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FrieslandCampina Hong Kong Received the “HKQAA CSR Advocate Mark” for Three Consecutive Years

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - April 17, 2019 - FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited (FCHK), a
subsidiary of Royal FrieslandCampina, is committed to nourishing the lives of Hong Kong people with its full range of
high quality and nutritious dairy products for all ages. FCHK is honoured to be awarded the 'HKQAA CSR Advocate Mark' by Hong
Kong Quality Assurance Agency ("HKQAA") for 3 consecutive years,
recognising its immense efforts and outstanding contributions in corporate
social responsibility. 

 


FrieslandCampina Hong Kong received the 'HKQAA CSR Advocate Mark' for 3 consecutive years in recognition of its full commitment and dedication in CSR practices.


The HKQAA CSR Advocate Index is a credible
independent audit scheme for FCHK to conduct voluntary benchmarking to measure
the maturity level of its practices.  Among
the professional audit designed with reference to the ISO 26000:2010 Guidance
on Social Responsibility, FCHK is proud to receive the recognition from HKQAA
of its outstanding CSR performance across seven core subjects -- 'organisational
governance', 'human rights', 'labour practices', 'environment', 'fair operating
practices', 'consumer issues', and 'community involvement and development'
through the Index. This year, FCHK has hit full score in three aspects, "human rights",
"labour practices" as well as "community involvement and development", and has yielded
an overall average score of 4.64 out of 5. 

 

Ms. Helena He, Managing Director of FrieslandCampina
Hong Kong, commented on the award,
'We are honoured to be awarded "HKQAA CSR Advocate Mark" again this year, which recognises
our commitment and dedication in CSR practices. In FrieslandCampina Hong Kong, we
embrace our responsibilities to create a favourable business environment for
sustainable development by implementing CSR practices internally with respect
to corporate governance as well as people and business strategies, and
extending influence to our business partners and the community'.

 

In the past years, FCHK has established
cross-industry partnerships with local NGOs, academian, industry experts, business
partners and customers leveraging our
industry expertise
to extend the coverage of our community involvement through
our annual Hong Kong World Milk Day campaign to advocate healthy lifestyle to local
families, Milk Tea Day and New Generation Milk Tea Master Training Programme to
promote and sustain the Hong Kong-style milk tea making craftsmanship to the
next generation, as well as supporting local food banks and charity groups by
providing food assistance to people in need to get better nutrition.

Royal FrieslandCampina -- nourishing by nature

Royal FrieslandCampina daily
provides millions of consumers throughout the world with dairy products
containing the valuable nutrients from milk. FrieslandCampina produces and
sells consumer products such as dairy drinks, infant nutrition,
evaporated milk, condensed milk, cheese and desserts. It supplies
cream and butter products for professional use to bakeries and catering
businesses. Additionally, FrieslandCampina produces and sells ingredients and
semi-finished products to producers of infant nutrition, the food industry and
the pharmaceutical sector. The annual turnover amounts to 11.6 billion euro.
The activities of FrieslandCampina have been divided into four global business
groups, being: Consumer Dairy, Specialised Nutrition, Ingredients and Dairy
Essentials. FrieslandCampina has locations in 34 countries and employs about
24,000 employees. The Central Office is located in Amersfoort, the Netherlands.
The company is fully owned by Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A. and with
over 18,000 member dairy farmers
, it
is one of the largest dairy cooperatives in the world.

 

Providing
the growing world population with the right nutrients in a sustainable way is
one of
the critical challenges for
the coming decades. By offering trustworthy and nourishing dairy products,
FrieslandCampina contributes to food and nutrient security. FrieslandCampina's
purpose -- nourishing by nature -- stands for better nutrition
for the world's consumers, a good living for our farmers, now and for
generations to come.
For more information please visit: www.frieslandcampina.com.

 

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.'s subsidiary in Hong Kong  --
nourishing the lives of Hong Kong people

FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited (FCHK), a subsidiary of Royal
FrieslandCampina, has maintained a long presence in Hong Kong since 1938.
Building on FrieslandCampina's over 140 years of Dutch dairy heritage and
expertise, the 'from-grass-to-glass' stringent global supply chain and constant
innovation that unlock the nutritional potential of milk, FCHK has been leading
the development of dairy industry in Hong Kong, nourishing the lives of Hong
Kong people across all ages with its full range of
high quality and nutritious dairy products, including FRISO® pregnancy, infant
and toddler milk formula, DUTCH LADY
® dairy based beverages, BLACK
&
WHITE® and LONGEVITY® dairy products, and OPTIMEL® adult nutrition formula for consumers, customers and food service
business partners through a

wide network in both retail and business channels
in Hong Kong and Macau.

FCHK believes healthy community is the
foundation of successful and sustainable society development, hence, is
committed to give back by leveraging its dairy and nutrition expertise and
product portfolio. In order to make a contribution to provide better nutrition
for the community, FCHK advocates 'Drink & Move, Building Strong Families
Together' and celebrates the Hong Kong World Milk Day annually to promote
balanced nutrition, sufficient dairy intake and regular exercise to local
children and families. Meanwhile,
FCHK and its brand BLACK & WHITE® have been leading the development of
the Hong Kong-style milk tea for
over 75 years; and are committed to
promoting and preserving the Hong Kong-style milk tea
making technique, an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong. FCHK also formed a
cross-sector public-private partnership with social service organisations and
renowned chained restaurant groups to host the 'New Generation Milk Tea Master
Training Programme' to empower the unemployed. As Hong Kong people's partner in
health, FCHK supports local food banks and charity groups and provides food
assistance to people in need. In 2018, FCHK served over 28,000 beneficiaries
with an aggregate value of over HKD1.4 million to the community.

About HKQAA CSR Index

To
facilitate organisations to translate these good intentions in to good actions,
Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency launched the HKQAA CSR Index in 2008. The
Index provides quantitative metrics to measure organisations' maturity level in
practicing their social responsibilities. The index is designed with reference
to the ISO 26000 Guidance on Social Responsibility. For more information,
please visit: www.hkqaa.org/en_gsservice.php?catid=7

 

About Hong Kong Quality
Assurance Agency

Established in 1989 as a non-profit-distributing
organisation by the Hong Kong Government, Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency ("HKQAA")
helps industry and commerce in the development of quality, environmental,
safety, hygiene, social and other management systems. The professionals in
HKQAA possess a wide range of international and industrial knowledge and
experience to provide the market with a full spectrum of conformity assessment
services. For more information, please visit: www.hkqaa.org/

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