SK’s affiliates conduct social value programs that reflect their unique expertise.
Major Programs by SK Group
Through scholarship quiz and scholarship/academic support business by the Korea Foundation of Advanced Studies, we support for excellent human resources to contribute to national development.Go Website
SK New School
For young 20s demanding jobs in food industry to become professional experts with competitiveness, we provide free education on cooking and restaurant services.Go Website
SK College Volunteer Service Team, SUNNY
Through volunteer service programs and social innovation projects, we raise young social innovators and reformers to resolve social problems voluntarily, dominantly, and practically.Go Website
SK Pro Bono
To provide various consultative service such as management strategies or marketing to social corporations under competence by SK members.Go Website
Season of Happiness Sharing
To operate a program with participation by various members for bazaar, Kimchi-making, and small donation for vulnerable groups to have warm winter.
To provide emergency relief kit and recovery service in areas with damages for quick restoration against disaster.
SK China Competition of Extremely Smart Boys
Since 2000, SK has sponsored the ‘SK Champion’, the Chinese version of the SK Scholarship Quiz, and the 'SK Competition of Extremely Smart Boys' through CCTV, China’s state-run broadcasting company, since 2016, contributing to talent fostering in China.
Free surgery for abnormal face in Vietnam
SK has provided free surgery and surgery equipment for children to improve medical environment from 1996.
Restoration of a Mangrove Forest in Vietnam
We have been engaged in the restoration of the mangrove forest in Tra Vinh, Vietnam in order to cope with global warming and create sustainable social and environmental values. Also, we established the Social Value Alliance Vietnam and the social enterprise, 'MangLub', in 2019 to ensure the sustainability of the mangrove forest restoration project and maximize its social value.
Habitat in Suwon
Promotion of building 60 houses of “SK Happiness Town” for homeless in Suwon, the origin region of SK.
Ulsan Grand Park
On the base of growth of SK, Ulsan, SK has created the 363-m2-wide eco-friendly park for Ulsan citizens.
Sejong Funeral Culture Center
To resolve social and environmental issues through improvement of funeral culture, SK has established and operated the eco-friendly high-tech funeral culture center in Sejong from 2010.
Establishment / Support for Social Corporation
To directly establish/operate impact social corporations and to suggest the business model of sustainability and creation of various social values through support of external social corporations.
Activation of Ecosystem for Social Corporation
We lead the activation of corporate ecosystem through promotion of social entrepreneurs, exploration of business idea, establishment of IT infrastructure, and activation of capital market.
Major Programs by SK Group
Digital Capacity Based ‘AI Text Translation’ Support Project
We developed the AI text translation solution based on artificial intelligence technology of SK holdings and intend to use the solution to improve hearing impaired persons’ access to information and support their participation in education in order to create new social values in the everyday lives of the hearing-impaired.
Creating Social Values by Fostering Social Enterprises
We are resolving social issues in innovative ways and are creating sustainable social values, through creating jobs for vulnerable social groups by discovering and fostering social enterprises and resolving environmental issues.
Promoting the ‘Happy Community – AI Care’ Project using ICT Capabilities
Working together in private-public cooperation projects where technology can become closeby neighbors, SK telecom is disclosing and sharing ICT technologies, such as AI, and the central and local governments are contributing to the resolution of difficult social issues, such as eliminating the sense of loneliness in senior citizens residing alone by supporting care jobs.
Fostering Talented People and Sponsoring Underprivilaged People
We are offering SK E&S’s Eco-friendly Energy Experience Program, which includes a variety of programs to help elementary school students, our future energy customers, to develop proper values in relation to eco-friendly energy and thereby creating social values through education.
Fostering Future Talent ‘Hynstein’, ICT-based Silver Care Business
Through voluntary donations from our members, we foster ‘Hynstein’ or creative people talented in science by offering software eduction, promote Olympiad-Vision View, ‘Dream Orchestra’, and ‘Happy IT Zone’ and operate ‘Silver Friend’, ‘Happy GPS’, and so on for senior citizens and vulnerable social groups in the society.
Career Opportunities Program for Children/Adolescents of Low Income Class Families and Sponsorships of Silver Theater
All members are supporting the children/adolescents of low income class families through financial, emotional, and career programs customized for each grade, and we are also sponsoring Korea’s first theater for senior citizens in order to enhance senior citizens’ use of leisure, culture, and welfare.
Contributing to the Improvement of the Livelihood of the Low Income Class by Implementing a Business Model that Creates Social Values
We are supporting vulnerable social groups through enacting social value creating business model and making efforts to build a better society.
SKC Window Film Installation Pro Bono Group, ‘HAPPIEST’
SKC is promoting the pro bono installations using its own products: ‘SK Skin Care Film’ and ‘SK Home Care Film.’ It is a social contribution activity in which the SKC Pro Bono Group, trained to install the film, visits local welfare institutions or the houses of the neglected class to personally install the film.
‘Hope Maker’ Sponsoring Child/Adolescent Connections and Residential Environment Improvement Project
We are promoting the ‘Hope Maker’ project, where all members form a connection with children/adolescents of the low income class and provide economic and emotional support, and are also engaged in a residential environment improvement project which improvises residential environment and welfare facilities for the low income class through the talent donation of members.
‘Hope Maker’ Sponsoring Child/Adolescent Connections and Eco-friendly Education - ‘Happy Green School’
We are promoting the ‘Hope Maker’ project, where all members form a connection with the children/adolescents of the low income class and provide economic and emotional support as well as the ‘Happy Green School’ project, where members become day teachers to provide elementary school students with eco-friendly education.
Blossom Adolescent Film Festival
This has been promoted since 2018 with the purpose of helping adolescents change society based on their own perspectives of the world. This year, adolescents produced films on the theme of ‘school violence’ to help prevent and resolve school violence. Especially, a number of professional institutes such as Yonsei University-EBS-National Police Agency are supporting the production and propagation of the adolescents’ films.
Supporting the Improvement of the Safety, Health, and Environment of Socially Disadvantaged Groups in the Local Society
We are engaged in various activities that create social values in support of improving the safety, health, and environment of the socially disadvantaged in the local community through the ‘Happiness Sharing Volunteer Group’, a volunteer service group where all employees participate in, and the ‘Happiness Sharing Fund’, a donation campaign collected voluntarily by our members.