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POSCO Affiliates

  • RIST


    RIST is a practical technology research institute that was established in 1987 by POSCO.

    RIST has contributed to the technology development of POSCO and KOREA over the last 30 years, and is now focusing on technology development for the future of humanity from energy-related research, such as renewable energy and smart grids, to environmental research such as particulate matter reduction, carbon dioxide utilization and slag recycling.

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  • POSCO RESEARCH INSTITUTE

    Creative Idea Leader in Steel and Beyond

    POSCO RESEARCH INSTITUTE specializes in steel research and more. With world-class research and consulting capabilities, we conduct research on business models and industries that lead the future. We also offer creative research methodologies and practical research findings at opportune times to help upper management make better decisions and contribute to the sustainable growth of the POSCO Group and society.

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  • POSCO GROUP UNIVERSITY

    Number One Global HRD Solution Center

    In February, 2015, POSCO GROUP UNIVERSITY was incorporated as a control tower to integrate all POSCO Group's training functions. Since 1969, we have accumulated HRD knowledge to form the One POSCO spirit and enhance job competency, and have been leading in innovative organizational culture. In the near future, POSCO GROUP UNIVERSITY will be a Global Top Tier HRD center, leading POSCO Group's innovation and human-resource development.

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  • POSTECH
  • POSTECH

    Value-creating university, POSTECH

    POSTECH was established in 1986 as Korea's first research university. Under the founding philosophy of contributing to the country and mankind through education, research, and industry-academia cooperation, POSTECH has nurtured a research culture among local universities for the past 30 years. Today, it has firmly established itself as one of the top universities in Asia through the endless pursuit of challenges and innovation. POSTECH, which has become one of the country's top universities in a short period of time, improving Korea's higher education and science & engineering environment, is marching forward toward a new destination as a 'Value Creating University', readying itself for the next 30 years. POSTECH will put its efforts into solid undergraduate education, excellent research, and the proactive creation of new businesses and jobs, and open a new path in value creation, thereby directly contributing to the improvement of Korean society and its economy.

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  • POSCO TJ Park Foundation
  • POSCO TJ Park Foundation

    POSCO will make a better community through the creation of social values.

    The Steel Scholarship Foundation, established in 1971, was the matrix of POSCO TJ Park Foundation. POSCO TJ Park Foundation was expanded and reorganized in 2005 to establish and pursue social contribution projects that align with the global status of POSCO. Through the POSCO Asia Fellowship, which pursues shared prosperity in Asia; the POSCO Science Fellowship, which helps Korean scientists grow into world-class scientists; the POSCO TJ Park Awards, which honors contemporary role models in science, technology, education and volunteer activities in Asia; and local social scholarships in Pohang and Gwangyang, the sites of steel mills, it will transform itself into an exemplary world-class corporate foundation that creates social and public values and influence.

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  • POSWEL
  • POSWEL

    A welfare company wholly responsible for the food, clothing and shelter of POSCO employees

    POSWEL is a nonprofit organization which was launched on October 1, 1987, succeeding POSCO's employee association. It focuses on businesses that contribute to the operation of steel mills or the development of the steel industry, businesses that promote friendship among members and their welfare, and funds programs with special goals. Under the mission of contributing to the development of POSCO by improving the welfare of members, it creates customer value and provides quality welfare services in order to become a renowned and cherished company that leads in the creation of happiness in its members and employees. It aims to secure the safety of employees, improve their health, create a healthy organizational culture, ensure continued growth based on the harmony of labor and management, satisfy customers by enhancing the satisfaction of members, and improve the quality of life of employees and make employees happy by respecting individuals. In particular, its employees will do their best to provide top-quality foods and services for cafeterias, distribution and convenience facilities and training centers.

  • POSCO Educational Foundation
  • POSCO Educational Foundation

    POSCO Educational Foundation, the cradle of global talent training and a world-class, prestigious private educational institution

    POSCO Educational Foundation is an educational institution established in 1971 for the purpose of educating the children of POSCO employees and training talent who will contribute to Korea's further development. POSCO Educational Foundation currently operates schools in Pohang, Gwangyang, and Incheon. In total, it operates 12 schools, including kindergartens, elementary schools, middle schools and high schools. Under its core vision of 'a happy school for training high-caliber global citizens,' and with the seven educational goals of creativity, personality, intelligence, career aptitude, culture & art, sports, and awareness of global citizenship, it trainstalented global individualswho have a broad perspective and can contribute to the happiness of the global village. POSCO Educational Foundation, which sets an example in Korean education, will continue its efforts to transform itself into a world-class, prestigious private educational institution.

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  • POSCO Smile Microcredit Bank
  • POSCO Smile Microcredit Bank

    POSCO Smile Microcredit Bank

    POSCO Smile Microcredit Foundation supports the dream of becoming self-sufficient. POSCO Smile Microcredit Foundation was established by POSCO on December 18, 2009 through a donation to the Microfinance Foundation with the purpose of stabilizing the lives of people throughout society, improving their welfare, and contributing to the balanced development of the economy and society by supporting the economic self-sufficiency of low-credit and low-income, financially-vulnerable people. Currently, it operates branches in Pohang, Gwangyang, Seoul, and Incheon, and it will become a reliable partner in helping reduce the suffering of the underprivileged and build their future through financial support.

  • POSCO Korean Federation of Community Credit
  • POSCO Korean Federation
    of Community Credit

    Financial partner With POSCO

    POSCO Korean Federation of Community Credit is a non-profit financial institution which was established in accordance with the POSCO Korean Federation of Community Credit Act. It was established in July, 2017 for the purpose of stabilizing the housing of POSCO employees and improving their welfare. As members of POSCO Korean Federation of Community Credit, it provides a very safe and reliable exclusive institute for them to join and transact with. It currently operates three branches in Seoul, Pohang, and Gwangyang, along with ten ATMs. POSCO Korean Federation of Community Credit provides financial convenience for POSCO employees through such benefits as low-interests loans, higher deposit rates, and exemptions from more financial transaction fees. POSCO Korean Federation of Community Credit is striving to expand its business as a group affiliate to realize the vision of With POSCO, and as a result, it is expected to contribute to improving the financial welfare of POSCO Group employees. POSCO Korean Federation of Community Credit aims to grow into an exemplary institution, and become the main financial institution for POSCO Group employees.

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