social value
Introducing the finalists of the 6th Great Music Festival, a special annual event for musicians with developmental disabilities
2022.09.16
  “Where the music of miracles begins!”     SK Innovation holds the Great Music Festival (hereafter GMF) every year for developmentally disabled musician groups across the country and supports them to reach their dreams through the harmony created by their musical talents.   Since October 2017, SK Innovation has been holding GMF every year, ...
[Documentary] MangLub, the Vietnamese social enterprise protecting mangrove forest
2022.09.02
Known as “The lungs of Asia,” mangrove forests have a remarkable capacity of capturing carbon dioxide and act as the natural walls against tsunamis and erosions. They are also home to many species and provide diverse economic benefits to local communities as well.   However, mangroves were damaged mostly by human activities in recent few ...
SK Innovation participated in Models of Corporate Social Impact plenary session at AVPN Global Conference 2022
2022.08.19
▲ The Models of Corporate Social Impact: Being Intentional and Strategic plenary session, a part of AVPN Global Conference 2022, was held in Indonesia from June 21 to 25, 2022.   From June 21 to 25, SK Innovation participated in the AVPN (Asia Venture Philanthropy Network) Global Conference 2022, held in Indonesia, as a session ...
SK Innovation joins SK Relay Blood Donation Campaign on World Blood Donor Day
2022.06.14
▲ SK Innovation members participate in SK Relay Blood Donor Campaign held on June 14 at SK Seorin Building, Seoul, South Korea.   Since December 2021, SK Group has started its own blood donation campaign ‘Life Sharing, Warm Contact’, starting with SK Group CEO Choi Tae-won’s voluntary participation. Later on, this campaign has expanded to ...
SK Innovation achieves the highest measured social value in 3 years for 2021
2022.05.26
■ 2021 social value performance records a total of KRW 928.1 billion, a drastic improvement of KRW 1.1473 trillion compared to 2020 – Changed existing classification system in line with ESG → Indirect Economic Contribution Performance/Environmental Performance/Social Performance/Governance ■ Pushing for structural change to achieve Net Zero through eco-friendly biz model innovation linked to the ...
Morethan achieves B-Corp Certification with high score, proving its genuine ESG commitment
2022.03.03
▲Morethan has received B-Corp Certification with its fashion brand Continew in February 2022   ‘Morethan’, a Korean social enterprise supported by SK Innovation, has recently become a Certified B Corporation (or B-Corp).   Morethan makes and sells fashion items such as leather bags and wallets by up-cycling natural leather seats, seat belts, and airbag fibers ...
[ESG Partner] Montsenu, a fashion brand dreaming of a new world with sustainable technologies and design
2022.01.21
An interview with Park Jun-beom (Julian Park), CEO of Montsenu, the First Prize Winner of Environmental Social Enterprise Start-Up Ideas Contest held by SK Innovation in 2019 Montsenu’s homepage: https://montsenu.com/     Q1. ‘Montsenu’ sounds like a French brand, what does it mean? We’re curious about how “Montsenu’ was founded.   ‘Montsenu’ may sound like ...
SK Innovation members in Korea participate in the “SK Relay Blood Donation Campaign”
2022.01.18
▲ A member of the SK Innovation Ulsan Complex takes part in the “SK Relay Blood Donation Campaign” on January 13, 2022.   Due to the prolonged Covid-19 and social distancing, the amount of blood donation in South Korea is dramatically diminished. If the current situation persists, it will result in a severe blood shortage, ...
SK Incheon Petrochem awarded at the 10th Donation for Education Awards of Korea
2021.12.30
On December 30, SK Incheon Petrochem, a subsidiary of SK Innovation, announced that it was awarded the prize for institution/organization of the 10th Donation for Education Awards of Korea, hosted by the Korea’s Ministry of Education and sponsored by the Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity.   Since the beginning of the ...
SK Innovation’s 2021 “1% Happiness Sharing Fund” Review
2021.12.17
  “1% Happiness Sharing Fund” is a program in which SK Innovation members voluntarily contribute 1% of their base compensation to support multiple social contribution programs. The aggregate amount of “1% Happiness Sharing Fund”, which started in 2017, has surpassed KRW 11.7 billion, despite the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic in the last two years.   ...
SK Battery America delivered 4,000 masks to local medical centers and hospitals in Georgia to fight against the pandemic
2021.09.03
▲ SK Battery America’s representatives deliver the masks at Habersham Medical Center on August 24th (Georgia local time). Bo Hatchett, a Senator of Georgia State (fourth from left) and Tyler Williams, CEO of Habersham Medical Center (fifth from left) attend the event.   The new wave of COVID-19 is endangering the whole world, and the ...
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 ...