Hankook gains Renault CSR award

Hankook OE account director Europe Jae Seock Ryu (centre) accepts the Groupe Renault award

Groupe Renault has selected Hankook Tire as recipient of its Corporate Social Responsibility award for this year. The tyre maker was one of 12 awardees at this year’s Groupe Renault Supplier Award ceremony to be acknowledged in five sectors – Best Service, Design, Innovation, Purchasing sustainability, and Quality.

Hankook Tire was selected as an outstanding company in the Purchasing Sustainability sector after being evaluated on a wide range of factors related to corporate social responsibility, including the environment, health and safety, human rights, ethics management and actions against climate. In particular, Hankook Tire received the highest score in social contribution, nominated as Highest Supplier and recognised 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 Hankook Tire’s OE Division. “Furthermore, we will consistently enhance efforts to resolve environmental and social issues as a sustainability management business.”

Its partnership with Groupe Renault includes original equipment tyre supply to three Renault Samsung car models in South Korea. These are just three of approximately 310 vehicle models from 45 vehicle brands supplied by Hankook Tire around the world.

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