New World Group Named Distinguished Family-Friendly Employer for Promoting Family Harmony

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New World Group Named Distinguished Family-Friendly Employer for Promoting Family Harmony

With a great emphasis on sustainability and staff wellbeing, New World Group (“The Group”) strives to create an ideal work environment and foster a family-friendly culture. The Group and its six subsidiaries have won the Family-Friendly Employer titles in the 2013/14 Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme for their continuous efforts in implementing family-friendly policies and measures. New World Development Company Limited and NWS Holdings were named Distinguished Family-Friendly Employers and received Special Mentions for being Family-Friendly Employers in 2011 and 2013/14.

Adrian Cheng, Executive Director and Joint General Manager of New World Development Company Limited said, “We care about our people as they are our most important asset. To further promote a family-friendly culture, we have introduced paid family care leave, education scholarships and flexible working hours this year to help staff achieve work-life balance and develop a strong sense of belonging.”

The Group extends its caring spirit to employees’ families by organising a variety of staff and family activities every year. The New World Group Fun Day and New World Group Family Open Day encourage family bonding by spending quality time together. There are also special gifts for staff members and their family members during festivals such as Mid-Autumn Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Father’s Day and Mother’s Day, plus various interest workshops and recreational activities to promote family harmony among staff.

Organised by the Family Council and participated by over 1,800 companies and organisations, the 2013/14 Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme recognises outstanding family-friendly practices and encourages implementation of such employment policies and measures to promote care for families in community.

 

Awards for New World Group and its six subsidiaries:

Company

Award

New World Development Co. Ltd

Distinguished Family-Friendly Employer
&
Special Mention for being Family-Friendly Employer in 2011 and 2013/2014

NWS Holdings Ltd

Distinguished Family-Friendly Employer
&
Special Mention for being Family-Friendly Employer in 2011 and 2013/2014

New World China Land Ltd

Family-Friendly Employer

New World Department Store China Ltd

Family-Friendly Employer

New World Facilities Management Co. Ltd

Family-Friendly Employer

New World First Ferry Services Ltd

Family-Friendly Employer

K11 Concepts Ltd

Family-Friendly Employer

 

New World Development Company Limited

New World Development Company Limited (“The Group”; Stock Code: 17.HK) is a leading conglomerate based in Hong Kong. The Group was founded in 1970 and publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972. It is a constituent stock of the benchmark Hang Seng Index with a total asset value of HK$354.7 billion as at 31 December 2013.

For more than four decades, the Group has expanded from a single focus on the property business to four core areas: property, infrastructure & service, department store and hotel. As at 31 December 2013, the Group has an effective interest of approximately 61.3% in NWS Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 659.HK), approximately 69.7% in New World China Land Limited (Stock Code: 917.HK) and approximately 72.3% in New World Department Store China Limited (Stock Code: 825.HK).