Amorepacific Group believes that the satisfaction and trust of our employees result in the satisfaction and trust of our customers as well as our stakeholders. Building a corporate culture where employees respect the diverse background and differences of others is the path to encouraging individuals to fulfill their potential and a crucial driving force behind our innovation and sustainable growth.
Women Leadership Development Programs
As a company that has grown with women customers, Amorepacific Group is committed to securing and fostering women leadership. We implement various cultural activities and establish relevant policies to create a work environment where everyone can equally demonstrate leadership. As the role of women leaders gain more and more importance for Amorepacific Group to become a global beauty company, the Group manages an internal mentoring program (Half of AP session) to enhance the capabilities of women leaders and foster more women leaders. Half of AP session is a program where women executives share their experience and knowledges to newly promoted women team leaders or women members with experience, supporting them in performing their roles and leading our corporate culture.
|Percentage of women employees (%)||71.0||72.0||72.0||74.7||75.2||74.9|
|Percentage of women in management (%)||30.4||33.4||33.6||32.8||35.6||35.5|
Women employees and women in management
Maternity and Childcare Support
Amorepacific Group runs a ‘Care for Expectant Moms’ program to create a more positive corporate culture for expectant mothers. The program promotes reduced work hours, prenatal tests during work hours and no overtime working, in addition to educating team leaders and members to be considerate of their pregnant colleagues. The program also provides chairs, footrests, and blankets with anti-electromagnetic wave protection that help relieve physical discomfort at work as well as stretch mark creams and supplements to take care of their health during pregnancy. In addition, new parents are encouraged to take maternity leave. The Group runs in-house daycare centers at our Global Headquarters, Yongin R&D Center and AMORE Beauty Park in Osan. We also implement reduced working hours during the infancy of the child.
|No. of employees who took parental leave (persons)||289||289||321||259||248||273|
|Rate of return to work after parental leave (%)||99.0||92.4||96.4||98.8||92.2||97.3|
|One-year retention rate after returning to work (%)||84.3||84.9||81.4||84.6||83.1||80.2|
Parental leave statistics (domestic)
Inclusive Workplace without Barriers
WeDream, Supporting Economic Autonomy of Individuals with Disabilities
Amorepacific Group established a subsidiary, WeDream, which serves as a standard workplace for individuals with disabilities, to provide decent jobs for individuals who are alienated from the job market due to their physical inconvenience, helping them achieve social and economic autonomy. As of 2019, more than 70% of the employees at WeDream are individuals with severe disabilities and 56% are women. WeDream employees work at Osan AMORE Beauty Park’s Logistics Support Unit in shipping packaging. Also, 16 health keepers with visual impairment and 2 employees with physical disability work at Laon, a manipulative therapy center located in Amorepacific headquarters. Proceeds from Laon were donated to 3 organizations in 2018, including Korea Blind Union, and in 2019, proceeds in the amount of KRW 46 million were donated to Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation. In 2019, Wedream delivered a donation of KRW 5 million to Osan Center for Independent Living for Individuals with Severe Disabilities. By opening a steam car washing service, CarOn, the Group created more job positions for WeDream employees. In 2019, WeDream, which has led in achieving employment diversity, was awarded ‘Workplace of the Year’, a grand prize awarded by the Minister of Employment and Labor, and a commendation for excellence in employing individuals with disabilities by the Governor of Gyeonggi-do.
innisfree, Enhancing Workplace Diversity through Employment of Individuals with Severe Disabilities
Under the slogan ‘Working Together at innisfree’, innisfree enhanced workplace diversity by hiring 6 employees with severe disabilities as gardeners and nail artists. Female employees with severe hearing disabilities were employed as nail artists at innisfree’s company welfare facility, ‘inninail’. Service fees paid by innisfree employees were donated to the Autism Korea, creating a virtuous circle. In addition, ‘inninail Outreach’, a hand care service provided by inninail nail artists with hearing impairment, and ‘My Valuable Self – Beauty Class’ that offers classes on skincare and makeup, supported women with developmental disabilities lead more independent lives.