Congratulations on “businessmen protect industry and trade”
“With 2021 as the first year of ESG management,
Emphasis on helping more companies to participate”
Choi Tae-won, Chairman of the Chamber,
I think I can see the end of a long tunnel” revealed
About 60 people including Taekjin Kim and Beomsu Kim attended
Presidential citation and medals awarded to 248 people
President Moon Jae-in said on the 31st, “When it is time to open an era of warm capitalism called ESG that focuses on financial performance such as short-term sales and operating profit, and non-financial performance such as environment (E), society (S), and governance (G). “They emphasized the role of the company.
President Moon attended the 48th Commerce and Industry Day commemorative ceremony held at the International Conference Hall of the Korean Sang-Ang in Seoul this morning, saying, “Now the time for change has come. The role of the company has become more important,” he said.
He said, “The efforts of businessmen and businessmen have preserved our industry and trade.” “Now the time for economic rebound is approaching. The economic recovery will accelerate and spring will accelerate.”
President Moon also said, “The government will make this year the first year of the spread of’Entrepreneurship for All and ESG Management’, and will do our best to help more companies to participate.” “Improving the sustainability report disclosure system, setting up ESG standards and providing incentives I will also promote it.” President Moon emphasized his willingness to support small and medium-sized businesses and small business owners suffering from coronavirus, spread ESG through the Korean version of the New Deal and implement carbon neutrality, and support solidarity and cooperation among economic actors.
At the event that day, President Moon encouraged businessmen and workers who are struggling in the Corona 19 situation. It is the first time in eight years since 2013 that the President has attended the ceremony for the Day of Commerce.
In addition, more than 60 people attended, including Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Sung Yun-mo, NCsoft CEO Kim Taek-jin, Kakao Chairman Kim Beom-soo, small and medium-sized business representatives, and winners’ representatives.
“We have endured so well that the world is envious of the confusion caused by Corona 19 in the past year,” said Choi Tae-won, chairman of the Daehan Sangsang, in a commemorative address. I can see the faint lights at the end,” he said.
He referred to the story of the chicken restaurant owner who gave free chicken to his hungry brothers, and said, “There were many businessmen who were willing to share heavy burdens for the coexistence of our society.”
He added, “More than ever, we need to think about the role of a company that our society expects,” he said. At the commemoration ceremony, the Korean Chamber of Commerce conferred medals, industrial medals, and presidential citations to 248 merchants and workers who contributed to economic development. LG Uplus Vice Chairman Ha Hyun-hoi, Kim Moo-yeon, Pyeonghwa Chairman, and Kwon In-wook, CEO of PYUSYS, were awarded the Gold Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit.
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