Corporate Governance

Pulmuone continuously strives to establish “Advanced Governance” that provides for a system of checks and balances between the Board of Directors and Management.
Differences with Best Practices of Corporate Governance
Recommendations on Best Practices of Corporate Governance Introduction Note
Introduction of the Corporate Governance Charter Introduced -
Introduction of the Code of Ethics for the Board of Directors and Employees Introduced -
Adoption of the concentrated voting system and its announcement Not introduced -
Announcement of disclosure of whether Non-executive Directors form the majority of the Board of Directors Introduced 7 out of 11 Non-executive Directors (63.6%)
Separation of the Representative Director and Chairperson of the Board of Directors or appointment of senior Non-executive Directors Introduced -
Announcement of the details of the Board’s activities, the Board’s attendance rate, and disclosure of pros and cons of major agendas Introduced -
Composition of the Director Candidate Recommendation Committee Introduced 4 Non-executive Directors
Composition of the Compensation Committee Introduced 4 Non-executive Directors
Announcement of whether the Audit Committee is fully composed of Non-executive Directors Introduced -
Introduction of rules and regulations for the roles and operating procedures of the Board of Directors and its Committees Introduced -
Joining of compensation liability insurance for directors at the company’s expense Introduced -
Evaluation of the activities of the Board of Directors Introduced -
Maintenance of independence of External Auditors Introduced -
Verification of the accuracy and integrity of financial reports made by the CEO and CFO Introduced -
Explanation about the differences from Best Practices Introduced -
Announcement (in Korean and English) of the audit report and important notices Partially introduced Public announcement (in Korean)
ESG (Environment, Society, and Governance) evaluation grade

In the annual ESG evaluation led by KCGS (Korea Corporate Governance Service), Pulmuone is the only F&B company in Korea rated as A+ in the ESG evaluation for 3 consecutive years. The company received an A+ as its ESG integrated grade for the first time in 2017.

Category 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
ESG Integrated grade A+ A+ A+ A B+
Environment (E) grade A A A A B+
Society (S) grade A+ A A A+ B+
Governance (G) grade A+ A+ A+ A B+
  • Evaluation agency: Korea Corporate Governance Service (KCGS)
  • ESG evaluation: ESG ratings enable capital market participants to more intuitively identify the level of possible Risk related to the ESG of listed companies. It also allows them to conduct annual evaluation for the purpose of supporting decision-making for investment.