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Board changes

Board changes

See the latest board changes of the Swire group.

Senior management appointments

Senior management appointments

See the latest senior management appointments of the Swire group.

Cathay Pacific corporate restructuring

Cathay Pacific corporate restructuring

On 21st October, Cathay Pacific Airways announced a corporate restructuring to create a more focused, efficient and competitive business.

IBLAC 2020

IBLAC 2020

In October, John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited Chairman, Merlin Swire, joined the 32nd International Business Leaders' Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai.

High-level visits

High-level visits

In August, Zhang Zhuoping, Chairman of John Swire & Sons (China) Limited, headed a delegation which visited the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries in Beijing.

JS&S signs landmark refinancing deal

JS&S signs landmark refinancing deal

John Swire & Sons Limited has refinanced and increased its debt facilities.

Financing for a sustainable future

Financing for a sustainable future

Swire Pacific has secured its first sustainability-linked loan.

Renewed commitment to SD

Renewed commitment to SD

The 2020 Swire Sustainable Development Forum was held virtually over three afternoons in November and saw the launch of a refreshed and expanded SwireTHRIVE strategy.

New addition to the Admiralty portfolio

New addition to the Admiralty portfolio

In September, Swire Properties unveiled its latest upscale residential development within the vibrant Starstreet Precinct.

First Vietnam venture

First Vietnam venture

In September, Swire Properties announced a partnership with City Garden JSC to develop "The River", a luxury residential property in Ho Chi Minh City.

Curating cities

Curating cities

In October, Swire Properties kicked off the "Please Be Seated" tour across its retail portfolio on the Chinese mainland.

Achieving net zero

Achieving net zero

In October, Swire Properties announced that Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu is now powered by 100% renewable energy.

HAECO 70th anniversary celebration

HAECO 70th anniversary celebration

A ceremony was held on 16th November at HAECO's Hangar Three facility, to celebrate the company's seven decades of operation in Hong Kong.

New capability

New capability

HAECO Xiamen announced in October that it had completed its first Airbus A350 C-Check for Cathay Pacific Airways.

“Times Change, Our Passion Remains”

“Times Change, Our Passion Remains”

In September, Swire Coca-Cola HK opened a pop-up store at The Mills in Tsuen Wan.

Significant anniversaries

Significant anniversaries

In September, Swire Coca-Cola Hubei celebrated the 25th anniversary of its bottling operations in Wuhan.

Fostering innovation through strategic partnership

Fostering innovation through strategic partnership

Swire Coca-Cola has teamed up with Alibaba Cloud to bring digital transformation to every part of its operations.

Driving success through continuous improvement

Driving success through continuous improvement

In December, Swire Coca-Cola hosted its 11th Best Practices and Continuous Improvement Conference at Nanning in Guangxi Province.

New specialist project division

New specialist project division

On 13th October, The China Navigation Company announced the expansion of its project cargo business with the launch of Swire Projects.

New fortnightly service

New fortnightly service

Swire Shipping has upgraded its North Asia Express service to a fixed-day.

Name change reflects diversified interests

Name change reflects diversified interests

Swire Oilfield Services has changed its name to Swire Energy Services.

Swire Blue Ocean renamed Cadeler and goes public

Swire Blue Ocean renamed Cadeler and goes public

Swire Pacific Offshore has rebranded its Copenhagen-headquartered subsidiary, Swire Blue Ocean as Cadeler and has listed the company on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Saving water while making ‘green’ fuel

Saving water while making ‘green’ fuel

Biodiesel producer Argent Energy has recently commissioned a wastewater treatment plant at its Stanlow site in Northwest England.

Outstanding annual reports

Outstanding annual reports

Swire Pacific and Swire Properties' 2019 Annual Reports have won a Bronze Award and a Silver Award respectively.

Recognition for green initiatives

Recognition for green initiatives

In October, HAECO Hong Kong won a Gold Award in the "2019 BOCHK Corporate Environmental Leadership Awards".

Sustainability efforts recognised

Sustainability efforts recognised

Swire Pacific has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index – Asia Pacific, the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index and the Hang Seng (Mainland and Hong Kong) Corporate Sustainability Index.

Quenching thirsts on Hong Kong’s frontline

Quenching thirsts on Hong Kong’s frontline

Swire Coca-Cola HK has made numerous donations of beverages to those at the forefront of battling the coronavirus pandemic in Hong Kong.

Celebrating Christmas for a good cause

Celebrating Christmas for a good cause

In December, students from Swire Properties’ Placemaking Academy transformed Swire Properties’ popular annual White Christmas Street Fair into “White Christmas Express”.

Underlining urban transformation

Underlining urban transformation

Swire Properties in Miami has recently renewed its commitment to The Underline, a 10-mile linear park being developed below Miami's elevated Metrorail.

Noodles for love

Noodles for love

In October, Swire Properties and Swire Trust joined hands to launch the "Noodles for Love" $50 Matching Donation Campaign.

Supporting life-long learning

Supporting life-long learning

On International Literacy Day, 8th September, Pari Elementary School opened the doors of its brand-new Library Learning Centre.

Supporting wildlife conservation in PNG

Supporting wildlife conservation in PNG

Swire Shipping's PNG office donated 30,000 Kina to the Port Moresby Nature Park in October, becoming a Silver Sponsor of the wildlife sanctuary.

Building a better tomorrow

Building a better tomorrow

Learn more about the latest updates of TrustTomorrow, Swire Trust's community initiative.

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