes and participates in fundraising activities to support its community projects. This includes initiatives like charity runs, fundraising galas, and the unique Stock Code for Charity Scheme, where special stock codes are auctioned to raise funds for the programme.

Focus Areas[edit]

The program prioritizes areas such as education, poverty relief, environmental conservation, and the promotion of social innovation and inclusion.

Impact[edit]

HKEX's Charity Partnership Programme has positively impacted the Hong Kong community by:

  • Raising substantial funds for various causes.
  • Implementing impactful projects in collaboration with its partners.
  • Mobilizing a workforce that contributes to voluntary social work.
  • Creating awareness about social issues in Hong Kong and the importance of corporate responsibility.

Governance[edit]

The program is overseen by the HKEX Foundation, which ensures that the projects and funds are managed efficiently and transparently. The Foundation sets the strategic direction and approves the selection of partners and projects.

Future Directions[edit]

The HKEX Charity Partnership Programme continues to evolve, seeking innovative ways to contribute to societal well-being and sustainable development. The program aims to expand its reach and deepen its impact through ongoing and new partnerships, reflecting HKEX's enduring commitment to the Hong Kong community.

Contact Information[edit]

For more information on the HKEX Charity Partnership Programme or to get involved, interested parties can contact the HKEX Foundation through the official HKEX website.[4]

References[edit]

Catgory:Non-profit Programs