Social Enterprise
Morethan, a premium upcycling fashion social enterprise turning the Useless into the Useful
2021.10.11
  An interview with Choi Yi-hyun (Ian Choi), CEO of Morethan, which was selected and nurtured as a Star Social Enterprise by SK Innovation in 2018 Morethan’s homepage: http://wecontinew.com/     Q1. We’d like to know the background and motivations of Morethan. How did you establish this social enterprise?   When I studied in the U.K., ...
Social enterprise Right Route introduces eco-friendly textile material made from recycled battery separators at Preview in Seoul 2021 fair
2021.09.01
  Right Route (http://www.texnic.kr/), a social venture that is supported by SK Innovation, is attending the textile fair “Preview in Seoul 2021” held from September 1st to 3rd at COEX, Seoul, South Korea.   Preview in Seoul (PIS), or Seoul International Textile Fair, is an annual event organized by the Korea Federation of Textile Industries ...
Social venture INGINE sealed the first overseas contract on wave energy in Yuquot, Canada
2021.08.02
  ■ A part of Yuquot Project supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Canadian Federal Government, aiming to change energy source from fossil fuels to wave energy in regions without sufficient power grid – Perform basic design work before introducing wave power plants in the first half of 2022; start building wave power ...
SK Innovation held SV Community Workshop to nurture social enterprises and social ventures
2021.07.16
  SK Innovation has been supporting social ventures and enterprises through multiple programs. Lately, the company successfully organized an event called “SV Community Workshop” to strengthen the social enterprises and social ventures fostered by the company, receiving great responses from the participants. The workshop started on June 1st and ended on July 1st, after one ...
Social enterprise Morethan opens eco-friendly fashion factory
2021.06.08
  Morethan, a social enterprise supported by SK Innovation, has opened an ecological factory to celebrate World Environment Day on the 5th.   Being famous for its upcycling brand Continew, Morethan uses discarded car seat leather, airbags, safety belts, etc. to recycle and re-design them into new fashion products including bags, wallets, shoes, and accessories. ...
Montsenu, Grape Lab, Usisan (social enterprises supported by SK Innovation) shine at 2021 P4G Seoul Summit
2021.06.01
  Montsenu, Grape Lab, and Usisan, three social enterprises supported by SK Innovation, were among eco-friendly enterprises participated in the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit held on May 30th and 31st in Seoul, South Korea. Social enterprises from various fields participated in the P4G Summit this year to promote sustainable business and encourage eco-friendly consumption.   ...
[ESG partners] INGINE, a social venture brings clean electricity to islands through wave energy technology
2021.05.18
  An interview with Sung Yong-jun (Daniel), CEO of INGINE, one of the four participating companies in the SV2 Impact Partnering Program supported by SK Innovation in 2019 INGINE’s homepage: http://INGINE.co.kr/     Q1. You must have already known the “tradition” of this series – starting with the name. What does INGINE mean? Does it have anything related ...
Social venture INGINE successfully attracted 4 billion KRW investment from Korea Development Bank
2021.05.12
■ INGINE, a social venture with its distinctive wave energy technology, successfully attracted investment from Korea Development Bank – Previously, INGINE received a 2.5 billion KRW investment from SK Innovation as the company aims to foster green energy industry ■ CEO of INGINE: “As our company is accelerating overseas business in Indonesia, Canada, etc., we will strive ...
Social Enterprise Grape Lab won Product Design Award at iF Design Award 2021
2021.04.16
  Grape Lab, a social enterprise supported by SK Innovation, has won Product Design Award at iF (international Forum) Design Award 2021 with its sustainable design.       This year’s ‘iF Design Award’ was marked by a fierce competition among around 10,000 entries from 52 countries across the globe. The winners were selected after ...
[ESG partners] Inobus, a young startup that improves waste recycling with innovative tech
2021.03.17
  An interview with Jang Jin-hyuk, CEO of Inobus, one of the three winners of the Environmental Social Business Discovery Contest selected by SK Innovation in 2020. Inobus’ homepage: http://www.inobus.co.kr/     Q1. First of all, we are always curious about the company’s name. So please tell us what Inobus means and how you started ...
Marine Innovation released new eco-friendly plates made of seaweed
2021.03.02
  Marine Innovation(http://eng.marineinv.com/), a social venture supported by SK Innovation, has officially launched new eco-friendly plates made of seaweed by-products.   With two types of design, the recently launched plates of Marine Innovation will be supplied to hotels, resorts, and restaurants, which have high demand for these products. Marine Innovation’s eco-friendly food containers are expected ...
Marine Innovation won an award at WorldStar Packaging Awards 2021 with eco-friendly egg tray
2021.02.10
  Marine Innovation, a social venture supported by SK Innovation, has announced that its eco-friendly egg tray made of seaweed by-products won a special award at WorldStar Global Packaging Awards 2021.   The WorldStar Global Packaging Awards is an annual world competition held by the World Packaging Organization (WPO) to promote the technological development of ...