Sustainability Strategy

SK hynix has announced SV 2030, a roadmap for maximizing social values across the company. Organized across four core areas of Environment, Shared Growth, Social Safety Net, and Corporate Culture, the ambitious project will aim to meet specific goals in each sector by 2030.

Social Values 2030

Green 2030

RE100 by 2050
(Establishing an achievement goal by 2030)
Achieving RE100 for production facilities in China by 2022
Carbon net zero
Carbon Neutral
Additional zero emission of air pollutants
Achieved ZWRL Gold(99%) certification
300% increase in water resource savings

Advance Together

Accumulated investment of 3 trillion won in technical cooperation
Increase in sales of partners
Compared to total sales in 2020 of partners participating in ‘We Do Tech’ center

Social Safety Net

Operate the corporate system as a socially responsible role in preparation for pandemics and natural disasters
Solving community problems
1.Zero undernourished children
2.Create 1,000 jobs for the disabled
3.Recruit 100K people to participate in the global ICT human resource development program
4.Benefit 100K people with the social contribution program for the elderly problem

Corporate Culture

Employees’ happy growth
100% completion of self-development education for at least 200 hours a year
Corporate Culture for diversity-Magnanimity
1.100% completion of employee training for diversity
2.More than double the size of female leaders
  • Improve the ratio of recruitment
  • Double the size of female management / Complete the female leader training program
  • Increase proportion of women in leadership positions

The Promise of SK hynix

We, SK hynix, are confident about the fact that the management philosophy behind DBL is very important for innovation and growth. We will pursue balanced growth combining social and economic values within the process of innovation and growth of SK hynix as well as strive to become a company that grows together with society to keep up with such changes.

Mapping UN SDGs* to Our Priorities

Mapping UN SDGs to Our Priorities
UN SDGs Key Activities of SK hynix
  • Operate worksite safety management programs
  • Establish a preemptive management system – Cohort
  • Manage air pollutants at levels below legally-required levels
  • Social contribution activities in health care, public health and safety – Happy Plus Nutritious Meal, 100-Year Longevity of Veterans, Happy Bus, Memory Guarding Angel (Happiness GPS)
  • Social contribution activities in education – Do Dream scholarship, Hyinsten
  • Energy TF activities, including replacement into highly efficient facilities
  • Development of low power-consuming, high-performance, eco-friendly products
  • Establishment of the HAPPY-MORE INC.
  • System to guarantee work-life balance
  • 52-hour-a-week labor time management
  • Compliance with the policy of respecting diversity and prohibiting discrimination
  • Programs to support win-win growth
  • Operate a sharing infrastructure portal
  • Social contribution activities to help low-income families create income – Silver Angel for Happiness School Uniform
  • Activities to reduce chemicals
  • TF activities to reduce water consumption and wastewater discharge
  • Recovery of waste
  • Comply with regulations to limit the use of harmful materials for products
  • Set an annual goal to reduce GHG emissions
  • TF activities to reduce GHG emissions
  • Strengthen independence and diversity of the BOD
  • Comply with code of ethics

* UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals of UN): The greatest common objective of the international society is to solve universal problems afflicting humanity, global environmental problems as well as economic and social problems by the year 2030 by regulating 17 primary targets and 169 detailed targets.

Sustainable Management Integrated Policy

SK hynix is progressing sustainable management based on SKMS (SK Management System), the management execution principle of SK Group. Based on this, we strive to not only contribute to economic development and pursue the happiness of all parties involved, suchas customers, shareholders, and local communities, but also to contribute to the happiness of humankind. For this, we enact the SK hynix Sustainable Management Integrated Policy and hereby pledge to comply with it, along with members of SK hynix as well assubsidiaries transacting with us, subcontractors, partners, and J/V members.

SK hynix Sustainable Management Integrated Policy

Sustainability Report

SK hynix 2020 Sustainability Report 2020

SK hynix 2020 Sustainability Report

SK hynix is committing its efforts for the opportunity to turn the crisis into valuable and sustainable growth towards its ultimate goal of bringing happiness to all.
This Report is to serve as a channel to share our fidelity to our new values.

Technology, for a Better World 2019

Technology, for a Better World

SK hynix is very pleased to introduce our 12th Sustainability Report, featuring our efforts to seek DBL(Double Bottom Line) through technology in a way that our company, the semiconductor industry and our community get prosperous together.