History

Respected & Value No.1 GS
"Today is a very meaningful day as we take our first step and pledge to become Korea's leading company."
As Chairman Chang-Soo Huh announced in a soft yet firm voice, GS took the first step toward a long journey to become a 100-year company on March 31, 2005 at the Amoris Hall of GS Tower.
New Engine for Sustainable Growth
Exploring new growth strategy based on change and innovation
2012 01 GS E&C
Announced Vision 2020
 
GS Energy
Established GS Energy
02 GS SHOP
Entered into the Vietnam market
 
GS E&C
Launched the small-sized apartment brand 'Xi-Ella'
04 GS SHOP
Entered into the China market
05 GS Global
As a part of strategies of business diversification, expanded the business of overseas resources development by acquiring shares of the ‘Nemaha Oil Field Development Project'
06 GS E&C
Took over Inima, a water and environmental arm of a Spanish construction giant
 
GS Energy
Acquisition of E&P, Gas & Power, Green Growth biz from GS Caltex
07 GS SHOP
Entered into the Indonesia market
08 GS Sports
GS Caltex Seoul Kixx Volleyball Team, Winner: 2012 KOVO Cup
09 GS E&C
Awarded the Grand Prize of Construction field in the BIM(Building Information Modeling) Awards 2012
 
GS Caltex
Established GS Caltex China Co., Ltd.
 
GS E&C
Rated as the Most Reliable Corporation 4 years in a row
Admitted into the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 3 years in a row & named the global leader in the construction and material supersector
11 GS EPS
Completed the construction of China Biomass Power Plant(30MW)
12 GS SHOP
First home shopping company in Korea to record over KRW 3 trillion in gross sales volume
 
GS Caltex
Awarded with USD 25 billion Export Tower Prize
 
GS Sports
FC Seoul, Winner: K League
 
GS SHOP
Awarded with USD 5 million Export Tower Prize
 
GS Sports
FC Seoul, Recorded: Highest attendance in 3 consecutive seasons
FC Seoul, Recorded: Single-season win(29 wins)
FC Seoul, Recorded: Single-season point(96 points)
2013 01 GS Caltex
Completed the No. 4 HOU (VGOFCC, 53,000 BPSD, total 268,000 BPSD)
02 GS Energy
Boryeong LNG Terminal Establishment (Joint Venture in August)
03 GS Sports
GS Caltex Seoul Kixx Volleyball Team, Runner-up: 2012~2013 V-League(Runner-up: Regular season)
 
GS SHOP
Entered into the Turkey market
05 GS EPS
Ground breaking of Dangjin Biomass Power Plant
06 GS Sports
FC Seoul, Recorded: 400th wins of K League
10 GS Caltex
Completed Czech Compounded Resin plant
11 GS Caltex
Completed Jinju Compounded Resin plant
 
GS Sports
FC Seoul, Runner-up: AFC Champions League
12 GS SHOP
Awarded with USD 10 million Export Tower Prize
 
GS
Acquisition of GS E&R (former STX Energy)
2014 01 GS Caltex
Proclaimed 'Value No.1 Energy & Chemical Partner' as new corporate vision
 
GS E&C
Moved the company building to Business Portfolio Gran Seoul, Cheongjin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul
02 GS SHOP
Entered into the Malaysia market (Established ASTRO GS SHOP with ASTRO LAMAYSIA HOLDINGS, Malaysia's largest pay TV company)
 
GS E&C
Received the order for Karbala Project, Iraq at USD 6 billion (USD 2.3 billion for us)
Received the order for Clean Fuels Project, Kuwait at USD 4.8 billion (USD 1.6 billion for us)
04 GS EPS
Ground breaking of Jeju Wind Power Plant(30MW)
06 GS SHOP
Completed the construction of GS Gangseo N Tower
 
GS Retail
Organized Food Safety Seminar and Pledge Ceremony with partners.
07 GS Global
DKT, Changed company name to GS Entec
 
GS Energy
30% acquisition of Cheongna Energy Co., Ltd.
10 GS E&R
Established GS Pocheon CHP Corporation
11 GS Sports
FC Seoul, Runner-up: FA Cup
2015 07 GS SHOP
Opened <GS MY SHOP>, T-commerce Channel
08 GS SHOP
Entered into the Russia market (Established BUM LLC with Rostelecom, Russia's largest telecom company)
 
GS E&R
Started the construction of CHP plant
10 GS Sports
FC Seoul, Winner: FA Cup
12 GS SHOP
Won the Presidential Prize in the 20th Korea Marketing/Distribution Grand Awards
2016 01 GS Caltex
Established a corporation of Compounded Resin plant in Mexico
03 GS Retail
Launched a ‘Youus’ (A Integration Private brand of GSRetail)
 
GS E&C
Received the order for T301 Project, Thomson-East Coast Line Contract in Singapore
 
GS Retail
Started a free legal advice service for Franchise manager
05 GS Retail
Organized Food Safety Seminar and Pledge Ceremony with partners
 
GS E&R
A wind power plant of GS Yeongyang Windpower Co., Ltd is Completed totally (59.4MW, ESS 50.4MW)
06 GS Retail
Opened Electric charger GS25 branch in Je-ju (CVS Industry first)
Opened 10,000 stores (GS25)
 
GS Sports
Attained 9th record of Most spectators in a single game (K-League, june 18, 47,899 spectators)
07 GS Retail
Won the 1st Place, Korean Standard-Service Quality Index CVS Division (GS25, 13times)
Won the Grand Prize for third consecutive year, Korea Service Grand Prix (GSRetail)
Signed a contract fot partnership with Franchise managers (GS25)
09 GS Sports
FC seoul, First Korean Club with over 300,000 attendances in 7 consecutive seasons
11 GS Sports
FC seoul, Winner: K League 2016
 
GS E&C
Opened 200th Study rooms of dream and hopes (Home study support)
12 GS E&C
Opened Singapore Safety Innovation School
Received the order for coal fired power plant in Botswana, Africa
 
GS SHOP
Selected as No. 1 Company in TV Home Shopping industry of National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI)
 
GS Retail
Won the overall-grand prize, the management grand award (a total of 8 times, The entrance of the Hall of Fame)
 
GS Sports
FC Seoul, Runner-up: FA Cup
2017 01 GS Energy
Boryeong LNG Terminal began commercial operation
02 GS Retail
Selected as No.1 company in Korea’s most admired companies (GS25, For 14years in a row)
03 GS E&R
A power plant of GS Donghae Electric Power Co., Ltd began commercial operation
04 GS SHOP
Selected as the industry's first professional trading partner
05 GS Caltex
The fiftieth anniversary of the establishment
2018 08 GS SHOP
Held ‘Good Product Fair' to enhance the quality of the social enterprise
 
GS EPS
Signed off a 10% acquisition contract for Linden Gas Plant (New Jersey, USA)
10 GS
Held the GWG (Grow with GS) Venture Networking Meeting
11 GS Retail
Won the 3 awards in ‘2018 Korea Social contribution Awards’ (The grand prize, The health and welfare minister's award, etc.)