News Release

2022 Mar 10
AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co., Limited

"AEON Scholarship" and The University of Hong Kong hold an Online Presentation Ceremony

As an essential part of fulfilling Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), AEON Group has extended its "AEON Scholarship Program" to overseas and more than 4,000 students have been benefited from it. Through the implementation of the program, AEON provides financial support to students with outstanding academic performance, encouraging their pursuit of academic excellence and increasing their sense of responsibility, so as to create a better future and realize their dreams.

Since 2019, AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. and AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co. Ltd. jointly set up "AEON Scholarship" with The University of Hong Kong. This scholarship is mainly awarded to bachelor students studying Japanese studies, Business & Economics or Engineering to meet the development needs of Hong Kong and cultivate more professionals in related fields. The AEON Scholarship 2020/21 was awarded to 20 bachelor students in 4 March 2022, and each received a scholarship of HK$10,000. In view of the current epidemic situation in Hong Kong, the original planned award ceremony was cancelled and in replace of online presentation ceremony. Mr. Isao Sugawara, the Managing Director of AEON Store (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., Mr. Fukayama Tomoharu, the Managing Director of AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co., Ltd., and representatives from different faculties of the University of Hong Kong were cordially invited to deliver speeches.

Mr. Isao Sugawara, the Managing Director of AEON Store (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., said in his speech: In line with AEON basic principles of pursuing peace, respecting humanity, and contributing to local communities, we pursue the development of our community with own business growth and lead to a sustainable development ultimately. AEON has been dedicated to contribute to the community in different fields and build a better community together with its stakeholders. At present, the complicated international political situation coupled with the uncertainty brought by the epidemic, our life undergone tremendous changes as well as the learning model of students. I hope all students can take current challenges and face them bravely. Spread the spirit of unity, hard work, peace and play your roles to create a better society. "

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About AEON Stores
AEON Stores was established in Hong Kong in 1985 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1994. The Group is mainly engaged in the operation of general merchandise stores (GMS). Currently, it operates 10 GMS, 2 independent supermarkets, 37 independent Living PLAZA by AEON, 30 independent Daiso Japan, 1 independent Bento Express by AEON and 4 Mono Mono and 3 KOMEDA'S Coffee in densely populated districts in Hong Kong. It also operates 22 GMS and 14 independent supermarkets in Guangdong Province, the PRC.

For more information:
AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co., Limited
Corporate Communication Department
Tel.:(852)2165 0777

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