Samsung Everland, Habitat hammer out agreement

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Samsung Everland, Habitat hammer out agreement

Samsung Everland and Habitat for Humanity Korea have agreed to jointly help rehabilitate the homes of low-income families.

Samsung Everland CEO Kim Bong-yung and Habitat for Humanity Korea Chairman Chung Kun-Mo formally yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate the joint project which aims to fulfill corporate responsibility of Samsung Everland, the company said yesterday.

Samsung Everland has donated 300 million won ($278,215) to Habitat for Humanity Korea for the project.

The so called “Ever House” project, which begins in April, will not only rebuild old homes but also incorporate eco-friendly and energy-saving features, such as solar energy systems.

The project will utilize the expertise of building designers and volunteer work of Samsung Everland employees to provide a unique feel to the houses under renovation, Samsung Everland said.

“Together with Habitat for Humanity, we will be active in making the residential environment better for low-income households, Kim said. “The project will draw on Samsung Everland’s strengths in providing eco-friendly and energy-conserving solutions and employees will be encouraged to volunteer and participate in of the renovation work.”
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