A.S. Watson Group received three silver awards in the website stream category under the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2016

Newly Launched ASW Websites Awarded For Barrier-Free Design

A.S. Watson Group (ASW) received three silver awards in the website stream category under the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2016 today, including the ASW corporate website, the Group’s flagship local philanthropy programme ‘Hong Kong Students Sports Awards’ website, and the new CSR programme ‘Project LOL’ website, which participated in the scheme for the first time.

ASW revamped and launched the new corporate website and its affiliate ‘Hong Kong Students Sports Awards’ website with fresh new looks in Oct last year. The new websites feature a user-friendly design with enhanced navigation flow, which enable the public to access to the corporate information and latest news in an efficient and timely manner. The group also rolled out a new CSR programme ‘Project LOL’ website to promote the Corporate Social Responsibility and to bring ‘Lots Of Love, Lots Of Laughs’ to those in need.

ASW is committed to providing a barrier-free web environment, the design of our websites have taken into account the needs of people with disabilities, and conformed all 14 judging criteria listed under the Silver Category of the scheme, so that all users, with or without disabilities, can enjoy surfing our websites conveniently.

Over the years, ASW has been actively pursuing web accessibility design. We have been receiving the ‘Silver Award’ in the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme co-organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) since 2013, to recognise our efforts in enhancing the user experience with a more user-friendly and accessible internet environment.