Hyundai E&C strives to practice love for humanity by making a better space for life with the united heart with its customers by placing the highest priority on the “mankind.” We have practiced a company-wide social contribution activities by launching “H-CONTECH Volunteer Corps” for the first time in the Korean construction industry in 2009. To make a better world with our customers and society, since 2018 we have engaged in systematic social contribution activities based on “6 Moves” where the social responsibility vision and philosophy of Hyundai Motor Group are contained.
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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.
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.
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.
Hyundai E&C has been carrying out various volunteer participation and sponsorship projects to support the underprivileged in Korea. Through the "Love Sharing Fund," a donation created by collecting some of the voluntary salaries of employees for 11 years, we are conducting social contribution activities to spread help to neighbors in need near domestic and foreign workplaces (KRW 3.58 billion accumulated for 11 years)
In addition, in order to solve the shortage of blood supply and demand due to the COVID-19, about 350 employees are volunteering annually to save their neighbors' lives through donations of blood.
As part of strengthening ESG management, we are conducting a donation campaign every quarter to collect used clothes and miscellaneous goods from employees for recycling and reuse of resources. Collected items are donated and sold to ‘The Beautiful Stores’ and its profit is used to support the underprivileged in the community.
Hyundai E&C has strengthened social contribution activities in the field of disaster safety by taking advantage of the characteristics of the construction industry. As the importance of equipment that could protect children's heads in the event of a disaster such as an earthquake, the development of ‘Light Safety Helmet’ has been promoted as part of a social contribution project to provide practical help to children's safety. The Light Safety Helmet project has been distributing 4,000 units of helmets to six schools in Busan from 2021 to 2022 and also providing emergency evacuation training. Hyundai E&C continues various social contribution projects that fulfill our social responsibility in the field of children's disaster safety by providing regular comprehensive disaster safety education to students.
In order to achieve the ‘Global Green One Pioneer’ vision, Hyundai E&C has established a long-term roadmap by 2050 to implement various environmental and energy management policies. We strive to preserve the global environment by improving environmental efficiency through systematic management and minimizing all environmental impacts on corporate activities. In particular, ‘H-Green Saving’, along with The Seoul Climate Environment Headquarters, The Korea Energy Corporation, and The Seoul Social Welfare Council, is a program to replace general lighting devices at 15 social welfare facilities with 1,000 units of high-efficiency LED lighting devices. In the future, the replacement of high-efficiency LED lights could be expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and electricity bills for the energy vulnerable, and carbon emission rights obtained by greenhouse gas reduction will be donated to be used for youth energy education projects in the environmental career field.
“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.
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.