Milestones

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  • 2018
    02

    Papago wins in two categories at the German iF Design Awards

    04

    NAVER LABS wins four Red Dot Awards for four of its products

    06

    Ranked 9th in Forbes' list of 100 innvative countries(for fifth consecutive year)

  • 2017
    03

    NAVER ranks first in the National Customer Satisfaction Index(NCSI), Search Portal Service division, for eleventh consecutive year

    05

    Ranked best in company management by CEO Score

    11

    NAVER’s data facility, Gak, recognized as Energy Champion Company

  • 2016
    01

    NAVER ranks first in the National Customer Satisfaction Index(NCSI), Search Portal Service division, for tenth consecutive year(Korea Productivity Center)

    08

    Nominated for Forbes’ list of “The World Most Innovative Companies” for third consecutive year

    10

    Recognized with Presidential Award at the 38th Korea Energy Efficiency Awards by the Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs

    NAVER ranks first in the 2016 KCSI(Korean Customer Satisfaction Index) for thirteenth consecutive year(Korea Management Association)

  • 2015
    01

    LINE Friends recognized with “Best Property” prizes by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association(LIMA) and Asian Licensing Awards(ALA)

    02

    LINE recognized as “Best International Startup” at the 8th Annual Crunchies Awards

    Wins eight design awards, including for NAVER Library and Toss(iF Design Award, Communication category)

    08

    Recognized with Prime Minister's Commendation at “Win-Win Partnership Contest Between Agriculture and Business”(Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs)

    Wins two major design awards, including for B612, a selfie app from LINE; recognized with Red Dot Award’s “Best of the Best” in the Communication Design category

    Wins five major design awards, including for NAVER's subway map; recognized with Red Dot Award’s “Best of the Best” in the Social Responsibility category

    09

    Recognized with Prime Minister's Commendation at “Win-Win Partnership Contest Between Agriculture and Business”(Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs)

    11

    Recognized with Prime Minister’s Commendation at the Software Industry Awards in the publics and civil society category(Ministry of ICT, Science and Future Planning)

  • 2014
    02

    Wins four design awards, including for NAVER's data center, Gak(iF Design Award, Communication category)

    NAVER awarded Lifetime Achievement Award by the Korea Bar Association

    04

    Recognized with Prime Minister’s Commendation for “Excellence in Employment” by the South Korean Minister of Health and Welfare

    05

    Recognized with Presidential Commendation for “Excellence in Gender Equality Employment” by the President/Ministry of Labor

    07

    Wins six design awards including for NAVER's “Korean Language Campaign” at the 2014 International Design Excellence Awards(IDEA)

    08

    Wins five Red Dot Awards for design in various categories, including a Best of the Best nomination for NAVER SDF Data Square

    10

    NAVER Green Factory awarded LEED Platinum certification

    12

    Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award for promoting the software industry by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning

    Recognized with gold prize for charity work in education, Corporate category, by the Ministry of Education

  • 2013
    04

    NHN ranks first in the National Customer Satisfaction Index(NCSI), Search Portal Service division, for eighth consecutive year(Korea Productivity Center)

  • 2012
    04

    NAVER ranks first in the National Customer Satisfaction Index(NCSI), Search Portal Service division, for seventh consecutive year(Korea Productivity Center)

    06

    NAVER App Square and NHN NEXT brand identity receive four Red Dot Design Awards for design

    07

    NAVER Real Estate App, NHN Diary package receive four design awards at the 2012 International Design Excellence Awards(IDEA)

    10

    NHN included in group at “2012 Digital Geospatial EXPO”; recognized with Presidential Commendation by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs

    12

    Wins seven design awards including for NHN NEXT brand identity and LINE(iF Design Award, Communication category)

    NHN awarded top prize in the non-manufacturing category at the 21st “Good Corporations Awards” from the Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice

    NAVER Music recognized as best Korean TV app for everyday use by the Korea Communication Commission

  • 2011
    04

    NHN ranks first in the National Customer Satisfaction Index(NCSI), Search Portal Service division, for sixth consecutive year(Korea Productivity Center)

    07

    NHN recognized as “The Best Venture Business with Highest Sales in 2011” by the Small and Medium Business Administration and Korea Venture Business Association

    08

    Awarded gold in the “2011 Annual Report Competition” for internet services and pictures, silver for publishing, and bronze for design

    10

    NHN Green Factory receives 2011 Excellence Award/Korean Architecture Award

    11

    NAVER App Square and its photo printing package recognized with iF Design Award in the Communication category

    12

    NHN recognized with 2011 award for user data protection by the Korean Communications Commission and Korea Internet and Security Agency

  • 2010
    04

    NHN ranks first among search portals for fifth consecutive year in the National Customer Satisfaction Index(NCSI), (Korea Productivity Center)

    06

    NAVER’s Hangul campaign, “Hangeul, Beauty in every Letter” awarded PR Silver Lions at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival(now the International Festival of Creativity)

    08

    Wins nine design awards, including for NAVER Greenwindow, and Dialogue in the Dark intro clip(iF Design Award, Communication category)

    Wins five awards in the Brand Design category at the Red Dot Awards

    Annual report receives gold in the Internet Service, Publication/Production category and bronze in the Design category(Annual Report Competition 2010 Awards)

    12

    NAVER wins 15 awards, including in the Mobile Web & Media/Information Service category(Web Award Korea)

    NAVER included in Business Insider's list of top 10 tech companies representing Asia