News Release – April 3, 2012
Hong Kong, 2 April 2012 – Automated Systems Holdings Limited (‘ASL’) (SEHK stock code: 771), a leading IT services provider in the region, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Automated Systems (HK) Limited (‘Automated’), has received the Caring Company award 2011/2012 from the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. This is the second consecutive year that Automated has received this award in recognition of its good Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Hong Kong. Automated has been awarded for its commitment to caring for its employees, its prominent work in protecting the environment, as well as long-standing community services and charitable efforts.
Rooted in Hong Kong for nearly 39 years, Automated is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and contributing to the betterment of the society. Over the years, Automated has actively supported charitable activities, such as visiting elderly centres, donating computers and providing IT support and maintenance services to non-governmental organisation (NGO) and offering computer training courses to people in need.
Automated is not only concerned with the career development of its employees, but also their personal development and well-being. Automated helps employees relieve pressure, enhance their interpersonal relationships, promote health and tighten family ties actively by providing a variety of leisure activities. For the past two years, Automated actively participated in the Work-life Balance Day, which provided health talks, fitness classes and tests to promote a better work-life balance. Furthermore, Automated offers on-the-job training, coaching, and an e-learning portal for employees to access vast resources and build knowledge, to support continual self-development, and to upgrade practical skills and competencies.
In addition to caring for employees, Automated has long been striving to protect the environment. Automated integrates environmental measures into its operations to achieve energy conservation, reduce carbon emissions and increase green purchasing. As well as raising funds to improve environmental education in schools and the community, Automated also shares its experience with customers in order to devise tailor-made solutions and implement green IT strategies for them.
“We are glad to be named a “Caring Company” again. We will continue to demonstrate our caring spirit to the community, employees and the environment, and to join hands with our employees in building a cohesive society.” said Ms. Catherine Cheng, Vice President, HR & Administration of Automated Systems Holdings Limited.
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