Global tyre maker Hankook Tire has received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the global auto brand Groupe Renault at its Supplier Award ceremony.
Groupe Renault holds the Supplier Award ceremony annually to award its global partners for their most notable value. This year, it awarded 12 enterprises in five sectors: Best Service, Design, Innovation, Purchasing sustainability, and Quality.
Hankook Tire was selected as an outstanding company in the purchasing sustainability sector. This sector is evaluated on a wide range of factors that are related to corporate social responsibility, including the environment, health and safety, human rights and ethics management, actions against climate, etc.
In particular, Hankook Tire received the highest score in social contribution, nominated as Highest Supplier and recognized for its global commitment in sustainable management.
Hyun Jun Cho, Head of OE Division, said “Hankook Tire will continue to form strategic partnerships with global automotive manufacturers based on global top tier technology and continuous innovation. Furthermore, we will consistently enhance efforts to resolve environmental and social issues as a sustainability management business.”
In addition to the partnership with Groupe Renault, Hankook Tire says it is currently supplying OE tyres to approximately 310 models of 45 global vehicle brands based on world-class technology and quality.
It is supplying OE tyres to luxury sports cars such as Ford’s all new Mustang and the new Audi TT. Premium SUVs such as the BMW X5, the BMW X3, the Audi Q7 and the Citroen C3 Aircross. The world’s best-selling vehicles such as the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord The high-end brands such as Porsche and premium sedans such as the all new BMW 7 Series.