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SamSung
fire & marine
inSurance
2015 SuStainability report
04 CEO Message
Overview 07 Company Profile
11 Stakeholder Engagement
13 Materiality Matters
Economy 15 Corporate Governance
20 Ethics and Integrity
26 Risk Management
30 Business Results
Society 40 Customer-oriented Management
45 Human Capital Development
53 Corporate Citizenship
59 Co-prosperity
Environment 63 Environment Management
Appendix 68 Independent Assurance Statement
70 GRI G4 Index
COntEntS
AbOut thiS REpORt
SFMI (Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance) annually publishes a Sustainability Report to share activities, performances and
future objectives of sustainability management with customers, shareholders/investors, employees, business partners and
communities. This report, which is now in its fifth year, has been published as a PDF file in an effort to reduce the use of paper.
Reporting period: From Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014(Partly including the activities in the first half of 2015)
Scope of reporting: Head office, local branches, overseas subsidiaries/branches/offices
indexes of reporting: GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) G4 Guideline ‘In accordance’ - Core
● GRI G4 Index ● Assessment of materiality of the report
Verification of reporting: In-house review by the management (approval by the Sustainability Management Committee)
Independent verification by Sam-il PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC
Further information: CSR Office, Corporate Planning Department of SFMI
● Tel: +82-2-758-4036 ● E-mail: treasurejin.kim@samsung.com
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SamSung
fire & marine inSurance
2015 SuStainability report
CEO Message 04
In 2015, based on our business principle to
“establish sound management through change,
innovation and action”, we will lay a strong
foundation to make a new leap forward to
become a global insurer.
05
Dear stakeholders,
First of all, I would like to express my sincere appreciation for your kind interest and cordial support rendered
to us during the years to date. This Sustainability Report includes trustworthy information regarding
our general business status in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative G4 Guideline. It has been five years
since we first published our Sustainability Report, and through this fifth Sustainability Report, I am delighted
to share with you our company’s updates on overall business status during last year.
Looking back on 2014, Korean economy underwent uneasy situation due to economic slowdown in developed
countries, with the exception of the US market, on top of the increasing economic uncertainties stemming
from emerging markets such as China and Russia. Despite these hardships, SFMI achieved net profit of
KRW 838.2 billion based on our management principle of ‘profitable growth’ that we believe is to enhance
overall corporate value and hence beneficial to our stakeholders as well. Also, we consistently maintained
our RBC (Risk-based Capital) ratio, a key measure for financial stability of insurance companies,
up to 375% - the highest level in the industry.
Reflecting sound evaluation from investors and financial communities, our share price marked its highest
record, and A.M. Best Company, a world-renowned credit rating agency for insurance companies, rated
our company the highest rating, A++, for four consecutive years. At the same time SFMI has become a valued
member of the leading sustainability indices across the globe such as DJSI World and FTSE4Good of
the London Stock Exchange.
In 2015, we will devote us to lay a solid foundation to jump up to be a global insurance company,
based on the management philosophy of “Change; Innovation; and Implementation.”
In order for us to reach this goal, our immediate next steps are as follows:
First, we will further strengthen our customer-oriented business and expand our customer base.
Second, we will continue our efforts toward efficient work processes and consolidate the company’s profitability.
Third, we will explore future growth opportunities in Korean health insurance market, and gradually expand
into overseas markets as a way of securing our new future growth engines.
I look forward to your continued interest in our company and in our journey to leap forward as a global insurance
company in the near future, and I hope all the best wishes for you and your families.
Thank you very much.
Sincerely yours,
June 2015
Minsoo Ahn
President and CEO
- Company profile
- Stakeholder Engagement
- Materiality Matters
OVERVIEW1
07Company profile 1 - OVERViEw
Company
Profile
SFMi is a financial affiliate of the Samsung Group and the leading non-life insurance company in
Korea. with a wide range of products and services including health, automobile, fire, liability, and
annuity insurance, we provide total risk solutions to domestic and overseas private and corporate
customers.
Company Overview
As of Dec. 31, 2014
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd.
Non-life insurance
January 26, 1952
Ahn, Minsoo
29, Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea(87, Euljiro 1-ga, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance building)
KRW 58,183.6 billion
KRW 9,538.8 billion
Direct Premium Written: KRW 17,594.1 billion
Net profit: KRW 838.2 billion
5,555
www.samsungfire.com
Company Name
Business Type
Establish Date
CEO
Headquarter
Total Assets
Total Equity
Total Sales
Number of Employees
Company Website
* The financial data is based on consolidated K-IFRS.
Share ownership
70%
75%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
99.86%
*1) Overseas operations: 7 subsidiaries, 7 branches, 7 representative offices in 11 countries.
*2) As of Jan. 17, 2014, SFMI’s ownership of SAMSUNG VINA INSURANCE CO., LTD increased to 75% from 50%
*3) As of June 16, 2014, SFMI Claim Adjustment Service Co., Ltd. changed company name to SFMI Any Car Claim Adjustment Service Co., Ltd.
As of As of June 19, 2014, Any Car Auto Claim Adjustment Service Co., Ltd. changed company name to SFMI Claim Adjustment Service Co., Ltd.
Location
Jakarta, Indonesia
Mochimin, Vietnam
Shanghai, China
London, UK
Singapore New Jersey, U.S.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
New Jersey, U.S.
Seoul, Korea
Seoul, Korea
Name
P.T.Asuransi Samsung Tugu
Samsung Vina Insurance Co., ltd.
Samsung Property & Casualty Insurance Company(China), LTD.
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co. of Europe
Samsung Reinsurance PTE. LTD.
Samsung Fire & Marine Consultoriaem Seguros Ltda
Samsung Fire & Marine management Corporation
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Service Co., Ltd.
Samsung Claim Adjustment Service Co.,ltd.
Main business
Non-life insurance
Non-life insurance
Non-life insurance
Non-life insurance
Non-life insurance
Non-life insurance
Non-life insurance
Customer service
Claim adjustment
service
Subsidiaries
As of Dec. 31, 2014
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08Company profile1 - OVERViEw
SFMI products are developed based on the core essence of the insurance business. We are devoted to
providing our customers with security and comfort in daily life and promising tomorrow.
General
Insurance
Long-term
Insurance
Auto Insurance
Loan
Other services
Fire
Marine, Aviation
Casualty, Specialty, Engineering
Disease/casualty
Driver’s
Bundled
Property
Saving/Annuity
Key Products
House, building, factory, general fire insurance
Ship, airplane, freight insurance
Technology, Casualty, Liabilities Insurance
New Generation Health Insurance, Cancer Insurance,
Medical Cost Insurance
My Partner, Happy Drive
‘Super Plus’ (Bundled type health insurance)
Everyday Life Insurance, Household property insurance
‘Super Save’, ‘Wonderful life’
Anycar, Anycar Direct
Mortgage loans, Policy holder loans, Credit loans
Anycar Service (emergency roadside assistance, vehicle inspection),
Additional service for members
Key products
& Services
Shareholder Status
As of Dec. 31, 2014
Foreign investors 52%
Special interest parties 19%
Korean institutions and individuals 17%
Treasury shares 12%
Shareholder
Status
Individual Sales HQ, General Insurance HQ, Auto Insurance HQ, Asset Management HQ, Strategic Sales HQ,
Corporate Planning Dept., Corporate Management Support Dept., Overseas Business Office, CPC Strategy
Dept., HR Team, Audit Committee, Chief Compliance Officer
* CPC : Customer-Product-Channel
Organizational
Chart
As of Feb. 28, 2015
5
headquarters
4
offices
15
departments
31
teams
2
others
Products and Services
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We will dedicate our human resources and expertise to develop superior products and services,
thereby contributing to the society.
1. We will comply with the laws and ethics.
2. We will maintain a clean organizational culture.
3. We will respect customers, shareholders and employees.
4. We will care for the environment, health and safety.
5. We are a socially responsibility as a corporate citizen.
Company profile1 - OVERViEw
Samsung
Philosophy
Core Values
Business
Principles
Samsung Value
System
SFMI aspires to become a respected and responsible leading global insurance company by developing the
finest products and services backed by our superior talents and expertise. To achieve our ambition, we are
committed to five core values: People, Excellence, Change, Integrity and Co-Prosperity.
* Full Text of Samsung Business Principles
People Excellence Change Integrity Co-prosperity
10Company profile1 - OVERViEw
international initiatives: The world is facing greater environmental, social and governance challenges. SFMI
will continue to cooperate with the global initiatives to establish a more socially engaged and sustainable
insurance industry.
Initiative
United Nations Environment Programme
Financial Initiative
Principles for Sustainable Insurance
Carbon Disclosure Project
Major activities
UNEP FI is a public-private partnership between UNEP and the
financial sector. SFMI became a member of UNEP FI in 2010 and we
aim to advance the global initiative in incorporating sustainability
in the financial industry.
SFMI is the first Korean insurer to become a signatory of the PSI in
January 2015. We will challenge ourselves to advance the global
initiative to fully incorporate PSI into the insurance sector.
The Carbon Disclosure Project is a not-for-profit organization
that evaluates response of major listed companies around the
world to greenhouse gas reduction and publishes reports to
provide information for corporate investment. SFMI has actively
participated as an institutional investor and information provider
since 2010.
Four pSi
Principle 1: We will embed in decision-making, environmental, social and governance issues
relevant to our insurance business.
Principle 2: We will work together with our clients and business partners to raise awareness of
environmental, social and governance issues, manage risk and develop solutions.
Principle 3: We will work together with governments, and other key stakeholders to promote
widespread action across society on environmental, social and governance issues.
Principle 4: We will demonstrate accountability and transparency in regularly disclosing publicly
our progress in implementing the Principles.
11Shareholder Engagement1 - OVERViEw
Strategy for Sustainability Management Major Communication Channels
VISION » Global No.1 non-life insurance company
Customers
Employees
Business
Partners
Shareholders
& Investors
Communities
MISSION
Stakeholder
Engagement
SFMi adopts an open communication system to encourage stakeholder engagement in our initiative
to promote sustainability. we encourage our stakeholders to voice their opinion through various
communication systems that are designed to meet individual needs. the suggestions are collected
and regularly disclosed in our sustainability report and the company website.
Provide security with leading
insurance services and
excellent network
Offer opportunities to
develop into global financial
experts
Promote mutual prosperity
based on mutual trust
Protect shareholder interest
through sustained growth in
corporate value
Fulfill social and
environmental responsibilities
as a global corporate citizen
Customer panel system, Satisfaction survey,
Voice of Customer (customer feedback channel),
SNS
Employee Council, Satisfaction survey,
Employee distress assistance program,
Counseling center, Internal broadcasting,
Exciting TalkTalk (company intranet)
Discussion meetings, Satisfaction surveys,
Exciting TalkTalk, Internal suggestion blog,
SNS, Partner’s Day events
General Meeting of Shareholders,
Earnings results announcement, Conference,
Non-deal Roadshow, Regular investor
meetings, IR mailing service
NGO meetings, Satisfaction survey,
Key social contribution performance report,
Anycar Social Contribution Committee
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Major issue
- Provide customer-oriented
products/services
- Strengthen customer
protection activity
- Assist work-life balance
- Strengthen health & safety
education
- Strengthen communication
with employees
- Increase shareholder value
- Strengthen communication
- Support to enhance
competitiveness
- Strengthen communication
- Establish advanced traffic
safety culture
- Increase activities to assist
the underprivileged
Stakeholder
Customers
Employees
Shareholders
& Investors
Business
Partners
Communities
Result
- Launch of new products: Legal & Living Expense Insurance (March
2014), Business Owner’s Property Insurance (May), Senior Cancer
Insurance (June), Accident Insurance (August), Senior Medical
Insurance (August)
- Launched 24 hour Emergency Fire Service (February)
- Newly established “Customer Protection Committee” and expanded
Customer Protection Centers in five new regions across the country
- Implemented Vacation Pre-planning and pre-inputting system
- Conducted preventive safety education sessions and safety drills
- Increase communication activities such as CEO sales site visits and
group meetings
- Shares repurchase (KRW 415.5 billion)
- Regular communication through Fiscal Year End Earnings Results
Announcement, regular IR meetings (430 sessions)
- Sponsored conference: “Establishment of Guideline for
Standardization of Repair Costs” (May)
- Increased communication activities: CEO communication session with
RCs, Customer Satisfaction Award Ceremony, Recruitment concerts
- Participated in public hearing to promote traffic safety through speed
limit control (September)
- Promote social contribution activities (Celebrating 20th anniversary of
Guide Dog Donation, 200th run of ‘Gift of Hope with 500 won’)
[ Stakeholder Communication Results ]
Through an open communication system with our stakeholders, we have identified and addressed the
following issues:
Operation of Sustainability Management Committee
Sustainability Management Committee, headed by our CEO, was established in 2012 to reinforce the
foundation of sustainability management. In 2014, the committee discussed various issues relating
to socially responsible management policies such as environment management and also approved
the Sustainability Report.
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13Materiality Matters1 - OVERViEw
High-level Issue (9)
Customer-oriented activity(p.40)
Customer protection(p.44)
Human rights and labor(p.47)
work-life balance(p.51)
Business results(p.30)
Ethics and Integrity(p.20)
Co-prosperity(p.59)
Socially responsible
investment and employee
engagement(p.57)
Minimizing of environmental
impacts(p64)
Mid-level Issue (10)
Communication with
customers(p.41)
Talents fostering(p.45)
Corporate governance(p.15)
Risk management(p.26)
Risk management of
business partners(p.60)
Communication with business
partners(p.61)
Social contribution programs(p.54)
Socially responsible insurance
products and services(p.58)
R&D on climate change(p.63)
Environment-friendly insurance
products and services(p.63)
Low-level Issue (3)
Health & safety(p.49)
Partnership
& collaboration(p.57)
Environmental
performance(p.66)
Stakeholder
Customers
Employees
Shareholders
/ Investors
Business Partners
Communities
Environment
| Issue Matrix of the 5th Sustainability Report |
process of Determining issues
Step 1, identifying: To identify material sustainability issues that may affect our business, we have conducted
in depth analysis of domestic and international sustainability management trends and guidelines, (GRI G4
and ISO26000, etc.), changes in domestic policies and press releases associated with SFMI and the insurance
industry. We have determined 22 issues as material.
Step 2, prioritizing: Materiality Test is conducted for the identified issues based on the SFMI’s significance of
economic, environmental, and social impacts and influence on stakeholder assessment and decisions. Opinions
of our employees and of external experts were reflected when assessing the significance of economic,
environmental, and social impacts, and analyses of press releases and survey results were reflected in
assessing social impacts and influence on stakeholder.
Step 3, Review & Approval: The issues are internally reviewed and approved by the Sustainability Management
Committee. We have made utmost efforts to cover all the material issues in this Sustainability Report.
Materiality
Matters
SFMi’s Sustainability Report focuses on key material issues, both internal and external, which we
have determined as material to corporate management and to our stakeholders according to GRi G4
guidelines
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ECONOMy
- Corporate Governance
- Ethics and integrity
- Risk Management
- business Results
DJSI WorlD
FTSE4Good
S&p
A+
a.m.beSt
A++
Direct premium Written
17.6 trillion
total aSSet
58.2 trillion
net profit
838.2 billion
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Stable Governance: To maintain mutual checks and balances between the corporate bodies, roles of the
Board of Directors and company executive are separated. The BOD is responsible for company management
oversight, while the executives are responsible for managing operations. All operational results are announced
and approved by the BOD. Additionally, to ensure appropriate checks and balances, BOD retains the right to
the selection, succession and dismissal of the CEO as prescribed by relevant laws. As of December 2014, SFMI’s
Board of Directors consists of seven directors including three inside directors and four outside directors. The
greater outside director representation ensures the balance of interest of the board.
Efficient Governance: SFMI’s BOD members are from diverse professional background allowing them to
combine a broad spectrum of experience and expertise in the decision making. The diverse knowledge and
opinions of the members are shared during the regular BOD meetings, reinforcing efficient decision making
capacity of the board.
transparent Governance: Key elements of SFMI’s corporate governance concerning the guidelines, process,
resolutions and the activities of the BOD are disclosed in the Business Report and through the Financial
Supervisory Service’s electronic disclosure system.
● SFMI ● DART (Data Analysis, Retrieval & Transfer) system of Financial Supervisory Service
● General Insurance Association of Korea
SFMI’s corporate governance complies with all applicable rules and regulations as we continue to foster
responsible management based on principles of corporate governance.
principle & policy
bOD
The Board of Directors fully supports the company executives to implement responsible management based on
sound corporate governance. As such, the BOD helps to make importance management decision by addressing
issues related to management operations, guidelines and process. The Board of Directors holds regular
meetings based on its annual operation plans. Extraordinary meetings may be convened upon request of the
Chairman or the BOD or at occurrence of special events associated with company management. Decisions are
made after reviewing critical issues relating to the overall management and direction of the company or as
defined by law and by corporate articles. All resolution of the BOD is adopted by the presence of more than
one half of all directors. To prevent conflict of interest, directors with special interest in the Board decision
cannot exercise his or her voting rights.
Committees within bOD: SFMI delegates authority to committees within the BOD to enhance efficiency and
professionalism. There are currently 6 active committees within the BOD: Management Committee, Risk
Management Committee, Internal Transaction Committee, Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee, and
Non-executive Director Nomination Committee.
● Management Committee: To enhance professionalism and efficiency of the Board of Directors, management
Committee deliberates and decides on general management and other important company management
matters that is either delegated by the BOD, or specified in the Articles of Incorporation or other regulations.
● non-executive Director nomination Committee: The central task of the Non-executive Director Nomination
Committee is to recommend and evaluate candidates for outside director under the governing regulations. The
Committee recommends candidate to be elected at the general meeting of the shareholders based on their
qualifications and expertise and current composition of the BOD.
Composition and
Characteristics
Corporate
Governance
SFMi conducts transparent and responsible management based on advanced, board-centered
corporate governance. the board of Directors promotes creative management with the ultimate goal
of maximizing corporate value. Every effort is made to enhance shareholder value and right through
transparent, stakeholder focused management.
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● internal transaction Committee: The Committee, entirely composed of non-executive directors, reviews,
deliberates and addresses internal transaction issues to enhance corporate transparency and fair trade
between the affiliated companies.
● Risk Management Committee: Risk Management Committee, established to formulate and revise risk
management policies, defines tolerable risk levels and establishes risk management strategies.
● Remuneration Committee: The Remuneration Committee evaluates, operates and designs the remuneration
system for the directors.
● Audit Committee: The Audit Committee performs internal audit function and assists management to make
rational business decisions.
Management
Committee
Non-executive
Director
Nomination
Committee
Internal
Transaction
Committee
Risk
Management
Committee
Remuneration
Committee
Audit
Committee
Auxiliary
organizations
CEO
General Meeting of Shareholders
Board of Directors
Secretariat of the Board of Directors
Major role
Top decision making body
Decides on important company management matters
Recommends non-executive directors
Reviews and decides on inter-affiliate inside
transactions
Reviews and decides on risk management issues
Reviews adequacy of the executive management
remuneration
Evaluates internal control system
Organization
Board of Directors
- Management
- Non-executive
Director Nomination
- Internal Transaction
- Risk Management
- Remuneration
- Audit
Composition
(No. of non-executive
directors/total directors)
4/7
0/2
3/5
3/3
1/3
2/3
2/3
Name of chairman
(internal/external, executive/
non-executive)
Moon, Hyonam
(External, Non-executive)
Ahn, Minsoo
(Internal, Executive)
Ahn, Minsoo
(Internal, Executive)
Moon, Hyonam
(External, Non-executive)
Ahn, Minsoo
(Internal, Executive)
Moon, Hyonam
(External, Non-executive)
Sohn, Byeongjo
(External, Non-executive)
[ BOD & Committees ]
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Role/major career
CEO of Samsung Fire & Marine
Insurance/Former) Vice President of
Samsung Life Insurance
Senior Vice President of
Management Support Division/
Former) Vice President of
Management Support Team of
Samsung Electronics
Full-time auditor/
Former) Head of Insurance
Inspection Bureau at Financial
Supervisory Service/
Former) Director of Korea Insurance
Institute
Chairman of the BOD/ Current) Head
Prosecutor at Sanyong Law Firm/
Former) Chief Prosecutor at Busan
Supreme Prosecutors’ Office/
Chairman of Audit Committee/
Current) Non-executive director of
Hyundai Information Technology/
Advisor to BKL Law Firm (Mar. 2014 Mar. 2016)/
Former) Vice Commissioner at Korea
Customs Service
Auditor/Current) Professor at School
of Mass Communication at Yonsei
University/
Former) Chairman of Korea Society
for Journalism & Communication
Studies
Non-executive director
Current) Professor at School of
Business, Yonsei University/
Non-executive director of Pacific
Pharmacy
(Mar. 2013 - Mar. 2017)
Name/position
Ahn, Minsoo
CEO
Jeon, Yongbae
Executive director
Cho, Byeognjin
Executive director
Moon, Hyonam
non-executive
director
Sohn, Beyongjo
Non-executive
director
Yoon, Yeongcheol
Non-executive
director
Shin, Dongyeop
Non-executive
director
Term
Jan 28, 2014
- Jan 27, 2017
Feb 7, 2012
- Feb 6, 2015
Jun 7, 2013
- Jun 6, 2016
Jun 5, 2012
- Jun 4, 2015
Jun 5, 2012
- Jun 4, 2015
Jun 5, 2012
- Jun 4, 2015
Mar 14, 2014
- Mar 13, 2015
(Consecutive
terms)
Committee activity
Chairman of Non-executive Director,
Nomination Committee,
Chairman of Risk Management Committee,
Chairman of Management Committee
Member of Non-executive Director,
Nomination Committee,
Member of Remuneration Committee,
Member of Risk Management Committee,
Member of Management Committee
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Non-executive Director,
Nomination Committee,
Member of Remuneration Committee,
Chairman of Internal Transaction Committee
Member of Non-executive Director,
Nomination Committee,
Member of Internal Transaction Committee,
Chairman of Audit Committee
Member of Non-executive Director,
Nomination Committee,
Member of Internal Transaction Committee,
Member of Audit Committee
Member of Remuneration Committee,
Member of risk management Committee
[ Members of the BOD ]
board of Directors: Composition and Operation
number of Members: SFMI restricts the size of Board of Directors from 3 to 9 members. In accordance with
the Commercial Law and the Insurance Business Act and both considering the company’s total asset and
characteristics of insurance business, majority of the Board, 3 or more members, must be composed of outside
directors to secure the independence of outside director.
* As of Dec. 31, 2014
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Qualification: Outside directors with expertise in the field of finance, economics, business management,
accounting and media are recommended by the committee and elected during the General Meeting of
the Shareholders based on both objective and subjective qualifications as required by the law including
professionalism, job ethics, responsibility and integrity. As stated in the commercial law, outside directors are
restricted from holding more than two external positions in either stock-listed or private companies, and SFMI
is abiding to those rules. Non-executive directors, Mr. Dong yeop Shin and Mr. Byeong Jo Son are currently
appointed as directors in another company, however risk from conflict of interest is deemed low.
term: The initial term of both the executive and non-executive directors is no more than 3 years while reappointment is allowed. However, non-executive directors’ re-appointment term is restricted to no more than
5 years. The term of inside directors is longer to encourage responsible management and eliminate pursuit of
short term profit, while term assigned to outside directors is shorter to ensure check system.
Job Evaluation: Evaluation of the directors is conducted annually at fiscal year-end by the BOD, directors
themselves and the Secretariat of BOD. The evaluation is based on directors’ activities including attendance
rate at the BOD and the Committee meetings, business knowledge, fairness, professionalism as well as overall
contribution to the company and shareholders.
Evaluation and Remuneration Framework: Management’s performance evaluation and remuneration criteria is
set based on sustainability values such as long term performance, profitability and soundness. Majority of the
total compensation payable to senior management is composed of variable payments and is determined based
on performance evaluation. The variable compensation is paid over 3 years. Substantial portion of the variable
remuneration is linked to long term performance and while the first year remuneration is paid in cash, 2nd-3rd
year compensation is paid in form of equity linked products.
2014 board of Director Activities: In 2014, a total of 7 Board of Directors Meetings were convened and 100%
attendance of outside directors was recorded. Election of chairman of BOD, election of compliance officer and
Issues relating to sustainability management such Smile Microcredit Bank were discussed. All resolution by the
Board reflects company’s commitment to minimize social and environmental impact.
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Major agenda
4 agenda including the election of CEO and contribution to
Smile Microcredit Bank
2 including summon of regular general meeting of shareholders
3 including election of the chairman of BOD
2 including disposal of affiliated company stock
4 including trade of goods/services
2 including treasury share repurchase
6 including election of compliance officer and implementation
of ERP system
Date
Jan 28
Feb 13
Mar 14
May 9
June 13
Sep 17
Dec 16
Attendance
(No. of attendants / members)
7/7
7/7
7/7
7/7
7/7
7/7
7/7
Result
Approved
Approved
Approved
Approved
Approved
Approved
Approved
[ State of BODs held in 2014 ]
Regulations regarding CEO Succession
In February 2015, the Board of Directors established CEO succession regulations with the purpose of
establishing a system that is in line with the interests of our stakeholders and the long-term vision
of a financial company while minimizing the risk from the succession process. Matters discussed
were: required qualification of CEO, objective of the new succession regulation, implementation time
of the new process, procedure for candidate recommendation and succession as well as emergency
contingency plans. Adequacy of the regulation will be reviewed more than once every year by the
Board of Directors.
202 - ECOnOMy Ethics and integrity
Samsung business principles
Principle 1: We comply with laws and ethical standards
1-1 We respect the dignity and diversity of individuals
· We respect the basic human rights of everyone.
· We do not, under any circumstances, permit forced labor, wage exploitation or child labor.
· We do not discriminate against any stakeholders, including customers and employees, on the
basis of nationality, race, gender, religion, etc.
1-2 We compete fairly, complying with laws and business ethics
· We comply with the laws of the countries and communities in which we conduct business and
we respect business competition standards and practices.
· We do not take any profits from unethical business practices
· We do not permit the exchange of gifts, entertainment or any other form of bribery as an
inducement to engage in unfair business practices.
1-3 We maintain accounting transparency by keeping accurate records
· We accurately record and maintain all business transactions to provide objective information
on business activities for all stakeholders.
· We abide by accounting rules of relevant countries and internationally accepted accounting
standards.
· We disclose material business matters such as major financial changes and corporate
information as prescribed by law.
1-4 We do not intervene in politics and we maintain a neutral stance on all political issues
· We respect the political rights and opinions of the individual. However, political activity should
be kept outside of the workplace.
· We do not use company resources for political purposes.
· We do not provide illegal political donation.
Principle 2: We maintain a clean organizational culture
2-1 We draw a strict line between public and private affairs in all business activities
· When the interests of the company and the individual conflict, the legitimate interests of the
company should take precedence.
· We do not use company assets or the position within the company for personal interests
(including embezzlement and misappropriation of company assets)
· We do not allow securities transactions such as trading in the company shares and utilizing
internal business information.
2-2 We protect and respect the intellectual property of the company and others
· We do not divulge internal intellectual property and classified information without prior
permission or approval.
· We respect the intellectual property of others by avoiding acts of infringement such as
copying, distribution, modification or use without permission.
2-3 We create a healthy organizational atmosphere
· We foster positive working relationships by prohibiting harmful practices such as sexual
harassment, violence and inappropriate monetary transactions between colleagues.
· We do not allow favoritism or private groups based on external affiliations that is detrimental
to the harmony within the company.
· We establish win-win labor-management relations based on mutual trust and open
communication
SFMI strives to become a top global company which devotes talent and technology to create superior products
and services that contribute to a better society based on our talents and expertise. Samsung Business
Principles provides a framework of responsibilities a global company needs to comply with. It expresses our
internal and external commitment to social responsibility.
Samsung business
principles
Ethics and
Integrity
Samsung Fire and Marine insurance is committed to fulfilling social responsibilities and roles
of a leading global company while establishing a clean organizational culture and putting into
practice basic principles of ethical management.
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Principle 3: We respect customers, shareholders and employees
3-1 We value customer satisfaction as the top priority in our business activities
· We provide products and services that meet customer demands and expectations in a
timely manner.
· We treat our customers with sincerity and kindness, and attend to their proposals and
complaints.
· We respect and protect our customers’ reputation and their personal and proprietary
information.
3-2 We focus on shareholder value
· We strive to provide long-term benefits to shareholders through rational investment and
efficient management.
· We strive to make stable profits and increase the market value of the company with
robust business operations.
· We respect the rights, opinions and reasonable requests of shareholders.
3-3 We endeavor to improve employees’ quality of life
· We provide equal opportunities to all employees, and treat them fairly based on their
abilities and performance.
· We encourage all employees to pursue continuous self-development and we actively
support the improvement of their capabilities for better business performance.
· We strive to provide a workplace environment that fosters personal initiative and
creativity.
Principle 4: We care for the environment, health and safety
4-1 We engage in environmentally friendly management practices
· We observe global standards, related laws and internal regulations related to the
conservation of the environment.
· We endeavor to protect the environment in all business operations, including product
development, manufacturing and sales.
· We strive to implement activities that use resources efficiently such as recycling.
4-2 We value human health and safety
· We observe global standards, related laws and internal regulations related to safety.
· We strive to prevent accidents by complying with safety regulations and fostering a
pleasant work environment.
· We take every precaution not to supply products and services that could harm human
health and safety.
Principle 5: We are a socially responsible corporate citizen
5-1 We actively perform our duty as a corporate citizen
· We endeavor to raise public trust in our company by fulfilling our responsibilities and
duties as a member of local communities.
· We strive to generate stable employment and fulfill our responsibility to pay taxes
faithfully.
5-2 We respect the characteristics of local custom, culture and society, and strive to prosper
together with local communities.
· We respect the laws, cultures and values of the countries in which we do business, and
we contribute to the quality of life of local residents.
· We lead the improvement of societies through the support of public activities such as
education, art, culture and sports.
· We actively participate in public services such as volunteer activities and disaster relief
services.
5-3 We build win-win relationships with business partners
· We form reciprocal relationships on the basis of mutual trust with our suppliers, and treat
them as strategic partners.
· We reinforce our suppliers’ competitiveness with legitimate support in order to achieve
co-prosperity.
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Setting/Assessment of internal Control Criteria
Internal compliance regulation was established as set forth by the Insurance Business Act and all employees
are expected to comply with the regulations. The regulations express our commitment to abide by the
laws, maintain sound asset management and protect our insured customers. Internal control policy sets
out guidelines on employee role and responsibilities, compliance system, internal control structure, code of
conduct, key issue by job functions and compliance check.
Operating System of internal Control: The compliance officer is responsible for the operation of internal control
system and related guidelines. The officer also nominates compliance officers by individual departments to
monitor the status of compliance and identify weaknesses to the system. Violation of compliance leads to
disciplinary actions. The compliance officer evaluates the appropriateness of compliance and reports the
results to be reviewed and approved by the Audit committee before reporting to the BOD.
[ Operating Structure ]
Audit Committee
Compliance Monitoring Department
Compliance Operation Department
BOD
Executive Management
Compliance Officer
Manager
Major Activities
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Compliance Education & inspection
SFMI conducts regular education to employees to reinforce the principle of ethics. Shared Value program,
which is a mandatory training course for all domestic and overseas employees, offers education on prevention
of corruption, fair trade, personal information protection, prevention of gender discrimination and sexual
harassment and protection of human rights. Furthermore ‘Compliance and Ethics Self-Assessment’ is
completed by all employees to increase understanding of compliance management. As of February 2015,
corruption risk assessment was conducted in all 687 business divisions (including 7 overseas subsidiaries, 7
branches, 7 representative offices).
2014
20
5,671
2013
20
5,528
2012
20
5,373
Type
Shared value education
Training hours per person
No. of attendees
[ Mandatory Education ]
* In 2014, Value Sharing Program was offered both online and offline and the number of attendees may overlap.
Operation of Compliance Support System
SFMI operates various internal control programs to minimize risk from violation of laws and regulations that
may occur from everyday operation. The programs include monitoring of employees’ work process and legal
compliance, daily operation compliance, fair trade self-compliance program and anti-money laundering system.
Pre-Compliance
Compliance Program
Anti-Money Laundering System
- Preliminary compliance inspection prior to final decision making related
to key business operations including: Establishment and revision of internal
regulations, terms and conditions of insurance policies, and new product
development and new task force
- Fair trade voluntary-compliance system to abide by fair disclosure regulation
- Promote fair trade voluntary-compliance culture within the company by
electing voluntary compliance manager (compliance officer) and establishing
relevant guidelines
- Preventive system to promote sound financial transaction between financial
institutions, while eliminating domestic and global money laundering activities
- Eliminate potential risk and raise transparency of asset management for
customers by assessing and monitoring the money laundering risks
[ Major Compliance Support System ]
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* FSC : Financial Services Commission
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Disciplinary Actions by External Authorities
SFMI applies strict actions and implements prevention measures in response to the disciplinary actions
initiated by supervisory authorities. Penalties imposed by external authorities in 2014 are listed below.
[ Disciplinary Actions ]
Anti-Money Laundering System
As set forth by laws against money laundering and public financing, SFMI operates CDD (Customer
Due Diligence) system for the purpose of preventing act of crime and promoting transparent
transaction with our customers. Furthermore, EDD (Enhanced Due Diligence) is performed on
customers who have been categorized as higher in risk based on money-laundering risk assessment.
Money laundering preventive system inspects doubtful, large cash transactions and provides regular
preventive education to the employees.
Assessment of Anti-Money Laundering System: In 2014, SFMI was given the highest “Excellent”
rating by KoFIU, an action task force unit on money laundering operated by the Financial Services
Commission in the area of ‘system and Operation of anti-money laundering program’.
Body
FSC
FSC
Date
Feb. 19, 2014
May 20, 2014
Reason
Violation of closing or recruitment of insurance contract
Violation of closing or recruitment of insurance contract
Punishment
Fined KRW 40 million
Employee reprimanding (3)
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Whistle blowing
Fraud Reporting
The Office of Management Practice Principles (Compliance Department)
Tel: 02-758-7112 / Fax: 02-758-4310 / e-mail: ethics@samsungfire.com
Audit Team
Tel: 02-758-7829 / Fax: 02-758-7796 / e-mail: auditing@samsungfire.com
[ Internal Reporting Channel ]
SFMI operates various communication systems to encourage ethical management such as whistle blowing
and fraud reporting system. In accordance with the internal reporting system regulations, whistleblowers are
guaranteed cofidentiality.
internal Reporting
System
2014
53
9
23
21
0
2013
99
10
73
16
1
2012
91
11
60
19
0
Type
Processed Reports
- Alleged Offence
- Civil Complaint
- Others
Disciplinary
[ Report Status ]
* Since 2014, civil complaints were processed through a dedicated team, resulting in decrease of complaints.
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Product Committee
(long-term, auto, general
insurances, retirement)
Asset Management CommitteeCRO
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Risk Management
Overview
Risk Management Organizations
Risk Management Committee: As a sub-committee within the BOD, the Risk Management Committee defines
tolerable risk levels for both underwriting and asset management operations and establishes risk management
guidelines that are reflected in companywide business decision making. The committee also promotes the
importance of risk management to executive managements.
CRO (Chief Risk Officer): The CRO operates the Risk Management Committee and attends the Product
Committee and the Asset Management Committee to oversee risk management across company business.
Risk Management Department: Insurance Risk Management Division and the Asset Risk Management Division
operate under the CRO and are in charge of assessing, monitoring and controlling risk. The divisions are
separate from each other to ensure their independence.
BOD
Risk Management Committee
Asset Management
Division
ALM (interest rate)
risk management
Market, credit and operational
risk management
Insurance and operational
risk management
Product Development
Division
Insurance RM
Department
Asset RM
Department
Risk
Management
in order to maximize shareholder and customer value, our risk management organization
implements various risk management strategies against any risk factor that may impact the value
and profitability of the company business.
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Reporting
Report key risk
management issues
Risk Control
- Define tolerable risk
levels
- Manage solvency
margin ratio
Risk Measurement
and Monitoring
Risk AssessmentFull-time risk monitoring
(daily/weekly/monthly/
quarterly basis)
Definition of Risks by the type and how to Manage
Risk Management process
Risk
Insurance risk
Interest rate risk
Market risk
Credit risk
Operation risk
Liquidity risk
Methods to manage
- Set risk tolerance limit based on changes in loss
ratio, policy termination rate and regularly
monitor related risk
- Establish reinsurance strategy
- Establish guideline to formulate expected rate
and minimal guaranteed rate
- Set asset duration target based on cash flow
of liability taking into consideration liability
structure and interest rate environment
- Set reference investment criteria for marketable
securities and loans
- Establish loss criteria to prevent high losses
- Set investment limit pre industry, diversify risk
and monitor status of exposure limit
- Establish standard for internal control, conduct
periodical monitoring
- Monitor daily monetary transaction
- Establish monthly asset management strategy
- Monitor quarterly liquidity ratio
Definition
Risk from loss led by higher actual claim payment
rate over assumed claim payment rate
Risk from drop in adjusted net worth led by asset
and liability duration and ALM mismatch under
fluctuation in interest rate
Risk from drop in market value of asset led by
negative market fluctuations such as interest rate,
stock prices and exchange rates
Risk from loss led by counterpart default or drop in
credit rate
Risk from loss due to lack in internal control,
employee led errors and system errors
Risk from loss led by discrepancy between supply
and demand of capital or sudden capital outflow
Risk Recognition
Insurance/interest
rate/market/credit/
operation/liquidity risk
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Management of
Capital Adequacy
SFMI maintains the highest capital adequacy within Korean non-life insurance industry. We have formulated
an internal capital solvency calculation method based on global Solvency II standard, to determine our capital
adequacy and set internal risk tolerance level.
Regulatory capital solvency requirements: Solvency ratio of an insurance company refers to capital available in
addition to capital required for insurance companies to pay back to policyholders (required capital). As of December 2014, SFMI’s RBC ratio stood at 375%, well exceeding the 100% level required by the Financial Supervisory Services.
internal capital solvency requirements and risk tolerance limit: To implement a more effective risk management framework, we measure our internal solvency ratio based on Solvency II standards. Our Risk Management Committee monitors risk tolerance level and adequacy of the limit on a regular basis.
Stress test and sensitivity analysis: SFMI conducts annual stress test based on the IMF bailout and 2008 global
financial crisis scenarios, as set by the regulators. The results of the test are reported to the Risk Management
Committee. Based on our recent stress test, our solvency ratio was at 200%, an adequate level even when applied the economic crisis scenario. We also perform market fluctuation sensitivity analysis to measure risks that
may lead to profit and asset losses.
* IMF crisis scenario: 30% increase in interest rate, 40% decline in stock prices, 50% decline in exchange rates, 100% increase in bankruptcy rate, etc.
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In preparation for potential business interruptions arising from by disasters such as fire, gas explosion,
rainstorm or war crisis, SFMI established a business continuity plan to ensure quick recovery of our business
and to mitigate risks for our stakeholders. SFMI was first in the non-life industry to acquire BS25999
certification in 2010 and ISO22301 certification in 2013.
business Continuity
Managements
- Understand demands in relation to
changes in organizational environment
- Establish business continuity plan
target, guidelines and procedures
- Reassess business continuity plans
and goals
- Implement necessary measures based
on managerial assessment
- Maintain business continuity plan
- Adopt and implement business
continuity plan
- Develop restoration procedures against
business interruption
- Assess target contrast performance
- Report results for managerial
assessment
- Delegate authority over actions for
improvement and reform
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Overview
In Fy 2014, uncertainties over the global financial markets have continued owing to delayed economic
recovery of developing countries and concern with drop of oil price. While the local economy, entering into a
new-normal period marked with low growth and low interest rate, continued to experience weak domestic
demand. Despite this challenging environment, SFMI achieved solid business results by promoting high profit
and solid growth. Direct premiums written rose to KRW 17.4 trillion, 1.8% more than the previous year, while
net profit rose to KRW 796.6 billion, 12.4% more by dint of improved portfolio mix and differentiated profit
management throughout all business lines. RBC ratio which shows the financial soundness of an insurer
recorded the industry’s highest level of 375.1%. SFMI also received an “A+ Positive” rating from global credit
rating agency S&P and an “A++ (Superior)” from A.M.Best, demonstrating its high creditability and world’s top
class financial soundness.
profit & Loss Summary
Direct premiums written and net premiums earned rose 1.8% and 2.0% respectively compared to the previous
year recording KRW 17.3 trillion and 16.6 trillion each.
Underwriting profit posted a loss of KRW 592.5 billion due to concentrated large amount incidents of
commercial insurance and a deteriorated loss ratio of auto insurance and higher risk loss ratio of long-term
insurance from additional IBNR reserves. Despite decline of yield on interest-bearing assets such as bonds and
loans because of low interest rate environment, investment profit rose by 12.4% to KRW 1,682.8 billion as a
result of stable growth in invested asset.
Net profit in Fy 2014 increased by 12.4% to KRW 796.6 billion, with cash dividends standing at KRW 4,500 per
share. Based on the industry’s leading capital position, SFMI plans to concentrate on maintaining the stability
and efficiency of capital and enhancing shareholder value in the long term.
business Results
[ Income Statement (Summary) ] Unit: KRW 100 million, %
Direct premiums written
Net premiums earned
Underwriting profit
Investment profit
Operating profit
Non-operating profit
Pre-tax profit
Net profit
Growth rate
1.8
2.0
N/A
12.4
11.1
N/A
13.5
12.4
2014
173,581
165,557
-5,925
16,828
10,903
-394
10,508
7,966
2013
170,436
162,353
-5,152
14,965
9,813
-551
9,262
7,090
* Above figures are based on K-IFRS separate financial statements. Figures in 2013 are based on the calendar year instead of the fiscal year for proper
comparison with 2014. (hereinafter to be applied in a same way)
Business
Results
Despite challenging business environment, SFMi has achieved strong sales and steady profit growth
through superior channel network, differentiated risk management and stable asset management.
we will continue to concentrate on maximizing corporate value through solid management
structure.
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* New premiums: First month premium of new contracts excluding lump-sum premium
Results by business Line
Overall direct premiums written rose 1.8% to KRW 17.4 trillion.
Commercial insurance premium rose 1.0% to KRW 1,543.6 billion. This was the result of strengthened
underwriting for low margin contracts according to strategic change towards profit-driven growth. On the
other hand, net premiums earned, which is the actual base of income, showed stable growth of 12.2% since
the company improved its retention rate for profitable accounts.
Long-term insurance premium rose 1.1% to KRW 12,018.2 billion. Overall growth rate of long-term insurance
has been decreased compared to the past year’s numbers. This is because new contracts for savingstype products including lump-sum premium sharply dropped following the company’s strategy pursuing
substantial growth on protection-type products since 2013. However, the company’s portfolio of new premium
and recurring premium, focused on highly profitable protection-type products significantly improved resulting
in steady growth of the new business EV margin.
Auto insurance premium rose 4.6% to KRW 3,796.3 billion despite the company’s underwriting policy centered
on good contracts, and an increase of online contracts with low premiums. This was the result of premium hike
for certain types of automobiles as well as increased sales of new vehicles.
[ Direct Premiums Written by Business Line ] Unit: KRW 100 million, %
Commercial
Long-term
- New premiums*
- Recurring premiums
Auto
Total
Growth rate
1.0
1.1
-18.8
2.7
4.6
1.8
2014
%
8.9
69.2
1.2
66.2
21.9
100.0
2013
%
9.0
69.7
1.4
65.6
21.3
100.0
Amount
15,436
120,182
1,999
114,842
37,963
173,581
Amount
15,288
118,863
2,463
111,807
36,285
170,436
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[ Underwriting Efficiency (IFRS) ] Unit: %, %p
Loss ratio
- Commercial
- Long-term *1)
- Auto
Expense ratio *2)
- Commercial
- Long-term
- Auto
Combined ratio
Change
0.4
3.5
0.6
-0.5
-0.1
3.1
-0.3
-0.2
0.3
2014
85.5
62.9
88.4
83.0
17.9
20.0
17.0
20.3
103.4
2013
85.1
59.4
87.8
83.5
18.0
16.9
17.3
20.5
103.1
*1) Long-term loss ratio = (Incurred losses + Savings reserve)/Net premium earned
*2) (Actual expenses –Deferred acquisition fee cost –Reinsurance commission)/Net premium written
Despite improved expense ratio, total combined ratio rose by 0.3%p to 103.4% as the loss ratio worsened
compared to the previous year.
Loss ratio of commercial insurance recorded 62.9%, up by 3.5%p year on year as there occurred a number of
large amount incidents such as the sinking of the Sewol ferry, airplane crashes and a number of fires.
Overall loss ratio of long-term insurance recorded 88.4%, up 0.6%p from the previous year. Risk loss ratio,
which is an effective underwriting indicator, rose by 4.1%p to 77.9%. This was mainly due to additional
reserves from the regulation changes in IBNR.
Loss ratio of auto insurance recorded 83.0%, down 3.5%p from the previous year. Despite the fact that
premium per policy has decreased due to growth in discounted online, the accident rate also declined mainly
backed by strengthened underwriting in offline and rising inflow of low risk customers.
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[ Investment Income ] Unit: KRW 100 million, %, %p
Cash & deposit
Stocks
Bonds
Loans
Overseas
Real estate
Administration costs
Total
Change
Yield
-0.2
1.7
-0.2
-0.7
-0.4
-0.4
-0.1
Profit
14.0
506.6
11.0
7.2
0.0
-27.7
23.3
12.4
2014
Yield
1.8
2.0
4.2
4.6
5.4
1.0
3.8
2013
Yield
2.0
0.3
4.4
5.3
5.8
1.4
3.9
Profit
245
916
9,696
5,349
1,553
133
-1,064
16,828
Profit
215
151
8,733
4,992
1,553
184
-863
14,965
investment income
Investment income rose 12.4% year on year to KRW 1,682.8 billion. This rise is mainly attributable to
an increase of interest income from bonds and loans, which accounts for 78% of the invested assets,
by KRW 96.3 billion and 35.7 billion respectively Investment profit from equities also showed a sizable
improvement of KRW 76.5 billion, as there were less impairment losses and more dividend income
incurred this year. Investment yield fell by 0.1%p to 3.8% due to fall in yield on interest-bearing assets
affected by the continued low interest rate environment.
Expense ratio in Fy 2014 recorded 17.9%, down 0.1%p year on year. This is mainly because distribution costs
improved by 0.8%p since there was no additional amortization of acquisition cost which was incurred in
Fy2013. On the other hand, wage & severance benefits and administration costs increased by 0.2%p, 0.4%p
respectively as a result of expanding investment on key personnel and infrastructure aiming to strengthen the
company’s global capabilities.
[ Expense Ratio Breakdown (IFRS) ] Unit: %, %p
Wage & Severance Benefits
Distribution costs *1)
Administration costs
Expenses recovered *2)
Total
Change
0.2
-0.8
0.4
0.1
-0.1
2014
3.5
10.2
5.3
-1.1
17.9
2013
3.3
11.0
4.9
-1.2
18.0
*1) Acquisition costs, agent commissions, and amortization of acquisition costs
*2) Reinsurance commission and reinsurance profit commissions
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[ Statement of Financial Position Summary ] Unit: KRW 100 million, %
Invested assets
- Cash & deposit
- Stocks
- Bonds
- Loans
- Overseas securities
- Real estate
Non-invested assets
Total assets
Policy reserves
Other liabilities
Special account liabilities
Total liabilities
Shareholder’s equity
- Catastrophe reserves
Total liabilities & shareholders’ equity
Change
19.5
42.5
11.8
16.9
29.6
12.1
2.8
10.1
18.1
13.4
26.9
77.1
17.7
20.6
7.6
18.1
Dec 2014
497,480
16,463
47,811
253,911
134,658
31,296
13,341
78,839
576,319
414,831
26,504
40,488
481,823
94,495
15,787
576,319
Dec 2013
416,222
11,551
42,777
217,111
103,890
27,911
12,982
71,636
487,858
365,733
20,884
22,856
409,473
78,385
14,672
487,858
Overview
As of Dec. 31, 2014, invested assets stood at KRW 49, 748 billion, 19.5% up compared to the end of the
previous fiscal year. Under its ALM principles, SFMI concentrates on stable asset management and invests 84%
of its total invested assets in interest-bearing assets such as bonds, loans and overseas securities. Under the
low interest rate environment in Korea, SFMI focuses on not only strengthening duration matching between
assets and liabilities by incorporating long-term bonds, but also preempting drop in yield through high yield
corporate loans.
Financial position
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[ Details of Securities ] Unit: KRW 100 million %
Stocks
- Equity method
- Trading
- Available-for-sale
- Affiliates and subsidiaries stocks
Bonds
- Trading
- Available-for-sale
- Held-to-maturity
Overseas securities
- Trading
- Available-for-sale
- Held-to-maturity
Total
Change
11.8
5.6
-60.6
15.6
-4.0
16.9
16.0
17.2
-5.7
12.1
-7.2
14.0
N/A
15.7
Dec 2014
47,811
2,029
505
42,952
2,325
253,911
6,833
245,479
1,599
31,296
2,282
29,014
-
333,018
Dec 2013
42,777
1,921
1,284
37,149
2,423
217,112
5,892
209,523
1,696
27,911
2,459
25,452
-
287,799
Securities
As of the end of Fy 2014, total securities assets including bonds and overseas securities increased by 15.7%
compared to a year ago to KRW 33,301.8 billion. In spite of slight decline in valuation gain, stock holdings
increased by 11.8% to KRW 4,781.1 billion due to new investment in affiliate stocks.
Bond holdings rose by 16.9% to KRW 25,391.1 billion due to the increase of the volume of available-for-sale
securities including mainly government, public bonds and special bonds. Overseas securities also rose by 12.1%
to KRW 3,129.6 billion.
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* Including loans from severance benefit accounts
[ Loan Quality ] Unit: KRW 100 million, %
Total Loans
- Normal
- Precautionary
- Substandard
- Doubtful
- Estimated loss
NPL (Non-performing loans)
- NPL ratio
- Loan loss provisions to substandard & below (NPL Coverage ratio)
Delinquency ratio
- Retail
- Corporate
Change
19.6
19.7
-43.1
-20.9
100.0
80.0
-11.0
0.0
179
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
Dec 2014
121,465
121,299
37
106
14
9
129
0.1
826.7
0.1
0.2
0.0
Dec 2013
101,580
101,369
65
134
7
5
145
0.1
647.4
0.2
0.3
0.0
[ Loans ] Unit: KRW 100 million, %
Retail loans
- Mortgages
- Policy holders
- Non-secured
Corporate loans
- Secured
- Non-secured
Non-secured
Change
6.3
11.5
-0.3
-11.5
54.5
54.5
N/A
18.2
Dec 2014
%
67.6
40.8
26.0
0.9
32.4
32.4
-
100.0
Dec 2013
%
75.2
43.2
30.8
1.2
24.8
24.8
-
100.0
Amount
81,008
48,818
31,105
1,090
38,750
38,750
-
119,758
Amount
76,192
43,764
31,196
1,232
25,087
25,087
-
101,279
* Excluding call loans, prior to subtracting loan provision and deferred loan origination fees
Loans and Asset Quality
Loan assets amounted to KRW 11,975.8 billion, a year on year increase of 18.2%. Retail loans rose 6.3% mainly
thanks to growth of mortgage loans, while policyholder loans maintained the similar level of the previous year.
Corporate loans recorded remarkably high growth of 54.5% by dint of new loans to the renewable energy
projects and prime office buildings.
SFMI has maintained the best asset quality in the financial sector with 0.1% of loan delinquency ratio and 0.1%
of non-performing loans (NPL) ratio.
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Fair Disclosure policy
SFMI is committed to fair disclosure of material information concerning the company’s management and
operations through periodic and autonomous reporting. Key information regarding the company’s future
business plan, earnings outlook and monthly earnings results are disclosed through the Electronic Corporation
Disclosure system. In addition, overall insurance business information is disclosed quarterly through the Public
Disclosure system of General Insurance Association.
Communication with Shareholders and investors
SFMI aims to enhance the understanding and trust of shareholders and investors through active one-on-one
meetings, conferences and Non-Deal Roadshows (NDRs). Additionally, SFMI provides financial information and
performance results promptly via its website and DART (Data Analysis, Retrieval & Transfer) system of Financial
Supervisory Service. Communication with the shareholders and investors also helps us to receive valuable
feedback that is shared with the company’s management and effectively be reflected in our business.
Global Credit Ratings
SFMI received the highest rating of 「A++」from A.M. Best for four consecutive years. A.M.Best is the world’s
leading credit rating agency specialized in insurance companies. SFMI also rated 「A+, Positive」by global
rating agency S&P, the highest credit rating given to a private company in Korea. These ratings were given
in recognition of the company’s outstanding capital strength, robust business performance and strong risk
management capabilities.
Maximizing
Shareholder Value
[ ALM on Long-term Insurance ] Unit: KRW 100 million %, %p
Assets 1)
Liabilities 2)
Spread 3)
Yield
4.55
4.04
0.51
Yield
4.19
3.75
0.44
Yield
-0.36
-0.29
-0.07
Dec 2013
Duration
4.57
5.12
89.4
Dec 2014
Duration
4.90
4.36
112.4
Change
Duration
0.32
-0.76
23.0
Amount
285,959
281,159
4,800
Amount
351,742
325,335
26,407
Amount
23.0
15.7
450.1
*1) The sum of invested assets and unamortized deferred asset
*2) The sum of reserves for savings, unearned policy reserves, and reserves for lapsed policies
*3) The spread in the column of duration refers to the matching ratio of assets and liability duration.
ALM (Asset Liability Management)
The asset-liability spread margin as of the end of Fy 2014 stood at 44 basis points. The return on matching
assets declined 36 basis points to 4.19% over the previous year, while liability crediting rate which lags behind
changes in market interest rate fell 29 basis points to 3.75%. SFMI continues to focus on managing its spread
margin by increasing the portion of floating rate products and actively adjusting liability crediting rate. In
addition, duration matching ratio between assets and liabilities recorded 112% as the company concentrates on
generating stable profits regardless of the volatility of market interest rates.
38business Results 2 - ECOnOMy
Economic Value Creation by Stakeholders
In 2014, SFMI distributed economic value of KRW 18,238.5 billion in total to various stakeholders.
Sales of Environmental & Social products
Value Creation
& Distribution
Amount
14, 157.1
584.2
198.8
2,407
277
614.5
Stakeholder
Customers
Employees
Shareholders
Business partners
Government
/local communities
Others
Content
Insurance benefit payment
Wages, severance, benefits
Dividends
Insurance sales commission
Corporate tax, donations for communities
Internal reserves for investment on future growth
[ Sales of Environment-friendly & Socially Responsible Products ] Unit: KRW 100 million
Sales of environment-friendly insurance products
Sales of socially responsible insurance products
2014
5,369
3,010
Unit: KRW billion
- Customer-oriented Management
- human Capital Development
- Corporate Citizenship
- Co-prosperity
SOCIETy
Quality Service
certifieD SaleS agentS
4,675 persons
number of employeeS
participating aS internal
profeSSor for Sfmi univerSity
196 perSonS (2015.2)
Social
contribution
33.7 billion
3
national cuStomer
SatiSfaction inDex :
rAnkED no.1.
For ThE 14Th
conSEcuTIvE
yEAr
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Customer-oriented
Activities
Customer-oriented products and Services
At SFMI, we have appointed a CCO (Chief Customer Officer) directly under the CEO and operate the Consumer
Policy Team to proactively plan and implement customer-oriented activities. SFMI is also the first in the Korean
non-life insurance sector to operate a Customer Right Protection Committee and the Customer Panel, a
consumer participation program that offers consumers the opportunity to monitor and experience our product
and services. The Customer Right Protection Committee is composed of outside experts including professors,
lawyers and doctors, designed to provide fair and objective settlement of insurance disputes. In 2014, we
newly established a ‘Consumer Protection Committee’ composed of internal executives in charge of the Sales,
Claim Settlement and Product Development as an effort to eliminate and improve internal irrational systems
and practices. Also, to implement a more efficient customer complaint management, we extended operation
of Customer Protection Center to five areas across the country and we have assigned experts with rich field
experience of sales and claim settlement.
promoting and Educating Customer Oriented Service to Our partners
SMFI conducts education focused on the subjects of protection of finance consumers and customer-oriented
management to our employees and partners such as Risk Consultants who provide frontline service through
direct interaction with our customers.
Service Academy: In January 2014, SFMI established the Service Academy under the Consumer Policy Team
to reinforce consumer protection. The Service Academy is designed to promote customer focused service and
minimize customer dissatisfaction through collective training sessions, individual sessions tailored to different
lines of operations as well as consulting programs. As of Dec. 31, 2014, 4,239 employees and 10,982 partners
completed education at the Academy across 341 sessions.
CEO
CCO
Consumer Policy Team
Consumer Protection Committee
Consumer Protection Center
Customer Right Protection
Committee
Outside Outside
Customer Panel
Customeroriented
Management
SFMi’s number one priority is our customers. this is why the service solutions that we provide have
been constructed from a customer perspective and our business is focused around them. ‘working
with ownership’, SFMi’s declared service identity, is a commitment to providing authentic and
heartfelt services to customers.
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Best Customer Satisfaction Practice Award: SFMI operates various reward programs to further encourage and
motivate employees and partners who were outstanding in the area of customer service. Reward programs
include: Company Foundation Day Award (annual), SFMI Person Award (3 times a year), the CEO Special Award
(4 times a year) and CS Achievement Award (monthly). Examples of outstanding customer service practices
are aired on company broadcast and intranet as a way to promote and raise customer satisfaction awareness to
our employees and partners.
Customer-oriented products & Services
SFMI proactively reflects needs and opinions of our customers throughout the development process of
our products. As such, product name and policy terms can also be flexibly modified to improve customers’
understanding of the policies. We also offer wide range of products and services to meet customer’s specific
needs and also needs that may develop in different stages of life such as for older age, infant care or traveling
and even refinancing services.
Better Web accessibility: SFMI has improved the accessibility of the company website to people with
disabilities and the elderly in order to improve their usage of online financial services such as application for
insurance policies, access of insurance contracts and request for consultation services. In January 2013, SFMI
was awarded the “Web Accessibility Certification” by WebWatch, an organization under the Korea Human
Rights for Persons with Disabilities Forum.
Consumer Satisfaction Survey
We regularly conduct customer satisfaction surveys to assess and improve the level of customer service. In
2014, we ranked No.1 for 14 consecutive years for NSCI (National Customer Satisfaction Index) in non-life
insurance category.
Customer
Communication
Type
National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI)
2014
74
2013
74
2012
73
nCSi
No.1 for
14 consecutive years
national productivity
Award
Presidential Citation
(2012)
Korean Customer
Satisfaction index
No.1 for
17 consecutive years
Customer Satisfaction
Management Award
Hall of Fame (2011)
Korean StandardService Quality index
No.1 for
13 consecutive years
Korea Service Grand prix
Hall of Fame (2011)
the best Financial Company
at Financial Supervisory
Service Evaluation of
Complaints Filed (2014)
Korean net promoter
Score
No. 1 for
5 consecutive years
[ Major Awards ]
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Customer panel
Since the establishment of the ‘Customer Panel’ in 2005, which was first of its kind in Korean non-life
insurance sector, SFMI continues to actively operate the system with the purpose of offering products and
services that meet the needs and demands of customers. CEO and key management executives participate
in the Customer Panel and the outcomes are then actively reflected in improvement strategy of business
management.
Customer panel
Customer Panel is a team of amateurs dedicated to monitoring the market from the customer’s
perspective. Focused on specific topics, the Panel explores and defines issues and problems and
provides solutions through information research, field experience and customer interviews. SFMI
Customer Panel which is selected through document screening and interviews is composed of 8 to
10 general individuals, including housewives and must be covered by insurance. Since 2005, up to 17
rounds of panels were operated. The results from the Panel’s 4- month task activity is shared with
the company through presentation and significantly contributes to implementing customer-oriented
management.
Voice of Customer (VOC)
SFMI emphasizes open communication with our customers. We commit to addressing all customers’
complaints and suggestions at a timely manner. Likewise, VOC is considered highly valuable to our business.
The feedbacks that are collected through VOC are reflected in service quality enhancement efforts and also in
development of our product and services.
Evaluation by Financial Supervisory Service: Regulators encourage all financial institutions to mitigate
consumer complaints and to provide consumers with reliable and protected financial services. As part of
the initiative, Financial Supervisory Service rates customer service level of financial institutions based on the
number of customer complaints that were processed, together with the efforts and measures taken by the
company to resolve the issues. The Service’s evaluation in 2014 placed SFMI in the first class among 14 non-life
insurance companies and SFMI maintained excellent grade for three consecutive years (2012 - 2014).
Type
Rate of VOC processed within 24 hours(%)
2014
86
2013
85
2012
80
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SnS for Online Communication
SFMI operates diverse online Social Networking Services (SNS) to increase communication with our customers.
As of December 2014, SFMI communicated with approximately 600,000 customers on a daily average, through
11 online SNS channels including blog, facebookand twitter. For our online communication efforts, we were
awarded the Grand Prize in the social communication section of the Korea Social Media Awards in 2014. SFMI’s
The Blooming Issues, a blog for people in their 20s and 30s, was awarded the Grand Prize in the non-life
insurance sector for the Blog Awards of Korea.
publishment of ‘yeon’
SFMI first published ‘yeon’ in January 2015, a collection of heartfelt customer service stories. The
casebook was published as to awake the importance of customers and firmly establish customercentered culture. 15 stories were presented in the first publication including the story of a Risk
Consultant who went out her way to get laughter therapy certification in order to spread happiness
to her customers.
[ Major Official SNS Channels ]
Blog
http://blog.samsungfire.com
Twitter
https://twitter.com/
samsungfiretalk
I am chobo Cafe
http://cafe.naver.com/
iamchobo
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/
samsungfiretalk
Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/
user/SamsungfireTalk
Good Daddy Blog
http://gooddaddy.
samsungfire.com
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Customer information protection
Information Protection Management System: To maximize information protection, SFMI appointed a CISO
(Chief Information Security Officer), a CPO (Chief Privacy Officer), and a CSO (Chief Security Officer). We also
operate the Information Protection Committee as a decision-making body for security issues. Also, divisions
within the company that are directly responsible for information protection such as the Information Protection
Division, IT Security Division, and Compliance Monitoring Division participate in the Information Protection
Committee to supervise, control and implement security policies on a regular basis. In 2014, the company
acquired the certificate of ISMS (Information Security Management System) from an independent body.
Information Protection Activities: To protect customers from personal information leakage, SFMI is equipped
with highly sophisticated security system including encrypted customer database, operation of a security
task force, information protection system 24-7 cyber monitoring and regular safety prevention activities. The
system is designed to maximize internal control of customer information processing such as collection, usage,
storage, and destruction. We only collect minimal customer information that we consider essential for our
business and other information is encrypted and viewing is limited. The number of employees in charge of
customer information is limited to the bare minimum. Information security training is regularly conducted to
raise awareness of security among employees, and business partners and more stricter disicplinary actions for
violations of laws and corporate rules were formulated. No violation of customer information protection has
yet been reported, and personal information of customers will be treated with utmost care and kept safe in
accordance with applicable laws.
prevention and Detection of insurance Fraud
SFMI regards insurance fraud as a serious crime that negatively impacts the society. We continue to reinforce
insurance fraud education and promote prevention of fraud to our employees. We also operate insurance
crime reporting center.
Fair trade for Consumers
Our business partners including RCs are thoroughly trained and regularly monitored to provide reliable and
proper products and services to our customers. Our business partners are trained to ensure that our customers
have full and clear understanding of the service and product. In accordance with the insurance business laws
and supervisory regulations, we establish strict standards for product development, use of product information
and educational materials. We also abide by the domestic and foreign standards for advertisements.
Customer
protection
insurance Crime Reporting Center
● Division with primary responsibility: lnsurance lnspection Division
● Tel: 02-7573-112
● SFMl’s website: Insurance Crime Reporting Center
http://www.samsungfire.com/customer/center/crime/center_crime_01.html
45
POSITIONAGEGENDER
40s 30.6% Managers 42.0%
50s 5.7% Directors 1.0%
human Capital Development3 - SOCiEty
30s 45.6% Normal
employees 57.0%
talent
Management
Open Recruitment
SFMI employs an ‘open recruitment’ system to encourage equal opportunity and prohibit discrimination
against individuals based on academic background, origin, age, gender, religion and disability. We also help
create equal employment opportunities to underprivileged and the young adults with an aim to help them
pursue their dreams under difficult environment.
talent Retention
As of December 2014, SFMI employed a total of 5,555 people, with male and female ratio standing at 59.8%
and 40.2% respectively. We are committed to developing our employees into global financial experts
through diverse HR programs including: employment status transfer program from temporary to full time
status, reward and early promotion programs for outstanding performers and internal job transfer programs.
Additionally, to promote balance and diversity of our employee body, we continue to open recruitment
opportunities and out of total employee, percentage of employee with disabilities accounts for 2.1% and
employees with national merits1.7%. Also, percentage of women in management position has reached
11.1% and we continue to encourage women employees to participate in various development and training
programs. In February 2014, in recognition for these efforts, SFMI was awarded by the Minister of Employment
and Labor, within the division of development of talented women employees.
performance and Compensation Management
Performance Evaluation: At SFMI, we implement a target-oriented performance evaluation system for
our employees. Overall evaluation of our employees is based on comprehensive assessment of individual
achievements, capabilities and self-development performance. To promote a fair and transparent performance
assessment, we follow a three-step dialogue and feedback system (objective interview, interim interview, and
result interview) together with multi-dimensional evaluation. Our compensation framework is designed to
motivate our employees and to further develop themselves into global financial experts.
[ Employee Status in 2014 ]
RECRUITMENT TYPE
Regular 95.3%
Non-regular 4.7%
20s 18.1%
[ MBO(Management by Objectives) ]
Goal Setting
Goal Setting
Interview
Interim
interview
Process
Management
Result
interview
Performance
Assessment
Finalization
interview
Assessment
Feedback
Individual
notice
Result Appeal
Males 59.8%
Females 40.2%
Human Capital
Development
At SFMi, we believe that our employees are the key to increasing company’s business
competitiveness. Our goal is to attract talented people through open recruitment system and develop
our employees into becoming top global financial experts through excellent training opportunities
that are customized to every line of functions. we are also committed to protecting human rights,
health and safety of our employees as well as providing them with a good work-life balance.
46human Capital Development3 - SOCiEty
individual Development
At SFMI, we have established and operate talent development system to foster our employees to become top
experts in the area of finance and insurance.
SFMI University: In March 2015, SFMI newly established “SFMI University”, an employee development program
aimed to foster global financial and insurance experts. In addition to the diverse customized curriculum (110
courses by level of job function, 350 educational contents), the program also offers online and mobile version
of the education system (Dream Campus). We have also implemented credit completion system which is
reflected in employee performance assessment and also required for promotions.
Awarding system: At SFMI, we strive to instill ownership and pride in our employees, so that their goals are
aligned with the company’s business strategy. We regularly reward our employees Through diverse programs:
Annual Reward Ceremony on Company Foundation Day, quarterly SFMI Person Award, BP of the Month.
Employees who have contributed to the sustainability of our business with their excellent performance in
areas of innovation, customer satisfaction, GWP (Great Work Place) social contribution and compliance are
awarded with monetary compensation, paid leaves and higher evaluation.
[ SFMI Talent Fostering System ]
SFMI University
Program
Infrastructure
Fundamental
Mandatory education
on Core Values
by employee level
Humanware
Persons in charge of
education, internal
professors, outside
experts
Systemware
Credits system,
reflecting performance
evaluation
Hardware
Training Institutes
(Goyang Global Campus,
yuseong Campus),
educational portal
(Dream Campus)
Professional
Specialized education
program for specific
line of duty (domestic
and international)
Management
Fostering next
generation leaders
Compensation: SFMI implements annual salary and profit sharing system to establish performance-oriented
culture and to boost the spirit of challenge among our employees. Our entry level college graduate recruits
are guaranteed base salary above the legal minimum wage level and gender wage gap does not exist. Also,
from 2014, information about registered directors with total remuneration above KRW 500 million is publicly
disclosed.
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protect human Rights
SFMI fully adheres to the basic principles of protection and respect for human rights contained in the United
Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human
Rights. Samsung Business Principles also stipulates that the company should adopt protection of human rights,
respect diversity, prohibit forced and child labor and eliminate discrimination. Sexual harassment prevention
education and human rights awareness education is conducted more than once every year to promote a sound
culture free from any forms of harassment and discrimination.
human Right &
Labor
Principle 1: We comply with laws and ethical standards
1-1 We respect the dignity and diversity of individuals
· We respect the basic human rights of everyone.
· We do not, under any circumstances, permit forced labor, wage exploitation
or child labor.
· We do not discriminate against any stakeholders, including customers and
employees, on the basis of nationality, race, gender, religion, etc.
[ Samsung Business Principles ]
*Full Text of Samsung Business Principles
Individual Development Plan: The Individual Development Plan (IDP) is a program that encourages our
employees to upgrade and expand their area of expertise through variety of resources. The program is
designed so that employees can self-assess their professional capacities and further develop through various
internal and external, collective and individual training such as: e-Learning, COP (community of practice),
conferences, certificate education.
[ Employee Education Data ]
Type
IDP participation (%)
Education cost per employee (Annual average, KRW million)
Education hours per employee (Annual average)
2014
98.9
1.91
116
2013
99.2
2.06
134
2012
98.8
2.05
135
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[ Complaint Support and Processing System ]
HR Issues
Sexual Harassment
Verbal Violence
Alcohol-related Issues
Receipt of HR related complaints relating to: leave of absence, reinstatement,
self-development, performance evaluation. → Resolution by Distress Settlement Committee
(employee representatives and company representatives)
Receipt of complaints → Counseling and investigation → Resolutions and disciplinary action
→ Protection of victim and damage support
Reporting of complaints relating to verbal abuse, inappropriate comment on physical
appearance, and personal insults inside or outside of work place → Counseling and
investigation → Resolution and official disciplinary action depending on severity of abuse
Receipt of complaints relating to alcohol related issues during company events
(coercive drinking, etc.) → Investigation and corrective measures
Employee Council
Employee Council to establish a cooperative relationship with our employees through regular communication
and mutual trust. The Council is guaranteed the rights to collective organization, bargaining and action
and under no circumstances are employees restricted or coerced into joining the union. Since 1998, as the
representing employee body, the Council makes collective decisions with the company on wage agreements,
working conditions and participates in key business events including executive management meetings to
ensure rights of the employees and to foster a favorable working environment.
- Labor Union Committee (four times a year)
- Wage negotiation and Collective agreement
- CEO and Employee Council Representative meetings
- “Hanmauem” (One Mind) Meeting for each
department
- Participate in key business events including
executive management meetings
- On·site investigation on working culture
- Operating Family Day: Weekly shutdown of company
PC system
- Support employee hobby club activities
- Operate employee communication website and
publish newsletter
[ Key Activities by Employee Council ]
Distress Assistance and Support System
SFMI operates various counseling and assistance system to maintain an open and constructive dialogue with
employees. The complaints and suggestions are guaranteed confidentiality. Also, to encourage communication
relating to sexual harassment, cases involving women employees are processed by designated female
counselors. In 2014, 21 cases were resolved through our distress assistance system.
[ Employees represented by Employee Council ]
Item
Percentage of Employees represented by Employee Council
2014
64.0
2013
62.9
2012
57.6
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health & Safety Management System
To manage and address health and safety issues we have established a dedicated Employee Welfare
team under the HR department. The team promotes employees’ health through various activities such as
administration of medical examinations, health campaigns and mind counseling services. In addition, the
Employee council discusses safety management issues during the quarterly meeting with the management to
create a safer and healthier work environment.
health & Safety
- Improvement of safety, health and other working environments
- Matters related with worker’s health promotion
[ Agenda for Clause 18 of Labor Management Council Regulation ]
Strengthening Employee Communication
SFMI is committed to establishing healthy corporate culture and enhancing working environment for our
employees. To increase employee satisfaction, we operate various corporate communication system such
as Exciting Talk Talk - an online community, internal broadcasting system, Employee Council homepage,
management field visits and various meetings.
Exciting Talk Talk: Exciting Talk Talk is a company intranet online communication platform open to employees.
The platform provides 5 main communication platforms: ‘CEO Live Talk Talk’- communicates CEO’s business
philosophy and activities, ‘Media’- contains updated news about sales and claim settlement field activities
and educational VODs, ‘Exciting Story’ – a community where employees share best practice stories as well as
personal family stories, ‘News Plus’ – contains updated company news and ‘Event’. Close to 4,100 employees
access ‘Exciting Talk Talk’ daily to discuss and communicate.
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Key 2014 health & Safety Activities –
SFMI implemented various activities to strengthen health and safety environment at work. We have
adopted global standards to revise and establish internal safety rules and also evaluated the level
of compliance to safety regulations. The Employee Council operated diverse programs such as the
“Online Distress Processing System”, a mind counseling “Healing program”, for employees in the
fieldwork and expanded counseling services across the country. We continue to cooperate with
stakeholders, business partners, communities and institutes to establish and expand safety culture,
such as building of safe environment in Nam-dong National Industrial Complex. We also campaign
for safety education such as Safe Kids, and Happy School.
Fire evacuation procedure/blackout evacuation procedure/ elevator accident evacuation procedure/
Fire extinguisher and hydrant user guide/ First aid administration in care of bleeding, bone fracture
and burn/ Earthquake and building emergency procedure/ cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedure
and automated external defibrillator user guide
[ Safety Management Rule: 7 safety and emergency procedures ]
promoting healthy Life
SFMI promotes health and wellbeing to our employees through various programs. We promote health
campaigns such as smoke-free and healthy drinking culture and provide our employees with collective health
insurance. To provide a balanced and healthy work life, company cafeteria and fitness club (Wellness Center)
are also available to our employees.
promoting Mental health
Stress can be big threat to the health of our employees. SFMI operates ‘Maeum Nuri’ counseling center since
2010 to provide professional mind counseling to employees suffering from stress and distress from daily work
life.
Check and Education on health & Safety
To establish a safe working environment, SFMI conducts periodic checks on buildings, electronic facilities,
firefighting system, elevators, air and water quality. Preventive safety programs such as regular safety drills
and broadcasting of safety guidelines are in place.
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work & Life
balance
work & Life balance
To build a healthy and dynamic corporate culture, New Culture Department and Employee Council are conducting
diverse interaction activities.
Employee Satisfaction Survey: SFMI conducts annually the Samsung Economic Research Institute’s Samsung
Culture Index (SCI) survey to promote happiness at workplace for our employees. In the 2014 SCI survey,
which consisted of 50 questions in 15 categories, SFMI scored 79 points (average of 15 categories), maintaining
the same high level as last year.
Running Hobby Clubs: To encourage active interaction among employees and to increase work & life balance,
the company supports over 200 hobby club activities including mountaineering, baseball, football, tennis,
bowling, photography and meditation.
Promotion Celebration: Employee survey results show that one of the most exciting moments for SFMI
employees is when promoted to a manager position. Since 1995, in order to celebrate this important moment,
SFMI invites newly promoted employees and their families to the Leadership Conference for New Executives.
However, in 2014, the scale of the annual ceremony was reduced and the proceeds from voluntary fund-raising
by employees who were newly promoted was used to assist children from low-income families suffering from
first degree burn injuries.
Family-friendly Management
The company actively supports family-participating programs in an effort to enhance both employee’s
satisfaction with the company and harmony within families.
Parents Appreciation Festival: In September 2014, the Employee Council organized a 4-day group trip for
202 of our employees’ parents to Shanghai, China – the hub of SFMI’s global operations. The trip was jointly
organized by the company and our employees to express appreciation to our parents by offering a memorable
experience and also to inform them of SFMI’s high position within the industry.
Family Care Leave: Employees with family members (parents, children, spouse and parents of spouse) who are
in need of care due to sickness, accident and old age are entitled to family care leave of absence (30 to 90 days
per year).
Family Day (every Wednesday): To eliminate unnecessary overtime and to enhance work-life balance of
our employees, we encourage employees to leave workplace on time by introducing automatic computer
shutdown system which is implemented every Wednesday, the designated Family Day.
Certified Family Friendly Company: In recognition of the efforts to establish a family-friendly culture, SFMI has
been awarded “Family Friendly Management Certification” by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family in
2011 and has maintained the certification until today.
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Employee benefits
SFMI provides various fringe benefit systems to improve employee’s quality of life.
Selective Benefit System: Since 2011, SFMI operates selective benefit system for our employees. Annually,
employees are compensated with benefit points which can be used to pay for different activities in areas of
self-development, health care and family-friendly activities.
Retirement Pension System: SFMI offers various post retirement support programs for our employees.
Pension plans are provided in accordance with the Retirement Benefits for Workers Security Act. We also
offer employment aid programs for retiring employees looking to start new career by guiding them to new
opportunities by fully utilizing their experience in the financial industry.
[ Main Employee Benefits ]
Supporting Leisure Life
Supporting Housing & Living Stability
Supporting Medical & Healthcare
Supporting Childbirth and Maternity
Supporting Education
Others
Company fitness center, paid long-term leaves, vacation housings and Caribbean
Bay (amusement park) subsidy
Company housing for long distance employees and retirement pensions
Physical checkup and group health insurance for employees and their families.
Company-run daycare centers, resting lounges for mothers and newborn gift kit
for new parents.
Education expense assisting system and spring & winter English camp for children
Mind and marriage counseling center, support for major family events
*Above employee benefits are offered to both regular and non-regular contracted employees.
Maternity and Child Care benefit
In addition to maternity benefits, such as pre & post childbirth leave, child care leave and shortening of work
hours required by law, SFMI actively supports child birth of our employees in other various ways. We offer
medical leave and medical cost subsidy for employees with infertility issues and offer flexible working hour
system so that female workers can work in a more secure environment.
Hotline for Expecting Mothers: SFMI fully supports and encourages childbirth of our employees through a
new Hotline system for expecting mothers. The system offers expecting mothers easy access to counseling
regarding pregnancy, child-birth, pre & post maternity leave system, benefits during maternity leave and
flexible working hours.
Daycare Center at Workplace: SFMI corporate headquarters operates an in-house daycare center that offers
child-care service during working hours. The system reduces concerns and provides comfort for working
parents by allowing children to be close to their work place. This eventually increases work efficiency of our
employees
[ Child Birth & Care Leave Usage Statistics ]
Section
Number of female employees on maternity leave
Female employees returning to work after child-birth leave (%)
Number of employees (female vs. male) using child-care leave
Employees returning to work after child-care leave (%)
2014
225
99.1
267/12
83.5
2013
236
99.6
241 / 5
99.2
2012
220
95.9
109 / 5
100.0
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Social Responsibility
principles and
Organizational
Structure
[ Principles of Social Responsibility ]
[ Organizational Structure of Social Responsibility ]
Board of Directors
Social Responsibility Committee
New Culture Department
Anycar Volunteer Team(Employees)
Local Communities &
NGOs Communication
RC Volunteer Team(Business partners)
1
Secure expertise in social
responsibility practices by
applying organizational
capabilities and properties
of an insurance business. 2
Promote self-sustainability
of local community through
social responsibility
activities.
3
Expand employee
and business partner
engagement in volunteer
and donation programs. 4
Create greater synergy
through strategic
partnerships with the
government and NGOs.
Corporate
Citizenship
As a responsible corporate citizen, SFMi is committed to fulfilling our public responsibilities and
to serving the needs of the people in the communities. we will strengthen social responsibility
engagement by applying the essential characteristics of non-life insurance business to support the
underprivileged people and to promote development of local communities.
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Supporting persons with Disabilities
Guide Dog Support System for the Visually Impaired: Guide dogs are assistance dogs trained to safely lead
blind people around obstacles. A well-established guide dog support system reflects a society’s level of
awareness of persons with disabilities. As such, societies with high accommodation for guide dogs are widely
recognized as advanced welfare societies. SFMI has trained and donated guide dogs to the visually impaired
since 1993 and as of 2014 174 dogs (11 dogs in 2014 alone) were donated to the blind people, offering them
opportunities for new and improved lives. The past recipients of SFMl’s guide dogs are now productive
members of the society, standing as college students, teachers, public officials and pianists.
Support for Gifted Youths with Disabilities: ‘Poco a Poco’ is an annual concert organized by SFMI and
performed by musically talented children with disabilities. The event was conceived to offer gifted youths with
disabilities various stage experiences and opportunities to communicate music to the world. Poco-a-Poco,
which means ‘step-by-step’ in Italian, gives children hope to achieve their dreams towards becoming talented
musicians.
Raising Disability Awareness: SFMI produces in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the Center
for Disabled Persons First Campaign, televised educational dramas about disability to raise awareness in
adolescents. Opposed to documentaries, drama productions easily provoke emotions in viewers, making it
more effective when educating and reaching out to adolescents on such matters. The dramas have been aired
on Persons with Disability Day since 2009, under the direction and production of SFMI Media Department.
promoting Daily Life Safety
Dream Playground Project: Dream Playground is a playground renovation project for underprivileged children
that SFMI started with the purpose to provide them with safer playing environment. In 2014, 6 playgrounds in
different establishments around the country has been renovated into environment-friendly areas, promoting
health and positive emotional development of children.
Social Responsibility
practices: integrating
properties and
Organizational
Capabilities of
insurance business
SFMI commits to giving ‘security’ and ‘hope’ to our customers and the society through social responsibility
practices that best reflect the characteristics of an insurance company. Some of our core socially responsible
activities include promoting traffic safety culture, supporting persons with disability and spreading daily life
safety awareness.
traffic Safety Culture
Samsung Traffic Research Institute: Established in July 2001, Samsung Traffic Research Institute is a specialized
center for traffic safety research. Its mission is to establish advanced traffic culture and to raise driver safety
awareness, ultimately to eliminate traffic related accidents. The institute conducts scientific and systematic
research on safely of roads, vehicles and drivers to investigate traffic accident prevention measures.
Additionally, it also issues press releases, makes policy proposals and stages traffic safety campaigns. The
institute also offers special safety education and information programs to members of the society who are
exposed to greater safety risks, such as children, inexperienced and elderly drivers.
Samsung Transportation Museum: Samsung Transportation Museum opened in May 1998 as Korea’s first
automobile museum. The museum offers various exploration and educational programs such as the kidfriendly ‘Children’s Traffic World’ to promote awareness and prevention of child related traffic accidents.
55Corporate Citizenship3 - SOCiEty
Supporting the Local Communities
Partnership Projects with Farming and Fishing Communities: SFMI participates in One department for One
Community partnership program to help revive the economy of farming and fishing communities that are
suffering from shortage of labor and extreme weather. The system offers labor aid as well as sales support
programs such as organizing annual autumn farmer’s market and developing on-line shopping mall for
employees to help expand sales of farming and fishing products.
Social Responsibility Overseas: With SFMl’s growing presence in the global markets, the company is expanding
social responsibility to the international community. In 2014, SFMI China subsidiary participated in donation
to earthquake victims, offered support programs to the people with disabilities in China. SFMl’s Indonesia
subsidiary supports children at the National Orphanage and college students from low-income families and
also donates to local schools. Europe subsidiary donated to the building of war veteran memorial, and our
Vietnam subsidiary contributed to the renovation of school in impoverished regions. SFMl’s overseas social
responsibility activities focus on regional issues in an aim to provide local residents with security and hope.
Supporting the
underprivileged
Citizens and Local
Communities
SFMI engages in various social responsibility activities to support financial self-sufficiency of underprivileged
people and development of local communities. These include assisting the surviving children of traffic
accidents, families of police officers and firefighters who died on duty, operating support projects such as
‘Kkumteo’, microcredit banking project and sisterhood ties with farming and fishing communities.
Supporting the underprivileged Citizens
Support System for Surviving Children of Parents Killed in Traffic Accidents: Since 1993, SFMI offers financial
aids to selected children who have lost parents in traffic related accidents. The grieving children receive
monthly financial support, new school uniforms as well as emotional support through one on one mentoring
and book reading programs volunteered by SFMI employees.
Support System for Children of Police officers and Firefighters Killed in line of Duty: SFMI Big Love Scholarship
was created to honor police officers who sacrificed themselves in the line of duty and to support their
surviving families who are in financial difficulties. In 2012, SFMI signed an agreement with the National
Emergency Management Agency to fund scholarships and establish support ties with the surviving children of
the firefighters.
‘Kkumteo’·Study Support Program: SFMI offers after school study support programs to children from lowincome families, those suffering from financial difficulties due to losses and injuries from natural disasters or
from loss of parents from traffic accidents. In addition to the education, cultural experience and mentoring
program that are provided through employee volunteer, the company also funds scholarship with Kkumteo
Study Room program.
Micro-finance: SFMI provides non-collateral and non-guarantee micro-finance funding aid to startup
businesses with insufficient credit or low capital and to low income individuals. In addition to the loan support
program, SFMI offers various forms of aid systems such as management consulting and marketing support
programs.
* Micro-finance: A support project that promotes foundation of social and financial self-sufficiency of those with limited access to financial services
by offering non collateralized or non-guaranteed small loans.
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Expanding
Volunteer and
Donations Activities
Voluntary participation of SFMI employees and business partners’ in volunteer and donations activities reflects
company’s active engagement in social responsibility practices
Volunteer Services
Samsung Anycar Volunteer Team: Samsung Anycar Volunteers Team which is composed of SFMI executives
and employees is the heart of SFMl’s social responsibility practice. In 2014, 263 volunteer teams across the
nation participated in blood donation campaigns, year end charity donations and ‘hope sharing’ activities
on New year’s Day and Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day). Company executives, employees and their
families together with business partners (RCs) and customers participated in the activities to further promote
neighborly love.
Employee Talent Donation: Each year, SFMI participates in “Finance Education for youths”, a program hosted
by the Financial Supervisory Service to help children, future financial customers, to expand their understanding
on sound financial transaction and services. Also, in addition to the company sponsored hobby clubs, we offer
number of community sharing activities such as talent donation and visit to workplace for underprivileged
children.
Donations by Executives and Employees
Dream Fund: Conceived in 2001 by SFMI employees in an effort to ‘share dreams and hope with neighbors
and communities’, the Dream Fund (which also means ‘sharing’ in Korean) is a voluntary donation fund from
contributions from employees’ monthly wage and fully matched by the company. As of December 2014, 98.9%
of the employees joined the Fund, and 92.0% have donated 1% of their wages. To date, around KRW 7.9 billion
has been contributed to the Dream Fund and is used to fund projects such as school forest development, ‘one
department, one child sponsor’ program and cultural asset preservation.
School Forest Development: To promote a better learning environment and emotional balance for school
children, SFMI joined hands with Korea Forest Service and Forest for Life to develop green forests around
elementary, middle and high schools. The new forest lands provide students and the community an
environment to learn about the nature and enjoy outdoor activities. Since 2012, donation funds were used to
develop 6 forests around school zones which were selected by organizations or employees. In 2015, SFMI plans
to develop six more school zone forests.
One Department for One Child Support Program: SFMI sponsors underprivileged children from low·income
families, single parent household, or under the care of elderly grandparents and who are in need of social
support. SFMl’s 257 volunteer teams across the nation have established ties with elementary school children to
offer monthly financial aids. The volunteer program also sponsors children at different periods of their scholar
years by donating school uniforms and other school supplies. In 2014, SFMI’s Dream Project sent our sponsor
children safety kids put together by our employees, organized “Family Culture Experience” activity for the
Children’s day and “Make a Wish” program at year end.
Preserving Cultural Assets: To help preserve Korean cultural assets, SFMI has partnered with Cultural Heritage
Administration to support one custodian for one cultural heritage’ project. Since 2005, SFMI has served as the
custodian of Gyeongbokgung Palace and have participated in renovating the changhoji (tile traditional Korean
paper for doors and windows), cleaning the palace grounds and providing volunteer services for opening of
the palace at night. The company also contributes monthly through Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation for the
preservation of tightrope walking, a cultural asset designated in 2011 as Important Intangible Cultural Heritage
No.28 and as a form of World Cultural Heritage.
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SFMI is engaged in various social responsibility activities in collaboration with the government and civil
organizations to resolve social issues.
partnership with
Government and
Civil Organizations
Category
Social Welfare
Research &
Education
Culture & Art
Environment
Protection
Activities
Support the underprivileged
Raise disability awareness
Donate and sponsor scholarship
for children education
Preservation of cultural heritage
Development of school forests
Cooperating Agency
National Police Agency, National Emergency Management Agency
Ministry of Education, Korea National Institute for Special Education,
Disabled Persons First Campaign Center
Ministry of Education, Kids & Future Foundation, Child Fund Korea,
Safe Kids Korea
Cultural Heritage Administration, Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation
Korea Forest Service, Forest for Life
[ Major Cooperators by Social Responsibility Categories ]
[ Major Awards ]
human Rights
of persons with
Disability Award
Korea Differently Abled Federation
2006
Grand prize of
Social Contribution for
increasing happiness
Korean Society of Consumer Studies
2011
best practice Award
in public-private
Cooperation
Ministry of public Administration
and Security
2011
Commendation
by Minister of health
and welfare
for SFMi happiness Giving Volunteer
team and volunteer work by RCs
2012
Grand prize of
beautiful insurance
Award
for Gift of hope with 500 won
by Financial Supervisory Service
2013
Grand prize of
Angel Company
Award
Ministry of Employment and Labor
2014
Social Responsibility Activities along with partners
[ Social Responsibility Activity Participation with Business Partners ]
Social Contribution Fund(KRW Billions)
Number of volunteer participant(persons)
Participated hours per person (hours)
FY2014
(2014.01~2014.12)
33.7
31,385
17.5
FY2013
(2013.04~2013.12)
29.7
19,504
10.7
FY2012
(2012.04~2013.03)
26.7
12,636
8.4
*Based on numbers disclosed in Social Responsibility Activity Results (Fiscal year End)
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insurance products
and Services for
Social Responsibility
SFMI supports underprivileged and financially neglected people to cope with risks in life by offering various
insurance products.
Type
Low-income
people
Persons with
Disabilities
Foreigners
For the
Elderly
Auto insurance with special
benefits for low·income
drivers
Dream & Love lnsurancemicroinsurance
Comprehensive insurance
product tor welfare facilities
for persons with disabilities
Insurance product for
welfare facilities for
persons with disabilities microinsurance
Insurance service for foreign
workers
lnsurance consulting service
for foreigners
Medical Expense Insurance
for the Elderly
Description
Provide low premium auto insurance product with equal benefits to
recipients of national basic livelihood to help relieve financial burdens
Provide protection-type microinsurance to underprivileged children aged
12 or under who are under the care of a single parent, elderly grandparent,
or from a multicultural family yet not qualified for government benefits.
Cooperation with Smile Microcredit Bank and use of unclaimed insurance
premium reserve helps protect children from low-income from exposure to
diverse risks from accident and diseases
Provide insurance services to welfare facilities for persons with disabilities
against risks of fire, liability, and injuries. Increase safely for welfare
workers to encourage more volunteer activities in the such facilities
Provide insurance to welfare facilities against property losses, liability and
physical damage in cooperation with Smile Microcredit Bank to protect low
income persons with disabilities and children when using the facilities
Provide insurance against injuries, home travel and visa expenses to
foreign workers who are in need of further protection
Operate consulting centers and website exclusive tor foreigners to
facilitate insurance consulting and application
Provides Medical Expense Insurance for the Elderly to senior customers
(from age 50 to 75) to help reduce burden from medical costs
[ Socially Responsible Insurance Products and Services ]
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- Anti-corruption
- Compliance with regulations
- Accident Prevention
- Disease control
- Prohibition of child labor
- Prohibition of discrimination
- Minimizing of pollution
- Conservation of environment
Safety Environment
3 - SOCiEty Co-prosperity
SFMI announced the “Social Responsibility Code of Conduct for Business Partners” to promote social
responsibility and encourage change in mindset of our business partners. For the prevention of sustainability
management risks, we have reinforced support and monitoring activities for risk related to ethics, human
right, social and environmental impacts.
Major partners
Sales Partner: SFMI’s risk consultants (RCs) are financial specialists who provide our customers with top class
insurance consulting and services. RCs are valued partners and essential assets to our business.
Claim Settlement Partner: SFMI teams up with leading roadside assistance providers and repair shops across
the nation to provide our customers with efficient and convenient claim settlement services. Reported
accidents are handled with top class service and assistance. All accidents that are reported and processed
through our Call Center so that our roadside assistance and claim partners can take immediate emergency
measures and conduct preliminary investigations at the site of the accident.
Sustainability
Management with
business partners
[ Major Partners ]
[ Social Responsibility Code of Conduct for Business Partners ]
Partner
Sales partner
Claim Service Partners
RC (Risk Consultants)
Insurance agency (independent, corporate)
Insurance agency (financial institutions)
Roadside assistance companies
Maintenance shops
Claim adjustment company
Current number
40,033
4,982
41
1,628
1,331
83
* Sales partner: As of Feb. 28, 2015
Claim Service partner: As of Dec. 31, 2014
RCs include cross selling agents
Ethics Human rights
Co-prosperity SFMi’s business partners are not mere business support providers but are valuable source of
direct communication with our customers in the front line of the business. in order to strengthen
integrity and create a mutually beneficial business ecosystem we have expanded our support and
communication system with our business partners.
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Supporting Our partners
Sales Partner: We aim to foster our RCs into insurance and financial specialists through systematic training and
support system. We support our RCs to conduct business with strong ethics and professionalism, ultimately
providing our customers and their families with complete confidence and satisfaction. To support the sales
activities we provide our RCs with top welfare and benefits group insurance, individual annuity insurance,
education support for children and child care, and health examinations.
Claim Settlement Partner: We aim to install customer focused service mind and boost competiveness of our
claims service partners through various support programs such as customer satisfaction education, repair
technology training and consulting support for start-up partners and those who have newly contracted with
us. Together with our partners, we are working to promote ethical management. All our claim partners are
expected to pledge to SFMI’s ethical management principles and we conduct regular inspections to ensure
customer privacy and information are well protected. We also provides various incentives for outstanding
claim partners to encourage honest and transparent service.
Education Programs
Support System
Course for professional RC (Non-life Insurance University SSU (Samsung Sales University)),
SFMI MBA (expert course for insurance marketing), basic education course (for RCs with career of less
than one year).
Mobile sales support system, activity support system, knowledge and information database (Big
Ocean of Information), learning materials (RC Knowledge Plaza, online learning contents).
Certificate of Excellence and blue Ribbon
In order to increase professionalism of risk consultants and encourage
reliable sales ethics, the General Insurance Association of Korea selects
RCs (or sales branches) who displayed outstanding performance with high
contract retention rate and compliance with sales procedures. The selected
RCs are rewarded with Certificate of Excellence and the Blue Ribbon. The
Blue Ribbon is awarded to RCs who have received Certificate of Excellence
for 4 consecutive years. In 2014, 4,675 of SFMI’s RCs (41.8% of all recipients
of the Certificate of Excellence) and 57 of its RCs (24.7% of all recipients)
were awarded the Certificate of Excellence and the Blue Ribbon respectively,
exceeding that of all other domestic non-life insurance company.
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- Monitoring of ethical sales: Conduct mystery shopping
- Protection of personal information: Conduct security education and check at the scene
- Compliance with regulations: Educate ethical management, run reporting channels
[ Identifying and Inspecting Material Sustainability Issues ]
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Social Responsibility Activities
Gift of Hope with 500 Won, Happy School Campaign: SFMI’s RCs actively participate in social responsibility
programs to share the culture of insurance with customers and the society. ‘SFMI Happy Dream Voluntary
Team’, which is the RC voluntary service organization, was awarded the Citation of the Minister of Health
& Welfare on April 20, 2012 (the Day of Persons with Disabilities) as well as ‘Financial Supervisory Service
Governor Award, Beautiful Insurance Awards’ in November 2013.
Dream Car Project: Joining hands with the Samsung Claim Adjustment Service and the Korea Differently Abled
Federation, our leading vehicle repair and maintenance partners provide free auto check-ups for people with
disabilities and people in financial difficulties.
Gift of Hope with 500 Won
Happy School Campaign
RCs voluntarily set aside KRW 500 per long-term insurance contract in a fund and use this
fund to improve housing facilities of persons with disabilities such as kitchen, bathroom and
study room.
RCs voluntarily set aside KRW 500 per auto insurance contract through a fund and use this
fund to install facilities (fences to prevent jaywalking, etc.) to prevent traffic accidents of
children, give safety packs (umbrellas in vivid colors to help children stand out clearly on
rainy days), and provide preventive education.
[ Major Volunteer Service Activities by RCs ]
Communicating with partners
We conduct regular meetings with our partners to discuss the difficulties that they face on site and to identify
efficient resolutions. Open communication channels such as the internal bulletin board and SNS channel are
also available.
[ RC SNS Channel ]
Blog
http://rcblog.samsungfire.com
Twitter
https://twitter.com/
samsungfiretalk
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/
samsungfiretalk
- Environmental Management
ENVIRONMENT
gHg emiSSion reDuction
target 3% (yoy),
106.7%
complete
ScHool foreSt project
tree planteD for ‘Dream
ScHool’ in 2014
37,654 TrEES
cDp global report ‘tHe a liSt’
GLOBAL CLIMATE
PERFORMANCE LEADER
4
environmental
management SyStem
ISO 14001
energy management
SyStem
ISO 50001
63Environment Management4 - EnViROnMEnt
SFMI operates the Samsung Global Loss Control Center, a team of experts that investigates and analyzes the
global climate change trends to predict future environmental impacts and provide preventive risk solutions to
our personal and corporate customers. In October 2013, the team published a book ‘Carbon Management’
that highlights the importance of efficient carbon management system. GLCC is also conducting research on
management of major environmental pollution risks in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, Korea
Environmental Industry & Technology Institute and Korea Insurance Development Institute.
As an effort to address environmental risks from climate changes we embed environmental issues in our
product and service development. We are committed to providing personal and corporate customers with
protection and compensation for the damages caused by climate changes. We offer eco-friendly products
such as: Storm & Flood Insurance, Weather Insurance, New Renewable Energy Insurance and Mileage Auto
Insurance.
Research on Climate
Change Risks
provision of
Environmentfriendly insurance
products & Services
GLCC proposal | ‘5 Guidelines for Carbon Management practice for Sustainable Growth’
1: Assess climate change risk and impact on business operations.
2: Identify new business growth opportunities from carbon management.
3: Select and promote carbon management related strategies.
4: Establish corporate culture for low carbon.
5: Establish communication with the government and actively participate in regulatory strategies.
Insurance type
Commercial,
Long-term
Insurance
Auto Insurance
Paperless
Service
Name of product/service
Storm & Flood Insurance
Crop Insurance
Environmental Pollution
Liability Insurance
Weather Insurance
Renewable Energy
Insurance
Bicycle Insurance
(Eco Mileage) Eco Mileage
Auto Insurance
Auto Insurance for Driving
in Designated Days a Week
Auto Insurance for Used
Parts
Electronic contract
Electronic signature
Descriptions
Insurance coverage for damages led by extreme weather: agricultural
facilities, green house
Insurance coverage for agricultural produce damages from natural disasters
Covers for restoration costs due to damages and contamination from
pollution accidents
Insurance coverage for profit losses led by abnormal weather conditions
Insurance to support renewable energy technology: solar and wind energy
power plants
Insurance coverage for accidents related to bicycle
Discount of premiums if the insured drive the car as per agreed mileage
(to encourage the use of public transport)
Premium discount for participants in no-driving one designated day of
the week
Partial refund on new vehicle parts for drivers using used part for car repair.
Premium discount and donation to environmental organizations for
customers opting to receive electronic terms of conditions and bills
Introduction of electronic signature to reduce use of paper contracts
Environmental
Management
SFMi is committed to promoting green management philosophy which prioritizes the future health
of our people and our planet. we are committed to raising awareness of environmental issues from
climate changes, destruction of eco-system and environment pollution.
64Environment Management4 - EnViROnMEnt
Environment and
Energy Management
System
SFMI applies environment and energy management system to all our operation locations and buildings. The
company also obtained ISO14001 (environment management system) and ISO50001 (energy management
system). In 2015, we will continue to strengthen the operation of environment and energy management
system, focusing on issues identified through environmental impact assessment and research on energy.
Setting Target of Emissions: SFMI voluntarily established its mid- and long-term target of emissions as
‘Reduce 30% from 2020 BAU (Business As Usual, expected emissions)’ and currently conducts integrated
administration for 30 company-owned buildings. And the computer managing department monitors the
target and result of each building every month and should there be any which does not achieve its target, the
department applies solutions and seeks to improve.
Emissions Management during Business Trips: We have taken number of measures to minimize business travel
in an effort to mitigate greenhouse gas emission (scope3). SFMI encourages the use of public transportation and
encourage use of video conferencing and conference calls to limit traveling. In 2014, 1,560 tons of Greenhouse
gas emitted from business.
Efficiency of
Resources
SFMI seeks to minimize environmental pollution risks and improve efficiency of resources.
Reduction of Paper Use: We have also taken number of measures to reduce the use of paper such as
encouraging the use of E-documents and contracts. Also, all used documents are disposed of to protect from
leakage of customer’s information.
Use of Recyclable Paper: Since 2014, 130 types of environment-friendly recyclable paper are being used for
insurance policy contracts and clauses, educational material, notices to the customers. As a result, out of total
printable paper that was used in 2014, 63% was environment-friendly recyclable papers.
Use and Treatment of Water Resources: We have installed water treatment system in all of the office buildings
across the country (30 in total). Used water is treated by sewage disposal plants, eliminating danger of toxic
materials that may impact the surrounding environment.
Management of Pollutants & Wastes: Our company is completely absent from destructive substance, air
contaminants, waste water or any toxic substances that may impact the eco-system and the environment.
Protection of Biodiversity: There is no workplace in the company that may have a negative impact on
conservation of biodiversity. To raise social awareness on biodiversity, SFMI offers ecosystem education
projects for the young.
Green Purchasing: To promote purchase of eco-friendly products, in December 2006, Samsung established
guidelines that states the purchase of environment-friendly products as first priority. The guideline mandates
the purchase of Environment Mark Authorized and energy efficient products. We also encourage employees
to purchase environment-friendly goods in their daily life through education on environmental management.
In 2014, purchase amount of goods that was Environment Mark Authorized and is high energy efficiency was
KRW 3.8 billion in total.
SFMI adopts social responsibility by integrating ESG criteria in our asset management. In 2014, the company
approved investment of KRW 145 billion and approved loan of KRW 364.8 billion for new renewable energy
facility projects and investment of KRW 25.7 billion and loans of KRW 333.8 billion for water processing
environment projects including the sewage management project.
Socially Responsible
investment
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Environmental
protection
Eco-office Campaign
SFMI, together with employees, partners and customers, continues to campaign for the conservation of water
and energy. We operate monitoring of energy-waste elements and automatic light-off during lunch hours. We
also support the Earth Hour campaign, an annual worldwide one hour light off event. In recognition of our
contribution to various projects operated by Seoul Metropolitan Government, we were awarded the Citation of
Seoul Mayor in January 2015.
Earth hour
Earth Hour campaign is an annual worldwide one hour light off event, by turning off internal and
external lights in all office buildings at 8:30 PM on last Saturday of March. The global movement
was organized by the WWF with an aim to protect the planet from global warming and to encourage
global citizens to participate in environment-friendly activities.
School Forest project
To promote a better learning environment and emotional balance for school children, SFMI joined hands with
Korea Forest Service and Forest for Life to develop green forests around elementary, middle and high schools.
In 2014, Dream School Fund was used plant 37,654 trees in 8 forests around school zones.
Environmental
Management
Activities with
partners
Environmental Management Activities with partners
Since April 2012, SFMI has been pursuing user- and environment-friendly sales processes by using tablet PCs
together with RCs (Risk Consultants), leading to the saving of 25 pages of paper on average per contract. The
rate of mobile insurance contracts from new long-term insurance contracts available for electronic signature
continues to increase by the year; 9.6% in 2012, 25% in 2013 and 34% in 2014.
Environmental Assessment & Complaint handling
At time of selecting a new business partner, SFMI checks if the candidate complies with environment-related
regulations, and if it is certified with International Environmental Management System (ISO14001). Along the
way, the company conducts regular education on compliance with environment/safety-related regulations
with business partners as well as self monitoring. In the meantime, no complaint has been received so far
regarding environmental impacts of SFMI’s business activities and its products/services.
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third-party Verification and iSO Certification
Category
Energy
Greenhouse
Gas (GHG)
Waste
Water
Paper
Employee’s
business
trips
Compliance
of regulations
Social
contribution
Unit
TJ
TJ
TJ
TJ/m2
tCO2e
tCO2e
tCO2e
tCO2e/m2
Ton
%
m3 Ton
Ton
Case
1,000km
Case
School
2012
747
128
619
0.0015
36,879
6,851
30,028
0.0734
1,590
39
371,731
1,372
2,400
394,172
12,028
none
2
2013
673
103
570
0.0015
33,105
5,550
27,555
0.0749
1,939
41
380,126
1,430
2,312
613,769
13,441
none
4
2014
652
97
555
0.0014
32,044
5,316
26,728
0.0699
1,851
42
340,237
1,368
2,161
1,152,566
14,585
none
8
Target
653
0.0015
32,112
0.07
2,000
50
380,000
1,200
2,000
700,000
14,000
none
8
Achieved













Scope of
verification
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
100%
-
100%
-
-
Target
in 2015
632
0.0015
31,083
0.0679
2,000
45
380,000
1,200
2,000
1,300,000
14,000
none
6
Detailed item
Total usage
- Direct (Scope1)
- Indirect (Scope2)
Energy intensity (by area)
Total emission amount
- Direct (Scope1)
- Indirect (Scope2)
GHG intensity (by area)
Total emission amount
Rate of recycling
Total usage
Purchase amount of
copying paper
Purchase amount of
printing paper
No. of electronic contracts
(paperless)
Travel mileage
Violation of environmental
regulations
Tree planting (School Forest
Project)
Environmental
performance
Environmental indicators
* Domestic company buildings: 31 in 2012, 29 (2 sold) in 2013, 30 (1 newly bought) in 2014
Employee’s means of transport: Airplane (at home and abroad), train (at home), bus (at home)
GHG ISO14001 ISO50001
- independent Assurance Statement
- GRi G4 index
APPENDIx5
685 - AppEnDix independent Assurance Statement
Scope and subject matter The information for the year ended December 31, 2014 (hereinafter, collectively referred to as the “Sustainability Information”) on
which we provide limited assurance consists of:
 The Company’s conclusion on meeting the principles of Inclusivity, Materiality and Responsiveness in the AA1000 Accountability
Principles
 The non-financial information, stated in “GRI Content Index” as subject to an external assurance (the “Sustainability Data”) is
prepared based on the reporting principles set out on GRI G4 guideline with core option
We read the other information included in the Report and considered whether it was consistent with the Sustainability Information.
We considered the implications for our report in the case that we became aware of any apparent misstatements or material
inconsistencies with the Sustainability Information. Our responsibilities do not extend to any other information.
Assurance work performed We conducted our engagement in accordance with ISAE 3000(1) and AA1000AS(2). The term ‘moderate assurance’ used in
AA1000AS(2008) is designed to be consistent with ‘limited assurance’ as articulated in ISAE 3000. Our assurance is a Type II
assurance engagement as defined in the AA1000AS(2008).
(1) International Standard on Assurance Engagements 3000 – ‘Assurance Engagements other than Audits or Reviews of Historical
Financial Information’ issued by International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
(2) AA1000 Assurance Standard(2008), issued by AccountAbility
Our work involved the following activities:
1. Interviews with the personnel responsible for internal reporting and data collection to discuss their approach to stakeholder
inclusivity, materiality and responsiveness
2. Visits to the Company’s headquarter in Seoul to understand the systems and processes in place for managing and reporting the
Sustainability Data
3. Review of samples of internal documents relevant to output from the risk assessment process, sustainability-related policies and
standards, the sustainability materiality assessment matrix and other documents from stakeholder-engaged activities
4. Evaluating the design and implementation of the key processes and controls for managing and reporting the Sustainability Data
5. Limited testing, through inquiry and analytical review procedures, of the preparation and collation of the Sustainability Data
6. Interviews with the management of the Company
Respective responsibilities of the management of the Company and Samil pricewaterhouseCoopers
The management of the Company is responsible for establishing reporting principles that meet the principles of Inclusivity,
Materiality and Responsiveness in the AA1000APS, measuring performance based on the reporting principles, and reporting this
performance in the Report.
Our responsibility is to provide a conclusion based on our assurance procedures in accordance with ISAE 3000 and AA1000AS.
This report, including the conclusion, has been prepared for the management of the Company as a body, to assist the management
in reporting on the Company’s sustainability performance and activities. We do not accept or assume responsibility to anyone other
than the management of the Company as a body and the Company for our work or this report save where terms are expressly
agreed and with our prior consent in writing.
Independent Assurance Report
to the management of Samsung Fire & Marine insurance
We have been engaged by Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (the “Company”) to perform an independent assurance engagement
in regard to the following aspects of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Sustainability Report 2015 (the “Report”).
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inherent limitations Non-financial performance information is subject to more inherent limitations than financial information, given the characteristics of
the subject matter and the methods used for determining such information. Qualitative interpretations of relevance, materiality and
the accuracy of data are subject to individual assumptions and judgments.
A limited assurance engagement is less in scope than a reasonable assurance engagement under ISAE 3000. Consequently,
the nature, timing and extent of procedures for gathering sufficient, appropriate evidence are deliberately limited relative to a
reasonable assurance engagement.
In particular:
 We did not attend any stakeholder-engaged activities. Therefore our conclusion is based on our discussions with the
management and the staff of the Company and our review of sampled documents provided to us by the Company.
 The scope of our work was restricted to 2014 performance only, as set out in the scope and subject matter section above.
Information related to the year ended December 31, 2013 and earlier periods have not been subject to assurance by us.
Conclusion Based on the results of the assurance work performed, our conclusion is as follows.
 On the AA1000APS principles
- Inclusivity · The Company has collected concerns and opinion through stakeholder communication channels that
include those of Customers, Partners, Investors, Communities and Employees.
· Nothing has come to our attention to suggest that material stakeholder groups were excluded from these
channels.
- Materiality · The Company has identified most relevant and significant sustainability issues through process for
identifying material issues.
· Nothing has come to our attention to suggest that material issues were omitted in this process.
- Responsiveness · The Company has included in the Report its response to the material sustainability issues which are defined
through process for identifying material issues.
· Nothing has come to our attention to suggest that there were material deficiencies in the issue
management system.
 Nothing has come to our attention that causes us to believe that the Sustainability Data for the year ended December 31,
2014 is not fairly stated, in all material respects, in accordance with the Company’s internal reporting principles set out on GRI
(Global Reporting Initiative) G4 guideline with core option.
Recommendations As a result of our work, we have provided the following recommendations to the management.
 It is recommended to improve global data management process in accordance with G4 guideline, in order to collect and manage
corporate-wide Sustainability Data.
 It is recommended to manage key performance indicators with wider scope which are aligned with performance evaluation of
each part of the Company in order to effectively implement sustainability strategy and address sustainability issues corporatewide.
 In order to ensure the consistency of disclosed data, it is necessary to improve the data collection and management process of
internal control system.
June 4, 2015
Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers
Seoul, Korea
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GRi G4 index
General Standard Disclosure Status page reference
Strategy and analysis
G4-1 Statement from the most senior decisionmaker of the organization (incl. strategy relates to sustainability, impacts of the activities in relation to the stakeholders) ● p.5 yes(p.68-69)
G4-2 Description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities ◐ p.5 yes(p.68-69)
Organizational profile
G4-3 Name of the organization ● p.7 yes(p.68-69)
G4-4 Primary brands, products, and/or services ● p.8 yes(p.68-69)
G4-5 Location of organization’s headquarters ● p.7 yes(p.68-69)
G4-6 Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries with either major operations or that are specifically relevant to ● p.7 yes(p.68-69)
the sustainability issues covered in the report
G4-7 Nature of ownership and legal form ● p.7 yes(p.68-69)
G4-8 Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served and types of customers/beneficiaries) ● p.7 yes(p.68-69)
G4-9 Scale of the reporting organization ● p.7 yes(p.68-69)
G4-10 The total workforce by employment type, gender, employment contract and region ● p.45 yes(p.68-69)
G4-11 The percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. ● p.48 yes(p.68-69)
G4-12 Describe the organization’s supply chain ● p.59 yes(p.68-69)
G4-13 Significant changes during the reporting period relating to size, structure, or ownership or its supply chain ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-14 Explanation of whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization ● p.20~21 yes(p.68-69)
G4-15 List externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or which it endorses ● p.10 yes(p.68-69)
G4-16 List memberships of associations (such as industry associations) ● p.10 yes(p.68-69)
identified material aspects and boundaries
G4-17 Operational structure of the organization, including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, and joint ventures ● p.7 yes(p.68-69)
(List all entities in the consolidated financial statements)
G4-18 Process for defining report content and the Aspect Boundaries and explain how the Reporting Principles has been implemented ● P.13 yes(p.68-69)
G4-19 List all the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content ● P.13 yes(p.68-69)
G4-20 The Aspect Boundary within the organization: ● p.2 yes(p.68-69)
Whether the Aspect is material within the organization;
The list of entities included in G4-17 for which the Aspect is or is not material; Specific limitation regarding the Aspect Boundary within the organization
G4-21 The Aspect Boundary outside the organization: ● p.2 yes(p.68-69)
Whether the Aspect is material outside the organization;
The list of entities for which the Aspect is material, relate to geographical location; Specific limitation regarding the Aspect Boundary outside the organization
G4-22 Explanation the effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements. ● No significant changes yes(p.68-69)
G4-23 Report significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries ● No significant changes yes(p.68-69)
Stakeholder engagement
G4-24 The list of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization. ● p.11 yes(p.68-69)
G4-25 The basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage ● p.11 yes(p.68-69)
G4-26 Approaches to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group ● p.11 yes(p.68-69)
G4-27 Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, ● p.12 yes(p.68-69)
including through its reporting; Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns
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Report profile
G4-28 Reporting period (such as fiscal or calendar year) for information provided ● p.2 yes(p.68-69)
G4-29 Date of most recent previous report ● p.2 yes(p.68-69)
G4-30 Reporting cycle ● p.2 yes(p.68-69)
G4-31 Provide the contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents ● p.2 yes(p.68-69)
G4-32 Table identifying the location of the Standard Disclosures in the report ● Appendix yes(p.68-69)
G4-33 Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report ● p.2 yes(p.68-69)
Governance
G4-34 The governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body. Identify any committees responsible ● p.15~16 yes(p.68-69)
for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts.
G4-35 Process for delegating authority for economic, environmental and social topics ◐ p.15~16
G4-36 Report whether the organization has appointed an executive-level position or positions with responsibility for economic, environmental and social topics, ◐ p.15~16
and whether post holders report directly to the highest governance body.
G4-37 Report processes for consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental and social topics. If consultation is delegated, ◐ p.15~16
describe to whom and any feedback processes to the highest governance body.
G4-38 The composition of the highest governance body and its committees ● p.15~16 yes(p.68-69)
G4-39 Report whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer ● p.16 yes(p.68-69)
G4-40 Report the nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees, and the criteria used for nominating and selecting highest ● p.18 yes(p.68-69)
governance body members.
G4-41 Report processes for the highest governance body to ensure conflicts of interest are avoided and managed. ◐ p.18
G4-42 Report the highest governance body’s and senior executives’ roles in the development, approval, and updating of the organization’s purpose, value or mission ● p.15 yes(p.68-69)
statements, strategies, policies, and goals related to economic, environmental and social impacts.
G4-43 Report the measures taken to develop and enhance the highest governance body’s collective knowledge of economic, environmental and social topics. ◐ p.15
G4-44 Report the processes for evaluation of the highest governance body’s performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental and social topics. ◐ p.18
Report actions taken in response to evaluation of the highest governance body’s performance with respect to governance of economic, environmental and social topics.
G4-45 Procedures of the highest governance body for overseeing the organization’s identification and management of performance, including relevant risks and ◐ p.18
opportunities, and adherence or compliance with internationally agreed standards, codes of conduct and principles
G4-46 The highest governance body’s role in reviewing the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management processes for economic, environmental and social topics. ◐ p.19
G4-47 The frequency of the highest governance body’s review of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities. ● p.19
G4-48 The highest committee or position that formally reviews and approves the organization’s sustainability report and ensures that all material Aspects are covered ● p.13 yes(p.68-69)
G4-49 The process for communicating critical concerns to the highest governance body ● p.15~16 yes(p.68-69)
G4-50 The nature and total number of critical concerns that were communicated to the highest governance body and the mechanism(s) used to address and resolve them ● p.15~16 yes(p.68-69)
G4-51 The remuneration policies for the highest governance body and senior executives ● p.18, p.46 yes(p.68-69)
G4-52 The process for determining remuneration; Whether remuneration consultants are involved ◐ p.16 yes(p.68-69)
G4-53 Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the highest governance body ◐ p.16, p.18
G4-54 The ratio of the annual total compensation for the organization’s highest-paid individual in each country of significant operations to the median annual total ◐ Business Report
compensation for all employees (excluding the highest-paid individual) in the same country
G4-55 The ratio of percentage increase in annual total compensation for the organization’s highest-paid individual in each country of significant operations to the median ◐ Business Report
percentage increase in annual total compensation for all employees (excluding the highest-paid individual) in the same country.
Ethics and integrity
G4-56 Describe the organization’s values, principles, standards and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics. ● p.9, p.20~21 yes(p.68-69)
G4-57 The internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as helplines or advice lines ● p.22 yes(p.68-69)
G4-58 Report the internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, ● p.25 yes(p.68-69)
such as escalation through line management, whistleblowing mechanisms or hotlines.
* Please refer to the below web pages for further information(Korean only)
Business Report
Corporate Governance Annual Report
Business Results Disclosure
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Specific Standard Disclosure Core Status page reference
Economic
Economic Performance - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.30
G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed ● p.30, p.38 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EC2 Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization’s activities due to climate change ◐ p.29, p.38, p.63
G4-EC3 Coverage of the organization’s defined benefit plan obligations ◐ p.52
G4-EC4 financial assistance received from government ● None
Market Presence - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.30
G4-EC5 Ratios of standard entry level wage by gender compared to local minimum wage at significant locations of operation ◐ p.46
G4-EC6 Proportion of senior management hired from the local community at significant locations of operation ◐ p.45 yes(p.68-69)
Indirect Economic Impacts - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.38, p.53
G4-EC7 Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported ◐ p.38, p.54~57, p.64
G4-EC8 Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts ◐ p.38, p.54~57
Procurement Practices - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.59
G4-EC9 Proportion of spending on local suppliers at significant locations of operation ◐ p.38, p.64
Environmental
Materials - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.64
G4-EN1 Materials used by weight or volume ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN2 Percentage of materials used that are recycled input materials ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
Energy - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.66
G4-EN3 Energy consumption within the organization ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN4 Energy consumption outside of the organization ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN5 Energy intensity ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN6 Reduction of energy consumption ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN7 Reductions in energy requirements of products and services ● p.66
Water - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.66
G4-EN8 Total water withdrawal by source ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN9 Water sources significantly affected by withdrawal of water ● Not applicable yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN10 Percentage and total volume of water recycled and reused ● None yes(p.68-69)
Biodiversity - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.64
G4-EN11 Operational sites owned, leased, managed in, or adjacent to, protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas ● p.64 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN12 Description of significant impacts of activities, products, and services on biodiversity in protected areas and areas of high biodiversity value outside protected areas ● p.64 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN13 Habitats protected or restored ● p.64 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN14 Total number of IUCN Red List species and national conservation list species with habitats in areas affected by operations, by level of extinction risk ● p.64 yes(p.68-69)
Emissions - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.64
G4-EN15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1) ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3) ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN18 Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
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G4-EN19 Reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN20 Emissions of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) ● Not applicable yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN21 NOx,,Sox, and other significant air emissions ● Not applicable yes(p.68-69)
Effluents and Waste - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.64
G4-EN22 Total water discharge by quality and destination ◐ p.66
G4-EN23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN24 Total number and volume of significant spills ● Not applicable yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN25 Weight of transported, imported, exported, or treated waste deemed hazardous under the terms of the Basel Convention2 Annex I, II, III, and VIII, and ● Not applicable yes(p.68-69)
percentage of transported waste shipped internationally
G4-EN26 Identity, size, protected status, and biodiversity value of water bodies and related habitats significantly affected by the organization’s discharges of water and runoff ● Not applicable yes(p.68-69)
Products and Services - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.65
G4-EN27 Extent of impact mitigation of environmental impacts of products and services ● p.65 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN28 Percentage of products sold and their packaging materials that are reclaimed by category ◐ p.65
Compliance - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.66
G4-EN29 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with environmental laws and regulations ● None yes(p.68-69)
Transport - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.64
G4-EN30 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials for the organization’s operations, and transporting members of the workforce ● p.64
Overall - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.64
G4-EN31 Total environmental protection expenditures and investments by type ● p.64 yes(p.68-69)
Supplier environmental assessment - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.66
G4-EN32 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using environmental criteria ● 100% yes(p.68-69)
G4-EN33 Significant actual and potential negative environmental impacts in the supply chain and actions taken ● 0 yes(p.68-69)
Environmental grievance mechanisms - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.66
G4-EN34 Number of grievances about environmental impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms ● None yes(p.68-69)
Social - Labor practices and decent work
Employment - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.45
G4-LA1 Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region ◐ Turnover rate 0.38% yes(p.68-69)
G4-LA2 Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant locations of operation ● p.52 yes(p.68-69)
G4-LA3 Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender ● p.52 yes(p.68-69)
Labor/Management Relations - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.48
G4-LA4 Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective agreements ● Notifying via official
channel such as
the employee council
(at least 30 days)
Occupational Health and Safety - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.49~50
G4-LA5 Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management–worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational ● p.48 yes(p.68-69)
health and safety programs
G4-LA6 Type of injury and rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work related fatalities, by region and by gender ◐ 179 lost works days, yes(p.68-69)
319 absence
from work
G4-LA7 Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation ◐ p.50
G4-LA8 Health and safety topics covered in formal agreements with trade unions ● p.49 yes(p.68-69)
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Training and Education - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.46~47
G4-LA9 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category ● p.47 yes(p.68-69)
G4-LA10 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings ● p.52 yes(p.68-69)
G4-LA11 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category ● Allregular yes(p.68-69)
employees 100%
Diversity and Equal Opportunity - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.45
G4-LA12 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, ● p.45 yes(p.68-69)
and other indicators of diversity
Equal Remuneration for Women and Men - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.46
G4-LA13 Ratio of basic salary and remuneration of women to men by employee category, by significant locations of operation ◐ p.46
Supplier Assessment for Labor Practices - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.59
G4-LA14 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using labor practices criteria ● 100% yes(p.68-69)
G4-LA15 Significant actual and potential negative impacts for labor practices in the supply chain and actions taken ● 0 yes(p.68-69)
Labor Practices Grievance Mechanisms - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.48
G4-LA16 Number of grievances about labor practices filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms ● p.48 yes(p.68-69)
Social - human rights
Investment - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.23, p.47
G4-HR1 Total number and percentage of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening ◐ p.64
G4-HR2 Total hours of employee training on human rights policies or procedures concerning aspects of human rights that are relevant to operations, ● p.23, p.47 yes(p.68-69)
including the percentage of employees trained
Non-discrimination - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.23, p.47
G4-HR3 Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken ● None
Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.48
G4-HR4 Operations and suppliers identified in which the right to exercise freedom of association and collective bargaining may be violated or at significant risk, ● p.48 yes(p.68-69)
and measures taken to support these rights
Child Labor - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.47
G4-HR5 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of child labor, and measures taken to contribute to the effective abolition of child labor ● 0 yes(p.68-69)
Forced or Compulsory Labor - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.47
G4-HR6 Operations and suppliers identified as having significant risk for incidents of forced or compulsory labor, and measures to contribute to the elimination ● 0 yes(p.68-69)
of all forms of forced or compulsory labor
Security Practices - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.47
G4-HR7 Percentage of security personnel trained in the organization’s human rights policies or procedures that are relevant to operations ● 100% yes(p.68-69)
Indigenous Rights - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.47
G4-HR8 Total number of incidents of violations involving rights of indigenous peoples and actions taken ○ Not applicable
Assessment - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.47
G4-HR9 Total number and percentage of operations that have been subject to human rights reviews or impact assessments ● p.23 (687sites) yes(p.68-69)
Supplier Human Rights Assessment - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.59
G4-HR10 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using human rights criteria ● 100% yes(p.68-69)
G4-HR11 Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken ● 0 yes(p.68-69)
HumanRights Grievance Mechanisms - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.48
G4-HR12 Number of grievances about human rights impacts filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms ● p.48 yes(p.68-69)
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Social - Society
Local Communities - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.53
G4-SO1 Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs ◐ p.56
G4-SO2 Operations with significant actual or potential negative impacts on local communities ● None yes(p.68-69)
Anti-corruption - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.20~21
G4-SO3 Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption and the significant risks identified ◐ 100% yes(p.68-69)
G4-SO4 Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures ● p.23 yes(p.68-69)
G4-SO5 Confirmed incidents of corruption and actions taken ● p.25 yes(p.68-69)
Public Policy - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.20
G4-SO6 Total value of political contributions by country and recipient/beneficiary ● None (Prohibited by yes(p.68-69)
internal policies)
Anti-competitive Behavior - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.23
G4-SO7 Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes ● p.24 yes(p.68-69)
Compliance - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.23
G4-O8 Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations ● p.24 yes(p.68-69)
Supplier Assessment for Impacts on Society - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.59
G4-SO9 Percentage of new suppliers that were screened using criteria for impacts on society ● 100% yes(p.68-69)
G4-SO10 Significant actual and potential negative impacts on society in the supply chain and actions taken ● 0
Grievance Mechanisms for Impacts on Society - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.25
G4-SO11 Number of grievances about impacts on society filed, addressed, and resolved through formal grievance mechanisms ● p.25 yes(p.68-69)
Social - product responsibility
Customer Health and Safety - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.44
G4-PR1 Percentage of significant product and service categories for which health and safety impacts are assessed for improvement ○ Not Applicable
G4-PR2 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning the health and safety impacts of products and services during ● None yes(p.68-69)
their life cycle, by type of outcomes
Product and Service Labeling - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.44
G4-PR3 Type of product and service information required by the organization’s procedures for product and service information and labeling, and percentage of ○ Not Applicable
significant product and service categories subject to such information requirements
G4-PR4 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning product and service information and labeling, by type of outcomes ● None yes(p.68-69)
G4-PR5 Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction ● p.41 yes(p.68-69)
Marketing Communications - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.44
G4-PR6 Sale of banned or disputed products ● None yes(p.68-69)
G4-PR7 Total number of incidents of non-compliance with regulations and voluntary codes concerning marketing communications, including advertising, promotion, ● None yes(p.68-69)
and sponsorship, by type of outcomes
Customer Privacy - Disclosure on Management Approach ● ● p.44
G4-PR8 Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data ● None yes(p.68-69)
Compliance - Disclosure on Management Approach ● p.23
G4-PR9 Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services ● p.24 yes(p.68-69)
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Specific standard disclosures for the financial services sector Status page reference
Economic
Economic Performance - Disclosures on management approach ● p.30
G4-EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed ● p.38 yes(p.68-69)
Environmental
Emissions
G4-EC15 Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 1) ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EC16 Energy indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 2) ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
G4-EC17 Other indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Scope 3) ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
Effluents and Waste
G4-EC23 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method ● p.66 yes(p.68-69)
Social - Labor practices and decent work / human rights / Society / product responsibility
Occupational Health and Safety - Disclosures on management approach ● p.49~50
Investment
G4-HR1 Total number and percentage of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening ● p.64
Local Communities
FS13 Access points in low-populated or economically disadvantaged areas by type ● p.55 yes(p.68-69)
FS14 Initiatives to improve access to financial services for disadvantaged people ● p.41 yes(p.68-69)
Product and Service Labeling - Disclosures on management approach ● p.44
Product Portfolio - Disclosures on management approach(Former FS1~5) ● p.31
FS6 Percentage of the portfolio for business lines by specific region, size and by sector ● p.31 yes(p.68-69)
FS7 Monetary value of products and services designed to deliver a specific social benefit for each business line broken down by purpose ● p.38 yes(p.68-69)
FS8 Monetary value of products and services designed to deliver a specific environmental benefit for each business line broken down by purpose ● p.38 yes(p.68-69)
Audit - Disclosures on management approach ● p.22
Active Ownership - Disclosures on management approach ● p.64
FS10 Percentage and number of companies held in the institution’s portfolio with which the reporting organization has interacted on environmental or social issues ◐ p.59
FS11 Percentage of assets subject to positive and negative environmental or social screening ◐ p.64
GRi G4 index
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