‘Coface Trade Aid Day’ in Asia Pacific Region
‘Coface Trade Aid’ is an initiative of Coface Group to encourage staff participation in projects of corporate social responsibility. The objectives of Coface Trade Aid are to :
- Promote access to education and improve the conditions in which children are cared for.
- Provide support to communities in developing their economic project.
- Improve social and professional integration for the most vulnerable.
- Guarantee assistance in emergency and post-emergency situations.
In 2014, Coface Group chose 3 June as ‘Coface Trade Aid Day’. Each Coface office around the world organized an event around a sports theme and made donation to a local charity organisation. In Asia Pacific Region, more than 200 employees in 10 offices participated 10 local events on 3 June (some organized in different dates due to availability of venue) and raised about EUR12,000 for 10 local charities.
Colleagues of Coface Australia met at Milsons Point train station and walked over the harbour bridge to the Opera house together. Coface will donated $20 for each person who has completed this walk to The Smith Family. A snack corner was designed at the office and colleagues were encouraged to make small donation to the fund for the snack they took.
Colleagues of Coface China organised a charity sale at Shanghai Stadium on a football game day on 28 May. In additions, colleagues and Coface China gave donations to the 'ONE EGG FUND' managed by NPI . A total of EUR1,000 has been raised for the ‘ONE EGG FUND’.
A mass walk around at Victoria Park was organised for colleagues in Hong Kong to participate. Colleagues gave donation and Coface sponsored EUR2,000 to Po Leung Kok.
Coface India and colleagues started to make monthly donation of EUR120 to Queenie Captain Community Centre Society (QCCCS) since January 2014. Coface India Colleagues visited the day care centre and play some sport games with the children.
Colleagues walked extra miles to office by getting off at a metro station far away from the office and Coface Japan sponsored each colleague who completed the walk to the JEN association.
A ‘shuriken’ throwing competition was organised at the office. Both participants and Coface Japan made a donation to the fund.
Colleagues of Coface Korea participated a mini walkathon at Namsan Mountain. Coface Korea sponsored colleagues who arrives the destination in 3 hours for the charity fund of ChildFund Korea.
Colleagues of Coface Malaysia participated in a walk around KLCC Park and donation were from family and friends for the Malaysia Association for the Welfare of Mentally Challenged Children.
Coface Singapore made a call to colleagues for donation to the Singapore Disability Sports Council. The company made a “dollar-for-dollar” donation for each dollar donated by Coface Singapore’s staff.
Colleagues of Coface Taiwan made a visitation to the centre of the Down Syndrome Fund Organisation in Taiwan and presented donations.
Colleagues of Coface Thailand participate a bowling charity match to raised fund for Home for Mentally Handicapped Children (Ban Rajawadee).