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Social Contribution

Overview of Social Contribution Strategies and Major Activities of the Hyundai Motor Group & Hyundai E&C

Vision

Trustworth partner for today&tomorrow: 미래를 향한 진정항 파트너

Slogan

함께 움직이는 세상

Based on the vision and slogan of the Hyundai Motor Group in social contribution, as a leading global construction company, Hyundai E&C has made utmost efforts to achieve mutual growth with the local community through strategic social contributions by utilizing the characteristics of construction industry. We seek communal development with the third-world and developing countries by deploying the economic-social infrastructure in a local community in the global markets we entered and practicing social contribution activities as a mandatory in developing countries. In overseas construction sites, we not only conduction construction work, but also annually fulfill corporate social responsibilities essential to a local community with the international development cooperation institutions and H-CONTECH Volunteer Corps, which include poverty, education, hygiene, culture, residence, and environment in order to spread our technology and deliver the Korean culture. Going forward, as “a member of the global society,” we will fulfill social responsibility by implementing social contribution activities continually based on a local community to cooperate and make mutual growth with the community.

CSR Strategy and Major Programs : 6 MOVES

Independence support for second-class citizens and promotion of talented people

For those who have dream and hope, but don’t have any opportunity due to environmental reasons and high entry barriers, Hyundai E&C has launched and operated “HILLSTATE Dream Mentoring Volunteering Group” since 2014. Through the mentoring program, High school student mentees has been taught from university student mentors. Also University student mentors get tips on practical affairs related their Majors from employee mentors. Dream Mentoring Volunteering Group is not just focusing on academic performance, but also focusing on emotional sharing and sustainable relationship.

Social contribution using business resource and capability of affiliated companies

By taking advantage of the characteristics of a construction company, Hyundai E&C gives education, support livelihood, and introduce technologies suitable to under-developed countries in terms of hygiene and residential environment. The first H-CONTECH Volunteer Corps was dispatched to Sarulla, Indonesia, the second Volunteer Corps to Hanoi and Haiphong, Vietnam, the third Volunteer Corps to Cilegon and Cirebon, Indonesia. The Volunteer Corps conducted volunteer activities and technical seminars in overseas local areas. It is a technology exchange type overseas volunteer corps sharing our technologies while informing the culture of South Korea to major countries we entered into.

Social contribution that involves participation of employees and consumers

After Concluding the 1culture heritage/1 keeper agreement with Cultural Heritage Administration in 2009, Employees of Hyundai E&C have constantly paying attention on the Changdeok Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. HDEC have preserved the Changdeok Palace by cleaning throughout the palace and making repairs on the old building. The family members of employees have also joined ‘Love Baking activities’ every months. Also, Employees of Hyundai E&C has voluntarily donated part of their salaries to ‘Love Share Fund’ to help our neighbor. (2.99 billion KRW in 2019)

Improvement in traffic safety and social safety

Hyundai E&C promoted social contribution in the disaster and safety field by signing MoUs with Construction Industry Foundation for Social Responsibility and Plan International Korea in May, 2018. With the engagement of social companies and NGOs playing a professional role in the disaster and safety field, we initiated developing and distributing educational business on disaster and safety and safety products to prevent disaster and safety accidents in November, 2019. To respond to potential earthquake disaster, we distributed 3,000 light safety helmet to and conducted evacuation drill/education on 8 schools in the Gyeongju area.

Strive to maintain our environment and to deal with the climate change

To reserve our environment and protect from the damage caused by nature disaster such as typhoon, drought and forest fire, Hyundai E&C has built volunteer centers in national park. Hyundai E&C has built a total of four volunteer centers which including Jiri-Mountain (1st), Bukhan-Mountain (2nd), Taean Coast (3rd) and Wolak-Mountain (4th). Every year, thousands of volunteer visit the centers, and learn how to preserve our environmental heritage by taking professional class. A lso, The centers offer cleaning tools to volunteers to support them cleaning national parks.

Improvement in convenient movement for trafficking weak and disadvantaged

“Easy Move” offers a joy of autonomous life through aid projects including establishment of a social company, expansion of facilities convenient for mobility, and provision of vehicles for a welfare community center to prevent those vulnerable to transportation from experiencing any limit in moving.

Operation of Social Contribution Committee of Hyundai E&C

Hyundai E&C has operated and managed external donations in a transparent way.
Externally, we run the independent Transparent Management Committee (“investment information” – “corporate governance”-“committee”) and also run the independent (specialized) Social Contribution Committee.

Launch of Social Contribution Committee of Hyundai E&C

  • We launched the Social Contribution Committee consisting of external professionals in September, 2018.
  • The Committee is established to enhance transparency in the operation system and reinforce the expertise.
  • Organization of the Committee : Plan International Korea, Kids & Future Foundation, Jong-no Community Welfare Center, THE CSR (4 partner institutions)
  • Agenda of the Committee meeting are as follows: Reveal the details of donations made by Hyundai E&C, share business plan, evaluate the outcome of social contribution, and review and give advice on donation.

News on Social Contribution

  • Employee Donation Campaign in Celebration of Hyundai E&C’s 73rd Anniversary 12 Jun 2020
    Employee Donation Campaign in Celebration of Hyundai E&C’s 73rd Anniversary
    Celebrating its 73rd anniversary, Hyundai E&C held an event from May 18 to 21 to send donated items of love to Iraq. The event was prepared to help welfare facilities and residents of Iraq and deliver COVID-19 relief goods.
  • The Value of ‘Togetherness’ Learned in the Unfamiliar Land of Bangladesh 28 Feb 2020
    The Value of ‘Togetherness’ Learned in the Unfamiliar Land of Bangladesh
    Hyundai Motor Group’s key CSR activity, HappyMove Global Youth Volunteers. At the beginning of this year, the 24th HappyMovers set to India’s Chennai, China’s Hainan, and Bangladesh’s Matarbari to volunteer. Among the regions, it was the first time HappyMovers visited Bangladesh and had more meaning as Hyundai E&C’s project site is in Matarbari.
  • Hyundai E&C’s Love Sharing Fund Delivers Donations to Community Chest of Korea 19 Dec 2019
    Hyundai E&C’s Love Sharing Fund Delivers Donations to Community Chest of Korea
    On December 18, Hyundai E&C donated KRW 300 million in ‘Love Sharing Fund’, a fund that set aside small part of employees’ salaries for a year (December 2018 to November 2019), to Community Chest of Korea. The Love Sharing Fund has been raised every year since 2010 through voluntary participation of Hyundai E&C employees.
  • Hyundai E&C Develops ‘Lightweight Safety Helmets for Disaster Protection’ for Kids 1 Nov 2019
    Hyundai E&C Develops ‘Lightweight Safety Helmets for Disaster Protection’ for Kids
    Hyundai E&C delivers 3,000 helmets to elementary schools in Gyeongju and conducts disaster safety training. Hyundai E&C, in partnership with Plan Korea, Construction Industry Foundation for Social Responsibility, and Blueindus, developed ‘lightweight safety helmets for disaster protection’ and delivered them to Gampo Elementary School in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do on November 1. Hyundai E&C planned this CSR activity to prevent against damages due to earthquakes, not as a post-response measure in the aftermath.
  • Hyundai Motor Group Invites Iraqi Children for Treatment and Encouragement 30 Oct 2019
    Hyundai Motor Group Invites Iraqi Children for Treatment and Encouragement
    Hyundai Motor Group invited two child patients suffering from heart disease and one with corneal injury from Iraq to Korea and provided support in complete medical checkup and treatment including surgery. The children, who arrived in Korea over two days on October 15 and 21, received a complete medical examination and surgery at Sejong Hospital in Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do and Konkuk University Medical Center in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. Providing medical support for Iraqi child patients is a CSR activity that shares hope and enables them to receive pro bono surgeries in Korea organized by Hyundai Motor Group in partnership with Korea Iraq Friendship Foundation.
  • Overseas Technology Volunteer Corps ‘H-CONTECH 3’ Launch 12 Aug 2019
    Overseas Technology Volunteer Corps ‘H-CONTECH 3’ Launch
    On July 26 of 2019, Hyundai E&C held a completion ceremony for the 5th Hillstate Dream Mentoring Corps. The ‘Hillstate Dream Mentoring Corps’, unveiled for the first time in Korea’s construction industry by Hyundai E&C, is an education and scholarship program where Hyundai E&C employees and university students help mentor the youth in local communities with studying and career direction.
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