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18 May

Top Accolades for New World Development at HR Asia Awards 2017 and Asia Recruitment Awards 2017

New World Development Company Limited (“the Group”), guided by the vision of The Artisanal Movement, has again won industry recognition as one of the best companies to work for, for the successful restructuring of its recruitment strategy through new digital and social media platforms, and for its commitment to fostering a culture of inclusion and diversity in recruitment, talent development and staff care.

These accolades include six major prizes at the Asia Recruitment Awards 2017 and recognition for the third consecutive year as one of the ‘Best Companies to Work for in Asia’ at the HR Asia Awards 2017. We are especially proud to be acknowledged as a world-class corporation with extremely high levels of employee engagement and an excellent workplace culture.

This broad sweep of awards at the beginning of 2017 demonstrates the resounding success of The Artisanal Movement, the driving force that infuses every aspect of the Group’s achievement – in establishing innovative and bespoke solutions for project design, development and realisation; in creating a cutting-edge culture of inclusion and diversity for talent acquisition, development and retention through digital platforms; and in shaping a dynamic and collaborative community of colleagues. The inspiration of The Artisanal Movement has created a ground-breaking work culture dedicated to pushing the boundaries of commitment, aspiration and achievement far beyond the limits of traditional corporate structures.

At the Asia Recruitment Awards 2017, Hong Kong’s premier occasion for celebrating excellence in HR recruitment, the Group and the vibrant culture of The Artisanal Movement were recognised with no less than six major awards, including a Gold and two Silvers:

Best Career Website – Corporate HR Team (GOLD)

Best Mobile Experience – Corporate HR Team (SILVER)

Best Diversity and Inclusion Strategy (SILVER)

Best Use of Recruitment Technology (BRONZE)

Best Employer Brand Development (BRONZE)

Best Recruitment Advertising Strategy (BRONZE)


A key award for the Group is ‘Best Diversity and Inclusion Strategy’. We strive to differentiate ourselves from traditional developers by being ready and willing to embrace positive change, and this award recognises our commitment both to attracting talent across the range of backgrounds and experience and to our determination to provide opportunities for everyone who shares our values and aspirations. The Group is proactive in making sure that our culture is welcoming, adaptive and inclusive, listening to the opinions and suggestions of all staff and determined to anticipate, accept and implement the very best practices in enhancing our service to our staff.

In recruitment, the Group’s Human Resources team has built on the inspiration of The Artisanal Movement to construct a new template for talent through the internet and social media. Through the creative and interactive features of our expanding digital presence we aim to engage visitors and followers on the public website and through social media. Our Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn channels allow us to connect with the younger population and share our vision of success in an Artisanal world. Our commitment to digital media as a means of sharing ideas, information and opportunities with potential talent is key to our identity as a premium brand.

These awards show that the Group and The Artisanal Movement are at the forefront of initiatives for a new vision of corporate culture that is an inspiration for our staff, and a benchmark which will encourage our staff in the industry to succeed as we have done.


About New World Development Company Limited

Founded in 1970, New World Development Company Limited (“The Group”, Hong Kong stock code: 00017) was publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972 and is a constituent stock of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index. A premium brand infused with a unique personality defined by The Artisanal Movement, New World Group’s core business areas include property development, infrastructure and services, retail, and hotels and serviced apartments. As at 31 December 2016, the total asset value of the Group amounted to HK$420.4 billion. The Group has an effective interest of approximately 61% in NWS Holdings Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 00659), approximately 72% in New World Department Store China Limited (Hong Kong stock code: 00825). New World China Land Limited is wholly owned by the Group.