HUMAX Awarded in BT Environmental Sustainability Program
– HUMAX awarded Bronze status from BT’s Supplier Forum
– Committed to being a global leader in sustainable innovation
Bundang, Korea –July 6, 2015 … HUMAX has been awarded Bronze status by BT’s Supplier Forum, a sustainability program designed for suppliers.
The Forum, developed by BT to encourage suppliers to address sustainability challenges in 2012, assesses suppliers against the development and implementation of sustainability policies and practices in ten categories from environment to human rights, labour and ethics. HUMAX was awarded bronze status for its performance in developing and implementing best practices on sustainability. HUMAX also won the Forum’s Game Changing Challenge for Consumer Devices manufacturers, which is a competition to reward suppliers with innovative product development ideas that result in environmental sustainability benefits.
With ever-increasing understanding of the importance of sustainability across the global business world, many companies encourage suppliers to engage in developing and implementing a sustainable framework. HUMAX’s recent achievements as part of the BT program, demonstrate the global competitiveness of its approach towards sustainability.
HUMAX, a set-top box supplier to BT since 2012, launched a sustainability task force in April 2012 and has been working closely with BT on the development and implementation of best sustainability practices across the business.
“BT set up the Supplier Forum in 2012 as a way to drive engagement and innovation in sustainability in our supply chain. We are delighted with the progress demonstrated by HUMAX through its participation in the Forum and look forward to further collaboration and innovation,” said Erik Raphael, Director BT Devices and BT WiFi, BT.
“Being awarded Bronze status in the BT Supplier Forum shows HUMAX’s capability in driving sustainable innovation, which is a primary value in the global business environment. HUMAX will continue the efforts on developing innovative eco-design products on this sustainable journey.” said Tae-Hun Kim, CEO, HUMAX.
HUMAX has been approved to join the UNGC (UN Global Compact), a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with Corporate Social Responsibility and business ethics in January this year and also plans to release its first sustainability report in coming months.