AMTD Charity Foundation is a charitable organization founded in 2016 by Calvin Choi, Chairman of AMTD Group. Upholding AMTD Group’s spirit of “giving back to the society and serving the community”, AMTD Charity Foundation is committed to serving the society, supporting social charity and helping people in need in Hong Kong and across the world. AMTD actively supports a range of corporate social responsibility activities, such as the sponsorship of Caritas Charity TV Show for 14 consecutive years, and being a key supporter of amfAR (the Foundation for AIDS Research), one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations on AIDS research, etc. AMTD Charity Foundation has also been committed to promoting technological development and talent cultivation. AMTD has formed a long-term partnership with Xiaomi, Singapore Management University, and National University of Singapore to establish the “Singapore Digital Finance Leadership Programme”, cooperated with the University of Waterloo to launch the “University of Waterloo-AMTD Innovation Hub” and “AMTD Waterloo Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellowship”, and collaborated with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to establish the “AMTD Fintech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business”.
AMTD is the first Hong Kong financial institution to join UN Global Compact, the largest global citizenship framework since 2016, to support 10 principles in the fields of “Human Rights”, “Labour”, “Environment” and “Anti-corruption”, committed to further promoting corporate social responsibility around the globe and contributing to the sustainable societal development.
AMTD Group has set up AMTD Charity Foundation to fulfill its commitment of giving back to the society and upholding social responsibility, in order to promote education, relieve poverty, and support people in need in Hong Kong and across the world. In special recognition of our constant contribution to the society over the past years, the Hong Kong Council of Social Services has awarded AMTD Group as the “10+ Caring Company”. AMTD Group and AMTD Charity Foundation will commit to the responsibility of corporate citizenship and continue to strengthen community care.