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Trust Tomorrow

Trusting in a better tomorrow

Since Swire began operating in Hong Kong 150 years ago, the group has been steadfast in its commitment to the city – not just as a long-term investor, but as a supportive and caring corporate citizen.

COVID update: helping those at risk

COVID update: helping those at risk

In this edition, we look at a few of the COVID-19 relief initiatives taken by Swire operating companies around the world.

2020 Interim Results

2020 Interim Results

See 2020 interim results of our listed companies in Hong Kong.

Senior management appointments

Senior management appointments

See the latest senior management appointments of the Swire group.

Thriving together

Thriving together

Sustainability is central to the Swire group's operational strategy: not only is it key to the success and efficiency of its businesses, but also to the health of the communities they serve.

Nurturing young talent

Nurturing young talent

The Swire China Scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year opened their applications from July to September this year.

Building a greener world

Building a greener world

In July, Swire Properties and engineering/design group, Arup, collected the Silver award at the 2019 Hong Kong Green Innovations Awards for their collaboration on "Neuron".

Fostering sustainable growth

Fostering sustainable growth

In August, Swire Properties signed a five-year HK$1 billion green loan facility with Singapore-based Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Bank.

Cathay Pacific recapitalisation

Cathay Pacific recapitalisation

On 9th June, Cathay Pacific Airways announced a HK$39 billion recapitalisation plan that will help the airline maintain its competitiveness and operations.

Additional cargo capacity

Additional cargo capacity

In July, HAECO Xiamen announced it had obtained approvals for a new design engineering solution that will enable Cathay Pacific to utilise sections of its Boeing 777 passenger cabins to carry cargo.

Investment for capacity expansion

Investment for capacity expansion

In March, Swire Coca-Cola Zhengzhou signed an agreement with the Management Committee of the Zhengzhou High-tech Industrial Development Zone to build a new, world-class production facility.

2019 Best Bottler

2019 Best Bottler

Swire Coca-Cola Hubei received Coca-Cola China's prestigious annual Best Bottler Award at Swire Coca-Cola (China)'s Mid-Year Town Hall Meeting, held on 24th July in the city of Wuhan in Hubei Province.

Path to Net Zero

Path to Net Zero

In July, Swire Oilfield Services announced its strategy to deliver a carbon neutral operation by 2030, with a 65% reduction in emissions by 2025.

Partnership for green construction

Partnership for green construction

Swire Blue Ocean signed a contract with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a major player in the renewable energy field, for the transportation and installation of wind turbines on its Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Scotland.

Swire Bulk to become standalone business

Swire Bulk to become standalone business

The China Navigation Company is to separate out its dry bulk shipping activities from its liner shipping and fleet management business, with Swire Bulk being established as a standalone company headquartered in Singapore.

The art of giving

The art of giving

In May, the Swire Group Charitable Trust received the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's 2019 Award for Arts Sponsorship.

Relief efforts recognised

Relief efforts recognised

Swire Trust has donated over HK$7.6 million through the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, to support NGOs in their COVID-19 response efforts and facilitate projects that are designed to assist underprivileged members of society.

Award-winning developments

Award-winning developments

HKRI Taikoo Hui Shanghai has been named Commercial Project of the Year at the RICS Awards China 2020, the leading industry award scheme organised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Outstanding employer

Outstanding employer

In July, Swire Properties was named Hong Kong's Most Attractive Employer 2020 in a survey conducted by Randstad Employer Brand Research.

Building a caring community

Building a caring community

The Cathay Pacific Group has shown support for a range of projects designed to help vulnerable communities in Hong Kong.

New aid post for Mortlock Island

New aid post for Mortlock Island

In June, Steamships Trading Company announced funding to support the local community on Mortlock Island, an atoll 240km northeast of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea.

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