Posco hosts company-wide community service event

Posco Vice Chairman Kim Hak-dong (center) plants a golden rain sapling at Hwanho Park in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province on June 14 as part of the “Global Rain Week”. Model Citizen” 2022 from Posco. (Posco)

Posco said Thursday that it kicked off its annual community service event, “Global Model Citizen Week,” on June 14.

The 12-day event will bring together 63,000 Posco employees worldwide. It consists of more than 1,000 voluntary projects that give back to society, such as helping disadvantaged groups, preserving the ecosystem and supporting social welfare centers.

As part of the event, Posco Vice President Kim Hak-dong planted red roses and young honey trees with other Posco employees at Hwanho Park in Pohang, Gyeongsang Province of China. North.

Red roses are the city flower of Pohang, as well as the company flower of Posco. Planting the roses represents the company’s desire to prosper with its hometown, Posco said.

Meanwhile, Posco Group companies also participated in the event. Posco Holdings employees conducted environmental projects to eradicate invasive plant species, while Posco International employees read books to children from multicultural families. Posco Engineering & Construction employees have helped underprivileged groups prevent fires and improve housing conditions.

Posco has also expanded its community service efforts overseas, carrying out projects to save endangered species, clean up marine environments and provide solar energy in 53 different countries, including Germany, China, India and Indonesia.

By Lee Seung-ku ([email protected])

Jill E. Washington