ABOUT NEW LIFE
Social Capital Builder (SCB) Awards 2016
To accord recognition to individuals, enterprises/organisations which have contributed to the development of social capital in Hong Kong, and to commend outstanding CIIF-funded projects, the Community Investment and Inclusion Fund (CIIF) of the Labour and Welfare Bureau has organised the biennial SCB Awards since 2012. The Awards provide an opportunity for various sectors of the community to witness and share the achievements in building social capital in Hong Kong. New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association has hourned with Social Capital Builder Awards for 2016-2018.
The award presentation ceremony has been held on 6 January 2017.
2015-16 Talent-Wise Employment Charter and Inclusive Organisations Recognition Scheme
New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and New Life Support Enterprises Limited have hourned with “Innovation Award for Inclusive Organisation” and “Outstanding Mentor Award for Inclusive Organisation” at 2015-16 Talent-Wise Employment Charter and Inclusive Organisations Recognition Scheme organised by The Labour and Welfare Bureau in collaboration with the Rehabilitation Advisory Committee, the Hong Kong Joint Council for People with Disabilities and the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.
The award presentation ceremony cum experience sharing session has been held on 29 February 2016.
WRAP® Centers of Excellence Certification
New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association has been recognised and certified as WRAP® Centers of Excellence by The Copeland Centre for Wellness and Recovery under International WRAP® Centers of Excellence Certification Program (IWCEC).
The WRAP® Centers of Excellence is to recognise the organisation of the success to promote high quality transformational experiences through Wellness Recovery Action Plan facilitation.
2015 Tithe Ethical Consumption
Farmfresh 330 (Wan Chai) received the “Consumer Most Favorite Social Enterprise” award in the 2015 Tithe Ethical Consumption organized by the Fullness Social Enterprise Society. The award was presented on 27 January 2016.
Certified Organic Farm Management Award 2015
New Life Farm received the “The Best Certified Organic Farm Award 2015”, “Merit in Organic Nutrition Control” and “Merit in Organic Pests Control” awards in the Outstanding Certified Organic Farm Competition 2015 organized by the Hong Kong Organic Resources Centre. The awards recognized the farm’s competency in organic production, with zero defects recorded in organic certification audits, as well as enhanced skills and knowledge in farm management and control. The award was presented at the Hong Kong Organic Day on 1 March 2015.
Prestigious Corporate Brand Awards 2014
The Association and cafe330 were awarded the “Social Enterprise Brand” and “Hong Kong Up-and-coming Corporate Brand” respectively in the Prestigious Corporate Brand 2014 jointly organized by Master of Science in Marketing Program of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ming Pao Daily. These Awards were great recognition of our endeavours to develop high quality and innovative social enterprises and branding in the past years.
Hong Kong Social Enterprise Outstanding Employee Recognition 2014
To express appreciation and recognition to employees of social enterprises and to demonstrate the fruitful returns through featuring the can-do spirit of the outstanding performers, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprise Ltd. (HKGCSE) joined hands with the Social Enterprise Summit 2014 to organize the "Social Enterprise Outstanding Employee Recognition Project 2014". Ten frontline staff from our social enterprises received awards as Outstanding Employees. The award presentation ceremony was held on 14 June 2014 with the Hon. Jasper Tsang Yok Sing, GBS, JP as the officiating guest.
“Quality Organic Retailer” and “Top Organic Products Retailer”
farmfresh330 was honoured to receive the “Quality Organic Retailer” and “Top Organic Products Retailer” awards from the Hong Kong Organic Resources Centre for the second consecutive year, in recognition of its service excellence in organic retail operation as well as selling quality organic products to customers. The award ceremony was held on 5 June 2014.
Social Enterprise Endorsement (SEE) Mark
In order to strengthen the operational capability of social enterprises and to enhance their social impact, the Hong Kong General Chamber of Social Enterprise Ltd. and the City University of Hong Kong developed the first Social Enterprise Endorsement (SEE) System in Hong Kong. farmfresh330 was awarded the SEE mark at Advanced Level, recognizing its outstanding performance in the sector. The first SEE Mark Presentation Ceremony was held on 27 November 2014. In the second round of SEE Mark Awards, rwb330 applied for "Start-up" level in March 2015.
Awards in Hong Kong North District Flowers, Birds, Insects and Fish Show 2014
New Life Farm was awarded “The Characteristics Exhibition Booth Design” and “The Best Small Exhibition Booth” by North District Flowers, Birds, Insects and Fish Show Committee in December 2014. The Show aimed to promote environmental friendly concepts to the public and motivate participants in green living. To match the theme, the Farm designed the “Transform of Food Waste” exhibition booth to promote the concepts of reducing food waste and preserving nature.