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Sustainability

SK Square aims to become a sustainable investment company based on ESG management.

Employee Values

Employees are the biggest asset and competitive edge needed for the growth and development of SK Square. Therefore, we provide unstinted support for all employees so that they can demonstrate their competencies and grow.

Recruitment Principles

SK Square recruits diverse talented professionals with expertise and potential based on job competency. In order to secure diversity in recruitment and prevent discrimination, we clearly state this in recruitment, HR, and ethics regulations. In particular, Article 5, Paragraph 1 of the Employment Regulations stipulates recruitment and selection based on basic qualifications and job expertise, and the Code of Ethics stipulates the prohibition of unfair discrimination against employees.

Employee Diversity

Percentage of female employee
Unit %
2021 -
2022 (Q2) 23
Percentage of female executive
Unit %
2021 -
2022 (Q2) 13
Percentage of disabled employee
Unit %
2021 -
2022 (Q2) -
Percentage of international employee
Unit %
2021 -
2022 (Q2) -
Category Unit 2021 2022 (Q2)
Percentage of female employee % - 23
Percentage of female executive % - 13
Percentage of disabled employee % - -
Percentage of international employee % - -

Human Resources Development Policy

SK Square recruits talented individuals who practice the will to compete and win based on the faithfulness in management philosophy. To nurture talented professionals that match our ideals and continuously develop the capabilities of our employees, we have established and systematically supports the talent development system.

Desired Talent Confidence in management philosophy Realizing stakeholder happiness through the culture of pursuing SUPEX through VWBE
  • VWBE: Voluntary and Willing Brain Engagement
  • SUPEX: Super Excellent, the highest level that can be reached by human abilities
Ambition Motivate themselves to achieve for high goals, take bold actions that break the existing framework, strive to develop the necessary competencies in the process, and value teamwork.
Human Resources Development System
  • Core Values

    Internalization of SK Square's core values

    • Understanding SKMS and bolster internalization
    • Spread social value philosophy
  • Leadership

    Support for leadership development and exercise by senior managers and prospective managers

    • Customized diagnosis & feedback based on leadership model
    • Active development support through leadership training and workshops
  • Job

    Support for bolstering professional competency for each major job

    • Operation of training courses based on job, career level, and competency by organization

Customized Training Programs

SK Square operates customized training programs for employee competency development and growth, and improves the quality of training programs through regular employee feedback.

Operating Customized Training Programs
  • Common education
    • Education for internalizing SK Square core values
  • Job training
    • Operation of customized training based on job competency, etc.
  • Leadership training
    • Manager training, new manager training, promotion training, etc.
  • Required training
    • Legally required education on ethics, human rights, and safety
Training Program Monitoring System
  • Demand survey and education plan establishment
  • Training program operation
  • Satisfaction survey (qualittative and quantitative)
  • Performance analysis and review

Performance of Employee-customized Training Programs

Total training sessions
Unit Session
2021 -
2022 (Q2) 4
Total training hours
Unit Hour
2021 -
2022 (Q2) 621.1
Total training cost
Unit KRW 100 million
2021 -
2022 (Q2) -
Number of trainees
Unit Person
2021 -
2022 (Q2) 96
Training hours per employee
Unit Hour
2021 -
2022 (Q2) 6.5
Training cost per employee
Unit KRW 10,000
2021 -
2022 (Q2) -
Category Unit 2021 2022 (Q2)
Total training sessions Session - 4
Total training hours Hour - 621.1
Total training cost KRW 100 million - -
Number of trainees Person - 96
Training hours per employee Hour - 6.5
Training cost per employee KRW 10,000 - -

Objectives of Operating Employee-customized Training Programs

Total training sessions
Unit Session
2023 Target 4
Total training hours
Unit Hour
2023 Target 620
Category Unit 2023 Target
Total training sessions Session 4
Total training hours Hour 620

Family-friendly Programs and Systems

SK Square, which pursues work-life balance, operates various support systems to create a family-friendly corporate culture.

Status of Work-life Balance and Family-friendly System

System Overview
Selective working hours
  • Working hours selection system that leaves the start and end times of work to the decision of the employee
Shorter working time during pregnancy
  • Working hours reduction during childcare or pregnancy, for family care, etc.
Maternity leave
  • A leave for pre- and post-natal care for employees and their spouses, and fetal examination
Paternity leave
  • A leave for pregnant female employees to protect maternity or raise children under the age of 8 (or 2nd grade in elementary school)
Family care leave
  • A leave for employees to take care of their grandparents, parents, spouse, spouse's parents, children, or grandchildren due to illness, accident, or old age
Leave to take care of first-year school children
  • A leave to take care of elementary school children in their first year

Work-Life Balance Regulations

  • Work-life balance support program etc.
System Overview
Selective working hours Working hours selection system that leaves the start and end times of work to the decision of the employee
Shorter working time during pregnancy Working hours reduction during childcare or pregnancy, for family care, etc.
Maternity leave A leave for pre- and post-natal care for employees and their spouses, and fetal examination
Paternity leave A leave for pregnant female employees to protect maternity or raise children under the age of 8 (or 2nd grade in elementary school)
Family care leave A leave for employees to take care of their grandparents, parents, spouse, spouse's parents, children, or grandchildren due to illness, accident, or old age
Leave to take care of first-year school children A leave to take care of elementary school children in their first year
Work-Life Balance Regulations
  • Work-life balance support program etc.

Performance of Work-life Balance and Family-friendly System

Number of participants in the program
Unit Person
2021 -
2022 (Q2) 71
2023 Target All employees (excluding executives)
Percentage of support system participation*
Unit %
2021 -
2022 (Q2) 100
2023 Target 100
Category Unit 2021 2022 (Q2) 2023 Target
Number of participants in the program Person - 71 All employees (excluding executives)
Percentage of support system participation* % - 100 100

* For regular employees excluding executives

Management Council Operation

SK Square operates the Management Council to establish fair labor-management relations based on communication with employees and to promote common interests between labor and management. Through the Management Council, we regularly collect opinions with the goal of enhancing employee values, such as education and training, welfare, and grievance settlement.

Management Council Composition Council Chair-{(Employer Member-Secretary)-(Worker member-Secretary)}
Key Matters Discussed
Recruitment, placement, and education and training of workers
Handling worker grievances
Promoting worker health and welfare
Improvement of personnel and labor management system
Productivity improvement, performance distribution, etc.

Key Matters Discussed

Recruitment, placement, and education and training of workers
Handling worker grievances
Promoting worker health and welfare
Improvement of personnel and labor management system
Productivity improvement, performance distribution, etc.

Management Council Regulations

  • Covering the purpose of operation of the Management Council, matters discussed by Management Council, etc.
Management Council Regulations
  • Covering the purpose of operation of the Management Council, matters discussed by Management Council, etc.