Hong Kong, 8 February 2018: The inaugural Sustainability Report 2016 issued by Kerry Properties Limited (“Kerry Properties”) was awarded “Asia’s Best First Time Sustainability Report” at the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards 2017 hosted in Singapore.
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards are organised by CSRWorks International, a leading provider of sustainability services in Singapore. The Awards recognise and honour sustainability reporting leaders in Asia, and celebrate best practices in sustainability reporting and communications.
The competition was tough as there are many listed companies in Asia and large-scale multinational conglomerates competing in the awards each year. The award ceremony was held in Singapore on 6 February to unveil the winners of each category.
The accolade justifies Kerry Properties’ first Sustainability Report have demonstrated a promising start by producing a well-rounded report focused on material topics and stakeholder engagement. Kerry Properties’ Sustainability Report 2016 defines and announces the Group’s sustainability roadmap. The report was prepared in compliance with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong’s Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide. The report discloses the Group’s sustainability performances in terms of environmental protection, responsible operation, staff caring and community investment. This helps the general public and stakeholders of the Group to have a better understanding of Kerry Properties’ effort spent in these sustainability-related issues.
It is a huge encouragement to the Group for being awarded. This award reflects the effectiveness of Kerry Properties’ Sustainability Report in communicating their commitment and efforts to the public and will drive the Group to seek further enhancement in sustainability development.
About Kerry Properties
Kerry Properties (HKEx: 683) is a leading property investment and development company in Mainland China and Hong Kong. Leveraging on its decades of experience, expertise and brand equity in property development, the company focuses on building high-quality residences and mixed-use projects in prime locations of the major cities. It also owns and operates a premier investment portfolio of office, commercial and residential properties in prestigious neighbourhoods.
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About the Awards
The Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (ASRA) recognise and honour sustainability reporting leaders in Asia. The Awards celebrate best practices in sustainability reporting. The vision for ASRA is to become the most inspiring recognition for sustainability reporting excellence in Asia. The Awards are open to all types and sizes of private, public and non-profit organisations in all sectors which produce a sustainability report in Asia. An independent panel of distinguished judges evaluates the entries to select the winners. www.csrmatters.com
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