About this Report
Hankook Tire aims to present our ESG performance, as well as our endeavors focused on creating economic, social and environmental values.
The 2018-2019 Hankook Tire Report is our tenth sustainability report prepared to transparently share with our stakeholders the last year’s performance in our ESG activities and mid -/long-term strategies. We have published this annual report since 2010, with the latest released in July 2018. We will continue to publish the report on an annual basis.
This report was prepared in accordance with the Comprehensive option in the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) Guidelines. The reporting standard and definition of financial information is in line with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
The reporting period is from January 1 to December 31, 2018. Some activities spanning the first half of 2019 are included. For quantitative performance, five year data from 2014 is provided to show trends.
Data on Hankook Tire is used to report on our performance and targets, but for some of the information, including on the number of employees, data on the holding company Hankook Technology Group is reflected. The reporting scope encompasses the headquarters in Seoul, Daejeon and Geumsan plants and R&D centers in Korea, and overseas worksites in Hungary, China, Indonesia, and America (Tennessee). We will continue to expand the scope so that a wide range of our ESG efforts and achievements are fully reflected in this report.
For the credibility of this report, third-party verification was conducted by the Korea Productivity Center. For the assurance standard and conclusion, please refer to pages 86-87.