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This photo was taken February 26, 2020 at SK Telecom Co.’s Seoul headquarters. (Yonhap), SEOUL, April 29, (Korea Bizwire). SK Telecom Co. is South Korea’s largest mobile operator. It announced Thursday that it has formed an alliance with global tech giants such as Microsoft Corp. and SAP to support local startups in the ESG (environmental, social, and governance) sectors. According to SK Telecom, the alliance, called ESG Korea 2021 will provide information and communication technology-based solutions to startups that are interested in solving social problems and helping them measure their progress. It will select 15 startups to participate in a six-month accelerator program. The alliance will help startups connect with industry experts and investment firms to expand into overseas markets. SK Telecom stated that it will use its own startup support program to assist the companies, while Microsoft will offer assistance based upon its Global Social Entrepreneurship program. (Yonhap)