Hanwha Group executives and staff members are busier in October than at any time of the year from getting up to speed after returning to normal from a long Chuseok holiday.
They are engaged in a “relay volunteer” activity program for the month of October to mark the 65th anniversary of its founding by engaging in corporate social responsibility corresponding activities.
The relay volunteer activity program debuted 11 years ago. About 3,000 executives and staff members from 31 subsidiaries of the business group and 77 business sites are participating in the program. They conducted badly needed support activities to help the underprivileged, lending a helping hand to farmers, and conducting environmental cleanup initiatives until the end of October.
Hanwha Group, marking the 65th anniversary, is devoting itself to be reborn as a reliable company dedicated to its social responsibility and roles. The group, recognizing customers, cooperative companies and regional society as business partners for co-prosperity, is committed to promoting shared growth under “together, far away” initiatives. In this regard, the group strives to share diverse human and material resources and efforts to promote mutual communications and the development in all fields, including environment, energy, safety and human rights.
A team from Hanwha Corp.’s defense business site in Yeosu conducted volunteer activities at the Dong Yeosu Welfare Hall on Oct. 17. About 400 elderly people watched performances, had a singing contest, and were served with cakes, fruits and free snacks and meals.
On the same day, officials from Hanwha Defense attended an orchard in Gain-ni, Milyang City, installing a sun reflecting film on the ground to help fruits property mature. Teams from Hanwha Hotels & Resort and Hanwha Galleria conducted their own volunteer activities by attending to the elderly who live alone, foreign migratory households, and such underprivileged people, including the physically handicapped.
Executives and staff members from Hanwha Corp. Hanwha Chemical and Hanwha Techwin, and other group subsidiaries joined forces in donating blood at the group headquarters in Janggyo-dong, downtown Seoul, on Oct. 24. Businesses, including Hanwha General Chemical, Hanwha Life Insurance and Hanwha Galleria, are to conduct their respective volunteering activities on Oct. 29. They will wrap up this year’s volunteer activity program with such activities as environmental cleanups, improving the living environment for low-income earners and lending a hand to farmers.
“Each October, the month of the group’s founding has been dedicated to sharing love with customers and citizens who have offered profound support to Hanwha’s rise to what it is now,” General Manager Kim Sang-il of the Hanwha Social Volunteering Corp said. “We’ll make efforts to promote shared growth with regional societies with more executives and staff members’ participation and coming up with diverse programs.”