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Arrow Asia Pac Ltd. Recognized as Caring Company for its Social Responsibility Contribution by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service

2013-05-21 10:00 2675

HONG KONG, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced that Arrow Asia Pac Ltd. was honored with the Caring Company logo by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), a reflection of the company's commitment of caring for the staff and capitalizing on its strengths and resources to remunerate the community.

Arrow senior leaders and employees took part in a guided tour of organic farming with intellectually challenged students.
Arrow senior leaders and employees took part in a guided tour of organic farming with intellectually challenged students.

Aiming at fostering staff 's sense of belonging and closer bonds and promoting work-life balance, the company organized several company-wide team building events, lunch & learn sessions and health seminars.
Aiming at fostering staff 's sense of belonging and closer bonds and promoting work-life balance, the company organized several company-wide team building events, lunch & learn sessions and health seminars.

Inaugurated by HKCSS in 2002, the Caring Company scheme aims at building a cohesive society by promoting strategic partnerships among business and social service partners and inspiring corporate social responsibility through caring for the community, employees and the environment.

"It is our honor to receive this recognition by HKCSS," said Simon Yu, president of Arrow's components business in the Asia-Pacific region. "As a premier global electronics company, we are committed to serving the communities where our employees live and work. We support charitable organizations and programs in local communities and we encourage employee giving, volunteerism and teambuilding in support of the organizations that are most important to Arrow employees locally. Last year, Arrow had been actively partnering with several non-profit organizations and enlisting our employees to participate in charitable events and voluntary services. In addition, the company had also put in considerable resources to nurture the well-being and development of employees. Aiming at fostering staff's sense of belonging and closer bonds and promoting work-life balance, the company organized several company-wide team building events, lunch & learn sessions and health seminars. We believe fulfilling social responsibility is more than just a corporate duty, it is also an integral part of a corporation's sustainable development."

The Caring Company Scheme recognizes companies with outstanding performance in affirming human and family values, creating opportunities for the next generation, and supporting sustainable development for both the corporate world and society as a whole. In the last decade, more than 2,500 companies and organizations, 460 social service organizations and countless corporate volunteers have contributed in their special ways in making the city of Hong Kong a better place.

About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics (www.arrow.com) is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 470 locations in 55 countries.

Source: Arrow Asia Pac Ltd
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