SUSTAINABILITY

Achieving Sustainable Growth Trough ESG Value

  • GS Global currently operates the following policies for social contributions
    • Encouragement of social contribution activities conducted by executives and employees
    • Supports for NGOs and civil organizations
    • Supports for local communities and disadvantaged groups
    • Supports for win-win growth together with small-and-medium companies & venture companies
Sponsor Youth Soccer Class for Multicultural Families (FC Seoul)
We have been providing opportunities to children of multiethnic families to participate in youth soccer classrooms every year to protect their dreams and hope for the future from difficulties and discriminations of the mainstream society.
We will continue to provide support to the youth soccer class for children of multiethnic backgrounds to nurture the social and physical growth so that they can grow up with many talents to contribute for the future of the society.

(Unit: in ten thousand KRW)

Year 2018 2019 2020

Contribution

1,000

1,000

1,000

Support Children in Poverty in Other Countries (World Vision)
Every month, employees voluntarily make donations to help children in poverty. These children are not able to reach the minimum level of education and take basic medical care due to extreme poverty.
We have been supporting children living in India, El Salvador, Malawi, and Kenya, and plan to continually increase the number of children we support in the future.

(Unit: in ten thousand KRW)

Year 2018 2019 2020

Contribution

738

1,368

1,368

Provide Support for the Underprivileged (Social Welfare Community Chest)
We regularly donate funds (twice a year) to the underprivileged, such as the facilities for disabled people located nearby our Pyeongtaek office and for low-income families in the local area.
We will continue to provide supports for the underprivileged in our local communities to deliver joy through love and sharing. Our devotion to make our society a better place will be delivered through our continuous social contributions.

(Unit: in ten thousand KRW)

Year 2018 2019 2020

Contribution

1,000

1,000

1,000

Sponsorships for local communities
(a scholarship program for high schools)
The Company runs a scholarship program on a regular basis for high schools within the region of the Company business site (Pyeongtaek). As social contribution activities to develop local communities and nurture promising talents, the Company will continue to make efforts to help local communities.

(Unit: in ten thousand KRW)

Year 2018 2019 2020

Contribution

-

1,000

1,000

Management of Graveyards at Seoul National Cemetery (volunteer works by executives & employees)
Executives and employees at GS Global carry out annual volunteer works of managing the graveyard at the Seoul National Cemetery to pay respects to the fallen heroes who sacrificed themselves to defend the country and commemorate their noble patriotism displayed by national martyrs and fallen soldiers. GS Global provides all goods and supplies required for volunteer works conducted by the executives and employees.

* Temporarily suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19

Year 2018 2019 2020

Volunteer Works

1
occasion

7
occasion

1
occasion

GS Global supports social venturing start-ups in cooperation with KOICA in order to contribute to society by utilizing our overseas business experiences and know-how.
Support in Building Business Capability
Since 2018, we have been operating an international trading education institute as a part of our social venturing start-ups support project as a means to strengthen their business capabilities.
We have a practical experience-based curriculum such as trade contract, payment, transportation / insurance, customs / customs reimbursement, etc. We operate the educational program twice a year, and will continue to support start-ups to enhance their business capabilities.
Support International Business Expansion
Since 2017, we have been supporting the advancement of social venturing start-up companies to enter the international market by utilizing our global network.
We utilize our corporate branch competencies to support CTS company promotion, local business trips, customer meetings, and customs process of import/export logistics, etc.
We got some achievements by promoting start-up companies and their products to existing customers and partners.
Support by GS Group
Since 2017, we have been supporting the growth of social venturing start-up companies in cooperation with the group affiliates.
We utilize our incorporation infrastructure and support sales of their products through product promotion.
We are planning/reviewing/preparing to open new markets by employing our sales network infrastructure, supporting direct investment or inducing indirect investment.

KOICA

KOICA
CTS PARTNER