Business Wire, 06/18/2012
On Monday, Chey Tae-won, Chairman of SK Group, proposed concrete plans to invigorate global social enterprise at the Rio+20 Forum held in Brazil on the 18th. He suggested “creating the Global Action Hub, the IT platform where the building blocks of social enterprise can be exchanged” to solve the social ills, striking a chord with about 2,500 experts at the forum.
Delivering a speech at the Closing Plenary Session of the Rio +20 Corporate Sustainability Forum, Chairman Chey underscored the importance of creating “an ecosystem for autonomous development of social enterprise” as prerequisite to bolster social enterprise.
Chey emphasized that the Global Action Hub is not just a simple IT platform but a comprehensive one where investors, experts and social entrepreneurs would join forces for networking, information exchange to further enhance positive effects by social enterprise. In other words, SK’s vision is to build a single international social enterprise portal, connecting the entire world.