President Lee Myung-bak said Monday that Warren Buffett's continued donations have inspired many Korean firms to rethink their social responsibility.
"(Your activity) has become a good example for companies in Korea and has aroused a lot of discussions on corporations' social responsibility," Lee said in a 45-minute meeting with the well-known American investor at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae, according to Lee's spokeswoman Kim Hee-jung.
Buffett, chairman and CEO of U.S. conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, was visiting
Lee was quoted as telling Buffett, "
The president said Koreans make more efforts as they have few natural resources.
In response, Buffett said "brain and energy" are behind
He also described
When asked about the prospects for the