Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2018
CHINA In 2018, our employees and leaders throughout Greater China participated in charity runs to raise awareness around a variety of pressing social, environmental, and economic issues. The charity runs which took place in Shanghai, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Chongqing, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for issues such as poverty, health care, and environmental sustainability. “I decided to shave my hair at the Hair for Hope fundraising event as a way to showmy support of all patients, especially children, who endure the tough journey of recovery from cancer. CSR is not a talk- only agenda – it starts with our own actions, and I hope by doing this I can inspire others to support this cause as well.” Ming Lee Chua Head of Accounts, Global Occupier Services Asia Pacific SINGAPORE Colleagues Ming Lee Chua and Siewkoon Yuin participated in the Hair for Hope fundraising event in July 2018 organized by the Children’s Cancer Foundation (CCF) in Singapore. Hair for Hope is CCF’s annual head- shaving event in Singapore which aims to raise funds and awareness of childhood cancer.
AUSTRALIA In 2018, Cushman & Wakefield was the Access and Inclusion Partner for Vivid Sydney, Light, Music & Ideas Festival, for the second year in a row. We pulled out all the stops: contributing 150 Cushman & Wakefield staff volunteers, sponsoring three private tours for special needs schools, by Digby Webster, a Sydney-based artist with Down syndrome. We also provided funding for ramps, accessible viewing areas and facilities, dedicated pick-up and drop-off zones and accessible signage and audio descriptions. Additionally, we collaborated with other like- minded organizations to build a playground for children with a disability or special need, a first in the festival’s 10-year history. The goal was to create an area where all children could play, participate and belong, no matter their level of ability. More than 60,000 people visited the playground which was created based on universal design principles. and hosting an art show
Watch the story of Tumbalong Lights at Vivid Sydney 2018 below.
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