A subsidiary of the Fortune Global 500’s China State Construction Engineering Corporation, China Overseas Holdings Limited (COHL) is a substantial contributor to the urban, social and economic growth of Hong Kong and Macau. As of June 2020, the company has a land bank of nearly 960 million sqft and a brand presence in several key commercial regions around the world including Singapore, London, New York and Sydney.
COHL centres itself around several core businesses from development and construction to service, management and investment. The company currently has five subsidiaries publicly listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, accumulating a collective market capitalisation of nearly SGD 40 billion in its run.
Built on a mission to create spaces with boundless value in property development, COHL is considering a leading player in the industry, ranking in the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index for ten years running. These accolades are not for nought, reflecting the various efforts of corporate social responsibility that the company undertakes. Passionate in community building and environmental protection, COHL has participated in a number of charity events through their China Overseas Charity Fund. Through this fund, they have provided support towards various initiatives from poverty alleviation to education to disaster relief.
Their charitable efforts have garnered them even more accolades, having received China’s Outstanding Charity Contribution Award and the UNMDG Better World Company Label that is given to companies for their commendable green practices.