Co-Creation – Issue February 2024

共創 Co-Creation - 2024年2月號         Keywords that come to your mind associated with "ESG" In the previous issue, we collected keywords that come to our readers' minds when people associate with "ESG". Some think of co-creation, while others think of investment and business considerations, and the majority associate it with Sustainability. In the previous ESG Trivia, we introduced these two concepts, ESG and Sustainability, and highlighted that while they are frequently used interchangeably, they have distinct differences in their core essence. Nonetheless, these concepts can bring new opportunities for companies. How would you seize these opportunities?       Connect the dots through Art Releasing Emotions and Stress Due to language barriers and cultural differences, elderlies from ethnic minority groups in Hong Kong have had limited access to emotional support services and life-and-death education. ‘The Art of Life Journey’ Expressive Arts Therapy Multi-Ethnics Active Aging Community Scheme by the Hong Kong Expressive Arts Therapy Service Center seeks to fill this gap for both ethnic minority and Chinese elderlies, as well as their caretakers, through the use of expressive arts therapies and life-and-death education. The project will collaborate with other NGOs, to encourage cultural exchange between ethnic minority and Chinese elderlies, creating an ...

S+ Summit cum Expo 2024

Together We Co-create a Sustainable Society “S+”: HKCSS organizes the largest summit and expo on social impact in Hong Kong The rapid changes in society, economy, and environment, coupled with major challenges such as demographic shifts, economic restructuring, extreme weather, and the technological revolution, present both significant challenges and golden opportunities for Hong Kong. In the face of these circumstances, we have to work with various sectors in the society, adopt innovative thinking and solutions, to build a sustainable and livable Hong Kong. For over seventy years, the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS) has been rooted in the social welfare sector while connecting community, business, government, academia, and other sectors in creating social impact. On May 2nd and 3rd this year, we will host the "S+ Summit cum Expo" at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, bringing together over 5,000 stakeholders from different sectors to discuss local and regional social issues under the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). More than 140 social welfare organizations, social enterprises, and impact businesses will showcase their effective solutions in response to social problems. We hope that "S+" can promote stakeholder collaboration (Synergy), create social impact (Social Impact), and promote ...

[Final Call!] The J.P. Morgan Pathbuilders Program Innovative “School-to-Work” Model for Hong Kong’s Future Talent

J.P. Morgan today announced the launch of the PathBuilders Program, the firm's latest philanthropic initiative in Hong Kong. The program, in partnership with The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), will help undergraduate students develop hands-on skills and knowledge as they transition from education into the workforce. The program will be open to Higher Diploma and Associate Degree students in Hong Kong and aim to prepare them for careers in growing industries such as aviation, finance as well as the environmental space. We would like to invite youth related Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) who can provide training solutions and job placements to apply to participate in this program. Application Details: Date of Application Application accepted from March 6 to March 20, 2024 Eligibility A tax-exempted charitable organization under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap 112) for at least 2 years; In operation for at least 2 years; Providing services in relation to youth development Funding size The funding amount for each project should range from HKD500,000 to HKD2,000,000. Duration of the program The funded projects are expected to commence in August 2024 and may last for a maximum of 12 months. An online briefing session (via Zoom) for ...

Webinar on New Inspection Regime of the Companies Register (26 March 2024)

Phase 3 (the last phase) of the New Inspection Regime of the Companies Register under the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) has been implemented on 27 December 2023. The Council has invited a representative from the Companies Registry to explain the details of the New Inspection Regime and assist the board members and senior management of the NGOs to understand the procedures for applying for withholding from public inspection the relevant personal information contained in documents registered with the Companies Registry. Details of the event are as follows: Date: 26 March 2024 (Tuesday) Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Speaker: Mr. Terence Mok, Assistant Registry Manager (Public Search), Companies Registry Language: Cantonese (presentation materials in English) The webinar will be conducted online via Zoom. Target participants: Board / Committee Members, Agency Heads and Senior Management of HKCSS Agency Members Interested parties please register online on or before 18 March 2024. The limited quota will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful registrants will be notified by email on 19 March 2024. For enquiries, please contact the Project team at 2876 2440 ...

「非政府機構薪酬調查2023」 結果發佈會

社聯籌劃的「非政府機構薪酬調查2023」現已完成,是次調查獲136間機構會員支持。該調查旨在為業界提供參考資訊,藉此幫助機構釐定薪酬及員工福利策略,在制定重要人力資源決策時,作出有基礎的決定。 現誠邀已參與調查的機構出席結果發佈會,詳情如下:   日期: 2024年3月5日 (星期二) 時間: 下午2時30分 至 5時30分 (下午2時15分開放登記) 地點: 香港灣仔軒尼詩道15號溫莎公爵社會服務大廈1樓禮堂 對象: 只限本年度參與調查的機構代表 (管理層、人力資源、人才管理相關職系) [每間機構有2個名額] 語言: 粵語 活動流程: 第一部分 14:30 - 14:35 歡迎辭 14:35 - 14:55 主要調查結果 14:55 - 15:45 分享環節 - 整體薪酬回報(total rewards)的概念 <由韋萊韜悅(Willis Towers Watson)的代表作分享> 15:45 - 16:00 小休 第二部分 16:00 - 17:00 分組討論 17:00 - 17:30 總結及自由交流 1) 按此報名 2) 活動詳情 如有任何查詢,請致電2876 2465或電郵至 [email protected] ...
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