- Receives highest score on Purchasing Sustainability in Groupe Renault’s Social Contribution Evaluation
- The company continues to strengthenstrategic partnerships with global automotive brands based on global top tier technology and continuous innovation
July 17, 2018 (Seoul, Korea)– Premium global tire maker Hankook Tire received the Corporate Social Responsibility Awardfrom the global auto brand Groupe Renault at its Supplier Awardceremony.
Groupe Renault holds the SupplierAwardceremony 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 selectedas 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, includingthe 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 iscurrently supplying OE tires to approximately 310 models of 45global vehicle brandsbased 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.