OCI is committed to implementing continuous social contribution activities
to create new values for society.
In the belief that the business and social contribution are like the two sides of a coin that can not be separated, OCI is at the helm of upholding corporate social responsibility. Under the banner of "Difficulties get smaller and love becomes bigger when shared", OCI seeks ways to pursue mutual growth of both the company and society.
On October 1, 2019, OCI Dream was launched as a Standard Workplace for the Disabled to provide stable jobs to the disabled, contribute to their economic independence and create healthy social values.
OCI Dream oversees the operation of health food dining & cafe, "Sun the Bud", located on the 1st floor of OCI headquarters. Also, the "Dream Ensemble," a classical music performance group consisting of performers with developmental disabilities, is ran by the company as part of its culture project offering various opportunities to perform. OCI Dream provides an environment where disabled and non-disabled employees can work together by sharing work opportunities for building management, work support services, etc.
Providing food made with healthy ingredients and recipes through "Sun the Bud," a health food dining & cafe.
Staging various performances with "Dream Ensemble," a classical music performance group consisting of four outstanding performers with excellent performing abilities.
Work support/Building management
Providing various work support, building rental, and maintenance services at OCI.
OCI's Angel Campaign has been supporting the socially isolated in the blind spots of welfare since 2006. The Angel Campaign deducts funds (KRW 1,004 per account) from the accounts of employees who have voluntarily signed up for the campaign. Together with the company's support fund, the Angel Fund is delivered to social service agencies, underfed children and the elderly living in solitude. The movement is not limited to the funds alone; it is a lead-in to active volunteer activities by the Angel Volunteer Group made up of OCI employees.
Marathon for the Visually Impaired
Since 2009, OCI has been accompanying visually impaired runners of the Visually Impaired Marathoners of Korea (VMK) assisting them to complete 5 km and 10 km marathon courses twice a year (spring and fall).
Red Cross Bread Sharing
OCI executives and employees participate in a one-day volunteer work making and delivering bread for the underprivileged.
Special Olympics Operation Assistants
OCI dispatches a volunteer group consisting of the children of executives and employees to the Special Olympics, a sports festival for the developmentally disabled, to smoothly facilitate the operation of the games.
Creation of Forests/Planting trees
OCI executives and employees take part in various tree planting volunteer activities creating forests in the city and contributing to making healthy.
Warm Winter Project
With the cooperation of social welfare services, OCI volunteers to make kimchi, donate heating oil and repair houses, and furthermore participate in a hat-knitting campaign hosted by Save the Children to help newborn babies.
Angel Campaign Sponsor per Each Business Site
|R&D Center||Sponsoring Da-Sarang village|
|Gunsan Plant||Sponsoring socially isolated persons, local child-care center,
Sharing Kimchi and heating oils
|Iksan Plant||Sponsoring elementary and middle schools, Yongan Eunhye village,
and Jeonbuk well fare funding community
|Iksan VIP Plant||Sponsoring Christmas of Bokhung multi-culture center|
|Pohang Plant||Social contribution activities including improvements to residences in Cheongrim-dong, supporting for children being raised by their grandparents, sharing side dishes with low-income families, the provision of free meals to vulnerable people, supporting for organizations for persons with disabilities, and the distribution of masks and other supplies related to COVID-19|
|Gwangyang Plant||Sharing Kimchi, Visiting to senior citizen centers in local communities|
Solar School Project
Mijo Elementary School in Korea
OCI has been engaged in solar energy related Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities from 2011. The purpose of the "Solar School Project" program is to install and donate Solar Power generation systems to 300 elementary schools across Korea. Apart from supplying the school's power needs, the program also aims at educating students the importance of renewable energy and raising awareness of solar power.
Nepal Solar Project
Nepal Solar Project
OCI is performing social contribution activities using its major business item, solar power generation equipment, to support the dreams and hopes of children in isolated lands and to promote the awareness of green energy and environmental preservation.
While 10% of Nepal's population lives in mountain areas, most of them do not have the benefits of technology. The solar power generation equipment from OCI will undertake the role of preserving the natural environment, contributing to the lives of people and providing opportunities for children in the mountain areas to fulfill their dreams and hopes.
- 2019. 04 : Completed installation in 10 schools in Jeju-do
- 2017. 12 : Completed installation in 30 schools in Jeju-do
- 2016. 04 : Signed an MOU with the Jeju-do Office of Education
- 2015. 12 : Completed installation in 2 schools in Gyeonggi-do
- 2015. 12 : Completed installation in 53 schools in Chungcheonggnam-do
- 2015. 03 : Completed installation in 30 schools in Chungcheongbuk-do
- 2014. 10 : Signed an MOU with the Chungcheonggnam-do Office of Education
- 2013. 12 : Completed installation in 30 schools in Jeollanam-do
- 2013. 10 : Completed installation in 34 schools in Gyeongsangnam-do
- 2013. 09 : Completed installation in 30 schools in Incheon
- 2013. 07 : Signed an agreement with the Chungcheongbuk-do Office of Education
- 2013. 06 : Signed an agreement with the Jeollanam-do Office of Education
- 2012. 11 : Completed installation in 30 schools in Jeollabuk-do
- 2012. 08 : Signed an agreement with the Gyeongsangnam-do Office of Education
- 2012. 06 : Completed installation in 30 schools in Gangwon-do
- 2011. 08 : Signed an agreement with the Jeollabuk-do Office of Education
- 2011. 04 : Signed agreements with the Incheon Office of Education and Gangwon-do Office of Education
The Songam Foundation has been extending culture and art activities by operating the OCI Museum of Art while engaging in a variety of scholarship programs including the Songam Scholarship and Songam Multicultural Scholarship since 1979. Also, the Songam Foundation supports various kinds of academic research on ancient document interpretation and restoring artifacts. OCI has been committed to offering opportunities for everyone to enjoy a wide range of culture.
OCI Museum of Art
Founded in 2010, OCI Museum of Art is a fast-growing powerhouse in the presentation of Korean contemporary art. Honoring the Songam Foundation's decades-long efforts in collecting, researching and exhibiting pre-modern and modern artworks, OCI Museum of Art aims to provide an experimental platform where constructive discussions on contemporary art practice and art history take place.
Local Touring Exhibition
Since 2010, OCI, in conjunction with the OCI Museum of Art, hosts art exhibitions in small cities where the company operates its factories and facilities. This touring exhibition is a special occasion for OCI to share its philosophy with the residents in the region by providing rich cultural experiences.
OCI plays an important role in advancing the level of our society's education by implementing education and scholarship projects through Songdo Academy and the Songam Foundation, which started in August 2010. OCI's education support activities have made a solid foundation for the improvement of the educational environment of local communities and the cultivation of excellent future leaders.
Songdo Academy is a foundation that operates Songdo Middle School and Songdo High School, which have more than 100 years of history, and it is providing education to foster talent with virtue and a sound body with the education philosophy "Become a Human First." Its current activities are driven to practice social contribution through education, and they are undertaking the leading role in fostering talent that will lead the future.