Shearman & Sterling has been recognized as a “Caring Company” by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service in acknowledgement of the firm’s achievements in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) over the past year.
Commenting on the Caring Company award, Asia Managing Partner Matthew Bersani (Hong Kong-Capital Markets) said, “As a firm we take Corporate Social Responsibility very seriously and welcome the opportunity to make a positive impact in local communities, in particular through pro bono work and our support of the Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre in Hong Kong. CSR is important to Shearman & Sterling, and we are delighted to have our contribution and the commitment of our lawyers recognized by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service Caring Company award.”
The Caring Company logo is awarded to organizations that have successfully cultivated good corporate citizenship. In order to be eligible for nomination businesses must fulfill criteria to demonstrate commitment to CSR in three key areas: Caring for the Community; Caring for Employees; and Caring for the Environment. Shearman & Sterling was nominated for the award by the Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre. Previous awardees have included Ernst & Young, JP Morgan Chase Bank and Coca Cola China Ltd.