While Samsung has evolved over the past 75 years of changes and challenges, its philosophy of devoting talent and technologies to creating a better global society hasn’t changed a bit and people have been at the heart of all of our businesses. With this belief in the value of people, we today would like to introduce our “Ladder of Hope” initiative,
All of you, who know Samsung and our products, must also be aware that our corporate color is blue as can be easily noticed in our logo. But for a day last month in London, we decided to go red for a cause that touched so many people’s hearts.
A rice sommelier, who blends rice instead of wine. A soundscape designer, who designs the happiest sound environment. And an architectural lighting designer, who plays with lights to please people’s eyes.
Take yourself back to a moment in time when you first had someone you wanted to become when you grow older. Was it an astronaut? A pianist? Or maybe you wanted to become a teacher just like your own, who was kind and attentive to students.
Today, we would like to announce the recipients of the 2013 Ho-Am Prize, awarded every year by Samsung to individuals who have contributed to enhancing the welfare of humanity through distinguished accomplishments in their professional fields.
Hue is considered the glittering jewel of central Vietnam. Having been the capital of Vietnam’s old empire for more than two centuries, it’s full of historic monuments, earning a place in the UNESCO’s World Heritage sites.
Graduation is a memorable moment that signals both an end and a new beginning, and we all cherish the moment in one form or another. The school yearbooks that may usually be just collecting dust on the bottom of your bookcase can do such wonders when you are down, bringing back heart-warming memories from your youth at each turn of a page.
February has long been celebrated as a month of love. On February 14, we give flowers, chocolates and cards to those we love. On this year’s Valentine’s Day, did you get something special for your loved ones? During this festive season of love, one of our affiliates, Samsung Engineering, also expressed its love and care to an object, whose existenc
It’s already been more than a month since the New Year dawned upon us. This may be about the right time to check how much we have followed through on our New Year’s resolutions because it’s still not too late to start anew if we have failed on any one of them.
What does a child need to have a normal life? A home, a warm and loving family, good food, clothes and education would be among those essentials. Unfortunately, not all kids are lucky enough to have it all – especially those who have been forced to be raised behind the bars of a prison with their incarcerated parents. For those children in need, we
On a cold winter day last month, a couple of new Samsung recruits flew from Korea to a Central Asian country on a special mission: to deliver windbreakers for those most in need in Tajikistan, a mountainous country that is prone to natural disasters.
Ever wondered as a kid what kind of place your parents worked at, with what kind of people? How cool would it be if you could show your own children your office and a glimpse into your working day to let them learn and appreciate the professional side of you?
The year’s end is just around the corner! With just a few days left of the year, we are sure most of you are still in celebratory mood, bidding farewell to a year well spent and welcoming a new year with bright hopes.
We now have less than a month till the end of this year. With the holiday season just around the corner, have you made any special plans? What’s on your wish list? While we celebrate the year-end holidays in different ways varying by region and culture, there may still be one thing in common that matters to all of us – the joy of sharing, not only
Do you remember our story earlier this year on how we helped open libraries in Vietnam to provide students with more opportunities to read and dream about their future? It’s been months since we shared the news, and today we bring a special message from one of the students whose favorite place at her school is this very library.
In a town called Eumseong in Korea is a special café with special baristas. The six baristas working at Café E-um are women from outside Korea who have come to live in the country after marrying Koreans. They are working at this café after receiving special training to become baristas in a program sponsored by Samsung.
Remember our past story on Lefa and her friends at the Solar Powered Internet School in South Africa? In a short video clip, we shared with you how they expand their cultural and intellectual horizon by using computers and accessing the Internet in their remote village. Today, in our continuous efforts to bring Samsung’s technology resources to man
Last year here on Samsung Village, we introduced to you Samsung Engineering’s social networking platform “Tunza Eco-generation” where children from all around the world can access information about the environment and share ideas to save Mother Earth.
Samsung Engineering also runs a program dubbed “Eco-generation School” in Korea, where employee
We shared news with you here at Samsung Village how we have introduced the Solar Powered Internet School in South Africa to help students in remote villages learn about computers and access the Internet without having to worry about electricity supply.
Education makes up an important sector for Samsung’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities and we’ve had opportunities to introduce to you various CSR programs undertaken globally as part of that initiative here at Samsung Village.
Do you remember your childhood dreams? For those of you who were fascinated with animals as kids, haven’t you ever thought about living in a zoo somewhat like the movie “We Bought a Zoo?” Well, we all know that kind of dream is less likely to be fulfilled in the real world. But for children fond of animals, we might just be able to suggest the next
The curtain has finally been drawn on the London 2012 Olympic Games after a 17-day breathless run of thrill and excitement. Many of us were at times shouting at the top of our lungs, rooting for our national teams, and at times in tears as we saw our favorite athletes putting in their best of efforts to bring home medals.
Education is something we all need in preparing ourselves to stand on our feet and to dream a better future. That’s why we at Samsung have chosen the education sector to be one of the main areas for our philanthropic activities. And today, we’d like to take you to the scene of a special event that underlines our efforts to provide education opportu
Sustainability management is a concept that is becoming increasingly important for a business to thrive in harmony with people, society and environment. From corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities to development of environment-friendly products, companies are engaged in sustainable management in various ways.
Imagine you get into a severe car accident one morning on your way to work. Or, your town is struck by a natural disaster. Who do you call for help? What are your plans for such emergencies? Most of us won’t think twice about calling the emergency numbers available to us in our respective regions for rescue services. But, did you ever get a chance
Summer is here and many of you must be eagerly waiting for your summer vacation. Whether it be on the beach of white sand or deep inside the woods among the chirping birds, a break away from daily life is what everyone needs to refresh the body and mind. And today, we are going to share with you the story of a special vacation one of the doctors at
Remember our past stories about service dogs – guide dog puppies trained at Samsung Guide Dog School and hearing dogs in Japan that were once abandoned but later rebuilt human companionship by working together with young trainers also suffering from social anxiety orders? Today, we would like to introduce another type of dog on a special mission –
Hi Samsung Village readers! My name is Dohee Lee, an associate at Samsung Engineering, and today I’d like to share with you a heartwarming experience I had in a country far, far away from Korea where I live: Algeria.
During the latest earnings season, our affiliate Samsung Engineering announced numbers that marked yet another milestone, extending its legacy of achieving record performances in sales, operating profit and net income every year for the past six years. The stellar performance also came with a sharp increase in the number of employees. It took just
We all feel lost at times, unsure of whether we have made the right decisions or where to go from here. This sense of uncertainty feels especially bigger when we are young and inexperienced, having yet to venture into real life. And how we wish we have someone to turn to for some wisdom and guidance!
In a small city called Adama in Ethiopia stands a humble school where hundreds of children gather every day. Many of the students, either orphans or just as vulnerable because of poverty, travel miles every morning not only for education but to find what children of their ages need the most: love and care.
The reality show Project Runway has allowed us to take a peek into the world of fashion professionals, where creativity and passion of individuals play a crucial role. Leading designers atSamsungs affiliate Cheil Industries also wrestle with ideas around the clock to bring a new line-up that can win trend-seekers’ hearts in the next season.
Samsung is a global corporate encompassing diverse businesses ranging from electronics, construction,
petrochemicals, finance and more. Founded in 1938, Samsung has worked to make a better world
through our products and services. With 2011 net sales of 273 trillion Korean won,
Samsung is also spearheading efforts to bring innovations in clean energy, healthcare and biotechnology.
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