Hong Kong, October 28, 2016 – Chubb Life, the global life insurance division of Chubb, today announced that its life insurance subsidiary in Hong Kong has won three awards under the Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme 2015/16, they are the “Family-Friendly Employer Award”, “Special Mention Award” and “Awards for Breastfeeding Support”. Organized by the Home Affairs Bureau and the Family Council, these accolades are a testament to Chubb Life’s commitment to family-friendly employment policies and practices that help employees to achieve a good work-life balance.
Chubb Life values employee’s efforts and contribution to the company, and caring for their physical and mental health is the company’s key priority in the human resource agenda. In order to foster a pro-family culture within the company, Chubb Life organizes various employee engagement events and wellness programs across the year. One of them was the “Kids Experience Day” hosted on Christmas Eve, employees were invited to bring their children to the office and join the Christmas party together in celebration of the festive season. The company also launched a “Health Month” and other social recreational activities like annual dinner and cooking class, to keep staff invigorated. In addition to the provision of nursing facilities in the workplace, Chubb Life also supports breastfeeding mothers by enabling them to take lactation breaks during working hours.
Vivian Leung, Assistant Vice President, Human Resources & General Administration, said, ‘Our employees are invaluable to us, so we strive to create an environment that stands out as a desirable workplace by allowing employees to manage their family commitments. We are proud to be re-accredited as a “Family-Friendly Employer” and are excited to be awarded for our support towards breastfeeding, which is introduced in the Scheme for the first time. We believe our family-friendly efforts will help us retain our talent and foster staff loyalty.’
Launched in 2011, the Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme aims to raise employers' awareness of the importance of family core values by recognizing their achievements in implementing family-friendly measures and demonstration of a family-friendly spirit. In particular, the “Awards for Breastfeeding Support” was added this year to commend employers who provide an appropriate and friendly environment to cater the needs of breastfeeding employees.
About Chubb Life in Hong Kong
Chubb Life is the global life insurance division of Chubb, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Chubb Limited, the parent company of Chubb Group, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb's core operating insurance companies are rated AA for financial strength by Standard & Poor’s and A++ by A.M. Best. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide.
With both general and life insurance operations, Chubb has been present in Hong Kong for more than 90 years, via acquisitions by its predecessor companies. To meet the financial protection and security needs of its broad range of customers in Hong Kong, Chubb Life in Hong Kong (Chubb Life Insurance Company Ltd.) offers a comprehensive array of quality life and medical insurance products and services.
More information can be found at life.chubb.com/hk.
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