MetLife Hong Kong Named “Caring Company” for the Seventh Consecutive Year

March 01, 2019 - 04:06
MetLife Hong Kong Named “Caring Company” for the Seventh Consecutive Year

HONGKONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - March 1, 2019 - MetLifeHong Kong* has been named a "Caring Company" for theseventh consecutive year by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, inrecognition of the continuous contributions the company has made to the localcommunity. This achievement follows MetLife Hong Kong's multiple recognitionsfor corporate social responsibility. MetLife Hong Kong has been honored withthe Corporate Citizen Award at the BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards for thefourth year, and received the Corporate Financial Education Leadership Awardfrom the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong.


Mr. Lee Wood, Chief Executive Officer ofMetLife Hong Kong, said, "MetLife Hong Kong is committed to corporate socialresponsibility through helping all members of the Hong Kong community.Achieving this recognition year after year is solid proof of our continuousefforts to promote a philanthropic philosophy in multiple areas, particularlyfinancial literacy, diversity and inclusion, as well as environmentalprotection. Giving back to the society is an integral part of our corporateculture, and we will continue to help people and the community navigate lifetogether."


MetLife Hong Kong has made significantcontributions to the community not only through volunteer programs but also bypromoting financial literacy in Hong Kong. With the launch of a highly-engagingdigital platform, MetLife Discovery, people can understand insurance protectionin a simple and transparent way, enhancing the awareness of the general publicregarding financial planning. In addition to financial education, MetLife HongKong is dedicated to supporting various corporate social responsibilityinitiatives, including Treats' Cookie Workshop, Food Angel's Food RescueProgram and the MetLife EcoChallenge. Employees who participate in volunteerprograms are granted one full day of paid volunteer leave each year.


Launched by The Hong Kong Council of SocialService, the Caring Company Scheme aims to cultivate good corporatecitizenship. The "Caring Company" logo is bestowed on organizationsthat demonstrate enduring efforts in caring for the community, their employeesand the environment.


About MetLife

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through itssubsidiaries and affiliates ("MetLife"), is one of the world's leadingfinancial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefitsand asset management to help its individual and institutional customersnavigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in morethan 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States,Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information,visit


* MetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life InsuranceCompany of Hong Kong Limited (collectively "MetLife Hong Kong") arewholly-owned subsidiaries of MetLife, Inc. in Hong Kong and private companieslimited by shares incorporated and registered under the applicable laws in HongKong. Both MetLife Limited and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of Hong KongLimited are authorized insurers carrying long term business in Hong Kong.