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Samsung on Track to Expand Didimdol Centers Nationwide

Samsung on Track to Expand Didimdol Centers Nationwide

SEOUL, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea’s leading tech firm, announced on Thursday that it will expand the coverage of its “Samsung Hope Didimdol (stepping stone)” program nationwide. The program was designed to develop the self-reliance of teenagers who cannot stay in orphanages after reaching 18 years of age. The company [...]

Hyundai Motor to Host “2020 Longest Run” Campaign

Hyundai Motor to Host “2020 Longest Run” Campaign

SEOUL, June 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. announced on Tuesday that it will host the “2020 Longest Run” campaign. This campaign, one of Hyundai Motor’s flagship corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, is designed to contribute to creating a better world through afforestation. After downloading an exclusive app, participants can make a donation for [...]

SK Innovation, Doosan Heavy Take Part in Vietnamese Carbon-free Project

SK Innovation, Doosan Heavy Take Part in Vietnamese Carbon-free Project

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co. and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. said Thursday they will take part in a Vietnamese environmental project as a part of their corporate social responsibility efforts. The two companies signed a multiparty memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Quang Ngai provincial government in Vietnam for [...]

SK to Develop International Standards to Measure Social Value in 3 Years

SK to Develop International Standards to Measure Social Value in 3 Years

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group has decided to work with other global corporations over the next three years to build international standards to measure the ‘social value’ generated by businesses. SK announced that the Value Balancing Alliance (VBA), a non-profit organization in Frankfurt, Germany, will begin carrying out the task of jointly [...]

SK Innovation Applauds Social Enterprise for Creation of New Whale Doll

SK Innovation Applauds Social Enterprise for Creation of New Whale Doll

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Inspired by the abandoned plastic from the stomach of a whale that died in Ulsan, a social enterprise is receiving positive reviews for producing and selling eco-friendly whale dolls that reflect on the protection of the marine environment. SK Innovation Co., South Korea’s top oil refiner, announced on Monday that [...]