UNICEF recognizes Chairman Chen Feng’s longstanding contributions to the United Nations and children’s causes on behalf of HNA Group
NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HNA Group Co-Founder and Chairman Chen Feng was invited to join UNICEF’s inaugural International Council in recognition of his philanthropic endeavors supporting children’s and United Nations causes through HNA Group.
HNA Chairman Chen Feng Met with UNICEF’s Deputy Director, Justin Forsyth
UNICEF’s inaugural International Council is comprised of UNICEF’s top individual and family philanthropist contributors making multimillion dollar contributions annually to UNICEF. International Council members gathered for their first annual summit on November 16th and 17th to engage with UNICEF leaders on the strategic direction of the organization as well as to bolster their understanding of children’s needs around the world to be more effective advocates for children.
During the Summit, Chairman Chen was honored with the opportunity to address his fellow philanthropists. “It is a great honor to today join UNICEF’s inaugural International Council. When we founded HNA Group 24 years ago, philanthropy was one of our core objectives, and we take this commitment to making the world a better place extremely seriously. I look forward to further co-operation with UNICEF to achieve our common goals in this regard.”
Along the sidelines of the Summit, Chairman Chen also met with UNICEF’s Deputy Director, Justin Forsyth, to discuss future areas of collaboration between UNICEF and HNA Group.
“We are proud to welcome Chairman Chen Feng as a member of UNICEF’s International Council,” said Forsyth. “Mr Chen’s lifelong commitment to philanthropy is very much aligned with the goals of UNICEF, and we have a long and productive history of co-operation with HNA Group to help children around the world.”
HNA Group, a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics and financial services, has a rich history of citizenship and philanthropic endeavors. Realizing HNA Group’s motto of doing something for society, doing something for others, under Chairman Chen’s leadership, HNA Group has been involved in more than 40 charity projects and provided millions of dollars of funding over the past 24 years, focusing on societal benefits with an emphasis on children’s causes.
HNA Group partners with some of the world’s leading not-for profit organizations, including UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Notable CSR