Sustainability Management Strategy

Through sustainability management, SM Entertainment strives to continuously create the best cultural content using CULTURE TECHNOLOGY, thereby promoting Korean culture around the world and contributing to enriching people’s lives.

2030 Vision

GLOBAL NO.1 SUSTAINABLE
CULTURE TECHNOLOGY
LEADER

2025 Main Goal

PLANET

Environmental management system establishment

PEOPLE

Great place to work

CUSTOMER
VALUE

Provide GOOD content, Expand recreation

SUSTAINABILITY
MANAGEMENT
INCORPORTION

Sustainability management system completion

Primary Tasks

Establishment of EMS System

Reduction of Greenhouse
Gas Emissions

Resource
conservation
& Waste
management

Ecosystem
Protection

Creation of a Great
Workplace

Win-Win
Cooperation

GOAL

Expansion
of Social Impacts

Good
Governance

Provision
of Good Contents

Establishment of EMS System

Reduction of Greenhouse
Gas Emissions

Resource
conservation
& Waste
management

Ecosystem
Protection

Creation of a Great
Workplace

Win-Win
Cooperation

Expansion
of Social Impacts

Good
Governance

Provision
of Good Contents

GOAL

Fundamental Value

Respect for Human Rights

Operating Principles

Incorporation of Sustainability Management

Implementation Framework for Sustainability Management

SM Entertainment has established The ESG Working Group comprising department heads and managers. The ESG Working Group implements sustainability management goals and strategies and promotes ESG activities related to our operations. Through The ESG Working-level Consultative Body, we have facilitated cohesive collaboration across departments to identify effective and specific ESG tasks, ensuring the substantive implementation of sustainability management.

Organization Chart

Environment

WX, P&C
Multi-Production
Center,
Communication,
Training,
IP Promotion,
FC Management,
VX,
Recording Distribution,
ICT

Governance
Committee

under the Board
of Directors

ESG Working-level
Consultative Body

Society

CSR
Unit

Govemance

Internal Accounting
Management,
Domestic Investment
Management, IR

Governance
Committee

under the Board
of Directors

ESG Working-level
Consultative Body

CSR
Unit

Environment

Society

Govemance

WX, P&C, Multi-Production
Center, Communication, Training, IP Promotion, FC Management, VX, Recording Distribution, ICT

Internal Accounting
Management,
Domestic Investment
Management, IR

ESG External Evaluation Results

SM Entertainment advances its sustainable business practices and discloses its ESG external evaluation results.

Korea Institute of Corporate Governance and Sustainability ESG Ratings (2023)
ESG Ratings​