Hanwha Life Vietnam honored as Community-oriented Company by Saigon Times

17:06 | 20/12/2021 Companies

On December 17, Hanwha Life Vietnam was honored for its community contributions at the Saigon Times CSR 2021 Awards organized by The Saigon Times, one of Vietnam’s prestigious economic, financial, corporate, and business press agencies. The event honored market-leading CSR activities and the most impactful corporate contributions to the Vietnamese community to encourage sustainable business and build a prosperous society.

In its third iteration now, the Saigon Times CSR program has created a great resonance in the business community in Vietnam and abroad by honoring businesses for their community-based activities promoting sustainability and protecting the environment.

This year was particularly rich in CSR activities across the country, providing ample choice for The Saigon Times once more.

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.

Mr. Bui Quang Nam, Deputy Director General (Sales) at Hanwha Life Vietnam (middle), receives the certification recognizing the company's community contributions at Saigon Times CSR 2021

Im Dong Jun, general director of Hanwha Life Vietnam, shared, “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. 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 implemented many activities, including accompanying the Vietnam Fatherland Front in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh District in presenting more than 2,200 gifts and 1,000 sets of protective gear to people severely affected by the pandemic. The total value of the company’s gifts amounted to more than US$31,000.

The company also contributed more than US$43,000 to the COVID-19 Vaccine Fund and established the Hanwha Life Protection Fund with a capital of around US$86,000 to support the core business force against the risk of infection.

In July 2020, the enterprise implemented the An Yen Cho Em program to present 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 has also awarded 45 scholarships worth nearly US$9,800 to students in difficult circumstances at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Ho Chi Minh City to spread positive energy and help students overcome difficulties during the pandemic.

As a life insurance company actively supporting the community, throughout its more than 12 years of presence in Vietnam, Hanwha Life Vietnam has contributed more than US$1.3 million to many meaningful and practical projects. For example, the company presented more than 53,000 health insurance cards to the poor and built more than 160 houses and five medical centers across the country. In addition, Hanwha Life Vietnam has built two schools, donated many scholarships and bicycles, and organized volunteer activities to help disadvantaged children in many localities.

The title of a Community-oriented Company by Saigon Times CSR 2021 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 Vietnam.

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