ENTRIES FOR THE SHORTY SOCIAL GOOD AWARDS ARE OPEN NOW ENTER

Shorty Social Good Awards

We are now accepting entries for the Shorty Social Good Awards. Regular deadline to enter is August 31st, 2016.

The Shorty Social Good Awards honor groundbreaking corporate social responsibility and sustainability campaigns that organizational and marketing teams have worked so hard to realize. While the Shorty Awards have long-honored the best of social media, this competition includes efforts made by organizations to improve sustainability and diversity internally, foster globally-minded business partnerships and increase employee community and civic engagement.

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards

Bang yongguk

Finalist in Activism

About Bang yongguk

Bang Yong Guk, born in Korea in 1990, is the leader of B.A.P, 6 boy band in South Korea; B.A.P stands for Best, Absolute, Perfect. Since debuting in 2012, B.A.P has received global attention with a solid presence on Billboard World Album Chart, iTunes Top Album Chart, Twitter's world trends and more. B.A.P was also picked as "The Strongest Newcomer" by MTV-K and by Grammy as "Best of 2012" alongside PSY, only two Asian artists on the list. In 2012, B.A.P received 14 awards worldwide; in 2013, B.A.P embarked on their PACIFIC tour covering 4 major U.S cities and 9 shows in Asia, making all shows sold out. On May of 2013, 3,000 fans gathered at Times Square NYC to see B.A.P at the MTV studio, causing America's major media -- Billboard, Time, and MTV -- to openly praise B.A.P for their achievements. Recently, B.A.P successfully wrapped up their first major Japanese tour, WARRIOR Begins, playing to 40,000 fans in 3 cities, after only debuting in the market two months previously. Bang Yong Guk has shown his interest in charity/activism even before his debut in 2011 by donating to UNICEF, World Vision, Save the Children, and more. His mind and activity affected to the fans all over the world. BABY, the B.A.P's official fan club, got interested in and spent money and time for people around them. Some of them sent certificates to show what kind of charity activities they’ve done and B.A.P also encouraged them by mentioning how their fans make the world better and happier via SNS. Once, Bang said "Celebrities should be the icon of role model," who the youth would like to learn from and to keep doing good things by looking after. B.A.P is the most fast growing K-pop artists in the world now. Bang has 530K followers on his tweeter and B.A.P’s Facebook has almost 1 million likes. And in 2014, B.A.P starts another world tour ‘B.A.P LIVE ON EARTH 2014,’ whose concept is ‘EARTH NEEDS YOU,' which will encourage people to do something for earth.

Bang yongguk's best work on social

https://twitter.com/BAP_Bangyongguk/status/417777991993671680 https://twitter.com/BAP_Bangyongguk/status/404260983633223680 https://twitter.com/BAP_Bangyongguk/status/303467012456341504 https://twitter.com/BAP_Bangyongguk/status/281249414859849728 https://twitter.com/BAP_Bangyongguk/status/213839059649437696 http://youtu.be/ZzNd6KVS4yk