Kyungsun Chung

About Kyungsun Chung

Kyungsun Chung is the Founder and CIO of Root Impact and CEO of HG Initiative. He is a next generation member of the Hyundai family and Board Member of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.

Root Impact is a for-purpose organization, founded in 2012, supporting Changemakers who are creating innovative solutions to tackle social issues. Root Impact envisions a world where everyone can make a real change. In order to help young social entrepreneurs and Changemakers, Root Impact has been building an ‘Impact Ecosystem’ by providing a Changemaker-friendly environment including a co-working space HEYGROUND, co-living houses D-well as well as learning opportunities like Impact Basecamp and Impact Career series.

HG Initiative (Holistic Growth Initiative, HGI), is a community development company that endeavors to build a sustainable and healthy community through real estate development and social venture investment. Since 2014, HGI has developed properties that reflect sustainable value and lifestyle of people, invested two million dollars in eleven social enterprises and launched a sustainable and comprehensive childcare project. HGI is expanding to the global community by establishing HGI America and Communitas America.


Generation Impact

05 Jun 2018

Read session notes here. Session Description The Next Generation of High Net Worth Individuals (Next Gen) in Asia are playing an increasingly important role as change makers in the social space. Many of them are engaging in impact investment activities,…Read More

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