Hankook Tire Wins Gold at the 2020 Galaxy Awards


Hankook Tire has received gold at the 2020 Galaxy Awards for its CSR Report 2019-20.

Hankook Tire Makes Splendid Achievement in Galaxy Awards Competition

Marking its 31st anniversary this year, the Galaxy Awards is an international marketing communication competition organised by U.S.-based MerComm Inc., the world’s only independent awards dedicated to defining the standards of excellence in the communications fields. The award program has achieved world-wide recognition for their impartiality and fairness in the judging procedures. They accept no advertising, and there are no membership dues or sponsors. Judging is carried out by experts in the profession from 50 countries solely based on the values. 

This year, a total of 15 categories including advertising, brochures, promotional videos and annual reports were reviewed. It was the first time for Hankook Tire to participate in the Galaxy Awards Competition where the company made a splendid achievement of receiving the Gold award in recognition for its 2019-20 CSR report under the Annual Reports – Online category’s Sustainability Report sector. 

The 2019-20 CSR report is Hankook Tire’s 11th sustainability report outlining the company’s social contribution activities and achievements throughout 2019. It focuses on eight major areas: customer satisfaction and quality management, integrated environmental management, climate change and GHQ management, community involvement and development, transparency and business ethics, employee value creation, employee health and safety management, and win-win supply chain partnership. 

“At Hankook, we take great pride in leveraging our capabilities and influence for the greater good, including our service to the community and for the environment,” says Sooil Lee, Hankook Tire President & COO. "We will continue our commitment to sustainability to bring positive changes for the world.”

About the author

Richard Wilson is the deputy editor for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.

Contact: richard.wilson@retreadingbusiness.com

Phone: (44) 1270 668 718

Make sure you keep up to date with the truck and bus tyre market

Click here to receive our regular e-newsletter.