Employee Volunteering

Volunteerism is deeply embedded in the Standard Chartered corporate culture. Each employee is entitled to 3 days of volunteering leave every year. As we encourage all staff to join the community service activities of their enthusiasm, department-based volunteering activities are also The Bank also conducted employee volunteering award to recognise volunteering activities which demonstrate our commitment to the community. In 2019, we have contributed 2,186 days of employee volunteering days.

The highlights of employee volunteering activities:

  • More than 340 staff from at Taipei, Taoyuan Hsinchu and Kaohsiung to joined Syin-Lu Foundation “Let’s Walk” event and promote the right for people with disability and their family and improve their life quality.
  • Over 300 employees registered Standard Chartered Taipei Charity Marathon as a volunteer.
  • Organised environmental protection campaign EcoLife on Earth Day, April 22 to advocate less carbon life such as no plastic, using reusable cup, brining lunch box…etc. Around 1,000 employees and customers joined this campaign.
  • EcoLife also launched event that staff to pick-up garbage during weekend at the tourist attractions. A total of 122 employees took part in Yilian, Miaoli and Pingtung.
  • Long-term participation with Andrew Charity Association with their Food Bank, make an immediate impact on fighting hunger in our community.
  • Helped Down Syndrome Foundation with their mooncake and Chinese New Year gift packaging; this is the 3rd year we worked with Syndrome Foundation and wish to help those individuals with Down’s syndrome to have a chance to be financial independent.

In Taiwan, many employees not only actively volunteer, they also display team work and professionalism. Some also invited family to join as well.

  • Staff from Group Special Asset Management and their families teamed up to visit Hua Kuang Family Organisation, showing their care for those physically and mentally challenged children. Through games and activities for the birthday boys and girls, the employees bonded with the children.

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