As partial of a joining to improving a communities in that it operates, American Express has jointly launched a “Leadership in Heritage Conservation Program” together with a Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG). In rising this program, American Express has announced a extend of HK$5 million to a HKFYG over a three-year term.
Mr Y C Koh, President, Asia during American Express says, “American Express and a HKFYG share a same prophesy for nurturing girl leaders,” He hopes a bid will assistance lower a judgment of birthright refuge in a village while during a same time give American Express employees a possibility to proffer their time to support this initiative.
Under a multi-pronged program, some-more than 3,000 immature leaders from comparison forms of delegate schools and universities will accept experiential charge preparation and extensive caring training. American Express volunteers will also attend in a caring programs and activities designed for a participants.
The lerned immature leaders with clever interests in birthright charge and design will afterwards turn ambassadors for a chronological former Fanling Magistracy, that will be remade into The HKFYG Institute of Leadership Development. Upon a execution slated for late 2017, a plan is approaching to play a pivotal purpose in compelling caring preparation in a community.
An formation of charge and innovation, a plan will underline Hong Kong’s initial interactive birthright route during a former Fanling Magistracy. The route knowledge will come to life by interactive exhibits that will be powered by new technologies such as protracted reality, practical existence and jump suit capabilities.
In further to their partnership with HKFYG, American Express also works with an classification called Common Purpose to horde a American Express Leadership Academy in Hong Kong. This module is designed to give leaders in a non-profit zone a skills, network and resources they need in sequence to run their organizations some-more successfully. Mr Koh pronounced that it is American Express’ goal to confederate a activities that make adult a American Express Leadership Academy with a work a association is ancillary during a former Fanling Magistracy.
Apart from creation this donation, American Express always encourages a employees to get intent in proffer activities. Since 2014, a association has been ancillary a “Extended After-school Care and Support Program” instituted by a St. James’ Settlement. More than one hundred attend as mentors to offer educational assist and after-school caring to primary propagandize children in need. In addition, by a company’s Serve2Gether Consulting Challenge, American Express employees offer vital recommendation to assistance urge a business operations of comparison non-profit organizations in Hong Kong. The association also encourages employees to proffer by participating in other suggestive causes, such as food redistribution or aged home visits.