Kyobo Life Insurance announced on the 6th that it held an ‘Environmental Education Book Concert’ with the citizens in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment in celebration of Environment Day (June 5th) and the 2nd Environmental Education Week.
This event, as part of the environmental education social contribution project conducted with the Ministry of Environment, was prepared to accelerate ESG (environmental, social, governance) management through environmental protection education and awareness improvement.
About 100 citizens and students gathered for an environmental education book concert held at the outdoor stage of Kyobo Life Insurance Building in Jongno-gu, Seoul the previous day, and special lectures were given by Professor Jae-Sik Kwak and Author Won-Hyung Choi. Minister of Environment Han Hwa-jin and Kyobo Life Insurance CEO Pyeon Jeong-beom also attended the event.
Minister Han said, “Environmental education in the era of climate crisis recognizes the importance of carbon neutrality and learns and practices lifestyle methods that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.” he emphasized.
CEO Pyeon said, “Kyobo Life Insurance is taking the lead in environmental protection through ESG management based on a people-centered management philosophy.” We are carrying out various public service projects for the creation,” he said.
At this event, the award ceremony for the best works of the ‘2023 Environmental Globe Contest’ was also held. Previously, Kyobo Life Insurance held an environmental globe contest, a social contribution project for environmental education for youth, with the Ministry of Environment from last March. Thirty teams of middle and high school students and university students from across the country were selected to produce environment-related research and results in globe kits, and 13 teams were awarded plaques and prize money. Kyobo Life Insurance plans to support the best works of the contest so that they can be used as environmental education contents.
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