SOURCE: Colliers International

Colliers International

November 10, 2015 23:22 ET

More Than 1,700 Employees of Colliers International Asia Dedicated Close to 10,000 Hours to Community Work in a Single Day

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - November 10, 2015) - For the fourth year in a row, more than 1,700 staff from Colliers International's offices across Asia took a day off from work on 30 October 2015 to participate in the company's social responsibility day -- Out For Good.

Launched in 2011, Out For Good's mission is simple -- to empower employees to make a difference in the local communities which they live and work in. Across Asia, Colliers' employees partnered with non-profit organisations and participated in a multitude of local projects as a way to show their commitment to social responsibility.

The following is a list of all Out For Good projects which Colliers International carried out throughout Asia on 30 October 2015:

Location Project
China – Beijing Set up a charity fund for the Dandelion School, Beijing's first and the only middle school for children from low-income migrant families
China – Chengdu Cleaned up Chengdu's important urban water supply area -- "Yunqiao Wetlands" to improve Chengdu water quality as well as to maintain the ecosystem
China – Guangzhou Participated in a beach cleanup and collected over 400kg of garbage
China – Shanghai Revisited the Huimin Special School and took the children with disabilities to Shanghai Shenlong Ecological Park for a day trip
Hong Kong Partnered with Hong Chi Association to organise a "Back to School" themed CSR day, sponsored uniforms for 200 students of the Hong Chi Morning Hope School for children with autism and had a fun day with the students
India – Bangalore Supported the cause of environment and planted 100 saplings sponsored by Colliers India
India – Chennai, Mumbai and Pune Supported orphan care by visiting the respective non-profit organisations and making donations
India - Kolkata Visited an orphanage and sponsored the lunch for children and a puppet show
India – NCR Engaged clients and conducted the 'Step Out for Good' campaign in support of the environment, which includes a 5km walk in the Aravali Biodiversity park in Gurgaon and some environmental friendly initiatives
Indonesia Visited a shelter for 18 to 21-year-old boys and girls, cleaned up their shelter, painted their rooms and had a fun time with them
Kazakhstan Partnered with clients to support a shelter for single mothers and their children. Helped fit out the common room, installed new plastic windows and also donated clothes and food
Myanmar Conducted a lesson on brushing teeth and washing hands for a group of school children in Ngwe Saung to reduce illnesses such as diarrhea
Philippines – Cebu Visited the Hospicio de San Jose in Barili, a well-known home for the elderlies in Cebu, and donated food and daily necessities to the hospital
Philippines – Manila Beach cleanup at Matabungkay, Lian Batangas after the recent typhoon. Collected more than 400 kg of trash and donated the recyclables to the community adjacent to the Matabungkay Beach Hotel
Singapore Provided befriending, cleaning, painting and gardening services to three different nursing homes for the elderlies; namely, All Saints Home (Tampines), Geylang Home for the Aged and SWAMI Home
Taiwan Visited "Harmony Home", a shelter house for children and adults with HIV/AIDS and donated money, diapers and milk powder to the shelter house
Thailand Planted and moved more than 1,000 seedlings in Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park and Botanical Garden in Samut Prakarn Province
Vietnam Travelled to Tien Giang Province to visit Nhan Ai Disabled School and donated the necessities to the school

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Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI) (TSX: CIG) is a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,300 professionals operating from 502 offices in 67 countries. With an enterprising culture and significant insider ownership, Colliers professionals provide a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide. Services include brokerage, global corporate solutions, investment sales and capital markets, project management and workplace solutions, property and asset management, consulting, valuation and appraisal services, and customized research and thought leadership. Colliers International has been ranked among the top 100 outsourcing firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' Global Outsourcing for 10 consecutive years, more than any other real estate services firm.

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