South Korean designers are dipping their toes into the world of metafashion, with the government launching its first-ever digital wardrobe. 30 outfits are planned to be completed with model line-up being A-list actress Han Sun-hwa, singer Ravi, and model Jaesi. Read more here!
Creating a fully sustainable plastic recycling system solves a myriad of waste problems that many corporations face and is the ideal solution for many enterprises. But it's not easy to put such an ecosystem in practice. Because recycling is an expensive and time-taking job, it is hard to make a profit. Learn how Korean firm LG Chem, InnerBottle, and CJ Logistics designed better.
South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group said Saturday it will invest US $5.54 billion to build a dedicated electric vehicle and car battery manufacturing plant in the United States to further solidify its electrification push in the world's most important automobile market. The announcement comes during US President Joe Biden visit to South Korea as part of his first trip to Asia amid ongoing tension with China and continued provocations from North Korea.
Heo Young-hoe, the founder of Withus, combines human capacity with mechanical motion to generate electrical energy with his innovative bicycle generators. Withus brings energy-harvesting technology to the street with non-contact bicycle generators. Such technologies have increased in popularity as eco-friendly living and cost-saving transportation options continue to develop in Korea and all around the world. Energy harvesting, the process of capturing regular human output and converting it into energy for practical use, is not only used in transportation but also in renewable energies. Could this be the future?
Rural Development Administration’s overseas official aid ‘KOPIA’ attracts global attention. KOPIA has established KOPIA offices in 22 countries where agricultural experts are dispatched and residents to aid developing countries and help an estimated 1 million overseas farms by 2030. Learn more about their work here.
Heard of Net Zero? SK Trading International announced that it plans to purchase up to 200,000 barrels of net-zero oil each year for five years from US-based Occidental Petroleum Corp. Learn more about what net-zero is and what SK is planning to do with this oil.
Octopus is a beloved food delicacy in South Korea, with 36,899 tons consumed in 2020. But domestic octopus fishing in the country is on the decline. The Korean Government has turned to the use of smart tech to help repopulate octopus communities.
A Korean university dropout turned CEO transforms a desert into an oasis of vegetable gardens.