The Korea Herald


Hyundai Heavy gives 5 billion won to charity

By 최희석

Published : Jan. 3, 2011 - 19:45

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Hyundai Heavy Industries donated 5 billion won ($4.4 million) to the Community Chest of Korea on Monday.

“I hope that the donation can in a small way help in giving hope and courage to those who are experiencing financial difficulties,” Hyundai Heavy Industries president and chief executive Lee Jai-seong said.
Lee Jai-seong Lee Jai-seong

Monday’s donation is the latest in a series of corporate social responsibility projects the shipyard has carried out, the company said.

According to the company, about 15,000 employees of Hyundai Heavy Industries and its subsidiaries have signed on as organ donors, and it has been holding kimchi-making events for 20 years.