We are happy to announce that three Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong’s Partners are winners of the 2021 Shared Value Awards.

HSBC No Fixed Address project was awarded Project of the Year (Early-stage) for providing access to banking services to people who are homeless.

Christina Yung, Regional Head of Diversity, inclusion and Financial Vulnerability, WPB, HSBC, with Christian Concern for the Homeless Association

Adrian Cheng, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice-Chairman at New World Development Company Limited has been named Shared Value Advocate of the year. In 2020, he was awarded Shared Value Champion.

Finally, Gordon Watson, Chairman of SVIHK and AXA Asia & Africa CEO, received the Decade of CSV Award. Gordon has played an integral role in spreading Shared Value adoption throughout the region recognising the interdependency between social and economic success.

The Awards are organised by Shared Value Project Australia & New Zealand with support from Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong (SVIHK) and provide a platform from which to identify, celebrate and promote Shared Value success stories in the Asia Pacific. The results of the 2021 edition were announced online on Tuesday 16 November.

Adrian Cheng, CEO, New World Development

This year, the Committee received a record quantity and quality of entries from a range of sectors, industries and stages of the Shared Value journey.

Gordon Watson, SVIHK Chairman, CEO Asia & Africa, AXA

The independent Award Selection Committee, comprised of seven judges representing the corporate, academic and Shared Value network, made their announcement following an intensive one month selection and review process. The Judges included two of SVIHK’s advisors Patricia Lau, Director, Alumni Affairs and Development Office, The Education University of Hong Kong and Karen Seymour, Chief Purpose Officer, Human at Work.