Hankook Tire aims to present our CSR performance, as well as our endeavors focused on creating economic, social and environmental values.
This report aims to transparently disclose our CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) outcomes and mid·long-term strategy during the year 2016 and to proactively gather stakeholder feedback. At Hankook Tire, we have been publishing our CSR reports annually since 2010, and the latest report came out in June 2016. This is our eighth CSR report and we will publish such reports every year.
This report was prepared in accordance with the ‘Comprehensive’ option of the GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) G4 guidelines. We complied with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to set criteria and definitions in reporting financial data.
This report officially spans the period between January 1st of 2016 and December 31st of 2016. For a portion of the data, however, the reporting period extends to the first half of 2017. To illustrate time-series changes in our quantitative achievements, this report also contains data over the past four years starting from 2013.
This report focuses on the accomplishments and plans of Hankook Tire Worldwide (holding compay) and Hankook Tire that operates the tire business. Concerning Hankook Tire, this report covers its Korean business sites at the Head Office in Seoul, plants in Daejeon and Geumsan, and the R&D Center, as well as information and data on its overseas worksites in Hungary, China and Indonesia. We will continue to extend the scope of our reporting to ensure that our endeavors and achievements in undertaking global CSR initiatives at our overseas sites are fully and comprehensively presented in our CSR reports.
To secure the reliability of the report content, this report was assured by the Korea Productivity Center, an independent assurance service provider. For assurance standards and assurance outcomes, please go to the Independent Assurance Statement section of this report on pages 94~95.