Concord Securities Group, which marked its 30th anniversary this year, recently donated NT$300,000 to Financial group legal person Taiwan province privately established pu family of the gate benevolence, a senior citizens’ home, in hopes of improving senior citizens’ quality of life. The donation is in line with the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and its values of bringing better lives to seniors.
According to the National Development Council, Taiwan officially turned into an aged society in 2018 and we could become a super-aged society where at least 20 percent of the population are 65 or older by 2026. It is expected that by 2065, 4 in ten people in Taiwan could be aged 65 or over and one in the four persons could be aged 85 or more.
Cheng Ta-yu, chairman of the Concord Securities Group, said that the company has provided every worker at Concord with two days of paid leaves, encouraging them to commit to society and participate in charity organizations. In addition, Cheng said that companies should not only aim at making profits but also living by the values of its CSR, and devoting to the environment and the development of a sustainable society.
By Shelly Yang