SK텔레콤, ‘ESG 코리아’ 얼라이언스 출범
스타트업이 ESG 성과를 측정하고 구체적인 전략을 수립
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SK Telecom launches the “ESG Korea” alliance
Startups measure ESG performance and establish specific strategies
[The story of the case/ Reporter Park Yeon-pa] = SK Telecom (CEO Park Jeong-ho) is'ESG Korea 2021, where global companies such as Microsoft and SAP, domestic social entrepreneur education institutions, and investment companies participate to help the challenges and growth of ESG start-ups. (ESG Korea 2021) announced on the 29th that it has formed an alliance.
'ESG Korea 2021' supports various ICT-based solutions for startups that want to solve various social problems, and helps startups measure ESG performance and establish specific strategies.
In ESG Korea 2021, SKT, Microsoft, SAP, Sopoong Ventures, HGI, Venture Square, SK Social Entrepreneur Center, and SBA Seongsu Hub participated. The eight companies agreed that in order for domestic startups to grow into influential companies in the global market in the future, they must quickly internalize ESG management capabilities and help them create social value with partners by industry.
To this end, we plan to connect startups, expert groups, investment company officials, and ESG performance measurement organizations, and support startups to lead the way from setting ESG goals to service development, market entry, and global expansion.
Through SKT's ICT infrastructure and startup support programs, startups will be able to establish ESG management strategies and obtain information on investment attraction and business connection.
Microsoft shares its ESG-related experiences with startups through “Global Social Entrepreneurship”. SAP, a global enterprise software company, plans to help start-ups who want to enter the B2B software market by linking with'SAP.io', a start-up development program.
Sopoong Ventures and HGI, which are specialized startup investment companies, will provide advice on how to create social value for startups, and Venture Square, a media specializing in ventures, will support startups to increase their external awareness.
The Seoul Startup Hub, which operates a start-up fostering center for solving urban problems, plans to provide office space and hold a demo day for start-ups aiming at ESG management.
ESG Korea 2021 will select up to 15 teams through the support site provided on SKT's True Innovation website until June 6th, and begin a startup accelerating program for a total of 6 months from the second half of the year.
Christopher Han, CEO of SAP AppHaus, said, "We plan to provide practical assistance to the startup team by providing a variety of insights on business, design and technology necessary for ESG-related startups."
HGI's CEO Nam Bo-Hyun said, “As an impact-specialized investment institution, we plan to support start-ups by actively utilizing the know-how that has fostered the financial and social values of the start-up team together.”
Ji-young Yeo, in charge of SK Telecom's Open Collaborator, said, “ESG Korea 2021 is a program with companies with the highest level of expertise in ESG management of startups at home and abroad. "We plan to support this in order to achieve good results and deliver good influence to society."
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