The Korea National Council on Social Welfare(KNCSW) is founded 1952. A prominent organization for voluntary social welfare, and plays the dual role of managing public welfare for the government and being involved in together Korea Social Welfare. The council extends upward to central, municipal and provincial, municipal and county and district social welfare associations, and outward through collaborations with welfare facilities, agencies and organizations to discover and offer private welfare resources. Legal ground of establishment and major functions of KNCSW.
The KNCSW is a legal organization stipulated in the 「Social Welfare Services Act」. In order to promote private social welfare projects, the council conducts research and study on social welfare and presents policy proposals, cooperates and coordinates with social welfare organizations and agencies, discovers people in social welfare needs and links them to private social welfare resources, and establishes social welfare projects designated by the presidential decree. In accordance with the 「Enforcement Decree of the Social Welfare Services Act」, it also provides education and training on social welfare, collects data and publishes publications on social welfare, promotes social welfare, facilitate volunteering activities, creates a culture of donation on social welfare projects, offers education and training to social welfare workers and improve their benefits, introduces social welfare studies and make exchanges with international social welfare organizations.
The CSR center is an organization that belongs to Korean National Council on Social Welfare, creating the right atmosphere of corporate social responsibility and forming a culture of sharing by not only providing the information on fields of corporate social responsibility and the status of activities but also opening a space for suggestions and sharing.