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Hankook Tire Wins Corporate Social Responsibility Award from Groupe Renault
Hankook Tire Wins
Corporate Social Responsibility Award from Groupe Renault
- Receives highest score on Purchasing Sustainability in Groupe Renault's Social Contribution Evaluation
- The company continues to strengthen strategic partnerships with global automotive brands based on global top tier technology and continuous innovation
July 16, 2018 (Seoul, Korea) – Premium global tire maker Hankook Tire received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the global auto brand Groupe Renault at its Supplier Award ceremony.
Groupe Renault holds the Supplier Award ceremony annually to award its global partners for their most notable value. This year, it awarded 12 enterprises in five sectors: Best Service, Design, Innovation, Purchasing sustainability, and Quality.
Hankook Tire was selected as an outstanding company in the Purchasing Sustainability sector. This sector is evaluated on a wide range of factors that are related to corporate social responsibility, including the environment, health and safety, human rights and ethics management, actions against climate, etc. In particular, Hankook Tire received the highest score in social contribution, nominated as Highest Supplier and recognized for its global commitment in sustainable management.
“Hankook Tire will continue to form strategic partnerships with global automotive manufacturers based on global top tier technology and continuous innovation,” said Hyun Jun Cho, Head of OE Division. “Furthermore, we will consistently enhance efforts to resolve environmental and social issues as a sustainability management business.”
In addition to the partnership with Groupe Renault, Hankook Tire is currently supplying OE tires to approximately 310 models of 45 global vehicle brands based on world-class technology and quality. It is supplying OE tires to luxury sports cars such as Ford’s All New Mustang, New Audi TT, premium SUVs such as BMW X5, BMW New X3, Audi Q7, Citroen C3 Aircross, world’s best-selling vehicles such as Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, high-end brands such as Porsche, and premium sedans such as the All New BMW 7 Series.
About Hankook Tire Co., Ltd.
Hankook Tire (President & CEO Hyun Bum Cho) is dedicated to leading the industry in innovation with its proven technological excellence. It offers award-winning products through five R&D centers and eight production facilities around the world. It is also committed to actively investing in the expansion of its core capabilities, allowing the company to deliver consumers the utmost in driving satisfaction. Hankook Tire produces superior quality, high performance radial tires for passenger cars, 4x4s, SUVs, light trucks, campers, trucks, buses and motorsport vehicles. It currently employs approximately 22,000 people around the world, and its products are available in over 180 countries. It has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices (DJSI World) for two consecutive years since 2016.
For more information, visit Hankook Tire’s global website at www.hankooktire.com/global.