Nov 25, 2015 12:06 JST

Source: Fu Shou Yuan International Group Limited

Fu Shou Yuan Signs the Social Caring Pledge 2015
Insisting to Invest in Social Welfare and Establish a Heartfelt Enterprise of Economic Scale and Social Dedication

HONG KONG, Nov 25, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Fu Shou Yuan International Group Limited ("Fu Shou Yuan" or the "Company" and, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group", stock code: 1448.HK), the largest provider of death care services in the PRC, is pleased to announce that the Group has signed and received the Social Caring Pledge, organized by the Social Enterprise Research Institute (SERI). The Social Caring Pledge is derived from the ethos behind the 10 principles of United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI). It is endorsed, recognized and supported by Nobel Laureate Professor Harald zur Hausen, to distinguish corporates that are committed to social caring and have good practices in social responsibility.

Fu Shou Yuan Signs the Social Caring Pledge 2015

Ms. Yi Hua, Deputy General Manager of Fu Shou Yuan International Group Limited, represented the Group to attend the Social Caring Pledge Signature Ceremony 2015 in 24th November. The Group pledged to amplify the impact bought by social studies and promotes social awareness among corporates and individuals. The foundation of SERI can be traced back from its origins in 2001, it is a non-profit organization dedicated to the continual development, promotion and application of corporate citizenship principles, models and technique in Asia; and it is the first professional entity in Asia to have developed the Social Caring Pledge.

Fu Shou Yuan indorses the business philosophy of "Creating the most beautiful cemetery to pay tribute to the life" and actively responds to the international appeals from the death care industry. Despite achieving its commitment on profitability, and promote the transformation and upgrading of the industry modernization with innovative development, the group is also keen on shouldering social responsibility and the spirit of community contribution. Since its founding in 1994, Fu Shou Yuan has established China's first Humanism Memorial Park, and a Humanism Memorial Museum that serves for collection, exhibition, research, communication, and education. It founded the only death care industry workshop and the first non-profit organization, which offers bereavement counseling. Moreover, it created the first people's memorial day and the biggest ecological monument park. The group builds cemeteries nurtured by culture and art, and insists in green concept that promotes city harmony, while recording precious historical city memories. The Group also started the Fu Shou Yuan Environment-friendly Machine Manufacture Ltd., to build a manufacturing base of environment-friendly & energy-saving cremator with innovative technology support.

As a social caring company, Fu Shou Yuan has actively anticipated in various social welfare activities, covering a wide range of fields including cultural education, disaster relief, poverty support, and environmental protection etc. So far, the Group established a dozen of large welfare projects, with total investment over 130 million RMB, including "Nuandong Park", a public-welfare park that provides permanent and free bone ash placement to elders of no family and needy families that receive social assistance grants; "Xing Xing Gang" Charity Care Project for Shanghai's Child lost families; various Collective Memorial Projects co-organized with Shanghai Cancer Rehabilitation Club; Body Donor Memorial Projects in Shanghai, Anhui and Henan Red Cross; New Fourth Army Martyrs Monument Projects in Shanghai, Anhui and Liaoning; "Chengzhi" Scholarship Program and scholarship for the funeral department etc.

Ms. Yi Hua, Deputy General Manager of Fu Shou Yuan said: "Since our establishment, Fu Shou Yuan International Group has upheld a high degree of social responsibility. Our motto is 'people-oriented, rooted with culture". We aim to construct a green company that is eager to fulfill social responsibility and we wish to build a company of economic scale and social dedication for the public, in which receives high level of social respect. We are very thankful for the organization and others for their recognition and endorsement of Fu Shou Yuan. We will insist in the vision of being a heartfelt conscience corporate, continue to magnify the practice of social responsibility, and spare no effort to promote a sustainable, long-term development of the culture, welfare and environmental protection in the death care industry in China. "

Source: Fu Shou Yuan International Group Limited
Sectors: Daily News

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