Hyundai Motor America Honored with Gold Merit Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

Hyundai Motor America has been named a Gold Winner for the 2024 Merit Awards for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Human Resources, highlighting its exceptional philanthropic efforts and youth development programs. The accolade specifically honors Hyundai’s Career Experience Program, an initiative driven in collaboration with its employee resource group (ERG), Amigos Unidos. This program is designed to spark interest and raise awareness about the myriad career opportunities within the automotive industry.

“We are incredibly proud of this recognition from the Merit Awards for our Career Experience Program,” stated Brandon Ramirez, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Hyundai Motor America. “This initiative underscores Hyundai’s unwavering commitment to our local community and to developing the future workforce of the automotive industry.”


The Career Experience Program is tailored for middle school students and first- and second-year college students, providing them with a unique opportunity to engage with Hyundai employees across various departments. Participants can attend workshops that offer insights into diverse career paths within the company, enhancing their understanding of the automotive sector and inspiring their professional ambitions.

The Merit Awards for Human Resources are prestigious accolades judged by a panel of industry executives, Merit Awards staff, media members, and consultants. Judging criteria include leadership, innovation, and the creation of a positive work environment. Hyundai’s recognition in these awards showcases its leadership in CSR and its innovative approach to nurturing the next generation of professionals.

Hyundai's Career Experience Program not only benefits the students but also reinforces the company's commitment to community engagement and workforce development. By investing in these young individuals, Hyundai is helping to build a more knowledgeable and skilled future workforce, ensuring the continued growth and success of the automotive industry.

For more information about Hyundai’s initiatives and its commitment to social responsibility, visit Hyundai Motor America’s official website or follow their social media channels.