• Business Action on Poverty inspires, facilitates and encourages businesses to take action on one of Hong Kong’s most pressing issues – poverty. Almost 1.2 million people in our city, that is 1 in 6 residents, including 1 in 5 children, live in poverty. More than ever, we recognise that the business sector has a critical role to play in the fight for poverty alleviation. Business Action on Poverty acts as a resource to help businesses create real change in their communities and provides the tools to do so. Here you will find:

    pencil Further information on the situation.

    pencil Why addressing this issue makes good business sense.

    pencil Ways you and your business can take action.

    pencil  How companies throughout the world are making a difference on poverty issues in their communities.

    Business Action on Poverty is an initiative of the Community Business Leadership Team (CBLT), senior executives from Community Business’s member companies. CBLT has committed to a long-term strategy focused on impacting positive change towards the alleviation of poverty in Hong Kong. Community Business (CB) is a unique membership based non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Asia. Our mission is clear: to lead, inspire and support businesses to improve their positive impact on people and communities. We work with some of the world’s leading companies along their CSR journey and specifically focus on four key areas of CSR: Community Investment (CI), Work-Life Balance (WLB), Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and CSR Strategy.

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