Hanwha Worldwide News: September-2021
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- 174 Power Global 174 Power Global Donates USD 15,000 to Local Youth STEM Education Program
On August 11, 174 Power Global, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hanwha Energy, donated USD 15,000 to Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens in the graduation ceremony for a summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program. Attended by 39 teens, the program provided opportunities to learn about electricity and renewable energy.
The 5-week STEM program was planned by 174 Power Global, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Con Edison to support an under-resourced community near a new collaborative clean energy project. 174 Power Global and Con Edison are partners in the development of an East River Energy Storage Project on land leased from the NYPA.
Henry Yun, PhD., CEO of 174 Power Global, presented the USD 15,000 donation to support future learning curriculums and put students on a path towards green careers in STEM. "We're committed to supporting programs that inspire the next generation of STEM professionals, and we are proud to partner with NYPA and Con Edison in supporting the great work of the Boys and Girls Club of Queens in STEM education and promoting the opportunity for science-related careers", CEO Yun noted. "174 Power Global is committed to providing green economy jobs to the local community, in particular at a location that is close to our energy storage project, and this STEM program is a perfect fit with our mission of creating real change by working together."
- Hanwha Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (Vietnam) Hanwha Life Vietnam Embraces Mobile with LIME & LIME Pro
Mobile applications have emerged as a game-changer for the insurance industry. At Hanwha Life Vietnam, the LIME & LIME Pro mobile apps, built with customer personalization in mind, helped tackle business continuity challenges during the pandemic. These apps simplify complex processes and reduce paperwork inviting customers of all digital literacy levels to easily access and review their accounts.
Launched on July 28th, 2021, LIME allows customers to manage and check contract information, payment history, and make online payments in just a few clicks. Targeted toward Vietnamese millennials and Gen Z, the app is accessible via Facebook, Gmail, Zalo, and Apple ID accounts.
LIME Pro, tentatively soft-launching in October 2021, will be an all-in-one app for financial consultants (FC), customers, and employees. The specialized mobile app will provide FCs with timely updates via push notifications and enable customer service, training, and event management in-app.
Future iterations of LIME Pro are expected to meet the increased legislative demands for data security, allowing Hanwha Life Vietnam to leverage big data, optimizing processes, practices, and in-app experiences in line with business and market changes.
Both LIME and LIME Pro are designed to empower customers with self-service and the freedom to manage personalized plans fit for their unique lifestyles.
- Pinetree Securities Pinetree Securities' Digital Optimizations Lead to Major Lift in Sign-ups
Aligned with its plan to become the leading digital securities company in Vietnam by 2025, Pinetree Securities, a subsidiary of Hanwha Investment & Securities, continues to adopt digital solutions to better serve its customers. In August 2021, Pinetree Securities implemented several strategic digital upgrades, resulting in the number of new customers surging by 326% month-over-month.
During this time, Pinetree Securities completed its integration of the Bloomberg Terminal Service to better serve offshore customers. The modern tool enables orders to be executed through Bloomberg's global trading system, allowing foreign customers investing in Vietnam to place orders directly with Pinetree Securities and actively cancel and edit orders independently.
Additionally, Pinetree Securities upgraded its account opening system by applying the most advanced technology in the Electronic Know-Your-Customer (eKYC) field. The upgrades include biometric technology for face-matching, real person verification, and optical character recognition (OCR). Impressively efficient and convenient, customers can now open a securities trading account within a day through the mobile application.