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Posco“Steel Village” project won the UN

Posco“Steel Village” project won the UN
Issue Time:2018-08-20

Recently, POSCO introduced its “Steel Village” project to 193UN member states at the UN High-Level Political Forum on SustainableDevelopment hosted by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, demonstrating itsachievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). ) The efforts made.The project was recognized by the United Nations as an outstanding corporatesocial responsibility project.


The SDG is a collection of 17 international goals set by theUnited Nations in 2015 to address social and economic issues around the worldand to achieve human coexistence in 2030.


The “Steel Village” project uses Posco's steel products andconstruction methods to build homes and bridges for the poor. Since 2014, Poscohas built 104 steel structures and steel bridges in poor areas of Vietnam. Thisyear, Pohang Steel built a steel dome for a Thai school, allowing students toenjoy sports in bad weather.


South Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations, Zhao Taiyu,pointed out: “Posco’s 'Steel Village’ project will change the perception of CSRin developing countries and the global community and should be activelypromoted.” Zheng Xike, head of external relations at Posco, said: "PoscoSteel can still create unlimited possibilities in the face of scarce resources,which will stimulate the development of sustainable development in developingcountries around the world."


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