Equal Opportunities Commission


E-news Issue 272


Issue 272 | 30/12/2021

Logos of 200 RDI Charter Signatories

EOC’s Racial D&I Charter hits 200-signatory mark on three-year anniversary

Three years ago, the EOC launched Hong Kong’s first-of-its-kind platform for connecting employers committed to promoting racial equality in the workplace – the Racial Diversity & Inclusion Charter. Today, over 200 organisations have pledged their support as a signatory. They range from global and local conglomerates to SMEs, charities, educational institutions and sports organisations.

Making your websites and mobile apps accessible for all

Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme returns this year with EOC as Independent Advisor

The annual Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme, organised by Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited and co-organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, aims to promote and recognise best practice in accessible design for websites and mobile applications. This year, the EOC is proud to be serving once again as the Independent Advisor of the Scheme, now open for application until 30 June 2022.

Banking services

Hong Kong Association of Banks issues guideline on serving people with dementia

The EOC welcomes the issuance of the Guideline on Banking Services for Persons with Dementia by the Hong Kong Association of Banks (HKAB) this month, a seminal move towards enhancing financial inclusion and promoting equal access to banking services in Hong Kong.

Image of migrants of different genders and ethnicities carrying suitcases. In the background is the image of a globe.

EOC celebrates International Migrants Day with NGOs

The 18th of December marked International Migrants Day. Echoing this year’s theme set by the United Nations, “Harnessing the Potential of Human Mobility”, the EOC joined Enrich HK, PathFinders, Resolve Foundation and Uplifters to roll out an online campaign featuring real and inspiring stories about the hard work and valuable contribution of migrants to Hong Kong society.