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Hyundai Launches Happy Move 'Save Our Heritage' CSR Initiative

Hyundai Save Our Heritage CSR Initiative

Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country’s second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter today launched global CSR campaign – Happy Move in India. Hyundai Motor India in association with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will spread awareness on the Indian heritage monuments.

Hyundai Motor Group’s CSR is centered on 4 main pillars –“Safe Move, Happy Move, Green Move and Easy Move”. Happy Move is an integral part of Hyundai’s effort to create safe and happy world. The theme of the Happy Move program this year is “Save Our Heritage” and in this program Hyundai will conduct awareness drive (Jan11-21, 2016) with 100 Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers (80 from Korea and 20 from India) at the heritage sites of Safdarjung Tomb, Firozshah Kotal, Qutub Minar and Old Fort. At these heritage sites, the volunteers will undertake activities to upkeep the amenities, maintenance of garden and will conduct awareness activates to educated the visitors on the value of heritage.

Hyundai Save Our Heritage CSR Initiative

Further to spread the message amongst children, volunteers will also conduct school contact programmes at Sarvodaya schools at Chanakya Puri, Daryaganj, Mehrauli, and INA colony. As part of initiative volunteers will undertake school premises cleaning, school wall designing, maintenance of gardens and design competitions for a positive and conductive study environment.

On the occasion of the launch, Mr Y.K Koo, Managing Director, Hyundai Motor India Ltd said, “Hyundai is responsible car manufacturer and India’s most loved and trusted brand, it is our responsibility to appraise the importance of heritage in our lives. We that art is common asset and a universal language that can influence and inspire people of all the ages and backgrounds. Happy Move is our global program and is an effort to create a sustainable environment with the purpose of delivering inspiration and unique experiences to all the areas of the world. We have associated with the Archaeological Survey of India for creating awareness for the Indian Heritage Monuments."

Hyundai Save Our Heritage CSR Initiative

Archaeological Survey of India official said, “Happy Move initiative is a welcome step from Hyundai Motor India Ltd. towards preserving the heritage monuments. There is an immediate need to create awareness among people and sensitize them to understand the value of heritage in our lives.”

The Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers are selected by Hyundai Motor Company with the view to create a global community around the principles of sharing. Currently in its 16th edition, the volunteer program has sent over 3,000 volunteers to India till date who have been instrumental in creating a meaningful difference to lives of people in over 65 villages around around Chennai. The Move Global Youth Volunteers have helped create sanitation facilities for over 500 families, provided school infrastructure that has helped 180 schools and over 90,000 students.

Hyundai Save Our Heritage CSR Initiative
                                       Cleanness work by Happy Move Global Youth Volunteers at Safdarjung Tomb

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