The China Awards are a Charity Dinner the proceeds of which are intended to Lifeline Express, a nonprofit organization that provides free care and surgery, thanks to hospital trains that move in remote and poor areas of China. The hospital trains are equipped with high-tech medical equipment and inside the cars are made in a completely free surgical operations to cure patients suffering from cataracts.
The President, Nellie Fong, is a very influential person in China (among other member of the Consultative) and the project is supported by the Chinese government through the Ministries of Health and of Railways; the launch of the first things every year is usually accompanied by the presence of the Vice-Premier of China; the United Nations (UNDP) have awarded the project for its impact on development.
Some companies awarded in previous editions:
ADR - ROME AIRPORTS, ANNOVI REVERBERI, AGRATI GROUP, AGUSTA WESTLAND, ALSTOM, ASJA ENVIRONMENT, GENERAL INSURANCE, Azimut Benetti, MAURIZIO BALDASSARI, BANK OF CHINA, B & C SPEAKERS, BRACCO, BREMBO, BRIGHT FOOD INTERNATIONAL - YIMIN FOODS GROUP, CANDY, CECEP, CHEMTECH SOLAR, CONSORTIUM REAL VOLLEY, COOP LOMBARDIA, Costa Cruises, DANIELI, DE LONGHI, DIASORIN, DIESEL, ELDOR CORPORATION, bow, ENDURA, Ermenegildo Zegna, EURIZON FINANCIAL GROUP, EXCLUSIVE DESIGN, EXPRIVIA, FATA, FEDERLEGNO FURNITURE, FIAT, GARTOUR, Genertec ITALY, GI GROUP, GIACOMINI, GIOVANNONI DESIGN, GIUSEPPE BOTTIGLIERI SHIPPING COMPANY, HAIER EUROPE, ITALY HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES, ICBC EUROPE, INTESA SAN PAOLO, Investindustrial, Italcementi, IVECO, LAFER, LAURA BIAGIOTTI, ITALY LOTTO SPORT, LU-VE GROUP. LUXOTTICA, Magneti Marelli, MAPEI, MARCEGAGLIA, MAX MARA, PROJECTS Merloni, Merloni TERMOSANITARI, MECCANOTECNICA UMBRA, MORELLATO & SECTOR, NATUZZI, OROBIANCO, PARADISE, PIRELLI, PLATI, POLYTECHNIC OF MILAN, PRADA, PRIMA INDUSTRIE, PRYSMIAN, RAINBOW GROUP, RISEN - CHEMTECH GROUP, ROMIT, SAFILO, Salov, SALVATORE FERRAGAMO, SEA AIRPORTS MILAN, SIMEST, STMICROELECTRONICS, TECHNOGYM, TESMEC, TOD'S, TOTWOO, TRAVAGLINI, TRUSSARDI, UFI FILTERS, Vibram, VICENZI GROUP, VINITALY INTERNATIONAL WATER GEN POWER, WE CHAT , WORLD CAPITAL REAL ESTATE GROUP, ZHEJIANG MAYLINK CULTURE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, ZOOMLION, ZTE.