Source: [Pangyo Game & Contents] Smilegate Donates 12 Million Won to Korea Gre…
Discovered on: 2021-11-01 07:00:00
LOS ANGELES, CA, November 01, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Smilegate Megaport (CEO Jang In-ah) delivered a donation of 12 million won to Korea Green Foundation for the in-game social contribution event “Save Our Seas.”
This event was held by Smilegate accumulating donations and donates money when a TalesRunner user performs the quest to pick up trash scattered around the sea in the summer update theme “The Island of Emotions.” From Aug. 4 to 30, 1.17 million units of trash were collected, exceeding the goal of 200,000, and a total of 12 million won of donation money was raised.
Donations were given to Korea Green Foundation’s “Contain Earth’s Waste” campaign through Smilegate Hope Studio. The Contain Earth’s Waste” campaign conducted by Korea Green Foundation is a campaign to raise awareness of the public about the problem of waste dumped into the sea, carry out cleanup activities, and support related organizations.
Smilegate Megaport executives and staff also conducted environmental cleanup activities for the rivers around Pangyo on Oct. 7 as a token of appreciation for exceeding the quest goal.
Kim Yu-jin, Team Leader of Smilegate Megaport, said, “I hope that the fun donation culture that contributes to society while enjoying the game will spread more widely. Smilegate Megaport and TalesRunner will continue to work hard to make meaningful and enjoyable social contribution activities with users.”
Pangyo Technovalley is an innovation hub for global companies comparable to the Silicon Valley in the US, Zhongguancun in China, and STATION F in France. It is an Asia tech hub with 1,259 IT, BT, CT, and NT companies that possess innovative products and technologies. Located just south of the metropolitan area, it provides the best environment for Korean companies to do business with great transportation access and infrastructure.
Various high-tech companies are located in Pangyo Technovalley, and it is occupied by 64,000 full-time employees, many in their 20-30s. In terms of industry, the companies are engaged in information technology, contents technology, biotechnology, and nanotechnology.
With the support of innovative companies with global capabilities such as Kakao, Naver, AhnLab, Krafton, NCSoft, Nexon, and Hancom, companies in Pangyo Technovalley recorded 107 trillion won in sales last year. Investment and infrastructure growth in Pangyo is expected to continue, with the Metaverse hub entering Pangyo this year.
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