January 28, 2017
The overall average score of the 50constituent companies of the Hang Seng Index (HSI) in the 2nd HKBSI was 45.73 (out of 100 points), an increase of 9.53% compared to that of the 1st HKBSI launched in December 2015. The average score of the top 20 Index companies has recorded 68.82 points, up 20.21% from that of the last year.
HKBSI aims at encouraging listed companies in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to adopt corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a progressive business model for them to achieve business sustainability. Fifty HSI constituent companies as at 6 June 2016 were invited to complete an online assessment questionnaire concerning their CSR performance for the year ended in 2014/15, based on publicly available information. SMRC assessed…