Corporate Social Responsibility
CSR in the News
Gold Sponsor for Students Care Service (SCS)
As an ongoing commitment of our social responsibilities to the societies we worked and lived in, China Sonangol International Singapore joined the call of Students Care Service and participated as a Gold Sponsor for the event organized by the SCS on 8th March 2014 at the Marina Bay, Singapore.
Staff of China Sonangol International Singapore organized themselves into two teams and participated heartily in the evening challenge event.
The SCS Marina Bay Challenge aimed to raise S$200,000 to support the care and development of about 6,000 students and youths whom SCS reaches out to annually through 4 centres spread across Singapore.
Students Care Service is amongst the very few Voluntary Welfare Organizations with Educational Psychology Services and Social Work Services and contributing to the empowerment of children and youth since 1976.
China Sonangol Land through its Hospitality Arm Intercontinental Bali Resort host special need children from Australian International School
On 5th December, 2013, InterContinental Bali Resort hosted a number of special need children from the Australian International School, Bali.
The purpose for the visit was for these children to experience a different environment from their home or school. The days outing was full of opportunities for the children to socialise with others. This increased their self esteem and improved their social skills.
During their visit to InterContinental Bali Resort, all children were engaged into various activities at the Planet Trekkers – kids club. A wholesome buffet for the kids, encapsulated with feeding the fishes and ducks in the lagoon, followed by the turtle release to the sea at Jimbaran Beach. The baby turtles for release were provided by the Turtle Conservation and Education Center.
"We take pride in partnering with AIS and not just these activities, but we do provide vocational training to the special needs children from AIS to boost their confidence and make them self sustainable for a better tomorrow." commented Michel Chertouh, General Manager of InterContinental Bali Resort.
China Sonangol Land Supports Children's Needs in Bali
China Sonangol Land lends it support to Bali Life Foundation to reach out to the poor and homeless children in Bali, sharing its vision to provide hope, dignity and purpose to children who have been abandoned, orphaned or rejected. Together with our partner Media Group and Intercontinental Bali Resort we donated USD 40,000 to Bali Life Foundation.
Through our group network, we will continually reach out to spread love and hope in the global community.
Investment In A Corporate Socially Responsible Company, Catoca
As part of our commitment to sustainable and responsible investment, China Sonangol International Singapore invested in the Catoca diamond mine. It is the fourth largest diamond mine in the world, and is located in Angola. The mine is owned by a consortium of international mining interests.
As part of its CSR, Catoca made social investments to improve the quality of life of its employees and the community close to its concession area. It implemented a piped water project to supply water to the neighborhoods near Catoca to meet the needs of the people, among them some 3,000 children. It also invested in Community Children's Program, Community Education Program, construction of schools and a solar power project for the community.
China Sonangol Land Supports The Arts
China Sonangol Land, is delighted to collaborate again with Sing'theatre on this wonderful play called "A Singaporean in Paris".
Whilst our core business activity in Singapore is property development and investments, China Sonangol Land's philosophy is to contribute to the social as well as the economic development of the countries we operate in. To this end, we seek to play an active role in the promotion of arts and culture in Singapore.
The play "A Singaporean in Paris" debuts in March 2014.