(30th May 2019, Shanghai, China) The German Chamber of Commerce in China and Bertelsmann Stiftung, awarded the More Than a Market Awards to five German projects at the fourth award ceremony in Jin Mao Tower.
Hape’s “We Care We Share” project stood out among the more than 100 applicants, and was a finalist in the “Medium Enterprises” category of the More Than a Market Awards. Marking the 30th anniversary of the founding of Hape Group, Hape launched the “We Care We Share” project, working with several international NGOs and donating toys and realia to children in need around the world. By the end of last year, the project has benefited more than 12,000 children worldwide. Hape will continue the project in the future, bringing happiness to every child in the world, and contributing to the good of society at large.
About More Than a Market
Initiated by the German Chamber of Commerce in China (Shanghai) and Bertelsmann Stiftung in Germany, together with the German Consulate in Shanghai - the “More Than a Market” initiative was spread to the whole country since 2017. The initiative aims to establish a profound relationship and partnership between the people and the organisations of these two nations. Meanwhile, the More Than a Market Awards is set to honour the outstanding social engagements of German enterprises in Chinese society. This year, the award consisted of five categories, namely, Small Enterprises (1-500 employees in China), Medium Enterprises (500-5,000 employees), Large Enterprises (more than 5,000 employees), Environmental Protection and Passion & Potential, with only one winner and three finalists coming from each category.