China Shenhua would not achieve its growth without supports from the communities around its mines, power plants, railways and ports. With ongoing dialogues, the Company is keen to give back to the surrounding communities as its growth continues, seeking to create a safe, convenient and beautiful living environment and promote the common development of the Company and local communities。
China Shenhua would not achieve its growth without supports from the communities around its mines, power plants, railways and ports. With ongoing dialogues, the Company is keen to give back to the surrounding communities as its growth continues, seeking to create a safe, convenient and beautiful living environment and promote the common development of the Company and local communities.
China Shenhua adheres to its public welfare philosophy of maintaining balance between business development and social welfare. With a commitment to public welfare in a down-to-earth manner, we insist on incorporating the philosophy of “giving back to the society” in the whole process of our operation. Drawing upon the platform of Shenhua Foundation for welfare undertakings on a long-term and standardized basis, the Company proactively responds to the calls of local welfare activities and provides strong support to the staff in volunteering, aiming to foster a harmonious corporate culture. In 2012, China Shenhua’s external donations amounted to RMB115 million, of which RMB49 million was directly donated to the community, disaster-stricken areas, education sector, social welfare and cultural sectors, and RMB66 million was donated to Shenhua Foundation。
In light of its mission of “Showing the caring side of Shenhua in support of public welfare, social harmony and development”, Shenhua Foundation is engaged in a series of welfare programmes under the brand of “Shenhua Loving Care”, making positive contributions through helping children in need, supporting education and caring for those with disabilities. With an aim of having zero operational costs, all workers of Shenhua Foundation are part-time volunteers.
To actively promote volunteer activities, the Company advocates the volunteer spirit of “devotion, friendly affection, mutual aid and progress”, and encourages the staff’enthusiasm of “happy to participate and contribute in volunteer activities”. In 2012, the Company further expanded its volunteer number, including 33 volunteer teams and 8,673 registered members. Meanwhile, 104 volunteers from the Company have registered to Shenhua Foundation. Led by the volunteer organization, Shenhua volunteers carried out a series of distinctive volunteer activities such as revisiting recipients of caring activities, voluntary book shelving, environmental advocacy, voluntary tree planting and promotion of health in communities.
A long-term campaign of Shendong Coal Group Volunteers Association. With a volunteer database to ensure service quality, Shendong Coal Group Volunteers Association entered into volunteer service agreements with 8 target families and carried out a series of activities such as “Conveying Love – Hand in Hand” and “Conveying Love – Affection Around” in 2012, donating over 600 hours.