Recognized for its Continuous Contributions to Support Social Inclusion
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media
OutReach - December 20, 2018 - MetLife
Hong Kong* has won the Corporate Citizen Award at the BENCHMARK
Wealth Management Awards for the fourth consecutive year, recognizing its
continuous contributions to promote social inclusion. MetLife Hong Kong strives
to create a healthy and inclusive society through sponsoring charitable
activities and participating in Corporate Social Responsibility programs.
MetLife Hong Kong has also been named as a "Caring Company" by the Hong Kong
Council of Social Service for the sixth consecutive year.
MetLife Hong Kong joined hands with Food Angel to prepare nutritious hot meals from rescued edible surplus food, and distributed the meals to serve the underprivileged.
Mr. Lee Wood, Chief Executive Officer of
MetLife Hong Kong, said, "I am so honored that MetLife Hong Kong has been recognized again for its
contributions to the community. Joining hands with different organizations, we
are committed to Corporate Social Responsibility by serving people from all
walks of life. We particularly support child inclusion, waste reduction, hunger
solutions and environmental protection. We will continue to uphold a corporate
culture of giving back to society. In the years ahead, we will raise social
awareness for people in need and unleash their potential to the fullest, in
tandem with our brand commitment to help people navigate life together."
This year, MetLife Hong Kong supported several Corporate Social
Responsibility programs. These included joining hands with Food Angel to
prepare nutritious hot meals from rescued edible surplus food, and distributing
the meals to the underprivileged; working together with Treats to participate
in a cookie workshop promoting the inclusion of children of different
capabilites and backgrounds; and experiencing Dialogue in the Dark in complete
darkness, which advocates social inclusion by better understanding visually
impaired people. MetLife Hong Kong is dedicated to promoting a culture of Corporate
Social Responsibility across all levels throughout the company. To encourage
employee participation in volunteer programs, MetLife Hong Kong grants
employees a full day of paid volunteer leave each year.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its
subsidiaries and affiliates ("MetLife"), is one of the world's leading
financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits
and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers
navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more
than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States,
Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information,
* MetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life Insurance
Company of Hong Kong Limited (collectively "MetLife Hong Kong") are
wholly-owned subsidiaries of MetLife, Inc. in Hong Kong and private companies
limited by shares incorporated and registered under the applicable laws in Hong
Kong. Both MetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of Hong Kong
Limited are authorized insurers carrying long term business in Hong Kong.