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“Social distancing, but let’s keep our hearts close” – a special message from SK Innovation to support elderly living alone
2020.11.26
  On 26th, it was announced that SK Innovation’s special video “Social distancing, but let’s keep our hearts close (ft. Elderly living alone)” was honored to receive the Korean Minister of the Interior and Safety Award at the “2020 Partnering Corporations Award & CSR Film Festival” (hereinafter “CSR Film Festival”).   The CSR Film Festival ...
SK Innovation and Jackson County donated $120,000 to educational institutions in Georgia over 2 years
2020.11.21
  SK Innovation, which is building a large-scale EV battery plant in Jackson County, Georgia, USA, and Jackson County have donated a total of USD 120,000 over 2 years to the Empower College & Career Center (EC3) and the Commerce City Schools (CCS) in Georgia.   SK Innovation announced on the 19th (local time) that ...
Marine Innovation, a going-global social venture that brings eco-friendly materials from the sea to daily life
2020.11.19
  An interview with Cha Wan-young, CEO of Marine Innovation, a social venture partner of SK Innovation selected from 2019 SV² Impact Partnering program Marine Innovation homepage: https://eng.marineinv.com/     Q1. First of all, congratulations! We’ve heard that Marine Innovation has won a grant at a partnership program of Expo 2020 Dubai. Could you share with ...
Grape Lab, a sustainable design lab ready to greet the world
2020.10.12
  An interview with Alice Kim, CEO & Art Director of Grape Lab (https://thegrapelab.org), a “Star Social Enterprise” selected by SK Innovation.    Q1. Grape Lab is an interesting name. Does it have any special meaning?   A few years ago, when I was studying sustainability, I developed a theory so-called “The Bunch of Grapes”. ...
[Card News] Do you know what day July 26th is? (feat. SK Innovation)
2020.07.24
  July 26th is a special day related to our environment, our nature. It’s the day of “those friends” who grow in coastal saline or brackish water of the tropical and subtropical regions. They can sequester more carbon than rainforests can, and thus help us to mitigate the effects of climate change. So who are “those ...
SK Innovation donates $50,000 to help local residents in Oklahoma fight COVID-19
2020.05.21
  SK Innovation, donated 50,000 US dollars to the United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma(1) (United Way of Enid) to support the local community during COVID-19, through its subsidiary SK E&P America(2). On May 19 (local time), Dan Schiedel – CEO of United Way of Enid and Northwest Oklahoma, Johnny Rowe – Superintendent of SK E&P ...
SK Innovation donates $400,000 to Augusta University in Georgia to combat COVID-19
2020.05.15
▲ (From left) President of SK Battery America Junho Hwang, Augusta University President Brooks A. Keel, and Georgia Department of Economic Development Commisioner Pat Wilson   On May 14 (local time), SK Innovation was reported to have donated 400,000 US dollars to Augusta University in Georgia, where the company’s first electric vehicle battery production base ...
SK Energy and SK Trading International donate COVID-19 diagnostic kits to Myanmar
2020.05.11
■ SKE·SKTI donated COVID-19 diagnostic kits worth about $50,000 to Myanmar, one of their major international business hubs – Last year, SKE·SKTI acquired 35% stakes of BOC, Myanmar’s largest oil distribution group for a new growth opportunity ■ Suh Sok-won, CEO of SKTI, said, “The donation is part of humanitarian efforts and I hope it will help ...
[1% Happiness Sharing] SK Innovation brings forth a warm world through 1% Happiness Sharing Program
2020.02.24
  Since 2017, SK Innovation has delivered helping hand to the vulnerables of Korean society with its “1% Happiness Sharing Fund” program, which is voluntarily donated by SK Innovaiton members amount to 1% of their base-salary.   SK Innovation’s “1% Happiness Sharing Fund” was agreed upon during union-management negotiations in September 2017 and implemented the ...
SK Innovation Joins Forces with the Ministry of Environment to Develop an Eco-friendly Social Enterprise Ecosystem
2019.11.05
  SK Innovation has joined forces with the Ministry of Environment of Korea to support the growth of innovative start-ups and create an ecosystem for eco-friendly social enterprises.   On November 5, SK Innovation delivered the ‘Stable entry and commercialization as a social enterprise’ grant to social enterprises that were selected through the ‘Environmental Social ...
SK IE Technology, sharing happiness with a local community in Poland - Making a donation to a children’s charity in Poland
2019.10.03
  SK IE Technology, a subsidiary of SK Innovation in material business, has completed the preparation of a new factory construction for LiBS* in Poland and set out their activity of contribution to global society. (*) LiBS: Lithium-ion Battery Separator   This activity attributes to the SK Innovation’s management philosophy that the company makes the ...
SK Innovation's Mangrove Reforestation Project - The 6th Voluntary Planting in Vietnam
2019.09.27
  In response to global warming, from September 23 to 26, SK Innovation carried out its 6th time voluntary planting as a part of the Mangrove Reforestation Project in Tra Vinh Province, Vietnam.   As one of the supported themes by SK Innovation’s “1% Happiness Sharing Fund(1),” as well as one of SK Innovation’s global CSR ...