|A Hanwha Life Vietnam representative receives the title of a Community-oriented Company for its contributions to community in Việt Nam at the Saigon Times CSR 2021 Awards. — Photo courtesy of the company
HCM CITY — Hanwha Life Vietnam has been honored for its contributions to the community in Việt Nam at the Saigon Times CSR 2021 Awards.
The event honors companies and organisations with outstanding contributions to the Vietnamese community to encourage sustainable business and build a prosperous society.
The title of a Community-oriented Company is a testament to the unremitting efforts of Hanwha Life Vietnam over the years and inspires its officers and employees to continue their journey of creating sustainable values for Việt Nam.
For Hanwha Life Vietnam, 2021 has been a special year to showcase its dedication to local communities, with many activities to share the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic affecting society and the economy.
“With its goal of sustainable development with the community, Hanwha Life Vietnam puts the benefits of society alongside the long-term growth of its business. As an enterprise intertwined with the well-being of the community, we understand the difficulties many Vietnamese people face, especially during COVID-19 pandemic," said Im Dong Jun, general director of Hanwha Life Vietnam.
"We hope that the company’s companionship and contributions can be a source of strength and motivation for people. We want everyone to know that they are not alone on this journey – Hanwha Life Vietnam is always with you.”
Amid the pandemic, Hanwha Life Vietnam has conducted many activities, including accompanying the Vietnam Fatherland Front in HCM City’s Bình Thạnh District in donating more than 2,200 gifts and 1,000 sets of protective gear worth more than US$31,000 to people severely affected by the pandemic.
The company also contributed VNĐ1 billion (US$43,000) to the COVID-19 Vaccine Fund and established the Hanwha Life Protection Fund with capital of around US$86,000 to support the core business force against the risk of infection.
In July 2020, the company also implemented the An Yên Cho Em programme, presenting 1,000 gifts worth around US$52,000 to 1,000 children. Also in 2020, the company donated nearly 9,000 sets of protective clothing for frontline medical staff across the country. In addition, with its long-term strategy of accompanying and supporting education, Hanwha Life Vietnam also awarded 45 scholarships worth nearly US$9,800 to students in difficult circumstances at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in HCM City to spread positive energy and help students overcome difficulties during the pandemic.
Over the past 12 years, Hanwha Life Vietnam has contributed more than US$1.3 million to many meaningful and practical projects such as donating 53,000 health insurance cards to the poor and building more than 160 houses and five medical centres across the country.
In addition, Hanwha Life Vietnam has built two schools, donated many scholarships and bicycles, and organised volunteer activities to help disadvantaged children in numerous localities. — VNS