13 Sep 2021

Link Receives Seven Accolades for Its Innovative, Employee-First Culture

  • Link won five Stevie Awards at the eighth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards 2021
  • Link was named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia for the second time and received the WeCare certification for the first time at the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards 2021

Link Asset Management Limited (Link), the manager of Link Real Estate Investment Trust (Link REIT, Hong Kong stock code: 823) recently won seven accolades for its exemplary employee care and talent empowerment – an especially notable feat during the trying times of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. These prestigious accolades are a testament to Link’s remarkable performance in employee engagement, talent development and workplace culture.

Link’s Chief Executive Officer George Hongchoy said, “It is our honour to be recognised by two coveted international award programmes. These recognitions underscore our efforts to fostering a close-knit team and culture of excellence. We are keen to live out our commitment to link our employees to a brighter future by fuelling aspirations and impact. By doing so, we aim to generate lasting commercial and social benefits for the enjoyment of the generations to come.”

Link received its five Stevie Awards in recognition of the company’s innovative human resource initiatives, and its swift and targeted responses to the pandemic with cross-departmental effort. These included two Gold Stevie Awards for Link’s innovative employee initiatives in driving a life-long learning culture and demonstrating the power of team collaboration, one Silver Stevie Award in the “Most Exemplary Employer” category, and a Silver Stevie Award and a Bronze Stevie Award in the “Most Valuable Corporate Response” category for the company’s COVID-19 response, recognising its strong support to its staff and the wider community during the pandemic.

Organised by Stevie Awards, Inc., the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards is an international awards competition that recognises innovation in all its forms within the region. With more than 900 nominations received, the award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 100 executives around the world acting as judges in March and April 2021.

The HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards, organised by Business Media International, confirmed Link as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia for the second consecutive year as well as a recipient of the WeCare certification for the first time at the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia Awards 2021. The WeCare certification recognised the care Link has demonstrated to its employees through initiatives such as maintaining a safe workplace, offering flexible work arrangements, promoting work-life balance and extending support to employees’ families.

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About Link

Link Real Estate Investment Trust (Hong Kong stock code: 823), managed by Link Asset Management Limited, is a leading retail-focused REIT in the world. Listed in 2005 as the first REIT in Hong Kong, Link has been 100% held by public and institutional investors and is a Hang Seng Index constituent stock. From its home in Hong Kong, Link manages a diversified portfolio including retail facilities, car parks and offices spanning Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, London and Sydney. Link seeks to extend its portfolio growth trajectory and grasp expansion opportunities in different markets in pursuit of our medium-term target Vision 2025. For details, please visit https://www.linkreit.com/.

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