Bupa receives Caring Company Award for 15 consecutive years
Hong Kong，20 Mar 2017
We are pleased to announce that Bupa Hong Kong has received the Caring Company Award by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service in recognition of the company’s continued commitment to corporate social responsibility and caring for the community.
This is also the 15th consecutive year for Bupa Hong Kong to receive this award, along with about 110 other companies since the Caring Company Scheme launched in 2002. In 2016/17, there are more than 3,400 companies being nominated by their social service partners as a Caring Company or Organization.
Launched by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, the Caring Company Scheme aims to cultivate corporate citizenship among companies in Hong Kong and promote partnerships between businesses and non-profit organisations as a collective effort to build a more cohesive and sustainable society.
Last year, Bupa Hong Kong partnered with the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association and through a number of staff community services including caring calls and elderly home visits. We also helped raise funds for the organization’s 24-hour emergency support and care services. These community efforts are part of what we want to achieve to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
Bupa began in the UK in 1947. We fund healthcare around the world and run clinics, hospitals, dental centres, care homes, and more. With no shareholders, we reinvest our profits to provide more and better healthcare for customers.
Bupa is UK’s largest health insurer.* In Hong Kong, we are known as the health insurance specialist. We have gained the trust of more than 400,000 individuals, and 3,200 companies including major corporations in public utility and telecom industry. The Hong Kong government recommends Bupa as the provider of quality health insurance for civil servants for more than 20 years in a row.
Bupa also provides primary care services through Quality HealthCare Medical Services (QHMS), one of Hong Kong’s largest private clinic networks.
* Source: Laing Buisson Health Cover UK Market Report 13th Edition, published 16 January 2017, in terms of market share among private medical insurance providers
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