History provides the basis of our shared heritage, culture and values. It helps us understand who we were – and in doing so – who we are, and learn to manage change in a sensible and responsible manner.
For this reason, corporate archives are set up to preserve the important history of businesses, and community projects initiated to safeguard the heritage and collective memory of our society.
The Hong Kong Heritage Project (HKHP) was founded by Sir Michael Kadoorie in 2007 to preserve history and promote the appreciation of heritage in Hong Kong. HKHP holds a unique collection of archives originated from CLP, the Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels and other Kadoorie businesses and interests, which includes oral histories relating to Hong Kong's wider social and economic development post-war.
HKHP seeks to share its archives with the public through community events, and encourages young people's interest in exploring Hong Kong history through creative and innovative programmes.
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HKHP is a non-profit organisation generously funded by the Kadoorie Family, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, and CLP Holdings Limited.